Our music video + new single drops Tuesday, April 17th 2018!
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After a successful 15-show tour to B.C. and back in 2017, Road Waves is going full steam ahead with this year’s Red Sun Rising tour.
Our first wave of announcements covers 5 provinces, includes 25 dates over 3 months, and another wave of date announcements is right around the corner – stay tuned!
MAY 5 This Ain’t Hollywood, Hamilton, ON
MAY 11 Warehouse, St. Catharines, ON*
MAY 13 Rainbow Bistro, Ottawa, ON*
MAY 17 Phog Lounge, Windsor, ON*
MAY 18 Come Together at Ghost Town, Durham, ON
May 19 The Townehouse Tavern, Sudbury, ON*
MAY 20 The Vape Escape, Sault Ste. Marie, ON*
MAY 25 Heartwood Concert Hall, Owen Sound, ON
MAY 26 Paddy Flaherty’s – Seaway Rd., Sarnia, Sarnia, ON
JUNE 9 Warehouse, St. Catharines, ON
JUNE 13 Plan B Lounge, Moncton, NB
JUNE 14 Grimross Brewing Co., Fredericton, NB
JUNE 15 O’Donaghue’s Irish Pub, Marimichi, NB
JUNE 16 Pub Down Under, Saint John, NB
JUNE 17 An Octopus’ Garden Cafe, Alma, NB
JUNE 20 The Red Herring Pub, St. Andrews, NB
JULY 13 LopLops, Sault Ste. Marie, ON
JULY 14 The Apollo, Thunder Bay, ON
JULY 15 X-Cues Cafe & Lounge, Winnipeg, MB
JULY 18 Flav’r Country Ranch, Langenburg, SK
JULY 20, Rollin Rock Bar & Grill – Gravelbourg, Gravelbourg, SK
JULY 22 The Rose & Crown Banff, Banff, AB
JULY 23 The Royal on Baker, Nelson, BC
JULY 25 Fernando’s Pub, Kelowna, BC
JULY 29 The 39 Days of July, Duncan, BC
* CD RELEASE PARTY
We had the pleasure this winter to work on our first music video with the DH Media crew.
‘So Long’ will be our first single off of Red Sun Rising and we cannot be more excited to get the ball rolling on this–and after all the physical labor involved [maneuvering the Niagara Gorge in the middle of winter with video camera equipment] we hope you LOVE and SHARE it to the world! Tuesday, April 17th is the drop date–in the meantime, here is some content from the shoots.
Upon returning from our first tour we decided it was time to hit the studio to work on our 2nd official album. We chose to work with Joe Lapinski [of The Joe Lapinski Band, The Woodshed Orchestra, Palooka, Bronx Cheerleader, Whitney Pea] and we got to be the first band to break in his home studio, ‘WOW! Recording Studio and Creative Music Space’ [https://www.facebook.com/theWOWsound/].
Recording with Joe was a liberating and creative experience that allowed us to explore the songs we brought to him more deeply. We shared very similar influences and even hipped each other to new artists to listen to. Look out for ‘Red Sun Rising’ on every platform near you, Friday, May 11th, 2018.
Road Waves Tour 2017
Road Waves’ first tour saw us leaving Ontario for the summer and surrounded by BC mountains. This adventure set the way for our future and showed us that we’re in it for the long run.
6/23 @ The New American Pub, Sault Ste. Marie, ON
6/24 @ Apollo Bar & Restaurant, Thunder Bay, ON
6/28 @ The root: community emporium, Lloydminster, SK
6/30 @ FrogFest, Rocky Mountain House, AB:
7/1 @ Blind Beggar Pub, Calgary, AB:
7/5 @The Royal on Baker, Nelson, BC
7/6 @ Grateful Fed, Kelowna, BC
7/7 @ The Roxy Cabaret, Vancouver, BC
7/8 @ The Vault Cafe, Nanaimo, BC
7/12 @ Winged Heart Farm, Salt Springs, BC:
7/19 @ The Apollo, Thunder Bay, ON
7/20 @ LopLops, Sault Ste Marie, ON
7/22 @ Livestock Niagara, Niagara Falls, ON:Poster art by Geoff Farnsworth
Digital Coloring by Rita Visser
This was such an important show for us! It marked Don’s initial trip with Road Waves, as well as Yo’s return to the band!
- Indigo Fever (1) (2)
- Sixth Street
- Humanize (3)
- Franklin’s Tower
(1)Beginning of the song cut off
(2)Sound guy was in the middle of a conversation while he was supposed to be doing levels. You can hear Ji yell over to him to turn up the bass
(3)‘Bessie’s Blues’ by John Coltrane tease
Hey there! Welcome to the new & improved Road Waves site. If you have any questions or comments, we’d love to hear them!