Almost as a tribute and celebratory appreciation of their roots, ska-punk all stars Less Than Jake have named their album GNV FLA after their hometown of Gainesville, Florida. Released on June 24 this latest disc marks the debut of their first new material on their new self-owned and controlled indie label Sleep It Off Records.

Recently, the label re-released four of the band's early titles with expanded DVD content – Pezcore; Goodbye, Blue & White; Losers, Kings and Things We Don't Understand and the DVD The People's History of Less Than Jake.

Embarking on a whole new journey as independent artists in control of their own destiny, LTJ have decided to revisit their roots not only in spirit (and album title) but also in their music. A return to form that could be called the "traditional" Less Than Jake sound, complete with their trademark bouncy ska grooves and horns galore.

Less Than Jake will be hitting the road this summer alongside Goldfinger on the "Shout It Loud" Tour, starting off in St. Petersburg, FL and wrapping up at the end of July in Austin, TX. The tour will be followed by three dates with Rancid.

Tour Dates
July 3 First Avenue Minneapolis, MN
July 4 Summerfest Milwaukee, WI
July 5 Sokol Auditorium Omaha, NE
July 7 The Pageant St. Louis, MO
July 8 House of Blues Cleveland, OH
July 10 The Town Ballroom Buffalo, NY
July 11 Hampton Beach Casino Hampton Beach, NH
July 12 The Chance Poughkeepsie, NY
July 13 Water Street Music Hall Rochester, NY
July 14 Toad's Place Richmond, VA
July 16 House of Blues New Orleans, LA
July 17 Meridian Houston, TX
July 18 House of Blues Dallas, TX
July 20 Gothic theater Englewood, CO
July 21 The Great Salt Air Magna, UT
July 23 Marquee theater Tempe, AZ
July 24 House of Blues Las Vegas, NV
July 25 Regency center @ The Grand SF, CA
July 26 Wiltern theater Los Angeles, CA
July 27 The Grove of Anaheim Anaheim, CA
July 29 House of Blues San Diego, CA
July 30 Rialto theater Tucson, AZ

August 2 Antones Austin, TX

September 12 Showbox Seattle, WA
September 13 Knitting Factory Concert Spokane, WA
September 14 Wilma theater Missoula, MT
November 2 Norwich UEA Norwich, UK
November 3 Roadmender Northampton, UK
November 4 Brangwyn Hall Swansea, UK
November 5 Great Hall Exeter, UK
November 6 Academy Bristol, UK
November 8 Rock City Nottingham, UK
November 9 Academy Birmingham, UK
November 10 Guildhall Southampton, UK
November 11 Academy Oxford, UK
November 12 Astoria London, UK
November 15 Academy Leeds, UK
November 16 Academy Manchester, UK
November 17 Northumbria University Newcastle, UK
November 18 Moshulu Aberdeen, UK
November 19 ABC 1 Glasgow, UK