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The Maine Announces 24 Hours of American Candy Event

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The Maine Announces 24 Hours of American Candy Event In Phoenix To Coincide with Album Release

On March 31st, 2015, The Maine is set to release their fifth full-length studio American Candy via 8123. That same day, the band will be celebrating with a 24 hour hometown event all around Tempe, AZ  (release day activities/details below) and are partnering with social network Meerkat to live stream the entire event for fans across the world. This week, Substream has also revealed their April cover which features The Maine to help celebrate the album’s release. The issue officially hits newsstands for purchase on 4/7. More info on Substream #45 Featuring The Maine can be found here and fans can preorder the issue via the magazine’s webstore, here. For more information on Substream, check out www.substreammagazine.com.

24 Hours of American Candy is set to kick off with a live Twitter chat at 9:30pm PST on March 30th to get fans’ initial reaction to the album before a visit to the band’s hometown record store Zia Records in Tempe at 11pm PST for a signing and performance. From there, they’ll head out to revisit some of the places they grew up.

The band will also be sponsoring a pop-up shop at the Tempe Marketplace on Tuesday from 2-8pm PST. The American Candy Pop-Up will be stocked up with merch, CDs, and more and The Maine will be on hand for a signing and acoustic performance for the hometown crowd.

Follow The Maine on Meerkat: http://meerkatapp.co/themaine

Keep an eye on the band’s website and socials for full details and tune in on Meerkat on 3/31. The Maine will release American Candy, their fifth full-length LP, on March 31st, 2015. American Candy was produced and mixed by Colby Wedgeworth and mastered by Grammy Award winning engineer Tom Coyne at Sterling Sound (Beyonce, Taylor Swift, Sam Smith). Following the release, they’ll be heading out on their biggest headlining tour ever – a full list of dates can be found below.

The Maine Confirmed NA Tour Dates:
April 3rd @ The Marquee Theatre in Tempe, AZ
April 4th @ HOB in Anaheim, CA (SOLD OUT) 
April 7th @ Strummer’s in Fresno, CA
April 8th @ HOB in San Diego, CA
April 9th @ HOB in Anaheim, CA
April 10th @ Slim’s in San Francisco, CA
April 11th @ Ace of Spades in Sacramento, CA
April 13th @ Hawthorne Theatre in Portland, OR
April 14th @ The Rio Theatre in Vancouver, BC
April 15th @ El Corazon in Seattle, WA
April 17th @ The Complex in Salt Lake City, UT
April 18th @ Summit Music Hall in Denver, CO
April 20th @ Granada Theatre in Lawrence, KS
April 21st @ The Ready Room in St. Louis, MO
April 22nd @ The Rave in Milwaukee, WI
April 23rd @ Varsity Theater in Minneapolis, MN
April 24th @ HOB in Chicago, IL
April 25th @ Bottom Lounge in Chicago, IL
April 26th @ The Crofoot in Pontiac, MI
April 27th @ Newport Music Hall in Columbus, OH
April 28th @ HOB in Cleveland, OH
April 30th @ Altar Bar in Pittsburgh, PA
May 1st @ The Waiting Room in Buffalo, OH
May 2nd @ Danforth Music Hall in Toronto, ON
May 3rd @ The Lost Horizon in Syracuse, NY
May 5th @ HOB in Boston, MA
May 7th @ Best Buy Theatre in New York, NY
May 9th @ Electric Factory in Philadelphia, PA
May 10th @ 9:30 Club in Washington, DC
May 12th @ Cannery Ballroom in Nashville, TN
May 13th @ The Masquerade in Atlanta, GA
May 14th @ Freebird Live in Jacksonville Beach, FL
May 15th @ State Theatre in St. Petersburg, FL
May 16th @ The Beacham in Orlando, FL

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An entertainment journalist for 20 years, Michael McCarthy was a columnist and contributing editor for the magazines Lollipop and LiveWire. He co-created and wrote for Cinezine, one of the '90's most popular movie E-zines. The only time he's not listening to music is when he's watching television shows and movies or reading, usually music magazines.

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