ADIA VICTORIA CONFIRMS SELECT DATES WITH STURGILL SIMPSON + SLOT AT XPONENTIAL FESTIVAL
ALSO CONFIRMED FOR FORECASTLE FESTIVAL
NEW EP HOW IT FEELS OUT NOW
On the heels of concluding a short tour of Europe, Adia Victoria is excited to announce she will be the direct support for three Sturgill Simpson shows in July. In addition she has now confirmed a slot at the XPoNential Festival on July 30 in Camden, NJ. Her current touring schedule is:
July 7 - Charlotte, NC - Charlotte Metro Credit Union *
July 8 - Cary, NC - Koka Booth Ampitheatre*
July 14 - Atlanta, GA - Fox Theatre*
July 15-16 - Louisville, KY - Forecastle Festival
July 30 - Camden, NJ - XPoNential Music Festival
*= w/ Sturgill Simpson
Adia's debut album Beyond The Bloodhounds was released to world-wide critical acclaim in the Spring of 2016. Almost a year later the album and her live show continues to amass new fans. The album hit numerous "best of 2016" lists in December, including from the likes of Rolling Stone and NPR and her shows have been dubbed "riveting," "sultry" and "fierce." Adia most recently released the How It Feels EP which features four tracks - three covers and one original - all sung in French.
Adia's musical introduction to the world came in the form of 3 tracks released over 18 months - "Stuck In The South," "Sea of Sand," and "Howlin' Shame." The music was quick to resonate and publications like Fader, Rookie, Teen Vogue and NPR. Rolling Stone featured Adia Victoria as one of "10 New Artists You Need to Know." The Village Voice called her an "eerie, intriguing songwriter," with "bone chilling guitar riffs and lyrics topped with candid scorn." Vogue highlighted the recording artist as one of "5 Beauties Who Answer to Afropunk's Rebellious Call." With the release of her debut album Beyond The Bloodhounds in early 2016 the critical acclaim grew. Adia Victoria performed on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert and toured North America and the world.
"Beyond The Bloodhounds is a compilation of gothic, sharp witted, and fiery folk that is excellent," FADER.
"(Adia) has a knack for crafting drifting lyrical lines that inch under your skin and stay there." Pitchfork
"Adia Victoria is a Nashville-based singer with a sultry, slithering voice. Her debut full-length, Beyond The Bloodhounds, is a dark and bluesy record." NPR
Adia Victoria's gestalt can be summed up in a musical Venn diagram wherein PJ Harvey, Fiona Apple and Hank Williams meet Jack White, Chelsea Wolfe, St. Vincent, Gary Clark Jr. and Patti Smith." Dangerous Minds
"The harder Victoria works to reckon with the dark Southern demons of her youth, the further she's pulled back and drawn in by the music she's discovered along the way: the lonesome wail of Junior Kimbrough, the isolationist cry of Outkast, the mournful lament of Patsy Cline." American Songwriter
"A South Carolina native, Adia Victoria floats like a butterfly and stings like a bee on her uncompromising debut album." Garden and Gun
"Consider this a classic in the making" Bust