Serena Ryder Sweeping The Digital Ashes Today
A CD version of "Sweeping The Ashes Ep" will be available on Tuesday, October 28th, exclusively at independent retail stores as well as at venues during Ryder's upcoming U.S. tour.
Ryder – who earlier this year received the 2008 Juno Award for "Best New Artist" – will herald the release of "Sweeping The Ashes Ep" with a series of U.S. tour dates, kicking off on October 16th at Madison, Wisconsin's Majestic Theatre. All dates see Ryder supporting Stephen Kellogg and the Sixers.
"Sweeping The Ashes Ep" precedes the Toronto-based tunesmith's hugely anticipated full-length label debut, "is it o.k," due February10, 2009. The album – recorded with Grammy Award-winning producer John Alagia (Jason Mraz, Dave Matthews Band, John Mayer) – features the single, "Little Bit of Red," which will impact AAA radio outlets nationwide in January. In addition, a companion video clip – directed by Marc Ricciardelli (Alexisonfire, Bedouin Soundclash) – recently wrapped production in Toronto and will debut in November.
16 Madison, WI Majestic Theatre
17 Minneapolis, MN Varsity Theatre
18 Milwaukee, WI Shank Hall
19 Milwaukee, WI Marquette University
20 Cedar Falls, IA The Hub Live
21 Ames, IA M-Shop
22 St. Louis, MO Blueberry Hill
24, 25 Chicago, IL Subterranean
26 Ann Arbor, MI The Ark
28 Newport, KT Southgate House
29 Cleveland, OH Beachland Ballroom
30 Pittsburgh, PA Rex Theatre
31 Rochester, NY Water Street Music Hall
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