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Della Mae Announce Spring Up Tour Featuring Special Guests

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Della MaeNashville, TN -- Since forming in Boston in 2009, Nashville-based string band Della Mae has established a reputation as a charismatic live act comprised of some of the finest players in bluegrass, Americana and beyond. The GRAMMY-nominated outfit have announced spring tour dates, and have invited some of their favorite acts to guest appear including Phoebe Hunt, Nels Andrew, Only Lonesome, Ana Egge, Barnstar, and Danny Barnes. A list of dates is below.

Originating from different musical backgrounds and states across the US and Canada, each member brings distinct elements that make Della Mae such a beloved band. Together they have a completely original style - sensitive yet assertive, intense yet playful, steeped in tradition yet undeniably current. Versatile instrumentalists and vocalists, they draw from a bottomless well of roots influences to create vibrant original music that conveys expansive musical vision. With timeless lyrical truth-telling and an unmistakably contemporary sensibility, they stand alongside such roots-conscious acts as the Avett Brothers, Punch Brothers, the Lumineers, and Hurray for the Riff Raff.

They were IBMA's Emerging Artists of the Year in 2013, GRAMMY Nominees in 2014 for their debut album on Rounder Records, named among Rolling Stone's "10 bands to watch for in 2015," and have since traveled with the US State Department to over 18 countries spreading peace and understanding through music.

Through powerful experiences traveling the world together, the group discovered that Della Mae is more than a recording and touring band. Their mission to make a difference in the world emerged, and it became clearer that reflection was required to determine Della Mae's next move.

In May 2016, after six years of extensive touring (averaging 220 days on the road per year, travel to over 30 countries and almost all US states), Della Mae took a break from the road. Each member took time to regroup, to pursue individual passions and projects, to regain footing, and to reflect on what they had just done - individually and together. This reflection revealed what Della Mae has come to mean to thousands of fans, to young girls worldwide, and to themselves. Now, Della Mae is excited to embark upon a new chapter together.

UPCOMING TOUR DATES:

  • Thu March 22 - Mill Valley CA - Sweetwater Music Hall - special guest The Good Bad
  • Fri March 23 - Berkeley CA - Freight & Salvage - special guest Phoebe Hunt
  • Sat March 24 - Willows CA - Willows Memorial Hall
  • Sun March 25 - Santa Cruz CA - Moe's Alley - special guest Nels Andrews
  • Tue March 27 - Chico CA - Sierra Nevada Brewing Company
  • Wed April 11 - Washington DC - Pearl Street Warehouse - special guest Only Lonesome
  • Thu April 12 - Brooklyn NY - Rough Trade - special guest Ana Egge
  • Fri April 13 - Cambridge MA - The Sinclair - special guest Barnstar!
  • Sat April 14 - Newburyport MA - Belleville Roots
  • Sun April 15 - Northampton MA - Iron Horse Music Hall
  • Wed April 25 - Portland OR - The Old Church - special guest Danny Barnes
  • Thu April 26 - Seattle WA - Nectar Lounge - special guest Danny Barnes
  • Fri April 27 - Vashon WA - Vashon Center for the Arts
  • Sat April 28 - Spokane WA - Northwest Regional Fiddle Contest
  • Sun April 29 - Uniontown WA - Artisans at the Dahmen Barn
  • Thu June 7 - Fort Collins CO - Bohemian Nights at Ft Collins Armory
  • Fri June 8 - Denver CO - Levitt Pavilion
  • Sat June 9 - Palisade CO - Palisade Bluegrass & Roots Festival
  • Additional dates including summer festivals to be announced soon! Details and tickets at www.dellamae.com/tour

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