Welcome to the LOUDEST DOT COM ON THE PLANET!
KNAC.COM
LISTEN NOW!WATCH NOW! LOGIN JOIN
MAGAZINEON-AIRDOWNLOADSCHATBOARDSCONTESTSSTORE
News

GRETA VAN FLEET Announces More U.S. Tour Dates

By Larry Petro, News Monkey
Tuesday, June 6, 2017 @ 11:17 AM


First Single, "Highway Tune", Impacting Rock Radio Now

- advertisement -
GRETA VAN FLEET, the rising young rock band that is making some of the most buzzed-about, high-energy rock'n'roll music heard in a long time, heads back on the road beginning June 9 with a series of club headline dates and summer/fall festivals that include stops at Milwaukee's Summerfest (July 1), Louisville's Louder Than Life (October 1), and the Rock Allegiance in Camden, NJ (October 7). These dates follow the band's six May concerts opening for THE STRUTS - GVF's first-ever tour dates - that had audiences cheering and applauding for the band long after their set ended and they left the stage, and prompted Indianapolis's alt/weekly NUVO to write, "THE STRUTS ripped, but our photographer says the story for the night was the singer for GRETA VAN FLEET." Log on to gretavanfleet.com for all ticketing information.

These upcoming tour dates are in support of the band's debut EP Black Smoke Rising (released April 21 on Lava Records) and first single, "Highway Tune", that is impacting rock radio now. But radio has not waited for the label's green light to program the track; "Highway Tune" is already being played on 29 rock and alternative stations across the country, and made its MediaBase debut this week at #45, a week before the track is serviced to radio. Two weeks ago, "Highway Tune" debuted at #59 on Detroit's powerhouse WRIF-FM playlist; last week it skyrocketed to #5, this week it's occupying the #4 spot. In addition, "Highway Tune" has been in "Hyper Rotation" at SiriusXM's Octane for weeks. GRETA VAN FLEET has also been confirmed to guest on the syndicated radio programs "Sixx Sense," "Jonesy's Jukebox," "2 Hours w/ Matt Pinfield," and the "Mancow Morning Show."

With many more dates coming, GRETA VAN FLEET's confirmed itinerary is as follows:

  • 6.9 - Ribfest Chicago, Chicago, IL
  • 6.11 - Riverbend Festival, Chattanooga, TN
  • 6.17 - Off-Road Festival, Carson City, NV
  • 6.22 - The Hi-Fi, Indianapolis, IN (headline)
  • 6.23 - Route 20 Outhouse, Sturtevant, WI (headline)
  • 6.24 - Shake the Lake, Madison, WI
  • 7.1 - Summerfest, Milwaukee, WI
  • 7.3 - Nat'l Cherry Festival, Traverse City, MI
  • 7.14 - Red River Valley Fair, West Fargo, ND
  • 9.30 - WJJO - Sonic Boom Festival, Janesville, WI
  • 10.1 - Louder Than Life, Louisville, KY
  • 10.7 - Rock Allegiance, Camden, NJ
GRETA VAN FLEET is four young men, two are 18, two just turned 21; three are brothers, two of them are twins, and one best friend, all from the idyllic Michigan village of Frankenmuth (pop. 5000). They write and perform all of their own music; influences are varied, much of them rooted in their parents' vast vinyl collections - Jimi Hendrix, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, Tchaikovsky, John Lee Hooker, The Who, and The Yardbirds, as well as Robert Frost, The Lord of The Rings, Apocalypse Now, and Ernest Hemingway. GRETA VAN FLEET sound the way they sound, they play the way they play; what makes GRETA VAN FLEET's sound their own is that it's rooted in the band's own collective truth.


Please log in to view RANTS

If you don't have a username, click here to create an account!

Username: 
Password: 

Message: 
 
 

 





