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Brand New Heavies Announce U.S. Tour Dates – New EP ‘TBNHND’ Out Summer 2016‏

Brand New Heavies featuring N’Dea Davenport will be playing select American dates this summer showcasing brand new music to be released in 2016 and 2017. The band plan to release and EP of new material, entitled TBNHND (Ear Music/Edel) as well as the sequel to The Heavy Rhyme Experience Vol. I originally released in 1992. The album featured collaborations with Guru of Gang Starr, Grand Puba, Main Source, and The Pharcyde to name a few and Brand New Heavies will be recording the next volume in New York City next month, announcing collaborators soon. This batch of new music follows 2014’s Sweet Freaks. 

The Heavies are also excited to announce the return of vocalist N’Dea Davenport who last worked with the group in 2013. The line-up is rounded out by original founding members, producer writers, Simon Bartholomew on guitar and Andrew Levy on bass, in addition to 12 year collaborator/ keyboard master, Matt Steele all combining their eclectic musicianship to bring the band’s patented blend of acid jazz, soul, funk and Disco.

Brand New Heavies Live Dates (More TBA):

June 3rd    New York, NY – B.B. Kings

June 5th    Columbia, MD – Capital Jazz Fest at Merriweather Post Pavilion     

June 15th  Detroit, MI – Chene Park Amphitheater

June 30th  New Orleans, LA – Essence Fest at Mercedes-Benz Superdome

July 2nd    Atlanta, GA – The Buckhead Theater

July 3rd     New Orleans, LA – Essence Fest at Mercedes-Benz Superdome

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