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THE LIGHTHOUSE AND THE WHALER Announce Second Leg of U.S. Tour

Cleveland’s THE LIGHTHOUSE AND THE WHALER are gearing up for a 20 date tour that kicks off in Nashville, TN’s The Basement on May 9th and winds out to the West Coast before returning them to their hometown’s Beachland Ballroom on June 2nd.  “I am especially excited to play in L.A. and Salt Lake City,” says vocalist/guitarist Michael LoPresti. “We have a lot of passionate fans in L.A. that we don’t often get a chance to play for so shows there are always really special. Last time through Salt Lake we had one of our most unexpectedly awesome shows there and we’re all really anticipating playing there again.” Philadelphia’s Vita And The Woolf will support.

“I love playing ‘Paths’ and ‘Ascending’ from the EP.  ‘Ascending’ especially is even better live then it is on the EP,” Michael says about the difference between the lushness of the EP and the dynamics of their live show. “We substitute electric guitars for any of the acoustic parts and I think it gives the live performance an especially intense feeling.”

Now as the band gears up for the second leg of their tour in support of the EP, the band is already looking forward to new music.  “We are hard at work on new songs,” Michael says about what’s in store. “We will be releasing a few singles in the very near future as we continue towards our next full length, so hold tight!”

TOUR DATES
on sale Friday, March 2 at 12:00pm Local Time
* Signifies SUPPORT TBA

May 9 – Nashville, TN @ The Basement*
May 10 – Atlanta, GA @ Vinyl
May 11 – New Orleans, LA @ Gasa Gasa
May 12 – Houston, TX @ Rockefeller’s
May 13 – Dallas, TX @ House of Blues – Cambridge Room
May 15 – Austin, TX @ Stubbs Jr.
May 17 – Phoenix, AZ @ The The Rebel Lounge
May 18 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Moroccan Lounge
May 19 – Costa Mesa, CA @ Wayfarer
May 20 – San Diego, CA @ Soda Bar
May 22 – Santa Barbara, CA @ Velvet Jones
May 23 – San Francisco, CA @ Bottom of the Hill
May 25 – Salt Lake City, UT @ Kilby Court
May 26 – Denver, CO @ Lost Lake Lounge
May 27 – Omaha, NE @ Slowdown
May 29 – Davenport, IA @ The Raccoon Motel*
May 30 – Minneapolis, MN @ 7th Street Entry
May 31 – Milwaukee, WI @ Shank Hall
June 1 – Chicago, IL @ Beat Kitchen*
June 2 – Cleveland, OH @ The Beachland Ballroom*

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