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AP Tour 2010 Pre-sale Starts Today

January 4, 2010 by  
Filed under Daily Music News, Tour Dates & News

Alternative Press will kick off its 25th anniversary in style with The 2010 AP TOUR.

This spring’s AP Tour bill will feature all three of AP’s 100 BANDS YOU NEED TO KNOW IN 2010 cover stars: Joplin, Missouri’s rising star Never Shout Neverwill headline the tour, with main support from Las Vegas-based piano-pop band The Cab and Floridan female-fronted pop-rockers Hey Monday, who will share the spotlight, rotating positions each night. Michigan rockers Every Avenue and Arizona electro-pop quintet The Summer Set will round out the lineup.

Pre-sale will begin at 5 p.m. local time on Jan. 4, and run though Jan. 8, with regular onsale beginning Jan. 9. Pre-sale tickets are available here:

THE 2009 AP TOUR dates:

3-19   Dallas, TX   (House Of Blues)
3-20   Austin, TX   (Emo’s–FREE SXSW Show)*
3-21   Houston, TX   (Warehouse Live)
3-23   Tucson, AZ   (Rialto Theatre)
3-24   Phoenix, AZ  (Marquee Theatre)
3-25   Bakersfield, CA   (The Dome)
3-26   San Diego, CA   (House Of Blues)
3-27   Las Vegas, NV   (Extreme Thing)
3-30   Los Angeles, CA   (House Of Blues)
3-31   San Francisco, CA   (The Grand Ballroom at The Regency)
4-01   Chico, CA   (Senator Theatre)
4-02   Portland, OR   (Hawthorne Theatre)
4-03   Seattle, WA   (El Corazon)
4-05   Salt Lake City, UT   (In The Venue)
4-06   Denver, CO   (Gothic Theatre)
4-08   Des Moines, IA (People’s Court)
4-09   St. Paul, MN  (Station 4)
4-10   Chicago, IL   (House Of Blues)
4-11   Milwaukee, WI   (The Rave)
4-13   Kansas City, KS   (The Beaumont Club)
4-14   Sauget, IL   (Pop’s)
4-15   Nashville, TN   (Rocketown)
4-16   Atlanta, GA   (The Masquerade)
4-17   Jacksonville, FL   (Freebird Live)
4-18   Orlando, FL   (House Of Blues)
4-21   Charlotte, NC (Amos’ Southend)
4-22   Norfolk, VA   (The NorVa)
4-23   Philadelphia, PA   (Theatre Of The Living Arts)
4-24   Allentown, PA   (Crocodile Rock)
4-25   Washington, DC   (9:30 Club)
4-27   New York, NY   (The Fillmore At Irving Plaza)
4-28   Buffalo, NY (Club Infinity)
4-29   Boston, MA   (House Of Blues)
4-30   New Haven, CT   (Toad’s Place)
5-01   Albany, NY (Northern Lights)
5-04   Pittsburgh, PA (Altar Bar)
5-05   Toronto, ON   (Phoenix Theatre)
5-06   Detroit, MI   (Crofoot Ballroom)
5-07   Columbus, OH   (Newport Music Hall)
5-08   Cleveland, OH   (House Of Blues)

Alex DeLeon of The Cab talks “What Happens In Vegas” Tour

June 19, 2009 by  
Filed under Tour Dates & News

cabtourIt’s June 18, the first night of the “What Happens In Vegas Tour” featuring The Cab, The Secret Handshake, A Rocket To The Moon, My Favorite Highway, The Summer Set, Eye Alaska, and Anarbor. Though a hectic day, vocalist Alex DeLeon of pop /rock band The Cab took a few minutes to talk about what’s in store for the band for the next two months and what they’re excited about.

Interviewed by:  Victoria Morse

Today is the first show of the “What Happens In Vegas” tour. What’s the general vibe at the venue?

We’re all excited. We’ve done a “Why So Serious?” tour where we headlined. But to finally be on a headliner and be gone for two months… We’re excited. We think we’ve been working hard and now we’ll have time to play songs we haven’t played live before.

So you guys are from Vegas and tonight you’re playing Arizona…when did you leave for tour and what has today been like?

[Laughs] I pulled an all-nighter. I was doing laundry, packing, saying goodbye. At 4:30 I drove over and we left at 5:30-ish. I passed out in the van.

Are you friends with any of the bands on the tour?

