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Holiday Single Now Available

“New Year’s Song”, the 2013 holiday single from The Violet Lights, is now available on iTunes, Amazon MP3, and Spotify!

You can also download it for free at thevioletlights.com.  Happy Holidays!

New Year's Song

Winter 2013 Tour Dates

Announcing our WINTER 2013 Tour Dates!

We are pleased to announce a 5-date tour this winter that will take us across the western U.S. back to Los Angeles!

Find all details on the SHOWS page or FACEBOOK.

Come in from the cold and come hang with us this winter!

JAN 6 – Denver, CO – Lion’s Lair
JAN 7 – Salt Lake City, UT – Kilby Court
JAN 9 – Yakima, WA – Bill’s Place
JAN 10 – Seattle, WA – The Comet
JAN 15 – Fresno, CA – Fresno Brewing Company

photo by Alex Marie McLane

Fall 2012 North American Tour

We are hitting the road again next month! Our fall tour begins on October 19th in Madison, Wisconsin, where we are thrilled to be opening for Army Navy at UW Madison’s Memorial Union Terrace!

Find all details on the SHOWS page and follow our FACEBOOK page for all new show announcements.

See you on the road!

OCT 19 – Madison, WI – Memorial Union Terrace
OCT 20 – Rochester, MN – Kathy’s Pub
OCT 21 – Minneapolis, MN – 400 Bar
OCT 22 – Iowa City, IA – Gabe’s
OCT 23 – Des Moines, IA – Gas Lamp
OCT 24 – Lincoln, NE – Duffy’s
OCT 25 – Kansas City, MO – Davey’s Uptown
OCT 26 – Tulsa, OK – Downtown Lounge
OCT 27 – Shreveport, LA – Mojo’s
OCT 28 – Ocean Springs, MS – The Squeaky Lizard
OCT 30 – New Orleans, LA – Hi-Ho Lounge
OCT 31 – Memphis, TN – The Abbey
NOV 1 – Louisville, KY – Zazoo’s
NOV 2 – Lexington, KY – Green Lantern
NOV 3 – Winston-Salem, NC – Ten O One
NOV 4 – Richmond, VA – The Camel
NOV 5 – Long Branch, NJ – Brighton Bar
NOV 7 – Brooklyn, NY – The Rock Shop
NOV 9 – Middletown, CT – The Buttonwood Tree
NOV 10 – Cambridge, MA – Lizard Lounge
NOV 11 – Portland, ME – Slainte Wine Bar
NOV 12 – Ottawa, ON – Zaphod Beeblebrox
NOV 13 – Rochester, NY – Bug Jar
NOV 14 – Windsor, ON – Phog Lounge
NOV 15 – Detroit, MI – Majestic Garden Bowl
NOV 17 – Athens, OH – Casa Cantina
NOV 18 – Indianapolis, IN – Indy’s Jukebox
NOV 20 – Chicago, IL – Double Door

“Your Love/Not Enough” Video Premieres on PureVolume

We are excited to announce the official premiere of the The Violet Lights’ first music video! Check out the exclusive premiere of the video for “Your Love/Not Enough” at PureVolume.com!

Read about the making of the video on our blog here: miniature monster and here: No, we haven’t gone completely crazy…

Sex & Sound Tour II – Summer 2012

We are very pleased to officially announce part II of the Sex & Sound Tour!

Kicking off tomorrow, June 15th, and running through the end of the summer, the tour will bring The Violet Lights throughout North America.  Find show details on the SHOWS page, and be sure to sign up for the mailing list and watch our FACEBOOK page for all new show announcements.

Many more dates TBA soon!

JUN 15 – Fresno, CA – Audie’s Olympic
JUN 16 – Fresno, CA – Fulton 55
JUN 17 – San Fransisco, CA – Brick & Mortar
JUN 19 – Portland, OR – Bunk Bar
JUN 20 – Seattle, WA – High Dive
JUN 22 – Cottage Grove, OR – Axe & Fiddle
JUN 23 – Yakima, WA – Bill’s Place
JUN 24 – Boise, ID – Tom Grainey’s
JUN 28 – Englewood, CO – Moe’s BBQ
JUN 29 – Lawrence, KS – Jackpot Music Hall
JUN 30 – Kansas City, MO – Davey’s Uptown
JUL 1 – Lincoln, NE – Duffy’s Tavern
JUL 2 – Des Moines, IA – Gas Lamp
JUL 3 – Iowa City, IA – The Mill
JUL 4 – Minneapolis, MN – Cause
JUL 5 – Green Bay, WI – Three Three Five
JUL 6 – Marquette, MI – Upfront & Company
JUL 7 – Green Bay, WI – The Crunchy Frog
JUL 8 – Chicago, IL – Beat Kitchen
JUL 9 – Cincinnati, OH – MOTR Pub
JUL 12 – Detroit, MI – Majestic Garden Bowl
JUL 13 – Rochester, NY – Boulder Coffee
JUL 14 – Cambridge, MA – Lizard Lounge
JUL 16 – Northampton, MA – The Elevens
JUL 17 – Providence, RI – The Salon
JUL 18 – New York, NY – Piano’s
JUL 19 – Brooklyn, NY – Spike Hill
JUL 20 – Philadelphia, PA – The Fire

Tour poster design by Jesse Draxler.

