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Saxsquatch Announces Multi-City Outdoor Saxual Healing Tour 2020

Meet Saxsquatch, the funkiest bigfoot out there… You’ve never heard sax music more legendary

New footage confirms existence of Sasquatch, its love of laid-back saxophone jams
A.V. Club

THE WOODS — “Believe in yourself even when no one else does” are the words of Saxsquatch, the internet’s biggest, and hairiest, viral sensation. 

Do you believe in the brass playing beast known as Saxsquatch? His silky-smooth sax can bring us all together. Saxsquatch is the fastest growing artist on Facebook with 600,000 page followers obtained in less than a few months and is currently the platform’s most watched live streaming musician with over 100,000 people watching each show live. 

Quickly becoming a cult icon, you can find Saxsquatch on Comedy Central’s Tosh.O, the front page of Reddit, Buzzfeed, Yahoo, and his Saxsquatch social media pages that combine for 3-5 million views per week. Saxsquatch currently ranks at the top for solo streaming artists on the Pollstar livestream chart. He has been publicly supported by Hall & Oates, Pharrel, goldfish, Greg Wells, Big Gigantic, The Marcus King Band, Reverb, Trap Nation, Monstercat, Sirius XM, and many other big names in the music scene. 

In June of 2020 Saxsquatch headlined one of the biggest drive-in concerts in the US, Electric Avenue  in Kings Mountain, NC, with 200 cars in attendance to watch the beast bring peace with his saxophone. He followed that performance by headlining Cannes International Festival.

Now the mysterious saxophone loving creature is bringing humans what may be the first outdoor socially distanced tour in the country to be hosted at non-drive in venues across multiple states during COVID. Tickets for his tour, Saxual Healing, are available now and will quickly sell out their limited capacities. More dates to be announced soon!

If you attend a Saxsquatch show you’ll notice people of all genders and ages. His fanbase ranges from young electronic festival loving college students to elderly Sasquatch truthers. All of them come together to join the smooth and groovy music of Saxsquatch.

The Missing Mixtape, a collection of Saxsquatch original and cover songs, will soon be released. It sold 200 pre-orders in its first hour. His official cover of Daft Punk’s “Around the Worldreleased through Monstercat on June 29th for the label’s 9 year Anniversary.

His jazz and electronic fusion with Grammy winning guest artists like Eric Krasno creates one of the most unique sounds and shows in music. Saxsquatch fans are so insane that in May of 2020 they sold out a month’s worth of merchandise in a single day (all online).

Saxual Healing Tour 2020
All shows are outdoors and will be following COVID-safe guidelines

10/23 Fri – The Mousetrap – Indianapolis, IN
10/24 Sat – Woodlands Tavern – Columbus, OH 
10/25 Sun – The Burl – Lexington, KY
10/30 Fri – Nelson Ledges Quarry – Cleveland, OH
11/14 Sat – Charleston Pour House (Early & Late Shows) – Charleston, SC
More mystery locations to be announced… 

For more Saxsquatch Sightings visit Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube.

Saxsquatch cares about humans and is working closely with the venues he is performing at to help the music community and follow COVID-safe guidelines at each show. This includes temperature checks before entering, 6ft social distancing, face covering to be worn while not eating or drinking, and only 1 patron at a time inside the restrooms, etc. Saxsquatch COVID-safe guidelines will be posted on the event information at each venue website and on flyers through each venue area. 

All attendees will be issued a free official Saxsquatch branded mask and hand sanitizer. The safest guest at each show will receive a Saxsquatch Saxual Healing tour shirt and The Missing Mixtape CD and the safest venue on tour receives a $1,000 bonus from Saxsquatch.

To prevent local businesses from going under, Saxsquatch has fully guaranteed the show’s revenue to the venues. This ensures the venues and their employees get paid regardless of what happens. Saxsquatch believes in the cause to keep these venues alive and vibrant for their communities. Because of this, there will be no refunds on tickets.

If the show has to be cancelled because of COVID then it will be moved digitally as a private show, live on the same day as the ticket date. Saxsquatch will also send a free Saxsquatch T-shirt, Saxsquatch stickers, and a copy of The Missing Mixtape. Saxsquatch will cover these costs himself, allowing the venue to keep 100% of their expected revenue from the cancelled show.

Thanks for believing in Saxsquatch!

For more information visit www.saxsquatch.com, Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube.

Watch Saxsquatch Perform “Take Me Home, Country Roads/ Lost and Found”

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Tenth Mountain Division Release Single & Music Video – “9 to 5”
From Their Upcoming Third Studio Album
Produced By Tim Carbone at Silo Sound Studio

“9 to 5” is out Today! Get it here → https://distrokid.com/hyperfollow/tenthmountaindivision Tb/9-to-5

Watch the World Premiere of the Music Video for “9 to 5” over at DittyTV →

You can also watch the Ditty Debut of the “9 to 5” Music Video on ‘The Curve’
Wednesday, September 9th, 2020 at 9pm MT/ 10pm CT/ 11pm ET
t will rebroadcast the following morning: 10am CT on Thursday, September 10th https://dittytv.com/watch/ 

BOULDER, COLORADO —  Colorado band Tenth Mountain Division is pushing the sound found in the mountains in bold new directions with their high-energy and exploratory take on Americana, draws influences from classic Southern rock, the progressive bluegrass that was born in their backyard, and the adventurous spirit of 60s psychedelic.

