So all of those amazing photos that you have been sharing of us with #TheRevivalistsLive tag now have a home on our brand new Tumblr page www.TheRevivalistsLive.com! So please please share your photos of us on instagram using that tag, and we’ll be giving away random stuff to those of you who do so.
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We’ve posted a bunch of new tour dates in California in May and the Midwest in June. Tickets are on-sale today. To check out all our tour dates and to get tickets head to The Shows Page.
NEW REVIVALISTS SUMMER DATES
5/15 @ The Mint in Los Angeles, CA
5/16 @ Belly Up in San Diego, CA w/ Nahko and Medicine for the People
5/17 @ The Joshua Tree Music Festival in Joshua Tree, CA
5/21 @ Soho Music Club in Santa Barbara, CA
5/22 @ Harlows in Sacramento, CA
5/23 & 5/24 @ Crystal Bay Casino (The Red Room) in Crystal Bay, NV (Real close to California)
5/25 @ The Independent in San Francisco, CA
5/31 @ Blackstock Music Festival in Blackstock, SC
6/06 @ Duling Hall in Jackson, MS
6/07 @ Wakarusa Music and Camping Festival in Ozark, AR
6/10 @ Zanzabar in Louisville, KY w/ Nicki Bluhm & The Gramblers
6/11 @ Woodlands Patio in Columbus, OH
6/12 @ RiversEdge Amphitheatre in Hamilton, OH
6/13 @ Coda in Covington, KY
6/14-6/15 @ Taste of Randolph in Chicago, IL
Many more summer dates coming soon!
Check out the 18×24 limited edition screen printed tour poster (Designed by Justin Helton) for our joint co-headlining tour w/ MOON TAXI that starts NEXT WEEK! These will be available exclusively at the shows we’re doing together in as long as supplies last. Who knows, we may all sign a few, dates are below!
4/03 @ The Sky Bar in Auburn, AL (Moon Taxi Close)
4/09 @ Varsity Theatre – Baton Rouge, LA (The Revivalists Close)
4/10 @ The Lyric Oxford in Oxford, MS (Moon Taxi Close)
4/15 @ The Southern in Charlottesville, VA (Moon Taxi Close)
4/16 @ World Cafe Live in Philadelphia, PA (The Revivalists Close)
4/17 @ Brooklyn Bowl in Brooklyn, NY (The Revivalists Close)
4/18 @ Brooklyn Bowl in Brooklyn, NY (Moon Taxi Close)
4/19 @ The 9:30 Club in Washington DC (The Revivalists Close)
Check out our Tour Page for Tickets – http://www.therevivalists.com/shows.html
Thank you to New Orleans, Chicago, Madison, Bloomington, Austin & Jackson for having us over the last few weeks. We’re going to take a little breather from now until April 3rd when we play the first of 8 shows with Moon Taxi in Auburn, AL (April Tour Dates are below).
But don’t fully despair, David Shaw & Zack Feinberg are going to be performing a show with The Heard in Pensacola at Vinyl Music Hall on Friday March 28th, and then performing as part of Jef Bond’s Art Party on Saturday March 29th. For tickets and info to Vinyl Music Hall click here, and to learn more about the event on the 29th you can head to http://artpartypensacola.com/
The Revivalists will see you in April!
4/03 @ The Sky Bar in Auburn, AL w/ Moon Taxi (Moon Taxi Closes)
4/04 @ Rhythm & Brews in Chattanooga, TN
4/06 @ Pinchapalooza (A Benefit for the Louisiana Childrens Cultural Economy Foundation) in New Orleans, LA
4/09 @ The Varsity Theatre in Baton Rouge, LA w/ Moon Taxi (The Revivalists Close)
4/10 @ The Lyric Theatre in Oxford, MS w/ Moon Taxi (Moon Taxi Closes)
4/12 @ The Tortuga Music Festival in Fort Lauderdale, FL
4/15 @ The Southern in Charlottesville, VA w/ Moon Taxi (Moon Taxi Closes)
4/16 @ World Cafe Live in Philadelphia, PA w/ Moon Taxi (The Revivalists Close)
4/17 @ Brooklyn Bowl in Brooklyn, NY w/ Moon Taxi (The Revivalists Close)
4/18 @ Brooklyn Bowl in Brooklyn, NY w/ Moon Taxi (Moon Taxi Closes)
4/19 @ The 9:30 Club in Washington, DC w/ Moon Taxi (The Revivalists Close)
4/22 @ The Sinclair in Boston, MA
4/23 @ Stage One in Fairfield, CT
4/24 @ Stage One in Fairfield, CT
4/26 @ The Chop Shop in Charlotte, NC
4/27 @ Counterpoint Music Festival in Kingston Downs, GA
5/03 @ The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival in New Orleans, LA
5/03 @ The Joy Theatre in New Orleans, LA
More Tour Dates at http://www.therevivalists.com/shows.html
We’re heading down to SXSW in Austin, TX this week and you guys will have few opportunities to check us out. On Thursday will be performing at 2:15pm at the Wind Up Records / Blah Blah Blah Science / My Old Kentucky Blug / Unrecorded SXSW Day Party at La Barbecue (Event Page). Then we’ll be playing that evening (1am) at the Madison House Official SXSW Showcase at Blackheart Bar (Event Page).
