Sunday Sizzle: Chris Carrabba Gives Us A Taste Of Chaos

    Dashboard Confessional forever

    by · June 05, 2016

    Photographed by David Bean

    When summertime finally rolls around, nothing is more fun than the combo of good food, good music, and good company. So every weekend, we’re bringing you BBQ must-haves from the hands of our favorite artists so you can get a real taste of what their lives are actually like. Get your hands on the Sunday Sizzle while it’s hot.

    To kick this summer series off, we thought it was necessary to tap the frontman of a band that defined many of our summers—Chris Carrabba of Dashboard Confessional. (I mean, they have an album titled Dusk And Summer... Dashboard Confessional owned this season from 2000 to 2009.)
    “My must haves at a summer BBQ are maple honey chicken, Cuban corn on the cob, sweet potato fries, and a loud stereo blaring ‘I’m The One’ by Descendents,” said Carrabba.

    Now that’s what we call a total rager. Chris, may we join you? We promise to share the fries, and not to steal or break your heart.

    After a seven-year-long hiatus (and playing in many different bands), Dashboard Confessional has finally reassembled to bring back our deepest, darkest desires. Last month, the band released the single “May,” and more music is on the way soon. The emo revival has never felt more real, and we’re down for it.

    Relive the glory days of emo summers and listen to Carrabba’s pick, below.

    Catch Dashboard Confessional on the Taste of Chaos Tour with Taking Back Sunday this summer.

    June 3 - Chicago, IL @ FirstMerit Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island
    June 3 - Sterling Heights, MI @ Freedom Hill Amphitheater
    June 5 - Indianapolis, IN at Farm Bureau Insurance Lawn @ White River State Park
    June 7 - Pittsburgh, PA @ Petersen Events Center
    June 8 - Lewiston, NY @ Artpark
    June 9 - Mt. Pocono, PA @ Sherman Summer Stage Mount Pocono
    June 10 - Columbus, OH @ Columbus Commons
    June 11 - Cincinnati, OH @ PNC Pavilion at Riverbed Music Center
    June 12 - Cleveland, OH @ Jacobs Pavilion at Nautica
    June 14 - Boston, MA @ Blue Hills Bank Pavilion
    June 15 - Portland, ME @ Maine State Pier
    June 16 - Wallingford, CT @ Toyota Presents: The Oakdale Theatre
    June 17 - Holmdel, NJ @ PNC Bank Arts Center
    June 18 - Wantagh, NY @ Nikon at Jones Beach Theater
    June 19 - Philadelphia, PA @ Festival Pier at Penn’s Landing
    June 21 - Charlotte, NC at Uptown Amphitheater @ NC Music Factory
    June 22 - Alpharetta, GA at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater @ Encore Park
    June 24 - Miami, FL @ Bayfront Park Amphitheater
    June 25 - Tampa, FL at MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheater @ the FL State Fairgrounds
    June 26 - Tallahassee, FL at The Pavilion @ The Centre of Tallahassee
    June 27 - Bossier City, LA @ CenturyLink Center
    June 29 - Kansas City, MO @ The Crossroads
    June 30 - Oklahoma City, OK @ Criterion Theater
    July 1 - Dallas, TX @ South Side Ballroom
    July 2 - Houston, TX @ Revention Music Center
    July 3 - Cedar Park, TX @ Cedar Park Center
    July 5 - Papillion, NE @ Sumtur Ampitheater
    July 6 - Morrison, CO @ Red Rocks Amphitheater
    July 7 - Magna, UT @ The Great Salt Air
    July 8 - Garden City, ID (Boise) @ Revolution Event Center
    July 9 - Everett, WA at Xfinity Arena @ Everett
    July 10 - Eugene, OR @ Cuthbert Amphitheater
    July 12 - Concord, CA @ Concord Pavilion
    July 13 - Fresno, CA @ Rotary Amphitheater at Woodward Park
    July 14 - Phoenix, AZ @ Comerica Theatre
    July 15 - Las Vegas, NV @ The Chelsea at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
    July 16 - San Bernardino, CA @ San Manuel Amphitheater
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