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TURKUAZ Release New Single & Video “If I Ever Fall Asleep”

Today, Brooklyn-based nine-piece Turkuaz have released another single, “If I Ever Fall Asleep”, off their upcoming album Life In The City. To accompany the release, the band has also released video of the song being performed live from the studio of vocalist/guitarist Dave Brandwein’s Galaxy Smith Studios – WATCH HERE. Avowed fans of The Talking Heads,they tapped Jerry Harrison of Talking Heads to produce the single. The band’s signature upbeat funk is a contrast to a role-play of the paranoid ramblings of an insomniac before embracing his own unraveling.

“If I Ever Fall Asleep” is the second single from Turkuaz’s forthcoming album Life In The Citydue out September 28th. The release follows the title single “Life In The City” – WATCH HERE. The eye-popping animated video, which  continues the story of On the Run,boasts otherworldly synths and rapturous horns as Turkuaz talks about being so preoccupied with the hustle and bustle of modern life that we’re blind to what’s really going on underneath. Life In The City is available now to pre-order – CLICK HERE.

Turkuaz is currently on the road in support of the new album, travelling across the U.S.Epic performances will electrify Red Rocks in Morrison, CO on September 23rd and The Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, NY on October 19th before the band closes out 2018 with a bang on New Year’s Eve at The Palladium in Worcester, MA. Tickets are on sale now –CLICK HERE for ticket info.

A kaleidoscope of colors, sounds and personality make up the vibrant music of Turkuaz. Balancing male-female harmonies, strutting guitars, wild brass sections, and interminable grooves, this spirit takes shape in the neon hues donned by each respective member on stage via larger-than-life performances that turn into massive dance parties. Bringing light and a self-fulfilling positivity into what can sometimes be a dark and challenging world, Turkuazignites an explosion of funk, alternative, rock, R&B, and psychedelia punctuated by deft musicality and show-stopping singalongs on their fifth full-length album, Life In The City.


September 14                   Greenfield, MA @ Wormtown Music Festival
September 15                   Fredericton, NB, Canada @ Harvest Jazz & Blues Festival

September 20                   Steamboat Springs, CO @ Old Town Pub

September 21                   Steamboat Springs, CO @ Old Town Pub

September 23                   Morrison, CO @ Red Rocks Amphitheatre
October 4                           Syracuse, NY @ Westcott Theater*
October 5                           Buffalo, NY @ Town Ballroom*

October 6                           Saratoga Springs, NY @ Putnam Den*

October 11                        Chattanooga, TN @ Songbirds*

October 12                        Mount Vernon, KY @ The Moonshiner’s Ball

October 14                        Greensboro, NC @ The Blind Tiger*

October 17                        Northampton, MA @ Pearl Street*

October 18                        Providence, RI @ Fete Music Hall*

October 19                        Port Chester, NY @ The Capitol Theatre^

October 24                        Greenville, SC @ The Firmament*

October 25                        Nashville, TN @ Exit/In*

October 26                        Covington, KY @ Madison Theater*

October 28                        Live Oak, FL @ Suwanee Hulaween
October 31                        Asheville, NC @ Salvage Station~

November 1                     Greenville, NC @ State Theatre~

November 2                     Philadelphia, PA @ The Fillmore~

November 3                     Washington DC @ Anthem~

November 8                     Pittsburgh, PA @ The Rex Theater%

November 9                     Columbus, OH @ The Funk’n Beer Fest

November 10                   Indianapolis, IN @ The Vogue#

November 11                   Grand Rapids, MI @ Elevation#

November 14                   Omaha, NE @ The Waiting Room

November 15                   Madison, WI @ High Noon Saloon#

November 16                   Minneapolis, MN @ Fine Line Music Café+

November 17                   Chicago, IL @ Park West

December 29                   Rochester, NY @ Anthology**
December 31                   Worcester, MA @ The Palladium**

January 15                        Miami, FL @ Jam Cruise

* with Butcher Brown

^ with Cory Henry & The Funk Apostles

~ with Lettuce

% with Dynamo

# with Andy Frasco & The UN

+ with Rubblebucket

** with Too Many Zooz

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Head Honcho, Editor in Chief and writer here on VENTS. I don't like walking on the beach, but I love playing the guitar and geeking out about music. I am also a movie maniac and 6 hours sleeper.

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