LONGREEF Release Second Single “She Likes The Ladies”

Aussie rock band LONGREEF (Josh Barker, Tristan Davies, Nick Miller, Jim Wark) are back on the road touring the U.S. and have added additional dates to their already packed touring schedule for 2013.  The band will remain on the road through the spring and summer in support of their latest EP/Live DVD Dirty Motel They just added a show with the legendary Sevendust on May 1 and have been confirmed to perform, once again, at the Verizon American Music Festival in August.  All tour dates are listed below.
Dirty Motel has seen some great coverage since its’ release.  Radio fell in love with the first single, the EP’s title track.  “Dirty Motel” saw plays across the country including adds in Spokane, Chicago, Charleston, Lubbock, Biloxi (where it went to #4!), Ocean City, Baltimore, DC and on Sirius and Music Choice.  On March 5, the band officially released their second single, “She Likes The Ladies.”  The song has been a fan favorite at all their gigs and radio seems to agree.  Early adds have already been coming in across the States including KHTQ (Spokane), WCPR (Biloxi), WIIL (Chicago), KFMX (Lubbock), KAZY (Cheyenne), Sirius/XM Octane and more.
LONGREEF has been featured in a variety of outlets including Loudwire, Toledo Free Press, Arkansas Democrat Gazette, Rock Music Report, Huffington Post, Bloody Disgusting, Artist Direct, Hard Rock Haven and more.  They played over 200 shows in 2012 and performed with Puddle of Mudd, Blue Oyster Cult, Serj Tankien and more.  The band also made stops along the tour routes in 2012 to perform on a few morning shows and to visit the folks at Fearless Radio in Chicago.  LONGREEF performed “Want Me Back” which Artist Direct calls a “radio-friendly, mid-tempo jam that we predict you play over and over again”, on the national morning show Daytime TV while in Tampa.  They also stopped by Your Carolina TV, Scene on 7 and Fox 10 TV.
LONGREEF came to the States in 2010 to write and record their self-titled debut EP that was released in 2011.  The band found a home in Florida and began touring relentlessly in support of their debut.  For 12 months they stayed on the road and played more than 150 shows across 11 states and 30 cities.  The band has headlined shows and has also shared the stage with some big names including Bush, 30 Seconds to Mars, Stone Temple Pilots, Seether, Taproot, Red Jumpsuit Apparatus and more.  The first single off their self-titled debut – “Lonely” – reached 33 on Billboard’s Top 40 R&R Indicator charts.


 2013 Tour Dates:
April 5 & 6 – New Buffalo, MI – Hard Rock Cafe
April 11 & 13 – Kent, OH – Bar 145
April 17 – Atlanta, GA – Peachtree Tavern
April 19 – Jackson, MS – Club Magoo’s
April 20 – Hoover, AL – Iron Horse Cafe
April 24 – Pensacola, FL – Fishhouse
May 1 – Huntsville, AL – Sammy T’s (w/Sevendust)
May 3 & 4 -Manistee, MI – Little River Casino
May 10 & 11 – New Buffalo, MI – Hard Rock Cafe
May 17 – Powell, OH – Lazy Chameleon Bar & Grill
May 18 – Carbondale, IL – Pinch Penny Club
May 22 – Pensacola, FL – Fishhouse
May 23 – 26 – Destin, FL – AJs
May 30 – Herndon, VA – Herndon Festival
May 31 & June 1 – Nags Head, NC – Kelly’s
June 7 & 8 – Colonial Beach, VA – High Times on the Potomac
June 10 – 15 – Myrtle Beach, SC – House of Blues
June 19 – 21 – Sandusky, OH – Mr. Ed’s
June 22 – Port Clinton, OH – Mr. Ed’s Bar & Grill
June 27 – Toledo, OH – Bar 145
June 28 – Kent, OH – Bar 145
June 29 – Alpena, MI – Alpena Band Shell
July 3 – 6 – Pensacola, FL – Fishhouse
July 8 – 13 – Myrtle Beach, SC – House of Blues
July 18 – Virginia Beach, VA – Mahi Mahi’s
July 19 & 20 – Colonial Beach, VA – High Times on the Potomac
July 21 – 23 – Put in Bay, OH – Mr. Ed’s
Juy 25 – Kent, OH – Bar 145
July 26 & 27 – New Buffalo, MI – Hard Rock Cafe
August 2 – Powell, OH – Lazy Chameleon Bar & Grill
August 3 – Carbondale, IL – Pinch Penny Club
August 7 – Atlanta, GA – Peachtree Tavern
August 10 – Biloxi, MS – CPR Fest
August 16 & 17 – Colonial Beach, VA – High Tides of the Potomac
August 23 & 24 – Virginia Beach, VA – 4th St Stage
August 30 & 31 – Virginia Beach, VA – Verizon American Music Festival
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