Guards To Perform At Lollapalooza Amidst Upcoming Dates With Alt-J, Best Coast, and Palma Violets

By on April 13, 2013


Guards are pleased to announce that they will be performing at Lollapalooza this Summer! On tour in support of their new album In Guards We Trust(Black Bell Records), the band has also been confirmed to join Palma Violets on tour immediately following their anticipated appearance at Coachella. The dates add to an already packed schedule for the New York-based group, that includes upcoming shows with Best Coast and Alt-J.


The music video for Guards’ new single “Ready To Go” recently premiered across multiple channels at MTV – MTV2, mtvU, MTV Buzzworthy Blog, MTV Hive and


Feel free to post & embed it from their official YouTube channel here:


In Guards We Trust has received overwhelming acclaim since its release earlier this year. Esquire named the band one of “15 Music Artists to Watch in 2013” and Vogue selected them as “Band of the Week,” with additional praise coming from Stereogum, Pitchfork, Wall Street Journal, Buzzfeed, and Elle, among others. Their highly-buzzed SXSW appearances earned them a spot at the top of several festival roundups, including NPR Music, who selected the band as one of “15 Essential Moments From SXSW 2013,” praising, “I walked across the street to the Empire Control Room, toward the sound of good, strong, guitar-laden pop…I loved what I was hearing.”


Founded in New York City by singer Richie Follin, Guards also features Kaylie Church and Loren Humphrey.



(Click HERE for ticket information)

April 13 & 20 – Indio, CA – Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival

April 23 – San Francisco, CA – The Independent* 

April 25 – Portland, OR – Holocene*

April 26 – Vancouver, BC – Biltmore Cabaret*

April 27 – Seattle, WA – Barboza*

April 30 – Minneapolis, MN – 7th Street Entry*

May 1 – Chicago, IL – Schubas Tavern*

May 2 – Cleveland, OH – Grog Shop*

May 3 – Toronto, ON – Lee’s Palace*

May 4 – Montreal, QC – Club Lambi*

May 9 – Brooklyn, NY – Music Hall of Williamsburg*

May 10 – New York, NY – Bowery Ballroom*

May 23 & 24 – Barcelona, Spain – Primavera Sound Festival

May 25 – London, UK- Field Day 2013

May 31 – Atlanta, GA – Variety Playhouse+

June 1 – Raleigh, NC – Lincoln Theatre+

June 3 – Richmond, VA – The National+

June 4 – Washington, DC – 9:30 Club+

June 5 – Philadelphia, PA – Theater of the Living Arts+

June 6 – Boston, MA – Royale+

June 10 – Millvale, PA – Mr. Small’s Theatre^

June 11 – Cleveland, OH – House of Blues^

June 12 – Indianapolis, IN – Egyptian Room^

August 2 & 3 – Chicago, IL – Lollapalooza

August 4 – Montreal, QC – Osheaga Festival 2013

* with Palma Violets

+ with Best Coast

^ with Alt-J


Be sure to check out In Guards We Trust online HERE
For more information, please visit Guards online:

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Author: DaveHHM

Dave Luttrull: Owner/Editor in Chief of Hellhound Music. Star Wars nerd, Gamer, Destiny homer, blogger, writer and lover of all things music.