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BLUE OCTOBER Announces Ninth Studio Album “I Hope You’re Happy,” Out August 17th via Up/Down-Brando Records

Platinum-selling alternative band BLUE OCTOBER have announced their long-awaited ninth studio album I Hope You’re Happy (Release date: August 17, 2018Up/Down-Brando Records). One track will be released on the 17th of each month leading up to the August 17th release date of the album.

You can pre-order the album here and receive 3 gratis tracks now: “I’ll Do Me, You Do You,” “Colors Collide,” and the lead hit single “I Hope You’re Happy.”

Currently at #15 on US Alternative Airplay Chart,  the first single “I Hope You’re Happy” is in rotation on stations like ‘Q101 Chicago, Alt 103.7 FM Dallas, Alt 92.9 Boston, Radio 104.5 Philly, and 101X Austin among dozens of other stations across the country.

In support of the release, Blue October are currently on their I Hope You’re Happy Tour. Upcoming major markets include PhoenixAnaheimHoustonPhiladelphiaChicagoDallasSeattleSt. Louis, and Denver

In addition, Blue October frontman Justin Furstenfeld will continue his compelling solo ‘An Open Book’series with a month long residency at the Hotel Cafe in Los Angeles, CA from July 12 to August 9. Tickets for the shows are on sale now at

Blue October has seen an incredible response to their music over the years, known for platinum singles like “Into The Ocean,” “Hate Me,” and “Calling You. Their latest single “I Hope You’re Happy” burst onto the scene at #5 on the iTunes Alternative Singles chart. “I Hope You’re Happy” has also found its way into countless Spotify and Apple curated playlists including iTunes Breaking Alternative, Digging Now (685,273 followers), and New Noise (278, 635 followers). 



Tour Dates

JUN 01: Cotillion Ballroom – Wichita, KS 
JUN 02: Westfair Amphitheater – Council Bluffs, IA 
JUN 03: Tower Theater – Oklahoma City, OK 
JUN 06: The Patio at La Nueva Luna – Abilene, TX 
JUN 07: Sunshine Theater – Albuquerque, NM 
JUN 08: The Van Buren – Phoenix, AZ 
JUN 09: House of Blues – Anaheim, CA 
JUN 10: House of Blues – San Diego, CA  
JUN 13: Fremont Theater – San Luis Obispo, CA 
JUN 14: August Hall – San Francisco, CA 
JUN 15: Ace of Spades – Sacramento, CA 
JUN 16: Brooklyn Bowl – Las Vegas, NV 
JUN 19: Cargo – Reno, NV 
JUN 21: Knitting Factory – Spokane, WA 
JUN 22: Roseland Theater – Portland, OR 
JUN 23: Showbox SoDo – Seattle, WA 
JUN 27: The Wilma – Missoula, MT 
JUN 28: Knitting Factory – Boise, ID 
JUN 29: The Complex – Salt Lake City, UT 
JUN 30: Ogden Theater – Denver, CO 
JUL 01: Ogden Theater – Denver, CO 
JUL 12 – AUG 9 Thursday Residency:  Hotel Cafe [An Open Book] – Los Angeles, CA 
JUL 21: 94.5 The Roast – The Woodlands, TX 
JUL 27: 96.5 Beach Ball – Bonner Springs, KS 
SEPT 29: The Intersection – Grand Rapids, MI
OCT 05: First Avenue – Minneapolis, MN 
OCT 6: Brenton Skating Plaza – Des Moines, IA 
OCT 12: The Pageant – St. Louis – MO 
OCT 14: Egyptian Room – Indianapolis, IN 
OCT 19: Brady Theater – Tulsa, OK 
OCT 20:  Toyota Music Factory – Irving, TX 
OCT 21: The Aztec Theater – San Antonio, TX 



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