Pomegrantes Announce Summer Tour;
Heaven out Next Week

Cincinnati’s Pomegranates are ready to celebrate the release of their fourth studio album, Heaven, out on June 5th on Modern Outsider Records. The band are celebrating the release with CD release party on Saturday, June 9th at Madison Theatre in Covington, Kentucky. Heaven was co-produced by the band and Miguel Urbitztondo, who has worked with Cracker, Sparklehorse, Daniel Johnston, and many others. Heaven is another beautiful album of dreamy art-pop, that’s filled with pulsating guitar sounds and plenty of reverb.

Soon after, Pomegranates will kick off their summer tour with another hometown gig at the Bunbury Music Festival on July 15th, playing alongside artists Death Cab for Cutie, Neon Trees and City and Colour.

Confirmed Tour Dates for Pomegranates:

June 9th @ Madison Theater (Record Release) in Covington, KY
June 10th @ Saigon Plaza (WMC Fest) in Cleveland, OH
July 15th @  Bunbury Music Festival in Cincinnati, OH
July 16th @ Cosmic Charlies in Lexington, KY
July 18th @ The Masquerade in Atlanta, GA
July 20th @ Jack Rabbits in Jacksonville, FL
July 21st @ BackBooth in Orlando, FL
July 22nd @ The Local 662 in St. Petersburg, FL
July 24th @ Kings Barcade in Raleigh, NC
July 26th @ DC9 in Washington, DC
July 27th @ Mercury Lounge in New York, NY
July 28th @ TT the Bear’s Place in Cambridge, MA
July 29th @ MilkBoy in Philadelphia, PA
August 1st @ Mac’s Bar in Lansing, MI
August 2nd @ Beat Kitchen in Chicago, IL
August 3rd @ Musica in Akron, OH
August 4th @ The Ottawa Tavern in Toledo, OH

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