Alternative pioneers Saves The Day, are heading out on a co-headline tour with Joyce Manor this August, including a stop in Pittsburgh on August 10th at Rex Theater.
Saves The Day will be touring in support of their autobiographical 2019 full-length 9: a record that further solidified their reputation as one of the most influential names in alternative rock to emerge over the past two decades. Support for the tour comes from awakebutstillinbed.
Having a catalog across 24 years and nine albums, the band’s set will be a lively journey through the decades showcasing new tracks from 9 and fan favorites alike. 9 offers the first-ever autobiographical look into the history of Saves The Day, as told from the perspective of its founder, Chris Conley and was released on Equal Vision Records last fall.
Saves The Day’s aforementioned 2018 full-length, 9, is out now on Equal Vision Records. It’s the band’s ninth studio album and their first in five years. When listened to together, the nine tracks tell the story of the band from the perspective of its founder, Chris Conley. The album offers this first ever autobiographical look into the band’s history in a way that is as exhaustive as it is poetic and makes the listener a part of the songwriting process. On the surface, 9 chronicles the epic story of a group of kids from New Jersey who realized their dream and became an international sensation. On a deeper level, it shows how Conley “woke up” and became aware of his own consciousness through his relationship with music and the unbelievable adventures it has inspired since he formed the act in 1997. The current lineup of the band, which includes the virtuosic trio of guitarist Arun Bali, bassist Rodrigo Palma and drummer Dennis Wilson, who are the band’s most consistent lineup to date, take the musicianship on 9 to stratospheric new heights. “At this point, I’ve actually dealt with the conflicts and the challenges in a lifelong career in music and now I have the guys that I could do this with forever and I’m living the dream again,” Conley explains. Ultimately, 9 is sonic evidence not only that there’s a reason we are alive in the world but it’s a miracle that Conley rightfully encourages us to celebrate.
Dates w/ Joyce Manor
08/01 – Minneapolis, MN @ Cedar Cultural Center
08/02 – Milwaukee, WI @ Turner Hall
08/03 – Palatine, IL @ Durty Nellies
08/04 – Grand Rapids, MI @ Elevation
08/06 – Detroit, MI @ St. Andrew’s Hall
08/07 – Louisville, KY @ Headliners Music Hall
08/08 – Cincinnati, OH @ Woodward Theater
08/09 – Lakewood, OH @ Phantasy
08/10 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Rex Theater
08/11 – Albany, NY @ Skyloft Albany
08/13 – Holyoke, MA @ Gateway City Arts
08/14 – Providence, RI @ Fete Music Hall
08/15 – Amityville, NY @ Revolution Bar
08/16 – New York, NY @ Webster Hall
08/17 – Asbury Park, NJ @ Stone Pony
08/18 – Virginia Beach, VA @ Elevation 27*
*no Joyce Manor