ANDERSON EAST’S DEBUT “AUSTIN CITY LIMITS” TAPING TO BE LIVE STREAMED TONIGHT

ENCORE OUT NOW TO WIDESPREAD ACCLAIM

EXTENSIVE HEADLINE TOUR CONFIRMED, INCLUDING NASHVILLE’S HISTORIC RYMAN AUDITORIUM

Anderson East’s debut “Austin City Limits” taping will be live streamed here tonight starting at 8:00pm CT.

The performance, which will be broadcast later as part the legendary PBS program’s Season 44, celebrates East’s acclaimed new album, Encore, out now on Low Country Sound/Elektra Records (purchase here).

In support of the breakthrough album, East will continue his extensive “Encore World Tour 2018” this fall including a sold out debut headline show at Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium with special guest Brent Cobb on September 28. Additional dates include Santa Cruz’s The Catalyst, New Orleans’ Joy Theater, Richmond’s The National and Baltimore’s Soundstage. See below for complete tour details.

Critical praise for Encore

“…an often lustrous revisiting of raucous Southern soul, rousingly delivered and pinpoint precise. He has a voice full of extremely careful scrape and crunch, but his howls never feel unhinged.” —The New York Times

“…drawing inspiration from the sophistication of Donny Hathaway’s compositions and arrangements, the grandness of Van Morrison’s Caledonia Soul Orchestra and the dashing song interpretation of Joe Cocker.” —NPR Music

“On Encore, East’s influences meld seamlessly, stacking the album with Stax-worthy R&B grooves, gospel-blues ooohs and aaahs, surging keys and blasting brass.” —Rolling Stone

“…highlights an exciting singer-songwriter effortlessly able to blend elements of rock, blues, country and soul. East sounds both deeply classic and yet fresh…East’s voice is a thing of wonder, marbled like a slab of beef that's been drenched in bourbon.” —Associated Press

“…this remains a sharp, soul-drenched, organically based set that solidifies the R&B roots at the heart of East’s talents…The songs are terrific, East sells them with his gritty, committed vocals and Encore is poised to push the talented singer-songwriter over the top and into the mainstream.” —American Songwriter

“One of Nashville’s most promising new talents.” —Billboard

“Southern R&B maestro” —Entertainment Weekly

“He possesses a marvelous growling tenor that he nestles into comfortably and pushes to its absolute limits when the mood or music pushes him.” —Paste

“…Anderson East ploughs the soulful roots of vintage R&B, taking up the banner that Marvin Gaye, Wilson Pickett and Al Green once held high…there’s little doubt that, somewhere, the Big O himself, Otis Redding, is offering his hearty nod of approval.” —Relix

“A brassy, raspy love-letter to the soul of the late 1960s and the early 1970s...Encore is impressively faithful.” —UPROXX

Encore was produced by Grammy Award-winning producer Dave Cobb and recorded at Nashville’s historic RCA Studio along with additional production at House of Blues and Farmland Studio. The album features eleven songs, including “All On My Mind,” “King For A Day” and “Girlfriend” as well as renditions of songs by Ted Hawkins and Willie Nelson.

The release of Encore culminates a series of breakout years for East following his widely praised debut album, Delilah. In addition to “Jimmy Kimmel Live!,” “Ellen,” and “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert,” East has also performed on “TODAY,” “Late Night with Seth Meyers,” “CBS This Morning Saturday” and Daryl Hall’s “Live from Daryl’s House” and has lent his talents to several notable projects. He’s been featured on Dave Cobb’s Southern Family compilation, contributed a song to Brandi Carlile’s Cover Stories LP and crafted the original song, “What Would It Take,” for the Fifty Shades Darker soundtrack.

For more information, please contact Asha Goodman 615.320.7753, or Carla Sacks 212.741.1000 at Sacks & Co.



ENCORE TRACK LIST:
1. King For A Day (Anderson East, Chris Stapleton, Morgane Stapleton)
2. This Too Shall Last (Anderson East, Natalie Hemby, Aaron Raitiere) 
3. House Is A Building (Anderson East, Natalie Hemby, Aaron Raitiere) 
4. Sorry You’re Sick (Ted Hawkins)
5. If You Keep Leaving Me (Anderson East, Chris Stapleton, Aaron Raitiere) 
6. Girlfriend (Anderson East, Dave Cobb, Aaron Raitiere, Tim Bergling) 
7. Surrender (Anderson East, Aaron Raitiere, Adam Hood) 
8. All On My Mind (Anderson East, Ed Sheeran, Johnny McDaid, Aaron Raitiere)
9. Without You (Anderson East, Steve McEwan) 
10. Somebody Pick Up My Pieces (Willie Nelson)
11. Cabinet Door (Anderson East, Jillia Jackson) 


ENCORE WORLD TOUR 2018

*with special guest Brent Cobb
†with special guest Savannah Conley


July 27 /// Fort Smith, AR /// Peacemaker Festival
August 5 /// Chicago, IL /// Lollapalooza
August 8 /// Fargo, ND /// Sanctuary Events Center
August 10 /// Saskatoon, SK /// Louis’
August 11 /// Edmonton, AB /// Edmonton Folk Festival
August 12 /// Calgary, AB /// Commonwealth Bar & Stage
August 15 /// Billings, MT /// The Pub Station
August 17 /// South Salt Lake, UT /// The Commonwealth Room
August 19 /// Jackson, WY /// Jackson Hole Live at Snow King Ball Park
August 21 /// Santa Cruz, CA /// The Catalyst
August 22 /// San Luis Obispo, CA /// Fremont Theatre
August 23 /// Valley Center, CA /// Harrah’s Resort SoCal
August 25 /// Sacramento, CA /// Harlow’s
August 26 /// Sacramento, CA /// Harlow’s
August 27 /// Chico, CA /// The Big Room @ Sierra Nevada Brewing Company
September 7 /// Tulsa, OK /// Cain’s Ballroom
September 11 /// Bloomington, IN /// Bluebird Nightclub
September 12 /// Bloomington, IL /// The Castle Theatre
September 14 /// Grand Rapids, MI /// Elevation at the Intersection
September 15 /// Fort Wayne, IN /// The Clyde Theatre
September 28 /// Nashville, TN /// Ryman Auditorium*
October 5 /// New Orleans, LA /// Joy Theater
October 6 /// Mobile, AL /// Soul Kitchen
October 7 /// Tuscaloosa, AL /// Druid City Music Hall
October 13 /// Fort Lauderdale, FL /// Revolution Line†
October 16 /// Jacksonville, FL /// Mavericks Live†
October 17 /// Augusta, GA /// Sky City†
October 19 /// Richmond, VA /// The National†
October 20 /// Baltimore, MD /// Baltimore Soundstage†
October 21 /// Ardmore, PA /// Ardmore Music Hall†

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