Also, make sure you follow us at Twitter @therevivalists if you’re down in Austin this week.
Today is the day! City of Sound, with the live bonus disc is in stores everywhere. City of Sound is a record that has meant a lot to us as we’ve grown as a band over the last few years. As we’ve traveled all over playing shows we have constantly been asked to put out live material, but because we were playing and touring so much, we didn’t have a chance to record anything that lived up to our expectations until this past year. After we signed to Wind-up and started talking about re-releasing City Of Sound we jumped at the opportunity to include these live tracks for free. It gives our fans a chance to go back and listen to the album but now they get a bit extra with it as well.
So go pick up City of Sound, and thanks for all the continuing support:
One week from today, City of Sound will be re-issued with a bonus live disc and from now until then USA Today is streaming the entire album right now at http://www.usatoday.com/life/music/. We’re especially proud of the way that the live disc (which is included in the package for free, and streaming as well) turned out, and are excited that you can finally hear it.
You can Pre-Order City of Sound at:
Our Store – http://therevivalists.spinshop.com/
Amazon.com – http://bit.ly/MIiHWL
Barnes & Noble – http://bit.ly/1jvdDQL
We are incredibly excited to tell you that Wind Up Records will be re-releasing City of Sound on Tuesday March 4th (Mardi Gras Baby!) with a SECOND disc containing over an hour of live tracks that we recorded last Fall. We spent a lot of time sifting through our shows and selecting our favorite performances, and we could not be prouder of the result. We as a band are and always have been really proud of City of Sound, and it has helped us go a long way. We want to thank all of you for helping us along the way.
We have a PRE-ORDER up and running right now where you can get your copy of City of Sound, and also pick up some bundles with exclusive pre-order t-shirts (two shirt color options), and/or a show poster signed by the band from our album release Mardi Gras show on 2/28 at Tipitina’s in New Orleans. And since it is Mardi Gras all pre-orders will come with City of Sound Mardi Gras beads. Also there will be a vinyl edition of City of Sound (printed on Swamp Green colored vinyl) released on April 15th.
Finally, check out a stream of “Concrete (Fish out of Water) (From Harvest The Music)” right now over on RELIX.COM!
LIVE: FALL 2013 BONUS DISC
1. Soul’s Too Loud (Live at Harvest The Music)
2. Concrete (Fish Out Of Water) (Live at Harvest The Music)
3. Upright (Live at Brooklyn Bowl)
4. Sunny Days (Live at Tipitinas)
5. Two Ton Wrecking Ball (Live at Harvest The Music)
6. Catching Fireflies (Live at Tipitinas)
7. Soulfight (Live at Harvest The Music
8. Criminal (Live at Harvest The Music)
We’re gonna be heading out on the road in April for 8 shows with MOON TAXI! Ever since we started touring around the southeast people kept telling us they wanted to see us play with Moon Taxi. After getting to know them and their awesome music, we’re psyched to finally be able to bring people what they’ve been asking for, which will be a rocksplosion of epic proportions brought direct to the people of Auburn (AL), Baton Rouge (LA), Oxford (MS), Charlottesville (VA), Philadelphia (PA), Brooklyn (NY – 2 NIGHTS) & Washington DC!
4/03 – The Sky Bar – Auburn, AL (Moon Taxi Closes)
4/09 – Varsity Theatre – Baton Rouge, LA (We close)
4/10 – The Lyric Oxford, MS (Moon Taxi closes)
4/15 – The Southern- Charlottesville, VA (Moon Taxi Closes)
4/16 – World Cafe Live – Philadelphia, PA (We close)
4/17 – Brooklyn Bowl – Brooklyn, NY (We close)
4/18 – Brooklyn Bowl – Brooklyn, NY (Moon Taxi Closes)
4/19 – 9:30 Club – Washington, DC (We Close)
We are pleased to announce that we have signed a deal with Wind-up Records. They will be re-releasing City of Sound in early 2014, packaged with a live disc. We’re about to start working on our next album, which we plan on releasing in the late summer or fall . Wind-Up is one of the largest independent record labels in the known universe and we’re truly excited for what we can do together. We see this partnership as an opportunity to advance and empower the beautiful thing we have been working on for the last six years. Thank you guys! We could not have done it without all of your love and support.
