The Whigs Tour and Share Single "Dying"

Athens, GA trio THE WHIGS are very excited to announce a massive tour that will include a headlining run and opening slots with Kings of Leon, The Hold Steady and The Black Keys. Beginning June 4th at Mountain Jam in Hunter, NY, these 3-months of dates come in support of the band’s latest album, IN THE DARK, which saw the band perform on the Late Show with David Letterman and Late Night with Jimmy Fallon ( In addition, the band will embark on a USO tour to Germany and the UK from today, May 17th – May 25th. The week-long tour will consist of five shows for troops and military families and a visit to the USO Warrior Center at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center.

THE WHIGS are pleased to share new song, “DYING,” with fans at The song Esquire Magazine hails as one of “50 Songs Every Man Should Be Listening To,” adds a dark depth and introspective emotional oomph to the band’s overall anthemic power. A vigor Newsday praises for “blending melodies from 70’s Rolling Stones and 80’s Replacements with 90’s grunge underpinnings to build a whole new rock animal.”

In The Dark is the follow up to the band’s two critically acclaimed albums – Give ‘Em All A Big Fat Lip and Mission Control – which earned them universal praise as one of America’s finest young rock ‘n’ roll bands.

With Kings of Leon:
June 5 Borgata Event Center Atlantic City, NJ
June 6 Saratoga Performing Arts Center Saratoga, NY
June 8 Toyota Pavilion at Montage Mountain Scranton, PA
June 30 Hyde Park London, UK

Whigs Headlining Dates:
June 10 The Handlebar Greenville, SC
June 11 Sky City ` Augusta, GA
June 12 Riverbend Festival Chattanooga, TN
June 13 Rib Fest Chicago, IL
June 17 Belly Up San Diego
June 18 Troubadour Los Angeles, CA
June 19 Velvet Jones Santa Barbara, CA

With The Hold Steady:
July 2 Lac Courte Oreilles Casino Hayward, WI
July 3 Cabooze Outdoor Stage Minneapolis, MN
July 4 First Avenue Minneapolis, MN
July 6 Slowdown Omaha, NE
July 7 Ogden Theatre Denver, CO
July 8 Santa Fe Brewing Company Santa Fe, NM
July 9 Diamond Ballroom Oklahoma City, OK
July 10 Granada Theater Dallas, TX
July 11 High-Tone Café Memphis, TN
July 12 Square Room Knoxville, TN
July 14 Newport Music Hall Columbus, OH
July 15 Crofoot Ballroom Pontiac, MI
July 16 Kool Haus Toronto, ON

July 17 Ottawa Bluesfest Ottawa, ON

With The Black Keys:
September 2 Town Ballroom Buffalo, NY

With Kings of Leon & The Black Keys:
September 3 Verizon Wireless Music Center Indianapolis, IN
September 4 Riverbend Music Center Cincinnati, OH
September 7 First Niagara Pavilion Pittsburgh, PA
September 8 Hershey Park Stadium Hershey, PA

With The Black Keys:
September 9 Charlottesville Pavilion Charlottesville, PA

With Kings of Leon & The Black Keys:
September 10 Verizon Wireless Ampitheatre Charlotte, NC
September 11 Virginia Beach Ampitheatre Virginia Beach, VA
September 13 Time Warner Music Pavilion Raleigh, NC

With The Black Keys:
September 14 Orange Peel Asheville, NC

With Kings of Leon & The Black Keys:
September 17 Cruzan Amphitheatre W. Palm Peach, FL
September 18 Ford Amphitheater Tampa, FL
September 20 Verizon Wireless Music Center Birmingham, AL

With The Black Keys:
September 21 House of Blues New Orleans, LA

With Kings of Leon & The Black Keys:
September 22 Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion Houston, TX
September 23 Center Dallas, TX

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