Mipso Announces New Album Release Date, Specs, Tour Dates

Courtesy: LiveLoud

Courtesy: LiveLoud

Instead of coming around the mountain, the members of Mipso will be coming down the mountain this spring.

The Chapel Hill, NC-based Americana/folk outfit announced Wednesday it will release its new album Coming Down The Mountain on April 7, 2017.  The record will see the band branch out more than ever before.

Instead of staying in the safety of its Americana roots this time, the band will present compositions that boast more classic folk-rock and modern alt-country sounds. Those arrangements will still balance with those Americana roots with ease, however as they include pedal steel, banjo, drums and keyboards.

The band’s fourth full-length studio recording, Coming Down The Mountain comes only two years after the release of the band’s critically lauded 2015 album Old Time Reverie.  The 10-song record features lyrical themes that address people’s changing relationship to the idea of home, being pushed and pulled by certain higher forces in life and other matters.

The songs featured in the band’s upcoming record are all original compositions.  The album was produced by Brad Cook (Megafun). The record’s track listing is noted below.

Coming Down The Mountain Tracklisting:
1.     Coming Down the Mountain
2.     Hurt So Good
3.     Spin Me Round
4.     Cry Like Somebody
5.     Monterey County
6.     Hallelujah
7.     My Burden With Me
8.     Train Down the Line
9.     Talking In My Sleep
10.  Water Runs Red

The band will hit the road later this month in support of its new album.  The group’s upcoming live schedule begins Feb. 22 in Nags Head, North Carolina and moves to Wilmington, NC on Feb. 24.

After it finishes those early dates, the band will take a few days off to rest and recharge before heading back out on March 2 in Colorado Springs, CO.  The performance is just the first of a string of dates scheduled throughout the state in March.  Even more dates are set to follow throughout spring and into summer.

The band’s current tour schedule is listed below.

MIPSO ON TOUR:

2/22 Kelly’s Restaurant Nags Head, NC
2/24 Bourgie Nights w/ Brothers Egg Wilmington, NC
3/2 Gold Room w/ Gipsy Moon, Matt Rouch Colorado Springs, CO
3/3 Bluebird Theater w/ Gipsy Moon, Matt Rouch Denver, CO
3/4 Caribou Room  w/ Gipsy Moon, Matt Rouch Nederland, CO
3/5 Downtown Artery Fort Collins, CO
3/11 Joyride’s Ride On! Music and Beer Fest Breckenridge, CO

ALBUM RELEASE TOUR (Phase One) | SPRING 2017

3/24 The Firebird St. Louis, MO
3/25 The Hi-Fi Indianapolis, IN
3/26 Gravel Road Concerts Minburn, IA
3/29 Redstone Room Davenport, IA
3/30 Gabe’s Iowa City, IA
3/31 Turf Club Saint Paul, MN
4/1 Lincoln Hall Chicago, IL
4/2 The Frequency Madison, WI
4/5 Woodlands Tavern Columbus, OH
4/6 Hard Rock Cafe Pittsburgh, PA
4/7 The Hamilton Washington, DC
4/8 MilkBoy Philadelphia, PA
4/9 The Broadberry Richmond, VA
4/19 Music Hall of Williamsburg Brooklyn, NY
4/22 The Sinclair Cambridge, MA
4/27- 4/30 MerleFest Wilkesboro, NC
5/6 North Carolina Museum of Art w/ River Whyless Raleigh, NC
5/12- 5/13 North Carolina Brewers and Music Festival Huntersville, NC
6/15 – 6/18 Fathers Day Bluegrass Festival Grass Valley, CA

Additional tour dates to be announced.

Tickets for Mipso’s upcoming shows are available online along with album pre-orders here.  More information on Mipso’s upcoming tour, album and more is available online now at:

 

 

 

Website: http://www.mipsomusic.com

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/mipsomusic

Twitter: http://twitter.com/mipsomusic

 

 

 

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