Real Friends is excited to unveil the details for their first full-length and Fearless Records debut Maybe This Place Is The Same And We’re Just Changing, set for release on July 22nd. 

Bassist and songwriter, Kyle Fasel explains, “We are beyond excited to show all of our fans what we have been working on. We have experienced so much change over the past year. The change has affected us not only as people, but song writers as well. We feel like that change has made it time for a full length record”

Lead vocalist Dan Lambton continues, “Even the past year has seen a lot of drastic changes with us: transitioning into full time touring, signing to a label, putting out a full length album. When it comes down to it it really doesn’t matter what i think about this record, it’s up to you to decide what this album means to you. That’s what’s great about this little world we’re in: you get to see what really speaks to you. I’m looking forward to you hearing it, we took a lot of time putting together an album that we believe is a solid and progressive effort, and i hope that shines through once it’s out in july. Thank you for listening.”

The recent cover stars of Alternative Press’ 100 Bands You Need To Know Issue, Real Friends are gearing up for their 20-date European tour with Modern Baseball and You Blew It!. The band just wrapped up a recent North American spring tour with The Wonder Years and are looking forward to a full summer on the Vans Warped Tour 2014.

REAL FRIENDS – Dan Lambton (Vocals), Dave Knox (Guitar), Kyle Fasel (bass), Eric Haines (Guitar) and Brian Blake (drums) – Led by charismatic vocalist Dan Lambton and pushed lyrically by Kyle Fasel, Chicagoland quintet, Real Friends grew organically through a succession of heart-on-sleeve and hook-in-mouth pop-punk as timeless and as passionate as their influences. Following a successful string of EPs, Real Friends waited to sign with a record label until the time was just right. Now one of Alternative Press’ Most Anticipated Bands of 2014, the band have teamed up with Fearless Records for the release of their highly-anticipated debut full-length, standing poised for their biggest summer yet.





w/ Modern Baseball and You Blew It! 

May 7 – Kingston, United Kingdom @ Fighting Cocks

May 8 – Kingston, United Kingdom @ Fighting Cocks

May 9 – London, United Kingdom @ Old Blue Last

May 10 – Cardiff, United Kingdom @ Clwb Ifor Bach

May 11 – Southampton, United Kingdom @ Joiners

May 12 – Liverpool, United Kingdom @ Korova Club

May 13 – Glasgow, United Kingdom @ Audio

May 14 – Manchester, United Kingdom @ Star & Garter

May 15 – Norwich, United Kingdom @ Epic Studios

May 16 – Leicester, United Kingdom @ Soundhouse

May 17 – Eindhoven, Netherlands @ Dynamo

May 18 – Cologne, Germany @ MTC

May 19 – Hamburg, Germany @ Hafenklang

May 20 – Berlin, Germany @ Comet

May 21 – Munich, Germany @ Sunny Red

May 22 – Karlsruhe, Germany @ Jubez

May 23 – Antwerp, Belgium @ JH Kavka

May 24 – Leeds, United Kingdom @ SLAM DUNK FESTIVAL (w/ I Am The Avalanche)

May 25 – Hartfield, United Kingdom @ SLAM DUNK FESTIVAL (w/ I Am The Avalanche)

May 26 – Wolverhampton, United Kingdom @ SLAM DUNK FESTIVAL (w/ I Am The Avalanche)


Jun 13 – Houston, TX @ Reliant Park

Jun 14 – San Antonio, TX @ AT&T Center

Jun 15 – Dallas, TX @ Gexa Energy Pavilion

Jun 17 – Albuquerque, NM @ Isleta Amphitheater

Jun 18 – Mesa, AZ @ Quail Run Park

Jun 19 – Las Vegas, NV @ Luxor Lot

Jun 20 – Pomona, CA @ Pomona Fairplex

Jun 21 – Mountain View, CA @ Shoreline Amphitheater

Jun 22 – Ventura, CA @ Seaside Park

Jun 25 – Chula Vista, CA @ Sleep Train Amphitheater

Jun 26 – Wheatland, CA @ Sleep Train Amphitheater

Jun 28 – Southeast Auburn, WA @ White River Amphitheater

Jun 29 – Portland, OR @ Portland Expo Center Parking Lot

Jul 2 – Maryland Heights, MO @ Verizon Wireless Amphitheater

Jul 3 – Noblesville, IN @ Klipsch Music Center

Jul 4 – Toronto, ON @ Molson Canadian Amphitheater

Jul 5 – Montreal, QC @ Parc Jean Drapeau

Jul 6 – Holmdel, NJ @ PNC Bank Arts Concert Center

Jul 8 – Darien Center, NY @ Darien Lake Performing Arts Center

Jul 9 – Scranton, PA @ Toyota Pavilion

Jul 10 – Mansfield, MA @ Xfinity Center (formerly Comcast Center)

Jul 11 – Camden, NJ @ Susquehanna Bank Center

Jul 12 – Wantagh, NY @ Nikon at Jones Beach Amphitheater

Jul 13 – Hartford, CT @ Xfinity Theater (formerly Comcast Theater)

Jul 15 – Burgettstown, PA @ First Niagara Pavilion

Jul 16 – Cincinnati, OH @ Riverbend Music Center

Jul 17 – Cuyahoga Falls, OH @ Blossom Music Center

Jul 18 – Auburn Hills, MI @ The Palace of Auburn Hills

Jul 19 – Tinley Park, IL @ First Midwest Bank Amphitheater

Jul 20 – Shakopee, MN @ Canterbury Park

Jul 22 – Columbia, MD @ Merriweather Post Pavilion

Jul 23 – Virginia Beach, VA @ Farm Bureau Live at Virginia Beach

Jul 24 – Atlanta, GA @ Aaron’s Amphitheater at Lakewood

Jul 25 – St. Petersburg, FL @ Vinoy Park

Jul 26 – West Palm Beach, FL @ Cruzan Amphitheater

Jul 27 – Orlando, FL @ Central Florida Fairgrounds

Jul 28 – Charlotte, NC @ PNC Music Pavilion Charlotte

Jul 29 – Nashville, TN @ Tennessee State Fairgrounds

Jul 30 – Milwaukee, WI @ Marcus Amphitheater

Jul 31 – Bonner Springs, KS @ Cricket Wireless Amphitheater

Aug 2 – Salt Lake City, UT @ utah State Fairpark

Aug 3 – Denver, CO @ Sports Authority Field at Mile High

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