THE BRIGHT LIGHT SOCIAL HOUR Announces June 2015 Tour Dates Performing at the Bootleg in Los Angeles, Friday May 1st “Infinite Cities” featured on NPR Heavy Rotation This Week!

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THE BRIGHT LIGHT SOCIAL HOUR Announces June 2015 Tour Dates


Performing at the Bootleg in Los Angeles, Friday May 1st


“Infinite Cities” featured on NPR Heavy Rotation This Week!


The Bright Light Social Hour, credit Pooneh Ghana


“continually exhilarating” – NPR


“There’s just something in the Austin quartet’s stomp and tamborine jangle, echoed vocals and limber grooves that’s very transportive. “Dreamlove” revels in an immersive motorik groove, while “Aperture” utilizes reverb in a such a way as to make you feel like you’re floating off to a galaxy far, far away.” – Vice Noisey


“Space Is Still the Place exemplifies their ability to remain cohesive while moving between various genres and styles.  This trait, displayed on the album from start to finish, is sure to shoot The Bright Light Social Hour to the top of festival lineups and add to their already infectious and irresistible live show.” Relix


Space Is Still the Place is a more complete work, a 45-minute Southern psychedelic rock odyssey.” – Austin American Statesman


“An early contender for Austin album of the year. 4 StarsAustin Chronicle


“This band brings a live rawness that masterfully bleeds into their records. It’s an unmatched je ne sais quoi that makes their sound relatable to the listener and devoid of condescension” – Life + Times


“Austin is a perpetual hotbed for new and boundaries-pushing music, with psych-rock band The Bright Light Social Hour standing out as a forerunner in 2015.” – Yahoo! Music


“exhilarating. 8.5/10 Stars” – Pop-Break


“Their soaring songs are not for the faint of heart. They’ll leave you breathless and overcome with euphoria, and it’s unlikely you’ll be able to stop grooving to them. 9/10 Stars” – Glide


Today, The Bright Light Social Hour announce a select run of June dates in the Midwest, making stops in Minneapolis, Chicago, Kansas City and more – see full routing below and PRESS HERE for purchasing information.


After kicking off their tour to 2,000+ hometown fans at Stubb’s in Austin, the band has been touring extensively through North America over the last month – SOLD OUT shows in New York City, Brooklyn, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., Chicago, Boston and more. The tour continues on the West Coast with upcoming shows in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle, Denver and more – full routing below!


The Bright Light Social Hour released their album Space Is Still the Place on March 10th, 2015 (Frenchkiss Records) to rave reviews.  The theme of the album encompasses the idea of a “Future South,” which was developed by the band after touring across the country, heavily in the South, over the last few years. PRESS HERE to watch the music video for lead single “Infinite Cities,” which was featured on NPR Heavy Rotation this week.


The Bright Light Social Hour Tour Dates:

*Newly added dates in BOLD


4/28       El Paso, TX @ Lowbrow Palace

4/29       Phoenix, AZ @ Valley Bar

4/30       San Diego, CA @ The Hideout

5/1         Los Angeles, CA @ Bootleg HIFI

5/2         Costa Mesa, CA @ The Wayfarer

5/3         San Francisco, CA @ The Chapel

5/5         Portland, OR @ Mississippi Studios

5/6         Vancouver, BC @ Media Club

5/8         Seattle, WA @ Tractor Tavern

5/9         Spokane, WA @ The Bartlett

5/10       Boise, ID @ Neurolux

5/12       Salt Lake City, UT @ Kilby Court

5/13       Denver, CO @ Bluebird

5/15       Dallas, TX @ The Kessler Theater

5/16       San Antonio, TX @ Jack’s Patio Bar

6/5         Austin, TX @ X Games

6/6+7    Houston, TX @ Free Press Summer Festival

6/17       Louisville, KY @ Haymarket

6/18       Indianapolis, IN @ HiFi

6/19       Chicago, IL @ Taste of Randolph

6/20       Minneapolis, MN @ 7th Street Entry

6/24       Des Moines, IA @ Vaudeville Mews

6/25       Omaha, NE @ Reverb Lounge

6/26       Kansas City, MO @ Riot Room (Outdoors)

6/27       Oklahoma City, OK @ [email protected] Performance Lab

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