Celebrated Seattle quintet Ivan & Alyosha has announced tour dates in support of the release of their sophomore album, It’s All Just Pretend, available May 4 via Dualtone Music. View the album trailer HERE. The tour will kickoff with a hometown concert at Neumos, followed by performances in Brooklyn, Los Angeles, Chicago, Nashville and Washington, DC. View full tour dates below.
The album’s lead single “All This Wandering Around” was recently featured as KCRW’s Today’s Top Tune and has already been played on some of the key, tastemaker Triple A stations in the country, including WXRT (Chicago), KEXP (Seattle), WXPN (Philadelphia) and KGSR (Austin). Paste Magazine posted the exclusive premiere of the track HERE.
It’s All Just Pretend features 11 new songs overflowing with infectious melodies, thoughtful lyrics, rich vocal harmonies and timeless pop sensibilities. The album was produced and engineered by Ryan Carbary, Joe Chiccarelli (U2, My Morning Jacket) and Chad Copelin.
It’s All Just Pretend is the follow up to the band’s acclaimed 2013 debut LP All The Times We Had. The album received great support from the press, including NPR Music, Filter, American Songwriter, Paste Magazine and USA Today, who said, “[a] sound as filled with hope as it is harmony. These songs are sheer joy, from their melodic surface to deep inside their lyrical core.”
Ivan & Alyosha is: Tim Wilson (lead vox, guitar), Ryan Carbary (guitar, piano). Tim Kim (guitar), Pete Wilson (bass) and Cole Mauro (drums).
May 7 - Seattle, WA - Neumos
May 13 - Portland, OR - Mississippi Studios
May 14 - Boise, ID - Neurolux
May 15 - Salt Lake City, UT - State Room
May 16 - Denver, CO - Lost Lake Lounge
May 18 - Minneapolis, MN - 7th Street Entry
May 19 - Chicago, IL - Lincoln Hall
May 21 - Toronto, ON Silver Dollar
May 26 - Brooklyn, NY - Music Hall of Williamsburg
May 27 - Boston, MA - TT The Bear's Place
May 28 - Philadelphia, PA - Johnny Brenda's
May 29 - Washington, DC - U Street Music Hall
May 31 - Atlanta, GA - Park Tavern
June 2 - Nashville, TN - High Watt
June 5 - Dallas, TX - Three Links
June 6 - Austin, TX - Holy Mountain
June 8 - Phoenix, AZ - Valley Bar
June 9 - San Diego, CA - Casbah
June 11 - Los Angeles, CA - Roxy
June 12 - San Francisco, CA - The Independent