Check out the new e-card for the upcoming A Santa Cause 2: It’s A Punk Rock Christmas album. You can buy the album exclusively on MySpace for only $9.99. The album features Christmas covers and originals from bands like Brandston, Brazil, Far-Less, It Dies Today, June, Meg & Dia, Spitalfield, and more.
John Ralston has announced he will embark on a summer tour through the U.S. beginning August 16th. The tour will kick off in Houston, TX in support of RalstonÃƒ¢Ã¢”š¬Ã¢”ž¢s Vagrant Records debut Needle Bed, released June 6th, 2006.
Currently Ralston is on the road playing guitar in Dashboard Confessional, and is performing Ãƒ¢Ã¢”š¬Ã…”Gone, Gone, Gone,Ãƒ¢Ã¢”š¬? during the bandÃƒ¢Ã¢”š¬Ã¢”ž¢s set on this tour. He will be revisiting many of the cities he has been to in July and August, playing intimate sets at smaller venues, and will share the stage with The New Amsterdams, Brandtson, and New Found Glory on select dates.
John Ralston tour dates:
8.16 Houston, TX @ WalterÃƒ¢Ã¢”š¬Ã¢”ž¢s
8.17 Austin, TX @ EmoÃƒ¢Ã¢”š¬Ã¢”ž¢s
8.18 Denton, TX @ Haileys
8.19 Conway, AR @ Soundstage
8.21 Iowa City, IA @ GabeÃƒ¢Ã¢”š¬Ã¢”ž¢s Oasis (w/ The New Amsterdams)
8.22 Minneapolis, MN @ Ascot Room
8.23 Milwaukee, WI @ Eagles Club
8.24 Chicago, IL @ Schubas
8.25 Detroit, MI @ Shelter
8.26 Cleveland Heights, OH @ Grog Shop
8.27 Pittsburgh, PA @ Garfield Artworks
8.29 New York, NY @ Knitting Factory
8.30 Hartford, CT @ Webster Underground
8.31 Providence, RI @ Century Lounge (solo acoustic)
9.1 Boston, MA @ Middle East (upstairs)
9.2 Baltimore, MD @ Ottobar (matinee show)
9.3 Washington, DC @ Rock n Roll Hotel
9.5 Chapel Hill, NC @ Local 506
9.6 Atlanta, GA @ Vinyl
9.7 Jacksonville, FL @ Fuel Coffeehouse
9.8 Orlando, FL @ Social
9.9 Ft. Lauderdale, FL @ Respectable St.
9.10 Gainesville, FL @ 1982
Supporting New Found Glory:
10.4 Cincinnati, OH @ Madison Theater
10.5 Pittsburgh, PA @ Club Zoo
10.6 Buffalo, NY @ Club Infinity
10.7 New Haven, CT @ Toads
10.8 Burlington, VT @ Higher Ground