EDWARD SHARPE & THE MAGNETIC ZEROS
ANNOUNCE FIRST NORTH AMERICAN TOUR
IN SUPPORT OF DEBUT ALBUM "UP FROM BELOW'
Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros announce North American tour dates in support of their debut album Up From Below, to be released by Community Music and Fairfax Recordings on July 14. The first date is in the band's hometown of Los Angeles on July 23 and dates announced go through the Treasure Island Music Festival in San Francisco on October 18.
Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros recently played live in the studio at KCRW for its show Morning Become Eclectic and has been featured twice in the LA Times- once in the paper's "Calendar" and most recently in its "Sunday Magazine." Of the band's song "Janglin'" Rolling Stone wrote, "imagine a sunny version of the Arcade Fire...[The band] airs out its uplifting, happy-hippie vibe on this irresistible feel-good ditty, which is full of finger snaps, "mmm-bops" and lyrics about setting your spirit free. Let the love-in begin."
Below are the confirmed dates for Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros (more to come):
July 23 Los Angeles, CA The Hammer Museum
July 25 Seattle, WA The Vera Project
July 26 Burnaby, BC Virgin Festival
July 27 Portland, OR Holocene
August 2 Minneapolis, MN 7th Street Entry
August 3 Chicago, IL Shuba's Tavern
August 5 Washington, DC DC9
August 6 Philadelphia, PA World Café Live
August 7 New York, NY Mercury Lounge
August 9 Boston, MA T.T. The Bear's
August 11 Lyons, CO Wildflower Pavillion @ Planet
August 12 Morrison, CO Red Rocks Amphitheatre
September 17 Portland, OR Holocene - Musicfest NW
October 18 San Francisco, CA Treasure Island Music Festival
The band recently returned home from Austin, TX where they played 3 shows at SXSW. Here's a little write up from the folks at NPR that in the broadest terms expresses the euphoria and raw emotions that come from seeing the band: http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=102260249.