Aug 1, 2018 | 7:30 PM | Wednesday

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1200 Canal St, New Orleans, LA 70112

Neighborhood: Bourbon Street


In case you don't know us, here are some words from a long-time friend and journalist, Jonah Bayer, about our new album, Tidal Wave...

Start on : August 1, 2018 7:30 PM Wednesday
End on : August 1, 2018 11:30 PM Wednesday

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Winter Circle Productions Presents...
Taking Back Sunday
with support from Microwave

Wednesday, August 1, 2018
Joy Theater

All Ages | Doors 7:30PM

It's difficult to believe that Tidal Wave is Taking Back Sunday's seventh album. While most of their peers have either broken up, faded away or reunited to capitalize on the emo scene's wildfire revival, Taking Back Sunday have always been the Pearl Jam of the scene in the sense that they've consistently plugged along and continued to reinvent themselves regardless of what was trendy at the time. “By the time most bands get to this point in their career they are pretty set in what they do but we were really mindful about approaching our musical ideas differently this time around and staying true to where the five of us are in our lives right now,” frontman Adam Lazzara explains. “This album is truly an expression of what Taking Back Sunday is during this snapshot in time as opposed to what we think people expect from our band.”

This ethic is nothing new for Taking Back Sunday who started out playing basements at VFW halls in 1999 in Long Island alongside acts like Thursday and Midtown before transitioning into mainstream icons via hit singles such as “MakeDamnSure” and “Set Phasers To Stun.” After losing a few members following the release of their breakthrough debut album Tell All Your Friends, the group reunited with their original lineup of Lazzara, guitarists John Nolan and Eddie Reyes, bassist Shaun Cooper and drummer Mark O'Connell six years ago shortly before the creation of 2011's self-titled album. Correspondingly Tidal Wave is not only the follow-up to 2014's Happiness Is but also marks the first time the group have ever made three consecutive albums with the same lineup. For Tidal Wave, the band also brought back producer Mike Sapone and mixer Claudius Mittendorfer, who both worked on Happiness Is. “I think with this album we all really learned to trust each other with our ideas and that's something that took a while to cultivate when we first got back toget

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