The Dull Drums, the debut EP from Barns Courtney, is out and available

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BARNS COURTNEY’S DEBUT EP, THE DULL DRUMS,
IS OUT TODAY
 
Tickets For North American Tour Go On Sale Today
 
Headline Run Includes May 9 Show At Los Angeles’ El Rey Theatre
 
Festival Performances Include Hangout, Bottlerock & Governors Ball
 
The Dull Drums, the debut EP from Barns Courtney, is out today and available HERE. Among its five original tracks are the songs “Fire” – a Top 5 hit at Triple A radio and a Top 15 hit at Alternative – and “Glitter & Gold,” which has been heard in promotional spots for Miller Lite, Showtime and the critically acclaimed film The Founder. See below for track listing. The young artist, who is currently working on his first full-length album, talks about his music in this video clip.
 
Tickets go on sale today at 10 AM local time for Barns Courtney’s North American headline tour. The run kicks off on May 4 in his hometown of Seattle at Barboza and includes a May 9 show at the El Rey Theatre in Los Angeles. He’ll be joined by special guests FOXTRAX on the May dates and Tom Grennan throughout June. He will also be performing at many festivals, including Hangout, Bottlerock, LaurelLive and New York City’s Governors Ball. See below for itinerary and visit www.barnscourtney.com to purchase tickets.
Paste Magazine hailed Barns Courtney as “The Best of What’s Next” and noted, “There’s confidence. And then there’s the swaggering self-assurance displayed by raspy-throated…blues rocker Barns Courtney on his recent single ‘Fire,’ a swampy, Gospel-steeped stomper.” “Fire”has more than 12 million streams globally, with upwards of six million in the U.S., and the “Fire” video has more than 1.7 million views. The song has been tapped for national ads for the Volkswagen Golf Alltrack and BOSE Soundsport Wireless Headphones and for the FIFA 17 trailer.
“Glitter & Gold, which has more than 8.5 million streams worldwide, was praised by NME as a “gritty blues stomper.”The official video for “Glitter & Gold” can be viewed HERE

Baeble Music highlighted the track “Hands” as one of its “Songs We Loved This Week” and observed, “Courtney has that something that you just don’t get to hear enough of anymore.”

Barns Courtneywas living in the U.K., working part-time at a computer store and sleeping in a car, when his song “Glitter & Gold” went viral, climbing to #1 on the Spotify UK Viral Chart. He has opened for The Who at London’s Wembley Stadium and has also supported Ed Sheeran, Elle King, Blur, Fitz and The Tantrums, Tom Odell and The Libertines.
Track Listing – The Dull Drums
1. Fire
2. Glitter & Gold
3. Little boy
4. Hellfire
5. Hands
Barns Courtney – North American Tour Dates
* FOXTRAX supporting
** Tom Grennan supporting
5/4 – Seattle, WA @ Barboza*
5/5 – Vancouver, BC @ Biltmore*
5/6 – Portland, OR @ Star*
5/9 – Los Angeles, CA @ El Rey Theatre*
5/10 – San Diego, CA @ House of Blues*
5/12 – Salt Lake City, UT @ Kilby Court*
5/13 – Denver, CO @ Bluebird*
5/15 – Dallas, TX @ Dada*
5/16 – Austin, TX @ Antones*
5/17 – Houston, TX @ White Oak Music Hall*
5/19 – 5/ 21 – Gulf Shores, AL @ Hangout Music Festival
5/26 – Napa, CA @ Bottlerock Festival
6/1 – Portland, ME @ Port City Music Hall**
6/2 – Hamden, CT @ The Ballroom**
6/3 – Boston, MA @ Brighton Music Hall**
6/4 – New York, NY @ Governors Ball
6/7 – Toronto, ON @ Velvet Underground**
6/8 – Albany, NY @ The Hollow**
6/9 – Buffalo, NY @ The Waiting Room**
6/10 – 11 – Cleveland, OH @ LaurelLive Festival
6/12 – Columbus, OH @ A&R Bar**
6/13 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Club AE**
6/15 – 18 – Dover, DE @ Firefly Music Festival
6/15 – Philadelphia, PA @ Foundry**
6/17 – Chapel Hill, NC @ Cat’s Cradle Backroom**
6/19 – Detroit, MI @ The Shelter**
6/20 – Cincinnati, OH @ 20th Century**
6/21 – Indianapolis, IN @ HiFi**
6/23 – Nashville, TN @ High Watt**
6/24 – St. Louis, MO @ Firebird**
6/26 – Kansas City, MO @ Record Bar**
6/27 – Des Moines, IA @ Vaudeville Mews**
6/28 – Minneapolis, MN @ Fine Line**
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