RockyInstaSuper excited to announce that I’m doing a tour this fall to celebrate the 10 year anniversary of my album “Makers”. If you’re a fan of that record and would like to hear it live in it’s entirety come join us!

TICKETS ON SALE NOW!  www.rockyvotolato.com/shows/

MAKERS 10 YEAR ANNIVERSARY TOUR:

Wed/Aug-31Spokane, WA @ The Bartlett
Thu/Sep-01Boise, ID @ Neurolux
Fri/Sep-02 Provo, UT @ Velour
Sat/Sep-03 Denver, CO @ Hi Dive
Tue/Sep-06 Kansas City, MO @ The Riot Room
Wed/Sep-07 Minneapolis, MN @ 7th Street Entry
Thu/Sep-08 Chicago, IL @ Schuba’s
Fri/Sep-09 Lansing, MI @ Mac’s Bar
Sat/Sep-10 Cleveland, OH @ Grog Shop
Sun/Sep-11Columbus, OH@  Rubma Cafe
Tue/Sep-13 Pittsburgh, PA @ Club Cafe
Wed/Sep-14 Philadelphia, PA@ Johnny Brenda’s
Thu/Sep-15 Boston, MA @ Great Scott
Fri/Sep-16 New York, NY @ Mercury Lounge
Sat/Sep-17 Washington, DC @ DC9
Mon/Sep-19 St. Petersburg, FL @ Local 662
Tue/Sep-20 Orlando, FL @ The Backbooth
Thu/Sep-22 Houston, TX @ Rudyard’s
Fri/Sep-23 Ft. Worth, TX @ The Live Oak
Sat/Sep-24 Austin, TX @ The Parish
Tue/Sep-27 Albuquerque, NM @ Low Spirits
Wed/Sep-28 Phoenix, AZ @ The Rebel Lounge
Thu/Sep-29 Tucson, AZ @ Club Congress
Fri/Sep-30 San Diego, CA @ The Casbah
Sat/Oct-01 Los Angeles, CA @ Bootleg Theater
Mon/Oct-03 San Luis Obispo, CA @  SLO Brew
Tue/Oct-04 Reno, NV @ The Holland Project
Wed/Oct-05 San Francisco, CA @ Bottom of the Hill
Fri/Oct-07 Portland, OR @ Mississippi Studios
Sat/Oct-08 Seattle, WA @ Tractor Tavern

The Seattle based and incredibly talented Chris Staples will be supporting me on the tour as well.  He put out a beautiful record on Barsuk Records in 2014 called “American Soft” and it was one of my favorites of the year.  Robin Hilton from NPR agreed with me on that:
NPR – Robin Hilton’s Top 10
American Soft – Barsuk.com

Proud to say that Barsuk Records will also reissue Makers on August 19th! This 10th Anniversary reissue marks the first time Barsuk has released the album on LP format, and the first time it’s been pressed on high-quality 180-gram vinyl with a newly designed gatefold sleeve.

Thanks and hope to see you all soon!
Xx
Rocky

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Sawdust & Shavings EP!!

January 27, 2016

Very excited to say that you can now order my new EP “Sawdust & Shavings”!!

►Bandcamp:  http://bit.ly/1m1AUQ3
►iTunes:  http://apple.co/1QLuPEg
►Cassette & 12″ Vinyl – Near Mint:  http://bit.ly/20bww3E

UK / Europe Order links:
► Glitterhouse: http://goo.gl/YGF9FS
► Itunes: http://snip.ftpromo.net/rockyitms

It has several unreleased tracks including “Shortcuts” and “Kids As Kids”, as well as acoustic versions of some of my favorites from my last record (including a stripped down version of Hospital Handshakes I’m very proud of featuring Emily Kokal of Warpaint).

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Death & Music

November 2, 2015

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Thanks to John Richards from KEXP​ for asking me to be a part of his annual “Mom Show” at Town Hall where he will take a look at how a community comes together to share their experiences of death and music. Noah Gundersen​,  Shelby Earl​ and Sean Nelson will be performing with me there as well.  Should be a fun night!

Wed Nov. 11th @  Town Hall Seattle​ – Tickets!

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Finally Home!

August 31, 2015

photoSo glad to be back in Seattle!  Thanks for a RAD summer!!  Tour was such a great time and I truly appreciate everyone coming out and making this tour such a huge success!

Xx
Rocky

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SOLO for US Tour

June 17, 2015

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Unfortunately, due to some unforeseen circumstances, I’ve decided not to bring a backing band out on the upcoming US Tour at this time. The tour itself will go on as planned and I’m still very much looking forward to it! I will just be playing the shows SOLO instead of with a backing band.

