Win Win Winter name full-length debut, plan tour

CL in Concert, in conjunction with AES: Automatic Loveletter w/Tides Of Man/Win Win Winter/Très Bien/Mumpsy/Lavin

8 p.m. (doors), Fri., Sept., 5, State Theatre, St. Petersburg, $8/$5 in advance. All ages.

Win Win Winter will then embark on a tour of the East Coast. Here are the dates:

September 5 @ State Theater w/ Automatic Loveletter - St. Petersburg, FL

September 13 @ The Real Big Deal Fest - Gainesville, FL

September 14 @ The Real Big Deal Fest - Gainesville, FL

September 15 @ Copper Rocket w/ Mouse Fire - Maitland, FL

September 16 @ Virgin Megastore - Lake Buena Vista, FL

September 17 @ The Nest - St. Augustine, FL

September 18 @ Jack Rabbits - Jacksonville, FL

September 19 @ The Earl - Atlanta, GA

September 20 @ Tin Roof w/ Rahim - Charleston, SC

September 21 @ Soapbox w/ Rahim - Wilmington, NC

September 23 @ Reservoir w/ Rahim - Carborro, NC

September 24 @ The Triple - Richmond, VA

September 27 @ Fat Baby - New York, NY

September 28 @ The Middle East - Cambridge, MA

September 30 @ The Matinee - Cleveland, OH

October 1 @ Bernie’s Distillery - Columbus, OH

October 2 @ Skull Alley - Louisville, KY

October 3 @ Al’s Bar - Lexington, KY

October 4 @ The Basement at Grimey’s - Nashville, TN

October 7 @ SoHo - Columbus, GA

October 9 @ Sluggo’s - Pensacola, FL

October 10 @ The Beta Bar - Tallahassee, FL

October 11 @ New World Brewery - Tampa, FL

Photo by James Kilby. 

Win Win Winter's EP A Brief History Of... sounds better every time I give it a listen, which has been quite often lately. It's a brilliantly diverse disc that ranges from cocksure dance rock ("Baker Ave") to acoustic, steel guitar-kissed melancholy ("Doves and Uppercuts"). Splitting the difference is the mid-tempo, highly emotive mood rocker "New Accents."

On Wednesday, news arrived that Win Win Winter has finished its debut full-length. The band titled it Viole. The disc "should be out in time for the holiday season on 24 Hour Service Station," reads the press release.

Be sure to catch Win Win Winter perform Sept. 5 at the State Theatre. Frontman Tommy Simms will be joining forces with his sister Juliet Simms, lead singer of the just-back-from-Warped-Tour emo band Automatic Loveletter, which has an EP out on Sony/Epic. Here's the info:

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