WATERPARKS ANNOUNCES CO-HEADLINE TOUR WITH TOO CLOSE TO TOUCH
Houston, TX’s Waterparks has just announced a North American co-headline tour with Too Close To Touch. The tour will kick off on February 9 in Dallas, TX. Joining on the month long run will be Creeper (February 14 – March 3) and Chapel (February 9 – 13 and March 4 – 8). Waterparks was also recently announced as the opener on All Time Low’s upcoming UK run, with additional support from SWMRS. All upcoming tour dates can be found below; including the band’s last performance of 2016: an acoustic in-store performance at Cactus Music in Houston, TX on December 17.
Tickets for all shows are on sale now at waterparksband.com.
Waterparks latest music video, for “Stupid For You”, can be seen now at youtube.com/equalvision. The video was directed by Ernie Gilbert (I the Mighty, Bayside) and the song comes from the band’s debut full-length, Double Dare, which was just released on November 4 via Equal Vision Records.
Leading up to the full album premiere, Waterparks saw exclusive looks from Sirius XM Hits 1 for the premiere of “Hawaii (Stay Awake)” on Pete Wentz’s Hits & Misses show and with BBC Radio 1 for the premiere of “Royal” on Rock Show with Daniel P Carter, where the song has also been named the Rockest Record and has since seen additional spins on the shows of Clara Amfo and Huw Stephens (hosted by Phil Taggert).
Double Dare was recorded in Los Angeles, CA with Benji Madden (Good Charlotte, 5 Seconds of Summer) and Courtney Ballard (5 Seconds of Summer, All Time Low). Double Dare is the follow-up to three EPs: Cluster (2016), Black Light (2014) and Airplane Conversations (2012).
The past year has been truly groundbreaking for Waterparks, who signed to Equal Vision Records, partnered with MDDN co., released Cluster, embarked on their first ever full US and UK tours, and landed spots for Knight on the covers of Alternative Press and Kerrang! magazines. The band has also toured as direct support on Good Charlotte’s US and UK reunion shows, on the entirety of the 2016 Vans Warped Tour, performed at SXSW, So What?! and Slam Dunk festivals, completed two UK tours – one of which included performances at the prestigious Reading and Leeds Fest, and most recently wrapped up a full US run with Sleeping With Sirens, State Champs, and Tonight Alive.
Waterparks is comprised of vocalist/guitarist Awsten Knight, guitarist/vocalist Geoff Wigington, and drummer/vocalist Otto Wood.
Waterparks – acoustic in-store performance
Dec 17 Houston, TX @ Cactus Music
US TOUR: Waterparks and Too Close To Touch w/Creeper and Chapel*
Feb 09 Dallas, TX @ Prophet Bar
Feb 10 Houston, TX @ The Secret Group
Feb 11 San Antonio, TX @ Jack’s Patio Bar
Feb 13 Phoenix, AZ @ Joe’s Grotto
Feb 14 Anaheim, CA @ Chain Reaction
Feb 15 San Francisco, CA @ Bottom of the Hill
Feb 17 Seattle, WA @ El Corazon
Feb 18 Portland, OR @ Analog Theatre & Lounge
Feb 20 Salt Lake City, UT @ In The Venue
Feb 21 Denver, CO @ Marquis Theater
Feb 23 Minneapolis, MN @ The Garage
Feb 24 Chicago, IL @ Beat Kitchen
Feb 25 Detroit, MI @ Underground at Dime
Feb 26 Toronto, ON @ Hard Luck
Feb 28 Cleveland, OH @ Mahall’s
Mar 01 Philadelphia, PA @ Blackbox at Underground Arts
Mar 02 Worcester, MA @ Palladium (upstairs)
Mar 03 New York, NY @ Studio at Webster Hall
Mar 04 West Haven, CT @ German Club at UNH
Mar 05 Baltimore, MD @ Metro
Mar 06 Chapel Hill, NC @ Local 506
Mar 07 Atlanta, GA @ Purgatory at Masquerade
Mar 08 Orlando, FL @ Backbooth
* Creeper appearing Feb 14 – Mar 3; Chapel appearing Feb 9 – Feb 13 and Mar 4 – 8
UK TOUR: All Time Low w/SWMRS and Waterparks
Mar 10 London, UK @ Eventim Apollo
Mar 11 Cardiff, UK @ Great Hall
Mar 13 Southampton, UK @ O2 Guildhall
Mar 14 Cambridge, UK @ Corn Exchange
Mar 15 Leeds, UK @ O2 Academy
Mar 16 Birmingham, UK @ O2 Academy
Mar 18 Liverpool, UK @ Mountford Hall, Liverpool Guild of Students
Mar 19 Belfast, IE @ Ulster Hall
Mar 20 Dublin, IE @ Olympia Theatre
Mar 22 Bristol, UK @ O2 Academy
Mar 23 Manchester, UK @ O2 Apollo
Mar 24 Sheffield, UK @ O2 Academy
Mar 25 NewcastleUpon Tyne, UK @ O2 Academy
Mar 27 Edinburgh, UK @ Edinburgh Corn Exchange
Mar 28 Glasgow, UK @ O2 Academy
Mar 30 Norwich, UK @ The Nick Rayns LCR
Mar 31 London, UK @ O2Academy Brixton