5/24/2018

NPR's Here & Now Profiles Mt. Joy's Breakneck Success

NPR's Here & Now Profiles Mt. Joy's Breakneck Success

"Silver Lining" Breaks 10 Million Streams, Currently #3 on Triple A Radio, #25 Alternative Ahead of Massive Summer Tour, Austin
Mt. Joy's stellar 2018 just keeps going. Their "amiable, soaring" (NPR Music) single "Silver Lining" has cemented itself in the hearts and Spotify playlists of 1.3 million monthly listeners as it's surged to #3 on the Triple A Radio Charts and the Top 25 on Alternative Radio. It's a staggering build for the young band that Rolling Stone calls "your new folk-rock heroes."
Earlier this week, singer/guitarist Matt Quinn opened up on NPR's Here & Now, illustrating how Mt. Joy defied all expectations as they have risen from a ragtag project assembled on Craigslist to festival mainstays who've toured with Neko Case, The Head And The Heart, The Shins and more. Head to WBUR to discover Mt. Joy's unique rise, "streaming their way to success" with political earworms that wrestle with drug addiction, police brutality, a deadhead Jesus, and more.
And hear "Silver Lining" live on CONAN.
After selling out nearly every headlining show on a national tour this spring, Mt. Joy's relentless rise continues. They just soundtracked an onstage marriage proposal at Shaky Knees, and recently confirmed stops at Austin City Limits, Electric Forest, XPoNential Fest, Bumbershoot, Life is Beautiful, BottleRock, and more. The band are also preparing to make their first trip to the UK to play Paper Dress Vintage in London on July 18th, with other dates TBA. Find the full list of still-expanding dates below.
Mt. Joy's debut, self-titled LP is out now on Dualtone, with raves from Rolling Stone, Billboard, NPR Music, HuffPost, MAGNET, and others.
Raves for Mt. Joy
"Your new folk-rock heroes...on 'Silver Lining' they sing about friends they've lost to addiction and still kick a chorus that could raise the roof of a hockey arena." - Rolling Stone

"A welcome mix of knockabout likability and roof-raising grandeur." - NPR Music

"Richly textured...a major breakthrough." - Billboard

"Feel good indie-folk music that's also socially poignant...interesting and beautifully thought out pieces of music that have connected with fans all over." - HuffPost

"Thirteen tracks that capture the frustration and confusion of young adulthood in an age unlike any other in recorded history." - Substream, on 'Mt. Joy'
Tour Dates
5/22 - SDSU Open Air Theater - San Diego, CA **
5/23 - The Observatory - Santa Ana, CA **
5/24 - Fox Theater - Pomona, CA **
5/27 - BottleRock Music Festival - Napa, CA
6/8 - Hideout - Chicago, IL (SOLD OUT)
6/9 - Hideout - Chicago, IL (SOLD OUT)
6/12 - Great Scott - Allston, MA (SOLD OUT)
6/13 - The Hollow - Albany, NY
6/14 - ArtsRiot - Burlington, VT
6/15 - The Lost Horizon - Syracuse, NY
6/16 - Liquid Art Festival - Hamilton, ON
6/18 - The HI-FI - Indianapolis, IN
6/19 - The Woodward Theater - Cincinnati, OH
6/20 - The Burl - Lexington, KY
6/22 - Electric Forest - Rothbury, MI
6/24 - The Beacham - Orlando, FL
6/25 - Grey Eagle - Ashville, NC
6/28 - Sonic Lunch - Ann Arbor, MI
6/30 - Electric Forest - Rothbury, MI
7/6 - KTHX Rollin' On The River at Wingfield Park Amphitheater - Reno, NV
7/07-08 - High Sierra Music Festival - Quincy CA
7/10 - SOhO - Santa Barbara, CA
7/18 - Paper Dress Vintage - London, UK
7/25 - The Music Box (91X's Inspired By Music Series) - San Diego, CA
7/27 - KRBZ Buzz Beach Festival / Providence Medical Center - Bonner Springs, KS
7/29 - XpoNential Music Festival - Camden, NJ
8/18 - Troubadour - Los Angeles, CA
8/23 - Beachland Ballroom - Cleveland, OH
8/24 - Nickel Plate District Amphitheater - Fishers, IN *
8/31-9/02 - Bumbershoot Festival - Seattle, WA
9/06 - Thalia Hall - Chicago, IL
9/07 - Majestic Live - Madison, WI
9/10 - The Shelter - Detroit, MI
9/11 - Tralf Music Hall - Buffalo, NY
9/13 - The 8x10 - Baltimore, MD
9/15-16 - Waterfront Park, Grand Point North Festival - Burlington, VT
9/18 - Music Hall of Williamsburg - Brooklyn, NY
9/21 - Life is Beautiful Festival - Las Vegas, NV
9/25 - Port City Music Hall - Portland, ME
9/26 - Royale - Boston, MA
9/27 - U Street Music Hall - Washington, DC
9/29 - Cat's Cradle - Carrboro, NC
10/1 - The Broadberry - Richmond, VA
10/2 - Visulite Theater - Charlotte, NC
10/3 - Terminal West - Atlanta, GA
10/4 - Saturn - Birmingham, AL
10/5-7 & 10/12-14 - Austin City Limits - Austin, TX

* Support for Houndmouth
** Support for The Head and The Heart

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