With Confidence

While She Sleeps dropped a new music video—plus, don’t miss a Bring Me The Horizon mashup by Luke Holland. Check out the news you might have missed today below!

1. Taco, craft beer and punk-rock festival announces more dates

You read that correctly: Sabroso Craft Beer, Taco & Music Festival will be hitting more venues in the Western U.S. this coming April. Last month, the California-based festival announced an expanded two-day stretch in early April, and they’re now revealing even more dates. The festival provides over 100 craft beers, tacos and lucha-libre style wrestling, along with punk heavyweights such as Black Flag, the Offspring, the Vandals, Strung Out and Dwarves. Bad Religion and Sum 41 will also hop on a few dates, which you can check out below. You can grab your tickets here.  

Dates:
04/06 – Dana Point, CA @ Doheny State Beach
04/07 – Dana Point, CA @ Doheny State Beach
04/14 – Fort Worth, TX @ Panther Island
04/27 – Salt Lake City, UT @ Utah State Fairgrounds
04/28 – Denver, CO @ Fiddler’s Green Amphitheatre

2. Cage The Elephant announce co-headlining tour with Beck

Cage The Elephant will be hitting the road with folk-rock legend Beck in July for the Night Running tour. The tour announcement comes fresh off the reveal of their fifth studio album, Social Cues, which is set to drop April 19 via RCA Records. Tickets go on sale here Feb. 15. You can check out dates below.  

Dates:
05/04 – Atlanta, GA @ Shaky Knees Music Festival
07/11 – Ridgefield, WA @ Sunlight Supply Amphitheater*^
07/13 – George, WA @ The Gorge*^
07/16 – Mountain View, CA @ Shoreline Amphitheater*^
07/17 – Irvine, CA @ Five Point Amphitheater*^
07/19 – Las Vegas, NV @ Park Theater*^
07/20 – Chula Vista,CA @ North Island Credit Union Amphitheatre*^
07/21 – Phoenix, AZ @ Ak–Chin Pavilion*^
07/23 – Denver, CO @ Fiddler’s Green Amphitheater*^
07/26 – Austin, TX @ Austin 360 Amphitheater*#
07/27 – Dallas, TX @ The Dos Equis Pavilion*#
07/28 – Houston, TX @ Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion*#
07/30 – St. Louis, MO @ Hollywood Casino Amphitheater*#
07/31 – Chicago, IL @ Huntington Bank Pavilion @ Northerly Island*#
08/02 – Cincinnati, OH @ Riverbend Music Center*#
08/03 – Detroit, MI @ DTE Energy Music Theater*#
08/04 – Indianapolis, IN @ Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center*#
08/11 – Toronto, ON @ Budweiser Stage*^
08/12 – Saratoga Springs, NY @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center*^
08/13 – Darien Center, NY @ Darien Lake Amphitheater*^
08/15 – Mansfield, MA @ Xfinity Center*^
08/16 – Gilford, NH @ Bank of New Hampshire*^
08/17 – New York, NY @ Forest Hill Stadium*
08/20 – Holmdel, NJ @ PNC Bank Arts Center*^
08/21 – Camden, NJ @ BB&T Pavilion*^
08/22 – Columbia, MD @ Merriweather Post Pavilion*^
08/24 – Raleigh, NC @ Coastal Credit Union Music Park*^
08/25 – Charlotte, NC @ PNC Music Pavilion*^
08/27 – Birmingham, AL @ Oak Mountain Amphitheatre*^
08/29 – Tampa, FL @ MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre*^
08/30 – West Palm Beach, FL @ Coral Sky Amphitheatre*^
* co-headlining with Beck, with special guest Spoon
^ with Starcrawler and Sunflower Bean
# with Wild Belle

3. TOOPOOR debuts eerie new music video

TOOPOOR dropped her debut single along with a dark, new music video for “Crazy Girls.” The video is her first official release after building a cult social media following, with the song’s teaser amassing over 89,000 likes on Instagram.

4. To Write Love On Her Arms to host Valentine’s Day Twitter chat, fundraiser

Single for Valentine’s Day? Don’t worry, the 12th annual Valentine’s Day Doesn’t Have To Suck Twitter chat is on the way, hosted by To Write Love On Her Arms founder Jamie Tworkowski. The organization is looking to show that nobody’s alone on Valentine’s Day, or any day for that matter. All are free to join the chat and help raise funds on Facebook and Twitch, which launches Feb. 14 at 8 p.m. EST.

5. Awake At Last take aim at social media with new single, music video

Awake At Last dropped a new single with a music video, “Dead Generation.” The song takes a clear angle on how social media affects real-life interaction, making users more antisocial. The latest single is off their upcoming album, The Change, which drops this summer.

Dates:
02/11 – Orlando, FL @ Soundbar
02/12 –Tampa, FL @ Brass Mug
02/13 – Greenville, SC @ The Radio Room
02/15 – Jacksonville, FL @ Jack Rabbits
02/16 – Savannah, GA @ Ships of the Sea Museum Garden, Aura Fest
02/17 – Atlanta, GA @ Purgatory at The Masquerade
03/27 – Des Moines, IA @  Vaudeville Mews
03/28 – Omaha, NE @ Lookout Lounge

6. While She Sleeps drop new music video

While She Sleeps dropped a new video for “THE GUILTY PARTY.” The song is the third released off the band’s upcoming album, SO WHAT?, which drops March 1. You can preorder the album here.

7. Luke Holland shares Bring Me The Horizon mashup

Luke Holland performed a blended cover of Bring Me The Horizon’s “ouch” and “fresh bruises.” This is the latest of Holland’s many drum-defying covers from his YouTube channel, rehashing anyone from Post Malone to Skrillex.

8. With Confidence plug in for self-cover

With Confidence reworked a “Pâquerette (Without Me),” this time with electric instruments and amps. The band performed the revamped single, now titled “Without Me (Pâquerette)” for a group of 100 Spotify listeners for the music video, which you can check out here. The band are out on tour supporting Set It Off with tickets available here and dates below.

Dates:
02/15 – Las Vegas, NV @ Vinyl
02/16 – Pomona, CA @ The Glass House
02/17 – Santa Cruz, CA @ Atrium at The Catalyst
02/19 – Portland, OR @ Hawthorne Theater
02/20 – Seattle, WA @ El Corazon
02/23 – Salt Lake City, UT @ In The Venue
02/24 – Denver, CO @ Marquis Theatre
02/26 – Chicago, IL @ Metro
02/27 – Pontiac, MI @ Crofoot Ballroom
02/28 – New York, NY @ Gramercy Theatre
03/02 – Millvale, PA @ Mr. Smalls Theatre
03/03 – Philadelphia, PA @ Union Transfer
03/05 – Cleveland Heights, OH @ Grog Shop
03/06 – Toronto, CA @ Mod Club
03/08 – Boston, MA @ Paradise Rock Club
03/09 – Baltimore, MD @ Baltimore Soundstage
03/10 – Greensboro, NC @ Blind Tiger
03/13 – Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade (Hell)
03/15 – Orlando, FL @ The Abbey
03/18 – Dallas, TX @ 2513 Deep Ellum
03/19 – Houston, TX @ White Oak Music Hall
03/20 – San Antonio, TX @ Alamo City Music Hall
03/22 – Mesa, AZ @ The Nile
03/23 – West Hollywood, CA @ The Roxy
03/24 – San Francisco, CA @ Great American Music Hall