Full press release with some newly announced tour dates at the bottom is below.
WIND-UP RECORDS SIGNS NEW ORLEANS SEPTET THE REVIVALISTS
PERFORMING ON HBO SERIES TREME DECEMBER 22
PLAYING SOLD OUT BROOKLYN BOWL SHOW NOVEMBER 22; NEW TOUR DATES JUST ANNOUNCED
NEW YORK, NY (November 13, 2013) – Wind-up Records is proud to announce the signing of New Orleans band The Revivalists. The guys have spent the last few years touring all over the country, playing countless sold out shows from California to New York and places in between. They have become a must see band on the festival circuit, performing in featured slots at Bonnaroo, Jazz Fest, Voodoo Music Experience, Governors Ball, The Hangout Festival, Mountain Jam and many more. David Fricke of Rolling Stone says “…a Crescent City-rhythm spin on jam-band jubilee…” Relix adds “…the group’s powerful and accessible sound…with funky grooves and danceable beats…The singer wails with an Eddie Vedder-intensity…”
The Revivalists will showcase their musical prowess when featured in the upcoming fourth and final season of HBO’s acclaimed drama series “Treme” in an episode called “Sunset on Louisianne” airing December 22nd. In the episode the band performs “Concrete (Fish Out Of Water)” off their 2008 self-titled EP at the Always Lounge in NOLA where Davis McAlary (played by Steve Zahn), a part-time DJ, aspiring songwriter and music scenester goes to see them perform.
The Revivalists will release their Wind-up Records debut album in 2014. Until then, they will be touring throughout the United States in support of their album City of Sound. The tour includes a stop in Brooklyn to perform to their third straight sold out crowd at Brooklyn Bowl on November 22nd. Their first stop at the Bowl featured a guest appearance by guitarist Warren Haynes going outside the box with a cover of “Forgot About Dre” – watch it here. Upcoming and new tour dates are listed below. More dates will be added soon.
The Revivalists have been playing nonstop since 2007, crafting a genre-hopping sound that rounds out traditional rock instrumentation with horns and pedal steel guitar and mixes the divergent backgrounds of its individual members with the humid, funky undercurrents of the band’s New Orleans home. The result is like English spoken with an exotic accent: familiar, yet difficult to pin down. Religion aside, a revival is all about the tangible electricity that can only be created when enough like minds are crammed under a single roof for a singular purpose. It’s a spiritual spectacle, a carnival of the divine, a whole greater than the sum of its parts.
The Revivalists are David Shaw (Vocals), Ed Williams (Pedal Steel Guitar), Zack Feinberg (Guitar), Rob Ingraham (Saxophone), George Gekas (Bass), Andrew Campanelli (Drums) and
Michael Girardot (Keys/Trumpet).
2013/2014 Tour Dates:
11/13/13 Bear Creek Music Festival (Benefit Show) Live Oak, FL
11/15/13 Bear Creek Music Festival Live Oak, FL
11/16/13 The Pour House Charleston, SC
11/18/13 Southland Ballroom Raleigh, NC
11/20/13 Capital Ale House Richmond, VA
11/21/13 The Hamilton Washington, DC
11/22/13 Brooklyn Bowl Brooklyn, NY
11/23/13 The Blockley Philadelphia, PA
11/24/13 Garcia’s at The Cap Port Chester, NY
12/05/13 Local 562 St. Petersburg, FL
12/06/13 The Social Orlando, FL
12/07/13 Willcall Miami, FL (Art Basel Afterparty)
12/08/13 Ocean Key Resort Sunset Pier Key West, FL
12/09/13 Ocean Key Resort Sunset Pier Key West, FL
12/27/13 Vinyl Music Hall Pensacola, FL
12/28/13 Vinyl Music Hall Pensacola, FL
12/31/13 The Civic Theatre New Orleans, LA
01/04/14 JamCruise Miami, FL
1/10/14 Funky Biscuit Boca Raton, FL
1/31/14 The Parish Austin, TX
2/01/14 The Prophet Bar Dallas, TX
2/04/14 Hodi’s Half Note Fort Collins, CO
2/05/14 Three20South Breckenridge, CO
2/06/14 Belly Up Aspen Aspen, CO
2/07/14 Agave Avon, CO
2/08/14 Bluebird Theatre Denver, CO
2/10/14 The Bottleneck Lawrence, KS
2/11/14 Old Rock House St. Louis, MO
2/12/14 Mercy Lounge Nashville, TN
2/13/14 Georgia Theatre Athens, GA
2/14/14 Aura Music Festival Live Oak, FL
2/15/14 Soul Kitchen Mobile, AL