CATFISH AND THE BOTTLEMEN ANNOUNCE 2019 NORTH AMERICAN FALL TOUR
June 18, 2019 – Hollywood, CA – This fall – as they approach 1 billion global streams –Catfish and the Bottlemen return to the road in North America for a two-week headline tour.
It kicks off September 24 at The Ritz in Raleigh, NC. From there, the critically acclaimed UK rock band stops in major markets and iconic venues across the Eastern seaboard such as Hammerstein Ballroom in New York, NY on September 26, Aragon Ballroom in Chicago, IL on October 5, and the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, TN on October 7 before concluding October 10 in St. Augustine, FL at Backyard Stage at St. Augustine Amphitheatre. Tickets go on-sale Friday, June 21 at 10 A.M. local time. The full itinerary can be found below.
Renowned for explosive gigs, their live presence attracts widespread praise. The Austin American-Statesman called the band “an extraordinarily tight ensemble,” praising their “high-energy live show, with riveting frontman Van McCann at the center of the sonic maelstrom.” After a show in New York City, AXS wrote, “it’s no wonder they’ve become one of the hottest new names in rock music.”
Meanwhile, the group’s third album The Balance, which debuted at #9 on the Top Rock Albums chart, continues to make waves. Its breakout single “Longshot” ascended to #2 at Alternative Radio, where it has spent over six weeks in the top five, and has surpassed 45 million global streams. They recently lit up the Outdoor Stage at Jimmy Kimmel Live! with a performance of “Longshot.” Check it out HERE. “2all,” their second single fromThe Balance, is set to hit alternative radio this summer – watch the music video HERE.
The Balance was recorded by Van McCann (vocals, guitars), Johnny Bond (guitars), Robert ‘Bob’ Hall (drums) and Benji Blakeway (bass) over a 12-month period in the company of Irish producer, Jacknife Lee (U2, The Killers), in two secluded studios; Grouse Lodge, in Moate, Republic of Ireland, and The Chapel in the countryside of East Lincolnshire, and mixed by Craig Silvey (Florence + the Machine, Arcade Fire).