Grand Rapids — After months of anticipation, multi-platinum selling, Grammy-nominated Chicago band Fall Out Boy release their seventh studio album M A N I A today on Island Records/DCD2 Records. The album is available across all DSPs NOW. The band also released a new music video for the track “Church” directed by Daveion Thompson – watch HERE.
Fall Out Boy will bring M A N I A on the road to 25+ U.S. cities beginning August 29 in Uniondale, NY and will be stopping in Grand Rapids at Van Andel Arena on Thursday, September 6 at 7:00 PM with special guest Machine Gun Kelly. Gym Class Heroes, Every Time I Die, Against The Current, State Champs, L.I.F.T., and nothing,nowhere will each join the tour on select dates to be announced. Prior to the U.S. run, the band will continue their global tour with dates across Australia, New Zealand, Europe and Asia. For a complete list of tour dates, please visit https://falloutboy.com/tour.
Tickets go on sale to the general public beginning Friday, January 26 at 11:00 AM. Ticket prices are $30.50, $50.50 and $70.50, and tickets will be available at the Van Andel Arena and DeVos Place® box offices, online at Ticketmaster.com, and charge by phone at 1-800-745-3000. A purchase limit of six (6) tickets will apply to all orders, except for VIP packages which have a limit of four (4) tickets. Prices are subject to change. $1 from every ticket sold will go to the Fall Out Boy Fund benefiting charities throughout Chicago.
On September 8, Fall Out Boy will return to their hometown for a special homecoming milestone – their first-ever headline show at Chicago’s iconic Wrigley Field. The band previously performed at Wrigley as MLB’s first-ever live musical performance on Opening Night in April 2015. Most recently, Fall Out Boy took over the 7th inning stretch and sang “Take Me Out To The Ballgame” on September 16, 2017 when the Cubs hosted the St. Louis Cardinals – a game at which Pete Wentz also had the honor of throwing the game’s ceremonial first pitch.
“I grew up going to games with my dad at Wrigley,” says Pete Wentz. “This stadium contains so much magic from being a kid.... I can’t think of somewhere closer to me to come home and play a show at in Chicago.”
The band celebrated the album’s release this week with performances on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert last night and Good Morning America this morning, along with an appearance on MTV’s TRL on Wednesday. They will perform on The Late Late Show with James Corden on January 31.
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