Taking Back Sunday

Hartwick Welcomes Taking Back Sunday for Rock Concert November 16

November 8, 2011

Hartwick College and the Hartwick Campus Activities Board will welcome rock band Taking Back Sunday for a concert at 8 p.m.  on Wednesday, November 16 in Lambros Arena, Binder Physical Education Center on the College campus. Doors will open at 7 p.m. Tickets are $11 for Hartwick students, $21 for Hartwick faculty and staff, or $26 for the general public. They are on sale now at

Taking Back Sunday's latest is the record that a lot of people never thought would happen: A brand new album that features the same line-up as the band's platinum-selling 2002 debut Tell All Your Friends. Although the players here-frontman Adam Lazzara, guitarists and vocalist John Nolan, guitarist Eddie Reyes, drummer Mark O'Connell and bassist Shaun Cooper-are the same, it's important to point out that this album isn't a sequel to this band's debut as much as it is the beginning of a new chapter of innovation and productivity from this celebrated Long Island rock act.

Since the release of Tell All Your Friends, Taking Back Sunday has released three more studio albums, which have sold over two million copies, headlined arenas, toured multiple times in amphitheaters with bands such as Linkin Park, Weezer and Blink-182, and shared Festival Stages with the likes of The Police, The Smashing Pumpkins, Radiohead and Phoenix.  In August of 2011 they will perform on the main stage at Reading and Leeds festivals for the fourth time.  Cooper and Nolan, meanwhile, went on to form critically-acclaimed band Straylight Run, who in 2007 released The Needles The Space on Universal Republic Records, headlined Warped Tour and performed on Late Night with Conan O'Brien.  However, all of the members admit that there is a certain chemistry that only exists when these five musicians are together in the same room.

For additional information, contact Megan Fallon, Director of Campus Activities and Dewar Union at 607-431-4507 or

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