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Mat Kerekes “Diamonds” and North American Tour

Toledo, OH singer-songwriter Mat Kerekes has shared “Diamonds”, the anthemic second single off his forthcoming solo album, expected later this year. The track is available to stream and download starting today HERE. Kerekes also released a surreal music video for the song, directed by Johnny Chew. Watch it HERE.

Best known as lead vocalist of celebrated alt rock band Citizen, Kerekes presents his softer side and showcases his versatility as a singer-songwriter on his new solo material. Incorporating elements of pop and alternative, his upcoming album boasts massive choruses, dynamic arrangements, and infectious melodies.

Last December, Kerekes announced his signing to producer Will Yip’s Elektra Music Group sub-label Black Cement Records and shared the single “Ruby”, his first new solo music since 2016’s Lune & The Wild Blue Everything. The song is available to stream and download now HERE. Kerekes’ forthcoming album will follow Tigers Jaw’s heralded 2017 album Spin as the label’s second release.

Later this month, Kerekes will hit the road on a North American tour that will kick off on February 28 in Cleveland, OH and wrap on March 29 in Chicago, IL. Jetty Bones and Jacob Sigman will provide support. Tickets for the tour are available now. A complete list of upcoming live dates and ticket information can be found HERE.

Mat Kerekes North American Tour Dates:

February 28, 2019 – Cleveland, OH – Mahalls

March 01, 2019 – Pontiac, MI – Pike Room

March 02, 2019 – Toronto, ON – Hardluck Bar

March 03, 2019 – Buffalo, NY – Mohawk

March 05, 2019 – Boston, MA – Sinclair

March 06, 2019 – New York, NY – Mercury Lounge

March 07, 2019 – Philadelphia, PA – Everybody Hits

March 08, 2019 – Washington, DC – Songbyrd

March 09, 2019 – Carrboro, NC – Cat’s Cradle

March 10, 2019 – Atlanta, GA – The Masquerade

March 12, 2019 – Orlando, FL – Soundbar

March 13, 2019 – Tampa, FL – Crowbar

March 15, 2019 – Dallas, TX – House of Blues

March 17, 2019 – Houston, TX – House of Blues

March 19, 2019 – Phoenix, AZ – The Rebel Lounge

March 20, 2019 – San Diego, CA – House Of Blues

March 21, 2019 – Los Angeles, CA – The Echo

March 22, 2019 – San Francisco, CA – Bottom Of The Hill

March 25, 2019 – Salt Lake City, UT – Kilby Court

March 26, 2019 – Denver, CO – Larimer Lounge

March 28, 2019 – St. Louis, MO – Off Broadway

March 29, 2019 – Chicago, IL – Beat Kitchen

The Score releases “Glory”

New York, NY (June 28, 2018) – One of 2018’s hottest breakthrough acts, LA rock band The Score –  Eddie Anthony and Edan Dover – release “Glory” today via Republic Records. Get it HERE.

The Score recently supported Echosmith on a successful cross country run. They’ve become synonymous with high-energy and hypnotic live shows powered by a string of smashes, including the red hot single “Unstoppable.

Don’t miss the band as they continue their powerhouse live run when they kick off The Revolution Tour this fall. The group will be joined by THE ORGHAN THE POET as direct support on select dates. The tour kicks off on September 11, 2018 in San Diego, CA at Voodoo Room @ House of Blues, plays major markets coast-to-coast for five weeks, and concludes with a City of Angels homecoming October 18, 2018 in Los Angeles. Tickets are on sale here: http://www.thescoremusic.com/tour

Generating over 140 million cumulative streams to date and soundtracking a major JEEP Grand Cherokee campaign, “Unstoppable” can be found on the band’s full-length debut, ATLAS [Republic Records]—available now. Check out ATLAS here!

