Leading the pack of new-wave post punk bands, New York based - The Bravery have been stirring up rock radio for the past several years. With three albums under their belt and another one in the works, The Bravery tour schedule includes several shows throughout 2011. Don't miss a date on The Bravery concert schedule 2011; Use Eventful as your source for the Bravery tour dates and concert schedule information. The Bravery was founded by Vassar College classmates Sam Endicott and John Way in 2003. The duo recruited guitarist Michael Zakarin and drummer Anthony Burulcich before playing their first concert in Brooklyn in 2003. They penned their first hit, "An Honest Mistake", and performed it locally before securing a record deal. The Bravery became a MySpace sensation and made their songs available through downloads during that format's nascent. The Bravery tour dates were scheduled throughout metro New York and were often sold out. "An Honest Mistake" hit radio in San Francisco and London and they were subsequently signed to a deal with Island Def Jam. They moved to London to produce their debut and The Bravery toured throughout the UK and France, even opening shows for the Yeah Yeah Yeahs and Razorlight.
Due to chaotic live performances and the vivacity of the band's members, The Bravery were hailed by The Village Voice as "New York's Official Next Big Thing". "An Honest Mistake" was re-released in 2005 and hit #7 and #12 on the UK and US rock charts, respectively. Their self-titled debut was released in March and peaked at #5 and #15 on the UK and US charts. They were a veritable hit and were featured on the cover of NME to coincide with the album's release. The Bravery tour dates included playing three shows in one day; they opened for Duran Duran in Birmingham; a concert in London; and a concert in Astoria. The Bravery tour dates included headlining shows around the world and top billing at SXSW, Coachella, Glastonbury, and Lollapalooza, as well as the opening spot on Depeche Mode's Touring the Angel world tour. The Bravery returned to the studio to record the follow-up, The Sun and the Moon, in 2007.
Their sophomore effort debuted at #24 on the Billboard 200 and featured their biggest hit to-date, "Believe". The single featured a bass-heavy hook and lo-fi vocals that resonated with audiences. The Bravery tour dates were scheduled on an extensive headlining US tour before touring as the supporting act for Incubus and the Smashing Pumpkins. They released their most recent album, Stir the Blood in 2009 and have been touring ever since to promote the effort. The Bravery are currently working on material for their fourth US release and will also be touring periodically throughout 2011. The Bravery emerged as one of rock music's freshest acts in the mid-decade and are continuing to break boundaries within the post-punk revival. Don't miss one of the most riotous live bands in rock. Use Eventful as your source for The Bravery tour dates and concert schedule information.
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