Travie McCoy Eyes First Headlining Tour

With a successful solo album to his credit, Gym Class Heroes co-founder Travie McCoy launches his first-ever North American solo tour in Ontario in mid-March.

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Staples Center, Los Angeles, Calif.

So far, the June 2010 release of McCoy’s solo album, Lazarus, has resulted in three hits – the recently released “We’ll Be Alright” as well as “Need You” and “Billionaire” which featured Bruno Mars guesting on the track.

The “Sgt. Schlepper’s Who Needs Hearts Club Band Tour” begins in Toronto at the Opera House March 17. Other routing destinations include Montreal at Le National March 18; Philadelphia at the Theatre of Living Arts March 19; Towson, Md., at Recher Theatre March 20 and Boston’s Paradise Rock Club March 22.

The tour also stops in New York (March 23), Cleveland (March 24), Chicago (March 25), Minneapolis (March 26), Lawrence, Kan. (March 27), Denver (March 28), Los Angeles (March 30), San Francisco (March 31), Sacramento (April 1), Portland, Ore. (April 2) and Seattle (April 3).

Donnis, XV, Bad Rabbits and Pete Wentz’s electropop group, Black Cards, appear on all dates.

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Mix 93.3 Jingle Jam, Sprint Center, Kansas City, Mo.

Presented by, ticket presales, including VIP packages, begin Jan. 29 while the public onsale is set for Jan. 28 and 29. For more information, click here for and here for McCoy’s website.