The Revolution Tour Dates:

9/11/2018        San Diego, CA            Voodoo Room @ HOB

9/12/2018        Phoenix, AZ                Rebel Lounge

9/14/2018        Dallas, TX                   Cambridge Room @ HOB

9/15/2018        Austin, TX                   Empire Control Room

9/16/2018        Houston, TX                Bronze Peackock @ HOB*

9/20/2018        Nashville, TN              The Basement*

9/22/2018        Chapel Hill, NC           Local 506*

9/23/2018        Washington, D.C.       DC9*

9/24/2018        Philadelphia, PA         Voltage Lounge*

9/26/2018        New York, NY             Rough Trade*

9/27/2018        Uncasville, CT            Wolf Den @ Mohegan Sun*

9/28/2018        Boston, MA                 Sonia’s*

9/30/2018        Toronto, ON                The Drake

10/2/2018        Cleveland, OH            Cambridge Room @ HOB*

10/4/2018        Columbus, OH            A&R Music Bar*

10/5/2018        Chicago, IL                  Schubas*

10/6/2018        Minneapolis, MN         7th Street Entry*

10/9/2018        Denver, CO                 Larimer Lounge*

10/10/2018      Salt Lake City, UT      The Complex*

10/12/2018      Seattle, WA                 Barboza*

10/13/2018      Vancouver, BC           Fox*

10/14/2018      Portland, OR               Holocene*

10/16/2018      San Francisco, CA     Rickshaw Stop*

10/18/2018      Los Angeles, CA         Moroccan Lounge*

*Opening Act THE ORPHAN THE POET

The Score Announces Fall Tour

Tickets go on sale this Friday at 10am local time for one of 2018’s hottest breakthrough acts. LA rock band The ScoreEddie Anthony and Edan Dover— are kicking off their fall headline run The Revolution Tour. The group will be joined by THE ORPHAN THE POET as direct support on select dates. The tour kicks off on September 11, 2018 in San Diego, CA at Voodoo Room @ House of Blues, plays major markets coast-to-coast for five weeks, and concludes with a City of Angels homecoming October 18, 2018 in Los Angeles. Click The Score Tour for tickets and more information!

Let’s Go Sunshine

The Kooks are set to release their long-awaited fifth studio album, Let’s Go Sunshine, on August 31 via Lonely Cat / AWAL Recordings. The album is brash and bold with songs that mix melancholy and euphoria. The band has released two new songs off the album, No Pressure and All The Time and will embark on a sold- out US tour beginning May 21 in Boston, MA at the House of Blues and wrap June 7 in Los Angeles, CA at The Wiltern. The Kooks will also be hitting cities across Europe this summer, including shows opening up for The Rolling Stones. Please see full tour routing below. Click HERE to pre-order Let’s Go Sunshine.

With the roar of their recent sold-out UK arena tour still echoing in their ears and more than one billion streams under their belts, The Kooks reach to claim their place in the Great British Songbook with Let’s Go SunshineIt’s a bold long player that distils their timeless sound into its purest form while pushing it forward into a more expansive and mature space. It’s as moving, energizing and timelessly melodic record and incisive in its portrait of modern British urban life. The heart and soul of the record lies in its hymns of lost innocence, fading relationships and the process of break-up and recovery. It’s the sound of an ambitious, confident band stepping out and making a statement with their definitive album. Let’s Go Sunshine sees the band cement their status as true bastions of British guitar pop and take their rightful place at the top table next to the celebrated bands that influenced them in their infancy, over a decade ago.

Discussing the process behind creating the album, lead singer Luke says: This one was about defining who we are, we were asking the questions. It was a fractured start, we went into the studio in 2015 continuing down the path we set out on our last studio album Listen and discovered it wasn’t what we wanted to make and wasn’t really The Kooks. So, we scrapped it and started again. I really went on a mission to write the best songs I’d ever written before bringing them to the band, I stewed over every word. It had to be our Rubber Soul, Lola, Definitely Maybe. Proper British lineage. I came from a dark place at the start had a lotta heartbreak and then falling in love in the middle of the album, the lyrics reflect that. From Fractured and Dazed to No Pressure. It’s gotta be our most exciting album, and it should get you dancing.

