Following on the success of their debut platinum hit single and U.K. No. 1 "Me And My Broken Heart" and their U.K. Top 10 follow up "Wait On Me" - British sensations Rixton have announced their next single will be "Hotel Ceiling." The track is the third single from the Manchester band's eagerly anticipated full-length debut album Let The Road, which will now be available in the U.S and around the world on March 3rd, 2015 via School Boy/Giant Little Man/Mad Love/Interscope Records. Those who pre-order Let The Road will receive "Hotel Ceiling" as an instant download. A video for the track, which is co-written by the band, their producer Benny Blanco (Katy Perry, Maroon 5), and Ed Sheeran will be released in January. Rixton will perform their new single live on Good Morning America on January 6th on ABC.
Rixton will hit the road with Ariana Grande for her upcoming North American tour, which kicks off February 25th in Independence, MO, and continues through mid-April. The band will also support Ariana on the newly announced European dates commencing on May 15th in Paris, France. Please see below for all North American tour dates. Earlier this year the band wrapped up its summer headlining Broken Heart Tour, playing sold-out shows to fans in major cities across the U.S.
Rixton has also announced a slew of upcoming television and live performances in the U.S. through the end of the year, including select dates on the 2014 iHeartRadio Jingle Ball Tour. See below for all dates.
The band will perform their song "Appreciated" on the 16th annual A Home For The Holidays entertainment special alongside Jennifer Hudson, Train, Earth Wind & Fire and others. The show, which features uplifting stories about families who have adopted from foster care, will air on December 19th at 9 p.m. ET/PT on CBS. Rixton will also make a special appearance performing in the Rotunda at Mall of America in Bloomington, MN, on Black Friday, November 28th where fans can pre-order their copy of Let The Road.
In addition, Rixton has been selected as part of the inaugural class of American Express' newest music program "American Express Unstaged: Artists in Residence," which tells the stories of three chosen artists, who also include Mary Lambert and Betty Who and invites fans to discover, connect with, and support them on their creative journey. American Express will premiere footage from the exclusive live concert featuring Rixton's performance on November 20th on amexunstaged.com/AIR, VEVO and Amex Now, the brand's always-on television channel through select service provider and connected TV application available across Samsung and LG connected TVs, and IP-connected devices including Roku and Amazon Fire TV. The exclusive footage will be available for seven days following the premiere.
Rixton, which is Jake Roche, (vocals/rhythm guitar), Danny Wilkin (bass/keys), Charley Bagnall (lead guitar), and Lewi Morgan (drums) have been enjoying the success of "Wait on Me," which is featured in AT&T's "It Can Wait" campaign against texting and driving. The campaign included a social media competition among high schools competing for a chance to win an exclusive Rixton concert.
Rixton on tour with iHeart Radio Jingle Ball:
12/05 - Los Angeles, CA - Staples Center
12/10 - Philadelphia, PA - Wells Fargo Center
12/12 - New York, NY - Madison Square Garden
12/14 - Boston, MA - TD Bank Garden
12/15 - Washington, DC - Verizon Center
12/21 - Miami, FL - BB&T Center
12/22 - Tampa, FL - Arnalie Arena
Rixton on tour with Ariana Grande:
02/25 - Independence, MO - Independence Events Center
02/28 - Milwaukee, WI BMO - Harris Bradley Center
03/01 - St. Paul, MN - Xcel Energy Center
03/03 - Rosemont, IL - Allstate Arena
03/07 - Detroit, MI - Joe Louis Arena
03/08 - Toronto, ON - Air Canada Centre
03/10 - Pittsburgh, PA - Petersen Events Center
03/12 - Philadelphia, PA - Wells Fargo Center
03/14 - Uncasville, CT - Mohegan Sun Arena
03/15 - Worcester, MA - DCU Center
03/20 - New York, NY - Madison Square Garden
03/21 - New York, NY - Madison Square Garden
03/24 - Atlanta, GA - Philips Arena
03/26 - Orlando, FL - Amway Center
03/28 - Miami, FL - American Airlines Arena
03/31 - San Antonio, TX - AT&T Center
04/01 - Dallas, TX - American Airlines Center
04/03 - Oklahoma City, OK - Chesapeake Energy Arena
04/06 - Phoenix, AZ - US Airways Center
04/08 - Inglewood, CA - The Forum
04/10 - Anaheim, CA - Honda Center
04/12 - San Jose, CA - SAP Center at San Jose
04/14 - Seattle, WA - KeyArena
04/16 - Vancouver, BC - Rogers Arena