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The future continues to look bright for The Lumineers, who wrapped 2013 with a Platinum certification for their debut album in both the United States and Ireland, and with Gold certifications in the U.K., Australia and Canada.
By the April 2014, the band rolled its momentum straight into Record Store Day and the special release of a 10" vinyl called "The Winter EP." Though it wasn't marked as an official follow-up to their debut, the songs on both Side A ("Ain't Nobody's Problem," "This Must Be the Place") and Side B (Elouise" and "Darlene") were released for the first time in any physical format.
The following month at the BMI Pop Awards, The Lumineers captured the award for BMI Pop Song of the Year, along with the Most Performed Song of the Year award for "Ho Hey." And of course with all this hardware and accolades, it was only a matter of time before the band embarked on its biggest North American tour.
Mashed in between sets at both weekends at Coachella, the Lumineers kicked off their trek at Berkeley's Greek Theatre on April 19th. That set the stage for a run of festival appearances, like Atlanta's Shake Knee, George's Sasquatch!, Camden's XPoNential, and headline shows at Spring's The Cynthia Wood Mitchell Pavilion, Minneapolis' Target Centere and Clarkston's DET Energy Music Theatre.
The Lumineers are now in the midst of an overseas run that won't wrap until November, with stops in Norway, Japan, the Philippines, Colombia, Chile, Argentina, and Brazil.
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They are one of the brightest young acts on the music scene today. In fact, some might say the upward trajectory of the Lumineers has been wonderfully illuminating, born of nothing more than a guitar and some songs by founder Wesley Schultz.
It was Schultz himself who, in the spring of 2005, began to collaborate with childhood friend Jeremiah Fraites. Eventually the two packed up and left New York, citing the city's 'cutthroat music scene' and the 'high cost of living.' They settled in Denver, Colorado and placed a Craigslist ad for a cellist. The classically trained Neyla Pakarek answered the call, and the duo became a trio.
It was the Meadowlark, a basement club in Denver, where The Lumineers really took shape. As the trio gathered to write and perform for open mic night, they refined their sound even more. Eventually, they signed a management deal with Onto Entertainment after their video for the soon-to-be smash hit "Ho Hey" hit YouTube.
An eponymous, self-recorded EP led to a self-booked tour in 2011, and before long The Lumineers had a grass-roots following that stretched across the Western half of the U.S., all the way back to the East Coast. Stelth Ulvang (piano) and Ben Wahamaki (bass) joined them full-time in 2012, just as "Ho Hey" was climbing inside the Top 5 of the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
With sold out shows in Europe, the UK, Australia and the U.S., many Lumineers concerts have been moved to larger venues. Fanning the fervor were nominations for Best New Artist and Best Americana Album at the Grammy Awards, a nod to the melodies and soulful lyrics fans have truly fallen hard for.
