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Less Than Jake Release Surprise EP “Greetings From…”

June 22, 2011 by  
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Less Than Jake surprised fans yesterday morning with an unannounced release of a new EP of five songs titled Greetings From…  Released on their own label Sleep It Off Records the EP will be sold directly to fans digitally at the band’s website www.lessthanjake.com as well as the merch table during 2011 Vans Warped Tour and subsequent tours afterward.

About Greetings From…
A return to form without backtracking, Greetings From… breathlessly amps up the ska and punk in five tracks of the kind of fun party songs that Less Than Jake built their nearing two decade history. From the ‘begging for a call-and-response’ exuberance of “I Can’t Yell Any Louder” to the skank-inducing “Goodbye, Mr. Personality” to the pogo-stomp of “Harvey Wallbanger” to the reggae-sway of “Oldest Trick in the Book” to the breakneck punk stylings of “Life Out Loud”, Less Than Jake pack everything that made them one of the reigning godfathers of the US ska scene.

Catch Less Than Jake out on Warped Tour all summer!

For all the latest on Less Than Jake:
www.lessthanjake.com
www.facebook.com/lessthanjake
www.twitter.com/lessthanjake

Concert Gallery: Less Than Jake At The Water Street Music Hall In Rochester, NY

February 9, 2011 by  
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Less Than Jake
January 31, 2011
Water Street Music Hall– Rochester, NY
Photos by: Jeff Gerew

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Concert Gallery: Less Than Jake at the House of Blues in Boston, MA

December 30, 2010 by  
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Less Than Jake
December 28, 2010
House of Blues – Boston, MA
Photos by: Mary Ouellette

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Less Than Jake Announce 2011 Tour Dates, Get Your Pre-Sale Tix Today!

October 14, 2010 by  
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Less Than Jake will be kicking off their NA Tour in mid-January and circling around the U.S. in preparation for some big plans in 2011. Support for these dates will be Supervillains, Off With Their Heads with local acts added at a later date. Presale for these tickets for these dates will begin on Thursday, October 14th at 9:00am PST at www.lessthanjaketix.com  and you can check out the full list of dates and locations below.

Presale packages include different tiers that offer difference bonus packages, some of which will include expanded re-releases of Losing Streak and Hello Rockview.

Tour Dates:

JANUARY
19 Sebastian, FL – Captain Hiram’s – Grand Sand Backstage
20 Jacksonville, FL – Freebird Live
21 Durham, NC – Motorco Music Hall
22 Asheville, NC – The Orange Peel
23 Norfolk, VA – The Norva
25 Stroudsburg, PA – Sherman Theater
26 Poughkeepsie, NY – The Chance
27 Baltimore, MD – Sonar
28 Hartford, CT – Webster Theatre
29 Sayreville, NJ – Starland Ballroom
30 Philadelphia, PA – Trocadero
31 Rochester, NY – Water Street Music Hall

FEBRUARY
1 Millvale, PA – Mr. Small’s Theatre
2 Cleveland, OH – House of Blues – Cleveland
3 Chicago, IL – The Bottom Lounge
4 Des Moines, IA – Peoples Court
5 Milwaukee, WI – The Rave
7 Grand Rapids, MI – The Intersection
8 Lexington, KY – Buster’s
9 Covington, KY – The Mad Hatter
10 Nashville, TN – Exit In
11 Sauget, IL – Pop’s
12 Lawrence, KS – Granada Theater
13 Tulsa, OK – The Marquee
14 Houston, TX – Warehouse Live
15 San Antonio, TX – Backstage Live
17 Colorado Springs, CO – The Black Sheep
18 Denver, CO – The Summit Music Hall
19 Salt Lake City, UT – The Complex
20 TBA
21 Anaheim, CA – House of Blues – Anaheim
22 Santa Cruz, CA – The Catalyst

For more info head over to: www.lessthanjaketix.com

CD Review: Less Than Jake – TV/EP

October 11, 2010 by  
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Less Than Jake
TV/EP
Release Date:  October 12, 2010

Rating: ★★★★☆ 

 Reviewed by:  Ryan Labbe

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Less Than Jake Tackle Scooby Doo, Animaniacs & iCarly On Their New TV/EP

October 7, 2010 by  
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Gearing up for the release of TV/EP next week on Less Than Jake have offered up a few previews for fans to check out. Listen to their take on Scooby Doo, iCarly & Animaniacs.

