Rounder Records is pleased to announce the signing of Nashville based singer-songwriter Sean McConnell, whose Rounder debut is slated for a summer release.
Although his self-titled new album will serve as his introduction to many listeners, the personable young artist is actually a seasoned, distinctive songwriter and an experienced performer with several D.I.Y. indie releases to his credit. Having built a substantial grass-roots fan base through tireless touring, old-fashioned hard work, and paying his dues, McConnell is now eager to launch the next chapter of his career.
"I kind of feel like I've been in a really long boot camp," he reflects. "I'm really grateful for that, because I feel like I've gained enough experience to know the deal and be prepared for anything. I'm excited to see where the next part of the journey takes me."
Tracy Gershon, Vice President of A&R at Rounder says, “I have been a fan of Sean's songwriting for a long time. I was so excited when he played me this new body of work, and I'm even more excited that Rounder can be a part of his artistic journey.“
In advance of his summer release McConnell has launched a set of tour dates with Drew Holcomb and Kris Allen. He will tour the better part of the U.S. this spring, which will also include solo dates in Nashville, Atlanta and several stops throughout Texas. A full list of dates is included below. McConnell is represented by 333 Entertainment and Brave World Artist Agency.
Upcoming Tour Dates:
2/24/2016 Troubadour (w/ Drew Holcomb) West Hollywood, CA
2/25/2016 The Chapel (w/ Drew Holcomb) San Francisco, CA
2/26/2016 Alladin Theatre (w/ Drew Holcomb) Portland, OR
2/27/2016 The Crocodile (w/ Drew Holcomb) Seattle, WA
2/28/2016 Knitting Factory (w/ Drew Holcomb) Boise, ID
3/4/2016 Eddie's Attic Decatur, GA
3/5/2016 3rd & Lindsley Nashville, TN
3/16/2016 Dosey Doe Music Cafe Conroe, TX
3/17/2016 Dosey Doe Big Barn The Woodlands, TX
3/18/2016 Common Grounds Waco, TX
3/19/2016 River Road Ice House New Braunfels, TX
3/20/2016 The Live Oak Music Hall Fort Worth, TX
3/31/2016 WorkPlay Theatre (w/ Kris Allen) Birmingham, AL
4/9/2016 Cafe 939 (w/ Kris Allen) Boston, MA
4/10/2016 Tupelo Music Hall (w/ Kris Allen) Manchester, NH
4/12/2016 The Lovin Cup (w/ Kris Allen) Rochester, NY
4/14/2016 The Ark (w/ Kris Allen) Ann Arbor, MI
4/15/2016 Seven Steps Up (w/ Kris Allen) Spring Lake, MI
4/29/2016 City Winery (w/ Kris Allen) Nashville, TN
5/31/2016 Old Rock House (w/ Kris Allen) St. Louis, MO
6/1/2016 CSPS (w/ Kris Allen) Cedar Rapids, IA
6/2/2016 Cedar Cultural Center (w/ Kris Allen) Minneapolis, MN
6/3/2016 Shank Hall (w/ Kris Allen) Milwaukee, WI
6/4/2016 City Winery (w/ Kris Allen) Chicago, IL
6/7/2016 World Cafe Live (w/ Kris Allen) Philadelphia, PA
6/8/2016 The Hamilton (w/ Kris Allen) Washington, D.C.
6/10/2016 Cat's Cradle (w/ Kris Allen) Carborro, NC
6/11/2016 Neighborhood Theater (w/ Kris Allen) Charlotte, NC