Allen Stone Plans Tour, Letterman Appearance and Album Release

06/19/2012
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Allen Stone plans a busy summer with a Letterman appearance, an extensive North American tour and a wide release of his debut album.

Stone has dates all summer long and will also embark on a fall tour which will feature special guests Tingsek, Sister Sparrow, Yuna, and Selah Sue on select dates.

The 25-year-old soul singer from Chewelah, WA recently signed to ATO Records, which will give his self-titled album its wide release on July 31.Stone will perform on "Late Show with David Letterman" on August 14.
Stone has been on tour ever since he released his album digitally via his own stickystones label last fall. It quickly entered the Top 10 of Billboard's Heatseekers chart and the Top 5 of iTunes' R&B/Soul charts. Performances on "Conan," "Jimmy Kimmel Live," "Last Call with Carson Daly" and "Live from Daryl's House" followed and Esquire, CNN and Billboard named Stone as an artist to watch - all before he had signed with a label.

"With his tangle of blond locks and lumberjack sweater, he looks less like a soul singer and more like someone you'd find selling hemp necklaces in Big Sur," said Forbes.com in a feature exploring his success as an independent artist. "But soon hundreds of slack-jawed hipsters have sheathed their smartphones to listen as he belts out the words to his song 'Unaware,' sounding something like the love child of Stevie Wonder and a resurrected Amy Winehouse, if not better."

6/30 Peshastin, WA Icicle Ridge Winery w/Stephen and Sergio
7/7 Mission Viejo, CA Lake Mission Viejo FREE SHOW
7/19 Los Angeles, CA Greek Theatre w/Al Green
7/20 Seattle, WA The Capitol Hill Block Party
7/21 Norfolk, VA The NorVa
7/22 Dover, DE Firefly Music Festival
7/25 New York, NY The Bowery Ballroom w/Elizabeth and The Catapult, Anthony Hall
8/11 Richmond, VA Richmond Jazz Festival 2012
8/12 San Francisco, CA Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival
8/18 East Vail, CO Gerald R. Ford Amphitheatre
with Kindred, Ohio Players, Jeffrey Osborne
8/31 George, WA The Gorge Amphitheatre
w/Dave Matthews Band, The Avett Brothers
9/1 George, WA The Gorge Amphitheatre
w/Dave Matthews Band, The Avett Brothers
9/2 George, WA The Gorge Amphitheatre
w/Dave Matthews Band, The Avett Brothers
9/7 Chula Vista, CA Cricket Wireless Amphitheatre w/Dave Matthews Band
9/8 Irvine, CA Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre w/Dave Matthews Band
9/9 Mountain View, CA Shoreline Amphitheatre w/Dave Matthews Band
9/15 Chicago, IL Lincoln Park FREE SHOW w/G. Love & Special Sauce & others
9/18 Moscow, ID University of Idaho - SUB Ballroom FREE SHOW
9/22 Canton, MA Life is Good Festival

Fall 2012
9/24 Philadelphia, PA World Cafe Live w/Sister Sparrow, Tingsek
9/27 Washington, DC 9:30 Club w/Sister Sparrow, Tingsek
9/28 Baltimore, MD Baltimore Soundstage w/Tingsek
9/29 Charlottesville, VA Jefferson Theater w/Tingsek
10/2 Charlotte, NC Visulite Theatre w/Sister Sparrow, Tingsek
10/3 Nashville, TN The Cannery Ballroom w/Sister Sparrow, Tingsek
10/4 Atlanta, GA The Loft w/Sister Sparrow, Tingsek
10/5 Tampa, FL The Orpheum w/Sister Sparrow, Tingsek
10/7 Fort Lauderdale, FL Culture Room w/Sister Sparrow, Tingsek
10/9 Birmingham, AL WorkPlay Theatre w/Sister Sparrow, Tingsek
10/13 Houston, TX Scout Bar w/Jonathan Tyler and the Northern Lights, Sister Sparrow
10/14 Dallas, TX Trees w/Sister Sparrow, Tingsek
10/16 Scottsdale, AZ Martini Ranch w/Yuna, Tingsek
10/17 Solana Beach, CA Belly Up Tavern w/Yuna, Tingsek
10/25 Portland, OR Mississippi Studios w/Yuna, Tingsek
11/1 Omaha, NE The Waiting Room w/Selah Sue, Tingsek
11/2 Minneapolis, MN Fine Line Music Café w/Selah Sue, Tingsek
11/3 Des Moines, IA Wooly's w/Selah Sue, Tingsek
11/4 Lawrence, KS Granada Theater w/Tingsek
11/7 Milwaukee, WI Turner Hall w/Selah Sue, Tingsek
11/10 Columbus, OH The Basement w/Selah Sue, Tingsek
11/11 Cleveland, OH Beachland Ballroom w/Selah Sue, Tingsek
11/13 Ferndale, MI The Magic Bag w/Selah Sue, Tingsek
11/14 Toronto, ON The Opera House w/Selah Sue, Tingsek

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