For Today Announces Farewell Tour

For Today, one of my favorite bands, broke the news that they are calling it quits on this chapter of their lives. From the time of the band’s launch in Sioux City, Iowa, in 2005, through 6 full-length albums, 1 EP, and just over a decade of making music, they have decided that it’s time they move on. Below is an excerpt of the official announcement from the band.
“When we started this band in 2005, we never imagined that our music would make it out of Sioux City, Iowa, let alone take us all around the world multiple times,” the band said in a joint statement. “Our lives have been hugely impacted by the time we’ve spent making music and touring. We met our wives, had kids and moved to different states because of For Today. It’s been an incredible experience, but we feel like now is the time to close this chapter of our lives and move on. There’s no behind the scenes drama happening or disagreements between band members. We’re all still best friends and will continue to be long after the band is over.”
The farewell tour launches Sept. 14 in Iowa City, Iowa. The band has announced two legs of North American dates, along with a run of South American gigs. European gigs are being planned for Oct. 26 to Nov. 1.
This is how the routing currently stands:

For Today Farewell Tour

Sept. 14 – Iowa City, Iowa, Blue Moose Tap House
Sept. 15 – Indianapolis, Ind., The Emerson Theater
Sept. 16 – Cleveland, Ohio, Agora Theatre
Sept. 17 – Shippensburg, Pa., Shippensburg Fairgrounds (Uprise Festival)
Sept. 18 – Grand Rapids, Mich., The Intersection / The Stache
Sept. 20 – Buffalo, N.Y., The Waiting Room
Sept. 21 – Toronto, Ontario, Hard Luck Bar
Sept. 22 – Montreal, Quebec, La Tulipe
Sept. 23 – Pawtucket, R.I., The Met
Sept. 24 – Lancaster, Pa., Chameleon
Sept. 25 – Sayreville, N.J., Starland Ballroom
Sept. 27 – Richmond, Va., Canal Club
Sept. 28 – Greensboro, N.C., Arizona Pete’s
Sept. 29 – Nashville, Tenn., Rocketown
Sept. 30 – Birmingham, Ala., Zydeco
Oct. 1 – Tampa, Fla., The Orpheum
Oct. 2 – Jacksonville, Fla., Murray Hill Theatre
Oct. 4 – Pensacola, Fla., Vinyl Music Hall
Oct. 5 – Houston, Texas, Scout Bar
Oct. 6 – Corpus Christi, Texas, House Of Rock
Oct. 7 – Austin, Texas, Dirty Dog
Oct. 8 – Tulsa, Okla., The Vanguard
Oct. 16 – Sao Paulo, Brazil, Clash Club
Oct. 18 – Buenos Aires, Argentina, Uniclub
Oct. 20 – Santiago, Chile, Teatro Cariola
Oct. 22 – Bogota, Colombia, Auditorio Lumiere
Nov. 4 – Lawrence, Kan., Granada Theatre
Nov. 5 – Denver, Colo., Summit Music Hall
Nov. 6 – Salt Lake City, Utah, The Complex
Nov. 8 – Seattle, Wash., El Corazon
Nov. 9 – Portland, Ore., Hawthorne Theatre
Nov. 10 – Sacramento, Calif., Ace Of Spades
Nov. 11 – San Diego, Calif., SOMA San Diego
Nov. 12 – Pomona, Calif., The Glass House Concert Hall
Nov. 13 – Anaheim, Calif., Chain Reaction
Nov. 15 – Phoenix, Ariz., Joe’s Grotto Music Venue
Nov. 16 – Albuquerque, N.M., Sunshine Theater
Nov. 17 – Oklahoma City, Okla., 89th Street Collective
Nov. 19 – San Antonio, Texas, The Korova
Dec. 1 – Orlando, Fla., The Social
Dec. 2 – Atlanta, Ga., Heaven At The Masquerade
Dec. 3 – Charlotte, N.C., Charlotte’s Underground
Dec. 4 – Baltimore, Md., Baltimore Soundstage
Dec. 6 – Philadelphia, Pa., Theatre Of Living Arts
Dec. 7 – Worcester, Mass., Upstairs At The Palladium
Dec. 8 – New York, N.Y., The Gramercy Theatre
Dec. 9 – Millvale, Pa., Mr. Small’s Theatre
Dec. 10 – Columbus, Ohio, Newport Music Hall
Dec. 11 – Pontiac, Mich., Crofoot Ballroom
Dec. 13 – Des Moines, Iowa, Wooly’s
Dec. 14 – Minneapolis, Minn., The Cabooze
Dec. 15 – Chicago, Ill., Bottom Lounge
Dec. 16 – St. Louis, Mo., The Ready Room
Dec. 18 – Dallas, Texas, The Door
VIP packages are available now, including a meet & greet, a farewell flag, silk-screened poster, and a 3D laminate with lanyard. The general tickets go on-sale beginning July 8. Visit for more information.

Vince Chapman

Vince is a husband, father, and children's pastor in addition to the work he does for Geeks Under Grace.

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