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Rachael Sage

May 2014

"New Destination" Boston EP Release Show 5/29

Rachael kicked off her "New Destination" EP release tour earlier this month and stops at The Red Room in Boston's Cafe 939 this Thursday, May 29th at 8pm. Rachael will be performing with her touring band, The Sequins featuring Ward Wiliams on cello & guitar (Sara Bareilles, Brandi Carlile) and Andy Mac on drums (Deni Bonet). Northampton, MA's Lux Deluxe will open the show.


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Rachael Sage's "New Destination" EP Release Campaign In Full Swing

Rachael Sage's EP New Destination hit the shelves physically and digitally on May 6th and the press is starting to flood in. Rachael is featured on Indie-Music.com with an Artist Spotlight for May and during release week, the EP was a featured in the MSN Music Listening Booth. Here's what the press are saying:

  • "beautiful and touching...a very uplifting, positive batch of songs" - Press Connects
  • "(Sage is) an alternative pop princess...she allowed herself to completely go and you hear it not only in the vocals but in the lyrics." - Lattes & Lipstick
  • "Her voice is reminiscent of Carly Simon...so tender and almost like velvet" - Palace of Rock
  • "lush layers of keyboards, drums and more, topped with (Sage's) emotional vocals in songs that feel like chapters in a well-writtern story." - Indie-Music
  • "Sage dabbles in everything from classical and folk to rock and champer pop..."New Destination" is another winner from am supremely gifted musician." - Pittsburg In Tune
  • "near perfect Alt-Rock energy...a sing-along chorus, a killer bass line, and Sage's vocals let go a bit more than usual...It feels fresh and new, but is also distinctly Rachael Sage." - Colossal Pop

  • "New Destination" EP Release Show @ NYC's SubCulture

    Rachael's EP release tour launched earlier this month with a great show at NYC's beautiful listening room SubCulture. Rachael performed with her band The Sequins featuring Ward Wiliams on cello & guitar (Sara Bareilles, Brandi Carlile), Andy Mac on drums (Deni Bonet), and Kelly Halloran on violin (G. Love). The gorgeous venue was the perfect setting to showcase Rachael's new tunes, and the entire event was captured by photograhper, John Shyloski.

    View a slideshow of the image gallery from the show!


    "New Destination" Getting Love On the Airwaves

    Rachael's four-song EP "New Destination" landed at college radio going for adds on May 13, and the campaign is off to a great start. It has received an official CMJ add and over 50 adds to stations across the U.S. and Canada. The album makes a Top 10 debut on KRFP in Moscow, ID in the #7 spot and a Top 20 debut on The THiNG in San Antonio, TX at #16, both chart positions holding for two weeks.

    "New Destination" is also getting love in form of spins on WWUH(West Hardford, CT), WEFT (Champaign, IL), WSOE (Elon, NC), WPPJ (Pittsburg, PA), WVAU (Washington, DC), KSLU (St. Louis, MO), WGLS (Glassboro, NJ), KSUA (Fairbanks, AK), and WAMH(Amherst, MA).


    Rachael Joins Judy Collins On Tour This Spring

    Rachael Sage has just confirmed three shows opening for legendary folk icon, Judy Collins. Sage has performed a number of shows with Collins over the last few years, who had this to say of Rachael and her music:

    "Rachael Sage is a marvelous young artist - and I am a fan! 'Haunted By You' has a beauty that shines through her lyrics and melodies - poignant, tender and tough. This is a story from the heart that will lift you up and carry you to places you have never dreamed."

  • Jun 14th - Cain Park - Cleveland, OH
  • Jun 19th - Englert Theatre - Iowa City, IA

  • Rachael Returns To The Cornbury Music Festival

    Rachael hops over the pond on July 4th weekend for return performance to The Original Cornbury Music Festival in Oxforshire, UK. She will be performing on the Cafe Nero Stage among fantastic festival lineup including: Lissie, Suzanne Vega, Jools Holland and Simple Minds!

    More engagements are in the works overseas for early July. Stay Tuned.


    Rachael Debuts At FMQB's Triple A Conference in Boulder, CO

    The FMQB Triple A Conference takes place August 6-9 this year in Boulder, CO at the St. Julien Hotel & Spa. Rachael will make her debut at the event that will also feature Train, Ray LaMontagne, Ryan Adams, Lake Street Drive, Warpaint and MPress Records' New Arrivals Vol 5 artists Lucius.

    More artist will be added and a discount registration is available through June 15th, for more info visit:
    http://registration.fmqb.com


    May 29 Boston, MA The Red Room @ Cafe 939 8:00PM
    May 31 West Hartford, CT HartFolk Festival 7:30PM
    Jun 11 New York, NY Toshi's Living Room 8:00PM
    Jun 13 Indianapolis, IN Second Stage @ Irving Theater 8:00PM
    Jun 14 Cleveland Heights, OH Evan Ampitheatre @ Cain Park w/ Judy Collins 8:00PM
    Jun 16 Lexington, KY Natasha's Bistro 8:00PM
    Jun 17 Columbus, OH Brothers Drake Meadery 9:00PM
    Jun 18 Chicago, IL Uncommon Ground on Devon 8:00PM
    Jun 19 Iowa City, IA Englert Theatre w/ Judy Collins 8:00PM
    Jun 20 Clive, IA The GrapeVine 7:00PM
    Jun 27 New York, NY RAW NYC "Panorama" @ The Cutting Room 7:00PM
    Jun 28 Easton, PA Gold Room @ Mercantile Home 8:00PM
    Jul 4-6 Oxfordshire, UK The Cornbury Music Festival TBD
    Jul 12 Clinton, NJ Black Potatoe Festival 6:30PM
    Jul 17 Wilmington, DE Ladybug Festival 9:00PM
    Jul 24 Little Compton, RI Carolyn's Sakonnet Vineyard 6:00PM
    Aug 7 Boulder, CO FMQB Triple A Conference Showcase 4:00PM

    For more information on Rachael Sage point your browser to:
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