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Jon McLaughlin Announces Fall ‘So Solo’ Tour (New Album Out Now)
· Toddstar on August 21 2012 03:52:10
Tour News


JON MCLAUGHLIN ANNOUNCES FALL
‘SO SOLO’ TOUR
New Album Promising Promises Out Now




(New York, NY) – Singer songwriter Jon McLaughlin will hit the road this fall for his headlining So Solo Tour.  The tour kicks off on October 6th  in Ames, IA and wraps on October 28th in Madison, WI.  Presale for tickets* will be available tomorrow August 21st at 10:00 AM local time here: http://bit.ly/JonMcLaughlinPre-Sale. With the purchase of a ticket from Jon’s webstore fans will receive a So Solo Tour T-shirt exclusively available at his store with a 20% discount.   Public on-sale will be August 24th.

Jon McLaughlin’s new album Promising Promises (Razor & Tie) was released earlier this year and features the single,   “Summer Is Over,” with Sara Bareilles- watch the video here on VEVO.   The song was selected by USA Today as a Playlist song of the week and described as “Piano notes swirl around the pair like an eddy of leaves.”

The mid-western born and raised Jon McLaughlin has released two albums 2007’s Indiana and 2008’s OK Now with Island Records.   His hit singles “Beautiful Disaster” and “Beating My Heart” propelled the singer songwriter up the charts and to date he has sold more than 1 million digital tracks and 170,000 albums.  In 2008 McLaughlin appeared as himself in the film Enchanted starring Amy Adams and Patrick Dempsey singing the song "So Close."  The song was nominated for an Academy Award and Jon performed it at the Oscars in front of 32 million US viewers.  The 29 year old McLaughlin plays both piano and guitar and has performed on such television shows as The Today Show, The Tonight Show and The CBS Early Show and been featured on NPR’s Weekend Edition.   USA Today has raved about his “indelibly catchy” music and Billboard has declared his songs have “instantaneous hit potential, and proper promotion could propel the artist to superstar status.”  McLaughlin has toured with Kelly Clarkson, Adele, Colbie Caillat, Sara Bareilles, One Republic, Paolo Nutini, Duffy and many more.

JON MCLAUGHLIN TOUR DATES:
October 6 – Ames, IA – The Maintenance Shop
October 7 – Omaha, NE – The Waiting Room
October 9 – St. Louis, MO – Blueberry Hill (Duck Room)
October 11 – Evanston, IL – SPACE
October 12 – Grand Rapids, MI – The Intersection
October 13 – Columbus, OH – The Basement
October 14 – Vienna, VA – Jammin’ Java
October 16 – Northampton, MA – Iron Horse Music Hall*
October 17 – Fairfield, CT – StageOne
October 19 – Wilmington, DE – World Café Live @ The Queen
October 20 – Asbury Park, NJ – The Saint
October 21 – New York, NY – Joe’s Pub
October 22 – Easton, MD – NightCat
October 24 – Decatur, GA – Eddie’s Attic
October 25 – Nashville, TN – Exit In
October 28 – Madison, WI – Redamte

* Presale for tickets will not be available today for October 16

LINKS:
www.jonmcl.com
www.facebook.com/jonmclaughlin
www.myspace.com/jonmclaughlin
www.twitter.com/jonmclaughlin

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