MIKE PINTO'S NEW RECORD "TRUTHFUL LIES" IS NOW AVAILABLE ON ITUNES!
13 NEW TRACKS FEATURING THE AGGROLITES, JUNIOR MARVIN (BOB MARLEY), CHUCK TREECE, AND MORE!
Mike Pinto (w/full band) Takes to the Road with Hawaii's Natural Vibrations and Philly's Three Legged Fox
Mike Pinto's new LP "Truthful Lies" Dropping on May 14th - Cover Art and Details Revealed
Mike Pinto will take to the road on the Truthful Lies Tour with his full band in support of his forthcoming LP of the same name. The tour starts on May 16 in Long Beach, CA, making 48 stops (with more dates being added) across the nation.
Pinto and his band (Mike Hatton on bass, Brian Daggett on drums, Max O'Leary on trumpet and Jon Cestero on tenor sax) are gearing up for the tour and anticipation levels are already high.
"There is a garnered respect for the acoustic styles and narrative characteristics of Mike Pinto’s music, an attribute showcased in his forthcoming record." - Aaron Solomon, ThePier.org.
This will be his largest headlining tour to date, and it includes stops at Cali Roots Festival and the Rockin' Roots Festival. Pinto and his band are ready to throw everything into it to make it a summer to remember.
Joining Mike Pinto on the tour will be Hawaiian sons Natural Vibrations, and Philly's Three Legged Fox, making this a standout tour for the reggae, funk, rock and roots circuits.
Truthful Lies is set for release on May 14th; it will be Pinto's fifth release, following up Little District (2005), Mike Pinto (2007), Everything I Got (2009) and The West is Still Wild EP (2012). Guest Appearances on Truthful Lies include a stellar lineup of musicians, including: Junior Marvin (Bob Marley), Jesse Wagner and Roger Rivas (The Aggrolites), Micah Brown, George Laks (Lenny Kravitz), Chuck Treece (Bad Brains, G Love, McRad).
The album, recorded mostly at Soundmine Studios, East Stroudsburg, PA, and is being produced by Dan Malsch (The Misfits), Chuck Treece and Mike Pinto, as well as some tracks by Lew Richards at 17th Street Studios in Costa Mesa, CA. The album will contain up to 17 tracks, 16 of which are previously unreleased. The album art, which is revealed in the tour poster, was created by Jimmy Ovadia out of Ocean Beach, San Diego. It was designed to have an ethereal spin to it, while being boldly impressionistic, ala Van Gogh.
Mike Pinto gave his personal insight as to what to expect from the album: “Truthful Lies is going to have all different genres, including reggae, folk, rock n’ roll, early funk, and more. I'm looking forward to collaborating with several artists on this disc. There’s definitely going to be a mix of my old style and as well as getting dynamic with a transition to other new genres as well. I feel it's my best and most diverse material to date, and I can't wait for people to hear it."
Watch Mike Pinto recorded live at The Belly Up in fall, 2012. Video production by Proud Productions:
Temptation - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ErgZNh6Z188
Feet Don't Fail Me Now/Tricky Nicky - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3pXVLuCyb2g
Mike Pinto "Truthful Lies" Tour Dates
Thu, May 16 - Long Beach, CA - Dipiazza's
Fri, May 17 - Solana Beach, CA - Belly Up
Sat, May 18 - Lompoc, CA - Johnny's
Fri, May 24 - Monterey CA - California Roots Festival
Mon, May 27 - Santa Rosa, CA - Mavericks
Thu, May 30 - Bellingham, WA - Wild Buffalo
Fri, May 31 - Seattle, WA - El Corazon
Sat, June 1 - Portland, OR - Hawthorne Theatre
Sun, June 2 - Boise, ID - Knitting Factory
Tue, June 4 - Salt Lake City, UT - Liquid Joe’s
Wed, June 5 - Reno, NV - Knitting Factory
Thu, June 6 - Modesto, CA - Fat Cat
Fri, June 7 - Bakersfield, CA - Rockin Roots Festival - Stramler Park
Sat, June 8 - San Clemente, CA - The OC Tavern
Thu, June 13 - Las Vegas, NV - Hard Rock Café
Fri, June 14 - Scottsdale, AZ - Martini Ranch
Sat, June 15 -Tuba City, AZ -The Legacy Room
Sun, June 16 -Taos, NM - KTAOS Solar Center w/ Don Carlos
Tue, June 18 - Dallas, TX - Trees
Wed, June 19 - Jack's Patio Bar & Grill - San Antonio, TX
Sat, June 22 - Corpus Christi, TX - House of Rock
Wed, June 26 - Jacksonville Beach, FL - Freebird Live
Thu, June 27 - Orlando, FL - The Social w/ Pato Banton
Fri, June 28 - Satellite Beach, FL - The Sports Page
Sat, June 29 Ft. Lauderdale, FL - The Culture Room
Sun, June 30 - Saint Petersburg, FL - The State Theatre
Tue, July 2 - Atlanta, GA - Smith’s Olde Bar
Thu, July 4th, 2013 - Lake Murray, SC - The Barge
Fri, July 5 - Wilmington, NC - Greenfield Lake Amphitheater
Sun, July 7 - Myrtle Beach, SC - The Boathouse
Tues, July 9 - New York, NY - The Studio @ Webster Hall
Thu, July 11 - Asbury Park, NJ - The Saint
Fri, July 12 - Baltimore, MD - Ram's Head Live
Sat, July 13 - Philadelphia, PA - TLA
Mon, July 15 - Selbyville, MD - Johnson's Country Market
Tue, July 16 - Pittsburgh, PA - Stage AE
Wed, July 17 - Cleveland, OH - Beachland Tavern
Thu, July 18 - Ferndale, MI - The Magic Bag
Fri, July 19 - Chicago, IL - Abbey Pub
Sat, July 20 - St. Louis, MO - The Demo
Wed, July 24 - Denver, CO - The Marquis Theter
Thu, July 25 - Frisco, CO - The Barkley Ballroom
Fri, July 26 - Colorado Springs, CO - Black Sheep
Sat, July 27 - Flagstaff, AZ - The Green Room
Fri, August 2 - West Hollywood, CA - The Roxy Theatre