The Violet Lights at SXSW 2012

We are excited to announce our performances at the 2012 South by Southwest music festival in Austin!

Wednesday, March 14 – Austin, TX – Icenhaur’s (uberlife Bands & Fans hangout) – 3:00 pm

Saturday, March 17 – Austin, TX – Kick Butt Coffee – 8:00 pm

2012 North American Tour

We are very excited to announce our 2012 NORTH AMERICAN TOUR!

The tour kicks off in Portland, OR on January 25th. Find show details on the SHOWS page and be sure to sign up for the mailing list to receive all new show announcements.

More shows TBA soon!

JAN 25 – Portland, OR – Plan B Bar
JAN 26 – Seattle, WA – King Cat Theater
JAN 27- Yakima, WA – Bill’s Place
JAN 28 – Boise, ID – Red Room
FEB 1 – Englewood, CO – Moe’s BBQ
FEB 3 – Lincoln, NE – Knickerbockers
FEB 4 – Kansas City, MO – Czar Bar
Feb 7 – Des Moines, IA – Vaudeville Mews
Feb 8 – Rock Island, IL – Rozz Tox
Feb 9 – Minneapolis, MN – Acadia Cafe
FEB 10 – Milwaukee, WI – Frank’s Powerplant
FEB 13 – Chicago, IL – Reggies
FEB 16 – Indianapolis, IN – Melody Inn
FEB 17 – Toledo, OH – Mickey Finn’s
FEB 18 – Cleveland, OH – Roc Bar
FEB 22 – Toronto, ON – The Garrison
FEB 23 – New York, NY – Desmond’s Tavern
FEB 24 – New York, NY – Wicked Willys
FEB 28 – Wilmington, NC – The Whiskey
MAR 1 – Charlotte, NC – The Milestone Club
MAR 3 – Atlanta, GA – The Music Room
MAR 5 – Knoxville, TN – 11 O’Clock Rock at Knox ivi
MAR 6 – Knoxville, TN – Preservation Pub
MAR 7 – Nashville, TN – National Underground
MAR 8 – Clarksville, TN – The Warehouse
MAR 9 – Mobile, AL – The Blind Mule
MAR 10 – Baton Rouge, LA – Chelsea’s Cafe
MAR 12 – Houston, TX – Super Happy Fun Land
MAR 14 – Austin, TX – Icenhauer’s (SXSW)
MAR 17 – Austin, TX – Kick Butt Coffee (SXSW)
MAR 19 – Dallas, TX – 2826 Arnetic
MAR 20 – Joplin, MO – Blackthorn Pizza
MAR 23 – Prescott, AZ – Lyzzard’s Lounge
MAR 27 – Los Angeles, CA – Hemingway’s

Tour poster design by Jesse Draxler.

Sex & Sound on CMJ Radio 200 Chart

This week Sex & Sound appeared on the CMJ Radio 200 Chart at #158!

Some of the stations at which the debut EP by The Violet Lights appeared on the top 30 chart include:

WWHR – Bowling Green, KY at #4
RLC – Piscataway, NJ at #6
WMCX – W. Longbranch, NJ at #6
WRBC – Lewiston, ME at #12
WDBM – East Lansing, MI at #15
KWLC – Decorah, IA at #17
WSIA – Staten Island, NY at #19
WLCA – Godfrey, IL at #24
WFWM – Frostburg, MD at #24
WUNH – Durham, NH at #25
WUPX – Marquette, MI at #25
KRSC – Claremore, OK at #29
WHFR – Dearborn, MI at #30
AM1700 – Ypsilanti, MI at #30
 

Sex & Sound #12 on CMJ Radio 200 Adds Chart

This week Sex & Sound debuted on college radio as the #12 Most Added release on the CMJ Radio 200 Adds Chart!

Stations giving The Violet Lights an official add this week include WDBM (East Lansing, MI), KRNU (Lincoln, NE), WBOR (Brunswick, ME), WFWM (Frostburg, MD), WHRW (Binghamton, NY), WHUS (Storrs, CT), WLCA (Godfrey, IL), WRBC (Lewiston, ME), WSND (Notre Dame, IN), WCVF (Fredonia, NY), WERU-2 (East Orland, ME), and KUOI (Moscow, ID).

Other stations adding The Violet Lights into rotation this week include WBWC (Berea, OH), WWVU (Morgantown, WV), WICB (Ithaca, NY), WWHR (Bowling Green, KY) and RLC (Piscataway, NJ).

Check back next week to find out what position we debut at on the CMJ Top 200 Chart!


The Violet Lights at The Echo May 23

The Violet Lights will be playing at The Echo (Echo Park, Los Angeles) on Wednesday, May 23, 2011. Doors open at 8:30 pm, The Violet Lights go on at 11:30 pm. The show is 21+. Admission is FREE! For details on the show from The Echo website, go to: attheecho.com.

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