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Edward Sharpe And The Magnetic Zeros Announce Summer Headline Dates — “Rituals” Episode Premieres Today

| 20 March 2013 | Reply


Los Angeles, CA – March 19, 2013 – Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros today announced an extensive run of live headline dates to kick off in May 2013 in addition to previously announced festival appearances at McDowell Mountain Music Festival, Beale Street Music Festival, Bottle Rock Festival, Sasquatch Festival, Governor’s Ball Music Festival, Bonnaroo, Firefly Music Festival, Kanrocksas Music Festival, and Floydfest. The band will travel to Europe in July for dates in Portugal, Ireland, and the UK with more international dates to be announced soon. Pre-sale for most dates begins this Wednesday at 10:00 AM PDT with general on sales this Friday, March 22nd. For details on each show, please click HERE.

Additionally, the band’s episode of “Rituals” premiered today via Trash Lab. The episode follows the happenings of the band in Santa Barbara before a live performance at the Santa Barbara Bowl. Led by Alex Ebert, the audience is introduced to the chants, the yoga moves, and the backstage antics that go into the making of a successful performance by the 12-piece band. To watch the episode, click HERE.

Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros’ latest release, Here, was released in May of 2012 and debuted at #1 on the Independent Music Chart and #5 on the Billboad Top 200 Chart the week after its release. Relix Magazine hailed it as “an album full of undeniable folk-rock hooks, gospel overtones, infectious lyrics, orchestral swells and a whole lot of love.” Entertainment Weekly praised the album for it’s “lovely troubadour melodies.” The band has been putting the final touches on the follow up to Here, which will be released in early Summer 2013 via Community Music.

Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros 2013 Live Dates:

3/22 – Phoenix, AZ – McDowell Mountain Music Festival

5/1 – West Palm Beach, FL – Sunfest

5/3 – Memphis, TN – Beale Street Music Festival

5/7 – Albuquerque, NM – Sunshine Theatre

5/11 – Napa, CA – Bottle Rock Festival

5/23 – Stateline, NV – Montbleu Resort Casino & Spa

5/25 – Portland, OR – Tom McCall Waterfront Park

5/26 – Quincy, WA – Sasquatch Music Festival [SOLD OUT]

5/28 – Billings, MT – Babcock Theatre

5/29 – Jackson, WY – Pink Garter Theatre

5/30 – Salt Lake City, UT – Red Butte Garden Amphitheatre

6/2 – Morrison, CO – Red Rocks Amphitheater [SOLD OUT]

6/5 – Des Moines, IA – Simon Estes Riverfront Amphitheatre

6/8 – New York, NY – Governors Ball Music Festival – Randall’s Island Park

6/9 – Portland, ME – State Theatre

6/11 – Shelburne, VT – The Green at Shelburne Museum

6/12 – Montreal, QC – Club Soda

6/15 – Atlanta, GA – Candler Park

6/13 – 6/16 – Manchester, TN – Bonnaroo Music Festival

6/21 – Norfolk VA – The Norva

6/21 – 6/23  – Dover, DE – Firefly Music Festival

6/24 – Kalamazoo, MI – Kalamazoo State Theatre

6/25 – Minneapolis, MN – Cabooze Outdoor Plaza

6/29 – Kansas City, KS – Kanrocksas

7/12 – Lisbon, Portugal – Optimus Alive

7/14 – Dublin, Ireland – Phoenix Park

/19 – London, UK – Somerset House

7/20 – Lewes, UK – Gentleman of the Road Stopover

7/27 – Floyd, VA – Floydfest

8/4 – Los Angeles, CA – Hollywood Bowl

8/23 – Simcoe, ON – Gentleman of the Road Stopover [SOLD OUT]

8/29 – Kennett Square, PA – Longwood Gardens

8/30 – Troy, OH – Troy Memorial Stadium [SOLD OUT]

9/1 – Aspen, CO – Snowmass Conference Center

9/6 – Guthrie, OK – Cottonwood Flats Campground [SOLD OUT]

9/13 – St. Augustine, FL – Francis Field [SOLD OUT]

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Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros formed in 2007 after singer Alex Ebert met fellow singer Jade Castrinos outside of a cafe in downtown Los Angeles. In 2009 the 10 member troupe released their debut album Up From Below which featured the universally appealing hit “Home” as well as fan favorite’s “40 Day Dream” and “Janglin”.

The past few years have been spent constantly touring the world while winning over audiences at festivals like Coachella, Bonnaroo, Lollapalooza, Leeds, Austin City Limits and more. Their follow up album Here featuring “Man On Fire” and “That’s What’s Up” was released in May of 2012 and a third album is expected in the early summer 2013.

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