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Local Natives Share Video for New Song “Tap Dancer”

Violet Street Due Out April 26 via Loma Vista

Apr 11, 2019
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Local Natives are releasing a new album, Violet Street, on April 26 via Loma Vista. Now they have shared another song from the album, closing track "Tap Dancer," via a video for the track. Jonathan Chu directed the clip, which was shot in one-take and features an amazing performance by contemporary choreographer/dancer Micaela Taylor. Watch it below, followed by the band's upcoming tour dates.

Previously Local Natives shared two songs from Violet Street: "Café Amarillo" (via a video) and "When Am I Gonna Lose You" via a video that starred actress Kate Mara (The Martian, Megan Leavey). "When Am I Gonna Lose You" was one of our Songs of the Week. For Violet Street the band worked with producer Shawn Everett (Alabama Shakes, Kacey Musgraves, The War on Drugs).

Kelcey Ayer (Local Natives' co-vocalist, pianist, and one of the band's primary songwriters) released his debut solo album under the name Jaws of Love. (the period at the end of the name is intentional), Tasha Sits Close to the Piano, in 2017 via House Arrest.

Read our 16th Annual Artist Survey interview with Local Natives' Kelcey Ayer.

Read our 2016 interview with Local Natives on Sunlit Youth.

Read our 2017 Artist Survey interview with Local Natives' Kelcey Ayer.

Local Natives Tour Dates:

4/25 - HOLLYWOOD, CA @ Amoeba*
4/29 - LONDON, UK @ Rough Trade East SOLD OUT
4/30 - LONDON, UK @ Oslo SOLD OUT
5/2 - PARIS, FR @ Point Ephémère SOLD OUT
5/15 - VANCOUVER, BC @ Commodore Ballroom
5/16 - SEATTLE, WA @ Neptune Theater SOLD OUT
5/17 - SEATTLE, WA @ Neptune Theater SOLD OUT
5/18 - PORTLAND, OR @ Roseland Theater
5/21 - MINNEAPOLIS, MN @ First Avenue
5/23 - CHICAGO, IL @ Thalia Hall SOLD OUT
5/24 - CHICAGO, IL @ Thalia Hall SOLD OUT
5/25 - DETROIT, MI @ Majestic Theater
5/27 - TORONTO, ON @ Phoenix Concert Theater
5/28 - MONTREAL, QC @ The Rialto Theater
5/30 - BOSTON, MA @ Paradise Rock Club
5/31 - BOSTON, MA @ Paradise Rock Club SOLD OUT
6/1 - PITTSBURGH, PA @ Stage AE
6/3 - WASHINGTON, DC @ 9:30 Club
6/4 - WASHINGTON, DC @ 9:30 Club
6/6 - BROOKLYN, NY @ Brooklyn Steel
6/7 - BROOKLYN, NY @ Brooklyn Steel SOLD OUT
6/8 - PHILADELPHIA, PA @ Union Transfer
6/10 - RALEIGH, NC @ The Ritz
6/11 - ATLANTA, GA @ Buckhead Theater
6/13 - SAN ANTONIO, TX @ The Aztec Theater
6/14 - DALLAS, TX @ House of Blues
6/15 - AUSTIN, TX @ Stubb's Waller Creek Amphitheater
6/17 - DENVER, CO @ Ogden Theater
6/19 - SAN DIEGO, CA @  North Park Theatre
6/20 - SANTA ANA, CA @ The Observatory SOLD OUT
6/21 - OAKLAND, CA @ Fox Theatre
6/22 - LOS ANGELES, CA @ Hollywood Palladium
6/28 - ATHENS, GR @ Summer Nostos Festival
7/21 - Wooyung, AU @ Splendour in the Grass

* - in-store performance

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