Rocket Summer, Forever The Sickest Kids Playing AP Tour 2008

The Rocket Summer playing at the House of Blues last September. (Jonathan Finley)
Keep Dallas Observer Free
I Support
  • Local
  • Community
  • Journalism
  • logo

Support the independent voice of Dallas and help keep the future of Dallas Observer free.

Apparently Alternative Press is all over Dallas right now. The Rocket Summer is on the current cover, and now the annual Alternative Press Tour is about to launch and the Big D is representing on the bill. The Rocket Summer is co-headlining the tour with All Time Low, and Forever The Sickest Kids are one of the three supporting acts (the other two are The Matches and Sonny). The tour comes to the House of Blues Sunday, March 16. Apparently, if you buy your $15 ticket to the show through the official tour Web site, you'll get a free subscription to the magazine. Decent deal.

Whether or not you're interested in hitting the show, there is a new FTSK song -- "Men in Black" -- up on the AP Tour site (mid way down on the left in a streaming player). Songs from the other bands are available there, too. -- Chelsea Ide

Keep the Dallas Observer Free... Since we started the Dallas Observer, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Dallas, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who've won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism's existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering Dallas with no paywalls.

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.


Join the Observer community and help support independent local journalism in Dallas.


Join the Observer community and help support independent local journalism in Dallas.