Austin psych rock outfit The Bright Light Social Hour has premiered their new album Space Is Still the Place in full on Yahoo! Music – 10-track album, out on March 10th via Frenchkiss Records

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Unveils Full Album Space Is Still the Place on Yahoo!

Out March 10, 2015 on Frenchkiss Records


New York Shows @ Mercury Lounge This Thursday 3/5 + Friday 3/6!


March 3rd, 2015– Austin psych rock outfit The Bright Light Social Hour has premiered their new album Space Is Still the Place in full on Yahoo! Music PRESS HERE to listen to the 10-track album, out on March 10th via Frenchkiss Records. PRESS HERE to stream the band’s album on their YouTube channel.


PRESS HERE to pre-order the album.


The band will celebrate the album release on Thursday 3/5 and Friday 3/6 with shows at Mercury Lounge in New York. They will also make a stop in Philadelphia on Saturday before headlining Stubb’s in their hometown, Austin, TX on Friday March 27th. Their full Spring tour kicks off March 31 in New Orleans and will make stops in Atlanta, Tampa, Chicago, Los Angeles and more. See full routing below and PRESS HERE for more information!


Space Is Still the Place 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.”


PRESS HERE to pre-order the vinyl edition of the album.




Praise for The Bright Light Social Hour:

“No matter how much research you put into figuring out who will be the hottest new artists of each year, another act comes into your vision with an output that absolutely blows you away.” – The Huffington Post


“’Slipstream’, is a lush, space-western odyssey. Rolling in with a plodding bass line and restrained drumming, the track builds slowly before a hypnotic guitar riff oozes into the mix.’” – Consequence of Sound


“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


“The once psych-rock track [Infinite Cities (Francis Preve Remix)] has a whole new sound that may surprise you, as it has taken on a house beat to carry you straight onto the dance floor.” – Earmilk


“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


Spring Tour Dates:

3/5         New York, NY @ Mercury Lounge (Early Show)

3/6         New York, NY @ Mercury Lounge (Late Show)

3/7         Philadelphia, PA @ Boot & Saddle

3/27       Austin, TX @ Stubb’s **Official Album Release Show**

3/31       New Orleans, LA @ Gasa Gasa

4/1         Pensacola, FL @ Vinyl Music Hall

4/2         Jacksonville, FL @ Jack Rabbits

4/3         Orlando, FL @ The Social

4/4         St. Petersburg, FL @ The State Theatre

4/6         Macon, GA @ Cox Capitol Theatre

4/7         Atlanta, GA @ The Earl

4/8         Carrboro, NC @ Cat’s Cradle – Back Room

4/9         Washington DC @ DC9

4/10       Brooklyn, NY @ Baby’s All Right

4/11       Cambridge, MA @ Middle East (Upstairs)

4/12       Burlington, VT @ Higher Ground Showcase Lounge

4/14       Montreal, QC @ Quai Des Brumes

4/15       Toronto, ON @ Horseshoe Tavern

4/16       Grand Rapids, MI @ Founders Brewing Co

4/17       Chicago, IL @ Empty Bottle

4/18       Cincinnati, OH @ The Woodward Theatre

4/19       St. Louis, MO @ Off Broadway Nightclub

4/21       Nashville, TN @ The Stone Fox

4/22       Little Rock, AK @ Revolution Music Room

4/23       Tulsa, OK @ Vanguard

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

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

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