lespecial Announces Spring 2018 dates

Boston/New York based band lespecial has announced additional dates for Spring of 2018. The trio will be hitting Albany, Brooklyn and Buffalo throughout their three month long run. Throughout the announced dates, lespecial will be making stops with a variety of bands including Electric Love Machine, Cycles and Zion I Crew.

Known for their livetronica, dark future grooves, lespecial has spent the last few months on the road in support of their album cheen.Released on Halloween, the band’s second full length album highlights their ability to span genres and sounds.

lespecial bassist Luke Bemand told NYS Music that the band is excited for the tour ahead of them. “Our Spring Tour has us covering some serious ground, ” he noted. ” We’re especially looking forward to the Zion I x lespecial run in the southeast, two sets each night, one backing Zion I and one lespecial late set. We’re also bringing our buddies Cycles, who we just did a really successful run of shows with in Colorado, to Boston, Bridgeport and Burlington, and our fans there are going to really dig these guys. The cheen is growing throughout the lands.”

lespecial is slated to kick off the 2018 festival with announced dates at Some Kind of Jam and Germination.

Feb. 1 – Madison, WI – The Frequency
Feb. 2 – Menasha, WI – The Source Public House ^
Feb. 3 – Chicago, IL – Tonic Room ^
Feb. 9 – Manchester, NH – Jewel Music Venue Manchester NH
Feb. 10 – Portland, ME – Portland House of Music and Events
Feb. 15 – Worcester, MA – Electric Haze
Feb. 16 – Albany, NY – The Hollow Bar + Kitchen
Feb. 21 – Baltimore, MD – The 8×10 ”
Feb. 22 – Lancaster, PA – Tellus360 ”
Feb. 23 – Stroudsburg, PA – Sherman Theater ”
Feb. 24 – Wilkes-Barre, PA – River Street Jazz Cafe ”
March 3 – Asheville, NC – Asheville Music Hall *
March 4 – Nashville,  TN – The Basement East *
March 7 – Dunedin, FL – Dunedin Brewery *
March 8 – Jacksonville, FL – Nighthawks *
March 9 – Jupiter, FL – Guanabanas Island Restaurant and Bar *
March 10 – Charleston, SC – Charleston Pour House *
March 12 – Atlanta, GA – Aisle 5 *
March 13 – Raleigh, NC – The Pour House Music Hall *
March 14 – Richmond, VA – The Camel *
March 15 – Philadelphia, PA – World Cafe Live *
March 17 – Washington, D.C. – Union Stage *
March 23 – Brooklyn, NY – Knitting Factory Brooklyn
April 6 – Buffalo, NY – Nietzsche’s
April 7 – Erie, PA – Kings Rook Club
April 19 – Bridgeport CT The Acoustic %
April 20 – Boston, MA – Brighton Music Hall %
April 21 – Burlington, VT – Nectar’s %
April 27 – Oakdale, CA – Serenity Gathering *
April 28 – Schuylkill Haven, PA – Jibberjazz Productions Some Kind of Jam
May 18 – Harmony, ME – Germination
May 19 – Harmony, ME – Germination

^ Primus set + lespecial set
” with Electric Love Machine
Zion I Crew x lespecial set + lespecial late set
% with Cycles