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The Cactus Blossoms Collaborate With Dan Auerbach, Announce Tour

THE CACTUS BLOSSOMS SHARE DAN AUERBACH COLLABORATION “GOT A LOTTA LOVE” FROM NEW ALBUM EASY WAY (MARCH 1)

MINNEAPOLIS BROTHER DUO ANNOUNCES WEST COAST HEADLINING TOUR + WILLIE NELSON’S LUCK REUNION

The Cactus Blossoms – Minneapolis-based brother duo Page Burkum and Jack Torrey – have shared another taste of their forthcoming album Easy Way (out March 1 on Walkie Talkie Records), the gorgeous Dan Auerbach co-write “Got A Lotta Love.” Torrey calls the track “the real love-on-the-rocks story I was searching for” during the Easy Way sessions. The song is the result of a visit to Dan Auerbach’s Nashville studio, where the brothers hit a jolt of inspiration while workshopping a melody they’d kicked around for months. Fifteen minutes later, the song was complete.

Listen to “Got A Lotta Love” here:

And watch a starkly beautiful performance of the song, shot recently in an empty storefront in the band’s hometown Minneapolis during the polar vortex:

After announcing their first 2019 tour dates last month, The Cactus Blossoms have also expanded their U.S. headlining tour to the west coast – adding a dozen new shows this April and May. They will also hit SXSW this year, including a stop at Willie Nelson’s annual Luck Reunion where they will join Mavis Staples, Nathaniel Rateliff and others.

To accompany the track release and tour announcement, The Cactus Blossoms have also shared “Got A Lotta Love Songs,” a Spotify playlist of their favorite romantic tunes from Charlie Rich to Kraftwerk. Check it out here: https://spoti.fi/2Gt2sfr

Recorded by Alex Hall at Reliable Recorders (JD McPherson) in Chicago, ‘Easy Way’ features ten new, original songs, and special contributors from Auerbach, Mike Lewis (Bon Iver, Andrew Bird) on saxophone and Joel Paterson (Devil in a Woodpile) on pedal steel. The new record has already been hailed for its “freak of genetics harmonies” (Rolling Stone) and “retro but up-to-the-minute” sound (New York Times).

CACTUS BLOSSOMS TOUR
April 5 – Mission Creek Music Festival – Iowa City, IA
April 6 – Lincoln Hall – Chicago, IL
April 7 – Hi-Fi – Indianapolis, IN
April 9 – Club Cafe – Pittsburgh, PA
April 10 – Underground Arts – Philadelphia, PA
April 11 – Bowery Ballroom – New York, NY
April 12 – The Sinclair – Cambridge, MA
April 13 – Higher Ground (Showcase Lounge) – Burlington, VT
April 14 – Petit Campus – Montreal, Canada
April 16 – Horseshoe Tavern – Toronto, Canada
April 17 – El Club – Detroit, MI
April 18 – Pyramid Scheme – Grand Rapids, MI
April 19 – The Back Room at Colectivo Coffee – Milwaukee, WI
April 25 – Reverb – Omaha, NE
April 26 – Globe Hall – Denver, CO
April 27 – The State Room – Salt Lake City, UT
April 30 – Tractor Tavern – Seattle, WA
May 1 – Doug Fir Lounge – Portland, OR
May 3 – Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, CA
May 4 – Troubadour – Los Angeles, CA
May 8 – White Oak Music Hall – Houston, TX

May 9 – 3TEN ACL Live – Austin, TX

May 10 – Club Dada – Dallas, TX

May 11 – VZD’s – Oklahoma City, OK

May 12 – The Riot Room – Kansas City, MO
May 24 – Nashville Boogie – Nashville, TN