Although Laura Stevenson & the Cans officially formed in 2007, it was the success of their first LP and CD, A Record, that marked the path to their success. The album, downloaded 25,000 since 2008, sparked interest in the music, attracting audiences and devoted fans.
Fans can expect new music and tour dates from Laura Stevenson & the Cans. The indie rock/folk band is set to release their second album, Sit Resist, on April 26th, 2011. Sit Resist will be released through Don Giovanni Records, who signed Laura Stevenson & the Cans on November 2010. Laura Stevenson & the Cans are currently touring the United States, and will be performing in Austin, Texas for South By Southwest from March 16 thru March 19.
For a taste of Sit Resists’s melodic instrumental sounds, and Laura Stevenson’s intimate voice, before SXSW, feel free to listen “Master Of Art” below and download here.
Laura Stevenson & the Cans tour dates:
Feb..24 Ithaca, NY @ Delilah’s
Feb 25 New Paltz, NY @ Elting Library
Mar.6 Purchase, NY @ Purchase College Co-op
Mar.7 Pittsburgh, PA @ 222 Ormsby
Mar.8 Cleveland Heights, OH @ Grog Shop
Mar.9 Oberlin, OH @ Cat In The Cream
Mar.10 Lansing, MI @ Mac’s Bar
Mar.11 Columbus, OH @ Rumba Cafe
Mar.12 Normal, IL @ Firehouse Pub
Mar.13 St. Louis, MO @ Off Broadway
Mar.15 Little Rock, AR @ White Water Tavern
Mar.16-19 Austin, TX @ SXSW
Mar. 20 Hot Springs, AR @ Valley Of The Vapors Festival
Mar.22 Louisville, KY @ Keswick Democratic Club
Mar.23 Newport, KY @ Southgate House
Mar.24 Erie, PA @ the Crooked
Mar.25 Buffalo, NY @ Mohawk Place
Mar.26 Philadelphia, PA @ the Fire