BRITTANY HOWARD ANNOUNCES HEADLINE DATES AHEAD OF NEW MUSIC THIS FALL AND SIGNS WITH ISLAND RECORDS
September 13, 2023
“Howard is a transfixing vocalist; she knows how to compress and extend a note in a way that feels as if she’s squeezing all the juice from a piece of very ripe fruit.” – The New Yorker
Brittany Howard, the galvanizing, multiple Grammy Award®-winning force of nature has signed with Island Records, announced today by Justin Eshak, Co-CEO of Island Records. Alongside the news of her signing, Howard has also announced new music coming ahead of select headline dates kicking off on November 6 which will include stops at the iconic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville and the prestigious Corona Capital Festival in Mexico City.
In a statement regarding the announce, Howard stated, “I couldn’t be happier to announce my new partnership with Island Records, a label with such an incredible legacy and team. I cannot wait for the world to hear my new music and to start touring again. Island Records Co-CEO Justin Eshak adds: “I’m a huge admirer of Brittany. She’s already solidified herself as one of the great talents of her generation and is just getting started. Her artistry fits perfectly with Island’s unique legacy, and I’m delighted we get to play a role in her career moving forward.”
In September 2019, Howard released her solo debut, Jaime, whose celebratory single, “Stay High,” hit #1 on the Triple-AAA chart while “History Repeats” subsequently received Grammy Award® nominations for Best Rock Song and Best Rock Performance. The album tracks “13th Century Metal” and “Stay High” were included on Pitchfork‘s list of the Best Songs of 2019. At the annual GLAAD Media Awards, Howard was nominated for Outstanding Music Artist. And at the Americana Music Honors & Awards, Howard was nominated for Artist of the Year, Jaime for Album of the Year, and “Stay High” for Song of the Year. In 2021, the Jaime (Reimagined) remix album was released, containing “Stay High” (Childish Gambino remix, produced by Donald Glover and James Francies), “Stay High again..” (produced by Emmanuel Franklyn Adelabu, Joy Anonymous, and Fred again..) as well as versions of Jamie tracks from artists including Bon Iver, Common, Michael Kiwanuka, EARTHGANG, Little Dragon, and more.
Brittany Howard most recently performed Evolution Festival at Forest Park in St. Louis; Wonderbus in Columbus, OH; and Bumbershoot in Seattle, WA and will be seen next at Bourbon & Beyond on September 15th in Louisville, KY before kicking off her headline tour on Nov 6th with support from L’Rain through all U.S dates.
For more tour info visit: www.brittanyhoward.com
Sep 15 Louisville, KY Bourbon & Beyond
Nov 06 Birmingham, AL Iron City*
Nov 07 Nashville, TN Ryman Auditorium*
Nov 09 Knoxville, TN Tennessee Theatre*
Nov 10 Memphis, TN Minglewood Hall*
Nov 11 Atlanta, GA The Eastern*
Nov 14 Houston, TX House of Blues*
Nov 15 Dallas, TX The Factory in Deep Ellum*
Nov 17 Mexico City, MX Corona Capitol Festival
*With support from L’Rain