Today, The Revivalists shared a new album track titled “The Long Con”, which explores the current political landscape on their upcoming studio LP. Pour it into the night will be released on June 2 via Concord Records. In particular, his lead radio single “Kid” is currently climbing the charts, hitting the Top 10 on AAA and trending in the same group on Alternative Radio while garnering over 1.3 million plays.
The track from the new album uses punchy rhythms, understated distortion and gospel-style singing to acknowledge the divisions in our country while sharing the hope that the nation can hold on to the power of love.
“’the long scam is a song for the marginalized, the underrepresented and the exploited. It’s heartbreaking to see what’s happening in our country,” said Revivalists vocalist and guitarist David Shaw. “I wanted to write a song that we could all sing together at our concerts and feel really connected and aligned. It is a song for the people”.
The Revivalists’ aforementioned lead single “Kid” landed the band on this week’s version of Apple Music’s ALT CTRL playlist, and it’s also an anthem of hope, but rather it inspires a love of life. life from the very moment. The song also comes with a graffiti-inspired stop-motion video directed by Johnny Chew, paying homage to the architectural and artistic aesthetic that defines the band’s New Orleans home.
The Revivalists are ready to kick off their renowned live performances to celebrate their upcoming album with performances at New Orleans Jazz Fest, Bonnaroo, Innings Festival, Rendezvous Festival and more, along with their North American tour, which includes dates co- headlines with The Head. and The Heart from June 30, followed by co-headlining dates with Band Of Horses from July 28. They complete their tour dates with a return to Red Rocks Amphitheater in Morrison, Colo., for a headlining show on September 14. For more information and to find tickets for The Revivalists tour here.
Listen to “The Long Con” below.
The Revivalists 2023 Live Dates
March 19 – Tampa, FL – Festival Innings
March 31 – Jackson, WY – Rendezvous Festival
April 28-30 – New Orleans, LA – New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival
April 28 – New Orleans, LA – The Fillmore
June 9 – Atlanta, GA – Fox Theater
June 10 – Beech Mountain, North Carolina – Beech Mountain Resort
June 18 – Manchester, TN – Bonnaroo
June 30th – Kansas City, MO – Starlight Theater #
July 1 – Waite Park, MN – The Ledge Amphitheater #
July 3 – Cedar Rapids, IA – McGrath Amphitheater #
July 5 – Selbyville, DE – Freeman Arts Pavilion #
July 6 – Raleigh, NC – Red Hat Amphitheater #
July 8 – Columbia, MD – Merriweather Post Office Pavilion #
July 9 – Asbury Park, NJ – Stone Pony Summer Stage (only with head and heart)
July 12 – Philadelphia, PA – Skyline Stage at the Mann #
July 14 – Bridgeport, CT – Hartford Healthcare Amphitheater #
July 15 – Gilford, NH – Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion #
July 26 – Toronto, ON – STORY (only with The Heavy Heavy)
July 28 – Chautauqua, NY – Chautauqua Amphitheater ^
July 29 – Indianapolis, IN – TCU Amphitheater at White River State Park ^
August 1 – Milwaukee, WI – Riverside Theater *
August 3rd – Oshkosh, WI – Leach Amphitheater *
6th August – Cleveland, OH – Jacobs Pavilion *
Aug 8 – Portland, ME – Thompson Point ^
August 10 – Brooklyn, New York – Prospect Park ^
August 11 – Boston, MA – Leader Bank Pavilion ^
August 31 – Berkeley, CA – Greek Theater *
September 2 – Troutdale, OR – Edgefield Amphitheater (only with The Heavy Heavy)
September 6 – Las Vegas, NV – The Theater at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas*
September 9 – San Diego, CA – Gallagher Plaza at Petco Park*
September, 10th – Los Angeles, CA – The Greek Theater ^
September 14 – Morrison, CO – Red Rocks Amphitheater (supporting Band of Horses & The Heavy Heavy)
September 17 – Telluride, CO – Telluride Blues & Beer Festival
# co-headline with The Head and The Heart and endorsement by Jaime Wyatt
^ co-owner with Band of Horses
* co-headline with Band of Horses and support from The Heavy Heavy