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Wilderado hit the road with Mt. Joy, announce May headlining tour

Wilderado embark on the road with Mt. Joy
and announce May headlining tour

Also appearing at several festivals, including Treefort Music Fest,
Shaky Knees and Bottlerock Napa Valley

Wilderado have announced a headlining tour for May 2019, following the upcoming March-April run supporting Mt. Joy. The band will also make appearances at the Treefort, Shaky Knees and Bottlerock Napa Valley music festivals.

Released last year, Wilderado’s latest EP, Favors, marked the dawn of a new era for the Tulsa rockers, reflecting their sound pushing into more nuanced and mature territory than ever before. The band’s most collaborative work yet, it bears the distinctive writing influence and unique sonic sensibilities of all four members (lead singer/guitarist Max Rainer, bassist/vocalist Colton Dearing, guitarist/vocalist Tyler Wimpee, and drummer Justin Kila), and was recorded with production mastermind Phil Ek (Father John Misty, Fleet Foxes). In December, they released an acoustic version of Favors, stripping the songs down to their bare bones and truly revealing their songwriting prowess.

Favors was preceded by pair of EPs – Misty Shrub and Latigo – and a collection of singles released to widespread critical acclaim, with Consequence of Sound hailing their music as “glorious” and Paste Magazine lauding their “South-Central Americana-meets-Laurel Canyon vibe.” Praise across the pond has been similarly effusive, with NME highlighting the band’s “impressive harmonies” and Clash falling for their “natural grace.” The tunes racked up more than 25 million streams on Spotify and helped the group earn festival performances from Bonnaroo to Sasquatch in addition to dates with Band of Horses, Lindsey Buckingham & Christine McVie, Judah & The Lion and more.

Wilderado spent the majority of 2018 on the road in support of Favors, sharing tours with both Rainbow Kitten Surprise and Sure Sure in addition to appearing at the inaugural Grandoozy festival and Austin City Limits. They’re currently putting the finishing touches on new material to be released later this year.

 

Wilderado 2019 Tour Dates

With Mt. Joy:

3/9 – Oklahoma City, OK – Tower Theatre

3/13 – Louisville, KY – Headliners Music Hall

3/14 – St. Louis, MO – Delmar Hall

3/15 – Des Moines, IA – Wooly’s

3/16 – Omaha, NE – The Waiting Room

3/18 – Boulder, CO – Fox Theatre

3/19 – Englewood, CO – Gothic Lounge

3/21 – Salt Lake City, UT – Urban Lounge

3/22 – Boise, ID – Treefort Music Fest 2019 (Wilderado only)

3/23 – Portland, OR – Wonder Ballroom

3/24 – Vancouver, BC – The Imperial

3/26 – Seattle, WA – Neptune Theatre

3/30 – San Francisco, CA – The Fillmore

3/31 – Sacramento, CA – Harlow’s

4/4 – San Luis Obispo, CA – Concerts at Slo Brew Rocks

4/5 – Los Angeles, CA – Teragram Ballroom

4/7 – San Diego, CA – Music Box

Headlining tour:

5/2 – Charlotte, NC – Visulite Theatre

5/3 – Atlanta, GA – Shaky Knees Festival

5/4 – Raleigh, NC – Kings

5/6 – Columbus, OH – The Basement

5/7 – Lexington, KY

5/8 – Pittsburgh, PA – Club Café Live

5/9 – Indianapolis, IN – White Rabbit Cabaret

5/10 – Davenport, IA – Racoon Motel

5/11 – Ames, IA – DG’s Taphouse

5/12 – Fayetteville, AR – George’s Majestic Lounge

5/14 – Memphis, TN – Hi Tone Café

5/15 – New Orleans, LA – Hi-Ho Lounge

5/16 – Houston, TX – House of Blues Peacock

5/17 – Dallas, TX – Deep Ellum Art Co.

5/18 – San Antonio, TX – Paper Tiger

5/20 – Sante Fe, NM – Second Street Brewery – Rufina Taproom

5/21 – Phoenix, AZ – Valley Bar

5/22 – Santa Ana, CA – Constellation Room

5/23 – Santa Barbara, CA – Velvet Jones

5/25 – Napa, CA – Bottlerock Napa Valley

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