Contact Us

Common Holly shares “Joshua Snakes,” announces tour

Common Holly
photo by Alex Apostolidis

Common Holly has shared a second single off her upcoming album When I say to you Black Lightning, which is due October 11 via Barsuk/Solitaire. The new single is called “Joshua Snakes,” and like lead single “Central Booking,” it sees Common Holly exploring dreamy, off-kilter art pop and coming out with a song that stays accessible while taking all kinds of abrupt, unexpected turns. Here’s what main member Brigitte Naggar told Stereogum about it:

“Is that a rock n roll guitar riff?” my co-producer Devon asked, when I first played him “Joshua Snakes” on an acoustic guitar. Then he wrote down “scary, funky, booty tune” in his notebook.

Listen and watch the Steven Z-directed video below.

Common Holly is opening for Pinegrove on tour this September, including shows in New Haven, Boston, Toronto, Detroit, Chicago, and more; and she also just announced a headlining tour happening after that. The newly-added dates include Princeton, NJ’s Terrace Club on 12/5 and Ridgewood, NY’s Trans-Pecos on 12/6 (tickets). All dates are listed below.

Subscribe to Brooklyn Vegan on

Common Holly — 2019 Tour Dates
09/03 – New Haven, CT, USA @ Toad’s Place*
09/04 – Boston, MA, USA @ Royale*
09/05 – Boston, MA, USA @ Royale*
09/06 – South Burlington, VT, USA @ Higher Ground Showcase*
09/08 – Toronto, ON, CAN @ The Opera House Toronto*
09/09 – Detroit, MI, USA @ Majestic Theatre*
09/10 – Chicago, IL, USA @ Lincoln Hall*
09/11 – Chicago, IL, USA @ Thalia Hall Chicago*
09/12 – Madison, WI, USA @ Majestic Theatre*
09/14 – Minneapolis, MN, USA @ Fine Line Music Café*
09/15 – Fargo, ND, USA @ The Aquarium*
09/16 – Soiux Falls, SD, USA @ Icon Lounge + Events*
09/17 – Omaha, NE, USA @ The Waiting Room Lounge*
11/26 – Montreal, QC, Canada @ Casa Del Popolo
11/28 – Toronto, ON, Canada @ The Drake
12/03 – Washington, DC, USA @ Pie Shop
12/04 – Philadelphia, PA, USA @ Everybody Hits
12/05 – Princeton, NJ, USA @ Terrace Club
12/06 – Brooklyn, NY, USA @ Trans Pecos
12/08 – Pittsburgh, PA, USA @ Club Cafe
12/10 – Cleveland, OH, USA @ Beachland Tavern
12/12 – Milwaukee, WI, USA @ Cactus Club
12/16 – Seattle, WA, USA @ Barboza
12/17 – Portland, OR, USA @ Mississippi Studios
12/18 – San Francisco, CA, USA @ Cafe Du Nord
12/21 – Los Angeles, CA, USA @ Echo (Early Show)

*supporting Pinegrove

Check It Out

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://www.brooklynvegan.com using your original account information.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for BrooklynVegan quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!