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Copeland Announce Farewell Tour

December 21, 2009 by  
Filed under Daily Music News

Copeland have announced their farewell tour kicking off March 3rd in North Carolina. I Can Make a Mess Like Nobody’s Business, Person L and Deas Vail will be joining them on their final trek.

“Doing a final headline tour was a priority for all of us says guitarist” Bryan Laurenson. “We didn’t want to end our journey without the opportunity to say “thank you” to all of our fans in person. We’re really excited about the lineup, and I think it’s going to be a fun and somewhat emotional experience.”
 
Copeland will be performing a retrospective set each night including songs from every album, calling back to the days when the songs were originally conceived. Playing each night like it is in fact their last show, the band will be sure to bring everything they’ve got to each performance.  

Copeland Farewell Tour Dates:
Wed/Mar-03   Carrboro, NC   Cat’s Cradle
Thurs/Mar-04  Towson, MD   Recher Theater
Fri/Mar-05   Philadelphia, PA  Theatre of the Living Arts
Sat/Mar-06   Cambridge, MA  The Middle East Downstairs
Sun/Mar-07   New York, NY  Bowery Ballroom
Mon/Mar-08   Brooklyn, NY   Music Hall of Williamsburg
Wed/Mar-10   Toronto, ON   Opera House
Thurs/Mar-11  Millvale, PA   Mr. Small’s Theatre
Fri/Mar-12   Akron, OH   Musica
Sat/Mar-13   East Lansing, MI  Small Planet
Sun/Mar-14   Chicago, IL   Metro
Mon/Mar-15   Minneapolis, MN  Varsity Theater
Wed/Mar-17   Omaha, NE   Slowdown
Thurs/Mar-18  Lawrence, KS  Granada
Fri/Mar-19   Englewood, CO  Gothic Theater
Sat/Mar-20   Murray, UT   Murray Theater
Mon/Mar-22   Seattle, WA   El Corazon
Tues/Mar-23   Portland, OR   Hawthorne Theater
Thurs/Mar-25  Pomona, CA   Glasshouse
Fri/Mar-26   Los Angeles, CA  El Rey Theatre
Sat/Mar-27   San Francisco, CA  Slim’s
Mon/Mar-29   La Jolla, CA   Porter’s Pub
Tues/Mar-30   Tempe, AZ   The Clubhouse Music Venue
Thurs/Apr-01  Austin, TX   Emo’s Alternative Lounging (Outdoor)
Fri/Apr-02   Dallas, TX   The Door
Sat/Apr-03   Tulsa, OK   The Marquee
Mon/Apr-05   Nashville, TN  Rocketown
Tues/Apr-06   Knoxville, TN  The Square Room
Wed/Apr-07   Atlanta, GA   The Masquerade
Thurs/Apr-08  St. Petersburg, FL  The State Theatre
Fri/Apr-09   Ft. Lauderdale, FL  Culture Room
Sat/Apr-10   Orlando, FL   The SocialSun/Apr-11   Orlando, FL   The Social

Copeland Announce Summer Headlining Tour

Florida indie rockers Copeland have announced a US headlining tour to kick off in Tulsa, OK on July 3rd, 2009.  Anchor & Braille and Sherwood will be joining them.  The tour supports the band’s latest release You Are My Sunshine out now Tooth and Nail Records.

Copeland most recently kicked off an itunes exclusive of The Grey Man EP which features bonus content that is currently being sold on 12” vinyl in stores.  Check it out here: The Grey Man EP and 12” feature

Check out Copeland on tour:

Jul 3 2009     8:00P       Marquee  Tulsa, Oklahoma
Jul 5 2009     8:00P       Launchpad  Albuquerque, New Mexico
Jul 7 2009     7:30P       The Clubhouse  Tempe, Arizona
Jul 8 2009     7:00P       House of Blues San Diego San Diego, California
Jul 9 2009     7:30P       Downtown Brewing Co  San Luis Obispo, California
Jul 10 2009   8:00P       The Boardwalk  Orangevale, California
Jul 11 2009   8:00P       Hotel Cafe Los Angeles, California
Jul 12 2009   8:00P       House of Blues   Anaheim Anaheim, California
Jul 15 2009   7:30P       The Marquis Theatre  Denver, Colorado
Jul 17 2009   8:00P       House Of Bricks Des Moines, Iowa
Jul 18 2009   7:00P       Mixtape Cafe  Grand Rapids, Michigan
Jul 19 2009   7:30P       The Mad Hatter Covington, Kentucky
Jul 20 2009   7:30P       Musica  Akron, Ohio
Jul 21 2009   8:00P       Uncle Pleasants  Louisville, Kentucky
Jul 23 2009   8:00P       Revolution Music Room  Little Rock, Arkansas
Jul 24 2009   6:30P       Hi-Tone Cafe  Memphis, Tennessee
Jul 25 2009   8:00P       The Square Room   Knoxville, Tennessee
Jul 26 2009   7:30P       Music Farm Charleston, South Carolina

For more information, please visit www.thecopelandsite.comorwww.myspace.com/copeland.

Aaron Marsh of Copeland

December 5, 2006 by  
Filed under Interviews

copaCurrently finishing up their current tour with The Appleseed Cast, Owen, and Acute, Copeland (Aaron Marsh on vocals, guitar, and keyboards, Bryan Laurenson on guitar, James Likeness on bass, and Jonathan Bucklew on drums) just released their third full length album “Eat, Sleep, Repeat”.  The band, recently picked up by Columbia Records, unleashed everything they had into this new album from the unique rumblings of a vibraphone to the inviting sound of strings, they left no stone unturned.  Wanting to keep the organic feel of the music, they left in the fret noise and the natural sounds encountered in the recording process.

The outcome?  An album they call “the biggest step that Copeland has ever taken in any one direction.” Going into it, they knew they would face the fact that some fans would like it, and some wouldn’t, but they didn’t feel pressured to stick to any sort of formula.  They wanted to stay true to their creative progression. They went into it with blazing guns and recorded an album that they are quite proud of. Self described as lush it’s not just the band standing behind this album, fans and critics alike are eating it up and asking for more.

Vocalist and chief songwriter Aaron Marsh sat down with TWRY to talk about their new label, their new album, and the nonstop rollercoaster of life on the road… Read more