11/11/2019

TONES AND I TO PERFORM "DANCE MONKEY" ON THE TONIGHT SHOW NOVEMBER 18TH

TO PERFORM GLOBAL SMASH “DANCE MONKEY”
ON THE TONIGHT SHOW NOVEMBER 18th

“DANCE MONKEY” CROSSES 500 MILLION STREAMS GLOBALLY
HITTING #1 IN 16 COUNTRIES AROUND THE WORLD

FIRST-EVER NORTH AMERICAN TOUR KICKS OFF FEBRUARY 11th
WITH SOLD-OUT DATES IN PORTLAND, SEATTLE, SAN FRANCISCO, AUSTIN & NEW YORK

DEBUT EP THE KIDS ARE COMING OUT NOW
NOVEMBER 11, 2019 – Australian artist Tones And I will make her US television debut next Monday, November 18th, with a performance of her global smash single, “Dance Monkey,” on NBC’s Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. The news of the performance comes as Tones And I’s “Dance Monkey” continues its massive international impact, crossing a staggering 500 million streams globally while hitting #1 in 16 countries around the world“Dance Monkey” is featured on Tones And I’s debut EP, The Kids Are Coming, which is out now on Elektra Records. 

Originally from Australia’s Mornington Peninsula, Tones And I traveled to Byron Bay in early 2018 to take a chance at busking. On the first day she had crowds spilling onto the street. Tones quit her retail job and decided to make Byron her new home where she lived out of her van for a year, honing her songwriting and busking every weekend. Today, Tones And I’s “Dance Monkey” is receiving over 9 million streams a day, with the ARIA 5x platinum-certified single claiming #1 on the ARIA Singles Chart for a record-breaking 15th consecutive week, matching the record for the longest-running #1 ever in the chart’s history. Furthermore, Tones And I also leads the 2019 ARIA Awards with eight nominations, including “Best New Artist” and “Song of the Year” for “Dance Monkey.” In the UK “Dance Monkey” continues its reign at #1 on the Official Singles Chart for a sixth week straight, while rocketing up the Billboard Hot 100 stateside, landing at #41 after just four weeks on the chart. In addition, “Dance Monkey” has quickly moved into the Top 25 at Top 40 Radio in just two weeks and currently sits at #1 on Shazaam’s Global Top 200 Chart for a record 9th consecutive week.

Tones And I is currently out on her first ever European headline tour which is completely sold-out. Following the European run, Tones And I will make her highly anticipated US debut with sold-out performances at New York City’s Mercury Lounge (11/18) and Los Angeles’ El Cid (11/19). This February, she will head out on her first-ever North American tour kicking off on February 11th at Portland, Oregon’s Holocene with stops in Seattle, Vancouver, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Austin, Dallas, Milwaukee, Minneapolis, Philadelphia and Toronto, along with two sold out nights in New York City. In the midst of her North American tour, Tones And I will kick off the European leg of “The Kids Are Coming Tour” on February 29th at London’s Electric Ballroom including shows in Ireland, Belgium, Germany, Netherlands, Denmark, Sweden, Switzerland, Norway, Poland, Czech Republic, Austria and France [see itinerary below]. For tickets and more information, visit www.tonesandi.com.

Tones And I recently shared a stripped back performance of “Dance Monkey,” which is accompanied by an official video streaming now on Tones And I’s YouTube channel. The new clip follows Tones And I’s official music video for The Kids Are Coming’s title track. The Kids Are Coming also features the ARIA platinum certified single “Never Seen The Rain,” and breakout single “Johnny Run Away,” which Tones And I originally uploaded to Triple J’s ‘Unearthed,’ an artist discovery platform for independent music. Within twelve hours the song was on Triple J’s airwaves with hosts calling it a ‘Hottest 100’ contender. This past March “Johnny Run Away” became the most played song on Australia’s Triple J Radio for two weeks straight, racing to 2x platinum certification from the ARIA.

