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KTA will be playing 3 benefit shows this fall with The Alternate Routes to support Music4More.

10/15/11 – The Studio @ Webster Hall, New York, NY
10/18/11 – Maxwell’s, Hoboken, NJ
11/02/11 – Schubas, Chicago, IL

For more info on Music4More, please visit

Garen sat down with BFN Networks’ “The Sound of You & Me” while in Chicago a few months ago for an interview and to play a few songs.

Listen to the full interview here >>

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Thu, July 28, 2011 at Brooklyn Bowl
Doors are at 6pm… It’s free admission before 7pm & $5 after, but we suggest you get your tickets in advance…
Get Tickets:

Check out this week’s The Aquarian Weekly for a great review of Against the Grain and the record release party at Mercury Lounge.

Be sure to pick up a copy at your local bookstore or you can read it online at

I will be singing the National Anthem with my good friend Pat McGee on national TV!

Watch the very start of the Chicago White Sox game on WGN tomorrow (Sunday) afternoon at 1pm CST… 2pm EST (TODAY 6/5/11)

Tune in and set your DVRs!


Garen is in Chicago getting ready for a few shows and will be live on FEARLESS RADIO this Friday to discuss the new KTA EP. Here are the details:

Friday, June 3rd
Fearless Radio – 1:00 PM CST LISTEN HERE

If you are in Chicago, don’t miss these shows:
Thursday, June 2nd – WTMX Party in the Park, Millennium Park, 4pm-5pm, FREE
Friday, June 3rd – Lincoln Hall (w/ Pat McGee), 10pm sharp, TICKETS

If you are anywhere near NYC this FRIDAY, Do Not Miss this Show! After more than a year of recording our new EP “Against the Grain” we are ready to celebrate with a BIG BIG Show at NYC’s legendary Mercury Lounge

This will be our first full band rock show in a long long time and we’d love you all to be there on Friday to help us celebrate.

We go on on early at 8PM

Tickets are $12 in Advance and $15 at the door

Advance tickets are highly recommended

Buy your tickets today at

RSVP and get the details on Facebook


For more tourdates including shows in Philly and Chicago, visit our tour page

JamLegend recently announced their Top Artists of All Time and KTA came out on TOP at #1with over 2 MILLION PLAYS (Yes, that’s 2 million!!!).

JamLegend has sadly closed, but  we’re proud to have been a part of the excitement and energy of the online game over the last few years as the game introduced our music to fans from all over the world!

(Hello Philippines!!)

Thanks JamLegend. We’ll miss you.

Ryan from Alternative Addiction caught up with Garen to discuss the making of “Against the Grain.”

To stream or download the interview, head over to

Real Magic TV recently recorded a live studio session with me at Gibson Guitar’s studio in New York. The first video of “The Only One” can now be seen on YouTube and Hulu.

The entire session will be airing on Hulu this summer!

“The Only One” is available on our new EP “Against the Grain” available NOW on iTunes and Bandcamp!