The Kooks started their career with a bang in 2006 with their unstoppable debut Inside In/Inside Out, which went five times platinum at the end of last year. The four-piece band have continued to go from strength to strength. With three more studio albums including a Best of, the band have acquired over 1 billion streams worldwide and embarked on a number of massive world tours including their forthcoming sold-out US tour. With awards and critical acclaim under their belts, they’ve maintained a steady ascent to the top, constantly growing in popularity throughout the last decade.

With a legion of new fans discovering the band through streaming in recent years, The Kooks delivered a career defining show last year at London’s Wembley Arena, whilst pulling some of the biggest crowds across the summer festival circuits. 2018 sees The Kooks redefined, varied and ready to go again at their most confident.

SG LEWIS ANNOUNCES FALL TOUR

Today, Republic Records songwriter and producer SG Lewis announces his fall North American Tour.

The 19 date tour kicks off September 25th at Union Stage in Washington D.C. and takes him across North America making stops at Brooklyn’s Elsewhere on September 28th and Los Angeles’ The Fonda Theater on October 19th. Tickets go on sale this Friday at 10am local time. See full itinerary below.

On the upcoming tour SG Lewis noted, “Touring the US & Canada last year was one of the craziest experiences of my life and at the end of this year I’m coming back ⚡️This will be the biggest tour I’ve done yet & I can’t wait to see you all again.”

Recently SG Lewis shared ‘Dusk’. The 6-track release is the first chapter of his three-part dedication to club music: ‘Dusk, Dark, Dawn’ and is available to buy and stream now via all partners.

Presented over three phases, Dusk, Dark, Dawn maps the trajectory of one night out over the course of an album, matching genres and tempos different stages of that night, beginning at sun-down, both inside and outside the club. On ‘Dusk’, SG Lewis plays with disco, west coast hip-hop and 80’s electro references to start the story. “Disco has always had the association of the start of a night for me. I spent a lot a time as a resident DJ in clubs and disco was always that magnetic genre, always brought people onto the dancefloor.” Lead single ‘Aura’ blends SG’s signature warm, uptempo house with disco inflections. “There’s an undeniable beauty to this part of the night. The apprehension, excitement… ‘Dusk’ is the warm-up for the heavier, darker things to come.”

The 6-track release includes features with J Warner and Kartell (Roche Musique). The project will soon segue into ‘Dark’ – a phase dedicated to harder, post-midnight club music styles like techno and hip-hop – and finally ‘Dawn’, dedicated to euphoria and chillout.

Be on the lookout for more news from SG Lewis soon.

SG Lewis Fall North American Tour Dates

September 25th •Washington DC • Union Stage

September 26th • Philadelphia, PA • The Foundry at the Fillmore

September 28th • Brooklyn, NY • Elsewhere

September 30th • Cambridge, MA • The Sinclair

October 2nd • Toronto, ON • Mod Club

October 3rd • Montreal, QC • Fairmont Theatre

October 5th • Detroit, MI • El Club

October 6th • Chicago, IL • Lincoln Hall

October 7thMinneapolis, MN • 7th Street Entry

October 10th • Austin, TX • Come and Take it Live

October 11th • Houston, TX • Bronze Peacock

October 12th • Dallas, TX • House of Blues – Cambridge Room

October 14th • Denver, CO • Larimer Lounge

October 16th • Las Vegas, NV • Hard Rock Hotel & Casino – Vinyl

October 19th • Los Angeles, CA • The Fonda Theatre

October 21st • San Francisco, CA • The Regency Theater

October 23rd • Portland, OR • Holocene

October 24th • Seattle, WA • The Crocodile

October 26th • Vancouver, BC • Fortune Sound Club

‘Dusk’ Tracklist

1 Sunsets (Part 1)

2 Sunsets (Part 2)

3 Aura ft. J Warner

4 Golden

5 Coming Up

6 Tides ft. Kartell

UNSTOPPABLE

“There’s a moment in your bones when the fire takes over,” declares LA rock band The Score–Eddie Anthony and Edan Dover – in their triumphant anthem, “Unstoppable”. Partnering with the Jeep brand for a newly-minted campaign, The Score proves that while life has a million trails, you were built for all of them.

