Family Of The Year Tours With Milo Greene & Adds LA Residency Dates; Debut Album Out July 10

“We ♥ ♥ ♥ Family of the Year!” - Nylon

"If there's an off-center California pop sound for the here and now, this is probably what it sounds like." – LA Weekly

On July 10, Nettwerk Records will release the debut album from Los Angeles-based Family Of The Year, titled Loma Vista.

Starting July 21st, Family will share the stage with Milo Greene on select dates. The band has already played sold-out shows in England and across Europe, including a triumphant set at France’s renowned music festival Les Vieilles Charrues, and garnered support stints with Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, Mumford & Sons, Grouplove, Good Old War, Belle Brigade and more. To celebrate the album release, the band will have three shows in Los Angeles. Partnering with Filter Magazine, Family will start the month with a two-week residency at Bootleg Theatre (July 2 and July 9) followed by a record release party with local record shop, High-Fidelity on release day.

The band is excited to hit the road to perform new songs and already-familiar tracks from last year’s St. Croix EP; which was heralded by NPR as “ebullient, full of stylistic left turns” and “intense and atmospheric” by Rolling Stone.

Enlisting producer Wally Gagel (Rolling Stones, Muse, New Order, Sebadoh, Rihanna, Eels, Folk Implosion), this is the first time that the band has gone outside their own camp while recording their music. “Having him work with us was really helpful, because you have to be pushed to edit yourself and be better, be stronger, work harder on things,” says lead vocalist/guitars, Joe Keefe. “Working with someone like that who knows exactly what we wanted it to sound like with the same exact vision, it was really kind of a no-brainer.”

Formed in 2009, Family Of The Year is rounded out by Sebastian Keefe (drums, vocals), James Buckey (guitars, vocals) and Christina Schroeter (keyboards, vocals).

Tour Dates:
*Headline Shows

2-Jul Los Angeles, CA @ Bootleg Theatre (Filter Magazine Presents Residency) *
9-Jul Los Angeles, CA @ Bootleg Theatre (Filter Magazine Presents Residency) *
10-Jul Los Angeles, CA @ High-Fidelity (Record Release Party) *
16-Jul San Diego, CA @ Soda Bar *
19-Jul Austin, TX @ Lamberts *
21-Jul Atlanta, GA @ Drunken Unicorn
24-Jul Washington, DC @ DC9
26-Jul New York, NY @ Mercury Lounge
28-Jul Boston, MA @ Middle East Club
29-Jul Montreal, QC @ Le Divan Orange
31-Jul Toronto, ON @ Horseshoe Tavern
1-Aug Buffalo, NY @ Mohawk Place
7-Aug Madison, WI @ The Frequency
8-Aug Minneapolis, MN @ 7th St Entry
10-Aug Denver, CO @ High Dive
11-Aug Salt Lake City, UT @ Kilby Court

Track Listing:

1. The Stairs
2. Diversity
3. St. Croix
4. Buried
5. Hero
6. Everytime
7. Living On Love
8. Hey Ma
9. In The End
10. Never Enough
11. Find It

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