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Brooklyn via Tacoma, Washington trio Widowspeak play dark, hazy music equally indebted to Mazzy Star's narcotic allure and the jangle of Sarah Records-style indie pop. The roots of the band go back to singer/songwriter Molly Hamilton and drummer Michael Stasiak's time in the Tacoma music scene, where they contributed songs to a compilation label before heading to New York. In the summer of 2010, the pair began working on new music together and brought guitarist Robert Earl Thomas into the fold. Using a laptop microphone and GarageBand, the trio crafted a six-song cassette that autumn dubbed The October Tape. The eclectic indie label Captured Tracks signed Widowspeak and issued the band’s debut single, Harsh Realm, in March 2011; the Gun Shy single -- which featured a cover of Chris Isaak's "Wicked Game" -- followed in June. Meanwhile, Widowspeak recorded with Woods' Jarvis Taveniere, and released their self-titled debut in August 2011. For their second album, 2013's Almanac, Hamilton and Thomas worked with Kevin McMahon to highlight the folky and Fleetwood Mac-like elements of their sound. Late that year, the band released the Swamps EP, which they described as a bridge between their previous work and their upcoming material.

Tour Dates All Dates Dates In My Area

Date Venue Location Tickets
07.05.15 Larimer Lounge Denver, CO US
07.06.15 Urban Lounge Salt Lake City, UT US
07.09.15 Fox Theater Pomona Pomona, CA US
07.10.15 Pappy & Harriet's Pioneertown, CA US
07.11.15 Rialto Theatre Tucson, AZ US
07.12.15 Sunshine Theater Albuquerque, NM US
07.14.15 Cain's Ballroom Tulsa, OK US
07.15.15 Revolution Music Room Little Rock, AR US
07.16.15 Minglewood Hall Memphis, TN US
07.17.15 The Basement Nashville, TN US

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  • 07.02.15 Heading to Iowa to dye some more more shirts 󾮗 playing tomorrow at Des Moines Social Club!... http://t.co/tbugYhQwbY
  • 07.02.15 RT @Keagonner: @widowspeaking were seductive and captivating and awesome @brooklynbowl last night http://t.co/2wVzdMqqlS
  • 07.01.15 RT @UrbanLoungeSLC: Have you heard @widowspeaking's new single "Girls"? They're dropping by Urban Lounge on 7/6! http://t.co/TwBY2zG1a7
  • 07.01.15 away we go. ✌️✌️✌️ see you on the road, america #tour #dudes #dudette #van http://t.co/V1s7h0XUbL
  • 07.01.15 RT @dsmshows: Widowspeak at the Kum & Go Theater, July 3 @Field_Division @widowspeaking @extravision_ @dmsocialclub http://t.co/K2ULmkUAPT
  • 07.01.15 Dream boat dream cruise show happening September 3rd! It'll be the record release party for "All Yours", and a... http://t.co/9Z1Fh0Y9uL
  • 06.29.15 did a lil interview with CMJ about the new record. tour starts tomorrow babies ✌️✌️✌️✌️✌️... http://t.co/tg3ZCbrgUv
  • 06.28.15 if you were us, what would you do in a two day drive from salt lake city to pomona.
  • 06.27.15 new tees for tour. ✌️ also in blue + sunset orange http://t.co/CzMw8xBVXz