Third Man Records: Sun Seeker 2017 Tour Dates, Listen!
Sun Seeker will hit the the road this fall in support of their Biddeford EP. These dates kick off on September 12 at the Caledonia Lounge in Athens, GA before taking the group through New Orleans, Austin, Chicago, Philadelphia, Boston, Brooklyn and more, culminating on October 16 at The Open Chord in Knoxville, TN. Tickets go on sale this Friday (8/4/17) at 12pm local time. Biddeford was released on July 14, 2017 via Jack White’s imprint, Third Man Records. The video for “Won’t Keep Me Up At Night” has been embedded above.
Sun Seeker has drawn applause for their unhurried breed of Cosmic American Music and with BIDDEFORD (Third Man Records), their long awaited debut EP, the Nashville-based band more than affirm their promise. The EP – which follows Sun Seeker’s widely acclaimed Third Man debut single, 2016’s “Georgia Dust” b/w “No One Knows” (TMR322) – sees Alex Benick (guitar, vocals), Asher Horton (bass guitar, vocals), and Ben Parks (drums, vocals) exploring nostalgia, melancholy, and emotional turmoil via laidback psychedelia pollinated with tight harmonies, classic folk songcraft, and country rock spirit, an ageless approach that is simultaneously archetypal and now utterly their own. Songs like “With Nothing (But Our Last Words)” and the yearning “Won’t Keep Me Up At Night” meld Benick’s candid lyricism and stark melodies with creative arrangement and production technique, fashioning a sonic world to match their interior emotional scope.
Now all 21, the “bunch of musical friends” at the core of Sun Seeker have been collaborating in some sense since eighth grade. The trio formed a loose collective of combos, playing together in each other’s bands, with Sun Seeker officially convening in January 2013. The band became fast favorites on the Nashville scene, earning word of mouth and a fervent fan following via an electric live presence and a striking collection of songs. Sun Seeker will celebrate BIDDEFORD with intense national touring, not dissimilar to the approach they took in building a hometown following. The band plan to use the time between runs to record their now eagerly anticipated debut album, still determined to keep venturing forward, developing and expanding the distinctive parameters of their own intrepid sound and vision.
Sun Seeker 2017 Tour Dates
9/12 – Caledonia Lounge – Athens, GA
9/13 – The Syndicate Lounge – Birmingham, AL
9/14 – Three Keys at the Ace Hotel – New Orleans, LA
9/15 – Proud Larry’s – Oxford, MS
9/16 – Merry Widow – Mobile, AL
9/18 – Barracuda – Austin, TX
9/19 – Armoury Deep Ellum – Dallas, TX
9/20 – Warehouse Live – Houston, TX
9/21 – The Vanguard – Tulsa, OK
9/22 – The Riot Room – Kansas City, MO
9/24 – Lost Lake – Denver, CO
9/26 – Racoon Motel – Davenport, IA
9/30 – Iowa State University – Ames, IA
10/2 – Subterranean – Chicago, IL
10/5 – Big Room Bar – Columbus, OH
10/9 – Johnny Brenda’s – Philadelphia, PA
10/10 – Great Scott – Boston, MA
10/11 – Union Pool – Brooklyn, NY
10/12 – DC9 – Washington, DC
10/13 – The Evening Muse – Charlotte, NC
10/16 – The Open Chord – Knoxville, TN