Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness and New Politics to Co-headline Fall Tour


Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness and New Politics
to Co-headline
North American Fall Tour
Presented by Journeys

The Wilderness Politics Tour Features Special Guests 
The Griswolds and LOLO

NEW YORK, June 23, 2015 – Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness and New Politics announced today that they are teaming up for The Wilderness Politics Tour – a 30+ city North American co-headline tour, presented by Journeys.  Kicking off onOctober 12 in Portland, OR – the red-hot bands will visit major markets including Vancouver, Los Angeles, Austin, and New York before concluding in Philadelphia’s Fillmore Theatre on November 28. Australian indie band The Griswolds and up-and-coming singer/songwriter, LOLO will both perform as special guests. Tickets go on sale on June 26 at and

Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness’ eponymous album has produced the smash single, “Cecilia and the Satellite,” garnering over 6 million Spotify plays and has become a top 10 hit across both Alternative and AAA radio, now exploding at Hot AC. Aside from his professional successes, McMahon is a survivor of leukemia and founder of the Dear Jack Foundation which advocates for and supports initiatives that benefit adolescents diagnosed with cancer.

Dates for The Wilderness Politics 2015 Tour, Presented by Journeys:
10/12 – Portland, OR @ Hawthorne Theatre***
10/13 – Seattle, WA @ Sodo Showbox**
10/14 – Vancouver, BC @ Vogue
10/16 – Oakland, CA @ Fox Theater**
10/17 – Los Angeles, CA @ Club Nokia
10/18 – Ventura, CA @ Majestic Ventura Theater
10/20 – San Diego, CA @ House of Blues
10/21 – Tucson, AZ @ Rialto
10/23 – Salt Lake City, UT @ Complex
10/26 – Minneapolis, MN @ First Ave
10/27 – Announcing Soon
10/28 – Announcing Soon
10/30 – Announcing Soon
10/31 – Dallas, TX @ House of Blues**
11/01 – Austin, TX @ Emo’s**
11/03 – Houston, TX @ House of Blues
11/04 – New Orleans, LA @ House of Blues
11/06 – Jacksonville, FL @ Freebird Live*
11/07 – Orlando, FL @ House of Blues
11/08 – Raleigh, NC @ The Ritz
11/09 – Charlotte, NC @ Fillmore
11/11 – Columbus, OH @ Newport Music Hall*
11/12 – Nashville, TN @ Cannery
11/13 – Cincinnati, OH @ Bogart’s
11/14 – Cleveland, OH @ House of Blues
11/15 – Toronto, ON  @ Danforth Music Hall
11/17 – Washington, DC @ Echo Stage
11/18 – New York, NY @ Terminal 5
11/19 – Providence, RI @ Lupo’s*
11/20 – Announcing Soon
11/21 – Albany, NY @ Upstate Concert Hall
11/22 – Portland, ME @ State Theatre
11/24 – Sayreville, NJ @ Starland
11/25 – Huntington, NY @ The Paramount
11/27 – Buffalo, NY @ Town Ballroom
11/28 – Philadelphia, PA @ Fillmore

*New Politics, The Griswolds & LOLO only
**No The Griswolds
***New Politics & LOLO only

About Journeys
Journeys, a division of Genesco Inc., is a leader in the teen specialty retail scene, with more than 800 stores in all 50 states, Puerto Rico and Canada. Journeys uses fashion savvy and merchandising science to keep in step with the fast-paced footwear and accessories market for 13- to 22-year-old guys and girls. Journeys offers a wide variety of trendy, relevant brands that cater to teens who seek the hottest, new styles. The Journeys store is more than a retail environment; it’s an extension of the teen lifestyle. From the plasma TVs playing exclusive content and the latest music videos, to the visual merchandising strategy and promotions, to the employees whose image and style reflect the customers’ lifestyle and attitude. In addition, Journeys reaches its customers, a mobile website, catalog, national advertising, strategic cross-promotions, social media and grass-roots events like The Journeys Noise Tour. Journeys is, in every way, an attitude you can wear!

For media inquiries:
Lucy Sabini/ Vanguard Records (Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness)

Nadine Pena/Crush Music (AMITW, New Politics, LOLO)
(212) 334-4446

Anna Stodart/Go Lightly Media (The Griswolds)
(347) 591-8514