Saint Johns to release Open Water Oct02

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Saint Johns to release Open Water

Nashville duo via Florida, The Saint Johns are thrilled to announce the release of their debut EP Open Water.

stjohns02Set for an October 8th release, Open Water has already caught the attention of NPR, iTunes, and even Dr. Luke – who the band recently signed on with as writers – for its sincere songwriting and deeply felt performances.

The duo’s special combination of gorgeous harmonies and subtle instrumentation, which marries the best of folk-influenced and traditional Americana music, has NPR’s World Café calling the duo “A New Artist On The Rise.”

Listen to the first single “Your Head and Your Heart” – a beautiful song that will be featured in the October 9th episode of ABC’s hit show Nashville and recently debuted at #3 on the iTunes Singer Songwriter Chart – here: soundcloud.com/thesaintjohns

Already having spent the early part of 2013 on the road with Delta Rae and The Lone Bellow, The Saint Johns will head out on a 6-week North American tour that begins at this year’s CMJ Music Marathon in NY. Tour dates below.

Open Water is an impressive 5-song collection that showcases the harmonious flow of duo Louis Johnson and Jordan Meredith.

History of the duo … A few years back at a friend’s gathering, Louis picked up a guitar in a brazen attempt to impress a girl he had just met. That girl – Jordan – fired back with an original song of her own. The guitar was passed back and forth, and what started as a competition turned into companionship. The pair were immediately drawn to each others talent. They began writing songs together, and haven’t looked back.

Earlier this year, The Saint Johns gathered a group of talented Music City musicians to record live versions of a few new songs that would become the basis for Open Water. “It was our way of introducing ourselves,” says Louis. These live sessions are now available for free download on the band’s website www.thesaintjohns.com

Stay tuned for more news!

www.thesaintjohns.com
www.facebook.com/TheSaintJohns
https://twitter.com/TheSaintJohns

Tour Dates (more to be announced):

October 17th              Rockwood Music Hall                       New York, NY
October 18th              Knitting Factory (Brooklyn)              Brooklyn, NY
October 24th              Cultural Center of East Alabama     Opelika, AL *
October 25th              Historic Bijou Theatre                       Knoxville, TN *
October 26th              New Daisy Theatre                            Memphis, TN *
November 6th            Bluebird Theater                                Denver, CO ^
November 7th            The Bottleneck                                   Lawrence, KS ^
November 8th            House of Blues                                   Dallas, TX ^
November 9th            Lamberts                                             Austin, TX ^
November 11th          Workplay                                             Birmingham, AL ^
November 12th          Smith’s Olde Bar                                 Atlanta, GA ^
November 13th          Exit / In                                                 Nashville, TN ^
November 14th          Radio Radio                                         Indianapolis, IN ^
November 15th          The Basement                                     Columbus, OH ^
November 16th          Rex Theater                                         Pittsburgh, PA ^
November 17th          Water Street Music Hall                    Rochester, NY ^
November 18th          Ninth Ward                                          Buffalo, NY ^
November 21st           9:30 Club                                              Washington, DC ^
November 22nd          The Sinclair                                          Cambridge, MA ^
November 23rd           Iron Horse                                            Northampton, MA ^
November 29th           World Café Live                                   Philadelphia, PA ^
November 30th           Bowery Ballroom                                New York, NY ^

 

* With Drew Holcomb

^ With Stephen Kellogg