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Former Format Frontman's New Band, Fun, Starts Touring Tomorrow

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That Format-size hole in the heart of Phoenix music fans is about to get a little healing. Fun, the new NYC-based project by The Format's Nate Ruess, with ex-Anathallo multi-instrumentalist Andrew Dost and Steel Train's Jack Antonoff, will embark on a 34-date tour with Manchester Orchestra tomorrow.

Their first record isn't due until August, released this coming but the band is offering a free download of the Elton John-ish "At Least I'm Not As Sad (As I Used To Be)" by joining the band's mailing list. Full tour dates, including shows at The Clubhouse Music Venue in Tempe, and at Club Congress in Tucson on the jump.

Tour Dates:

April 21st Exit/In Nashville, TN

April 22nd 40 Watt Athens, GA

April 23rd Cat's Cradle Carrboro, NC

April 24th The National Richmond, VA

April 25th Ottobar Baltimore, MD

April 26th The Trocadero Philadelphia, PA

April 29th Bowery Ballroom New York, NY

April 30th Middle East Boston, MA

May 1st Water Street Music Hall Rochester, NY

May 2nd Mr. Small's Theatre Pittsburg, PA

May 3rd Grog Shop Cleveland, OH

May 5th Eagle Theatre Pontiac, MI

May 6th Skully's Columbus, OH

May 7th Mad Hatter Club Covington, KY

May 8th Subterranean Chicago, IL

May 9th Station 4 St. Paul, MN

May 11th The Record Bar Kansas City, MO

May 12th Marquis Theatre Denver, CO

May 13th Avalon Theater Salt Lake City, UT

May 15th El Corazon Seattle, WA

May 16th The Biltmore Cabaret Vancouver, BC

May 17th Hawthorne Theater Portland, OR

May 19th Bottom of the Hill San Francisco, CA

May 21st Troubadour West Hollywood, CA

May 22nd Voodoo Stage @ HOB San Diego, CA

May 23rd Club Congress Tucson, AZ

May 24th Clubhouse Tempe, AZ

May 26th Emo's Austin, TX

May 27th The Loft Dallas, TX

May 28th Walter's on Washington Houston, TX

May 29th Spanish Moon Baton Rouge, LA

May 30th Proud Larry's Oxford, MS

May 31st The Bottletree Birmingham, AL

June 2nd State Theatre St. Petersburg, FL

June 3rd The Social Orland, FL

June 4th The Social Orland, FL

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