Wednesday, March 28, 2012

For Immediate Release: James Durbin On Tour

Hey Durbin, catch you at The Viper Room On April 12th !

James Durbin Announces National Tour in Support of “Memories of a Beautiful Disaster
Rocker Set To Return to American Idol for Special Live Performance on Thursday, April 12
“Love Me Bad” Single Cracks The Hot Adult Top 40 chart
James Receives a Best Lead Vocalist Nomination from the Golden Gods Awards

March 2012- Los Angeles, CA – American Idol finalist James Durbin has announced he will hit the road for his first-ever national tour this Spring in support of his Wind-Up Records debut album Memories Of A Beautiful Disaster.

Memories Of A Beautiful Disaster broke into the Top 10 on Billboard’s Rock Album chart at #8 and debuted at #36 on Billboard’s Top 200 Album chart. The disc is nearing the 100,000 sales mark, while his current single, “Love Me Bad,” recently cracked the Hot Adult Top 40 chart.
Click here to watch the “Love Me Bad” video:

James Durbin waved the flag for rock music on American Idol. It was his devotion to rock that helped him overcome his private struggles with tourette’s and aspergers syndrome. James touched the hearts of people everywhere while on the show, and is ready to rock for America again when he launches his tour on April 12 in Los Angeles at the famed Viper Room. James and his band will also open for Evanescence as well as various dates with Buckcherry through May and also perform at Rock On The Range music festival May 20.

Prior to rocking stages across America this Spring & Summer, James will return to the Idol stage Thursday, April 12th, for a special live performance with his band. In addition, James has been nominated for a Golden Gods Award in the Best Lead Vocalist category and will also be a presenter on the show. The Golden Gods Awards will take place on April 11th at Club Nokia, Los Angeles, and - for the first time ever- the event will be broadcast live in its entirety on Xbox LIVE, as well as on the Xbox and Revolver Facebook pages. To vote for James please visit:
Revolver magazine recently named James one of the “100 Greatest Living Rock Stars” alongside other rock icons, including Ozzy Osbourne, Gene Simmons and Dave Grohl. People magazine gave Memories Of a Beautiful Disaster 3 out of 4 stars saying “Durbin is one of the best voices to come out of Idol. His debut packs metallic muscle.”

Tour dates
April 12 Los Angeles, CA The Viper Room
April 17 Austin, TX Stubbs w/Evanescence
Apr 18 Corpus Christi, TX Brewster St. Ice House
April 21 Lubbock, TX Xfest – radio show – pavilion stage at Lonestar Amp
Apr 24 Odessa, TX Dos Amigos
Apr 25 Houston, TX Warehouse Live
Apr 27 St Louis, MO Pops Nite Club
Apr 28 Concho, OK Lucky Star Casino
May 11 Clear Lake, IA Surf Ballroom
May 16 Winston Salem, NC Ziggys
May 17 Baltimore, MD The Power Plant Live
May 18 Huntington, NY Paramount

May 19 Santa Cruz, CA Beach Boardwalk
May 20 Columbus, OH Rock On The Range 

May 21 Clifton Park, NY Northern Lights
May 23 Knoxville, TN Valarium
May 24 Biloxi, MS Hard Rock Live
May 27 Carlsbad, NM Walter Gerels PAC
*Dates in “red” are performances with Buckcherry

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