SUB. NEWS: A GREAT BIG PILE OF LEAVES ANNOUNCE NEW TOUR DATES

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A Great Big Pile of Leaves is thrilled to announce another headlining run as well as select dates supporting mewithoutYou this August followed by a two week run with Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin in October.  News of the forthcoming tours comes on the heels of a busy month on the road supporting their new album You’re Always On My Mind (July 2, 2013 / Topshelf Records), which came in at #1 on Billboard’s Northeast Regional Heatseekers chart and #41 on CMJ Top 200. The dates included a handful of headlining shows and a few weeks with buzz-band The Front Bottoms in the Northeast and Midwest. The run included a sold-out hometown record release show in NYC at the Studio at Webster Hall on July 13th.

The band hits the road again starting in Baltimore on August 14th, making their way down the coast and then right back up to join mewithoutYou for select dates including a show at the Bell House in Brooklyn. In October, A Great Big Pile of Leaves heads out on the road with Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin for a two week stint that spans the East Coast and Midwest.  The announcement comes just two weeks after the release of their sophomore full-length You’re Always On My Mind, which in addition to making a stellar debut at #1 on the Northeast Regional Heatseekers chart, came in at#15 overall on Heatseekers#9 on Vinyl, and #8 on the Alternative New Artistcharts, among others.

Along the way, A Great Big Pile of Leaves also garnered the attention of many critics, with single “Snack Attack” leading the way.  A perfect summer earworm, Pitchforkwrites: Weiland’s calm, lower register and the ability of the rhythm section to sound antsy even at midtempo recalls the conversational and cerebral, turn-of-the-millennium indie rock of Wheat or later Dismemberment Plan, positioning ‘Snack Attack’ as a similarly extroverted song for people who choose to keep to themselves.” Similar praise for the track came from Stereogum after Nylon kicked off the love fest when they premiered the song back in May, praising “Snack Attack” as “…the dreamiest, ’90s-tinged late-night crawl ever.”

Check out the full list of confirmed dates through October below. Keep your eyes peeled for more from A Great Big Pile of Leaves soon and stay up to date with the band at http://www.agreatbigpileofleaves.com/.

A Great Big Pile Of Leaves  (*w/mewithoutYou    ^^w/Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin)

August 14th @ Ottobar in Baltimore, MD
August 15th @ The Camel in Richmond, VA
August 16th @ Local 506 in Chapel Hill, NC
August 17th @ Masquerade in Atlanta, GA
August 18th @ Jack Rabbits in Jacksonville, FL
August 19th @ Epic Problem in Tampa, FL
August 22nd @ Lee’s Place in Toronto, ON*
August 23rd @ Bell House in Brooklyn, NY*
August 24th @ The Space in Hamden, CT*

October 10th @ Mojo’s in Columbia, MO^^
October 11th @ The Record Bar in Kansas City, MO^^
October 12th @ The Firebird in St. Louis, MO^^
October 15th @ The Mill in Iowa City, IA^^
October 16th @ 7th Street Entry in Minneapolis, MN^^
October 17th @ The Frequency in Madison, WI^^
October 18th @ Subterranean in Chicago, IL^^
October 19th @ Mike ‘N Molly’s in Champaign, IL^^
October 21st @ Marlin Room Webster Hall in New York, NY^^
October 22nd @ Great Scott in Allston, MA^^
October 23rd @ DC9 in Washington, DC^^
October 24th @ North Star Bar in Philadelphia, PA^^