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Empire! Empire! reissuing their debut & playing it on tour

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Photo: Empire! Empire! at Cameo at CMJ 2014 (more by Mimi Hong)

Michigan emo band Empire! Empire! (I Was A Lonely Estate) released their second album in 2014, and now they’ll be reissuing their 2009 debut, What It Takes to Move Forward, on February 9 via Count Your Lucky Stars (the label they run). In honor of that reissue, they’ll be playing it in full on a tour with Warren Franklin & the Founding Fathers which begins later this month and hits NYC on February 6 at Palisades. Tickets for the NYC show are on sale now.

All dates are listed, with a stream of their debut LP, below…

Empire! Empire! — 2015 Tour Dates
JAN 29 – Cleveland, OH @ Mahalls
JAN 30 – Chicago, IL @ Reggies
JAN 31 – Lansing , MI @ TBA
FEB 02 – Toronto, ON @ The Cave
FEB 03 – Rochester, NY @ The Bug Jar
FEB 04 – Somerville, MA @ Cuisine En Local
FEB 05 – North Haven, CT @ Up All Night Collective
FEB 06 – New York, NY @ Palisades
FEB 07 – Philadelphia, PA @ The Golden Tea House
FEB 08 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Mr. Roboto Project

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