Posted in music | tour dates on May 14, 2014

by Andrew Sacher

Lydia Loveless

Alt-country singer Lydia Loveless put out a new single, "Mile High" (with a cover of Ke$ha's "Blind" on the flip), this past Record Store Day on lime green vinyl, limited to 1000 copies. If you weren't one of the lucky ones who picked it up on RSD, a regular edition will be released on May 27 via Bloodshot (pre-order on iTunes or Amazon), but before that you can listen to a stream of "Mile High," which premieres in this post.

It follows this year's Somewhere Else LP, and if you liked that album's twangy Stevie Nicks-meets-Petty/Springsteen swagger, you'll dig this too. Plus, it contains the lyric: "And I was thinking of things I'd do if I had the time until my fingers smell like pussy and Lucky Strikes." Listen below.

Lydia has multiple tour dates coming up, including a previously announced run with Old 97's which hits NYC on June 3 at Webster Hall. Tickets for that show are on sale now.

Updated dates (including some newly-announced shows), with the song stream, below...

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Lydia Loveless - "MIle High"

Lydia Loveless -- 2014 Tour Dates
May 23 Lexington, KY - Willie's
May 27 Houston, TX - FitzGerald's*
May 28 New Orleans, LA - One Eyed Jack's*
May 29 Atlanta, GA - Terminal West*
May 30 Asheville, NC - Grey Eagle Music Hall*
May 31 Washington, DC - 9:30 Club*
June 2 Cambridge, MA - The Sinclair*
June 3 New York, NY - Webster Hall*
June 4 Millvale, PA - Mr. Small's Theatre*
June 5 Cleveland, OH - Beachland Ballroom*
June 6 Columbus, OH - Newport Music Hall*
June 7 Indianapolis, IN - Vogue Theatre*
June 13 Chattanooga, TN - Nightfall 2014
June 21 Cincinnati, OH - Paddlefest
July 11 Cincinnati, OH - Bunbury Festival
July 25 Grand Rapids, MI - Tip Top Deluxe
July 26 Chicago, IL - Wicker Park Fest
Aug 15 Buffalo, NY - Sportsman's Tavern
Aug 16 Roxbury, NY - Roxbury Arts Center
Aug 22 Manhattan, KS - Aggie Central Station
Aug 23 Rock Island, IL - RIBCO
Aug 24 Madison, WI - Orton Park Festival
Aug 29 Bloomington, IN - Upland Brewery
Aug 31 Cookville, TN - Muddy Roots Music

* = w/ Old 97's

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Comments (4)

She cute!

Posted by Anonymous | May 14, 2014 12:26 PM

Yeah Lydia!

Posted by Anonymous | May 14, 2014 1:24 PM

Serious pipes, bad attitude--what's not to like?

Posted by Anonymous | May 14, 2014 3:01 PM

I'm going to preorder these right now. Lydia and Kesha are my two favorite girls in music, so the Blind cover is everything. If Kesha covers Hurts So Bad, I'll be truly happy.

Posted by Cece | May 14, 2014 7:06 PM

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