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Saint Rich announces tour with Dr. Dog

Saint Rich announces tour with Dr. Dog

Saint Rich have been on the road in support of their debut album Beyond the Drone—but they are not finished yet! This week, they wrap up a nationwide run of shows with Wild Belle followed by a string of headlining dates.

Christian, Steve, and their live band will then join Dr. Dog on a tour beginning in January.

"Saint Rich just killed it at the Bowery." —Yeasayer

Christian Peslak and “Delicate” Steve Marion have been orbiting each other for nearly 10 years in a surprisingly vibrant local scene in pastoral New Jersey. Before Peslak was drafted as a guitarist into the Delicate Steve touring band, he was a songwriter and multi-instrumentalist who had completed an album’s worth of songs by the time he was 15. Peslak sings with a natural ease, a spirit that finds its way into all corners of Saint Rich’s songs. There’s reference here to the Laurel Canyons, old and new, to Bearsville, to any place where assorted love songs were recorded in a space you imagine had vaulted wide-beamed ceilings with waters running close outside.

Praise for Beyond the Drone:

"Defiant and rollicking” —SPIN

“Saint Rich introduces not only lyrics, but also a clean unique sound, greatly differing from Delicate Steve’s purely instrumental experimentation.” —InterviewMagazine.com

“It’s unbelievable how seamlessly Christian Peslak’s vocal and guitar skills mesh with Marion’s amazing melody.” —KEXP

“‘Officer’ places Saint Rich amidst a strange sonic territory; it’s straightforward in its message and displays a sense of lackadaisical, hazy west coast vibes, but it’s also a sprawling pseudo-country anthem.” —Paste Magazine

"Peslak sings … with a surprisingly subtle vocal style that somehow manages to blend innocence, sarcasm, and gentleness into a single slightly whimsical and bemused voice, and these are smart songs, full of unexpected and delightful lines and turns of phrase.” —AllMusic

Watch the video for ”Officer,” listen to Saint Rich perform live from WFUV's CMJ festivities, and don’t miss the Saint Rich band on tour now!

Pick up your copy of Beyond the Drone on CD, LP, and digital in the Merge store.

Saint Rich on tour:
* w/ Wild Belle
^ w/ Dr. Dog
Oct 22 Washington, DC – U Street Music Hall*
Oct 23 Pittsburgh, PA – Rex Theater*
Oct 25 Indianapolis, IN – White Rabbit*
Oct 26 Chicago, IL – Metro*
Oct 27 Columbus, OH – Kobo Live
Nov 02 Middletown, CT – Westco Cafe
Nov 05 Lexington, KY – Cosmic Charlie’s
Nov 06 Nashville, TN – Mercy Lounge
Nov 08 Baton Rouge, LA – Mud and Water
Nov 09 Austin, TX – Fun Fun Fun Nites
Nov 11 New Orleans, LA – Circle Bar
Nov 12 Atlanta, GA – 529
Nov 13 Durham, NC – Duke Coffeehouse
Nov 14 Philadelphia, PA – Kung Fu Necktie
Nov 15 Kingston, NY – BSP
Jan 25 New York, NY – Terminal 5^
Jan 27 Buffalo, NY – Town Ballroom^
Jan 28 Burlington, VT – Higher Ground Ballroom^
Feb 01 Philadelphia, PA – Electric Factory^
Feb 03 Covington, KY – Madison Theatre^
Feb 05 Milwaukee, WI – Turner Hall^
Feb 07 Minneapolis, MN – First Avenue & 7th St. Entry
Feb 20 Houston, TX – Warehouse Live^
Feb 22 Dallas, TX – House of Blues^
Feb 24 Phoenix, AZ – The Crescent Ballroom^
Feb 25 Phoenix, AZ – The Crescent Ballroom^
Feb 26 Santa Ana, CA – The Observatory^
Feb 27 Los Angeles, CA – Wiltern Theater^
Feb 28 Santa Cruz, CA – Catalyst Club^
Mar 01 San Francisco, CA – Warfield Theater^
Mar 03 Portland, OR – Crystal Ballroom^
Mar 04 Vancouver, BC – Venue^
Mar 05 Seattle, WA – Neptune Theatre^
Mar 07 Salt Lake City, UT – The Complex^
Mar 08 Boulder, CO – Boulder Theater^
Mar 10 Lawrence, KS – Liberty Hall^
Mar 11 Omaha, NE – Slowdown^
Mar 12 St. Louis, MO – The Pageant^