The Constellations - "Felicia" iTunes "Next Big Thing" + tour, festivals

The Constellations and their infectious new single "Felicia" are currently part of "Next Big Thing" promotion on the iTunes Store.

The Constellations

"Felicia" is the lead single from their debut album Southern Gothic, which will be released by EMI's Virgin Records on June 22, 2010.

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Rising stars of the Atlanta scene, the band - which is fronted by charismatic vocalist Elijah Jones - is set for a breakout year in 2010.

Southern Gothic was produced by Ben H. Allen (Animal Collective, Gnarls Barkley), and features guest appearances by fellow Atlantans Cee-Lo, Asher Roth, and members of The Whigs.

The band is currently in the middle of a 17-date UK tour with Philly-based, electro-inspired hip-hop duo Chiddy Bang, and will continue to tour extensively throughout the year, including debut appearances at the major summer festivals, including Bonnaroo, Lollapalooza, Austin City Limits, Mile High, Bumbershoot, Summerfest, Wakarusa, Nateva and Ottawa Blues Festival. See full dates below.

The Constellations have been named one of PASTE magazine's "Best of What's Next," iheartradio's "Artists To Watch," and will be the subject of a "Breaking Out" feature in the June issue of SPIN magazine.

The band's uncensored video for "Perfect Day" was premiered last week on

The Constellations 2010 tour dates:

(Dates and information subject to change.)

May 2010

May 18 - Guild Of Students - Liverpool, UK (w/ Chiddy Bang)
May 19 - 53 Degrees - Preston, UK (w/ Chiddy Bang)
May 20 - Strathclyde Student's Union - Glasgow, Scotland (w/ Chiddy Bang)
May 21 - Gatecrasher - Nottingham, UK (w/ Chiddy Bang)
May 22 - University Union - Leeds, UK (w/ Chiddy Bang)
May 24 - Student's Union - Reading, UK (w/ Chiddy Bang)
May 25 - Academy 2 - Birmingham, UK (w/ Chiddy Bang)
May 26 - Roadhouse - Manchester, UK (w/ Chiddy Bang)
May 27 - Scala - London, UK (w/ Chiddy Bang)

June 2010

June 4 - Wakarusa - Ozark, AK
June 10 - Bonnaroo Festival - Manchester, TN
June 11 - North Star Bar - Philadelphia, PA
June 12 - Beachland Ballroom - Cleveland, OH
June 13 - Empty Bottle - Chicago, IL
June 16 - Mercy Lounge - Nashville, TN
June 18 - Rock and Roll Hotel - Washington DC
June 19 - The Bell House - Brooklyn, NY
June 29 - Summerfest - Milwaukee, WI

July 2010

July 4 - Nateva Music & Arts Festival - Oxford, ME
July 9 - Waterplace Park - Providence, RI
July 11 - Ottawa Blues Festival - Ottawa, ONT
July 16 - Camp Disco Fest - Mariaville, NY

August 2010

Aug. 6-8 - Lollapalooza - Chicago, IL
Aug. 14-15 - Mile High Music Festival - Commerce City, CO

September 2010

Sept. 4 - Bumbershoot Festival - Seattle, WA

October 2010

Oct. 8-10 - Austin City Limits Festival - Austin, TX

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