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Brandi Carlile Releases New Video For “Defiant” (NPR) “Mainstream Kid”

Brandi Carlile Releases New Video For "Defiant" (NPR) "Mainstream Kid"

Adds More Shows To "Soaring" 2015 Tour

Announces Special Performance At The Country Music Hall Of Fame June 10 With Q&A

Brandi Carlile announces nine new dates for 'The Firewatcher's Daughter' 2015 tour which is currently selling out shows across the country. The summer tour includes stops at Bonnaroo, Newport Folk Festival, Red Rocks, Wolf Trap and more with Fall shows at Radio City Music Hall in New York, The Wiltern in Los Angeles and two shows at The Paramount Theater in Seattle. All dates below and here.

'The Firewatcher's Daughter' earned Brandi her highest ever chart debut - #9 on Billboard 200, #1 Independent Album chart and #1 rock chart while garnering the best reviews of her career. NPR Fresh Air deemed it "her best yet" and it's garnered endorsements from Pink (who personally requested she sing at the BMI Pop Awards), John Mayer, Reese Witherspoon, Miranda Lambert and even President Obama, who was a guest when Brandi sang w/ The Avett Brothers during the Letterman farewell shows.

Brandi and her band were also invited by Country Music Hall of Fame to give a special performance and Q&A led by NPR's Ann Powers on June 10th, more info here.

Praise for 'The Firewatcher's Daughter' + Sold-out Tour
"On point with lethal harmonies" - ALBANY TIMES UNION

"Carlile's playing and singing came off beautifully; her voice is somehow both youthful and lived-in and showcased incredible character in person" -PORTLAND PRESS HERALD

"an instant classic" "personal and bold" "#bestof2015" - ANN POWERS (NPR)

"...the most arresting female voice in pop this side of Adele" - BOSTON GLOBE

"Obsessed. Chills every time. The whole record! @brandicarlile" - MIRANDA LAMBERT

"Unfettered excitement...an album with a big heart, one that responds with love" - USA TODAY, 3.5/4 stars

2015 Tour Dates (new dates in bold)
6/2 - St. Louis, MO - The Pageant
6/3 - Tulsa, OK - Cain's Ballroom
6/5 - Dallas, TX - House of Blues
6/6 - Austin, TX - Stubb's Waller Creek Amphitheater
6/7 - Houston, TX - Free Press Summer Fest
6/9 - New Orleans, LA - House of Blues
6/10 - Nashville, TN - Country Music Hall of Fame (special performance + intvw)
6/11 -Charlotte, NC - The Fillmore
6/12 - Raleigh, NC - North Carolina Museum of Art
6/14 - Manchester, TN - Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival
7/19 - Alta, WY - Targhee Fest
7/22 - Vienna, VA - Wolf Trap Center for Performing Arts
7/24 - Floyd, VA - Floydfest
7/25 - Newport, RI - Newport Folk Festival
7/27 - Pittsburgh, PA - Stage AE
7/28 - Cleveland, OH - House of Blues
7/30 - Grand Rapids, MI - Meijer Gardens Amphitheater
7/31 - Ravinia Festival Pavilion - Highland Park, IL w/ Old Crow Medicine Show
8/1 - Des Moines, IA - Hinterland Music Festival
8/2 - Minneapolis, MN - Cabooze Outdoor Plaza
8/4 - Bayfield, WI - Lake Superior Big Top Chautauqua
8/5 - Fargo, ND - Fargo Theatre
8/7 - Saskatoon, Canada - O'Brians Event Center
8/8 - Calgary, Canada - MacEwan Hall
8/12 - Knitting Factory - Spokane, WA
8/13 - Idaho Botanical Garden - Boise, ID w/ Iron & Wine
8/15 - Morrison, CO - Red Rocks Amphitheater w/ Gregory Alan Isakov
8/16 - Salt Lake City, UT - Red Butte
9/11 - Troutdale, OR - Edgefield
9/12 - Troutdale, OR - Edgefield

9/13 - Jacksonville, OR - Britt Pavillion
9/16 - Reno, NV - Knitting Factory
9/18 - Oakland, CA - Fox Theater

9/19 - Los Angeles, CA - The Wiltern
9/20 - Del Mar, CA - Kaaboo Festival
9/27 - Columbia, MO - Roots N Blues N BBQ Festival
10/6 - Charleston, SC - North Charleston PAC
10/9 - New York, NY - Radio City Music Hall
10/11 - Philadelphia, PA - Venue TBA
10/16 - Seattle, WA - The Paramount
10/17 - Seattle, WA - The Paramount

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