The Peculiar Pretzelmen’s new single “Big Mary” on New Music Michael

New Music Michael has the new single from The Peculiar Pretzelmen, “Big Mary,” about the true story of Mary the elephant, who was publicly executed by hanging in 1916 after trampling one of her handlers. The song explores the mishandling of circus animals and the evolving morals and cruel standards of entertainment.

Catch them on tour now:

Jun 03 – Taos NM at Burger Stand
Jun 04 – Colorado Springs CO at Flux Capacitor
Jun 05 – Denver CO at Lions Lair
Jun 06 – Lake Hedke NE at Pondstock
Jun 07 – Wichita KS at Elbow Room
Jun 08 – Kearney NE at Gillies
Jun 10 – Spearfish SD at Killians
Jun 11 – Buffalo WY at Up In Smoke
Jun 12 – Casper WY at Wonder Bar
Jun 13 – Salt Lake City UT at Granary Row Concert Series
Jun 14 – Las Vegas NV at Huntridge

TOUR DATES: Bucket Full of Nails shares Tomten tour dates and new single

Bucket Full of Nails shares Seattle trio Tomten‘s upcoming tour dates and new single “Bitter Pill” b/w “Humdrum Doom Song”:

5/3/15: Seattle, WA – Barboza
5/5/15: Portland, OR – Portland State University
5/6/15: Portland, OR – Liquor Store
5/7/15: Davis, CA – Sophia’s Thai Kitchen
5/8/15: Oakland, CA – Awaken Cafe
5/9/15: San Francisco, Ca – Hemlock Tavern
5/11/15: Santa Cruz, CA – Crepe Place
5/13/15: Fresno, CA – Peeve’s
5/14/15: San Diego, CA – Sycamore Den
5/15/15: Los Angeles, CA – Ham & Eggs
5/17/15: Los Angeles, CA – Origami Records (In Store)

TOAN Magazine features The Van Allen Belt tour dates

The Van Allen Belt are hitting the road this spring with their newest album Heaven On A Branch. TOAN Magazine has all of the dates, plus their video for “Different Storm”.

4/2: Chicago, IL – Hideout
4/3: Kansas City, MO – miniBar (sponsored by KC Psychfest)
4/4: Dallas, TX – Deep Ellum Arts Festival (Texas Lonestar Stage)
4/5: Houston, TX – Fitzgerald’s
4/7: Austin, TX – Cheer Up Charlies
4/8: San Antonio, TX – K23 Gallery
4/10: Montevallo, AL – Eclipse Coffee & Books
4/11: Atlanta, GA – The Drunken Unicorn
4/12: Nashville, TN – Betty’s

Tour Dates: Frogbelly and Symphony

FROGBELLY AND SYMPHONY BLUE BRIGHT OW SLEEP US TOUR DATES:
28 Feb 2015: Pittsburgh, PA – People’s Warehouse
01 Mar 2015: Louisville, KY – Haymarket
02 Mar 2015: Tulsa, OK – SoundPony
03 Mar 2015: Lubbock, TX – Depot District Oyster Bar
04 Mar 2015: Albuquerque, NM – Duke City Sound Stage
05 Mar 2015: Phoenix, AZ – The Crescent Ballroom
07 Mar 2015: Cedar City, UT – Busta Crack Shack
08 Mar 2015: Denver, CO – Lion’s Lair
10 Mar 2015: Chicago, IL – The Empty Bottle
11 Mar 2015: Cleveland, OH – Happy Dog
18 Mar 2015: Brooklyn, NY – Rough Trade NYC

Tour Dates: The Lonesome Heroes

1/23/15: Austin, TX – Spider House Ballroom
1/30/15: San Marcos, TX – Triple Crown
2/5/15: Albuquerque, NM – Marble Brewery Westside Taproom
2/6/15: Flagstaff, AZ – Mia’s Lounge
2/7/15: Las Vegas, NV – Downtown Container Park
2/8/15: San Diego, CA – House show
2/10/15: Los Angeles, CA – Church of Fun
2/12/15: San Francisco, CA – TBA
2/13/15: Oakland, CA – TBA
2/14/15: Trinidad, CA – Trinidad Town Hall
2/15/15: Manzanita, OR – San Dune Pub
2/16/15: Portland, OR – The Ranger Station
2/17/15: Petaluma, CA – The Roaring Donkey
2/19/15: Salt Lake City, UT – TBA
2/20/15: Pinedale, WY – The Rock Rabbit
2/21/15: Laramie, WY – The Trading Post
2/23/15: Fort Collins, CO – TBA
2/24/15: Denver, CO – The Walnut Room
2/25/15: Las Cruces, NM – El Patio
2/26/15: Alpine, TX – Big Bend Brewing Co.
2/27/15: Austin, TX – The White Horse