Watch the Jeep Dial  | Grand Cherokee spot HERE, and the Jeep Dial | Compass spot HERE.

Unstoppable”is about the belief that nothing can stand in your way,” says Anthony. Dover continues, “And just turning that dial up until you break through to the other side.”

Generating over 45 million cumulative streams to date, “Unstoppable” can be found on the band’s full-length debut, ATLAS [Republic Records]—available now.

This spring, The Score support Echosmith on the Inside A Dream tour across North America. It kicks off April 4 at Regency Ballroom in San Francisco, CA, rolls through major markets coast to coast, and wraps up at The Fonda Theater in Los Angeles, CA on May 12. Check out the full itinerary below.

Tickets are on sale now.

In 2015, The Score unleashed their debut Where Do You Run EP to critical reception – with 26 million Spotify streams and counting. Not only did they gain the attention of BBC Radio in the UK, but activated a dedicated fan base who propelled them into a worldwide deal with Republic Records. The band returned in 2016 with the Unstoppable EP, notching 30 million Spotify streams from their fans, and in 2017 with the Myths & Legends EP with 27 million streams to date. Their songs have been motivating fans worldwide who discover the band through the likes of the NBA, movies such as Power Rangers and Pitch Perfect 3, as well as major brands such as Jeep. Culminating in ATLAS (Deluxe) in 2017, it all adds up to The Score’s album being streamed over 110 million times on Spotify and counting. Along the way, they would earn acclaim from Billboard, Nylon, Diffuser, and more in addition to landing critical placements in film and TV.

Royal Blood

BAND TO RETURN TO CONAN FOR A PERFORMANCE OF

“I ONLY LIE WHEN I LOVE YOU” ON THURSDAY, DECEMBER 7TH

 

Award-winning British rock band Royal Blood have announced a round of U.S. headlining dates to take place this coming spring. The run kicks off on May 28th at Brooklyn Steel in New York and will wind down on June 15th at The National in Richmond, VA. Tickets will be available for purchase beginning at 12:00 PM EST this Friday, December 8th.

Royal Blood is touring in support of their most recent release How Did We Get So Dark?, which was released on June 16th on Warner Bros. Records and debuted at No. 1 in the U.K. The album has accumulated over 30 million streams to date across Apple Music and Spotify, sold over 250,000 copies globally, and produced a No. 1 single on the Rock Airplay chart with “Lights Out”.

This Thursday, December 7th Royal Blood will return to Conan for a performance of their current single “I Only Lie When I Love You”. Fans can tune in at 11:00 / 10:00 CST on TBS (check local listings).

Praise for How Did We Get So Dark? includes USA Today: “a monstrously good album,” Rolling Stone: “a taut, smoldering album from a pair that has distilled rock to its essence,” NME: “the sound of modern masters honing their craft,” Entertainment Weekly: “darkly thrilling,” Forbes: “Royal Blood ready to make leap to rock stardom on second album,” and much more.

Royal Blood spent the fall supporting Queens of the Stone Age at arenas across North America. They will round out the year with a performance in Los Angeles at KROQ’s annual Almost Acoustic Christmas.

