Jun 5 2015

We Are Austin Interviews Justin & Jeremy Furstenfeld About Band Together TX

Justin and Jeremy were on We Are Austin this morning talking about Band Together TX. It sounds like this is going to be an amazing event. Even if you can’t attend, you can donate to the cause. Simply click the “donations” link on BandTogetherTX.com.

May 29 2015

Blue October and Special Guests to Hold Benefit Concert for Texas Flooding Relief

BANDTOGETHER_Logo-300x215If you’ve watched the news or been on social media over the past few days you’ve seen the devastation caused by flooding in Texas. Families have lost loved ones and their homes in the flooding.


Blue October is from central Texas and they are stepping up to help their neighbors. They are holding a benefit concert on Sunday, June 7 at The Marc in San Marcos. The concert will include performances by Blue October, Aaron Behrens (Ghostland Observatory), and Ray Wylie Hubbard. More special guests will be announced.

100% of the ticket sales will be donated to flood victims. 

Donations are being accepted so even if you can’t be there, you can still help. Ticket and donation information can be found on the Band Together TX website.

May 27 2015

Austin Underground Interviews Blue October

Blue October talked to Austin Underground about touring, their upcoming album, the key to staying together so long, songwriting, their favorite song to perform live and much more.

Apr 3 2015

Blue October Announces Las Vegas Destination Weekend

blue october desitnation weekendBlue October is inviting you to spend the weekend with them in Las Vegas. Their first ever destination weekend will be held September 18-19 at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino. On Friday, September 18, there will be full band electric concert at JBL Sound Stage. Saturday, September 19, there will be an acoustic concert at Vinyl. Tickets for Friday’s concert can be purchased here, and tickets for Saturday’s acoustic set are available here. The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino is offering a special rate for guests that are staying with them for this Blue October weekend. Simply use the code HBLUOCT when reserving your room through this link. There will also be a Blue October memorabilia display dedication ceremony some time during the weekend.

Mar 3 2015

Justin Furstenfeld on VH1’s Big Morning Buzz Live

Blue October VH1

Justin was in New York this morning for VH1’s Big Morning Buzz Live with Nick Lachey and Michelle Buteau. He talked about getting sober, Blue October’s upcoming documentary, and writing while on the road. He also performed a beautiful version of Fear.

Feb 27 2015

Justin Furstenfeld Announces 2015 Open Book Tour

justin furstenfeld open book tourJustin will be continuing the Open Book tour this summer.

Ticketing information can be found here.


Jan 16 2015

Houston’s 94.5 The Buzz Interviews Justin Furstenfeld

justin and theresa

Justin performed at a private event at Houston’s 94.5 The Buzz yesterday. In between songs, Theresa, interviewed Justin. They talked about attending The High School for the Performing and Visual Arts, the loyalty of Blue October fans, acting lessons, the documentary, and much, much more.

Justin also performed The Worry List, Hate Me and Fear. You can see video of his performances and pictures from the event here.

Dec 15 2014

Blue October Announces Spring 2015 Tour Dates

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Blue October has announced their Spring 2015 Fear Tour dates:

Ticketing information can be found here.

Dec 12 2014

The Rave.TV Interviews Justin Furstenfeld

alski and justin

The Rave.TV interviewed Justin when they were in Milwaukee for the Sway Tour. Alan joined the interview as well. (If you don’t know, he’s the tour manager. Follow him on Twitter here.) They talk about beards, bus troubles, Sway and much more.

You can see pictures from the concert at The Rave here.

Dec 10 2014

99.9 The Point Interviews Justin Furstenfeld

Colorado’s 99.9 The Point had Justin in studio while they were in Denver for the Sway Tour. They talked about filming the Fear video, the documentary, getting sober,  Justin’s first job, what’s next for Blue October and much, much more.

Justin also performed Hate Me and Fear.

Dec 10 2014

Sneak Peek at Blue October’s Upcoming Documentary

VH1 has posted a short clip from Blue October’s upcoming documentary. A lot of the clips are the same as the sneak peek that was included in the PledgeMusic campaign but there is some new footage included in this version. Every little clip we get from the documentary makes me more excited to see the whole thing. I know it is going to be a phenomenal journey.

Dec 1 2014

Alex G Interviews Blue October

Alex G sat down with Justin and Ryan while they were in Napa Valley for Live in the Vineyard. They talked about the name of the band, performing, Sway, performing at Live in the Vineyard and much more.

Nov 30 2014

KVIL Interview with Justin Furstenfeld

Justin Furstenfeld

Ash of Dallas’s KVIL talked to Justin backstage at the DVD concert. They talked about writing Fear and about how Justin feels when fans tell him how much Blue October’s music helps them.

Justin also answered a bunch of rapid fire questions with Brent. Would he rather be a jedi or wizard? Who’s his guilty pleasure artist? Craziest fan encounter?

Nov 3 2014

Harvard of the South ‘Miracle’ EP Available Exclusively at Sway Tour Concerts

harvard of the south miracleHarvard of the South, a side project of Justin, Jeremy, Matt and Steve Schiltz, will be the opening band for the first ten dates on upcoming leg of Blue October’s Sway tour. They will also have their EP, Miracle, available to purchase. As of right now, these shows are the only place that the EP will be available. So if you’re going to one of those concerts, make sure you grab a copy! (If the EP becomes available any other way, I will post about it here as soon as I find out.)

Make sure you follow Harvard of the South on all their social media sites:


Oct 27 2014

Blue October’s Video for Fear

Blue October has released their video for their newest single, Fear.

This video was filmed while Justin was in California doing his acoustic showes at the Hotel Cafe. It was directed by Norry Niven. Here are a couple of behind the scenes shots that Justin shared on his Twitter account

Justin Furstenfeld - Fear

Justin Furstenfeld - Fear