Rachael SageCritically Acclaimed Songstress Rachael Sage Gears Up for CD Release Tour Behind Her New Album ‘Delancey Street’

MPress Records Sets Digital Release for April 20th, In Stores May 18th

NEW YORK, NY - NEW YORK, NY - On the heels of her successful appearance at this year’s SXSW - which also doubled as her Austin CD Release Party – singer/songwriter and producer Rachael Sage embarks on a 32-city tour in support of her new album ‘Delancey Street’. Sage & her band The Sequins will hit the road this April and tour through the summer. Highlights will include appearances with Grammy® Winner Shawn Colvin and Men At Work front-man Colin Hay.

Sage recently celebrated the biggest hometown show of her career, a holiday event at NYC's Joe's Pub which earned her notable coverage in The NY Times, New York Magazine, Time Out NY and The NY Daily News. The performance featured Sage's trademark theatricality, a trait she showcases on 'Delancey Street'. Leaving aside set lists in favor of a more spontaneous approach, every show she performs combines stellar musicianship with hilarious between-song banter recently described by The New York Times as Sage's "inner Fanny Brice".

Delancey Street‘Delancey Street’ is the ninth album by the NYC chanteuse. She describes it as an “album about change,” creatively inspired by Sage’s ancestral and current home, New York’s Lower East Side. The record features eleven original compositions, plus an inspired cover of the Hall & Oates classic ‘Rich Girl’. A thirteenth song, Sage’s understated rendition of ‘Fame’, will be offered as a Bonus Track on iTunes. The album, available digitally on April 20th and in stores May 18th, is a musical exploration of identity, cultural heritage, and how where we come from shapes the paths we ultimately take in life.

Rachael Sage:
Self-taught pianist, poet and producer Rachael Sage radiates what MOJO Magazine calls "warm, intelligent...New York indie charm". An innovative, improvisational keyboardist, she performs over 150 dates a year with her band The Sequins throughout North America, Europe and Asia. Recently named one of the Top 100 Independent Artists Of The Past 15 Years by Performing Songwriter magazine, Sage has shared the stage with Marc Cohn, Ani DiFranco, Colin Hay, The Animals and Judy Collins. A Grand Prize Winner in the John Lennon Songwriting Contest (Rock) as well as a two-time Independent Music Award and OUTMusic Award winner, Rachael has earned a loyal following for her infectious melodies, poetic lyrics and often-outrageous, colorful stage banter.

Website: www.rachaelsage.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/rachaelsage
Twitter: www.twitter.com/rachaelsage

Mar. 27 The Knitting Factory (w/ Bitch & Our Lady J) Brookyln, NY
Apr. 2 Café Nine (w/ Seth Glier) New Haven, CT
Apr. 3 Godfrey Daniels (w/ Seth Glier) Bethlehem, PA
Apr. 6 Club Passim (w/ Seth Glier) Cambridge, MA
Apr. 7 Eddie's Attic (w/ Danielle Howle) Decatur, GA
Apr. 8 The Evening Muse (w/ Danielle Howle) Charlotte, NC
Apr. 9 Acoustic Seen (w/ Danielle Howle) Greenville, SC
Apr. 10 WHQR Gallery (w/ Danielle Howle) Wilmington, NC
Apr. 12 The White Mule (w/ Danielle Howle) Columbia, SC
Apr. 13 The Tin Roof (w/ Danielle Howle) Charleston, SC
Apr. 15 SPACE (w/ Danielle Howle) Evanston, IL
Apr. 16 Urban Element Indianapolis, IN
Apr. 17 Al's Bar Lexington, KY
Apr. 19 Beachland Tavern Cleveland, OH
Apr. 20 Foundry Hall South Haven, MI
Apr. 21 The Ninth Ward at Babeville Buffalo, NY
Apr. 22 Club Café Pittsburgh, PA
Apr. 23 Cyber Cafe West Binghamton, NY
Apr. 27 Broward Center Ft. Lauderdale, FL
May 7 The Birchmere (opening for Shawn Colvin) Alexandria, VA
May 8 NightCat Easton, MD
May 9 WXPN Philadelphia, PA
May 11 Joe’s Pub New York, NY
May 14 House Concert Washington, D.C.
May 15 The Psalm Salon Philadelphia, PA
May 19 Turner Hall Ballroom (opening for Colin Hay) Philadelphia, PA
May 21 Georgie's Bar Asbury Park, NJ
May 30 Virginia Women's Music Festival Kents Store, VA
Jun. 3 Hotel Cafe Los Angeles, CA
Jun. 12 PrideFest Milwaukee Milwaukee, WI
Jul. 10 Bridger Folk Music Society Logan, UT
Jul. 11 Magpie House Concerts Salt Lake City, UT

For more info please visit www.rachaelsage.com/shows
For further information, please contact MPRESS RECORDS:
Melanie Rodriguez / 212-481-7243 / melanie@mpressrecords.com.