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“One of my favorite new bands.” – Kenny Carkeet, AWOLNATION
“Band to watch.” – The New York Times
“Bands You Need to Hear.” – Esquire Magazine
“One of rock’s most thrilling young bands.” – Artist Direct
“The stormy song is a dark anthem that would definitely perk up the ears of AWOLNATION or X Ambassadors fans.” – Baeble


“It’s the type of song that could fit in just as easily at an underground club as it would on mainstream Top 40 radio, and we can’t get enough.” – Substream


“Their latest record, Danger to Myself, champions their signature hooky, energetic sound – think Imagine Dragons’ dynamic instrumentation meets Panic! At the Disco’s powerful vocal delivery.” – Bandsintown
May 2, 2018 The Unlikely Candidates bring grit to alternative pop. Today they announced that they’ll be bringing that sound on the road, co-headlining a tour with Brick + Mortar hitting major cities across the U.S. this Summer. Tickets for the tour are on-sale now, PRESS HERE to purchase.The Unlikely Candidates boast a total of 18+ million combined streams on Spotify. Their latest single, “Oh My Dear Lord,” was recently released and is featured on the top rock Spotify playlists, Digging Now, New Noise, and The Scene and is currently one of the Top 50 songs at Alternative Radio. The band also co-wrote and are featured on the Dirty Heads’ new song titled “Celebrate,” which is currently #12 at Alternative Radio. The band also recently performed the song with The Dirty Heads on Jimmy Kimmel Live!, PRESS HERE to watch.Flaunting outsider panache and theatrical hooks as oversized as their home state of Texas, these outliers formed at a high school party before going on to release three EPs and log countless miles on the road alongside everyone from Sublime With Rome, The Offspring, the Dirty Headsand Fall Out Boy. In true Rockstar fashion, lead singer Kyle Morris continued to perform the band’s high energy set all while wearing a peg-leg crutch for his then-broken foot on their recent tour dates.

Most recently, 2017’s Bed of Liars spawned “Your Love Could Start A War,” which clocked over 5 million Spotify streams and charted in the top 40 at Alternative Radio. Along the way, the boys have earned acclaim from the likes of The New York TimesAXS, Esquire, and more. The quintet-Kyle Morris (vocals), Brent Carney (lead guitar), Cole Male (guitar), Jared Hornbeek (bass) and Kevin Goddard (drums)-kicked off 2018 by releasing a Deluxe Edition of their Danger To Myself EP which features the rising single “Oh My Dear Lord.” With “Oh My Dear Lord’s” early success indicators, this is just the beginning for The Unlikely Candidates.

In the meantime, for more info on The Unlikely Candidates, please visit

To watch the “Oh My Dear Lord” video, PRESS HERE
To watch the “Oh My Dear Lord” lyric video, PRESS HERE
To listen to “Oh My Dear Lord” via Spotify, PRESS HERE
To listen to “Oh My Dear Lord” via Apple Music, PRESS HERE
To purchase “Oh My Dear Lord” via iTunes, PRESS HERE

To purchase “Oh My Dear Lord” via Amazon Music, PRESS HERE

May 31                 Boston, MA @ Middle East
June 1                   Albany, NY @ Jupiter Hall
June 2                   New York, NY @ Mercury Lounge
June 3                   Philadelphia, PA @ Boot & Saddle
June 4                   Baltimore, MD @ Metro Gallery
June 5                   Washington, DC @ Rock & Roll Hotel
June 6                   Durham, NC @ Motorco
June 7                   Charleston, SC @ Pour House
June 9                   Orlando, FL @ The Social
June 10                 Atlanta, GA @ Terminal West
June 12                 Nashville, TN @ The End
June 13                 Columbus, OH @ Rumba
June 14                 Detroit, MI @ Pike Room
June 15                 Chicago, IL @ Cobra Lounge
June 16                 Green Bay, WI @ Festival
June 17                 Burnsville, MN @ The Garage
June 20                 Salt Lake City, UT @ Kilby Court
June 22                 Los Angeles, CA @ Troubadour
June 23                 Fresno, CA @ Strummers
June 24                 San Francisco, CA @ Cornerstone
June 26                 Scottsdale, AZ @ Pub Rock
June 28                 Dallas, TX @ Club Dada
June 29                 Austin, TX @ 3ten ACL Live
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