The Get Up Kids Announce Four Minute Mile Anniversary Tour with Sparta

Kicking off this August in Texas

the get up kids four minute mile anniversary tour 2022 dates
The Get Up Kids, photo by Shawn Brackbill

    It’s been 25 years since The Get Up Kids released their debut album Four Minute Mile, so naturally, they’re gearing up to celebrate it with an anniversary tour. The emo veterans have announced a run of shows where they’ll play the LP (plus the 1997 EP Woodson) in its entirety. Fellow genre trailblazers Sparta will serve as the special guest.

    The “Four Minute Mile 25th Anniversary Tour” begins in August in Texas, where Matt Pryor and company will hit Dallas, Houston, and Austin before moving over to the West Coast. From there, the band heads east before wrapping up in Philadelphia on September 29th. See the full list of dates below, and grab tickets via Ticketmaster starting Thursday, June 16th at 12:00 p.m. ET.

    The Get Up Kids’ last album was 2019’s Problems. See where we ranked them in our list of the 100 Best Pop Punk Bands. As for Sparta, the El Paso band dropped Trust the Rivertheir first new LP in 14 years, in 2020. Revisit the Origins of that album’s song “Miracle,”  and check out Jim Ward’s interview with Kyle Meredith.


    The Get Up Kids and Sparta 2022 Tour Dates:
    08/22 — Dallas, TX @ Amplified Live
    08/23 — Houston, TX @ White Oak Music Hall
    08/24 — Austin, TX @ Mohawk
    08/26 — Mesa, AZ @ Nile
    08/27 — Pomona, CA @ Glass House
    08/28 — Los Angeles, CA @ Regent
    08/29 — San Francisco, CA @ UC Theatre
    08/31 — Portland, OR @ Revolution
    09/01 — Seattle, WA @ Neptune
    09/03 — Salt Lake City, UT @ Urban Lounge
    09/04 — Denver, CO @ Gothic
    09/17 — Chicago, IL @ RIOT FEST
    09/20 — Pontiac, MI @ Crofoot
    09/21 — Millvale, PA @ Mr. Smalls
    09/23 — Buffalo, NY @ Town Ballroom
    09/24 — Boston, MA @ Brighton Music Hall
    09/25 — NYC @ Irving Plaza
    09/27 — DC @ Soundstage
    09/28 — Asbury Park, NJ @ House of Independents
    09/29 — Philadelphia, PA @ Union Transfer

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