After a soaring 2019 which saw the band travel from coast-to-coast playing their biggest shows to date including Summer Camp, WinterWonderGrass, ARISE, and Yarmony, they took the plunge back into the studio at the turn of the year. With Producer Tim Carbone (of Railroad Earth), the band recorded their third studio album with engineer Todd Divel at Silo Sound Studio, recently dubbed the ‘Abbey Road of Denver’ [Westword]. 

The band’s mandolinist, Winston Heuga says, “It’s been hard to know the best way to adapt to this new culture and keep our momentum moving. Just before shutdown, we completed a Kickstarter for the new album and were lucky enough to have 358 backers pledge $38,765 to help bring this project to life. We’re very fortunate to be in a position to keep creating and get music to our fans.”

Tenth Mountain Division is excited to start releasing this new music with an animated video for their new single “9 to 5.” Watch the World Premeire of “9 to 5” now at DittyTV → https://dittytv.com/world-premiere-video-9-to-5-by-tenth-mountain-division/.

“9 to 5” was penned by the band’s bassist Andrew Cooney who says, “This song is about trusting yourself to take the path you feel is right. The first verse lays out what could be, and the second draws the final straw that leads to the solution in the chorus, ‘going home another way.’ It’s a somber, yet uplifting song that makes you ask if you are really following your heart.” 

The video will premiere on YouTube on Monday, September 7 https://youtu.be/gw5bjABI-iE.

“TMD’s music video for their new single, “9-5”, directed by Chase Allen Taylor, takes the viewer through a flowing mosaic of animated, interwoven tableau vivant,” says the band’s guitarist MJ Ouimette, “We travel  as if ‘with’ the song through wraparound backgrounds reminiscent of the Flintstones, subbing Bedrock for psychedelic cartoon landscapes and subterranean pho factories and the foot-powered Rubstone Special for a rendering of the band’s beloved short-bus-tour-bus, Dorothy. The thread unifying the piece is the animation’s reaction to the track’s sound wave, sometimes gently as in during pianist Campbell Thomas light-as-a-feather solo and others dramatically to vocalist/songwriter Andrew Cooney’s inviting yet poignant vocals. An audiovisual treat for the modern aesthete.” 

“9 to 5” is the first single of their upcoming third album [Release date TBA], and a follow up to 2018’s In Good Company which Live for Live Music declared was, “chock full of raw rock and roll, with a savory listening experience guaranteed for all.” 

Marquee Magazine writes, “…the group’s electro-acoustic sound… gives unapologetic nods to the jam gods that have come before them… Tenth Mountain Division takes some Widespread Panic inspired jams, and meshes them with Leftover Salmon-styled arrangements, and couples that with a hell-bent love for classic rock, soul, and pub sing-alongs.” 

Tenth Mountain Division formed in 2010 when high-school classmates, Winston Heuga (mandolin) and MJ Ouimette (guitar) first met when they discovered a shared musical interest. The two young musicians started penning songs together that were inspired by the natural beauty that surrounded their hometown in the Rocky Mountains and the lore of the 10th Mountain Division military infantry (The WWII pioneers of mountain combat who founded Vail, CO and many other ski areas across the country.) They ended up at the University Colorado Boulder where they briefly played as an acoustic trio with upright bassist, Connor Dunn before meeting drummer Tyler Gwynn and keyboardist Campbell Thomas. The addition of drums and keys to Heuga and Ouimette’s deep musical bond, widened their musical palette, taking the band in new directions and pointing to bold, uncharted, musical horizons. They released their first album, Cracks in the Sky, in 2016 and followed it up with a national tour that saw them packing shows across the country. The band’s lineup was solidified soon after with the addition of Andrew Cooney and immediate success followed. Since then they have become a regular presence on the festival circuit including stops at Summer Camp, Aiken Bluegrass Festival, Winter Wondergrass, Yarmony, ARISE, and Leftover Salmon’s Boogie at the Broadmoor. They released their second album, In Good Company, in 2018.

TMD Upcoming Dates:
9/4 Fri –  Live Facebook Happy Hour with Festy GoNuts @ 5:30pm MT / 6:30pm CT/ 7:30pm ET
9/26 Sat – Highlands Ale House – Aspen, CO
10/24 Sat – Boulder Theater supporting Los Lobos

More information about Tenth Mountain Division can be found at www.tmdtunes.com 

www.facebook.com/TMDBand, www.twitter.com/TMDtunes, and www.instagram.com/tenthmountaindivision 


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