In the interest of delivering the best show possible I just don’t want to rush things for now… I’m still planning to tour with a band at some point in the future when everything is feeling just right. As I mentioned, I’m still very much looking forward to the tour with Dave Hause & Chris Farren and I’m sorry for the change of plans! Hope to see you all at one of the many upcoming shows!!

Thx for understanding,
Xx
Rocky

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Co-Headlining Tour!

April 27, 2015

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Really excited to announce that I will be doing a North American Tour with a Full Band backing me up this Summer!!!  It will be a Co-Headlining run with my good buddy Dave Hause​ and special guest Chris Farren​!

Tickets go On Sale May 1st.

Thu/Jul-09       Spokane, WA @ The Bartlett
Fri/Jul-10         Boise, ID  @ Neurolux
Sat/Jul-11        Salt Lake City, UT @ Urban Lounge
Sun/Jul-12       Denver, CO @Marquis Theater
Tue/Jul-14       Kansas City, MO @ Record Bar
Wed/Jul-15      Minneapolis, MN @ Triple Rock
Fri/Jul-17         Toronto, ON @ Lee’s Palace
Sat/Jul-18        Lansing, MI @ Mac’s Bar
Sun/Jul-19       Chicago, IL @ Double Door
Mon/Jul-20      Cleveland, OH @ Grog Shop
Tue/Jul-21       Pittsburgh, PA @ Club Cafe
Wed/Jul-22      Philadelphia, PA @ Union Transfer
Thu/Jul-23       Boston, MA @ Great Scott
Fri/Jul-24         New York, NY @ Mercury Lounge
Sat/Jul-25        Washington, DC @ DC9
Mon/Jul-27      Carrboro, NC @ Cat’s Cradle Back Room
Tue/Jul-28       Columbia, SC @ New Brookland Tavern
Wed/Jul-29      Jacksonville, FL @ Jack Rabbits
Thu/Jul-30       St. Petersburg, FL @ The Local 662
Fri/Jul-31         Orlando, FL @ The Social
Sat/Aug-01      Atlanta, GA @ Vinyl
Sun/Aug-02     New Orleans, LA @ Gassa Gassa
Mon/Aug-03    Birmingham, AL @ The Saturn
Tue/Aug-04     Nashville, TN @ The High Watt
Thu/Aug-06     Newport, KY @ Southgate House Revival
Fri/Aug-07       Louisville, KY @ Zanzabar
Sat/Aug-08      St. Louis MO @ Firebird
Mon/Aug-10    Omaha, NE @ The Slowdown
Tue/Aug-11     Norman, OK @ The Opolis
Wed/Aug-12    Dallas, TX @ Three Links
Thu/Aug-13     Houston, TX @ Fitzgerald’s Downstairs
Fri/Aug-14       Austin, TX @ Red 7
Sat/Aug-15      El Paso, TX @ Tricky Falls
Mon/Aug-17    Albuquerque, NM @ Low Spirits
Tue/Aug-18     Phoenix, AZ @ The Rebel Lounge
Wed/Aug-19    Tucson, AZ @ Club Congress
Thu/Aug-20     San Diego, CA @ The Casbah
Fri/Aug-21       Fresno, CA @ Strummer’s
Sat/Aug-22     Ventura, CA @ TBD
Mon/Aug-24   Santa Ana, CA @ Constellation Room
Tue/Aug-25    Los Angeles, CA @ Troubadour
Wed/Aug-26   San Francisco, CA @ The Independent
Fri/Aug-28      Portland, OR @ Mississippi Studios
Sat/Aug-29     Seattle, WA @ The Crocodile

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Really excited to announce more shows have been added to my upcoming European tour!  I will have a band for most of these shows for the first time ever in Europe!  Still a few more dates coming soon…

