Kevin Garrett @ CMJ, Tour w/ X Ambassadors & Teases New Single "Refuse" Out Oct 23 (Listen / Share)

Kevin Garrett @ CMJ, Tour w/ X Ambassadors & Teases New Single "Refuse" Out Oct 23 (Listen / Share)

Upcoming Dates With X Ambassadors

New Single “Refuse” Coming Oct. 23

LISTEN “Refuse” Teaser

Check Out His Breakout EP Mellow Drama

“The pensive, soulful artist blends R&B with mellifluous electronics” – Complex

“Garrett works with throbs and clicks: hollow-toned bass, a beat programmed with a light crackle, a flicker of guitar.” – Billboard

The singer-songwriter sings fresh air, sultry nights, and moves between love songs and out-of-love songs so smoothly.” – Entertainment Weekly

“Kevin Garrett’s music is the cure for what ails you.”VH1

“Hauntingly beautiful”Teen Vogue

Photo Credit: Shervin Lainez

Following the success of his Mellow Drama EP, Kevin Garrett announces a series of CMJ shows leading into his upcoming tour with X Ambassadors and shares a teaser of his upcoming single “Refuse” out 10/23. A full list of upcoming tour dates can be found below.

Known for poignant out-of-love songs that combine a reverence for classic soul with modern electronics and traditional instrumentation, the Brooklyn-based, Pittsburgh-born singer-songwriter released his debut Mellow Drama EP earlier this year to wide praise including The Fader, which premiered the collection saying, “Spanning five tracks, it fits in somewhere between James Blake and Sam Smith and plays like the sonic equivalent of leaning into an extant bruise—but he promises it’s not meant to hurt, at least not too much.”

Counting heavyweights such as Sam Smith and Katy Perry among his most ardent supporters, Garrett has shared the stage with with James Vincent McMorrow, Emily King, Norah Jones, and Maps & Atlases, performed at festivals such as Bonnarro, Electric Forest, and Montreal Jazz, and charted on Spotifyʼs Viral 50 list. And he’s only just begun…

Purchase Mellow Drama EP via iTunes / Stream it on Spotify

Kevin Garrett @ CMJ

Wed 10/14

8:00pm: ASCAP Showcase @ Webster Hall Studio (NYC)

10:00pm: HillyDilly Showcase @ Good Room (Brooklyn)

TH 10/15

9:00pm: UTA Showcase @ Rockwood Music Hall, Stage 2 (NYC)

Upcoming Tour Dates

*supporting X Ambassadors

** Red Bull Sound Select

10/21: Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club* – SOLD OUT

10/22: New York, NY @ The Bowery Ballroom* – SOLD OUT

10/23: Brooklyn, NY @ Music Hall of Williamsburg* – SOLD OUT

10/24: Boston, Ma @ Royale* – SOLD OUT

10/25: Philadelphia, PA @ The Electric Factory*

10/27: Richmond, VA @ The National*

10/28: Saxapahaw, NC @ Haw River Ballroom*

10/30: Birmingham, AL @Saturn Birmingham*

11/1: Nashville, TN @ Marathon Music works*

11/3: Chicago, IL @ Lincoln Hall*  – SOLD OUT

11/4: Minneapolis, MN @ Mill City Nights* – SOLD OUT

11/6: Des Moines, IA @ Wooly’s*

11/7: Kansas City, MO @ Arvest Bank Theatre*

11/9: Dallas, TX @ Cambridge Room, House of Blues*  – SOLD OUT

11/10: Dallas, TX @ Cambridge Room, House of Blues* – SOLD OUT

11/11: Austin, TX @Scoot Inn* – SOLD OUT

11/13: Tucson, AZ @ The Rock*

11/14: Hollywood, CA @ Fonda Theatre* – SOLD OUT

11/15: San Diego, CA @ The North Park Theater

11/16: Hollywood, CA @ Bardot**

11/18: Denver, CO @ Lost Lake Lounge

11/19: Omaha, NE @ Reverb Lounge

11/20: Chicago, IL @ Tonic Room

11/21: Cleveland, OH @ Beachland Tavern

Kevin Garrett: Website / Facebook / Twitter / Instagram / Soundcloud

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Kevin Garrett @ CMJ, Tour w/ X Ambassadors & Teases New Single "Refuse" Out Oct 23 (Listen / Share)