Tuesday, January 8, 2013

He's My Brother She's My Sister to tour

Los Angeles band He's My Brother She's My Sister will perform their CD release show at The Troubadouron Saturday January 19 in support of its Nobody Dances in this Town LP, out January 22 with Park the Van Records. The night will be presented by The New Los Angeles Folk Festival and Jenny O., Ramshackle, Tommy Santee Klaws will open. The release show is part of the band's forthcoming West Coast tour. 7pm Doors, 10:30pm Set

The upcoming dates follow an extensive tour last fall, including two appearances at Austin City Limits Festival, and a pair of well-received NYC performances. Earlier this fall, He's My Brother She's My Sister premiered a cover of The Mamas And Papas' "Straight Shooter" via Prefix, and this month the band's "Touch the Lightning" single was featured as a Starbucks iTunes 'Pick of the Week' receiving 267,775 downloads. Featuring sibling vocalists and a tap dancing drummer the band exudes the earnestness of folk, the colorfulness of glam rock, the rawness of blues, and the theatrics of cabaret. Brother and sister Robert Kolar and Rachel Kolar split vocal duties, with Robert on guitar and kick drum and Rachel on tambourine. Lauren Brown adds full-body percussion with her simultaneous drumming and tap-dancing.Oliver Newell plucks the stand up bass with joyous flair. Aaron Robinson plays lead guitar on a lap slide. The eclectic troupe has shared the stage with Neko Case, Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, Charles Bradley, The Blow, Local Natives, Dawes, Dr. Dog, My Morning Jacket, and many others. 
He's My Brother She's My Sister on Tour

1/17/13 - San Diego, CA - Casbah
1/18/13 - Bakersfield, CA - Elements
1/19/13 - West Hollywood, CA - Troubadour
1/22/13 - Arcata, CA - Humboldt Brews
1/23/13 - Eugene, OR - Sam's Bond
1/24/13 - Portland, OR - Mississippi Studios
1/25/13 - Bellingham, WA - Green Frog
1/26/13 - Vancouver, BC - The Waldorf
1/27/13 - Seattle, WA - Sunset Tavern
1/30/13 - San Luis Obispo, CA - Slo Brew
1/31/13 - Fresno, CA - Fulton 55
2/01/13 - San Francisco, CA - The Independent
2/02/13 - Santa Ana, CA - Constellation Room
Nobody Dances in this Town Tracklisting 

2. Let It Live Free 
3. Let's Go  
4. The Same Old Ground 
5. Slow It Down 
6. Wake Your Heart 
8. Clackin' Heels  
9. Touch The Lightning 
10. Choir of the Dead 
11. Can't See The Stars 

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