We are happy to add some new merchandise items to our official US Online Store including a few things we haven’t tried before. Please take a look around.
Also from November 23-29 we will have free US standard shipping.
CLICK HERE TO SHOP
NEW MERCHANDISE – FREE US SHIPPING
Sweet Relief Charity Auction
Sweet Relief in conjunction with Charity Buzz is holding an auction to benefit the Musicians Cancer Fund at Sweet Relief, which pays for medical treatment, prescriptions, food, rent and other vital living expenses for professional musicians and music industry workers suffering from severe illness and disability.
We were happy to donate a very rare backdrop proof – this is a miniature version of the actual backdrop that we used for all of our touring in 2014. It’s about 2 1/2 feet by 3 feet. We get this proof to test the coloring and fabrics. We’ve all signed it and will be happy for one of you to become the owner and benefit this great charity.
VIEW THE AUCTION HERE: Backdrop Proof
Starland Ballroom Night 2 + Holiday Pop-Up Shop!
On Saturday December 19, from 2-5, we will also once again be doing a Holiday Pop-Up Shop with a lot of sale-priced Taking Back Sunday Merchandise along with Local Vendors and Food Trucks curated by our friends at The Aquarian Weekly.
– We had a great time last year and will be doing some acoustic songs and hanging out with you again this year.
– There is a separate small fee which is $4 if you purchase a ticket to either show and $5 at the door.
– Proceeds from the fee along with any additional donations you bring will be donated to the various Cancer Charities that we raise money for annually.
2ND ANNUAL HOLIDAY SPECTACULAR
Better Homes And Gardens
Please enjoy our new video for Better Homes And Gardens from “Happiness Is”
Special thanks to Djay Brawner, Anthem Films and The City of Greensboro, NC Fire Department including Battalion Chief Dwayne Church and their great new recruits.
Hawaii Date – Just Announced
Aloha! We will be playing The Republik in Honolulu, Hawaii on Tuesday, June 23!
Tickets on sale Friday, May 8 at 9 am.
CLICK HERE FOR TICKET INFO
The Complete Recordings: Happiness Is
The limited edition 7″ box set is sold out online. Thank you so much. There are still a few available at retail and you can also purchase the additional tracks on iTunes: CLICK HERE
LOW/NO TICKET FEE TUESDAY
Hello! We are very excited that our Spring tour with letlive. & The Menzingers is about to start. We tried to hook up some lower service fee options for you where we could, to kick things off! See below for details!
***TUESDAY FEBRUARY 17 ONLY!!!***
***Starting at 10am!!***
Please see below if your city is participating!
PLEASE CHECK venue websites for Box Office Hours!
Hit up our tour page HERE for online ticket links and the full list of tour dates!
NEW ORLEANS —-> Box Office only!
HOUSTON ——–> Box Office Only!
DALLAS ———> Box Office Only!
LAS VEGAS —–> Available Online
RIVERSIDE —–> Available Online
LOS ANGELES –> Available Online
SAN FRANCISCO -> Available Online – USE THIS LINK
DENVER ——–> Available Online
CHICAGO ——-> Is Now SOLD OUT
MILWAUKEE —–> Available On-line
CLEVELAND —–> Available Online
DETROIT ——-> Available Online
ALBANY ——–> Available Online
BUFFALO ——-> Box Office Only
NEW YORK ——> Available Online – under special offers on the right – password flicker
PHILADELPHIA –> Box Office Only
WORCESTER, MA–> Available Online
ATLANTA ——-> Box Office Only
ORLANDO ——-> Available Online
FOR A COMPLETE LIST OF THE SPRING TOUR DATES CLICK HERE!
THE COMPLETE RECORDINGS: HAPPINESS IS
Limited Edition 7″ Box Set
Signed Cover Card + Individual Art For Each Song
White Vinyl With Turquoise Specks
The Complete Recordings: Happiness Is will include all three studio b-sides and three additional acoustic renditions of album tracks, such as “Like You Do,” from the record that portray those particular songs in a different light.
