There’s a bunch of new offers up in the merch store. Grab them while you can ;)

Personal video
Choose any Taylor Locke & the Roughs song, and tell us who you want it
dedicated to. You’ll receive a video with Taylor’s personal shout-out, plus a
live, one-of-a-kind performance of your requested song.

Studio star
Weave your name into the fabric of Taylor’s next album! Taylor is building his
own recording studio, and you can have YOUR NAME sewn into a red velvet curtain
that hangs beside the drums. You’ll see it in photos & videos, forever a
part of The Roughs!

VIP Access – Martini Ranch
A ticket to the 12/06/11 show at the Martini Ranch with VIP Backstage Access! Go
backstage for a private meet-and-greet, hear an cappella warm-up, and take a
picture with the band. Plus get an autographed CD!

Stage Packs

The Satellite – Dec 4

Martini Ranch – Dec 6

The Cosmopolitan – Dec 7

The Cosmopolitan – Dec 8

There’s been a few interviews/articles recently.

Check them out :)

Elle Vie
Raízes Aéreas World (Portuguese)

No less than 4 December shows have been announced. Check them out right over….. there –>
Seem like another one might be announced soon.
“‎5 shows booked for next month. stay tuned for details. special setlists for these end of year gigs. each show will be different and feature exclusive song selections.”

On October 16 tune into Moheak Radio where the Roughs will take over the airwaves for an hour from 7-8pm PST.
Then on October 21 head on over to the Bootleg Theater and check out the Roughs, Sabrosa Purr and Miracle Parade. The doors open at 8pm, Miracle Parade at 9pm, Sabrosa Purr at 10pm and the Roughs at 11pm. You can get your tickets here.
This week only – get “Grain and Grape” or “Marathon” for only $6.
Grain and Grape CD
Marathon CD


Help @theroughs gain 1000 followers! Spread the word, make sure you tag @theroughs in the tweets, and you could win your own Taylor Locke & The Roughs merch pack.

Taylor Locke & The Roughs will be featured on the High Voltage Compilation

Support the arts!

High Voltage Magazine has been providing the best content from your favorite bands since 2003, help us keep it that way. We’ve banded together 20 tracks from some of our favorite artists just for YOU. What’s so special about that? Well these aren’t just any tracks, they are exclusive b-sides, live and yet-to-be-released tunes that we’re sharing with you. That’s why the album is called Share To Care: Music For Life.

Every pledge level gets a copy of the compilation + all of the exclusive updates from us & the various artists involved. We will reveal a track or two every few days over the course of the campaign to include artists such as Bleu, The Silent Comedy, a rare collaboration between Shawn Christensen of Stellastarr* & Kevin McAdams of Elefant and many more. However, this compilation will only come out with YOUR help. Pledge your support to keep the music alive!

Trackinglist so far :

Hurricane Bells ft Blue October – “Before I’m Gone”
Bleu – “When The Other Shoe Falls”
Robbers On High Street – “Second Chance” (LIVE)
Shawn Christensen (of Stellstarr*) & Kevin McAdams (of Elefant) – “Castaway”
The Silent Comedy – “Blood On The Rails”
Viva City – “Her Royal Hedonist”
Billy Morrison – “Another Life”
Taylor Locke & The Roughs – “My Only Drug” (Acoustic)
Shayna Zaid & The Catch – “Pinched”
Imagine Dragons – “Destination”

The Roughs performing The Honor Roll live at North Star on September 17, 2011 during the Sloan Tour.

video credit : srhbth

Tonight at 5pm (Pacific time) you want to tune into Big Talk Radio and listen to Artists on Demand. The Roughs will be on the radio talking about the band….upcoming tour…fun stuff…it’s The Roughs so they’ll make it a memorable interview!

So, tune in tonight and tell all your friends! Hell, make it a party if you must!

from TLATR’s page on facebook (08.31.2011):

 its been a year and a half since the roughs put out Grain & Grape, and over a year since Marathon. thanks for all of your support! 3rd album will happen this year. see you on the road.

thank you guys!! another year, another tour, another album: long life to TLATR!Photobucket

The Roughs have announced a pre-Sloan Tour show in Santa Monica. It’s at the Central on September 9. The Roughs go on at 10pm and you can buy your tickets here.

They’re also putting together a street team. For info on how to join, please go here – you know you want to ;)

The Roughs will be opening for Sloan at a bunch of shows in the US and Canada.

United States :
Sep 13 – The Bell House – Brooklyn, NY
Sep 14 – Brighton Music Hall – Boston, MA
Sep 15 – Bowery Ballroom – New York, NY
Sep 16 – Maxwell’s – Hoboken, NJ
Sep 17 – North Star Bar – Philadelphia, PA

Canada :
Sep 20 – Starlight – Waterloo, ON
Sep 21 – The Venue – Peterborough, ON
Sep 22 – Barracuda Pretty – Saint Catharines, ON
Sep 23 – The Music Hall – London, ON

Check out the Tour Dates for more info.

Upcoming shows

No shows booked at the moment.

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