The Arcs Launch North American Spring Tour

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The Arcs kick off their North American spring tour at the Commodore Ballroom in Vancouver tonight. The "West Coast Caravan" leg of the tour also includes stops in Seattle, Portland, San Francisco, LA, and more, plus two appearances at the Coachella festival. The band then heads eastward for shows in Denver, St. Louis, Austin, New Orleans, and more, making a final stop at the Beale Street Music Festival in Memphis on May 1. The band will perform at several North American festivals in July, including the just-announced Newport Folk Festival.

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The Arcs—Dan Auerbach, Leon Michels, Richard Swift, Homer Steinweiss, and Nick Movshon—along with special guests Mariachi Flor de Toloache, kick off their North American spring tour at the Commodore Ballroom in Vancouver tonight. The "West Coast Caravan" leg of the tour, where you can pick up the t-shirt pictured above, also includes stops in Seattle and Portland and sold-out shows in San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Diego, and Pomona, plus two appearances at the Coachella festival. The band then heads eastward for shows in Denver, St. Louis, Austin, New Orleans, and more, making a final stop at the Beale Street Music Festival in Memphis on May 1.

The band is also slated to perform at several North American festivals this summer, including Forecastle, Wayhome, Lollapalooza, Osheaga, and their just-announced addition to the Newport Folk Festival line-up, plus newly announced shows in Asheville, Richmond, and Detroit. See below for all of the currently scheduled shows, or visit nonesuch.com/on-tour.

The Arcs released their debut album, Yours, Dreamily, last year on Nonesuch to critical acclaim, with Rolling Stone saying it “takes what Auerbach does at his best, in and out of the Keys—confessional, texturally enriched blues propelled with garage-rock force—and adds a riveting jump in eccentricity.”

Their live show has received no less praise, with the New York Times describing it as a “rock and soul revue that can knock out Motown beats, fuzz-toned boogies or slow-grooving R&B,” adding that they “revved up rockabilly and Bo Diddley beats, and Mr. Auerbach’s voice was perched, not at all precariously, between desperation and defiance.” The Washington Post says, “When the Arcs take the stage, expect a party among friends that takes its form in expansive solos, singalong choruses and general merriment.”

THE ARCS ON TOUR

Apr 11 Commodore Ballroom Vancouver, BC
Apr 12 The Moore Theatre Seattle, WA
Apr 13 Roseland Theater Portland, OR
Apr 15 The Fillmore - SOLD OUT San Francisco, CA
Apr 16 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival Indio, CA
Apr 19 Henry Fonda Theatre - SOLD OUT Los Angeles, CA
Apr 20 The Observatory North Park - SOLD OUT San Diego, CA
Apr 22 The Glass House - SOLD OUT Pomona, CA
Apr 23 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival Indio, CA
Apr 25 Ogden Theatre Denver, CO
Apr 26 Liberty Hall Lawrence, KS
Apr 27 The Pageant St. Louis, MO
Apr 29 Levitation Festival Austin, TX
Apr 30 House of Blues New Orleans, LA
May 1 Beale Street Music Festival Memphis, TN
     
Jul 15 The Orange Peel Asheville, NC
Jul 16 Forecastle Festival Louisville, KY
Jul 17 Sloss Music & Arts Festival Birmingham, AL
Jul 19 The National Richmond, VA
Jul 22 Newport Folk Festival Newport, RI
Jul 23 CMAC Canandaigua, NY
Jul 24 Wayhome Music & Arts Festival Oro-Medonte, ON
Jul 26 St. Andrew's Hall Detroit, MI
Jul 28 Lollapalooza Chicago, IL
Jul 29-31 Osheaga Music Festival Montreal, QC
     

 

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  • Monday, April 11, 2016
    The Arcs Launch North American Spring Tour

    The Arcs—Dan Auerbach, Leon Michels, Richard Swift, Homer Steinweiss, and Nick Movshon—along with special guests Mariachi Flor de Toloache, kick off their North American spring tour at the Commodore Ballroom in Vancouver tonight. The "West Coast Caravan" leg of the tour, where you can pick up the t-shirt pictured above, also includes stops in Seattle and Portland and sold-out shows in San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Diego, and Pomona, plus two appearances at the Coachella festival. The band then heads eastward for shows in Denver, St. Louis, Austin, New Orleans, and more, making a final stop at the Beale Street Music Festival in Memphis on May 1.

    The band is also slated to perform at several North American festivals this summer, including Forecastle, Wayhome, Lollapalooza, Osheaga, and their just-announced addition to the Newport Folk Festival line-up, plus newly announced shows in Asheville, Richmond, and Detroit. See below for all of the currently scheduled shows, or visit nonesuch.com/on-tour.

    The Arcs released their debut album, Yours, Dreamily, last year on Nonesuch to critical acclaim, with Rolling Stone saying it “takes what Auerbach does at his best, in and out of the Keys—confessional, texturally enriched blues propelled with garage-rock force—and adds a riveting jump in eccentricity.”

    Their live show has received no less praise, with the New York Times describing it as a “rock and soul revue that can knock out Motown beats, fuzz-toned boogies or slow-grooving R&B,” adding that they “revved up rockabilly and Bo Diddley beats, and Mr. Auerbach’s voice was perched, not at all precariously, between desperation and defiance.” The Washington Post says, “When the Arcs take the stage, expect a party among friends that takes its form in expansive solos, singalong choruses and general merriment.”

    THE ARCS ON TOUR

    Apr 11 Commodore Ballroom Vancouver, BC
    Apr 12 The Moore Theatre Seattle, WA
    Apr 13 Roseland Theater Portland, OR
    Apr 15 The Fillmore - SOLD OUT San Francisco, CA
    Apr 16 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival Indio, CA
    Apr 19 Henry Fonda Theatre - SOLD OUT Los Angeles, CA
    Apr 20 The Observatory North Park - SOLD OUT San Diego, CA
    Apr 22 The Glass House - SOLD OUT Pomona, CA
    Apr 23 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival Indio, CA
    Apr 25 Ogden Theatre Denver, CO
    Apr 26 Liberty Hall Lawrence, KS
    Apr 27 The Pageant St. Louis, MO
    Apr 29 Levitation Festival Austin, TX
    Apr 30 House of Blues New Orleans, LA
    May 1 Beale Street Music Festival Memphis, TN
         
    Jul 15 The Orange Peel Asheville, NC
    Jul 16 Forecastle Festival Louisville, KY
    Jul 17 Sloss Music & Arts Festival Birmingham, AL
    Jul 19 The National Richmond, VA
    Jul 22 Newport Folk Festival Newport, RI
    Jul 23 CMAC Canandaigua, NY
    Jul 24 Wayhome Music & Arts Festival Oro-Medonte, ON
    Jul 26 St. Andrew's Hall Detroit, MI
    Jul 28 Lollapalooza Chicago, IL
    Jul 29-31 Osheaga Music Festival Montreal, QC
         

     

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