 Recent News
Represent! Get Your KNAC.COM Bumper Sticker
Happenings This Week on KNAC.COM
THRUST Set To Release Harvest Of Souls Album
EMMURE Release "Ice Man Confessions" Video
DEEP PURPLE, JUDAS PRIEST Announce Summer Co-Headline Tour
OVERKILL Say "Thanx For Nothin'" In New Video
TARJA, STRATOVARIUS Announce "A Nordic Symphony ‘18" Double Headline Tour
BRUCE DICKINSON Set To Release Scream For Me Sarajevo Film Soundtrack And DVD
CANCER BATS Release Surprise New LP The Spark That Moves
LIFECURSE Releases "Buzzard Bait" Video
FROM ASHES TO NEW Release New Album The Future
MONUMENT Release "William Kidd" Video
WHITE WIZZARD Unveil 8 Minute "Chasing Dragons" Video
THE DEAD DAISIES Announce EU & UK Summer Tour
MENZAJAMS Presents NICK MENZA Benefit Concert, Auction
JIZZY PEARL'S LOVE/HATE Confirm UK Tour
MONSTERS OF ROCK CRUISE 2019 Lineup Revealed
DEVIN TOWNSEND Announces ERAS Part 1 Vinyl Collection
RAGE Members Form New Band REFUGE, Release New Single
ANGEL VIVALDI Announces The “Melodic Decadence” Summer Tour
Guitarist PAUL CROOK Launches All-Star Interactive Band DEVILSTAR
NIGHT DEMON Reveal Details For "Darkness Over North America Tour" 2018
FATES WARNING Announce Live Over Europe Album
Three KING DIAMOND Vinyl Reissues, Abigail, Fatal Portrait And Them Now Available
DEVILDRIVER Reveals Outlaws 'Til The End Country-Gone-Metal Covers Album
Rock/Metal Artist DEREK HESS Announces "31 Days in May" Mental Health Awareness Tour
CANDLEMASS To Release New EP House Of Doom
HOGAN'S GOAT Unleash "Shit Kicker" Video
TNT Releases New Single "Tears In My Eyes"
EVERY MOTHER'S NIGHTMARE Album Smokin' Delta Voodoo Gets Reissue
Canada's LOUD AS HELL Announces 2018 Line Up W/ FIT FOR AN AUTOPSY, ARCHSPIRE, INTO ETERNITY, NINJASPY And More
RED DEVIL VORTEX Launches "Something Has To Die" Video
HALESTORM Add Dates To Female-Fronted Hard Rock Tour
A PERFECT CIRCLE Share New Song “So Long, And Thanks For All The Fish”
TREMONTI Releases Music Video For Debut Single “Take You With Me”
LIZZY BORDEN Returns With His First Album In 11 Years, My Midnight Things
LORD OF THE LOST Announce New Album Thornstar, European Tour Dates
LOUDWIRE Announces GEN-X SUMMER With BUCKCHERRY, P.O.D., LIT, & ALIEN ANT FARM
VILE CALIBER Release New "Willpower" Track, Video
MARDUK Announce New Album Viktoria
THE RAVEN AGE Reveal New Vocalist MATT JAMES
GHOST Set To Release New Album Prequelle
CKY Announce Summer Co-Headline Tour With SLAVES
AMANDA SOMERVILLE'S TRILLIUM Reveal New Album, Tectonic
THE ATOMIC BITCHWAX Confirm North American Tour With THE SWORD
MADBALL Announce For The Cause Album Details
Symphonic Metallers GRAVESHADOW Unveil New Video For "Warchief"
MISS MAY I Launch New "Under Fire" Music Video
SEVENTH WONDER Announce New Album, Tiara
ARTILLERY To Reissue B.A.C.K. Album In June
YES Featuring ANDERSON, RABIN, WAKEMAN Announce QUINTESSENTIAL YES: THE 50th ANNIVERSARY TOUR
STRIKER Unleash "Pass Me By" Video
VICIOUS RUMORS Announce "Digital Dictator - 30th Anniversary Tour"
LAS RAGEOUS Band Performance Times Announced
PHOENIX RISING Release Video For "Lights Out"
DORO Unveils Cover Artwork + Title Of New Upcoming Album Forever Warriors, Forever United
ALICE COOPER Extends North American "Paranormal Evening" Tour Through October
TRIVIUM Launches "Endless Night Video
TOOL Music Clinics Announced For May
AFTERSHOCK Festival Reveals 2018 Band Lineup
VOICES OF EXTREME Announce Debut UK Tour
SALEMS LOTT Release "Royal Desperado" Video
VANLADE Stream "The Curse at Raven's Reach" Song
SABER TIGER Eastern Europe 'Devastation Tour' Announced
BULLET "Fuel The Fire" In Newly Launched Video
SEVENDUST Are "Not Original" With New Video
TREMONTI Stream New Album Title Track "A Dying MAchine"
MEGADETH Announce Killing Is My Business...And Business Is Good: The Final Kill Deluxe Reissue Of Iconic Debut Album
NERVOSA Debut "Never Forget, Never Repeat" Track
FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Stream New "Fake" Track
KORPIKLAANI Announce New Studio Album, Kulkija
RINGS OF SATURN Release Music Video For "Margidda"
EXMORTUS Premiere New Single, "Make Haste"
MILLENNIAL REIGN "Break The Tide" With New Video
THE NIGHT FLIGHT ORCHESTRA Reveal New Album Sometimes The World Ain't Enough
GRAVEYARD Debuts New Video For "Please Don't"
GRANNY 4 BARREL Unleash "She Likes Guns" Video
Original VICIOUS RUMORS Bassist DAVE STARR Celebrates 30th Anniversary Of Digital Dictator Album
K.K. DOWNING Unveils Autobiography Cover For US Edition Of Heavy Duty: Days And Nights In Judas Priest
LORDI Reveal Sexorcism Album Details
TETRARCH Announces Upcoming Headline Tour Dates
ALESTORM, GLORYHAMMER Announce North American Tour
FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE Equipment Stolen In Sweden
NEKROGOBLIKON Unleash Bombastic New Track, “The Magic Spider”
WITCH MOUNTAIN Confirms North American Summer Tour
SOULFLY/CAVALERA CONSPIRACY Guitarist MARC RIZZO Announces NYC Listening Party
WORHOL Streams New Track "Is This What's Left Of Me"
OTEP Announces "FIRE & FURY" North American Summer Headline Tour Dates





HOME | MAGAZINE | ON-AIR | DOWNLOADS | CHAT | BOARDS | CONTESTS | STORE | HELP

©2018 KNAC.COM. All Rights Reserved.    Link to us    Advertise with us    Privacy policy
 Latest News