UK singer/songwriter Declan McKenna announces US tour dates. This is the first time Declan will be performing live with his band. Full tour dates below. Tickets are on sale now and available for purchase HERE. Declan recently released his EP, LIAR, which is available on all digital sales providers. LIAR includes his breakout single “Brazil,” and “Paracetamol,” as well as two new tracks, “Bethlehem” and “Howl.” In support of the EP, McKenna made his solo US TV debut on Conan on May 25. Check out his performance HERE.
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Declan performed multiple shows at this year’s SXSW Music Festival to a supportive response. NPR noted that “he’s already attracting international attention for songs that are thoughtful and socially conscious well beyond his years” while Milk Crater observed, “an indie protégé, this kid is only going to get bigger and bigger.” He followed SXSW up with a sold out show at Rockwood Music Hall in New York City.
Declan was first noticed in the UK for his self-released track, “Brazil,” a catchy song that criticizes FIFA for awarding the 2014 World Cup tournament to Brazil while ignoring the country’s impoverished population. Named by NME and others as one of the ‘best songs of the past year,’ “Brazil” has been gaining traction in the United States. “Brazil” is currently Top 15 on the Mediabase Alternative Radio chart and is approaching Top 10 at Triple A Radio.
Declan was raised in Hertfordshire UK, a multi-instrumentalist by the time he was a teenager, he began releasing tracks on his bandcamp page when “Brazil” began to attract viral followers in January 2015. He’s since performed at Glastonbury, after winning their Emerging Talent Competition and is confirmed for other festivals this summer, including Field Day, Latitude, Outside Lands and Reeperbahn Festival among others. For more information please visit Declan McKenna official website at www.declanmckenna.net.
US Tour Dates:
August 4 | San Diego, CA | Irenic
August 6 | San Francisco, CA | Outside Lands Festival
August 9 | Colorado Springs, CO | The Black Sheep
August 10 | Denver, CO | Larimer Lounge
August 13 | Kansas City, MO | The Tank Room