Elephant Revival Launches 2012 Spring Tour

Article Contributed by McGuckin Enter… | Published on Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Colorado-based acoustic quintet Elephant Revival is about to embark on a spring tour including several notable festival appearances. But first the band makes a  stop at eTown, the internationally syndicated, recorded-live Boulder, Colo., radio show, and delivers several showcases at the International Folk Alliance Conference, February 24-26 in Memphis, Tenn.

Touring behind its sophomore release, BREAK IN THE CLOUDS, Elephant Revival recently received raves from Bluegrass LA, which reported, “Elephant Revival is playing at their very best. The Colorado quintet dabbles in many genres: bluegrass, Americana, psychedelic folk, country, and the list continues. They’ll hit you with five-part harmonies in one song and follow it with a Scottish fiddle instrumental with the next one. Folk ballads, old-time standards or blues jams exploding with strings; Elephant Revival is a refreshing take on the roots music scene.”

Elephant Revival members are: Bonnie Paine (vocals, washboard, djembe and musical saw); Sage Cook (electric banjo/guitar, acoustic guitar, mandolin, viola and vocals); Dango Rose (double-bass, mandolin, banjo and vocals); Daniel Rodriguez (acoustic guitar, electric banjo/guitar and vocals); and Bridget Law (fiddle and vocals).

Elephant Revival dates include:

February 12 – eTown, Boulder, Colo.
February 22 – The Bottleneck, Lawrence, Kan.
February 23 – Old Rock House, St. Louis
February 24-25 – International Folk Alliance Conference, Memphis, Tenn.
February 27 – George’s Majestic Lounge, Fayetteville, Ark.
March 1 – Vilar Performing Arts Center, Beaver Creek, Colo.
March 2– Snowball Music Festival, Avon, Colo.
March 21 – Moonlight on the Mountain, Birmingham, Ala.
March 22-23 – Suwanee Springfest, Live Oak, Fla.
March 24 – Smith’s Olde Bar, Atlanta
March 25 – The One Stop, Asheville, N.C.
March 26 –  3rd & Lindsley, Nashville
March 28 – Woodlands Tavern, Columbus, Ohio
March 29 – Founder’s Brewing Co., Grand Rapids, Mich.
March 30 – Bell’s Brewery, Kalamazoo, Mich.
March 31 – The Ark, Ann Arbor, Mich.
April 1 – Lafayette Brewing Co., Lafayette, Ind.
April 4 – Schuba’s Tavern, Chicago
April 5 – High Noon Saloon, Madison, Wis.
April 6 – First Avenue, Minneapolis
April 7 – DG’s Taphouse, Ames, Iowa
April 18 – University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyo.
April 19-22 – Shakori Hills GrassRoots Festival of Music & Dance, Pittsboro, N.C.
April 27 – Ogden Theatre, Denver
June 2-3 – Ogden Music Festival, Ogden, Utah
June 28-July 1 – Electric Forest Festival, Rothbury, Mich.
August 17-19 – Rocky Mountain Folks Festival, Lyons, Colo.
For more information, see www.elephantrevival.com