KINGSLEY FLOOD CAPS BREAKOUT YEAR WITH OPENING SLOT FOR LUCIUS THIS WEEK
With coverage in the NY Times, Esquire, and NPR, Kingsley Flood has had a
breakout year and their album 'Battles' ranks among the year's best:
"Best new music." - Metro New York
"...2013 ought to be the Year of The Flood" - Boston.com
"...best albums of 2013? ['Battles'] will be at the top of our list." - HearYa
Here's a recap of a remarkable 2013 for Kingsley Flood:
+ Main stage set at Newport Folk Festival streamed by NPR Music.
Rolling Stone's James Joiner said, "Kingsley Flood kicked off the main
stage, shirking the rain with puddle-splashing, foot-stomping folk rock
and their signature high energy."
Billboard's Devon Maloney wrote, "Special props ought to be given to a
pre-rain, fest-opening set by energetic Boston mainstays Kingsley
American Songwriter's Sean Maloney testified, "We had never heard these
guys before but we were gobsmacked – GOBSMACKED – by the Boston band’s
soulful, folk rockin’ shimmy on the Fort Stage.
+ NPR Music premiere of "Sigh a While" music video.
+ NY Times calls "Sun Gonna Lemme Shine" video "awesome."
+ Esquire posts session.
+ Paste posts session.
+ Opening slots for Josh Ritter.
+ A slot on the Hot Stove Cool Music show in Boston January 11
alongside Joan Osborne, The Baseball Project, members of Buffalo Tom
and Belly, and baseball industry greats Peter Gammons and Theo Epstein.
+ Current tour supporting Lucius:
Dec 03, 2013 - Pearl Street Ballroom - Northampton, MA
Dec 04, 2013 - Port City Music Hall - Portland, ME
Dec 06, 2013 - World Cafe Live - Philadelphia, PA
Dec 07, 2013 - Bowery Ballroom - New York, NY