Avid Dancer Streams EP, CMJ Shows
Avid Dancer is about to hit the road again, making his way across the country with Cold War Kids and playing a string of dates which will include a handful of very special CMJ shows. Jacob Summers, the man behind the project, will be releasing his I Want To See You Dance EP on October 21st via Grand Jury. You can hear it streaming in its entirety now at Paste Magazine, who note that the record “ranges from danceable vintage pop to hushed acoustic ballads, a range that perhaps isn’t surprising given Summer’s interesting background-before turning to a music career, Summer was a sheltered Christian teen, a world champion drumline drummer, a Marine and a citizen of Alaska.”
Next week, Avid Dancer will play two unique shows, one solo and the other with full band, giving audiences an opportunity to check out both sides of the artist, the rawness and depth of the songs stripped back and also the power of a full live band creating an incredible rock and roll show. Last week, Avid Dancer gave us new music from I Want To See You Dance, noting that the EP “contains a set of kaleidoscopic tracks that allude back to both 60s psych and 90s alt.” “All The Other Girls” can be streamed below.
01. I Want To See You Dance
02. Stop Playing With My Heart
03. All The Other Girls
10.20.14 – The Sinclair – Boston, MA *
10.23.14 – Rockwood Music Hall (8:00PM – Solo) – New York, NY
10.23.14 – Mercury Lounge (11:00pm) – New York, NY
10.24.14 – 9:30 Club – Washington, DC *
10.25.14 – Union Transfer – Philadelphia, PA *
11.07.14 – Echoplex – Los Angeles, CA %
11.18.14 – The Observatory – Santa Ana, CA *
11.19.14 – Belly Up – San Diego, CA *
11.20.14 – The Regent – Los Angeles, CA *
11.21.14 – Fox Theater – Oakland, CA *
11.22.14 – The Catalyst – Santa Cruz, CA *
% w/ Warpaint
* w/ Cold War Kids
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