“There was something real sentimental and warm feeling about the acoustic demo version of “Like You Do,” says vocalist Adam Lazzara. “Ed (Reyes) and I were staying in the saddest hotel in all of Long Island while the band was writing what would later become most of Happiness Is. This place was as close to one of those 1970s New York City hotels as I had seen in the movies and on the news growing up as you could get, the only exception being that it was on Long Island. Motel style, with ladies of the night, yelling at all hours, the works. It was the worst. I was missing home something awful, it was the worst it had been. That’s where “Like You Do” happened. In that smoky room, at that seedy hotel. I played it back on my voice recorder and it took me someplace else. I think we came pretty close to that feeling with this recording. At first we even talked about just leaving it as an acoustic song. Now we have both.”
You can also view our new video for “ALL THE WAY” ON THE PRE-ORDER PAGE.
“Hope you like the video for the song “All The Way.” It’s a tiny look at being on tour and what it’s like for us on stage when we are playing shows. A bunch of our friends helped film it and it’s great to use one of our songs as the background to hang on to some of these memories”- Mark O’Connell
Happiness Is: The Complete Recordings 7-inch Track Listing:
Stood A Chance
All The Way
Beat Up Car
It Takes More
They Don’t Have Any Friends
Better Homes And Gardens
Like You Do
We Were Younger Then
Nothing At All
How I Met Your Mother *
This Is Happening *
Can You Feel That (Here I Am) *
Stood A Chance (Acoustic) *
Better Homes And Gardens (Acoustic) *
Like You Do (Acoustic) *
Thank you for all of your continued support!
2015 TOUR ANNOUNCEMENT!
VIP Tickets Including Early Entry, Exclusive Merchandise, Acoustic Set & M&G
***These will take place at around 5pm so please make sure you are able to attend!***
ALL TIX ON-SALE NOW:
***Don’t forget most venues sell tickets at their box office with lower service fees
– check with the venue near you***
Feb 18 – New Orleans, LA – Civic Theatre
Feb 19 – Houston, TX – House of Blues
Feb 20 – Austin, TX – Emo’s
Feb 21 – Dallas, TX – South Side Ballroom
Feb 22 – El Paso, TX – Buchanan’s
Feb 24 – Las Vegas, NV – House of Blues
Feb 25 – Riverside, CA – Riverside Municipal Auditorium
Feb 26 – San Diego, CA – House of Blues
Feb 27 – Los Angeles, CA – Hollywood Palladium
Feb 28 – Santa Ana, CA – The Observatory – SOLD OUT
Mar 1 – San Francisco, CA – The Warfield Theatre
Mar 3 – Salt Lake City, UT – The Complex
Mar 4 – Denver, CO – Summit Music Hall
Mar 6 – Chicago, IL – Riviera Theatre
Mar 8 – Milwaukee, WI – The Rave
Mar 10 – Cleveland, OH – House of Blues
Mar 11 – Detroit, MI – The Fillmore
Mar 13 – Toronto, ON – Danforth Music Hall
Mar 14 – Montreal, QC – Metropolis
Mar 15 – Albany, NY – Upstate Concert Hall
Mar 16 – Buffalo, NY – Town Ballroom
Mar 18 – New York, NY – Best Buy Theater
Mar 20 – Atlantic City, NJ – AC Beer Fest (21+)
Mar 21 – Philadelphia, PA – Electric Factory
Mar 24 – Huntington, NY – The Paramount
Mar 26 – Boston, MA – House of Blues
Mar 27 – Worcester, MA – The Palladium
Mar 28 – Baltimore, MD – Rams Head Live
Mar 29 – Washington, DC – 9:30 Club
Apr 1 – Atlanta, GA – Buckhead Theatre
Apr 2 – Tampa, FL – The Ritz Ybor
Apr 3 – Orlando, FL – House of Blues
Apr 4 – Fort Lauderdale, FL – Revolution Live
Can’t wait. See you there.