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The Academic pic 1-1Hot on the heels of announcing their biggest headline show to date at Iveagh Gardens (July 20th 2018) in Dublin, indie rockers The Academic have just announced their biggest international headline tour to date taking in the US, UK and Europe.



The band who release their eagerly anticipated debut album ‘Tales From The Backseat’ – due for release on Friday January 12th – , have spent the last couple of years firmly establishing themselves as one of the most exciting live bands on the circuit and at festivals across the world, their captivatingly intense live shows have truly won the hearts of their every increasing fanbase. 2018 is shaping up to be an incredible year for the Westmeath four-piece.

‘Tales From The Backseat’ was recorded in Los Angeles and at Abbey Road Studios, London and produced by Tim Pagnotta, (Walk The Moon, Neon Trees, Saint Motel) mixed by Adam Hawkins, (Twenty One Pilots) & Rich Costey (Foo Fighters, Foster The People) and mastered by Ted Jensen at Sterling Sound.

Live Dates

US/CANADA                                                             EUROPE/UK

FEB     13        WASHINGTON DC               APR     9         VIENNA

FEB      14        PHILADELPHIA, PA           APR     10        MILAN

FEB      15        NEW YORK                           APR     12        PARIS

FEB      17        BOSTON, MA                        APR     13        BRUSSELS

FEB      18        ALBNY, NY                            APR     14        GENK

FEB      20        TORONTO                             APR     15        AMSTERDAM

FEB      21        COLUMBUS, OH                  APR     18        SOUTHAMPTON

FEB      23        CHICAGO, IL                        APR     19        LONDON

FEB      24        NASHVILLE, TN                    APR     21        OXFORD

FEB      25        KANSAS CITY, MO                APR     22        BIRMINGHAM

FEB      27        DENVER, CO                         APR     25        LEEDS

MAR    2         SEATTLE, WA                          APR     26        GLASGOW

MAR    3         PORTLAND, OR                      APR     27        MANCHESTER

MAR    5         SAN FRANCISCO, CA          JUL      20        DUBLIN

MAR    6         LOS ANGELES

MAR     7         SAN DIEGO