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Lucy Dacus signs to Matador, shares new video, touring

Lucy Dacus
Lucy Dacus at BrooklynVegan SXSW 2016 (more by Amanda Hatfield)

Indie rock newcomer Lucy Dacus released her very good debut album No Burden earlier this year on the small EggHunt Records, and it’s now been announced that she’s made the move to Matador Records. That makes her labelmates with Thurston Moore, Kurt Vile, Belle & Sebastian, and many more. Congrats Lucy!

Matador will re-press No Burden in LP and CD formats on September 9. Today Lucy also put out a new video for the album’s standout single “I Don’t Wanna Be Funny Anymore,” where she gives us a glimpse of her life on tour. (She had already released one video for that song.) Watch it below.

She’ll also be heading on tour starting this summer,including some dates with Julien Baker, The Decemberists, Frightened Rabbit, and another promising indie rocker who recently signed to Matador, Car Seat Headrest. No NYC dates announced at the moment but stay tuned. All dates are listed below.

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Lucy Dacus – 2016 Tour Dates
July 11 – Grand Rapids, MI – Meijer Gardens Amphitheater @ w/ The Decemberists
July 12 – Ann Arbor, MI – Michigan Theater @ w/ The Decemberists
July 17 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Stage AE
July 19 – Philadelphia, PA @ Johnny Brenda’s
July 26 – Columbus, OH @ The Basement
July 27 – Chicago, IL @ Thalia Hall
July 28 – Chicago, IL @ Lollapalooza
August 4-6 – Olga, WA @ Doe Bay Resort and Retreat
August 7 – Seattle, WA @ Tractor Tavern
August 8 – Portland, OR @ Mississippi Studios – w/ Julien Baker
August 10 – San Francisco, CA @ Rickshaw Stop
August 11 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Echo
August 13 – San Diego, CA @ The Casbah
August 14 – Phoenix, AZ @ Valley Bar
August 16 – Austin, TX @ Stubb’s Bar-B-Q
August 17 – Dallas, TX @ Three Links
August 19 – Nashville, TN @ The Basement
August 20 – Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade – Purgatory
August 13 – Baltimore, MD @ Ram’s Head Live – w/ Frightened Rabbit
August 17 – Boston, MA @ The Sinclair – w/ Car Seat Headrest
August 18 – Montreal, QC @ Bar le Ritz PDB – w/ Car Seat Headrest
September 3 – Salisbury, UK @ End of the Road Festival
September 6 – London, UK @ The Old Blue Last
September 19 – Toronto, ON @ Virgin Mobile Mod Club – w/ Car Seat Headrest
September 21 – Detroit, MI @ El Club – w/ Car Seat Headrest
September 22 – Urbana, IL @ The Pygmalion Festival
September 24 – Cincinnati, OH @ MidPoint Music Festival
September 25 – Cleveland, OH @ Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum – w/ Car Seat Headrest
September 27 – Madison, WI @ Majestic Theatre – w/ Car Seat Headrest
October 1 – Austin, TX @ Austin City Limits Festival

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