During pop-punk's heyday (late '90s/early '00s), part of the fun of being a fan was hearing tour announcements. You'd hope the stars might align to get, say, Hot Rod Circuit,
The bill consists of singer-songwriters whose bands made decent-sized splashes not long ago. Ace Enders (The Early November) and Evan Weiss (Into It. Over It.) are south Jersey stalwarts. Matt Pryor (
For full disclosure, I grew up in the same small town as Enders, whom I'd consider an old friend. Same goes for Weiss, a guy I played plenty of shows with around Jersey. Both are considerably talented and still hard-working members of a community that's seen better days recently. Whether I knew them or not, I'd be co-signing the "Where's the Band" tour because it's a stacked bill of old heroes still tackling the road.