The Lumineers Ho Hey Their Way To The UK
The Lumineers Concert Tickets & Tour Dates The Lumineers Concerts The Lumineers Video for "Ho Hey" The Lumineers Tour Spreading the folklore of their folk rock fame across the Atlantic, The Lumineers have announced a second tour of Ireland & the UK this November. These Lumineers UK tour dates will hit six cities in eight…Read more
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The Lumineers Tour Dates 2015
date city state venue 01/13/2015 Denver CO Ogden Theatre
The Lumineers Tour Dates 2014
date city state venue 11/25/2014 Buenos Aires C Niceto Club 11/18/2014 Mexico City Dif Vive Cuervo Salon 07/19/2014 Tonsberg 07 Slottsfjell Festival Grounds 07/16/2014 Rome RM Ippodromo Le Capannelle 07/15/2014 San Gimignano Piazza Duomo 07/09/2014 Madrid Mad La Riviera 06/22/2014 Dover DE Dover International Speedway 06/19/2014 Dover DE Dover International Speedway 02/08/2014 Tokyo 13 Shibuya AX 02/07/2014 Osaka ?? Club Quattro 01/31/2014 Adelaide SA Bonython Park 01/28/2014 Newtown ?? Enmore Theatre 01/23/2014 Melbourne Vic Palace Theatre
The Lumineers Tour Dates 2013
date city state venue 12/11/2013 Oslo 03 Sentrum Scene 12/08/2013 Koln NW Koln Palladium 12/07/2013 Berlin BE Columbia Halle 12/06/2013 Munich ?? Zenith - Munich 12/03/2013 Bologna BO Estragon 12/01/2013 Brussels Cirque Royal 11/28/2013 London Lnd Alexandra Palace 11/27/2013 Plymouth Devon Plymouth Pavilions 11/26/2013 Birmingham W Mids O2 Academy Birmingham 11/23/2013 Edinburgh Edinburgh Edinburgh Corn Exchange 11/22/2013 Manchester Lancashire O2 Apollo Manchester 11/21/2013 Dublin D The O2 - Dublin 11/18/2013 Amsterdam Nhl Heineken Music Hall 11/17/2013 Paris Ile Zenith de Paris 10/20/2013 Boca Raton FL Sunset Cove Amphitheater 10/19/2013 Tampa FL USF Sun Dome 10/18/2013 Saint Augustine FL St. Augustine Amphitheatre 10/16/2013 New Orleans LA UNO Lakefront Arena 10/14/2013 Nashville TN Ryman Auditorium 10/13/2013 Nashville TN Ryman Auditorium 10/12/2013 Nashville TN Ryman Auditorium 10/11/2013 Lexington KY Memorial Coliseum 10/09/2013 Tuscaloosa AL Tuscaloosa Amphitheater 10/08/2013 Memphis TN Mud Island Amphitheatre 10/07/2013 Indianapolis IN The Lawn at White River 10/05/2013 Indianapolis IN The Lawn at White River 10/04/2013 St. Louis MO Chaifetz Arena 10/03/2013 Oklahoma City OK OKC Downtown Airpark 10/01/2013 Phoenix AZ Comerica Theatre 09/28/2013 Los Angeles CA Greek Theatre 09/27/2013 Los Angeles CA Greek Theatre 09/26/2013 Santa Barbara CA Santa Barbara Bowl 09/25/2013 San Francisco CA America's Cup Pavilion 09/22/2013 Portland OR Portland Memorial Coliseum 09/21/2013 Redmond WA Marymoor Park 09/20/2013 Redmond WA Marymoor Park 09/19/2013 Burnaby BC Deer Lake Park 09/17/2013 Magna UT The Great Saltair 09/15/2013 Morrison CO Red Rocks Amphitheatre 09/14/2013 Morrison CO Red Rocks Amphitheatre 09/03/2013 London London Roundhouse 08/23/2013 Leeds Yorkshire Bramham Park 08/22/2013 Belfast Ant Custom House Square 08/04/2013 Montreal QC Parc Jean-Drapeau 08/03/2013 Chicago IL Grant Park 08/03/2013 Chicago IL Grant Park 08/02/2013 Montreal QC Parc Jean-Drapeau 08/02/2013 Chicago IL Grant Park 08/02/2013 