Lake Street Dive

When most people think of defiant music, they think of punk rock or outlaw country. But defying genres while transcending eras and resisting clichés is hard to pin down when it comes to artistry—unless you’re talking about Miss Tess, who does all of that and more on her new release, The Moon Is an Ashtray.

“Ooh. Lake Street Dive. I like them.” An off-handed comment from a friend with musical taste a few degrees away from mine planted the seed that finally bloomed in all its glory last night. Isn’t it funny how much we shape our thoughts about a band based on the personality of those who describe a band to us? You see, Erin, who likes Lake Street Dive, would never be caught dead at a Phish show. She may see Dead and Company, and maybe even saw the Dead proper, growing up in California.

Brandi Carlile’s Girls Just Wanna Weekend—a destination concert vacation produced by Cloud 9 Adventures in partnership with The Bowery Presents—will take place at the all-inclusive Hard Rock Hotel in Riviera Maya, Mexico from January 29-Febraury 2, 2020 and once again feature an all female-fronted lineup. In addition to multiple sets from Carlile, the festival will include performances by Sheryl Crow, Lake Street Dive, Patty Griffin, Lucius, Wanda Sykes (comedy set), KT Tunstall, Jade Bird, Amanda Shires and Yola as well as special guests Ruby Amanfu, Natalie Hemby and Katie Herzig.

The Wood Brothers have announced tour dates this summer with Lake Street Dive. The Nashville-based band—who received a Grammy Award nomination in the "Best Americana Album" field for their 2018 release, 'One Drop of Truth'—will team up with Lake Street Dive for six shows beginning at The Red Hat Amphitheater in Raleigh, NC on June 7.

Levitate Music Festival is proud to announce the 2018 lineup for its sixth annual music festival happening July 7th-8th, 2018. Trey Anastasio Band and The Head And The Heart will be joined by Slightly Stoopid, Rebelution, Lake Street Dive, Stick Figure, Greensky Bluegrass, Twiddle, Stephen Marley, Ripe, and more. A confirmed lineup is listed below. More bands to be announced.
 

Boston, MA bred band Lake Street Dive delivered a high energy 21-song set to a sold out crowd at the Outdoor Beer Garden behind Bell’s Brewery in Kalamazoo, MI on Sunday evening, August 23.

Originally formed in 2004 while studying at Boston’s New England Conservatory of Music, they are named after a popular strip of bars in trumpet/guitarist Mike “McDuck” Olsen’s hometown of Minneapolis, MN.

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