13 September, 2019Print
Berhana Announces Multi-City Headlining U.S. Fall Tour Playing His Biggest Venues to DateReveals Album Artwork for Upcoming Debut
Funkadelic New Single "Lucky Strike" Out Now
Listen via Billboard
(New York, NY) — R&B chameleon Berhana announces a headlining U.S. Fall tour.Accompanied by a four-piece band and playing his largest venues to date, the bi-coastal run will start in his hometown of Atlanta and bring his multi-dimensional sound to New York, Chicago & more. The dates culminate in California, with Berhana taking the stage at Los Angeles' historic El Rey Theatre. Berhana has played Pitchfork Festival, Governor's Ball, Firefly, Forecastle, Smokin' Grooves and Osheaga with his unique live blend of funkadelia garnering comparisons to Miguel, Frank Ocean, Tame Impala, and Anderson Paak.
Full Tour Routing below. The fan presale begins Tuesday, September 17th at 10AM local for those who sign up to the email list on http://www.berhana.com/. General on-sale begins Friday, September 20th at 10 AM local, except for Washington, DC which goes on sale Thursday, September 19th.
Funkadelic new single "Lucky Strike" that Billboard calls "a soul-infused trip" is out now. The track is a drum and electric bass-driven exploration of a complex love affair.
Listen/ share "Lucky Strike" here:https://www.billboard.com/articles/news/8529441/berhana-lucky-strike
"Lucky Strike" comes on the heels of the release of lead single "Health Food." Complex noted the track and its Lynchian video as a swirl of "psychedelia, disco, and funk influences." Berhana's upcoming body of work holds true to this, delivering a solid collection of fast-paced walls of sound and reflections of desire from one of the genre's most exciting rising artists.
Watch/ share “Health Food” here: https://www.complex.com/music/2019/08/premiere-berhana-health-food
Berhana has been making waves since dropping his self-titled debut EP in 2016. The Atlanta-born musician has received endorsements for “breezy, soulful” (HYPEBEAST) and smartly-written songs that have gotten the attention of the likes of Janet Hubert and Donald Glover. His song “Grey Luh” was featured on Glover’s show Atlanta. Set to make a huge splash for R&B and funk fans alike, Berhana proves himself “one to watch” (Variance).
Berhana U.S. Fall Tour Dates:
Wednesday, November 27 — Terminal West — Atlanta, Georgia
Saturday, November 30 — U Street Music Hall — Washington, D.C.
Tuesday, December 3 — Elsewhere — Brooklyn, NY
Thursday, December 5 — Reggies Rock Club — Chicago, IL
Friday, December 6 — Velvet Underground — Toronto, ON
Tuesday, December 10 — Great American Music Hall — San Francisco, CA
Wednesday, December 11 — El Rey Theatre — Los Angeles, CA
Praise for Berhana:
“Poetic, sing-songy flow that lingers in your head.” – FADER
“Cathartic” – NPR Music
“Breezy, soulful” – HYPEBEAST
"cinematic, classic" – Pigeons & Planes
"funky and delightful" – HotNewHipHop