Hollis Brown Launches Tour, New Video

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Waiting for that man again…

By Blurt Staff

Last year Alive/Naturalsound rockers Hollis Brown served up a Record Store Day gem in the form of Hollis Brown Gets Loaded, a recreation of the Velvet Underground’s classic Loaded album. Velvets song “Sweet Jane” has long been a mainstay of the band’s setlists, too. Now they’ve got a new Manuel S. Umo-directed video for one of the key tracks off their recently-released 3 Shots album. “Sweet Tooth” is one of the catchiest numbers on the record and they describe it as “depicting the darker, seedier parts of New York City and the thrills of the night – the wondering, searching – getting by and needing that high.”

Now if THAT doesn’t sound like something straight out of the Lou Reed playbook, check out some of the lyrics:

“Out on a corner, Money in my Hand – I place my order to a good friend and now I’m waiting just to get by”.

Check out the video below, along with a list of the band’s fall tour dates – they head out onto the road next week with Counting Crows and will be spotted at numerous festivals and outdoor venues well into the fall.

Tour Dates:
July 30 Bayfront Park Amphitheater Miami FL
July 31 Ruth Eckerd Hall Clearwater FL
Aug 2 St. Augustine Amphitheatre St. Augustine, FL
Aug 3 Chastain Amphitheatre Atlanta GA
Aug 5 Family Circle Stadium Daniel Island NC
Aug 7 West River Park Amphitheater Nashville TN
Aug 10 Uptown Amphitheatre Charlotte NC
Aug 12 Red Hat Amphitheatre Raleigh NC
Aug 13 Wolf Trap Vienna VA
Aug 15 Hot August Music Festival Baltimore MD
Aug 16 Stage AE Pittsburgh PA
Aug 18 Pier 97 NYC NY
Aug 20 State Pier Portland ME
Aug 23 Blue Hills Bank Pavilion Boston MA
Aug 29 PNC Bank Arts Center Holmdel NJ
Aug 30 Sands Bethlehem Events Center Bethlehem PA
Sept 1 SPAC Saratoga Springs NY
Sept 2 Artpark Buffalo NY
Sept 4 Paramount Theatre Huntington NY
Sept 7 LC Pavilion (Outdoor) Columbus OH
Sept 8 Music Center at the Heights Huber Heights OH
Sept 10 Freedom Hill Amphitheatre Detroit MI
Sept 12 FirstMerit Bank Pavilion Chicago IL
Sept 16 Red Rocks Amphitheatre Denver CO
Sept 17 The Downs of Santa Fe Santa Fe NM
Sept 20 Concord Pavilion Concord CA
Sept 26 WaMu Theater Seattle WA
Sept 27 Cuthbert` Eugene OR
Sept 30 Santa Barbara Bowl Santa Barbara CA
Oct 2 Verizon Wireless Amp Los Angeles CA
Oct 5 Comerica Theatre Phoenix AZ
Oct 7 ACL Austin TX
Oct 8 Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion Houston TX
Oct 10 Allen Event Center Allen TX
Oct 11 Zoo Amphitheatre Oklahoma City OK

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