Boys Like Girls Ready to Rock the Hellogoodbye Tour in April-May and Van's Warped Tour 2007 From June-August

Rising Boston Pop/Rock Band Wins's "Artist Of The Year"


The rapidly-rising young Boston pop/rock band Boys Like Girls -- Martin Johnson (vocals, guitar), Bryan Donahue (bass), John Keefe (drums), and Paul DiGiovanni (guitar) -- will open shows on the upcoming Hellogoodbye Tour beginning April 5 in Bakersfield, California, and wrapping up on May 4 in Hampton, New Hampshire.

Following the slots opening for Hellogoodbye, Boys Like Girls will perform shows during the entire Van's Warped Tour 2007 running from June 28 through August 25 (see full itinerary following).

The announcement of Boys Like Girls' upcoming concert itinerary comes hot on the heels of the group's recent win -- with more than 68% of the votes -- of's coveted "Artist of the Year" honors. Boys Like Girls, one of Alternative Press's "100 Bands You Need To Know in 2007," has also been chosen for AOL "Breakers," with voting to begin on April 1.

"The Great Escape," the first single from Boys Like Girls' self-titled debut album, was one of America's Top 5 Most Added records at Top 40 during its first week at radio. The track has been added to more than 25 Top 40 stations coast-to-coast.

A spell-binding video for "The Great Escape," lensed by director Alan Ferguson (Fall Out Boy), premiered online on Yahoo! on February 27 and received 757,138 views within a month of being posted on YouTube. The groundbreaking video has been added to broadcast television and may be seen on the FUSE Network as well as MTV Hits, where it has been receiving between 15- 20 spins a week.

Produced by Matt Squire (Panic! At The Disco, Northstar, Hit The Lights), Boys Like Girls has spent 31 weeks on both the Billboard Heatseekers Top New Artist chart (peaking at #9) and the SoundScan Alternative New Artist Sales chart (peaking at #4).

Boys Like Girls has also been enjoying some incredible exposure online with more than 6.1 million total plays on the group's My Space page ( where the band has logged nearly 2.9 million profile views and has been the site's #3 top-rated indie emo band. In addition, the band has been a Top 10 mainstay on Purevolume's Emo (currently #5) and Alternative (currently #10) artist charts since the album's release on August 22 on Red Ink/Columbia Records.

The Boys Like Girls homegrown video for "Hero/Heroine" has been viewed more than 3 million times during its six months on YouTube.

  Boys Like Girls Spring - Summer 2007 Concerts

  DATE         CITY                    VENUE
  04/05/07     Bakersfield, CA       The Dome
  04/06/07     Los Angeles, CA       The Wiltern Theatre
  04/07/07     San Francisco, CA     The Warfield Theatre
  04/08/07     Sparks, NV            New Oasis
  04/20/07     Old Dominion, VA      Webb Center
  04/22/07     New York, NY          Roseland Ballroom
  04/23/07     Hartford, CT          Webster Theatre
  04/26/07     New River A2, FL      The Revolution
  05/02/07     Poughkeepsie, NY      The Chance Theatre
  05/03/07     Hadley, MA            Chapin Hall
  05/04/07     Hampton, NH           Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom
  05/05/07     E. Rutherford, NJ     Bamboozle
  05/06/07     Boston, MA            Avalon Ballroom
  05/08/07     Newark, DE            Bob Carpenter Center,
                                      University Of Delaware
  05/09/07     Baltimore, MD         Baltimore Ram's Head Live
  05/10/07     Cincinnati, OH        Bogarts
  05/11/07     Cleveland, OH         House Of Blues
  05/12/07     Detroit, MI           Detroit State Theatre
  05/13/07     Chicago, IL           Congress Theatre
  05/15/07     Minneapolis-
                St. Paul, MN         Trocaderos
  05/16/07     Fargo, ND             Playmakers
  05/17/07     Omaha, NE             Sokol Auditorium
  05/18/07     Columbia, MO          Blue Note
  05/19/07     Green Val, NV         Henderson Amphitheatre
  05/22/07     Atlanta, GA           Roxy Theatre
  05/23/07     Murray Hill, FL       Fuel Coffeehouse
  05/24/07     Lake Buena Vista, FL  House Of Blues
  05/25/07     Tallahassee, FL       The Beta Bar
  05/26/07     New Orleans, LA       House Of Blues
  05/27/07     Houston, TX           Meridian
  05/29/07     Dallas-Ft. Worth, TX  House Of Blues
  05/30/07     Oklahoma City, OK     Diamond Ballroom
  06/01/07     Tempe, AZ             The Marquee
  06/02/07     Anaheim, CA           House Of Blues
  06/03/07     Anaheim, CA           House Of Blues
  06/04/07     Anaheim, CA           House Of Blues
  06/29/07     Pomona, CA            Pomona Fairplex
  06/30/07     Ventura, CA           Seaside Park
  07/01/07     Mountain View, CA     Shoreline Amphitheatre
  07/03/07     Vancouver, BC         Thunderbird Stadium
  07/05/07     Calgary, AB           Race City Speedway
  07/07/07     Salt Lake City, UT    Utah State Fairgrounds
  07/08/07     Denver, CO            Invesco Field
  07/11/07     Phoenix, AZ           Cricket Pavilion
  07/12/07     El Paso, NM           NMSU Practice Field
  07/13/07     San Antonio, TX       San Antonio Amphitheater
  07/14/07     Dallas, TX            Smirnoff Amphitheater
  07/15/07     Houston, TX           Reliant Center
  07/18/07     Atlanta, GA           Hi Fi Amphitheatre
  07/19/07     Jacksonville, FL      Metropolitan Park
  07/20/07     St. Petersburg, FL    Vinoy Park
  07/21/07     Miami, FL             Bayfront Park Amphitheatre
  07/22/07     Orlando-
                Daytona Beach, FL    Tinker Field
  07/23/07     Charlotte, NC         Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
  07/24/07     Virginia Beach, VA    Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
  07/25/07     Washington, DC        Merriweather Post Pavilion
  07/26/07     Scranton, PA          Montage Mountain
  07/27/07     Detroit, MI           Co America Park
  07/28/07     Tinley Park, IL       First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre
  07/29/07     Minneapolis, MN       HHH Metrodome
  07/31/07     Milwaukee, WI         Marcus Amphitheatre
  08/01/07     Cincinnati, OH        Riverbend Music Center
  08/02/07     Cleveland, OH         Tower City Amphitheatre
  08/03/07     Philadelphia, PA      Tweeter Waterfront Center
  08/04/07     Uniondale, NY         Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum,
  08/05/07     Englishtown, NJ       Raceway Park
  08/07/07     Indianapolis, IN      Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
  08/08/07     Pittsburgh, OH        Post Gazette Pavilion
  08/09/07     Boston, MA            Tweeter Center For The Performing Arts
  08/10/07     Buffalo, NY           Darien Lakes
  08/11/07     Toronto, ON           Park Place
  08/12/07     Montreal, ON          Park Jean Drapeau
  08/14/07     St. Louis, MO         UMB Bank Pavilion
  08/15/07     Kansas City, KS       Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
  08/17/07     Boise, ID             Idaho Center
  08/18/07     Seattle, WA           The Gorge Amphitheatre
  08/19/07     Portland, OR          Columbia Meadows
  08/22/07     Fresno, CA            Selland Arena
  08/23/07     Sacramento, CA        Sleep Train Amphitheatre
  08/24/07     San Diego, CA         Coors Amphitheatre Lot
  08/25/07     Carson, CA            Home Depot Center

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