Lissie Set To Play Petty Fest On September 1312:51 AM
"Her new album My Wild West is primed to be a ray
of light amidst the doldrums of winter."- Marie Claire
"Don't be deceived by US folk singer Lissie's gentle demeanor; she's got the sort of agreeably huge voice that catches you off guard and stops you in your tracks."- Red Bull Music
Lissie is set to play Petty Fest on September 13 at The Fonda Theatre in Los Angeles, CA.
The lineup for also includes other amazing acts such as; Jakob Dylan, Carly Rae Jepsen, Brandon Boyd of Incubus, Matt Shultz of Cage The Elephant, Dhani Harrison, Summer Moon Featuring Nikolai Fraiture of The Strokes, Cameron Avery of Tame Impala, Danny Masterson, Stephen Perkins, Nikki Lane, Brett Dennen, The Pierces, Jack Dishel, Cory Chisel, Big Black Delta, Jonathan Tyler, The Shelters, Justin Warfield of She Wants Revenge, Eric Pulido of Midlake, Elvis Perkins, Emily Armstrong of Dead Sara, Adriel Denae, J-Council, and many more surprise guests! Tickets are on sale now, here: bit.ly/PettyFest913.
The following week Lissie will be back in Los Angeles, CA to kick off her solo national tour at the Troubadour on September 21.
Lissie's cover of Kid Cudi's "Pursuit of Happiness" was recently featured in the new Nike: Unlimited Pursuit Commercial, here: goo.gl/ogjmWV Lissie also recently teamed up with LADYGUNN to share her new music video for "Wild West"! "Wild West" was filmed by 4 brothers (ages 6, 8, 10, and 12) who took on the challenge of creating Lissie's new music video on their own.
Check out all of the incredible newsessions and features Lissie has been working on over the last few months, with Amy Poehler's Smart Girls, Baeble Music, Paste Magazine, Simon SAID, and NKD Mag:
+ Interview & photo shoot with Simon SAID
+ Acoustic sessions with Baeble Music & Paste Magazine
+ Interviews with Amy Poehler's Smart Girls & NKD Mag
Lissie recently teamed up with HelloGiggles to premiere her new acoustic video for "Sun Keeps Risin.'"
One of Lissie's most powerful tracks on the album, "Daughters" is a pro-feminist call-to-arms that took its cue from Liberian peace activist and Nobel Peace Prize winner Leymah Gbowee, subject of the documentary, Pray the Devil Back to Hell.
Lissie's two previous albums, 2010's Catching a Tiger and 2013's Back to Forever, both scored in the Top 20 of the U.K. charts and Top 5 in Norway, the former going gold in both countries.
With a career that has seen her open for renowned artist Lenny Kravitz (an early supporter), Tom Petty and even been asked to perform at Ashton Kutcher and Demi Moore's wedding, Lissie has had a wealth of incredible experiences that have made her the confident and determined artist she is today.
As she moves into the next journey, she said, "I feel I'm in a really good place. In fact, I'm already planning a follow-up album, My Mild Midwest."
Sep 13 - Lost Angeles, CA @ Petty Fest
Sep 21 - Los Angeles, CA @ Troubadour
Sep 22 - San Francisco, CA @ The Chapel
Sep 24 - Las Vegas, NV @ Daytime Village at the iHeartRadio Music Festival
Sep 26 - Austin, TX @ Antone's
Oct 5 - Minneapolis, MN @ Cedar Cultural Center
Oct 10 - Philadelphia, PA @ World Cafe Live
Oct 12 - New York, NY @ Bowery Ballroom
Oct 15 - Rock Island, IL @ Schwiebert Park - 5th Annual Laura's Legacy Concert