JANUARY 30, 2013 – Today, Forever The Sickest Kids will perform at the NFL PLAY 60 Kids’ Day NFL Experience in New Orleans, LA, ahead of Super Bowl XLVII this weekend.
The Dallas pop-punk quartet will perform infront of 1,500 local children and key NFL players at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center as part of NFL PLAY 60 Kids’ Day. Attendees include Saints Owner Tom Benson, New Orleans Saints players: Chris Chamberlin, Jimmy Graham, Cameron Jordan, Michael Lewis, Lance Moore, NFL players: Chris Gronkowski (Denver Broncos), Dan Bronkowski (Cleveland Browners), Rob Gronkowski (New England Patriots), Andrew Luck (Indianapolis Colts), Congressman Cedric Richmond, GMC Representative Chris Hornberger, NFL PLAY 60 Super Kid Hunter Paulin, and WWL-TV Morning Anchor Sally-Ann Roberts.
Kicking off their partnership with the NFL earlier this year, Forever The Sickest Kids recorded and performed the theme song for NFL’s animated series NFL Rush Zone: Season Of The Guardians, on Nicktoons. NFL Rush Zone: Season Of The Guardians airs regularly Fridays at 9pm EST on Nicktoons and Saturdays at 7am EST on NFL Network. Check out the band’s video for the theme song.
NFL Rush Zone: “We Are The Guardians” Music Video feat. Forever The Sickest Kids
The Dallas, TX foursome are currently in the studio with producer Mike Green (All Time Low, Paramore, The Wanted) recording their third full-length album, set for release this summer. The band will also play an entire summer on the Vans Warped Tour 2013, and the band will perform at the SXSW Music Festival in March.
ABOUT NFL PLAY 60 –NFL PLAY 60 Kids’ Day gives more than 1,500 local children the opportunity to spend time with NFL players at the NFL Experience at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. Area children will take part in the excitement of Super Bowl Week alongside current and former New Orleans Saints players. Kids will learn more about the importance or healthy living during Kids’ Day as part of NFL PLAY 60, aimed at helping youngsters get 60 minutes of exercise each day. All Kids’ Day attendees completed the NFL PLAY 60 Challenge in partnership with the American Heart Association in the months leading up to Super Bowl. As part of their Kids’ Day experience, local children will participate in PLAY 60 fitness activities and take part in games including Punt, Pass, & Kick, speed and mobility drills, quarterback challenge games, and extra point kicking stations.
FOREVER THE SICKEST KIDS – Comprised of Jonathan Cook (Vocals), Kyle Burns (Drums), Austin Bello (Bass/Vocals), and Caleb Turman (Guitar/Vocals), the Dallas, TX pop rock quartet have been garnering fans globally since 2006. Produced by Matt Squire (The Used, Taking Back Sunday), David Bendeth (Paramore, Breaking Benjamin, All Time Low, A Day To Remember), Matt Mahaffey (The Sounds, Hellogoodbye), and Jeff Turzo (Bloodhound Gang), the band broke into the independent music scene with the release of their first full-length Underdog Alma Mater (Universal Motown) in 2008, and was succeeded by sophomore self-titled album, Forever The Sickest Kids (Universal Motown) in 2011.
The power-pop ensemble have toured alongside such acts as Third Eye Blind, Simple Plan, All Time Low, Good Charlotte, Breathe Carolina, and more. The band has also been featured on multiple installations of the Punk Goes.. series as well as collaborated with teen sensation Selena Gomez. Having press support from MTV, Seventeen, J-14, and Alternative Press among others, Forever The Sickest Kids has performed on the Alternative Press and Vans Warped tours. The band’s Fearless Records debut is slated for summer 2013.
VANS WARPED TOUR 2013
Jun 15 – Seattle, WA @ White River Amphitheater
Jun 16 – Portland, OR @ Portland Expo Center Parking Lot
Jun 19 – San Diego, CA @ Cricket Wireless Amphitheater
Jun 20 – Pomona, CA @ Pomona Fairplex
Jun 21 – Pomona, CA @ Pomona Fairplex
Jun 22 – Mountain View, CA @ Shoreline Amphitheater
Jun 23 – Ventura, CA @ Seaside Park
Jun 26 – Las Cruces, NM @ N.M.S.U. Practice Field
Jun 27 – Phoenix, AZ @ Quail Run Park
Jun 28 – Las Vegas, NV @ VENUE TBD
Jun 29 – Salt Lake City, UT @ Utah State Fairpark
Jun 30 – Denver, CO @ Sports Authority Field at Mile High
Jul 3 – Indianapolis, IN @ Klipsch Music Center
Jul 5 – Toronto, ON @ Molson Canadian Amphitheater
Jul 6 – Buffalo, NY @ Darien Lake Performing Arts Center
Jul 7 – Holmdel, NJ @ PNC Bank Arts Concert Center
Jul 9 – Virginia Beach, VA @ Farm Bureau Live At Virginia Beach
Jul 10 – Washington D.C. @ Merriweather Post Pavilion
Jul 11 – Boston, MA @ Comcast Center
Jul 12 – Camden, NJ @ Susquehanna Bank Center
Jul 13 – New York, NY @ Nassau Memorial Coliseum
Jul 14 – Hartford, CT @ The Comcast Theatre
Jul 16 – Scranton, PA @ Toyota Pavilion
Jul 17 – Pittsburgh, PA @ First Niagara Pavilion
Jul 18 – Cleveland, OH @ Blossom Music Center
Jul 19 – Detroit, MI @ The Palace of Auburn Hills
Jul 20 – Chicago, IL @ First Midwest Bank Amphitheater
Jul 21 – Minneapolis, MN @ Canterbury Park
Jul 23 – Kansas City, KS @ Cricket Wireless Amphitheater
Jul 24 – St. Louis, MO @ Verizon Wireless Amphitheater – St. Louis
Jul 25 – Atlanta, GA @ Aaron’s Amphitheater at Lakewood
Jul 26 – Tampa, FL @ Vinoy Park
Jul 27 – West Palm Beach, FL @ Cruzan Amphitheater
Jul 28 – Orlando, FL @ Central Florida Fairgrounds
Jul 29 – Charlotte, NC @ Charlotte Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
Jul 30 – Cincinnati, OH @ Riverbend Music Center
Jul 31 – Milwaukee, WI @ Marcus Amphitheater
Aug 2 – Dallas, TX @ Gexa Energy Pavilion
Aug 3 – San Antonio, TX @ AT&T Center
Aug 4 – Houston, TX @ Reliant Center Parking Lot