DROWNING POOL Extends 'Soldiers' Dates

The Pulse of Radio (formerly Launch Radio Networks) reports: DROWNING POOL has extended its current "This Is For The Soldiers" tour, with the newly announced shows beginning on September 3 in Corpus Christi, Texas and ending on November 8 in New York City. THE EXIES will appear on the bill as well. As previously reported, 50 cents of each ticket sale from the jaunt is going to the non-profit organization Iraq & Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA), with another 50 cents going to the USO. DROWNING POOL is using the tour, as well as its new single "Soldiers", to draw attention to the crisis facing U.S. troops returning home from duty in the Middle East to inadequate health care.

The trek stops in Great Falls, Montana on Thursday (August 9).

The Texas-based band is campaigning to urge Congress to expand mental health care for returning troops and has launched a web site and petition about the issue at thisisforthesoldiers.org.

DROWNING POOL's new album, "Full Circle", came out on Tuesday (August 7).

Newly announced DROWNING POOL tour dates:

Sep. 03 - Corpus Christi, TX - The Pavillion at Concrete Street
Sep. 05 - Harker Heights, TX - Harker Heights Convention Center
Sep. 07 - Dallas, TX - Palladium Ballroom
Sep. 08 - San Antonio, TX - Hemisphere Park
Sep. 09 - Tyler, TX - Click's Billiards
Sep. 11 - Pharr, TX - Graham Central Station
Sep. 13 - Odessa, TX - Dos Amigos Bar & Grill
Sep. 14 - Houston, TX - Scout Bar
Sep. 15 - Abilene, TX - Midnite Rodeo
Sep. 18 - Springfield, VA - Jaxx
Sep. 20 - Hartford, CT - Webster Theatre
Sep. 21 - Manchester, NH - Marks Place
Sep. 22 - Altamont, NY - Altamont Fairgrounds
Sep. 23 - Allentown, PA - Crocodile Rock
Sep. 24 - Cambridge, MA - Middle East Restaurant & Nightclub
Sep. 27 - Dayton, OH - Polish Picnic Grounds
Sep. 28 - Youngstown, OH - The Wedge
Sep. 29 - Louisville, KY - The Great Lawn / WLRS Band Camp
Sep. 30 - Chattanooga, TN - Midtown
Oct. 02 - Jacksonville, NC - Hooligan's
Oct. 03 - Baltimore, MD - Recher Theatre
Oct. 05 - Flint, MI - The Machine Shop
Oct. 06 - Memphis, TN - Mud Island Amphitheatre / 93xfest
Oct. 07 - Huntsville, AL - Sammy T's
Oct. 09 - Little Rock, AK - Juanita's
Oct. 11 - Evansville, IN - Woody's
Oct. 13 - Lubbock, TX - Jake's
Oct. 14 - Farmington, NM - Gator's Bar and Grill
Oct. 18 - San Diego, CA - House of Blues
Oct. 19 - Hollywood, CA - The Whisky
Oct. 24 - Portland, OR - Hawthorne Theatre
Oct. 25 - Seattle, WA - El Corazon
Oct. 26 - Couer D'Alene, ID - The Great Event Center
Nov. 02 - Wichita, KS - Flashbacks
Nov. 08 - New York, NY - Highline

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