Bacon Brothers Announce New EP “Erato”, Summer Tour Dates

The Bacon Brothers have announced bi-coastal tour dates for this summer in support of their new EP Erato, to be released July 8.

The tour includes three performances in New York, with the band stopping in Rochester for the Rochester International Jazz Festival on June 24, New York City at City Winery on the 25th, and Caroga Lake at Sherman’s Park on July 30.

Top of the image: Erato. A crude drawing of a nude but covered woman sitting on a rock playing a zither, a harp-like stringed instrument, which is plugged into a Fender amplifier. Bottom: The Bacon Brothers.
Cover art for Erato by the Bacon Brothers.

Erato, the five song EP, is slated to be the brothers’ 11th studio release. They call their sound “Forosoco – a blend of folk, rock, soul and country influences.” “We’re still exploring the sound we began making 25 years ago; we’ve just gotten a lot better at it,” says Michael Bacon, an Emmy-winning composer whose found success alongside his brother Kevin, an A-list Hollywood actor.

For the EP’s lead single, “In Memory (Of When I Cared),” the brothers collaborated with Desmond Child, a Songwriters Hall of Fame member whose credits include Bon Jovi’s “Livin’ on a Prayer,” Aerosmith’s “Crazy,” and Joan Jett’s “I Hate Myself For Loving You.”

The Bacon Brothers also found collaboration from Kevin’s son Travis, who produced the track “Karaoke Town.”

The Bacon Brothers Tourdates

Jun 24—Rochester, NY—Rochester International Jazz Festival
Jun 25—New York, NY—City Winery
Jun 26—Atlantic City, NJ-–Sound Mind Music Festival
July 14—Minneapolis, MN – Dakota Jazz
July 30—Caroga Lake, NY – Sherman’s Park
July 31—Waterville, ME – Waterville Opera House
Aug 2—-Ocean City, NJ – Ocean City Music Pier
Aug 5—-Plymouth, NH – The Flying Monkey (Rescheduled)
Aug 6—-Brownfield, ME – Stone Mountain Arts Center (Rescheduled)
Aug 7—-Beverly, MA – The Cabot (Rescheduled)
Aug 24–San Juan Capistrano, CA – The Coach House
Aug 25–Solana Beach, CA – Belly Up Tavern
Aug 26–Agoura Hills, CA – The Canyon
Aug 27–Napa, CA – Blue Note Napa
Aug 28–Napa, CA – Blue Note Napa
Sep 9—-New Braunfels, TX – Gruene Hall
Sep 10–The Woodlands – Dosey Doe
Sep 11—Lubbock, TX – Cactus Theater

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