Wanting Sells Out Tour Dates; More Shows Added, Including CMJ Showcase

In light of her tour dates selling out almost immedately after being announced, Chinese-born, Vancouver-based songstress Wanting has added second performances in Los Angeles and New York City. She's also been added to an offcial CMJ showcase at The Living Room on October 16th (full list of dates is below). In a recent live review of the Zebra Music Festival near Shanghai, Billboard.biz said, "This Chinese-born, Canada-based singer-songwriter put on an unparalleled set thick with emotion, energy and musical chops…with a soulful, expressive voice, vulnerable lyrics and striking looks.”

Wanting released her debut album, Everything In World, in North America in April, and left for China soon after, where Universal Music China released the album in July. Everything In The World went Platinum in its first week. Wanting has been touring across China all summer, playing various headline shows and festivals in front of audiences of nearly 40,000; the album is now Triple Platinum in China and Double Platinum in Hong Kong and Platinum in Malaysia.  It also remains the #1 selling album in China

Wanting upcoming tour dates:
Sun, Oct 7 Vancouver, CA @ The Rio (8:00pm)
Tues, Oct 9 Los Angeles, CA @ Hotel Café (early show; 9:00pm)
Tues, Oct 9 Los Angeles, CA @ Hotel Cafe (late show; 11:00pm)
Sun, Oct 14 New York, NY @ Rockwood Music Hall (2:00pm)
Mon, Oct 15 New York, NY @ Rockwood Music Hall (7:00pm)
Tues, Oct 16 New York, NY @ The Living Room (CMJ; 10:45pm)
Thur, Oct 18 Toronto, ON @ Mod Club (7:00pm)

Press contact: 

Danielle Romeo | romeo@nettwerk.com, Meg Greenhorn | mgreenhorn@nettwerk.com