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Sinkane released new EP to benefit Charlottesville, expands tour

Sinkane (who recently played NYC’s Afropunk and Virginia’s Lockn’) has announced a new EP, titled Berlin Sessions, which contains expanded versions of songs from his most recent album Life & Livin’ It, as well as a rework of “Yacha,” a track from his 2014 record Mean Love, all performed by his excellent live band. All proceeds from the EP will be donated towards the Southern Law Poverty Center in wake of the recent horrific events in Charlottesville, VA. Sinkane released a statement about the EP via Facebook:

Sinkane is comprised of 6 people from different walks of life. We are a colorful band that believes in peace, love and hope. As citizens of the USA we are here to show the world that our country is a welcoming and accepting one. Where people take pride in diversity and learn from each other’s differences. As citizens of the world we are here to promote unity. We firmly condemn Nazism, White Supremacy, Islamophobia, Anti Semitism, Xenophobia, and hate of all kind.

You can stream and purchase the album below via Bandcamp.

Sinkane is currently embarking on a North American tour, some of that is opening for jam band Umphrey’s Mcgee, including their date at The Capitol Theatre on October 20 (tickets). He’s also just announced a new NYC-area headlining show at Brooklyn Bowl on October 19. Punk outfit The Kominas are tapped to open. Tickets are on sale now. All dates are listed below.

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Sinkane — 2017 Tour Dates
Jul 29 Juicy Beats Festival Dortmund, Germany
Aug 03 Brooklyn Bowl Brooklyn, NY
Aug 05 Appletree Garden Festival Diepholz, Germany
Aug 06 Food For Your Senses festival Tuntange(Lux), Luxembourg
Aug 09 Winterhurer Musikfestwochen Winterthur, Switzerland
Aug 10 Open Air Basel Basel, Switzerland
Aug 23-25 Lockn’ Music Festival Arrington, VA*
Aug 26 Afropunk Fest Brooklyn, NY
Sep 02 End of the Road Festival Dorset, United Kingdom
Sep 03 Liverpool Library Liverpool, United Kingdom
Sep 04 Stereo Glasgow, United Kingdom
Sep 05 Barrow Library Barrow In Furness, United Kingdom
Sep 06 Heaven London, United Kingdom
Sep 08 Bestival Lulworth, United Kingdom
Sep 09 LA GRANDE HALLE DE LA VILLETTE Paris, France
Sep 16 The Fillmore San Francisco, CA^
Sep 17 Sweetwater Music Hall Mill Valley, CA
Sep 20 Top Hat Lounge Missoula, MT^
Sep 21 Knitting Fatory Spokane, WA^
Sep 22 Nuemos Seattle, WA^
Sep 23 Wonder Ballroom Portland, OR^
Sep 24 Domino Room Bend, OR^
Sep 27 The State Room Salt Lake City, UT^
Sep 28 Belly Up Aspen, CO^
Sep 29 Fox Theater Boulder, CO^
Sep 30 Ogden Theater Denver, CO^
Oct 03 Last Exit Live Phoenix, AZ^
Oct 04 Belly Up Solana Beach, CA^
Oct 05 Teragram Ballroom Los Angeles, CA ^
Oct 19 Brooklyn Bowl Brooklyn, NY
Oct 20 The Capitol Theatre Port Chester, NY*
Oct 27 Palace Theatre St. Paul, MN
Oct 28 Palace Theatre St. Paul, MN
Nov 05 James Street Gastropub & Speakeasy Pittsburgh, PA
Nov 18 Hawks & Reed Performing Arts Center Greenfield, MA

* – w/ Umphrey’s McGee
^- w/ Turkuaz

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