Andrew McMahon ready to promote solo debut

Andrew McMahon, former frontman of Jack's Mannequin and Something Corporate, will take off on his first solo run after finishing up a support leg with fun. // Tour dates at SoundSpike

Andrew McMahon, former frontman of Jack's Mannequin and Something Corporate, will take off on his first solo run after finishing up a support leg with fun.

The Southern California native has eight major market stops opening for the Grammy-nominated fun. before kicking off his own solo tour with a Feb. 8 show in Sacramento, CA. His debut outing will feature five accompanying musicians for the full 27-city schedule. The club and theater run will wrap up April 21 in Atlanta.

McMahon is preparing to release his debut solo EP, which will hit retailers this spring, according to a press release.

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"Really excited to get back on the road and try out some new music for the fans," McMahon said in a press release. "Playing songs from all aspects of my career is not something I've done before, so can't wait to start!"

McMahon founded emo act Something Corporate in 1998 and moved on to form Jack's Mannequin in 2004. In 2005, just three months before the release of the band's debut set, "Everything in Transit," McMahon was diagnosed with a form of leukemia. The musician founded a nonprofit, The Dear John Foundation, to raise funds for cancer research, and released a documentary entitled "Dear Jack," chronicling his struggle with leukemia.

 tour dates and tickets

February 2013
1 - Boston, MA - Orpheum Theatre (w/fun.)
2 - New York, NY - Radio City Music Hall (w/fun.)
5 - Seattle, WA - Paramount Theatre (w/fun.)
7 - Oakland, CA - Fox Theater (w/fun.)
12 - Austin, TX - Stubb's (w/fun.)
13 - Houston, TX - Bayou Music Center (w/fun.)
15 - Atlanta, GA - Tabernacle (w/fun.)
16 - Nashville, TN - Ryman Auditorium (w/fun.)
8 - Sacramento, CA - Ace of Spades

March 2013
12 - Tucson, AZ - The Rock
16 - Dallas, TX - Trees
19 - Scottsdale, AZ - Martini Ranch
20 - San Diego, CA - House of Blues
21 - Santa Ana, CA - The Observatory
23 - San Francisco, CA - Great American Music Hall
25 - Portland, OR - Hawthorne Theater
26 - Seattle, WA - The Showbox at the Market
28 - Salt Lake City, UT - Club Sound
29 - Denver, CO - Marquis Theater
30 - Omaha, NE - Slowdown

April 2013
1 - Minneapolis, MN - Fine Line Music Cafe
2 - Milwaukee, WI - Turner Hall
4 - Chicago, IL - Lincoln Hall
5 - Detroit, MI - St. Andrew's Hall
6 - Cleveland Heights, OH - Grog Shop
8 - Boston, MA - Paradise Rock Club
9 - New York, NY - Highline Ballroom
10 - Philadelphia, PA - Theatre of Living Arts
12 - Brooklyn, NY - Warsaw
15 - Washington, D.C. - 9:30 Club
16 - Charlotte, NC - Visulite Theater
17 - Nashville, TN - 3rd & Lindsley
19 - Fort Lauderdale, FL - Culture Room
20 - Orlando, FL - Beacham Theater
21 - Atlanta, GA - The Loft

May 2013
20 - Birmingham, United Kingdom - Glee Club
21 - Manchester, United Kingdom - Ruby Lounge
22 - London, United Kingdom - Union Chapel
23 - Glasgow, United Kingdom - Oran Mor
25-27 - Leeds, United Kingdom - Slam Dunk Fest

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