[ EP artwork / tracklist / tour itinerary below]
 
TONES AND I
THE KIDS ARE COMING
01. The Kids Are Coming
02. Dance Monkey         
03. Colourblind
04. Johnny Run Away
05. Jimmy
06. Never Seen The Rain

TONES AND I
2019 / 2020 TOUR DATES

13 NOVEMBER - Paradiso - Amsterdam, Netherlands (SOLD OUT)
15 NOVEMBER - The Lexington - London, United Kingdom (SOLD OUT)
16 NOVEMBER - Oslo - London, United Kingdom (SOLD OUT)
18 NOVEMBER - Mercury Lounge – New York, New York (SOLD OUT)
19 NOVEMBER - El Cid - Los Angeles, California (SOLD OUT)
23 NOVEMBER - Spilt Milk Festival 2019 - Canberra, ACT, Australia (SOLD OUT)
30 NOVEMBER - Spilt Milk Festival 2019 - Ballarat, VIC, Australia (SOLD OUT)
2 JANUARY - Bay Dreams 2020 - Tauranga, New Zealand (SOLD OUT)
4 JANUARY - Bay Dreams 2020 - Nelson, New Zealand (SOLD OUT)
5 JANUARY - Trustpower Baypark Arena - Tauranga, New Zealand
1 FEBRUARY - Laneway Festival - Brisbane, Australia
2 FEBRUARY - Laneway Festival - Sydney, Australia
7 FEBRUARY - Laneway Festival - Adelaide, Australia
8 FEBRUARY - Laneway Festival - Melbourne, Australia
9 FEBRUARY - Laneway Festival - Fremantle, Australia
11 FEBRUARY - Holocene - Portland, Oregon (SOLD OUT)
12 FEBRUARY - The Imperial - Vancouver, British Columbia (FINAL TICKETS)
13 FEBRUARY - Columbia City Theater - Seattle, Washington (SOLD OUT)
15 FEBRUARY - Popscene at Rickshaw Stop - San Francisco, California (SOLD OUT)
18 FEBRUARY - Fonda Theatre - Los Angeles, California (FINAL TICKETS)
21 FEBRUARY - The Parish - Austin, Texas (SOLD OUT)
22 FEBRUARY - Club Dada - Dallas, Texas (SELLING FAST)
29 FEBRUARY - Electric Ballroom - London, United Kingdom (FINAL TICKETS)
1 MARCH - O2 Ritz - Manchester, United Kingdom (SELLING FAST)
3 MARCH - Vicar Street - Dublin, Ireland (SOLD OUT)
4 MARCH - SWG3 TV Studio - Glasgow, United Kingdom (SELLING FAST)
7 MARCH - Het Depot - Leuven, Belgium (SOLD OUT)
8 MARCH - Live Music Hall – Cologne, Germany (SELLING FAST)
9 MARCH - Melkweg - Amsterdam, Netherlands (FINAL TICKETS)
11 MARCH - Huxleys Neue Welt - Berlin, Germany (SELLING FAST)
12 MARCH - Fabrik - Hamburg, Germany (FINAL TICKETS)
13 MARCH - Vega - Copenhagen, Denmark (FINAL TICKETS)
14 MARCH - Munchenbryggeriet - Stockholm, Sweden (SELLING FAST)
16 MARCH - Rockefeller - Oslo, Norway (SELLING FAST)
20 MARCH - Komplex 457 - Zurich, Switzerland (SELLING FAST)
21 MARCH - Backstage - Munich, Germany (SELLING FAST)
23 MARCH - Klub Studio - Krakow, Poland (SELLING FAST)
24 MARCH - Roxy - Prague, Czech Republic (SELLING FAST)
26 MARCH - Ottakringer Brewery - Vienna, Austria (SELLING FAST)
28 MARCH - Le Trianon - Paris, France (SELLING FAST)
11 APRIL - Turner Hall Ballroom - Milwaukee, Wisconsin (ROOM UPGRADE)
12 APRIL - Fine Line - Minneapolis, Minnesota (SELLING FAST)
14 APRIL - Bowery Ballroom - New York, New York (SOLD OUT)
15 APRIL - The Foundry - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (FINAL TICKETS)
16 APRIL - Music Hall of Williamsburg - Brooklyn, NY (SOLD OUT)
18 APRIL - The Opera House - Toronto, Ontario (FINAL TICKETS)

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