We played even before we were signed with Anarbor. We’ve toured with A Rocket To The Moon. Eye Alaska are good friends. This tour’s gonna be awesome. We’re all young and have toured [together] before. It’s going to be a fun party and I think kids will see that excitement onstage.

Is there a particular group on the roster that you’re really excited to be on tour with because you like the music?

I’m actually really into My Favorite Highway, they’re amazing. David [Cook], the singer, is a good friend and they’re really good songwriters. I’ve never seen them play before. I’m excited to catch up.

Do you get guys get nervous before you hit the stage?

It depends. Sometimes I do, sometimes I don’t. It depends on things – the mood, the venue we’re playing… When we see familiar faces, we become comfortable and excited.

What’s your favorite song off the record to play live?

Probably “Can You Keep A Secret?”  or “Bounce.” They’re energetic and we can jump around onstage like idiots. They’re high energy and the crowd gets into them. We want to play the ballad “Vegas Skies” live.

Alex Deleon of The Cab Live - Photo by:  Mary Ouellette

Alex Deleon of The Cab Live - Photo by: Mary Ouellette

Does your band prank others that they tour with?

We like that fun… a lot. But it depends. We’re very sarcastic people and we like to mess with people a lot. There’s probably gonna be a lot of pranking because everyone is good friends.

Knowing you’ll be gone for months at a time and in a different city each night, what from home can you not live without?

Obviously my tripod – ipod, computer, and phone. Oh- I have this body pillow, the most comfortable pillow ever. I could sleep on shattered glass with that pillow. It’s comfortable thing in the world.

Do you have a favorite city to play in?

It changes all the time. Vegas is good for home shows. Philly [Philadelphia, Pennsylvania], Nashville [Tennessee]… I like the city Nashville and have considered moving there for a year. And Philly’s amazing – my two favorites. Every city’s got something special and something memorable.

What are your favorite things for a fan to bring you when they meet you at a show?

Honestly them bringing themselves and their friends. That’s the coolest thing.

But I love Mountain Dew, Cheez-Its, basically anything bad for me. Anything healthy I probably won’t like! [Laughs]



Catch The Cab on the “What Happens In Vegas” tour July 18 to Aug. 9 alongside The Secret Handshake, A Rocket To The Moon, My Favorite Highway, The Summer Set, Eye Alaska, and Anarbor.

Click the dates below to purchase tickets!

The Cab, The Secret Handshake, The Summer Set, Eye Alaska, Anarbor

6.18 Tucson, AZ @ Club Congress
6.19 West Hollywood, CA @ The Roxy Theatre – SOLD OUT!
6.20 Anaheim, CA @ Chain Reaction – SOLD OUT!
6.21 San Francisco, CA @ Cafe Du Nord – SOLD OUT!
6.23 Seattle, WA @ Chop Suey
6.24 Portland, OR @ Hawthorne Theatre
6.25 Boise, ID @ The Venue
6.26 Salt Lake City, UT @ Kilby Court
6.27 Denver, CO @ Marquis Theater
6.28 Omaha, NE @ Sokol Underground
6.30 Minneapolis, MN @ Triple Rock
7.02 Chicago, IL @ Subterranean

The Cab, The Secret Handshake, The Summer Set, Eye Alaska, My Favorite Highway

7.05 Columbus, OH @ The Basement
7.07 Cleveland, OH @ Grog Shop **
7.08 Grand Rapids, MI @ Intersection **
7.09 Pontiac, MI @ iLounge
7.10 Millvale, PA @ Mr. Smalls Theatre **
7.11 Buffalo, NY @ Mohawk Place
7.12 Albany, NY @ Valentine’s

