Rixton Announce Summer Headlining Tour with T. Mills – See the Dates! (@rixtonofficial)

RixtonDuring their appearance this morning onThe TODAY Show, British bandRixtonannounced that they will hit the road for a summer headlining tour of the U.S. that kicks off onJuly 30thinBoston. The“Broken Heart Tour”will find them hitting major cities across the U.S., includingNew York CityandLos Angeles, with special guest, rising artistT. Millswho recently released hisAll I Wanna DoEP featuring theupbeat partysingleof the same name. Advance access to tickets will be available atwww.rixtonband.combeginningTuesday June 3rdat10am(local time). Rixton’s six-show mini tour this month found them selling out shows within 30 minutes.

In March, Rixton released their debut EPMe And My Broken Heartfeaturing their buzzworthy single of the same title, which has sold more than 500,000 downloads and is Top 10 at Pop radio while impacting Hot AC, Rhythmic, and AC. “Me And My Broken Heart” also ranks as a No. 1 Most Shazam-ed new track in the U.S., while the officialvideo, directed byCameron Duddy, has racked up over 6 million views on YouTube/VEVO. Rixton has delivered killer performances onThe VoiceandEllen, and nowThe Today Show. They have been featured as anMTV 2014 “Artist To Watch” and a VEVO LIFT artist, while “Me And My Broken Heart” was an iTunes Single of the Week.

Hailing fromManchester, RixtonareJake Roche(vocals/rhythm guitar),Danny Wilkin(bass/keys),Charley Bagnall(lead guitar), andLewi Morgan(drums).Jake and Danny began writing together four years ago in Danny’s parents’ caravan.Three years later they were introduced to Charley through mutual friends and a year later stumbled upon Lewi in a back alley of aManchesterpub (playing pots and pans) and asked him to join the band.Inspired by the soulful pop sounds of Maroon 5 andBruno Mars, Rixtonoffer up a wealth of addictive pop/rock/R&B built on their own brand of songwriting, instrumentation, and vocal harmonies. The bandhas been steadily gaining a large YouTube following from their reimagined covers of tracks includingTaylor Swift’s “Trouble,”Rita Ora’s “How We Do (Party),”Chris Brown’s “Don’t Wake Me Up,”andR. Kelly’s “Ignition,”eventually catching the ear of talent managerScooter Braun.Working with Grammy-winning producerBenny Blanco, Rixton are set to deliver their debut album on School Boy/Giant Little Man/Mad Love/Interscope Records later this year.

Tour Dates:
07/30/14 Boston, MA Paradise Rock Club
08/02/14 New York, NY Irving Plaza
08/05/14 Philadelphia, PA The Theatre of Living Arts
08/06/14 Washington, DC The Fillmore
08/07/14 Toronto, ON The Mod Club
08/11/14 Minneapolis, MN The Garage
08/13/14 Saint Louis, MO The Ready Room
08/15/14 Denver, CO Gothic Theatre
08/18/14 Vancouver, BC The Rio Theatre
08/19/14 Seattle, WA The Crocodile
08/21/14 San Francisco, CA Slim’s
08/23/14 Los Angeles, CA The El Rey

 

Written by Juliet Schroder

Juliet Schroder

Juliet is the founder and executive producer/host of Celeb Secrets and Celeb Secrets Country. When not reporting on the latest news in pop culture and country music, she enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, and exploring the latest fashion trends.

Juliet holds a B.S. in marketing from St. John's University.

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