Steel Train will open a national tour for Hanson. The group has spent most of 2009 in the studio working on the follow-up to 2007’s Trampoline. hellogoodbye and Sherwood will also appear on the extended Use Your Sole Tour. The groups have also partnered with Tom’s Shoe’s to ensure that less fortunate children receive new footwear with each pair of Tom’s shoes that are sold.

Hanson has appeared on and a striking number of times since the musicians’ bubblegum days thanks to shows with the members of Blues Traveler, Tea Leaf Green and RatDog.

Steel Train’s dates with Hanson include:

September 30 Tulsa, OK—Cain’s Ballroom
October 1 St. Louis, MO—The Pageant
October 2 Kansas City, MO—Beaumont Club
October 3 Minneapolis, MN—First Avenue
October 5 Milwaukee, WI—The Rave Eagles Club
October 6 Cleveland, OH—House Of Blues
October 7 Columbus, OH—Newport Music Hall
October 9 Indianapolis, IN—Murat Egyptian Room
October 10 Detroit, MI—The Fillmore Detroit
October 11-12 Chicago, IL—House Of Blues
October 14 Boston, MA—House Of Blues
October 15 New York, NY—Nokia Theatre Times Square
October 16 Clifton Park, NY—Northern Lights
October 19 Baltimore, MD—Rams Head Live!
October 20 Washington, DC—9:30 Club
October 22 Charlotte, NC—Amos’ SouthEnd
October 23 North Myrtle Beach, SC—House Of Blues
October 24 Lake Buena Vista, FL—House Of Blues
October 26 Birmingham, AL—WorkPlay Soundstage
October 27 Nashville, TN—Wildhorse Saloon
October 28 Atlanta, GA—The Tabernacle
October 31 Houston, TX—House Of Blues
November 1 Dallas, TX—House Of Blues
November 3 Denver, CO—Ogden Theatre
November 5 San Francisco, CA—The Regency Ballroom
November 7 Los Angeles, CA—Club Nokia
November 8 San Diego, CA—House Of Blues