Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros release album, launch tour


Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros announced today their self-produced, second studio album will be titled HERE and would be released by Community Music / Vagrant Records on May 29, 2012.  After an early session in Bogalusa, LA, the band has been putting the finishing touches on the album in Ojai, CA.


Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros will make an appearance with members of Mumford & Sons and Old Crow Medicine Show at the 2012 South By Southwest (SXSW) Film Conference and Festival on Saturday, March 17th for the world premiere of Big Easy Express, the Emmett Malloy directed film that covered the bands’ journey as they traveled in vintage railcars across the American Southwest over the course of a week, playing concerts at six unique outdoor locations along the route. The bands will join Big Easy Express director Emmett Malloy and film producers in a Q&A subsequently perform an exclusive live acoustic set.


Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros will launch a nationwide tour starting in Los Angeles, CA headlining the iconic Greek Theatre and kick off its 2012 Season on May 4th.  The following night the band will headline Santa Barbara’s Santa Barbara Bowl for the first time.  The tour will cross the country and include a headlining performance at the legendary Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, TN and a stop in Canada before it winds down on June 1st at the Wakarusa Festival in Ozark, AR.  Fan presales for these dates will start Wednesday, March 7th at 10:00 AM local time via Musictoday (http://edwardsharpe.tickets.musictoday.com).  Public on sales for these shows will begin on March 9th and 10th at 10:00 AM or 12:00 PM local time, depending on the market. Full list of tour dates, including previously announced March 2012 dates below.


Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros tour




14th Santa Ana, CA

15th Tucson, AZ

18th Tulsa, OK

20th Boulder, CO

22nd Aspen, CO

23rd Salt Lake City, UT




4th Los Angeles, CA

5th Santa Barbara, CA

8th New York, NY

11th Upper Darby, PA

12th Boston, MA

13th Toronto, ONT

15th Washington, DC

16th Charlotte, NC

18th Woodlands, TX*

19th Dallas, TX*

21st  Atlanta, GA

22nd Indianapolis, IN

24th Chicago, IL

25th Minneapolis, MN

26th Milwaukee, WI

27th Kansas City, MO

29th Royal Oak, MI

30th Columbus, OH

31st Nashville, TN




1st Ozark, AR Wakarusa Festival


* Supporting Dave Matthews Band