Chicago IL Vic Theatre 07/31/2013 Toronto ON Downsview Park 07/29/2013 New York NY Terminal 5 07/28/2013 Newport RI Fort Adams State Park 07/27/2013 Camden NJ Susquehanna Bank Center 07/26/2013 Newport RI Fort Adams State Park 07/26/2013 Columbia MD Merriweather Post Pavilion 07/25/2013 Floyd VA Floydfest Grounds 07/25/2013 Floyd VA Floydfest Grounds 07/11/2013 Kinross Pkn Balado Park 07/09/2013 Segrate Province of Milan Circolo Magnolia 07/02/2013 Arendal Tromoya 06/29/2013 Paris Ile L'Olympia 06/21/2013 Dover DE Dover International Speedway 06/14/2013 Charleston SC Family Circle Magazine Stadium 06/13/2013 Cary NC Koka Booth Amphitheatre 06/13/2013 Manchester TN Manchester Farm 06/12/2013 Portsmouth VA nTelos Wireless Pavilion 06/09/2013 New York NY Randalls Island 06/07/2013 New York NY Randalls Island 06/07/2013 Canandaigua NY Constellation Brands Performing Arts Center 06/06/2013 Clarkston MI DTE Energy Music Theatre 06/04/2013 Cincinnati OH Riverbend Music Center 06/01/2013 Bonner Springs KS Cricket Wireless Amphitheater - KS 05/31/2013 Minneapolis MN Target Center 05/30/2013 Lincoln NE Pinewood Bowl Theater 05/28/2013 Garden City ID Revolution Center 05/26/2013 George WA Gorge Amphitheatre 05/24/2013 George WA Gorge Amphitheatre 05/05/2013 Atlanta GA Masquerade 05/04/2013 Cincinnati OH PNC Pavilion 05/03/2013 Toronto ON Sound Academy 05/02/2013 Toronto ON Sound Academy 05/01/2013 Montreal QC Metropolis 04/30/2013 Hamilton ON FirstOntario Centre 04/26/2013 Austin TX Austin360 Amphitheater 04/25/2013 Grand Prairie TX Verizon Theatre at Grand Prairie 04/24/2013 The Woodlands TX The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion 04/19/2013 Indio CA Empire Polo Field 04/19/2013 Berkeley CA Greek Theatre - Berkeley 04/12/2013 Indio CA Empire Polo Field 03/29/2013 Richmond Corner Hotel 03/28/2013 Newtown ?? Enmore Theatre 03/27/2013 Sydney Nsw Metro Theatre 03/12/2013 London London O2 Academy Brixton 03/11/2013 London London O2 Academy Brixton 03/07/2013 Paris Ile Le Trianon 03/05/2013 Zurich ZH Komplex 457 02/28/2013 Berlin BE Postbahnhof 02/27/2013 Koln NW Luxor 02/26/2013 Amsterdam Nhl Paradiso 02/24/2013 Brighton Sxe Concorde 2 02/23/2013 Birmingham War The Institute 02/22/2013 Bristol Bst O2 Academy Bristol 02/20/2013 London Lnd O2 Shepherds Bush Empire 02/18/2013 Glasgow Rfw O2 ABC Glasgow 02/17/2013 Liverpool Lan O2 Academy Liverpool 02/16/2013 Dublin D Olympia Theatre 02/09/2013 Upper Darby PA Tower Theater 02/05/2013 Pittsburgh PA Stage AE 02/04/2013 Boston MA House of Blues Boston 02/02/2013 New York NY Terminal 5 02/01/2013 New York NY Terminal 5 01/31/2013 Upper Darby PA Tower Theater 01/30/2013 Washington DC DAR Constitution Hall
The Lumineers Tour Dates 2012
