The Longshot (Green Day) release debut LP; embark on spring shows

California alt-rockers The Longshot (fronted by Green Day‘s Billie Joe Armstrong) have surprised fans today by unexpectedly unleashing their debut album, Love Is For Losers. The guys also dropped the official video for the LP’s title-track — stream it below.

In addition, The Longshot are playing a record release show tonight at the Ivy Room in Albany, CA, which they’ll follow with gigs in Costa Mesa and Hollywood.

Starting next month, the band will set out on a full-blown tour of North America (ft. Frankie and the Studs + The Trash Bags) with three shows booked in New York: Manhattan’s Coney Island Baby on May 22 & 23 [TIX go on sale on 4/27], and Brooklyn’s Baby’s All Right on June 1 [TIX go on sale on 4/27].

All dates are listed below.

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The Longshot live:

4/20 – Albany, CA @ Ivy Room
4/24 – Costa Mesa, CA @ The Wayfarer
4/26 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Redwood Bar

w/ Frankie and the Studs & The Trash Bags:

5/3 – Tijuana, MX @ The Moustache
5/4 – Las Vegas, NV @ Beauty Bar Vegas
5/5 – Phoenix, AZ @ Valley Bar
5/7 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Hi Hat
5/8 – Santa Ana, CA @ Constellation Room
5/9 – San Francisco, CA @ Rickshaw Stop
5/11 – Seattle, WA @ Chop Suey
5/12 – Bellingham, WA @ Wild Buffalo House of Music
5/13 – Vancouver, BC @ Rickshaw Theatre
5/15 – Portland, OR @ Dante’s
5/22 – New York, NY @ Coney Island Baby
5/23 – New York, NY @ Coney Island Baby
5/25 – Washington, DC @ Black Cat
5/26 – Baltimore, MD @ Ottobar
5/28 – Toronto, ON @ The Horseshoe Tavern
5/29 – Montreal, QC @ Les Foufounes Electriques
5/31 – Pawtucket, RI @ The Met
6/1 – Brooklyn, NY @ Baby’s All Right
6/2 – Philadelphia, PA @ The First Unitarian Church



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