The world is finally thawing out around here – Spring has come quite a bit early and we’re all very, very grateful here in the Midwest.
Hope this email finds you doing very well and thawed yourself!

NAPERVILLE, IL SHOW ADDED

We added a home-town show at our favorite venue, The Union http://www.theunionnetwork.com/upcoming.php
in Napervill, IL! It’s on April 28th (Sat), right before the Spring Tour w/ Christina Perri <http://www.christinaperri.com/>  begins. I’ll be playing full band AND guest String Trio at this show. Can’t wait! More info coming soon!

<http://www.pastemagazine.com/blogs/av/2012/03/video-premiere-sleeping-at-last—emphasis.html>

PASTE MAGAZINE PREMIERING NEW MUSIC VIDEO!

Today, I’m pleased to finally debut the official music video for “Emphasis.” The kind and lovely folks at Paste Magazine <http://www.pastemagazine.com/blogs/av/2012/03/video-premiere-sleeping-at-last—emphasis.html>
are premiering it, and I couldn’t be more excited for you to see it!!

Click here to watch!
<http://www.pastemagazine.com/blogs/av/2012/03/video-premiere-sleeping-at-last—emphasis.html>

“Emphasis” was directed by the incredibly gifted filmmaker, and my good friend, Bob Davidson. It was produced the kind folks at Rule29 <http://rule29.com/> , gorgeously filmed by Wonderkind Studios <http://wonderkindstudios.com/> ‘ Brian MacDonald and brilliantly edited by Jose Rivera. It stars the absolutely adorable 5 year-old, Phineas Davidson! He did so great! It was so fun to work with such an incredible and gifted team of people.

Side note: Please do check out both incredible studios involved:
Rule29 <http://rule29.com/>
& Wonderkind Studios <http://wonderkindstudios.com/>
– truly wonderful people, doing excellent work!

I so hope you enjoy the new video! Keep an eye on our blog, I’ll be posting about how the video came to be very soon! + Lots more rad stuff to announce soooon.

Much love,

Ryan – Sleeping At Last

Upcoming Spring Tour Dates

NEW: Apr 28 – Naperville, IL @ The Union <http://www.theunionnetwork.com/upcoming.php>

Dates (w/ Christina Perri!):

Apr 30 – Asheville, NC @ The Orange Peel <http://www.etix.com/ticket/online/performanceSearch.jsp?performance_id=1607651>

May 01 – Norfolk, VA @ The Norva
<http://www.ticketmaster.com/event/01004847A84781C3>

May 02 – Munhall, PA @ Carnegie Music Hall of Homestead <http://www.carnegieconcerts.com/eventperformances.asp?evt=87>

May 04 – New York, NY @ Webster Hall
<http://www.ticketmaster.com/event/00004848EB0DDCD8>

May 05 – South Burlington, VT @ Higher Ground <http://higherground.frontgatetickets.com/choose.php?a=1&lid=65189&eid=73928>

May 06 – Clifton Park, NY @ Northern Lights <http://www.ticketmaster.com/event/0000484DBBAEC2D9>

May 08 – New Haven, CT @ Toad’s Place
<http://www.etix.com/ticket/online/performanceSearch.jsp?performance_id=1608374>

May 10 – Grand Rapids, MI @ The Intersection <http://sectionlive.com/events/christina-perri/>

May 11 – Lansing, MI @ The Loft <http://theloftlansing.com/?p=4064>

May 12 – Louisville, KY @ Headliners Music Hall <https://www.etix.com/ticket/online/performanceSearch.jsp?performance_id=1607802&__utma=1.57694448.1329204849.1329204849.1329679301.2&__utmb=1.3.10.1329679301&__utmc=1&__utmx=-&__utmz=1.1329679301.2.2.utmcsr=google|utmccn=(organic)|utmcmd=organic|utmctr=headliners%20music%20hall&__utmv=-&__utmk=155317051>

May 14 – Des Moines, IA @ Wooly’s
<http://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/98463/>

May 15 – Bloomington, IN @ Bluebird Nightclub <http://www.ticketmaster.com/event/0500484EB2CFC1D3>

May 16 – Columbia, MO @ The Blue Note
<http://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/97403?__utma=1.967997400.1329204993.1329204993.1329679433.2&__utmb=1.3.10.1329679433&__utmc=1&__utmx=-&__utmz=1.1329679433.2.2.utmcsr=google|utmccn=(organic)|utmcmd=organic|utmctr=the%20blue%20note&__utmv=-&__utmk=213332628>

May 18 – Madison, WI @ Majestic Theatre
<http://www.etix.com/ticket/online/performanceSearch.jsp?performance_id=1607372>

May 19 – Bloomington, IL @ Castle Theatre <http://www.yourticketstand.com/tickets/646>

May 20 – Columbus, OH @ Newport Music Hall <http://www.ticketmaster.com/event/0500484AFDF8D9F2>

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