Following their Riot Fest appearance this weekend, The Academy Is… have revealed that they will head out on an anniversary tour to celebrate their 2005 debut, ‘Almost Here’.
“YES, TAI is BACK!,” they posted via Facebook on Sunday (13th September), having been on hiatus for the past few years. “Check here tomorrow at 1pm EST / 10am PST for all things related to our Almost Here Anniversary Tour!
“Tomorrow, we’ll be: unveiling tour dates, sharing how to purchase tix, how to reserve your copy of Almost Here vinyl, and sharing special VIP TIX PRE-SALE LINKS so you can make sure you secure a ticket as these shows will sell out fast!”
The dates have since been announced, kicking off in Florida on 4th December. The full details are:
04 Lake Buena Vista, FL, House of Blues Orlando
05 Atlanta, GA, Masquerade
06 Carrboro, NC, Cat’s Cradle
08 Norfolk, VA, Norva Theater
09 Washington, DC, 9:30 Club
10 Sayreville, NJ, Starland Ballroom
12 Philadelphia, PA, The Trocadero Theatre
13 Boston, MA, House of Blues
15 New York, NY, Best Buy Theater
17 Cleveland, OH, House of Blues
18 Detroit, MI, St. Andrews Hall
19 Cincinnati, OH, Bogarts
20 Chicago, IL, House of Blues
22 Milwaukee, WI, The Rave
26 Santa Ana, CA, The Observatory
30 San Francisco, CA, Regency Ballroom
31 San Diego, CA, The Observatory
Tickets go on general from Friday 18th September.