THE DIP CONFIRM FALL HEADLINE TOUR
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THE DIP CONFIRM FALL HEADLINE TOUR

ACCLAIMED NEW ALBUM STICKING WITH IT OUT NOW ON DUALTONE RECORDS

TICKETS ON-SALE THIS FRIDAY

July 19, 2022—Acclaimed seven-piece band The Dip will embark on an extensive headline tour this fall with newly confirmed shows at Los Angeles’ The Belasco, Charlottesville’s Jefferson Theater, Louisville’s Headliners Music Hall, San Francisco’s The Fillmore, Santa Barbara’s SoHo, Dallas’ Kessler Theater, Houston’s Heights Theater and Austin’s 3Ten (two nights) among many others. The band will also join Lake Street Dive and The California Honeydrops for select dates this fall. See below for complete tour itinerary. 

Tickets for the headline shows will be available for pre-sale starting tomorrow, June 20 at 10:00am local time with general on-sale following this Friday, July 22 at 10:00am local time. A portion of all pre-sale tickets sold via the band’s website will be donated to National Network of Abortion Funds. Full pre-sale and ticket details can be found at www.thedipmusic.com

The fall dates follow The Dip’s triumphant spring run, where they sold over 15,000 tickets across the almost completely sold-out tour. The performances add to a landmark year for the band, who released their acclaimed new album, Sticking With It, this past spring via Dualtone Records—their first release in partnership with the label (stream/purchase here). Produced by the band and recorded at their self-made studio in Seattle’s Central District, the record debuted at #1 on the Current R&B Albums chart as well as #2 on the New Artist Albums chart. Across its eleven tracks, Sticking With Itencapsulates the contagious energy of The Dip’s live shows and builds on their breakthrough grassroots success, which already includes over 100 million streams to-date. 

In celebration of the new music, the band was recently featured on “CBS Saturday Morning” as part of their “Saturday Sessions” series, performing three songs from the record: “Crickets,” “Paddle To The Stars” and “Sleep On It.” They also performed a special four-song session earlier this summer for KEXP Public Radio. Watch the full session HERE

Reflecting on the new album, drummer Jarred Katz shares, “It’s really important to us to catch those lightning-in-a-bottle moments when you can feel the momentum of a song taking shape…one of the main goals for the album was to create that feeling of all of us in a room together, instead of worrying too much about everything lining up perfectly,” while lead singer Tom Eddy adds, “With the lyrics I tried to evoke certain emotions that aren’t often showcased in popular music, with the hope that people will come away feeling validated or understood.” 

In addition to The Dip—Eddy (vocals, guitar), Katz (drums), Brennan Carter (trumpet), Levi Gillis (tenor sax), Mark Hunter (bass), Jacob Lundgren (guitar) and Evan Smith (baritone sax)—Sticking With It also features F.A.M.E.’S. Studio Orchestra, a Macedonia-based string ensemble, and background vocals from Vanessa Bryan, Dasha Chadwick and Nic Jackson. 

Since forming, The Dip has released two full-length albums, 2015’s The Dip and 2019’s The Dip Delivers, as well as two instrumental EPs, 2016’s Won’t Be Coming Back and 2020’s The Dip Plays It Cool—all of which were written, produced and released by the band themself. With these releases, The Dip continues to receive widespread attention, with KEXP Radio declaring, “one of the most exciting and joyous acts to emerge in recent years.” Moreover, Rolling Stone praised The Dip Delivers saying, “cranks out a retro song worthy of an Eldorado’s FM stereo” and No Depression proclaimed, “a heart-felt homage to the originators presented masterfully by a new generation.” Since their debut, the band has continued to tour relentlessly, performing sold-out shows across the country and garnering a dedicated fanbase as they went. In addition to numerous headline tours, The Dip has also performed at several renowned festivals such as Bonnaroo, BottleRock, Pilgrimage, Bumbershoot, Forecastle, Hinterland and more. 

