Fruition Announce 2016 New Years Run

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Submitted by -Echo Ave Thu, 08/18/2016 - 12:44 pm

Dynamic Roots band Fruition has announced a fall tour in support of the group's critically album Labor of Love (released April 22nd via Randm Records). The band is also happy to announce the long-awaited release of Labor of Love on vinyl, now available with instant download HERE, on tour or at your local record store. The tour will feature performances in NYC at Brooklyn Bowl, Washington, D.C. Toronto, Denver, Aspen and will close out the year with a three night run at the Wonder Ballroom in Portland, OR. Select cities will include appearances with Yonder Mountain String Band, Galactic, Greensky Bluegrass, Railroad Earth and The Infamous Stringdusters. See full tour dates below.

With the release of Labor of Love, Fruition has received a wide variety of support, from Paste, Relix, Elmore, SiriusXM's JamOn and The Oregonian, to Live For Live Music who said, "Fruition have reached a new level with this album…they’ve given the world a wonderful example of what dedication and soul can accomplish when people work together." Check out the band's new live clip of "The Meaning" shot in Portland before they left for tour HERE.

Fruition's unique blend of roots-rock, bluegrass and jamgrass picking with soul sensibilities formed organically on the streets of Portland. The group began simply as three friends busking but they quickly gained attention with their must-see engaging performances and impromptu musicality. As the band took on a road warrior mentality as they began touring relentlessly, captivating audiences with their string-fused melodic songs. The band's first full-length album debuted at #11 on Soundscan's Bluegrass Chart while landing them performances at major festivals, including Bonnaroo and Telluride Bluegrass where Rolling Stone reviewed their performance, noting it as a set of "raucous originals filled with heartfelt lyrics and stadium-worthy energy."

Though the stages continue to become bigger with audiences growing in size, Fruition remains true and humble to their roots. They recently were the topic of discussion in the band's hometown paper The Oregonian (view the feature HERE) and performed on Oregon Public Broadcasting (view the live performances HERE).

Labor of Love displays Fruition achieving a progressive sound that showcases the band's ability to feel free in songcraft exploration. The result is an album that Sound & Silence calls "...mature, bold and captivating..."

Catch Fruition on tour in a city near you this Fall! For ticketing, concert information and more, visit: http://www.fruitionband.com/

Fruition Fall Tour 2016

8/19 - John’s Alley - Moscow, ID
8/20 - Sawtooth Valley Gathering - Stanley, ID
8/23 - State Room - Salt Lake City, UT
8/24 - Town Square - Jackson, WY
8/25 - Concert Series -  Big Sky, MT
8/26 - River City Roots - Missoula, MT
8/27 - Dedication Festival - Columbia Falls, MT
9/10 - Worthy Brewing - Bend, OR
9/15 - Kent Stage - Cleveland, OH
9/16 - Deep Roots Mountain Revival - Cascade, WV
9/17 - The Festy New England - Canton, MA
9/18 - CityFolk Festival - Ottawa, ON
9/19 - Drake Hotel - Toronto, Canada
9/21 - Iron Horse - Northhampton, MA
9/22 - State Theatre - Portland, ME (w/ Greensky Bluegrass)
9/23-24 - Higher Ground - Burlington, VT (w/ Greensky Bluegrass)
9/25 - Waterhole - Saranac Lake, NY
9/28 - TBA
9/29 - Brooklyn Bowl - Brooklyn, NY
9/30 - World Cafe Live - Philadelphia, PA
10/1 - The Hamilton Live - Washington, DC
10/3 - Capital Ale House - Richmond, VA
10/5 - Workplay - Birmingham, AL (w/ Yonder Mountain String Band)
10/6 - Jessye Norman Amphitheatre - Augusta, GA (w/ Yonder Mountain String Band)
10/7 - Mustang Music Festival - Mustang, NC
10/8 - The Festy Experience - near Charlottesville, VA
10/10-14 - TBA
10/15 - Hillberry - Ozark, AR
10/18 - TBA
10/19 - Slowdown - Omaha, NE
10/21 - Ogden Theatre - Denver, CO
10/22 - Belly Up - Aspen, CO
10/27 - Hulaween - Live Oak, FL
11/4 - Variety Playhouse - Atlanta, GA (w/ Galactic)
11/5 - Georgia Theatre - Athens, GA (w/ Galactic)
11/6 - Duling Hall - Jackson, MS (w/ Galactic)
11/9 - Varsity Theatre - Baton Rouge, LA (w/ Galactic)
11/10 - Aztec - San Antonio, TX (w/ Galactic)
11/11 - House of Blues - Houston, TX (w/ Galactic)
11/12 - Emo’s - Austin, TX (w/ Galactic)
11/13 - TBA
12/29-31 - Wonder Ballroom - Portland, OR*

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