Monday, December 23, 2013

James Durbin news

James Durbin has announced the initial dates for his upcoming 2014 acoustic US tour beginning Jan. 3 at The Viper Room in Los Angeles. The six week trek will end on Feb. 15 at The Catalyst in Santa Cruz.

All confirmed dates listed below.

The album cover artwork and full track listing for his sophomore CD release Celebrate,
due April 8 via Wind-up Records, has also been revealed.

As previously announced, James, who co-wrote 10 of the albums 11 tracks is busy putting the finishing touches on the 2014 release with producer Scott Stevens. The first single is “Parachute” and is available for purchase now. 

The lyric video for “Parachute,” an homage to 1980s retro arcade games, made its premiere on Yahoo! Music and can be viewed on James’ VEVO channel on YouTube.

In addition, the album pre-order campaign includes four offers: 1. Autographed album. 2. Autographed album & exclusive Tourette Syndrome Association (TSA) Charity shirt - $5 from each sale is donated to the TSA. 3. Autographed album & exclusive “Celebrate” bracelet. 4. Autographed album & exclusive hoodie & limited edition autographed canvas photo print. All orders will automatically grant fans access to exclusive VIP opportunities with James (buyers will receive a special code allowing them early purchase for VIP opps and concert tickets). All orders include an instant download of “Parachute” at

“Parachute” is the first new music from James since his last two singles “Love Me Bad” and “Stand Up” were released in 2011. “Love Me Bad” cracked the Top 30 at Hot AC/Top 40 radio while the rock single “Stand Up” landed in the Top 20. “Stand Up” was an official NFL anthem used on jumbotrons nationwide during the NFL’s 2011-12 seasons.

Both tracks were featured on his debut release Memories Of A Beautiful Disaster which debuted in the Top 10 on Billboard’s Rock Album chart and #36 on Billboard’s Top 200 Album chart. MOAB has sold over 120,000 copies to date and was named one of Billboard’s Best Rock Albums of 2012.

“Parachute was the 10th song I wrote for the new album and as soon as we finished in the studio I knew it had to be the first single. I can’t wait for everyone to hear it,” said Durbin. “Parachute” will impact Hot AC & Top 40 radio in January.

Track Listing: 

1. Children Under the Sun
2. Parachute
3. You Can't Believe
4. Issues
5. Fool For You
6. Louder Than a Loaded Gun
7. Live Right Now
8. You're Not Alone
9. Forget It
11.Real Love

2014 Tour Dates


3 The Viper Room Los Angeles, CA
7 Belly Up Tavern Solana Beach, CA
8 Pub Rock Live Scottsdale, AZ
10 HOB-Cambridge Room Dallas, TX
11 The Station Bar & Grill Lafayette, LA
12 HOB-Peacock Room Houston, TX
14 The Parrish New Orleans, LA
15 Wills Pub Orlando, FL
17 Brewster’s megaplex Jacksonville, FL
18 The Masquerade Atlanta, GA
21 Ziggy’s Winston-Salem, NC
22 Lincoln Theater Raleigh, NC
23 Empire Springfield, VA
24 I Play America Freehold, NJ
26 The Note West Chester, PA
29 The Hollow Albany, NY
30 Marlin Room@ Webster Hall New York, NY


4 The Rock Factory Akron, OH
5 Agora Ballroom Cleveland, OH
6 Thompson House Newport, KY
7 Austin’s Libertyville, IL
8 Another Hole in Wall Steger, IL
9 7th St. Entry Minneapolis, MN
12 Marquis Theatre Denver, CO
15 The Catalyst Santa Cruz, CA

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