Update: Brand New just announced four shows -- Cincinnati, Grand Rapids, Buffalo and Clifton Park. Tickets are available here.
Brand New just announced a show in Clifton Park, NY at Upstate Concert Hall on September 18, the admat for which can be seen in the replies. This show comes soon after the weekend of Riot Fest in Chicago (Sept. 13-15), which the band will be performing at as well. Could we be getting a short run of Brand New tour dates later today?
After Dark Entertainment (a booking company/show promoter from Buffalo, NY) seems to be teasing at Brand New playing a show or possibly touring. Or maybe they just want to know what time they should play chess. Your guess is as good as mine.
Brian and Drew from Shone are on this week's Marvel podcast. Apparently there's a mention of Brand New toward the end, but I'm still listening to find it. Update: Brian says, at around the 1:50 minute left mark that, "it'll probably happen this year."
Brand New's first show of 2013 will be Penn State University's Movin' On 2013 on April 26th. They'll be playing with MGMT and Big Boi, among others. More information on the free (!) event can be found here.
After the post last night that got everyone talking about Brand New, I made a quip on Twitter about this band getting a reaction unlike any I've ever seen on our website. This led to a response asking if Brand New were more open and released information more frequently to everyone -- would the same reaction occur?
I say no.
I love this band with an almost #cutforbieber mentality; however, I do think that the secrecy and general lack of information surrounding them adds to the furor. I mean, some random dude talking to Jesse and posting about it on Twitter caused a gif-tastic explosion and this happens virtually every single time the band is even hinted about. Just the idea that