The Wonder Years Announce Acoustic In Store Performances

The Wonder Years have announced a special run of acoustic in stores and signings in support of the release of their fifth studio album.

No Closer To Heaven will be released September 4, 2015 via Hopeless Records.

Fans who pre-order the album directly from the store will receive guaranteed entry to the acoustic set and signing as well as a free poster.

Limited space is available. The full list of participating stores can be found below.

The 13-track album, recorded and produced by Steve Evetts and mixed by Phil Nicolo, is now available for pre-order. "Cardinals" will be offered as an instant grat track when pre-ordered digitally or physically. Fans can check out bundle options and pre-order at thewonderyearsband.com.

A brand new music video for "Cardinals" can be viewed below.

Acoustic in stores and signings:
August 29 - Fingerprints - Long Beach, CA @ 2:30PM
August 29 - Rhino Records - Claremont, CA @ 7:30PM
August 30 - Zia Records - Las Vegas, NV @ 6:00PM
August 31 - Shuga Records - Chicago, IL @ 7:00PM
September 1 - Dearborn Music - Dearborn, MI @ 6:00PM
September 2 - Magnolia Thunderpussy - Columbus, OH @ 6:00PM
September 3 - Gallery of Sound - Wilkes-Barre, PA @ 6:00PM
September 4 - Siren Records - Doylestown, PA @ 7:00PM
September 5 - FYE - Philadelphia, PA @ 1:00PM
September 5 - Sound Garden - Baltimore, MD @ 7:00PM
September 6 - Vintage Vinyl - Fords, NJ @ 6:00PM
September 7 - Looney Tunes - West Babylon, NY @ 6:00PM
September 9 - Rough Trade Records - Brooklyn, NY @ 6:00PM
September 10 - Newbury Comics - Boston, MA @ 6:00PM

The Wonder Years and Sub City will donate one dollar for each record pre-ordered through MerchNow. Upon check out, fans will be prompted to select one of four charities, chosen by The Wonder Years, where the donation made through their purchase will be sent. Proceeds will help benefit The Herren Project, Puppies Behind Bars, After-School All-Stars and Futures Without Violence.

The Wonder Years are currently performing main stage on the entire 2015 Vans Warped Tour, which kicked off June 17 in Anchorage, Alaska. The remaining list of dates can be found below.

The Wonder Years Upcoming Tour Dates
2015 Vans Warped Tour

  • JULY 27 St. Louis, MO - Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
  • JULY 28 Milwaukee, WI - Marcus Amphitheatre
  • JULY 29 Indianapolis, IN - Klipsch Music Center
  • JULY 30 Kansas City, KS - Cricket Wireless Amphitheater
  • AUGUST 01 Salt Lake City, UT - Utah State Fairpark
  • AUGUST 02 Denver, CO - Pepsi Center Parking Lot
  • AUGUST 05 San Diego, CA - Qualcomm Stadium Parking Lot
  • AUGUST 07 Portland, OR - Portland Expo Center
  • AUGUST 08 Seattle, WA- White River Amphitheater

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Acoustic Nation is written by Laura B. Whitmore, a music industry marketing veteran, music journalist and editor, who has contributed to Parade.com (opens in new tab), Guitar World, and others. She has interviewed hundreds of musicians and hosts the She Rocks Podcast. As the founder of the Women’s International Music Network (opens in new tab), she advocates for women in the music industry and produces the annual She Rocks Awards. She is the Senior Vice President of Marketing for Positive Grid, making the world safe for guitar exploration everywhere! A guitarist and singer/songwriter, Laura is currently co-writing an album of pop songs that empower and energize girls.