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THE DIP CONFIRM FALL HEADLINE TOUR

Critical acclaim for Sticking With It… 

“infectiously thrilling melodies and solid musicianship…a genuinely one of a kind act among its peers, its members’ educated musicianship and nostalgic vision pairing sublimely each time.”—Under The Radar
 
“features the group’s signature head-bobbing rhythms and vein-shaking guitars”
American Songwriter
 
“harnesses an old-school style and pairs it with a contemporary indie-rock flair”
Guitar World
 
“some of the most potent music of their careers”—The Seattle Times
“a musical antidepressant with no prescription needed. It is the kind of album you can put on anytime you want to put yourself in a better mood and dance your troubles away.”—Glide
 
“What Silk Sonic have done with 70’s R&B and soul, The Dip do for the 50’s and 60’s versions of those genres…The Dip shine as a musical unit, showing off immaculate production and crisp arrangements that sound timeless.”—The Indy Review
 
“remarkably satisfying updated takes on soul and R&B…brilliant”—Americana Highways
“Their vulnerability and dedication to authenticity paid off for the septet, as the result is yet another addition to their impressive catalog of music.”—Grateful Web
“For those who think the finer days of brass, rock, jazz and funk are behind us, be schooled by The Dip.”—Entertainment Today
 
“These last couple of years have left us with nothing but time to harbor our emotions, constantly challenging us to find ways to feed our souls amidst the strangeness of the world…The Dip, is here to deliver unbridled rhythm-and-blues, sure to do just that.”
Pulse Music Magazine
 
“it will have you instantly singing along”—The Fire Note
 
“The excitement of a live Soul show is woven throughout Sticking With It as The Dip proudly display their love of the music they play.”—The Alternate Root

 

STICKING WITH IT TRACKLIST
 
1. Paddle To The Stars
2. Sleep On It
3. When You Lose Someone
4. Anyway
5. Vacation
6. Real Contender
7. Crickets
8. Eye To Eye
9. Apollonia
10. Yellowfinger
11. Forget About It
THE DIP CONFIRMED TOUR DATES

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 on-sale this Friday, July 22 at 10:00am local time
 
August 26—Bridgeview, IL—Sacred Rose Festival 2022
August 28—Port Townsend, WA—Thing Festival
August 31—Manchester, UK—The Deaf Institute
September 1—Glasgow, UK—Audio
September 2—London, UK—Lafayette
September 3—Brighton, UK—Green Door Store
September 4—Bristol, UK—Exchange
September 7—Amsterdam, Netherlands—Upstairs at Paradiso
September 8—Paris, France—Le Hasard Ludique
September 9—Malaga, Spain—Andalucia Big Festival by Mad Cool
September 10—Madrid, Spain—Mad Cool Fesitval – Sunset
September 13—Richmond, VA—Virginia Credit Union LIVE! at Richmond Raceway*
September 14—Raleigh, NC—North Carolina Museum of Art*
September 16—Wilmington, NC—Live Oak Bank Pavilion*
September 17—Charlotte, NC—Charlotte Metro Credit Union Amphitheatre*
September 18—Camden, NJ—XpoNential Music Festival
September 19—Harrisburg, PA—Harrisburg Midtown Arts Center+
September 20—Woodstock, NY—Bearsville Theater+
September 21—Jersey City, NJ—White Eagle Music Hall+
September 22—Charlottesville, VA—The Jefferson Theater+
October 4—Louisville, KY—Headliners Music Hall#
October 5—Columbus, OH—The Athenaeum Theatre#
October 6—Grand Rapids, MI—Pyramid Scheme#
October 7—Indianapolis, IN—Hi-Fi Annex#
October 8—Columbia, MO—Roots N Blues N BBQ Festival
October 21—Denver, CO—Mission Ballroom‡
November 9—Felton, CA—Felton Music Hall
November 10—Santa Barbara, CA—SoHo
November 11—Los Angeles, CA—The Belasco^
November 12—San Francisco, CA—The Fillmore^
November 17—Dallas, TX—The Kessler Theater**
November 18—Houston, TX—The Heights Theater**
November 19—Austin, TX—3Ten**
November 20—Austin, TX—3Ten**
*supporting Lake Street Dive
+with special guest Oh He Dead
#with special guest Dos Santos
‡supporting The California Honeydrops
^with special guest Joey Dosik
**with special guest Sir Woman
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