RACES Announce Summer US Tour, Debut LP Year Of The Witch Out Now On Frenchkiss Records

RACES exists as a result of artistic rebirth and personal rediscovery, but it all starts at a point in Wade Ryff’s life where motivation was at its most scarce. Disillusioned with music, beset with the bitter ending of a relationship with a real life witch and faced with the overwhelming stagnation of being a 23-year old in the sleepy suburban outpost of Van Nuys, during that time, Ryff wrote the pleading lyrics of “Big Broom” in the bathroom of his parents house. He explains the song’s message as “accepting that every ending is a new beginning, and even if we may have no control over when things are given or taken from us, we can always choose how to respond.”

Tour Dates

07/17 – Larimer Lounge – Denver, CO
07/19 – University of Wisconsin, Memorial Union Terrace – Madison, WI
07/20 – 7th St. Entry – Minneapolis, MN
07/21 – Schubas Tavern- Chicago, IL
07/22 – Beachland Tavern – Cleveland, OH
07/23 – Drake Hotel – Toronto, ON
07/25 – Kung Fu Necktie – Philadelphia, PA
07/27 – Mercury Lounge – New York, NY
07/28 – Glasslands – Brooklyn, NY
07/29 – DC9 – Washington, DC
07/31 – Masquerade – Atlanta, GA
08/01 – High Watt – Nashville, TN
08/03 – Rudyard’s – Houston, TX
08/04 – Stubb’s – Austin, TX
08/06 – Lowbrow Palace – El Paso, TX
08/07 – Rhythm Room – Phoenix, AZ

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