With a brand new album for Virgin Records on the way, Trouble Andrew will launch a blitz of tour dates this spring in support of his re-released, self-titled independent debut â€œTrouble Andrewâ€ followed by a nationwide summer tour.
Trouble began his takeover at Irvineâ€™s Bamboozle Left April 5â€”on a bill featuring headliners 50 Cent, Deftones and Taking Back Sunday. He immediately joins Santigold in San Francisco for a coast-to-coast romp.
Like most born rock stars, Trouble has always been a rebel. Embracing his passion, he dropped out of high school at 15 to live his dream of becoming a professional snowboarderâ€”literally a (half) pipe dream for a kid coming from relatively flat Nova Scotia. Heâ€™s no stranger to the rock star life of winning contests, signing endorsement deals (Burton Snowboards and Oakley to name a few), and gaining rabid fans around the world.
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Trouble has inspired a generation of snowboard kids with his original freestyle riding and unique, signature snowboards and outerwear that have always represented the skateboarding, punk rock, hip-hop, and pop influences of his youth. Troubleâ€™s music paints a similar portrait with strokes of dark pummeling bass and synths, sk8rock guitar riffs and witty, sexually charged lyrics. Itâ€™s the musical equivalent of a dizzying McTwist, followed by a perfect landing. Pure ice cold rock nâ€™ roll.
Recorded within shouting distance of British Columbiaâ€™s legendary Whistler, in a house with a skate ramp out back, Trouble Andrewâ€™s independent debut (later released by Virgin Records) is an intriguing, unclassifiable blend of electro sounds, hip-hop beats and punk attitude. Trouble Andrewâ€™s next outing, the first recorded specifically for Virgin Records, is promising, to say the least.
May 21 Warfield Theatre San Francisco
May 22 Empire Sacramento, Calif.
May 28 First Avenue Minneapolis
May 29 Peoples Court Des Moines, Iowa
May 3 Rams Head Live! Baltimore, Md.
June 1 House of Blues Boston
June 3 Phoenix Concert Theatre Toronto
June 4 Metropolis Montreal
June 7 The NorVa Norfolk, Va.
June 9 Terminal 5 New York
June 10 9:30 Club Washington
June 13 The Pageant / Bacardi B Live St. Louis
June 15 Stubbâ€™s Waller Creek Amphitheatre Austin, Tex.
June 17 House of Blues Houston
June 18 House of Blues Dallas
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