Previously Announced Dates

12/5 – House of Blues – Houston, TX

12/6 – The Joint, Hard Rock Hotel and Casino – Las Vegas, NV

12/9 – KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas – Inglewood, CA

2/17 – The Forum – Inglewood, CA*

5/18 – Edmonton, AB – Rogers Place*

5/20 – Winnipeg, MB – MTS Centre*

5/22 – Madison, WI – Breese Stevens Field*

5/24 – London, ON – Budweiser Gardens*

5/25 – Rochester, NY – Rochester Dome Arena*

* Supporting Queens of the Stone Age

2018 U.S. Headlining Dates

5/28 – Brooklyn Steel – Brooklyn, NY

5/31 – Stage AE – Indoor – Pittsburgh, PA

6/3 – Marathon Music Works – Nashville, TN

6/5 – Stubb’s Waller Creek Amphitheater – Austin, TX

6/6 – Granada Theater – Dallas, TX

6/8 – Variety Playhouse – Atlanta, GA

6/9 – The Plaza Live – Orlando, FL

6/11 – Revolution – Fort Lauderdale, FL

6/12 – Jannus Live – Saint Petersburg, FL

6/14 – The Fillmore Charlotte – Charlotte, NC

6/15 – The National – Richmond, VA

Switchfoot × Lifehouse 

Switchfoot Teams Up With LifehouseTo Release Brand New Song

Shine Like Gold

 

 

Available For Give-

What-You-Want Download


With All Proceeds 

To Benefit Houston 

Recovery

September 5th Houston, TX House of Blues Show Is On As Planned!

After the devastating storm that struck Texas, SWITCHFOOT and LIFEHOUSE wanted to do something together to give back and wrote a brand new song titled, “Shine Like Gold,” which exclusively premiered on People.com. All proceeds from “Shine Like Gold” will be donated to aid Houston’s recovery in partnership with Food for the Hungry. SWITCHFOOT and LIFEHOUSE are currently touring with each other for the first time ever on the “Looking For Summer” Tour. The bands will collectively be performing the song together at the September 5th House of Blues show in Houston, Texas.

 

On the new song and upcoming Houston show, Jon Foreman shares: “Jason and I had always talked about writing a song together. When it finally happened, ‘Shine Like Gold’ became a song about everyday heroes fighting their way through the darkness toward the light. On the day we recorded the song, Hurricane Harvey began wreaking havoc in Texas. Sometimes you don’t know what a song is for until after its written. In this case it became crystal clear. As we watched our friends and family in Texas struggle through the aftermath of the hurricane, we knew exactly what we had to do. We LOVE Houston. Houston is resilient and will rebuild. We’re honored to be in Houston next Tuesday to bring hope and healing the best way we know how.”

On “Shine Like Gold” and the upcoming Houston show, LIFEHOUSE’s Jason Wade said: “We can’t imagine what everyone is going through right now in Houston, but they’ve all been in our thoughts and prayers. We look forward to playing this show, standing alongside this amazing city and doing everything in our power to help. Jon and I started writing “Shine Like Gold” at the beginning of this tour, but it wasn’t until we recorded it in Nashville that we really knew what it was about. Seeing all of these amazing individuals who’ve sacrifice for their neighbors, and stepped up in the face of extreme hardship has been so inspiring. This song is for them. All of the proceeds from this song are going to Houston for the unsung heroes that do the right thing when no one is watching. All the love.”

 

Formed in San Diego in 1996, SWITCHFOOT is Jon Foreman (vocals, guitar), Tim Foreman (bass), Jerome Fontamillas (keyboard, guitar), Drew Shirley (guitar), and Chad Butler (drums). Since their start, the band has sold over 5.7 million copies worldwide of their first nine studio albums (including their 2003 double-platinum breakthrough The Beautiful Letdown and 2009’s Grammy Award-winning Hello Hurricane), racked up a string of Alternative radio hit singles, and performed sold-out world tours with over 4 million concert tickets worldwide.

 

SWITCHFOOT released their latest album, Where The Light Shines Through, on July 8th, 2016 via Vanguard Records. Where The Light Shines Through is the band’s tenth album and the first since 2014’s highly acclaimed Fading West. The album was self-produced in collaboration with John Fields, who helmed the multi-platinum breakthrough The Beautiful Letdown.

