THE UNLIKELY CANDIDATES “NOVOCAINE” HITS TOP 5 ON ALTERNATIVE RADIO CHARTS

Alternative quintet The Unlikely Candidates hit song “Novocaine” makes its way to Top 5 on the Alternative Radio Charts. Watch the music video for the track, which is currently #4 on the Alternative Radio Chart and climbing, HERE. “Novocaine” skyrocketed in popularity since the music video was released Spring 2019. The video has over 14 million views to date and the song has over 32 million streams worldwide. On top of “Novocaine’s radio success, the track was one Vevo’s “Most Watched Alternative Video List”, featured in the season 4 trailer of HULU’s popular TV show Veronica Mars, andon Now That’s What I Call Music.

The Unlikely Candidates recently announced their upcoming headline “The Novocaine Tour”, which starts on February 22nd in Waco, TX and ends on May 9th in Dallas, TX. Along the way, the band will be bringing their high energy live show to massive festivals like Firefly and Bunbury. The Unlikely Candidates have been touring non-stop in 2019 with the likes of The Score, The Goo Goo Dolls, and Mariana’s Trench, and show no signs of slowing down in 2020. For more information on upcoming tour dates and to purchase tickets, visit The Unlikely Candidates website HERE.

Flaunting outsider panache and theatrical hooks as oversized as their home state of Texas, The Unlikely Candidates formed at a high school party before going on to release three EP’s. 2017’s Bed of Liars spawned “Your Love Could Start A War,” which clocked over 11 million Worldwide streams and charted in the top 40 at Alternative Radio. Then the quintet kicked off 2018 by releasing a Deluxe Edition of their Danger To Myself EP, which features the single “Oh My Dear Lord”. “Oh My Dear Lord” has racked up over 17 million Worldwide streams and due to the track’s success, FOX Sports and the MLB both named The Unlikely Candidates as “Artist of the Month”. Additionally, the band’s music has been featured on shows like Ray Donovan, ABC’s American Idol, FOX’s The Four, NFL’s Super Bowl 2018 playoffs, ESPN’s 2018 Indy 500 programming, Fox Sports and more. Along the way, the band has earned acclaim from the likes of The New York Times, Nylon, Esquire and toured with artist like Sublime With Rome, The Offspring, the Dirty Heads and Fall Out Boy.

The Unlikely Candidates is Kyle Morris (vocals), Brent Carney (lead guitar), Cole Male (guitar), Jared Hornbeek (bass) and Kevin Goddard (drums).

THE UNLIKELY CANDIDATES TOUR DATES
February 22 – Waco, TX – Common Grounds
February 23 – Roswell, NM – Pecos
February 24 – Albuquerque, NM – Launchpad
February 27 – Tucson, AZ – 191 Toole
February 28 – Flagstaff, AZ – Green Room
February 29 – Phoenix, AZ – Pub Rock
March 3 – Honolulu, HI – The Republik
March 5 – San Diego, CA – Music Box
March 7 – Los Angeles, CA – Moroccan Lounge
March 9 – Las Vegas, NV – Backstage Bar & Billiards
March 11 – Denver, CO – Bluebird Theatre
March 12 – Colorado Springs, CO – Black Sheep
March 13 – Cheyenne, WY – Array
March 14 – Ft. Collins, CO – Hodis
March 16 – Reno, NV – The Saint
March 17 – Berkeley, CA – Cornerstone
March 18 – Sacramento, CA – Holy Diver
March 19 – Eugene, OR – Sessions
March 21 – Sun Valley, ID – Sun Valley Film
March 22 – Park City, UT – Soundwell
March 25 – Minneapolis, MN – Icehouse
March 26 – Des Moines, IA – Woolys
March 27 – Omaha, NE – Slowdown Jr.
March 28 – Kansas City, MO – Riot Room
March 29 – St. Louis, MO – Old Rock House
March 30 – Indianapolis, IN – Hi Fi
March 31 – Milwaukee, WI – Turner Hall
April 1 – Chicago, IL – Beat Kitchen
April 2 – Kalamazoo, MI – Bells Brewery
April 3 – Columbus, OH – The Basement
April 4 – Cleveland, OH – Beachland Ballroom
April 5 – Pittsburgh, PA – Club Cafe
April 7 – Toronto, Canada – Horseshoe Tavern
April 8 – Buffalo, NY – Ironworks
April 9 – Syracuse, NY – Westcott Theatre
April 10 -Burlington, VT – Higher Ground
April 11 – Montreal, Canada – L’Escogriffe Bar Spectacle
April 12 – Concord, NH – Bank of New Hampshire Stage
April 13 – Worcester, MA – Electric Haze
April 15 – Washington D.C. – Union Stage
April 17 – Thomas, WV – Purple Fidle
April 18 – Lancaster, PA – Chameleon Club
April 19 – Stanhope, NJ – The Stanhope House
April 21 – Amityville, NY – Revolution Bar & Music Hall
April 23 – Uncasville, CT – Mohegan Sun
April 24 – Boston, MA – Middle East
April 25 – Salisbury, MA – Blue Ocean Music Hall
April 28 – Lexington, KY – The Burl
April 30 – Fayetteville, AR – George’s Majestic Lounge
May 1 – Little Rock, AR – Stickyz Rock-n-Roll Chicken Shack
May 2 – Tulsa, OK – Vanguard
May 6 – San Antonio, TX – Sam’s Burger Joint
May 7 – Corpus Christi, TX – House of Rock
May 8 – Austin, TX – Empire Control Room & Garage
May 9 – Dallas, TX – Granada
May 13 – Houston, TX – White Oak Music Hall
May 14 – New Orleans, LA – Gasa Gasa
June 5 – Cincinnati, OH – Sawyer Point Park
June 7 – Cincinnati, OH – Bunbury Music Festival*
June 19 – Dover, DE – Firefly Music Festival*

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