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VANCE JOY RELEASES ACOUSTIC VERSION OF “SATURDAY SUN”

After wrapping up a pair of Coachella performances, Vance Joy is back out on the North American leg of his biggest headline world tour thus far, celebrating the release of his new sophomore album Nation of Two (Atlantic Records). Today, he releases a brand new acoustic version of his smash single “Saturday Sun,” which is currently climbing multiple radio, sales and streaming charts nationwide. “Saturday Sun” (Acoustic) is now available at all DSPs. Earlier this week, Joy added to his tour agenda a highly-anticipated July 6th date at Los Angeles’ Greek Theatre, which is on sale today at www.vancejoy.com. See all dates below.

Tonight at 9:00pm ET/PT, the broadcast premiere of Vance Joy’s concert special on AT&T* AUDIENCE Network will air via DIRECTV Ch 239, AT&T U-verse Ch 1114 and streaming on-demand through DIRECTV NOW. The concert special highlights Vance Joy’s poetic pop melodies and beloved, sing-along anthems, and includes an in-depth interview with Ted Stryker. Watch a preview of the showHERE; and watch a sneak peek of Vance Joy’s performance of “Saturday Sun” HERE.

Nation of Two – which includes previous hit single “Lay It On Me” in addition to “Saturday Sun” – has been streamed over 150 million times globally since its February 23rd release. The 13-track collection debuted at No. 10 on the Billboard 200 and at No. 5 on the Current Album Sales chart. Nation of Two will receive a vinyl release on May 25th, pre-order HERE.

Only a few weeks ago, Joy released a romantic and dreamy visual companion for “Saturday Sun,” watch here: https://youtu.be/uKqMNQkjHmI.The eye-catching video was directed by The Young Astronauts and stars a suited-up, corporate version of Vance Joy, who finds himself daydreaming on the job. His weekend memories of finding new love collide with his boring daily work routine, blending his colorful imagination into reality.

MAY

5 – Memphis, TN – Beale Street*

6 – Atlanta, GA – Shaky Knees*

8 – St. Augustine, FL – St. Augustine Amphitheatre

10 – Nashville, TN – Ascend Amphitheatre

11 – Charlotte, NC – Charlotte Metro Credit Union Amphitheatre

12 – Cary, NC – Koka Booth Amphitheatre

15 – Charlottesville, VA – Sprint Pavilion

16 – Columbus, OH – Express Live!

18 – Pittsburgh, PA – Stage AE

19 – Portsmouth, VA – Union Bank & Trust Pavilion

22 – Detroit, MI – Fox Theatre

24 – Grand Rapids, MI – 20 Monroe – SOLD OUT

25 – Chicago, IL – Rosement Theatre

26 – St. Louis, MO – Fox Theatre

30 – Denver, CO – Red Rocks Amphitheatre

JUNE

1 – St. Paul, MN – Myth Live

2 – Milwaukee, WI – Eagles Ballroom

5 – Cleveland, OH – Jacobs Pavilion

6 – Rochester, NY – The Dome Arena

8 – Uncasville, CT – Mohegan Sun Arena

9 – Gilford, NH – Bank of NH Pavilion

11 – Albany, NY – Palace Theatre

12 – Washington, DC – The Anthem

14 – Brooklyn, NY – Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival at the Prospect Park Bandshell

15 – Boston, MA – Blue Hills Bank Pavilion

16 – Dover, DE – Firefly*

21 – Montreal, Canada – Bell Centre

22 – Toronto, Canada – Budweiser Stage

25 – Winnipeg, Canada – MTS Centre

27 – Edmonton, Canada – Rogers Place

28 – Calgary, Canada – Scotiabank

30 – Burnbaby, Canada – Deer Lake Park

JULY

1 – Seattle, WA – Marymoor Park

3 – Portland, OR – McMenamins Edgefield Amphitheater

6 – Los Angeles – Greek Theatre

13 – Louisville, KY – Forecastle*

14 – Birmingham, AL – Sloss*

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