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THE ROCKET SUMMER ANNOUNCES DATES WITH THE
GOO GOO DOLLS AS WELL AS SPOT ON 16TH ANNUAL VANS WARPED TOUR


The Rocket Summer, Of Men And Angels
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NEWS SOURCE: The M Collective
April 12, 2010

Nashville, Tenn. April 12, 2010… Only a day after wrapping up a successful headlining tour, The Rocket Summer will be opening for major music powerhouse The Goo Goo Dolls.

Bryce Avary, better known as The Rocket Summer, began touring with the multiple GRAMMY ® nominees this past weekend in New York and will tour through May 19, a complete list of tour dates is below.

Up next for Avary will be a headlining tour as well as a string of shows in Europe along with a coveted spot on the 16th Annual Vans Warped Tour to finish out the summer.

The Rocket Summer’s latest Of Men And Angels nabbed the No. 1 spot on iTunes ® Overall Album chart the week of it’s February 23 release. Christian media praised The Rocket Summer front man, songwriter and multi-instrumental Texan Bryce Avary on his latest project, below is a sample of their feedback.

“The Rocket Summer is one of the few bands finding fans in the secular market without hiding their Christian beliefs, a rare feat in this oversaturated musical landscape.” – ChristianityToday.com/music

"The Rocket Summer's lead singer, Bryce Avary has truly arrived with this release and listeners will be tempted to go and look up his entire discography. This album is that good." - TheChristianManifesto.com

“The beauty of The Rocket Summer is that there's rarely a misstep along the way and this latest release is another fine release in such a promising catalog.” – Crosswalk.com

Texas native Bryce Avary, the singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist mastermind behind The Rocket Summer, has released four albums to date including his latest Of Men and Angels. Musically, Avary is a one-man show though he tours with several longtime friends. Bryce has toured around the world, selling out venues not just in the U.S., but Canada, the U.K. and Japan, while playing such noted events as U.K.’s Glastonbury Festival, Scotland’s T in the Park, Japan’s Summer Sonic Festival, Austin City Limits, SXSW, Bamboozle, Cornerstone and the 2007 Vans Warped Tour. In addition, Avary is very involved with both the Invisible Children and his own charitable organization “CALL IT CAPTIVATE.” In fact, he performed the White House last summer in connection with his support of Invisible Children, an organization dedicated to rescuing children who have been kidnapped and enlisted against their will into the Ugandan army. His own organization “CALL IT CAPTIVATE” is a clothing line that donates 25% of sales to several different charities. From disease research and poverty aid to orphanages, it is up to the buyer to decide which one to the “CIC” Charities they would like to donate to.

* all dates subject to change, please visit myspace.com/therocketsummer for latest tour information.

Apr 10 2010 6:00P
SUNY Campus Center - w/ The Goo Goo Dolls Oswego, New York

Apr 11 2010 6:00P
FM Kirby Center w/ The Goo Goo Dolls Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania

Apr 13 2010 6:00P
Hershey Theatre - w/ The Goo Goo Dolls Hershey, Pennsylvania

Apr 14 2010 6:00P
Club Infinity - HEADLINING Williamsville, New York

Apr 15 2010 6:00P
Hampton Beach Casino - w/ The Goo Goo Dolls Hampton Beach, New Hampshire

Apr 16 2010 6:00P
Cheel Arena - w/ The Goo Goo Dolls Potsdam, New York

Apr 17 2010 6:00P
Penn State Behrend -w/ The Goo Goo Dolls Erie, Pennsylvania

Apr 18 2010 6:00P
The Note West Chester, Pennsylvania

Apr 20 2010 6:00P
The National - w/ The Goo Goo Dolls Richmond, Virginia

Apr 21 2010 6:00P
The Norva - w/ The Goo Goo Dolls Norfolk, Virginia

Apr 23 2010 6:00P
War Memorial Auditorium - w/ The Goo Goo Dolls Greensboro, North Carolina

Apr 24 2010 6:00P
Performing Arts - w/ The Goo Goo Dolls North Charleston, South Carolina

