“Homesick Honeybee” By Becca Mancari

Following the release of their last record, Becca Mancari was in despair. Illness in their family, coupled with a disheartening studio session with a producer, led Mancari to begin the hard work of taking ownership of their existence by mending broken relationships and investing in their mental health. “I didn’t realize it then, but looking back, I was a passenger in my own life,” Mancari says. The transformative period of self-reckoning was the catalyst that ultimately steered Mancari to write and produce their new album, Left Hand.

Left Hand is named for the Mancari family crest from the Italian region of Calabria in which a left hand holds a dagger aloft. After a lifetime spent feeling like they didn’t belong, Mancari unlocked a perfect metaphor in the crest: “In many cultures children born with a dominant left hand were taught not to use that hand, and were told that using the right hand was ‘normal’ and ‘correct.’ Similarly, queer children are often times told that it’s not ‘normal’ for them to love who they love and that they need to ‘change.’”

The album was largely co-produced with Juan Solorzano, who has played on all of Mancari’s records, and was mixed by Carlos de la Garza, the producer of Paramore’s last record. Daniel Tashian (Kacey Musgraves, Demi Lovato) also co-wrote and co-produced one track. The album also features trusted friends like Brittany Howard, who Mancari plays with in Bermuda Triangle, as well as Julien Baker and Paramore’s Zac Farro.

Mancari recently announced a support tour with Joy Oladokun, and a handful of headline dates, with Stops in New York City, Los Angeles, Nashville and more.

Becca Mancari
Left Hand
Captured Tracks

01. Don’t Even Worry (ft. Brittany Howard)
02. Homesick Honeybee
03. Over And Over
04. Don’t Close Your Eyes
05. Mexican Queen
06. Left Hand
07. It’s Too Late
08. Eternity
09. I Had A Dream
10. I Needed You
11. You Don’t Scare Me
12. To Love The Earth

Becca Mancari 2023 Tour Dates

09/10 – Denver, CO – Summit Music Hall*
09/12 – Kansas City, MO – The Truman*
09/13 – St. Louis, MO – Delmar Hall*
09/14 – Chicago, IL – Thalia Hall*
09/19 – Asheville, NC – The Orange Peel*
09/20 – Carrboro, NC – Cat’s Cradle*
09/22 – Charlotte, NC – The Underground*
09/23 – Charlottesville, VA – Jefferson Theater*
09/24 – Washington, DC – The Howard*
9/25 – Philadelphia, PA @ The Foundry
9/27 – Boston, MA @ Deep Cuts
9/28 – Brooklyn, NY @ Baby’s All Right
9/30 – Montreal, QUE @ Pop Montreal
10/1 – Toronto, ONT @ The Drake Hotel
10/2 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Club Cafe
10/3 – Columbus, OH @ Rumba Cafe
10/6 – Nashville, TN @ Blue Room at Third Man Records
10/26 – Louisville, KY @ Whirling Tiger
10/28 – Davenport, IA @ Raccoon Motel
10/29 – Minneapolis, MN @ Icehouse
11/1 – Salt Lake City, UT @ Urban Lounge
11/2 – Boise, ID @ Neurolux
11/4 – Seattle, WA @ Barboza
11/5 – Portland, OR @ Mission Theater
11/7 – San Francisco, CA @ Cafe Du Nord
11/9 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Echo
11/11 – San Diego, CA @ The Casbah
11/12 – Santa Ana, CA @ Constellation Room
11/13 – Tucson, AZ @ Club Congress
11/15 – Austin, TX @ Ballroom at Spider House
11/16 – Houston, TX @ White Oak Music Hall
11/17 – Dallas, TX @ Club Dada

*supporting Joy Oladokun

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