Underground rock outfit Get Up Kids will hit the road for an extensive summer tour, beginning May 24 in Houston, and winding down July 16 in the group's Kansas City, Mo., hometown. The trek comes on t

Underground rock outfit Get Up Kids will hit the road for an extensive summer tour, beginning May 24 in Houston, and winding down July 16 in the group's Kansas City, Mo., hometown. The trek comes on the heels of the album "On a Wire," due May 14 from Vagrant. Labelmates Hot Rod Circuit will support on all dates, while indie rock elder statesmen Superchunk join the bill from June 25 on.

"On a Wire," produced by Scott Litt (Nirvana, Liz Phair), is the follow-up to 1999's "Something To Write Home About," which hit No. 31 on Billboard's Heatseekers chart and has sold 134,000 copies in the U.S. to date, according to SoundScan. Last year's odd-and-ends collection, "Eudora," hit No. 18 on Billboard's Top Independent Albums tally and No. 22 on the Heatseekers chart.

A video/audio clip of first single "Overdue" can be found on Vagrant's official Web site.

Hot Rod Circuit is touring behind its recent album "Sorry About Tomorrow," which reached No. 33 on the Heatseekers chart. Superchunk's latest Merge set, "Here's to Shutting Up," was released last September. The trek will also feature opening acts the Jealous Sound (May 24-30, June 6-7) and Audio Learning Center, which features former members of Pond and Sprinkler (June 8-14).

Here are the Get Up Kids' tour dates:

May 24: Houston (Engine Room)
May 25: Austin, Texas (Stubb's)
May 26: Fort Worth, Texas (Ridglea Theatre)
May 28: Scottsdale, Ariz. (Cajun House)
May 29: Las Vegas (House of Blues)
May 30: San Diego (Cane's)
June 1: city/venue TBA
June 2-4: Hollywood, Calif. (House of Blues)
June 5: San Diego (the Scene)
June 6-7: San Francisco (Fillmore)
June 8: Portland, Ore. (Crystal Ballroom)
June 10-11: Seattle (Showbox)
June 13: Salt Lake City (Bricks)
June 14: Denver (Ogden Theatre)
June 25: Boynton Beach, Fla. (Ovation)
June 26: Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (House of Blues)
June 27: Atlanta (Masquerade)
June 28: Raleigh, N.C. (Ritz)
June 29: Norfolk, Va. (NorVa)
June 30-July 1: Washington, D.C. (9:30 Club)
July 2: New York (Roseland Ballroom)
July 3: Philadelphia (Electric Factory)
July 5: Hartford, Conn. (Webster Theatre)
July 6: Worcester, Mass. (Palladium)
July 7: Rochester, N.Y. (Harro East Ballroom)
July 9: Cleveland (Agora)
July 10: Cincinnati (Bogart's)
July 11: Detroit (Clutch Cargo)
July 12: Chicago (Metro)
July 13-14: Chicago (House of Blues)
July 15: Minneapolis (Club Quest)
July 16: Kansas City, Mo. (Uptown Theatre)

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