Thursday, August 28, 2014

Yelawolf announces the Slumerican Made fall tour

Alabama rapper Yelawolf is preparing to release his second solo album, Love Story, sometime before the end of the year and he has just announced a big fall tour dubbed Slumerican Made that will make a stop in the Triangle.

Yelawolf will play the Lincoln Theatre in Raleigh on Friday, December 19. Ritzz, Big Henry and DJ Klever will open. Tickets are on sale now via Etix for $22. There are also VIP tickets available for $75.

Check out Yelawolf's latest single, "Honey Brown," below.

Saintseneca announces fall tour, coming to Chapel Hill

Up and coming Ohio indie folk band Saintseneca released their Anti- Records released sophomore album Dark Arc earlier this year and the band are hitting the road on a big fall tour in support of it.

They'll play Local 506 in Chapel Hill on Tuesday, November 11. Tickets are on sale now via Ticketfly for $10.

Check out Sainseneca's recent set for NPR's Tiny Desk series below featuring the songs "Happy Alone," "Fed Up With Hunger" and "Blood Bath."

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Merge to reissue East River Pipe's 'The Gasoline Age' in October

Continuing the celebration of their 25th anniversary reissue series, Merge Records has just announced the latest release that's in the batter's box.

On October 7 the label will release East River Pipe's 1999 album The Gasoline Age on vinyl for the first time. The release will include a download of the album as well as nine previously unreleased from the East River Pipe archives. Check out the complete track list below.

Listen to the album's penultimate song, "Atlantic City (Gonna Make a Million Tonight)," below.

Ty Dolla $ign announces In Too Deep fall tour

Los Angeles up and coming hip hop artist Ty Dolla $ign released his debut EP earlier this year titled Beach House, a new mixtape titled Sign Language earlier this week, and his debut full length is expected out later this year. On top of that he recorded the song "Shell Shocked" for the new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie. Now he has announced a big fall tour that will bring him to the Triangle.

Ty will play the Cat's Cradle in Carrboro on Sunday, October 19. Tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. today, August 27, via Ticketfly for $20.

Check out the music video for the song "Or Nah" featuring the The Weeknd, Wiz Khalifa, and DJ Mustard from the Beach House EP below.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Phillip Phillips announces fall tour, coming to Durham

Georgia singer-songwriter and American Idol season 11 winner Phillip Phillips released his sophomore album earlier this year titled Behind the Light. He has just announced a fall tour that will bring him to the Triangle.

Phillips will play the Durham Performing Arts Center on Sunday, November 2. Tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. on Friday, August 29, via the venue box office and Ticketmaster for $49.50.

Check out the music video for the song "Raging Fire" from the album Behind the Light below.

Monday, August 25, 2014

Lost in the Trees & Gross Ghost to play Hopscotch preshow

When we told you about the announcement of the Hopscotch Music Festival day parties for 2014, there was still a big "TBA" listed for the Wednesday night pre-festival party at the Lincoln Theatre.

Now we know that the bands playing that night will be local heavy-hitters Lost in the Trees and Gross Ghost. Tickets for the show are on sale now via Etix for $15.

Check out Lost in the Trees performing a stripped down version of the song "Daunting Friend" from their latest album Past Life for radio station WNRN in Charlottesville below.