“Exuding classic soul, cosmic consciousness and righteous resistance.” - Rolling Stone
"The best and most important work in the band’s career" - LA Times "Chicano Batman is poised to break out in a big way" - NPR "All Things Considered"
"You need to know Chicano Batman...with their combination of soul, pop, tropicalia and psych." - The Guardian
New York, NY (April 12, 2017) -- Chicano Batmanrecently released Freedom Is Free via ATO Records and the Leon Michels (El Michels Affair, The Arcs) produced album is receiving widespread acclaim from Rolling Stone, NPR, LA Times, Billboard, Guardian, Noisey, UNCUT and more along with massive airplay from KCRW, FUV, XPN, SiriusXMU & Alt Nation and The Current, to name a few. Chicano Batman has built a stellar reputation through heavy touring and announce a summer tour dates includingNewport Folk, FYF, Central Park Summerstage, Lunario del Auditorio Nacional and more. These dates add to previously announced appearances at Sasquatch, XPoNential Fest, Forcastle and Coachella. The band is confirmed for a prime 4:30pm set at Coachella on Saturdays, April 15 and 22 at the Outdoor Theatre.
Enjoy a live performance of "Freedom Is Free" below from the band's KEXP session at the start of the Freedom Is Free tour and feel free to share.
Chicano Batman Tour Dates Apr 12 – El Paso, TX – Tricky Falls Apr 13 – Tucson, AZ – 191 Toole Apr 15 – Indio, CA - Coachella Apr 20 – San Diego, CA – Music Box **SOLD OUT** Apr 22 – Indio, CA – Coachella Apr 29 – Pomona, CA – The Glass House **SOLD OUT** May 28 – George, WA – Sasquatch Festival June 21 – Mexico City, MX – Lunario del Auditorio Nacional June 29 – Lawrence, KS – Free State Film Festival June 30 – Davenport, IA – Daytrotter July 01 – Chicago, IL – Live on Lincoln July 07 – Saint Paul, MN – Turf Club July 08 – Des Moines, IA - 80/35 Festival July 09 – Milwaukee, WI – Milwaukee Summerfest July 11 – Cleveland, OH – Beachland Ballroom July 13 – Nashville, TN – Exit/In Jul 14 – Louisville, KY – Forecastle Festival July 15 – New York, NY – Central Park SummerStage July 16 – Greenfield, MA – Green River Festival July 23 – Los Angeles, CA – FYF Festival July 29 – Newport, RI – Newport Folk Festival July 29 – Camden, NJ – Xponential Festival Sept 17 – Telluride, CO – Telluride Blues & Brews Festival
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