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Published on April 16th, 2019 | by Guest Contributor


Kurt Travis Announces New Solo Album, Releases New Single

Kurt Travis is thrilled to announce his brand new solo record, There’s A Place I Want To Take You, out May 17th via Esque Records and Blue Swan Records. Travis has also shared the first single and music, “Easy Peasy,” streaming now at . Fans can pre-order the album at


This song is one of my favorites on the album. It’s very playful and light hearted,” shares Travis. “The song is about how I don’t like waking up in the morning, and also, how I have hard time falling asleep.


He continues: “I called it ‘Easy Peasy’ because the song is repetitious and the structure is simple, but while tracking guitars for it, was actually quite difficult to record.


Additionally, Travis will be supporting the album with a full US headlining tour starting on May 17th. The run kicks off with an album release show in Placerville, and includes stops in Salt Lake City, Brooklyn, Philadelphia, Orlando, Nashville, Dallas, and more. For a full list of dates, please see below or visit


Kurt Travis is a singer, songwriter, and musician from Sacramento, California. He is best known as the former lead vocalist for the post-hardcore bands Dance Gavin Dance and A Lot Like Birds.


As a solo artist, Travis has released a number of albums, including: Wha Happen? (2012), Kurt Travis (2013), Everything Is Beautiful (2014), and Kurt Travis/Paul Travis Split (EP) (2016). Over the years, he has also lent his vocals and talents to math rock trio Eternity Forever, posthardcore duo Push Over, and, most recently, rock band Royal Coda.


Travis will release his brand new solo record There’s A Place I Want To Take You on May 17th via Esque Records and Blue Swan Records. Fans can pre-order it now at


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There’s A Place I Want To Take You Tracklisting:
  1. Too Much Space (feat. Andrés)
  2. Easy Peasy
  3. Tomorrow Will Be Fine
  4. Hometown (feat. Andrés)
  5. It’s You
  6. We’ll Probably Be Alright
  7. Best Way
  8. Easy To Decide
  9. Still Won’t Listen
  10. Lewis


Upcoming Tour Dates:

5.17 – Placerville, CA @ Family Vacation *

5.18 – Redding, CA @ The Dip *

5.21 – Salt Lake City, UT @ The Loading Dock

5.22 – Denver, CO @ Moon Room

5.24 – Minneapolis, MN @ Whiskey Junction

5.25 – Berwyn, IL @ Wire

5.26 – Indianapolis, IN @ Citadel

5.28 – Buffalo, NY @ Rec Room

5.29 – Manchester, NH @ Bungalow

5.30 – Brooklyn, NY @ Kingsland

5.31 – Amityville, NY @ Revolution Bar & Grill

6.1 – Philadelphia, PA @ Voltage

6.2 – Norfolk, VA @ Charlie’s

6.3 – Chapel Hill, NC @ Local 506

6.5 – Greenville, SC @ Radio Room

6.6 – Orlando, FL @ Soundbar

6.7 – Tampa, FL @ Crowbar

6.8 – Margate, FL @ O’Malleys

6.10 – Atlanta, GA @ Drunken Unicorn

6.11 – Nashville, TN @ The End

6.12 – Memphis, TN @ Canvas

6.13 – Little Rock, AR @ Brewski’s Basement

6.14 – Dallas, TX @ Three Links

6.15 – McAllen, TX @ Yerberia Cultura

6.16 – Austin, TX @ Come and Take it Live

6.17 – Houston, TX @ Secret Group

6.19 – El Paso, TX @ Rock House

6.20 – Scottsdale, AZ @ Pub Rock

6.21 – Anaheim, CA @ Chain Reaction

6.23 – Fresno, CA @ Strummers


-With Adventurer 5.21-6.5 (* – no Adventurer)

-With Makari 6.6-6.23

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