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HIATUS KAIYOTE Announces Fall U.S. Tour Dates

September 30, 2013


PERFORMANCES ON THE ARSENIO HALL SHOW OCTOBER 28 KCRW "MORNING BECOMES ECLECTIC" OCTOBER 30 DEBUT ALBUM TAWK TOMAHAWK AVAILABLE NOW "DON'T WORRY...JUST CLICK" - PRINCE @3rdeyegirl "...worthy of four-star acclaim." - WALL STREET JOURNAL "They're rooted primarily in decades-old forms of jazz, funk, and soul, yet they sound modern through abstract hip-hop twists and delightful weirdness." - ALL MUSIC, 4 1/2 STARS "A sexy, bewildering collection of truly original songwriting and virtuosic playing. This band is INCREDIBLE." - PASTE MAGAZINE "dreamadelic soul" - THE GUARDIAN

NEW YORK, Sept. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Fresh off a 'tweet' heard around the world from the enigmatic PRINCE @3rdeyegirl who gave a simple directive to "DON'T WORRY...JUST CLICK" and watch the impactful video for HIATUS KAIYOTE's adored record "Nakamarra" - the internationally acclaimed future soul band announces Fall U.S. Tour Dates in support of their debut album Tawk Tomahawk via Sony Masterworks' imprint Flying Buddha.

HIATUS KAIYOTE brings their "slinky grooves," as detailed by Time Out NY to The Arsenio Hall Show on October 28 and KCRW's "Morning Becomes Eclectic" on October 30, before kicking off their Fall tour that day at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles, CA, followed by stops in San Francisco, Brooklyn, Boston, Washington DC and Philadelphia. Melbourne's HIATUS KAIYOTE, recently deemed "worthy of four-star acclaim" by the Wall Street Journal also shares the cover of the September issue of Wax Poetics alongside Swedish electronic band Little Dragon.

In a little under two years, the buzz band has gained legions of fans from all over the world including highly-respected artists like ?uestlove, Flying Lotus and Erykah Badu, plus tastemakers and audiophiles like London-based DJ Gilles Peterson, Stereogum and KCRW. The band attracts such a diverse following because the music doesn't fit within the boundaries of a single genre. Each track is like a key ingredient in the listening experience that adds to a fusion of jazz, hip-hop, electronic, opera, rock and soul.

"Music has always been medication to us," lead singer Nai Palm explains. "It's a force for self-healing that we're ready to share with the world." Through a musical symbiosis, the band has created its own lane and Tawk Tomahawk showcases the breadth of their talent and love for music lyric by lyric, beat by beat.

Experience HIATUS KAIYOTE live and visit for new tour date announcements.

TOUR DATES: Wed. Oct. 30 - Skirball Cultural Center - Los Angeles, CA Fri. Nov. 1 - The Independent - San Francisco, CA Tue. Nov. 5 - Brooklyn Masonic Temple - Brooklyn, NY Wed. Nov. 6 - Brighton Music Hall - Boston, MA Fri. Nov. 8 - U Street Music Hall - Washington, DC Sat. Nov. 9 - North Star Bar - Philadelphia, PA


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