The Cab, A Rocket To The Moon, The Summer Set, Eye Alaska, My Favorite Highway

7.14 South Hackensack, NJ @ School Of Rock * **
7.15 New York, NY @ Highline Ballroom *
7.16 Foxboro, MA @ Showcase Live *
7.17 Hartford, CT @ Webster Underground *
7.18 Philadelphia, PA @ Northstar Bar – SOLD OUT!
7.19 Allston, MA @ Harpers Ferry
7.21 Farmingdale, NY @ Crazy Donkey
7.22 Lancaster, PA @ Chameleon *
7.23 Bloomington, IN @ Rhino’s
7.25 Cincinnati, OH @ 20th Century Theatre
7.26 Louisville, KY @ Headliners Music Hall
7.28 Washington DC @ 9:30 Club *
7.29 Raleigh, NC @ The Brewery
7.30 Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade
7.31 Orlando, FL @ The Social
8.01 Ft Lauderdale, FL @ Culture Room
8.02 Tampa, FL @ Orpheum
8.04 Houston, TX @ Warehouse Live *
8.05 Austin, TX @ Emo’s Alternative Lounge
8.06 Dallas, TX @ Pontiac Garage @ House Of Blues *
8.07 Albuquerque, NM @ Launchpad
8.08 Tempe, AZ @ The Clubhouse *
8.09 Las Vegas, NV @ House Of Blues

*A Rocket To The Moon is not playing these dates.
**My Favorite Highway is not playing these dates.

Tickets are on sale now at

For more information on The Cab, visit or visit Alex DeLeon’s website Symphony Soldier.

The Cab announce new EP and tour – “What Happens in Vegas”

The Cab has announced details of their upcoming new EP.  “WHAT HAPPENS IN VEGAS…” will be available via iTunes and all leading DSPs on June 16th.

The EP is highlighted by the single, “Take My Hand (Remix),” featuring guest vocals from Hey Monday’s Cassadee Pope.  The track – the original version of which can be found on the Las Vegas-based band’s breakthrough 2008 debut, “WHISPER WAR” – will be accompanied by a companion video clip, set to premiere in mid-June.  “WHAT HAPPENS IN VEGAS…” also gathers exclusive live and acoustic tracks, as well as “Diamonds are Forever (and Forever is a Mighty Long Time),” a b-side from their debut release.

The Cab will celebrate the EP’s release with their biggest headline tour to date.  The “What Happens In Vegas… Tour” kicks off June 18th at Tucson, Arizona’s Club Congress, and then continues though a hugely anticipated hometown show at Las Vegas’ House of Blues on August 9th (see attached itinerary).  Main support on the tour will be split between The Secret Handshake and The Cab’s fellow Decaydance/Fueled By Ramen labelmates, A Rocket To The Moon.  Also set to appear on selected dates are such bands as The Summer Set, Eye Alaska, Anarbor, and My Favorite Highway – check local listings for details.

Tour Dates:
18 Tucson, AZ Club Congress
19 West Hollywood, CA The Roxy
20 Anaheim, CA Chain Reaction
21 San Francisco, CA Café du Nord
23 Seattle, WA Chop Suey
24 Portland, OR Hawthorne Theatre
25 Boise, ID The Venue
26 Salt Lake City, UT Kilby Court
27 Denver, CO Marquis Theater
28 Omaha, NE Sokol Underground
30 Minneapolis, MN
1 Milwaukee, WI Summerfest
2 Chicago, IL Subterranean
5 Columbus, OH The Basement
7 Cleveland Heights, OH Grog Shop
8 Grand Rapids, IA Intersection
9 Pontiac, MI iLounge
10 Millvale, PA Mr. Smalls Theatre
11 Buffalo, NY Mohawk Place
12 Albany, NY Valentine’s
14 South Hackensack, NJ School Of Rock
15 New York, NY Highline Ballroom
16 Foxboro, MA Showcase Live
17 Hartford, CT Webster Underground
18 Philadelphia, PA North Star Bar
19 Allston, MA Harpers Ferry
21 Farmingdale, NY Crazy Donkey
22 Lancaster, PA Chameleon
23 Bloomington, IN Rhino’s
24 Wheaton, IL Dupage County Fair
25 Cincinnati, OH 20th Century Theatre
26 Louisville, KY Headliners Music Hall
28 Washington, DC 9:30 Club
29 Raleigh, NC The Brewery
30 Atlanta, GA The Masquerade
31 Orlando, FL The SocialAUGUST
1 Fort Lauderdale, FL Culture Room
2 Tampa, FL Orpheum
4 Houston, TX Warehouse Live
5 Austin, TX Emo’s Alternative Lounge
6 Dallas TX Pontiac Garage @ House of Blues
7 Albuquerque, NM Launchpad
8 Tempe, AZ The Clubhouse
9 Las Vegas, NV House of Blues

The Cab in Lowell, MA

October 29, 2008 by  
Filed under Latest Photo Galleries

The Cab
October 29, 2008
Tsongas Arena, Lowell, MA
Photos by:  Mary Ouellette

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