 

Beyond their career achievements, SWITCHFOOT has also been active in a variety of philanthropic efforts, raising over a million dollars to aid kids in their community through the band’s own Bro-Am Foundation, a long-running annual benefit surf contest and concert that’s held every summer in Encinitas, CA. $1 of every ticket sale will be donated to SWITCHFOOT’s BRO-AM Foundation providing services to underprivileged and disadvantaged youth. They’ve also maintained a deep commitment to a variety of humanitarian causes, lending their support to such worthy organizations as CURE International, DATA, the ONE Campaign, Habitat for Humanity, Invisible Children, and To Write Love on Her Arms.

Multi-platinum award-winning rock band LIFEHOUSE recently released their first hits compilation, LIFEHOUSE: Greatest Hits, on CD and all digital retailers. The 18-track selection will include a multitude of their chart-topping hits, including “You and Me,” “First Time”, “Halfway Gone,” “Hurricane” and “Hanging by a Moment,” which was the most played radio track of 2001. To mark the release, LIFEHOUSE, which includes Jason Wade (lead vocals, guitar), Bryce Soderberg (bass, vocals) and Ricky Woolstenhulme Jr. (drums, percussion), are co-headlining a U.S. tour with SWITCHFOOT, which will wrap September 10 at the Masonic Auditorium in San Francisco after a show on September 9 at the Greek Theater in Los Angeles (tour dates below). LIFEHOUSE was formed in Los Angeles by singer/songwriter/guitarist Jason Wade, bassist Bryce Soderberg and drummer Rick Woolstenhulme Jr. as Blyss in 1999, attracting the attention of producer Jude Cole. LIFEHOUSE’s music has always been radio-friendly, but the band’s success is as much for lead singer/guitarist Jason Wade’s “sonorous” vocals and spiritual songwriting as it is for the band’s well-honed cohesion as performers. Since 2000, LIFEHOUSE have released seven albums that have cumulatively sold 15 million around the world.

 
For More Information, Please Visit:

Website: http://www.switchfoot.com/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/switchfoot

Twitter: https://twitter.com/switchfoot

Instagram: https://instagram.com/switchfoot

Upcoming Tour Dates:

9/1 – DuQuoin, IL @ DuQuoin State Fair

9/3 – Springfield, MO @ Gillioz Theater

9/4 – Irving, TX @ The Pavilion at Irving Music Factory 

9/5 – Houston, TX @ House of Blues – Houston

9/7 – Phoenix, AZ @ The Van Buren

9/8 – Las Vegas, NV @ Mandalay Bay Beach

9/9 – Los Angeles, CA @Greek Theatre

9/10 – San Francisco, CA @ The Masonic

 

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LIFEHOUSE Press Contact:

Scott Adkins | Webster PR

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615.777.6995 | scott@websterpr.com

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BRANDON JAMES

Chicago native and R&B artist Brandon James is seeking to take his act to the ‘main stage’ this year. Already a well known name within the Chicago metropolitan area, he’s hell-bent on breaking into the mainstream with two new releases. 

“The Divine Collection” is his inaugural release on indie label EPR on May 29, 2016. Currently, the album is available for purchase on iTunesvarious streaming services as well as his website.  The album is a compilation of Brandon’s two previous bodies of work. 

Listen to The Divine Collection

His second untitled project is scheduled for a September 13, 2017 launch date. To promote his upcoming album, a publicity and radio campaign has been implemented alongside of a regional tour in the fall.

As of late, Brandon has been best-described as an ‘Artist to Watch’ by Ellena Rodriguez, performing at some of Chicago’s most notable venues like House of BluesReggie’s Rock ClubUIC Pavilion (opened up for Earth Wind & Fire) and Joe’s Bar (opened up for Bubba Sparxxx).

Brandon James (born as Brandon Foster) states, “I started doing music as an outlet for my depression early on in life.” Constantly challenging himself to become better at his craft, he has taken voice lessons from Bobbi Wilsyn, Ars Musica and Andrew Walker Schultze. Recently, he has earned a degree in music performance and business from the Columbia College. Forever seeking to share his testimony, he seeks to inspire, touch hearts and provoke thought through his music.

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