The Hold Steady

The Hold Steady are pleased to announce Stay Positive, a charming, illustrated children’s book based on the beloved song of the same name, arriving October 1 via Akashic Books. Pre-orders are available now wherever books are sold. Signed copies of Stay Positive – which features The Hold Steady song illustrated by award-winning cartoonist and comic book author David “El Dee” Espinosa – will also be available.

Fresh off three sold-out London shows for The Weekender 2024, The Hold Steady has announced The Hold Steady Constructive Summer 2024, featuring special weekends of headline shows and exclusive events in Seattle, WA (May 30-June 1), Washington, DC (June 20-22), and Denver, CO (August 22-24), along with a previously announced weekend in Toronto, ON (May 2-4). The band will also be performing in Atlanta from October 3 – 5. Details about these shows to be announced soon.

The Hold Steady continue to commemorate their 20th anniversary by presenting the first-ever Positive Jam, an all-star festival event set for Saturday, August 5 at Arrowood Farms in bucolic Accord, NY. Unified Scene Fan Club Pre-Sales begin today, Wednesday, May 31, at Noon (ET). (Pre-Sale Password: PROGRESS). General On-Sales get underway Friday, June 2 at 10:00 am (ET).

“Not every root sprouts a straight stem, and these Memphis mofos tangle it all up on Mem Mods. Burrowing toward a sound somewhere between Al Green’s backing vocalists and a John Cassavetes soundtrack, the boys get downright funky, showing how far from the tree the vine can bloom.” –Robert Gordon, author of It Came From Memphis

“Masterful.” –Andria Lisle, author of Waking Up In Memphis

FANS and KEEN x Garcia present the full list of artists invited to livestream on Earth Day to raise awareness about Alaska's Tongass National Forest — the largest temperate rainforest, and one of the most carbon-storing terrestrial ecosystems on Earth. The livestream will be a totally unique experience with artist performances coming from unique spaces and iconic venues across the country.

In 2016, The Hold Steady started Massive Nights, a four-night celebration of the band's music and community -- a tradition held annually at Brooklyn Bowl in Williamsburg, New York. On what would have been the 5th Anniversary of this legendary rock 'n' roll gathering, The Hold Steady return to Brooklyn Bowl for a special 3-night live stream event on FANS beginning Thursday, December 3 through Saturday, December 5.

Today, The Ride Festival releases its initial artist lineup for the festival’s 3rd year at Colorado’s breathtaking Telluride Town Park on July 12-13, 2014.  The Ride Fest has quickly garnered a reputation among music fans for its thoughtful performance curation - hand-picking rootsy, rocking talent whose music flawlessly compliments the festival’s stunning Telluride setting.Folk-rock Grammy winners Edward Sharpe and The Magnetic Zeros and Austin-based alt-rockers Spoon

On April 10, Indie rockers The Hold Steady played to a packed house at the Fox Theater here in Boulder.  Appealing to a mix of the young and hip and the grown-up and mellow, this group of rock and roll storytellers put on quite the high energy, low tech spectacle.  Whereas only the night before the Fox Theater had been aglow with BoomBox’s pink, purple, red, and blue lights, the closest thing to the Aurora Borealis that Boulder will ever see, for The Hold Steady the theater was bathed only in dull

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