date city state venue 12/31/2012 Denver CO Ogden Theatre 12/30/2012 Denver CO Ogden Theatre 12/22/2012 Philadelphia PA Wells Fargo Center 12/21/2012 Brooklyn NY Barclays Center 12/20/2012 New York NY P.C. Richard & Son Theater 12/19/2012 Manchester NH Verizon Wireless Arena 12/18/2012 Baltimore MD Royal Farms Arena 12/17/2012 Clifton Park NY Upstate Concert Hall 12/16/2012 Norfolk VA The Norva 12/15/2012 Charlottesville VA John Paul Jones Arena 12/14/2012 Charlottesville VA John Paul Jones Arena 12/12/2012 Raleigh NC PNC Arena 12/11/2012 Duluth GA Gwinnett Center 12/08/2012 Universal City CA Gibson Amphitheatre 12/04/2012 Seattle WA Key Arena 12/03/2012 Vancouver BC Vogue Theatre 12/02/2012 Portland OR Crystal Ballroom 11/17/2012 Hamburg HH Uebel & Gefahrlich 11/16/2012 Berlin BE Festsaal Kreuzberg 11/14/2012 Paris Ville De Paris Le Trabendo 11/12/2012 London London The Lexington 11/12/2012 London Hmf KOKO 11/02/2012 Glasgow Glg O2 Academy Glasgow 10/19/2012 Atlanta GA Masquerade 10/18/2012 Birmingham AL Workplay Theatre 10/17/2012 Oxford MS Lyric Theatre Oxford 10/16/2012 New Orleans LA House of Blues New Orleans 10/14/2012 Austin TX Zilker Park 10/12/2012 Austin TX Zilker Park 10/10/2012 Sacramento CA Harlows Night Club 10/09/2012 Sacramento CA Harlows Night Club 10/07/2012 Santa Ana CA The Observatory 10/05/2012 Santa Barbara CA Lobero Theatre 10/02/2012 Los Angeles CA Fonda Theatre 10/01/2012 Los Angeles CA Fonda Theatre 09/29/2012 Mountain View CA Shoreline Amphitheatre 09/28/2012 Tempe AZ Marquee Theatre 09/27/2012 Tucson AZ Rialto Theatre 09/24/2012 Lawrence KS Liberty Hall 09/23/2012 Milwaukee WI Riverside Theatre 09/21/2012 Chicago IL Logan Square Auditorium 09/20/2012 Chicago IL Riviera Theatre 09/17/2012 London London Hoxton Square Bar & Kitchen 09/10/2012 Ottawa ON Ottawa Folk Festival 08/23/2012 Birmingham AL Alabama Theatre 08/21/2012 Nashville TN Mercy Lounge 08/21/2012 Nashville TN Cannery Ballroom 08/19/2012 Charlottesville VA nTelos Wireless Pavilion 08/18/2012 Cary NC Koka Booth Amphitheatre 08/15/2012 Asheville NC The Grey Eagle 08/11/2012 Columbus OH Lifestyle Communities Pavilion 08/09/2012 Boston MA House of Blues Boston 08/06/2012 New York NY Central Park Summerstage 07/28/2012 Morrison CO Red Rocks Amphitheatre 07/20/2012 Camden NJ Wiggins Park 07/20/2012 Seattle WA Capitol Hill (Block Party) 07/20/2012 Camden NJ Wiggins Park 07/01/2012 Baltimore MD Rams Head Live 06/30/2012 Norfolk VA The Norva 06/01/2012 Dallas TX The Prophet Bar 05/31/2012 Austin TX Antone's 05/30/2012 Houston TX Fitzgerald's 05/25/2012 Indianapolis IN Radio Radio 05/24/2012 Indianapolis IN Radio Radio 05/12/2012 Denver CO Bluebird Theater 05/11/2012 Denver CO Bluebird Theater 04/29/2012 Kansas City MO The Riot Room 04/28/2012 Saint Louis MO Blueberry Hill 04/26/2012 Chapel Hill NC Local 506 04/22/2012 Vienna VA Jammin Java 04/21/2012 Brooklyn NY Music Hall of Williamsburg 04/20/2012 Boston MA The Red Room @ Cafe 939 04/18/2012 Northampton MA Iron Horse Music Hall 04/17/2012 South Burlington VT Higher Ground 04/13/2012 Evanston IL SPACE 04/12/2012 Madison WI The Frequency 04/11/2012 Minneapolis MN 7th Street Entry 04/09/2012 Ames IA The Maintenance Shop 04/06/2012 Bellvue CO Mishawaka Amphitheatre 04/05/2012 Salt Lake City UT The State Room 04/04/2012 Boise ID Neurolux Lounge 04/01/2012 Vancouver BC The Media Club 03/31/2012 Seattle WA Tractor Tavern 03/30/2012 Portland OR Mississippi Studios 03/25/2012 Santa Cruz CA The Crepe Place 03/24/2012 San Francisco CA Cafe Du Nord 03/21/2012 San Diego CA The Casbah 03/02/2012 Avon CO Nottingham Park