Genre-bending Dallas progressive rock band FAIR TO MIDLAND has announced a nationwide headline tour starting in February that will hit major cities across the U.S., as well as two strings of tour dates as sole support for Serj Tankian around the U.S. and Canada. The tour kicks off on February 11 in Atlanta at the Roxy Theatre with Tankian. FAIR TO MIDLAND's headline dates — in support of "Fables From A Mayfly" (Serjical Strike/Universal Republic), which entered Billboard's Top New Artist Albums (Heatseekers) chart at No. 2 — include shows at Los Angeles' El Rey Theatre, Emo's in Austin and the Knitting Factory in New York City.In the past 12 months, FAIR TO MIDLAND has performed at Coachella, Bamboozle and SXSW 2007, touring around the U.S. and overseas with artists as varied as Tankian, SMASHING PUMPKINS, DIR EN GREY, CHEVELLE, AS I LAY DYING and FLYLEAF. FAIR TO MIDLAND kicked this year off with current single, "Tall Tales Taste Like Sour Grapes", added to rotation on KROQ in L.A. The rest of 2008 sees them touring extensively around North America, as well as appearing at major summer festivals in the UK and Europe. For more information, visit www.fairtomidland.com. Watch FAIR TO MIDLAND's "Dance of the Manatee" video below.
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