Apr 25 2010 6:00P
Moran Theater (times union center PAC) w/ the Goo Goo Dolls Jacksonville, Florida

Apr 26 2010 7:00P
CULTURE ROOM - HEADLINING** FT LAUDERDALE, Florida

Apr 27 2010 6:00P
Hard Rock Live - w/ The Goo Goo Dolls Orlando, Florida

May 2 2010 6:00P
Ryman Auditorium - w/ The Goo Goo Dolls Nashville, Tennessee

May 5 2010 6:00P
The Centre Theater - w/ The Goo Goo Dolls. Evansville, Indiana

May 7 2010 6:00P
Louisville Palace Theater - w/ The Goo Goo Dolls Louisville, Kentucky

May 8 2010 6:00P
Palace Theatre - w/ The Goo Goo Dolls Columbus, Ohio

May 9 2010 6:00P
Devos Hall - w/ The Goo Goo Dolls Grand Rapids, Michigan

May 11 2010 6:00P
Morris Performing Arts Center - w/ The Goo Goo Dolls South Bend, Indiana

May 12 2010 6:00P
Michigan Theater - w/ The Goo Goo Dolls Ann Arbor, Michigan

May 14 2010 6:00P
Fraze Pavillion - w/ The Goo Goo Dolls Kettering, Ohio

May 19 2010 6:00P
Rescue Rooms - Headlining Nottingham

May 20 2010 6:00P
University - Headlining Tour Newcastle

May 21 2010 6:00P
Garage - Headlining Tour Glasgow, Scotland

May 23 2010 6:00P
Academy - Headlining Tour Liverpool

May 24 2010 6:00P
Academy 2 - Headlining Tour Manchester

May 25 2010 6:00P
Solus - Headlining Tour Cardiff, Wales

May 26 2010 6:00P
Academy 2 - Headlining Tour Birmingham

May 28 2010 6:00P
Electric Ballroom - Headlining Tour London

May 29 2010 2:00P
University of Hatfield - Slam Dunk Festival South

May 30 2010 6:00P
Leeds University - Slam Dunk Festival Leeds

Jun 2 2010 6:00P
Wedgewood Rooms - Headlining Tour Portsmouth

Jun 3 2010 6:00P
Concorde 2 - Headlining Tour Brighton

Jun 5 2010 8:00P
Melkwag Amsterdam, Noord-Holland

Jun 25 2010 11:00P
Home Depot Center Carson, California

Jun 26 2010 11:00P
Shoreline Amphitheatre Mountain View, California

Jun 27 2010 11:00P
Seaside Park Ventura, California

Jun 29 2010 11:00P
Cricket Pavillion Phoenix, Arizona

Jun 30 2010 11:00P
N.M.S.U Las Cruses, New Mexico

Jul 1 2010 11:00P
AT&T Center San Antonio, Texas

Jul 2 2010 11:00P
The Showgrounds at Sam Houston Race Park Houston, Texas

Jul 3 2010 11:00P
Superpages.com Center Dallas, Texas

Jul 5 2010 11:00P
Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre St Louis, Missouri

Jul 6 2010 11:00P
Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre Indianapolis, Indiana

Jul 7 2010 11:00P
First Niagara Pavillion Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Jul 8 2010 11:00P
Time Warner Cable Ampitheater at Tower City Cleveland, Ohio

Jul 9 2010 11:00P
Arrow Hall Mississauga, Ontario

Jul 10 2010 11:00P
Parc Jean Drapeau Montreal, Quebec

Jul 11 2010 11:00P
The Comcast Theatre Hartford, Connecticut

Jul 13 2010 11:00P
Comcast Center Boston, Massachusetts

Jul 14 2010 11:00P
Darian Lake P.A.C Darian Center, New York

Jul 15 2010 11:00P
Toyota Pavillion at Montage Scranton, Pennsylvania

Jul 16 2010 11:00P
Susquehanna Bank Center Camden, New Jersey

Jul 17 2010 11:00P
Nassau Coliseum Uniondale, New York

For more info on The Rocket Summer, visit the JFH Artists Database.

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