Of Monsters and Men to Host MusiCares Benefit Concert

Fall Headlining Tour Kicks off in Philadelphia
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Fall Headlining Tour Kicks off in Philadelphia September 15th

OF MONSTERS AND MEN officially announce they will be performing an intimate benefit concert on Sunday, October 18th, at the El Rey Theater in Los Angeles for The MusiCares Foundation.

Tickets for the all ages event will go on sale on Friday, September 11th at 10am local time with special pre-sale tickets available on September 9th (via American Express) and September 10th (via GoldenVoice). Tickets available here!

This date adds to the many packed shows the multiplatinum Icelandic group will be playing this fall as they kick off their headlining fall tour on September 15th at Philadelphia’s Skyline Stage at the Mann Center in support of their sophomore critically acclaimed album Beneath The Skin. See full tour dates below!

The MusiCares Foundation offers programs and services to members of the music community, including emergency financial assistance for basic living expenses such as rent, utilities and car payments; medical expenses including doctor, dentist and hospital bills; psychotherapy; and treatment for HIV/AIDS, Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease, hepatitis C, and other critical illnesses. MusiCares offers nationwide educational workshops covering a variety of subjects, including financial, legal, medical, and substance abuse issues, and programs in collaboration with health care professionals that provide services such as flu shots, hearing tests, and medical/dental screenings. The MusiCares MAP Fund® allows access to addiction recovery treatment and sober living resources for members of the music community. Staffed by qualified chemical dependency and intervention specialists, MusiCares offers Safe Harbor Room® support to provide a network to those in recovery while they are participating in the production of televised music shows and other major music events. MusiCares holds weekly addiction support groups for people to discuss how to best cope with the issues surrounding the recovery process. The MusiCares Sober Touring Network is a database of individuals across the United States who can take music people to recovery support meetings while on the road.

Established in 1989 by The Recording Academy, MusiCares provides a safety net of critical assistance for music people in times of need. MusiCares' services and resources cover a wide range of financial, medical and personal emergencies, and each case is treated with integrity and confidentiality. MusiCares also focuses the resources and attention of the music industry on human service issues that directly impact the health and welfare of the music community. For more information, please visit www.musicares.org. For breaking news and exclusive content, please "like" MusiCares on Facebook, follow @MusiCares on Twitter and Instagram.

OF MONSTERS AND MEN have come a long way from their native Iceland. They quickly became a phenomenon in 2011 with the quadruple-platinum “Little Talks” and their chart-topping debut, My Head Is An Animal, which has since moved 2 million copies worldwide.

Since then, the group have delivered rapturous performances at festivals such as Lollapalooza, Bonnaroo, Coachella, Newport Folk Festival, Osheaga, Glastonbury, Reading andLeeds, Pukkelpop, and Splendour in the Grass as well as at countless sold out headline shows the world over.They have charmed TV audiences with appearances on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, The Graham Norton Show, and Saturday Night Live, The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, and Good Morning America. In the midst of it all, they lent the single “Dirty Paws” to a trailer for The Secret Life of Walter Mitty and the iPhone 5 introduction video, while “Silhouettes” was featured on The Hunger Games: Catching Fire soundtrack.

Tour Dates
September 15th Philadelphia, PA Skyline Stage at the Mann Center
September 16th Pittsburgh, PA Stage AE
September 18th Toronto, CA Toronto Urban Roots Fest
September 20th Columbia, MD Merriweather Post Pavilion
September 22nd New York, NY Beacon Theatre
September 23rd New York, NY Beacon Theatre
September 24th Brooklyn, NY Kings Theatre
September 25th Boston, MA Boston Calling Festival
September 26th Uncasville, CT Mohegan Sun Casino
September 28th Columbus, OH The LC Pavillion
September 29th Detroit, MI Masonic Temple Theatre
October 1st St. Paul, MN Roy Wilkins Auditorium
October 4th Austin, TX Austin City Limits
October 5th Houston, TX Bayou Music Center
October 2nd Kansas City, MO Arvest Bank Theatre at Midland
October 7th Nashville, TN Ryman Auditorium
October 8th Charlotte, NC Uptown Amphitheatre at the Music Factory
October 9th Atlanta, GA Chastain Park Amphitheatre
October 11th Austin, TX Austin City Limits
October 13th Broomfield, CO 1st Bank Center
October 14th Salt Lake City, UT The Great Salt Air
October 16th Berkely,CA Greek Theatre
October 17th San Diego, CA Cal Coast Credit Union Open Air Theatre
October 18th Los Angeles, CA El Rey Theater
October 29th Oslo, Norway Sentrum Scene
October 30th Stockholm, Sweden Munchenbryggeriet
October 31st Copenhagen Vega
November 2nd Berlin, DE Columbia Halle
November 3rd Amsterdam, NLParadiso
November 5th Paris, France Casino De Paris
November 6th Groningen, NL O’Port
November 6th -7th Weissenhäuser Strand, DE – Rolling Stone Weekender
November 9th Vienna, AustriaGasometer
November 10th Florence, Italy Obihall
November 12th Munich, DE Zenith
November 13th Winterthur, Switzerland – Eishalle Deutweg
November 15th Brussels, Belgium Forest National
November 16th Cologne, DE Palladium
November 18th Manchester, UK Manchester Academy
November 19th Birmingham, UK O2 Academy
November 20th Bristol, UK O2 Academy
November 22nd Dublin, Ireland Olympia Theatre
November 23rd Glasgow, UK Barrowlands
November 24th London, UK O2 Academy Brixton
November 25th London, UK O2 Academy Brixton
November 27th Sheffield, UK O2 Academy Sheffield
November 28th Lincoln, UK Engine Shed
November 29th Newcastle, UK O2 Academy Newcastle
December 3rd Norfolk, VA Constant Convocation Center
December 5th Tampa, FL Mid Florida Credit Union Amphitheatre
December 6th Jacksonville, FL Metropolitan Park

Of Monsters and Men Links
www.ofmonstersandmen.com
www.facebook.com/ofmonstersandmen
twitter.com/monstersandmen
instagram.com/ofmonstersandmen/
VEVO: www.youtube.com/user/OfMonstersAndMenVEVO
YouTube: www.youtube.com/user/monstersandmen

FOR MORE INFORMATION ON OF MONSTERS AND MEN Contact:
Beau Benton
Republic Records
212-331-2408
Beau.Benton@umusic.com

Taylor Vaughn
Republic Records
212-331-2420
Taylor.Vaughn@umusic.com

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