Carney Debut EP, Tour Dates

Indie label DASLabel recently release LA indie pop outfit Carney‘s debut EP, Nothing Without You. The band is currently touring the EP and will play over 30 dates across the country, including this year’s Bonnaroo Festival in Manchester, TN. Carney is fronted by Reeve Carney (vocals & guitar) and Zane Carney (lead guitar), along with John David Lipscomb (bass) and Jon Epcar (drums).

You can download their track “Testify” here.

The story of the band starts in earnest in 1997, when Reeve’s mother, after becoming unable to afford guitar lessons, started bringing Reeve to an old Los Angeles blues club where he started playing weekly with artists over twice his age. The experience brought a maturity and worldview not often found in such a young songwriter. Reeve soon began playing with his brother Zane and friends from school. As the band grew older and Carney’s sound developed, they drew influences from artists and individuals as divergent and innovative as John Lee Hooker, David Bowie and Django Reinhardt to Tim Burton, Thomas Edison and Walt Disney.

They have been signed to his newly formed DASLabel and their album Imperial Lover will be released in the fall of 2008. Carney will be touring pretty much incessantly (dates below) for the foreseeable future, so catch this dynamic band when they head your way!

Tour Dates:
May 07 – Sticky Fingers – Little Rock, AR
May 08 – Plan B – Tulsa, OK
May 09 – The Cavern – Dallas, TX
May 10 – Warehouse Live – Houston, TX
May 11 – Emo’s – Austin, TX
May 13 – Blueberry Hill – St. Louis, MO
May 14 – Birdy’s – Indianapolis, IN
May 15 – Redstone Room – Davenport, IA
May 16 – The Rave (Eagles Club) – Milwaukee, WI
May 17 – Kinetic Playground – Chicago, IL
May 18 – The Eagle Theater – Pontiac, MI
May 20 – House of Blues – Cleveland, OH
May 21 – Club Café – Pittsburgh, PA
May 22 – Coffee East – Easton, MD
May 26 – Hard Rock Café – Myrtle Beach, SC
May 27 – Hard Rock Café – Myrtle Beach, SC
May 29 – Rusty Rudder – Dewey Beach, DE

June 02 – Mercury Lounge – New York, NY
June 03 – Higher Ground (Showcase Lounge) – Burlington, VT

June 04 – Café 939 @ Berklee College, Boston, MA

June 05 – Stone Church – Newmarket, NH

June 06 – Johnny Brenda’s – Philadelphia, PA
June 09 – IOTA Café – Arlington, VA
June 10 – Maxwell’s – Hoboken, NJ
June 14 – Bonnaroo Music Festival – Manchester, TN

Carney: website | myspace | download “Testify”

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