Honky-tonk rockers Paperplanes Tour Hits Chicago March 24 @ Ace Bar

Based in Long Beach, California, Paperplane shave been crafting their songs in studios and stages for over a decade.

What originated as a lo-fi songwriting vehicle, has worked its way to being one of Los Angeles’s most acclaimed country-rock bands.

Following 2008’s Rhinestone Republic,  Paperplanes released Buried Where I Stand.  In support of Buried Where I Stand, Paperplanes
toured the West Coast USA. Following the success of their West Coast Tour, Paperplanes then brought their brand of rockin’ country to the Southwest. This tour found them reaching a new audience in California, Arizona, Texas, Oklahoma and New Mexico. Now in March 2012, Paperplanes will be playing in 12 states across the USA.

In 2003, OC Weekly called Paperplanes “the greatest rock & roll music we’ve ever heard in our lives.” In 2004 their music was featured in the movie Electric Mayhem. 2008’s Rhinestone Republic received 4 stars from ALTCOUNTRY.NL, and received favorable domestic and international reviews. In 2009 Paperplanes were featured in the District Weekly “Best of Long Beach” issue. For the past 10 years Paperplanes have seen constant rotation on traditional and internet radio. They have had multiple residencies and gigs sharing the stage with a variety of local and national acts including Silversun Pickups, Mike Stinson and Exene Cervenka.

Paperplanes are finishing their fourth full-length album with the help of Jonny Bell (Crystal Antlers) and his new studio. The songs are an extension of the music that Paperplanes have been working on the last few years. Twangy-rock n-roll, along with straight-up country, some straight-up rock songs, even some noisy fuzzed out delayed guitars at times. Continuing to write music inspired by everyday living, there are some great new songs that the band is really proud of.  As well, Paperplanes have invited some notable guest to add their touch, with instruments like pedal steel guitar and organ. The record is set to be released in Spring 2012 Check Paperplanes out on a tour in USA in March 2012!

For tour and band information:  www.thepaperplanes.com
Live footage, Paperplanes at the Long Beach Roller Derby: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2yXy-FRpj6s

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