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Dorothy Finds 'Shelter' at Beauty Bar Las Vegas

 

 

DOROTHY made a memorable stop at the Beauty Bar in Las Vegas this month, just a few days into the band's Freedom Tour, out on the road in support of the new 28 Days on the Valley album. The monsoon season was upon Vegas with a vengeance, and the show almost didn’t happen due to a thunderstorm that came out of nowhere and sidetracked the show, which was scheduled for the outdoor stage. After trying to wait it out for an hour, the band and venue decided to bring the show indoors to a smaller area and make it an acoustic set, and the fans that crowded the room were not disappointed. 

 

 

The last minute stage change was a was a stroke of genius amid crashing thunder (and a few roof leaks), and the night turned into a real treat for the Vegas crowd, who got the “only acoustic show of the tour” according to Dorothy Martin, who along with the band took to barstools and played a full set, with songs from  the new 28 Days as well as the 2016's Rockisdead. Martin's sultry, soulful vocals shone through on the turned down acoustic set, a fantastic showcase for her voice, and the more retro, classic rock ’n’roll and blues sound of the new album.

 

 

The set was so much fun for everyone there crowded around the inside stage of the venue, who cheered and sang along to every song - this crowd wasn’t playing around, they knew the music and knew what they wanted to hear. They screamed out requests, and Martin and the band would look at each other and jokingly ask if they could “pull that one off acoustic?”, before accommodating pretty much every song the crowd yelled for.  It was a close, intimate show that gave everyone there the feeling of being a contributing part of it, and with songs like “Freedom” and “Flawless”, and the crowd demanded “Shelter”, the room was filled with voices singing loud and proud. The crowd made sure the band knew how much they loved the music, and Martin really connected with the people there, singing with fans and jumping in the front row for a few selfies and videos without missing a beat. During the set Martin expressed “this is the most challenging, fun and funny show of the tour”,  and for a rainout and a foul weather curveball, DOROTHY pulled out a helluva show and the night was a fantastic success. 

 

 

​DOROTHY is

Dorothy Martin – Lead vocals

Owen Barry – Guitar 

Jason Ganberg – Drums

Eli Wulfmeier – Guitar

Eliot Lorango – Bass

 

DOROTHY will be continuing the Freedom Tour through the summer and fall in the US, with headlining shows through August, and then out supporting Greta Van Fleet through October and finishing with festival dates in October. 

 

 

July 12 - Fulton 55 - Fresno, CA

July 13 - The Glass House - Pomona, CA

July 14 - Beauty Bar - Las Vegas, NV

July 15 - The Crescent Ballroom - Phoenix, AZ

July 17 - Lowbrow Palace - El Paso, TX

July 19 - Yerberia Cultura - McAllen, TX

July 20 - House of Rock - Corpus Christi, TX

July 21 - Sam's Burger Joint - San Antonio, TX

July 23 - Outland Ballroom - Springfield, MO

July 24 - Cain's 2nd Stage - Tulsa, OK

July 25 - Sticky Fingerz - Little Rock, AR

July 27 - The Forge - Joliet, IL

July 28 - Route 20 - Racine, WI

July 31 - Green Bay Distillery - Green Bay, WI

Aug 1 - The Loft - Lansing, MI 

Aug 3 - Piere's Entertainment Center - Fort Wayne, IN

Aug 4 - Lollapalooza Official After Party w/ Greta Van Fleet - Chicago, IL

Aug 5 - Lollapalooza - Chicago IL +

Aug 8 - McGrath Amphitheatre w/ Joan Jett - Cedar Rapids, IA

Aug 9 - Stugis Motorcycle Festival - Sturgis, SD 

Aug 10 - Bourbon Theatre - Lincoln, NE 

Aug 14 - Sidetracks Music Hall - Huntsville, AL 

Aug 15 - The Stage on Bay - Savannah, GA 

Aug 17 - The Tarheel - Jacksonville, NC 

Aug 18 - The Windjammer - Isle of Palms, SC 

Aug 19 - Capone's - Johnson City, TN 

Aug 22 - Aggie Theatre - Fort Collins, CO 

Aug 24 - Knitting Factory Concert House - Spokane, WA 

Aug 25 - Knitting Factory Concert House - Boise, ID 

Aug 26 - Pain In The Grass - Seattle WA +

 

W/ GRETA VAN FLEET

Sept 7 - The Paramount Theatre - Seattle, WA

Sept 8 - The Paramount Theatre - Seattle, WA

Sept 11 - Shaw Conference Center - Edmonton, AB

Sept 12 - BMO Centre - Calgary, AB

Sept 14 - Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall - Portland, OR

Sept 17 - Fox Theater - Oakland, CA

Sept 18 - City National Civic - San Jose, CA

Sept 19 - The Masonic - San Francisco, CA

Sept 23 - The Observatory North Park - San Diego, CA

Sept 25 - The Marquee - Tempe, AZ

Sept 26 - The Marquee - Tempe, AZ

Sept 28 - Union Event Center - Salt Lake City, UT

Sept 29 - The Fillmore - Denver, CO

Oct 1 - The Fillmore - Denver, CO

 

Oct 13 - Aftershock - Sacramento CA +

Oct 25 - Voodoo Festival - New Orleans, LA +

+ Festival dates

 

For tour dates, news, merch and all things dorothy visit their website at dorothytheband.com.

The new album is available on the band website, on  Amazon  and  iTunes

Read our Scary Monsters album review of 28 Days In the Valley HERE

 

DOROTHY Photos from Jo AnnaJackson / Stardogphotos

 

 

 

Dorothy with "Flawless" Official Video from 28 Days In the Valley ...

 

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