The former Whitestarr frontman announces two tours, leading with a quick run along the East Coast followed by a 21-city routing covering half of the country in support of his first solo album released last fall.
A known force in the studio for producing and writing hits as well as singing on recordings by Shwayze, Mike Posner, Mickey Avalon, Wiz Khalifa, G. Love and others, Cisco Adler released a six-song EP last summer followed by his first solo full-length album in late October. With the EP as well as the album titled Aloha, the discs were released on his own indie label Bananabeat Records.
But Adler doesn’t necessarily view Bananabeat as a mere record label. Instead, the artist considers his imprint a “lifestyle collective” striving “to make collaborative, career-defining works of art to help expose underground talent to the masses.”
His two upcoming tours reflect that philosophy with Adler venturing forth with up-and-coming artists he’s had the pleasure of working with. After a January gig with Tayyib Ali at West Hollywood’s Roxy Theatre, Adler gathers up Aer and Mod Sun for a run through East Coast cities plus Montreal and Toronto.
The 21-city “Road Trippin’” tour comes only 48 hours after playing Toronto and includes Mod Sun, Pat Brown and Tayyib Ali. Playing cities east of The Rockies, the tour launches in Chicago and includes stops in Colorado Springs, Denver, St. Louis, Cincinnati, Boston, Atlanta and San Antonio.
Here’s the plan
With Tayyib Ali
Jan. 15 – West Hollywood, Calif., The Roxy Theatre
With Aer and Mod Sun
Feb. 1 – Philadelphia, Pa., Hard Rock Café
Feb. 2 – New York, N.Y., Irving Plaza Powered By Klipsch
Feb. 5 – Hamden, Conn., The Space
Feb. 6 – Northampton, Mass., Pearl Street
Feb. 7 – Ithaca, N.Y., The Haunt
Feb. 8 – South Burlington, Vt., Higher Ground - Showcase Lounge
Feb. 9 – Montreal, Quebec, La Sala Rossa
Feb. 10 – Toronto, Ontario, Hard Luck Bar
“Road Trippin’” with Mod Sun, Pat Brown and Tayyib Ali
Feb. 12 – Chicago, Ill., Schubas Tavern
Feb. 13 – Iowa City, Iowa, Blue Moose Tap House
Feb. 15 – Colorado Springs, Colo., Black Sheep
Feb. 16 – Denver, Colo., Marquis Theater
Feb. 17 – Lawrence, Kansas, Granada Theatre
Feb. 18 – St. Louis, Mo., Old Rock House
Feb. 19 – Cincinnati, Ohio, 20th Century Theatre
Feb. 20 – Pittsburgh, Pa., Shadow Lounge
Feb. 21 – Syracuse, N.Y., The Lost Horizon
Feb. 22 – Pawtucket, R.I., The Met
Feb. 23 – Boston, Mass., House Of Blues Boston Presented By Foxwoods Resort Casino
Feb. 26 – Vienna, Va., Jammin’ Java
Feb. 27 – Richmond, Va., Kingdom
Feb. 28 – Charlotte, N.C., The Casbah
March 1 – Atlanta, Ga., Hell At The Masquerade
March 2 – Orlando, Fla., Backbooth
March 3 – Saint Petersburg, Fla., Local 662
March 4 – Jacksonville, Fla., Jack Rabbits
March 6 – Birmingham, Ala., Zydeco
March 9 – Corpus Christi, Texas, House Of Rock
March 10 – San Antonio, Texas, White Rabbit
Some shows are already on sale. For more information, click here for Bananabeat’s website, here for Adler’s Facebook page and here for his Twitter feed.