Lights Announces US Headlining Tour – Dates Inside! (@lights)

799Canada’s acclaimed pop multi-instrumentalistLightswill hit the road for a U.S. headlining tour in support of her current album,Little Machines. X-Ambassadors will support. The tour kicks off on February 14th, 2015, in Minneapolis. Tickets go on sale athttp://www.music.iamlights.comon Friday, December 19that 10am ET. Please see below for all dates.

Lights recently participated in Rdio’s highly popular Rdio Covers series, covering Future Islands “Seasons (Waiting On You).” The series features exclusively commissioned recordings from artists destined to break out in 2015 providing a fresh take on some of 2014’s biggest hits.Nylonpremiered Lights’ cover of “Seasons,” noting that she “transformed the electro-pop trackinto a broody ballad that brings newly-realized depth to the lyrics.” Listen to ithere.

In addition, Lights recently performed two of her songs on PerezTV. Watch her stripped-down versions of “Up We Go”hereand “Running with The Boys”here.

Lights has been perfecting her own unique brand of synth pop since she was 14. With a couple of Junos and Gold records under her belt, she’s amassed a dedicated ‘Lights Army’ over the years (1.3 million Facebook fans, over half a million Twitter fans), including self-professed fans Miley Cyrus, John Mayer, and K’Naan among others. She’s also collaborated with Kaskade and Deadmau5.

Little Machineswas produced and engineered by Drew Pearson, with key songs/singles mixed by Mark “Spike” Stent (Madonna, U2, Beyonce). The anthemic single, “Up We Go,” deemed “perhaps [Lights’] biggest banger to date,” byNoisey,follows intro track ‘Portal,’ whichRefinery29called “the wanderlust song of the summer.”

Lights upcoming tour dates are as follows:

 

02/14 Minneapolis, MN Mill City Nights

02/15 Omaha, NE The Waiting Room

02/17 Iowa City, IA Blue Moose Tap House

02/18 St. Louis, MO Ready Room

02/20 Dallas, TX Granada Theater

02/21 Austin, TX Emo’s

02/22 Houston, TX Warehouse Live

02/24 Orlando, FL Beacham Theater

02/25 Ft. Lauderdale, FL Culture Room

02/27 Atlanta, GA The Masquerade

02/28 Carrboro, NC Cat’s Cradle

03/01 Nashville, TN Rocketown

03/02 Charlotte, NC The Fillmore Charlotte

03/04 Norfolk, VA The NorVa

03/05 Pittsburgh, PA Mr. Small’s Theatre

03/06 Columbus, OH Skully’s Music Diner

03/07 Indianapolis, IN Deluxe at Old National Centre

03/09 Cleveland, OH House of Blues – Cleveland

03/10 Grand Rapids, MI The Intersection

Written by Juliet Schroder

Juliet Schroder

Juliet is the founder and executive producer/host of Celeb Secrets and Celeb Secrets Country. When not reporting on the latest news in pop culture and country music, she enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, and exploring the latest fashion trends.

Juliet holds a B.S. in marketing from St. John's University.

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