LESS THAN JAKE’s TV/EP will be released on October 12, 2010 via Sleep It Off Records. The full EP (all 16 tracks) will be available on iTunes for $6.98. Fans can pre-order it here.

Tune in next week for our review of TV/EP!

Less Than Jake To Release TV/EP on October 12

September 14, 2010 by  
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Less Than Jake has announced an Ocotber 12th release date of their TV/EP,  a collection of tunes evidently inspired by the boob tube consisting of ” television theme songs and commercials. Spanning from the vintage adverts of yesteryear to the frenetic promos of modern day.” For now the band is keeping the actual song titles a secret but you can pre-order it now on their website to make sure you’re one of the first to hear.

The  16 tracks were recorded in bassist Roger Lima’s basement and will be released on the band’s own label Sleep It Off Records.

Head over to the band’s website for all the details.

The Swellers Announce Tour with Less Than Jake

October 21, 2009 by  
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The Swellers have announced plans to hit the road with ska-punk pioneers Less Than Jake this winter on the Warped Tour 15th Anniversary tour. The group joins the trek on November 15th in Philadelphia at Theatre of Living Arts and continues through December (see itinerary below). The Flint, MI-based band is currently on tour with labelmates Paramore.

Tour Dates:

OCTOBER

21        New York, NY         Hammerstein Ballroom *
22        Rockville Center, NY  Vibe Lounge
23        Freehold, NJ          Freehold VFW
24        Norfolk, VA           The Norva *
26        Orlando, FL            House of Blues *
27        Atlanta, GA            The Tabernacle *
28        Wilmington, NC          The Soapbox Laundrolounge
29        Columbia, SC            New Brookland Tavern
31        Gainesville, FL       The FEST 8

 

NOVEMBER
3          St. Louis, MO           The Pageant *
4          Kansas City, MO          Uptown Theatre *
6          St. Paul, MN             Roy Wilkins Auditorium *
7          Kearney, NE               Knights of Columbus Hall
8          Denver, CO             The Fillmore *
10        San Francisco, CA        Warfield Theatre *
11        Los Angeles, CA           Hollywood Palladium *
15        Philadelphia, PA          Theatre of Living Arts ^
16        Asbury Park, NJ           The Stone Pony ^
18        Boston, MA                Paradise Rock Club ^
19        New York, NY               Nokia Theatre Times Square ^
20        Hartford, CT                Webster Theatre ^
21        Montreal, QC                Le Medley ^
22        Toronto, ON                Phoenix Theatre ^
23        Detroit, MI                 St. Andrews Hall ^
24        Chicago, IL                 The Metro ^
25        St. Paul, MN                 Station 4 ^
27        Denver, CO                   Gothic Theatre ^
28        Salt Lake City, UT         Murray Theatre ^
30        Seattle, WA                 Showbox ^

 

DECEMBER
1          Portland, OR               Wonder Ballroom ^
2          Chico, CA                  Senator Theatre ^
3          San Francisco, CA            Grand Ballroom ^
4          Los Angeles, CA             House of Blues ^
5          Pomona, CA                  The Glass House ^
6          San Diego, CA                House of Blues ^
7          Phoenix, AZ               Marquee Theatre ^
9          Dallas, TX                 Grenada Theater ^
10        New Orleans, LA              House of Blues ^
11        Orlando, FL                 House of Blues ^
12        Ft. Lauderdale, FL            Revolution ^
13        Tampa, FL                    he Ritz ^

* supporting Paramore
^ supporting Less Than Jake