Michael Franti & Spearhead Release ‘Summertime Is In Your Hands’ Video

Courtesy: Fantasy Records

Michael Franti is giving audiences another taste of his latest album Soulrocker with a new single and video.

Franti released the video for the album’s latest single ‘Summertime Is In Our Hands’ during the Memorial Day Weekend.  The video, which was directed by Franti, was filmed in Bali, and presents some of the nation’s most beautiful locations alongside a very moving visual concept.

Audiences can hear Franti discuss that concept here in a recent interview that Franti conducted with nationally syndicated radio host Delilah.  Audiences can hear the interview online now here.

The song, which was written when Franti’s son was diagnosed with rare kidney disease, expresses “summer is whenever the memories last,” Franti said.  “Live your life to the fullest even in the darkest hour.”

A mini-documentary about the video has also been released through Do It For The Love, a foundation created by Franti and his wife Sara.  Do It For The Love brings people with life-threatening illnesses, children with severe challenges and wounded veterans to live concerts.

Audiences can hear ‘Summertime Is In Your Hands’ and other new songs from Soulrocker on Franti’s current “Love Out Loud Tour.”  The tour includes multiple performances in North Carolina this August as well as stops in Vermont, Wisconsin, Texas and lots more states over the course of its run.  The tour’s current schedule is noted in whole below.


Sun 6/4 San Diego, CA Rock ‘N’ Roll Marathon
**Sun 6/4 Solana Beach, CA Belly Up Tavern
**Mon 6/5 Solana Beach, CA Belly Up Tavern
~Fri 6/9 Huntington, NY The Paramount
*Sat 6/10 New York, NY PlayStation Theater
Sun 6/11 Russell Township, OH LaureLive 2017
*Tue 6/13 Munhall, PA Carnegie Music Hall of Homestead
^^Thu 6/15 Asbury Park, NJ Stone Pony Summer Stage
*Fri 6/16 Lowell, MA Boarding House Park
*Sat 6/17 Philadelphia, PA Electric Factory
Sun 6/18 Hunter, NY Mountain Jam 2017
***Tue 6/20 Portland, ME Thompson’s Point
^Wed 6/21 Burlington, VT Higher Ground
^Thu 6/22 Lebanon, NH Lebanon Opera House
^Fri 6/23 Hyannis, MA Cape Cod Melody Tent
^Sat 6/24 Ithaca, NY State Theatre
^Sun 6/25 Silver Spring, MD The Fillmore
^Tue 6/27 New Haven, CT College Street Music Hall
Thu 6/29 Saskatoon, SK Saskatchewan Jazz Festival
Sat 7/1 Richmond, VA Jam Sandwich Festival
Mon 7/3 N. Myrtle Beach, SC House of Blues
Thu 7/6 Fish Creek, WI Door Community Auditorium
Fri 7/7 Bayfield, WI Lake Superior Big Top Chautauqua
Sat 7/8 Harbor Springs, MI Blissfest
Mon 7/10 Columbia, MO Rose Music Hall
Tue 7/11 Kansas City, MO CrossroadsKC
>>Thu 7/13 Morrison, CO Red Rocks Amphitheatre
Thu 7/13 Morrison, CO Red Rocks Amphitheatre
(LOVE OUT LOUD Yoga w/ Gina Caputo)
Fri 7/14 Alta, WY Targhee Fest 2017
Sat 7/15 Seattle, WA The Gorge Amphitheater (supporting Train)
Sun 7/16 Grass Valley, CA California WorldFest
Sat 7/22 Oakville, CA Robert Mondavi Winery w/ Ethan Tucker
Fri 7/28 Floyd, VA FloydFest 17
Sat 7/29 Selbyville, DE The Freeman Stage at Bayside
Sun 7/30 Wilmington, NC Greenfield Lake Amphitheater
Tue 8/1 Raleigh, NC The Ritz
Wed 8/2 Charlotte, NC Neighborhood Theatre
Thu 8/3 Asheville, NC Salvage Station
Tue 8/8 Atlanta, GA Variety Playhouse
^Fri 8/11 Chicago, IL Concord Music Hall
Sun 8/13 Royal Oak, MI Royal Oak Music Theatre
Tue 8/15 Peoria, IL Riverfront Feastival Park
Wed 8/16 Grand Rapids, MI Meijer Gardens
^Fri 8/18 Minneapolis, MN Cabooze Outdoor Plaza
^Sat 8/19 Papillion, NE Sumtur Amphitheater
^Sun 8/20 Des Moines, IA Simon Estes Amphitheater
^Mon 8/21 Tulsa, OK Cain’s Ballroom
^Wed 8/23 Dallas, TX Majestic Theater
^Thu 8/24 Houston, TX White Oak Music Hall Downstairs
^Fri 8/25 Austin, TX Stubb’s Waller Creek Amphitheater
Sun 8/27 Livermore, CA Taylor Family Foundation
Wed 9/6 Jacksonville, OR Britt Pavilion
Thu 9/7 Eugene, OR Cuthbert Amphitheater
Fri 9/8 Bend, OR Les Schwab Amphitheater
Sat 9/9 Troutdale, OR McMenamins Edgefield Amphitheater
Mon 9/11 Missoula, MT Big Sky Brewery Company
Tue 9/12 Spokane, WA Knitting Factory Concert House
Thu 9/14 Boise, ID Outlaw Field at the Idaho Botanical Garden
Fri 9/15 Lake Tahoe, NV MontBleu Resort & Casino
Sat 9/16 Templeton, CA Beaverstock Music Festival
Tue 9/19 Saratoga, CA The Mountain Winery
Fri 9/29 Flagstaff, AZ Pepsi Amphitheater
Sat 9/30 Taos, NM Kit Carson Park
Sun 10/1 Oro Valley, AZ Oro Valley Music Festival
Sat 10/7 Tempe, AZ Tour De Fat


*** with St. Paul & The Broken Bones

** with Paul Cannon

* with Nattali Rize

~ with Nattali Rize and Adam Ezra Group

^^ with Pigeons Playing Ping Pong

^ with Satsang

> with Landon McNamara

>> with Trevor Hall & HIRIE

More information about ‘Summertime Is In Your Hands,” the “Love Out Loud Tour,” and all of Michael Franti & Spearhead’s latest news is available online now at:




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