Hawthorne Heights Celebrates Sophomore Album Anniversary

Emo mainstay Hawthorne Heights is trekking around the U.S. to perform its second album, If Only You Were Lonely in full. Convictions and In Her Own Words will be joining as support on different dates.

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Emerson Theater, Indianapolis, Ind.

The dates start Oct. 7 in Columbus, right outside of Hawthorne Heights’ native Dayton, Ohio, and eventually end in Valparaiso, Ind., Oct. 29. The three-week routing focuses mostly on the regional South and Midwest, although there is a performance scheduled at  in Millville, N.J. Oct. 9.

Other notable gigs on the docket are the  in Memphis Oct. 19, the  in Ames Oct. 26, and  in Dallas Oct. 22.

There are still two TBAs set for Oct. 17 and 21 in the press release the band’s PR company sent, but there is no indication what cities the group will appear in on those dates.

In Her Own Words is opening pretty much every scheduled date except for the So What?! Festival. Convictions appears at that festival though, and joins the tour from that date on, from Oct. 22-29.

Hawthorne Heights burst onto the pop-rock scene in the early 2000s and If Only You Were Lonely was the work of a band at its peak, the last completed project before the accidental death of rhythmic guitarist Casey Calvert due to mixing of prescription drugs in 2007.

Here is the plan:

Oct. 07 – Columbus, Ohio, Rumba Cafe
Oct. 08 – Lemoyne, Pa., The Champ
Oct. 09 – Millville, N.J., Cumberland County Fairgrounds (Pinelands Music Festival)
Oct. 10 – Johnson City, Tenn., The Hideaway
Oct. 11 – Greensboro, N.C., Arizona Pete’s
Oct. 12 – Spartanburg, S.C., Ground Zero
Oct. 13 – Jacksonville, Fla., Limes Live
Oct. 14 – Ocala, Fla., Colosseum Nightclub
Oct. 15 – Margate, Fla., O’Malleys Sports Bar
Oct. 16 – Saint Petersburg, Fla., Local 662
Oct. 18 – Clarksville, Tenn., The Warehouse
Oct. 19 – Memphis, Tenn., Hard Rock Cafe
Oct. 20 – Monroe, La., Live Oaks Bar & Ballroom
Oct. 22 – Dallas, Texas, Various Venues (So What?! Music Festival)
Oct. 23 – Little Rock, Ark., Revolution Music Room
Oct. 24 – Springfield, Mo., The Outland Ballroom
Oct. 25 – Columbia, Mo., Rose Music Hall
Oct. 26 – Iowa City, Iowa, University Of Iowa
Oct. 27 – Sturtevant, Wis., Route 20 Outhouse
Oct. 28 – Braidwood, Ill., Top Fuel Saloon
Oct. 29 – Valparaiso, Ind., Big Shots
Tickets to most of these shows are on sale now. HawthorneHeights.com is a good place to start to get more about the band, which also has Facebook and Twitter pages.