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Better Than Ezra Signs With The End Records

Better Than Ezra has signed with The End Records, it was announced Monday. The group, featuring co-founding members Kevin Griffin and Tom Drummond along with Michael Jerome, who joined in 2009, will also kick off a national tour this spring.

"We couldn't be more thrilled to team up with The End," said Griffin in a statement. "With this upcoming album, it was really about exploring and reinventing a band that has been together for 25 years while staying true to who we are as artists."

Better Than Ezra Get 'Closer' With Album, Tour 

Distributed by ADA, the band's eighth album -- their first since 2009's "Paper Empire" -- is set for a summer release, with Grammy-nominated producer/mixer Tony Hoffer (Beck, Fitz and the Tantrums) at the helm. The record's release details have yet to be announced.

The trio will hit the road for a national tour this spring in support of their forthcoming album. 

Better Than Ezra Tour Dates:

4/23 - New York, NY at Irving Plaza

4/24 - Boston, MA at Paradise Rock Club

4/26 - Westbury NY at The Space at Westbury

4/27 - Washington, DC at 9:30 Club 

4/28 - Philadelphia, PA at Theatre of the Living Arts

4/30 - Atlanta, GA at Variety Playhouse

5/3 - New Orleans, LA at New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival

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