Local Santa Barbara Band “False Puppet” Just got announced on the 2015 Vans Warped Tour! The three local teens, (Tyler Benko 20, Channing Peake 20, and Brennan Benko 18) all graduates of Santa Barbara High School will be playing 13 dates on this years national tour starting in Cuyahoga Falls Ohio and ending in Auburn Washington! For a complete tour schedule checkout the Vans Warped Tour website http://vanswarpedtour.com/bands/false-puppet These boys got their start 5 years ago right here in SB winning multiple Battle of the Bands competitions and training with local pros at The Rockshop Academy. In more recent years, on the success of their 2nd EP “Far Out” they branched out to play well known venues all over the west including House of Blues, The Coach House, Chain Reaction, The Mint, 924 Gilman, and tours in Texas and Arizona all the while building their loyal fan base. Kevin Lyman the founder of the Vans Warped Tour saw them perform live at the New Noise Music Festival right here in Santa Barbara at local club Velvet Jones and asked them to join the 2015 National Tour. They’ll be releasing their debut album “Gibralter” in the next few months and are looking forward to sharing their new music across the country and around the world! Follow their journey on instagram @falsepuppet and twitter @falsepuppetband and root for these homegrown kids to hit the big time!