O.A.R. RELEASES NEW STUDIO ALBUM, THE ROCKVILLE LP

Rock band O.A.R. is having quite a month. June isn’t even half over and O.A.R has already been the house band for the entire hour on the “Today Show with Kathie Lee & Hoda” on June 3rd including a performance of their single “Peace” accompanied by the Mt. Carmel-Holy Rosary Schoolof East Harlem. Later that week, the band visited with thefamed Staten Island elementary school chorus at PS 22 in a rendition of “Peace.” The single is a bonafide hit at HAC and Triple A radio charts and they have a massive national concert tour kicking off this Thursday, June 12th with Phillip Phillips. To cap off an incredible month, the band’s new album, The Rockville LP, which is being heralded as O.A.R.’s best work in years, is available today.

Inspired by their hometown of Rockville, Maryland, The Rockville LP showcases a much more introspective and personal side to the band. Respected music critic Tom Lanham, with the SF Examiner said “Their jubilant new effort…is frothing with celebratory new anthems like ‘Peace,’ ‘Two Hands up,’ and ‘We’ll Pick Up Where We Left Off’ – tracks every bit as addictive as the No. 1 breakthrough single ‘Shattered (Turn the Car Around).'”

After a special in store performance for fans tonight at Vintage Vinyl in St. Louis, the band will go straight into final rehearsals for an epic, 26-date concert tour with Phillip Phillips, which kicks off Thursday in St. Louis and runs through the end of July, culminating with a date in Atlanta’s Chastain Park Amphitheatre. The band announced earlier this week that they have partnered with Habitat for Humanity with $1.00 from every ticket sold O.A.R. and Phillip Phillips will donate to Habitat.

Watch “The Today Show” performance here

Watch O.A.R. & P.S. 22 performance

SUMMER TOUR WITH PHILLIP PHILLIPS

June
12 – St. Louis, MO @ Fox Theatre
13 – Kansas City, MO @ Crossroads
14 – Morrison, CO @ Red Rocks Amphitheatre
15 – Council Bluffs, IA @ Harrah’s Stir Cove
17 – Columbus, OH @ LC Pavilion
18 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Stage AE
20 – Cleveland, OH @ Jacobs Pavilion at Nautica
21 – Chicago, IL @ FirstMerit Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island
22 – Sterling Heights, MI @ Freedom Hill Amphitheatre
27 – Indianapolis, IN @ Farm Bureau Ins. Lawn at White River
28 – Cincinnati, OH @ Riverbend Music Center
29 – Milwaukee, WI @ Summerfest

July
2 – Lewiston, NY @ Art Park
5 – Gilford, NH @ Meadowbrook
6 – Mashantucket, CT @ Foxwoods Resort Casino
10 – Boston, MA @ Blue Hills Bank Pavilion
11 – Wantagh, NY @ Nikon at Jones Beach Theater
12 – Holmdel, NJ @ PNC Bank Arts Center
13 – Raleigh, NC @ Red Hat Amphitheater
16 – Charlotte, NC @ Uptown Amp at the NC Music Factory
18 – Philadelphia, PA @ Festival Pier at Penn’s Landing
19 – Columbia, MD @ Merriweather Post Pavilion
20 – Portsmouth, VA @ nTelos Wireless Pavilion
24 – Glen Allen, VA @ Innsbrook After Hours
25 – Charleston, SC @ Family Circle Magazine Stadium
26 – Atlanta, GA @ Chastain Park Amphitheatre

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