Lotus Announces Winter 2014 Tour Dates

Article Contributed by Giant Step | Published on Monday, November 11, 2013

Warm up this winter with Lotus as the electronic 5-piece announces new dates in 2014. The band kicks off with two nights at Burlington’s Higher Ground followed by Boston, New Haven, Rochester, Cleveland, Royal Oak and Pittsburgh. The current schedule ends with a two-night run at Denver’s Fillmore Auditorium before headlining two nights at AURA Music Festival.The group rounds out 2013 with the previously announced post-Thanksgiving show at New York City’s Terminal 5 and two night New Year’s Eve run at Philadelphia’s Electric Factory.Lotus continues to tour in support of Monks, the latest release featuring the band’s studio work as a sample source but recontextualized as classic hip-hop. The album includes guest rappers Gift of Gab, Mr. Lif, Doodlebug, Lyrics Born, Ozay Moore, Ras Arcane and more while instrumental interludes create cinematic vignettes. Vibe states, “It's Tribe meets Digable Planets with a tight facelift,” while Earmilk calls it “one of Lotus’ most appealing albums to date.”Monks is available for free on the band’s Bandcamp page. Fans can also purchase via iTunes, order vinyl on Bandcamp and stream on SoundCloud.Lotus is composed of Mike Greenfield (Drums), Jesse Miller (Bass, Sampler), Luke Miller (Guitar, Keys), Mike Rempel (Guitar) and Chuck Morris (Percussion).Lotus on TourNovember30- New York, NY- Terminal 5December30- Philadelphia, PA- Electric Factory31- Philadelphia, PA- Electric FactoryJanuary 20144-9- The Open Seas, FL- Jam Cruise22- So. Burlington, VT- Higher Ground23- So. Burlington, VT- Higher Ground *24- Boston, MA- House Of Blues *26- New Haven, CT- Toad's Place *29- Rochester, NY- Water Street Music Hall30- Cleveland, OH- Beachland Ballroom31- Royal Oak, MI- Royal Oak Theatre %February1- Pittsburgh, PA- Stage AE7- Denver, CO- Fillmore Auditorium8- Denver, CO, Fillmore Auditorium14-16 - Live Oak, FL - AURA Music Festival (headlining two days, exact days TBA)* w/ The Werks% w/ Conspirator