08.05.2015 DE-Marburg, KFZ
09.05.2015 DE-Hamburg, Knust
10.05.2015 DE-Kiel, Pumpe
11.05.2015 NL-Amsterdam, Sugar Factory
13.05.2015 DE-Münster, Gleis 22
14.05.2015 DE-Saarbrücken, Kleiner Klub
15.05.2015 DE-Stuttgart, Universum
16.05.2015 CH-Zürich, Exil
17.05.2015 DE-Karlsruhe, Jubez
19.05.2015 DE-Wiesbaden, Schlachthof
20.05.2015 DE-Köln, Gebäude 9
21.05.2015 DE-Hannover, Faust
22.05.2015 DE-Bremen, Lagerhaus
23.05.2015 DE-Beverungen, Orange Blossom Special
24.05.2015 DE-Berlin, Postbahnhof
27.05.2015 DE-München, Feierwerk
28.05.2015 DE-Nürnberg, Hirsch
29.05.2015 DE-Pfarrkirchen, Club Bogaloo
30.05.2015 DE-Weinheim, Café Central
31.05.2015 DE-Dortmund, FZW
02.06.2015 DE-Freiburg, The White Rabbit
04.06.2015 DE-Leipzig, Werk 2
05.06.2015 DE-Dresden, Beatpol w/ Arcane Roots
06.06.2015 AT-Wien, B72 (SOLO)
07.06.2015 AT-Innsbruck, Bäckerei (SOLO)
08.06.2015 IT-Fusignano, A. Corelli (SOLO)
10.06.2015 IT-Milano, Ligera (SOLO)
11.06.2015 CH-Bern, Mahogany Hall (SOLO)
12.06.2015 IT-Torino, Samo (SOLO)
13.06.2015 F-Lyon, Kraspek Myzik (SOLO)
16.06.2015 UK-London, The Islington (SOLO)
20.06.2015 PT-Loulé (Faro), Bar Bafo de Baco (SOLO)
21.06.2015 PT-Lisbon, Sabotage (SOLO)

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Thanks again to all of you for showing up and keeping me doing what I do!!  It means so much to me and much love to you all,
Xx
Rocky

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Thanks to my buddy Jared Powell for designing this Tour Poster for my upcoming US Living Room Tour!  I’ll have nice versions of  these for sale exclusively on this tour.

The tour starts next Thurs 3/12 in Orcas Island, WA and I’m really looking forward to the trip!  These tours mean a lot to me and I REALLY appreciate everyone who offered to host one of these shows – thanks for that!  Tickets are on sale now HERE.

US LIVING ROOM TOUR – FINAL ROUTING – SPRING 2015

3/12 – THUR –  Orcas Island, WA
3/13 – FRI – Bellingham, WA
3/14 – SAT – Bremerton, WA
3/15 – SUN – Tacoma, WA
3/17 – TUES – Richland, WA
3/18 – WED – Walla Walla, WA
3/19 – THUR – Salt Lake City, UT
3/20 – FRI – Denver, CO
3/21 – SAT –  Kansas City, MO
3/24 – TUES – Des Moines, IA
3/25 – WED –  Sioux Falls, SD
3/26 – THUR – Minneapolis, MN
3/27 – FRI – Chicago, IL
3/28 – SAT – Kalamazoo, MI
3/29 – SUN – Cleveland, OH
3/30 – MON – Rochester, NY
3/31 – TUES –  Haverhill, MA
4/2 – THUR – Brooklyn, NY @ Suburbia with Ben Barnett (Kind of Like Spitting) and Cassie Ramone (Vivan Girls)
4/3 – FRI – Philadelphia, PA
4/4 – SAT – Washington, DC
4/7- TUES – Birmingham, AL
4/9 – THUR – Houston, TX
4/10 – FRI – Waco, TX
4/11 – SAT – Austin, TX
4/13 – MON – Albuquerque, NM
4/14 – TUES – Phoenix, AZ
4/15 – WED – Las Vegas, AZ
4/16 – THUR – San Diego, CA
4/17 – FRI –  Los Angeles, CA
4/18 – SAT – Thousand Oaks, CA
4/19 – SUN – Woodland Hills, CA
4/21 – TUES – Santa Rosa, CA
4/23 – THUR – Portland, OR
4/24 – FRI – Seattle, WA @ The Freemont Abbey

If you dig this design and want to work with Jared Powell you can reach out to him on Twitter / Instagram here:  @jp87cents

Much love,
XoXo
Rocky

 

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US Living Room + European Tour

February 20, 2015

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Super excited to announce that tickets for my upcoming US Living Room Tour and European Tour are on sale now!  I’m stopping by 50+ cities starting in March so chances are I’m playing near you.  More shows will be added across Europe soon.  Check out the tour dates and pick up advance tickets exclusively on the shows page.

Thx so much and hope to see you all soon!!
XX
Rocky

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I’m excited to announce that my new album “Hospital Handshakes” will be released on April 21st on No Sleep Records in the US and Glitterhouse Records in Europe!!!  You can Pre-order the record now and also check out a premier of my new song “The Hereafter” on Stereogum.com HERE!

Xx
Rocky

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