Monday, April 28, 2014

The Bots Announce Live Dates



"Most Likely To Succeed"
Rolling Stone (20 Best Things At Coachella 2014's Second Weekend)
Photo credit: Rebecca Smeyne

LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 28, 2014 - Los Angeles duo The Bots (Mikaiah and Anaiah Lei) today announced upcoming live dates, including numerous support dates with Dropkick Murphys. The shows will kick off on May 3rd in Lake Buena Vista, FL and will include the band's debut performance at Bonnaroo. See below for a complete list of dates.

Earlier this month The Bots performed at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, earning the band abundant praise from Rolling Stone ("Most Likely To Succeed"), Creative Loafing ("One of the best young bands at Coachella this year"), Buzzbands.LA ("Off to a perfect start"), and more. ClickHERE to read a massive profile on the band that ran in Los Angeles Times last week.

The Bots spent are currently putting the final touches on their debut full-length album, due out for release this summer on FADER Label. More information on the new album will be revealed in the coming weeks.

Los Angeles brothers and band-mates, Mikaiah Lei (Lead Vocal, Guitar, Bass) and Anaiah Lei (Drums & Percussions, Backing Vocal), recorded their first album together when they were just 15 and 12, respectively. They self-released their first three albums and completed two Vans Warped Tours, two AFROPUNK Fests, countless European festivals, and support tours with Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Blur, Damon Albarn's Africa Express, Refused, and Bad Brains, among others. Fall 2013 saw their debut release with FADER Label, the four-song EP Sincerely Sorrywith a full-length release slated for the summer of 2014. New York Times Magazine predicts, "They are on the cusp of stardom."

The Bots Live Dates

5/3 - House of Blues - Lake Buena Vista, FL*
5/5 - Jannus Landing - St. Petersburg, FL*
5/7 - The Orange Peel - Asheville, NC*
5/8 - Music Farm - Charleston, SC*
5/9 - Orton's Music & Billiards - Wilmington, NC
5/12 - Bogies - Albany, NY
5/13 - Baby's All Right - Brooklyn, NY
5/14 - Church - Boston, MA
5/15 - North Star Bar - Philadelphia, PA
6/14 - Bonnaroo Music Festival - Manchester, TN
9/27 - The Shindig Festival - Baltimore, MD

* With Dropkick Murphys

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