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The Felice Brothers travel back in time with "Cherry Licorice"

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Folksy but intense rock band The Felice Brothers have spent the last eight or so years honing their unique sound. The blend of rock, roots, and country has served the band well, and this June, the band will release its fifth and latest LP, Favorite Waitress. The album marks the first time the band’s ever recorded in a proper studio, and the first single, “Cherry Licorice,” is an oddly-steeped ode to never growing up. Below, The A.V. Club has the premiere of the lyric video for “Cherry Licorice,” which is just as eccentric and eclectic as the track itself.


The band has a number of tour dates scheduled for the spring and summer, and those are all listed below. Favorite Waitress is available for pre-order now both via iTunes and via Dualtone. The first 250 people to pre-order the LP through the latter will receive fancy “cherry licorice” red vinyl.

The Felice Brothers tour 2014

May 8—Mercury Lounge—New York, New York
May 17—Drumstrong—Charlotte, North Carolina
May 18—Pour House—Charleston, South Carolina
June 9—The Lexington—London, United Kingdom
June 10—Gorilla—Manchester, United Kingdom
June 12—Whelans—Dublin, Ireland
June 14—Bush Hall—London, United Kingdom
June 19—Rock & Roll Hotel—Washington, D.C. #
June 20—Water Street Music Hall—Rochester, New York #
June 21—The Horseshoe Tavern—Toronto, Ontario #
June 23—Loving Touch—Ferndale, Michigan #
June 25—Lincoln Hall—Chicago, Illinois #
June 26—Triple Rock—Minneapolis, Minnesota #
June 27—High Noon Saloon—Madison, Wisconsin #
June 28—Slowdown—Omaha, Nebraska #
June 30—Off Broadway—St. Louis, Missouri #
July 1—Zanzabar—Louisville, Kentucky #
July 2—Mercy Lounge—Nashville, Tennessee
July 4—Standard Deluxe—Waverly, Alabama #
July 5—The Bottletree Café—Birmingham, Alabama #
July 6—The Earl—Atlanta, Georgia
July 7—The Orange Peel—Asheville, North Carolina
July 9—Webster Hall—New York, New York #
July 10—Union Transfer—Philadelphia, Pennsylvania #
July 11—The Sinclair—Cambridge, Massachusetts #
Aug. 30—Moseley Folk Festival—Moseley, United Kingdom
Sept. 3—Forum—London, United Kingdom
# with Robert Ellis

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