Northern Faces

Northern Faces’ new album will be released in early 2015 via Equal Vision Records and will be the follow-up to their impressive debut EP Southern Places, which was released in March 2013. “Wait Wait Wait” has already seen early radio support from the likes of WEQX, WRFF, WFUZ, WHSN, RadioBDC, WLZX, WEMF and more, with stations continuously adding the song into rotation.
“Wait Wait Wait” was one of those songs that came together very quickly. Marco [Testa] and I were at his place having a few drinks, playing guitar and showing each other some song parts we had been working on for the new record,” shares co-vocalist/guitarist Bryan Shortell. “He started singing the verse to the song, which is all he had at the time. When he got to the end of the verse, the chorus came to me on the spot, and I just started singing it. We brought the song to the band and it came to life right away. The songs that come out of nowhere always seem to feel the best and most honest to us. If we have to work too hard at a song – if we have to force it, usually the song ends up in the trash. It’s the songs that come out of nowhere, the songs that almost feel like gifts – those are the ones that usually end up being the songs that hit us the hardest.”
Northern Faces formed in early 2012 and is comprised of Bryan Shortell (vocals and guitar), Marco Testa (vocals and guitar), and Matt Ippolito (bass). The band’s debut show was an opening slot for The Kooks and Royal Teeth in early 2012; And have since toured and shared stages with likes of The 1975, Say Anything, RX Bandits, Electric Guest, Civil Twilight, Futurebirds, Frank Iero, Heartless Bastards and more, and performed at SXSW and CMJ Festivals.


Complete North American Tour Dates:

Mar 13 Pittsburgh, PA @ Smiling Moose*
Mar 14 Chicago, IL @ Cobra Lounge #
Mar 15 Columbus, OH @ Rumba Room #
Mar 16 St. Louis, MO @ Firebird #
Mar 17 Springfield, MO @ FOH Lounge #
Mar 19 Austin, TX @ SXSW+
Mar 20 Austin, TX @ SXSW+
Mar 21 Austin, TX @ SXSW+
Mar 25 Atlanta, GA @ Masquerade #
Mar 26 Charlotte, NC @ Neighborhood Theater #
Mar 27 Nashville, TN @ High Watt #
Mar 28 Newport, KY @ Thompson House+
Mar 29 Buffalo, NY @ Waiting Room (studio)+

May 05 Cambridge, MA @ The Sinclair^
May 06 Cambridge, MA @ The Sinclair^
May 07 New York, NY @ Gramercy Theater^
May 08 New York, NY @ Gramercy Theater^
May 12 Philadelphia, PA @ Union Transfer^
May 13 Washington, DC @ Rock and Roll Hotel^
May 15 Chicago, IL @ Bottom Lounge^
May 19 Denver, CO @ Marquis Theatre^
May 22 Pomona, CA @ The Glass House^
May 23 Los Angeles, CA @ Troubadour^
May 24 San Francisco, CA @ The Independent^

* Northern Faces w/Vinyl Thief and Idlehands
# Northern Faces w/Vinyl Thief
+ Northern Faces only
^ Northern Faces Supporting The Dear Hunter


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