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Middle Kids Extend North American Tour

Sydney trio Middle Kids are hard at work on their highly anticipated debut album, but will take a break from the studio next month to return to the US to play festivals and their own headline shows. The band will play Lollapalooza (including a very special afterparty with Mac Demarco), Osheaga, and will open for Sylvan Esso as part of the BRIC: Celebrate Brooklyn! series. Also, announcing today is a headlining show at Music Hall of Williamsburg in Brooklyn on September 16th. Tickets go on sale this Friday, June 16th.

The band recently stopped by the triple j studios in Sydney to deliver this incredible cover of “Don’t Dream It’s Over” for Like A Version. Stereogum described the track as “vulnerable and acoustic and lovely.”

Earlier this year, Middle Kids made their Late Night US TV debut with a commanding performance of the hit single “Edge Of Town,” on Conan, cementing their status as a band to watch for 2017. They also delivered buzzworthy performances on KCRWKEXP and Sirius XMU.

The band’s debut single, Edge Of Town, continues its ascent in alternative radio, picking up new adds from SiriusXM Alt Nation, WWCD, KRBZ, WEQX, KRXF, WEDG and KYRK in addition to continued support from Sirius XMU. The song has been streamed over 7 million times on Spotify.

Led by singer-songwriter-guitarist Hannah Joy, with Tim Fitz (producer and multi-instrumentalist), and Harry Day (drums) rounding out the team, Middle Kids combine echoes of the infamous female-fronted indie rock bands of the 90s and early 2000s, like Sleater-Kinney, The Breeders, and Belly, with thoroughly modern production and a deep love and respect of the songwriting process. The band’s anthemic sound is a combination of hooky tune craft, ripping Music Row-inspired slide guitar leads, and soaring melodic vocals. Middle Kids shine especially bright live, where an added gear takes them from 0 to 60 in quiet-to-loud dynamics with hair-raising emotional impact. There’s a contagious joy to this new band – wide-eyed and optimistic, but with an emotional rawness that touches the nerve of even the first-time listener.

MIDDLE KIDS NORTH AMERICAN TOUR DATES
Wed July 26 || Brooklyn, NY || Celebrate Brooklyn at Prospect Park Bandshell w/ Sylvan Esso
Sun July 30 || Detroit, MI || Mo Pop Festival
Thurs August 3 || Chicago, IL || Lollapalooza
Fri Aug 4 || Chicago, IL || Concord Music Hall w/ Mac DeMarco
Sun Aug 6 || Montreal, QC || Osheaga Music Festival
Sun Aug 27 || Scranton, PA || ALTitude Music Festival
Thurs Aug 31 || Vancouver, BC || Biltmore Cabaret
Sat Sept 2 || Seattle, WA || Bumbershoot
Thurs Sept 7 || Minneapolis, MN || 7th Street Entry
Fri Sept 8 || Kansas City, MO || KRBZ Buzz Beach Ball Festival
Sat Sept 9 || St. Louis, MO || LouFest
Sun Sept 10 || Columbus, OH || The Basement
Tues Sept 12 || Toronto, ON || Horseshoe Tavern
Wed Sept 13 || Montreal, QC || Petit Campus
Fri Sept 15 || Boston, MA || Brighton Music Hall
Sat Sept 16 || New York, NY || Music Hall of Williamsburg
Tues Sept 19 || Philadelphia, PA || Johnny Brenda’s
Wed Sept 20 || Washington, DC || Rock & Roll Hotel
Fri Sept 22 || Atlanta, GA || The Masquerade – Purgatory
Sun Sept 24 || Las Vegas, NV || Life Is Beautiful
Thurs Sept 28 || Los Angeles, CA || Teragram Ballroom
Fri Sept 29 || San Francisco, CA || The Independent
Sat Sept 30 || Santa Cruz, CA || The Catalyst Atrium
Mon Oct 2 || San Diego, CA || The Casbah
Tues Oct 3 || Phoenix, AZ || Valley Bar
Thurs Oct 5 || El Paso, TX || Lowbrow Palace
Oct 6-8 || Austin, TX || Austin City Limits
Oct 13-15 || Austin, TX || Austin City Limits

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