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James Durbin Announces National Tour in Support
of “Memories of a Beautiful Disaster”

James Durbin Announces New Summer Tour Dates with Buckcherry, Drowning Pool and more

“Higher Than Heaven” scores 600% sales increase

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June 2012- Los Angeles, CA – American Idol finalist James Durbin, who hit the road earlier this Spring on his first-ever national tour in support of his Wind-Up Records debut album Memories Of A Beautiful Disaster, has just announced new Summer dates to run through August with both Buckcherry and Drowning Pool.

Memories Of A Beautiful Disaster has sold over 100,000 units, while his latest single, “Love Me Bad,” hit the Top 30 on the Hot AC chart. Over 15 million people tuned in to watch James’ recent performance of fan favorite “Higher Than Heaven” on American Idol which resulted in sales of the single jumping over 600% and catapulting the song into the top 5 on iTunes. Click here to watch the incredible live performance:




L to R: Blake Bunzel, Jeff Fabb, James Durbin, Tyler Molinaro, Dylan Rose
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James and his band have now shared the stage with everyone from Evanescence to Steel Panther to Judas Priest. Durbin's new dates with Buckcherry and Drowning Pool include stops in Canada, several dates across America (including a free outdoor show in Kansas City and a stop at the Ridge Festival in Chicago) and an outdoor show in Los Angeles on August 10th at Universal City Walk.



Tour Dates

29 Tacoma, WA Hell's Kitchen - Headline
1 Gibbons, Alberta Boonstock Festival
3 Brandon, Manitoba Houston's with Buck Cherry
4 Prince Albert, SASK Art Hauer Center with Buck Cherry
16 Saskatoon, SASK Odeon with Buck Cherry
7 Boise, ID Radio Festival
10 South Bend, IN Club Fever with Drowning Pool
12 Lansing, MI The Loft - Headline
13 Kansas City, MO KC Live Power and Light Dist. with Buck Cherry
14 Chesaning, MI Showboat Rockfest festival
15 Newport, KY Thomson House with Drowning Pool
17 Fayetteville, AR George's Majestic with Drowning Pool
18 Texarkana, AR Shooter's - with Drowning Pool
19 Miami, OK Buffalo Run with Drowning Pool
27 Chicago, IL Ridge Festival
31 Waterloo, IA Spicoli's
1 North Platt, NE Shooter's
9 Los Angeles, CA Canyon Club
10 Los Angeles, CA Universal Walk - headline
11 Tempe, AZ Martini Ranch
12 San Juan Capistrano, CA Coach House


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