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    DAVID COOK ANNOUNCES FULL BAND SHOWS

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    Looking forward to the release of THE LOOKING GLASS EP LIVE STREAM SHOWS IN APRIL/MAY AND U.S. TOUR DATES IN SEPTEMBER 2021

    Musician/actor David Cook announces first performances with a full band in over a year to support his highly anticipated EP The Looking Glass (out April 16, 2021). Broadcast on concert live streaming platform Mandolin from Ocean Way Studios in Nashville, he will perform three shows: Sunday, April 18th, The Looking Glass EP release show; Sunday, May 2nd, a fundraiser to benefit The National Brain Tumor Society; and Sunday, May 16th, an extended set highlighting his newer offerings and additional songs from his catalog. All shows to begin at 7 pm CT and tickets are available at the BOX OFFICE.  

    David is also happy to announce the U.S. leg of his 2021 tour beginning September 11th in Cincinnati and continuing to the Northeast before wrapping in Columbus, OH on September 25th. It will be followed by his previously announced co-headline tour with Kris Allend billed as “Dave & Kris Go to Europe Acoustic Tour” scheduled for October 2021.   The Looking Glass EP is a six-song set recorded in Nashville with producer Andy Skib.

    Earlier this week, David premiered the third single “Fire” on Parade Magazine: “[‘Fire’] combines a driving rhythm with a jubilant sense of want that is palpable.”   In 2020, David released two singles from the EP. The first, “Reds Turn Blue,” a nod to the manic highs (reds) and lows (blues) of anxiety, something David has struggled to overcome since his season seven win on American Idol. 

    David told People.com, “This song became a therapeutic process for me, as a way to personify my anxiety and make it something other than me — which in an odd way has helped me navigate my relationship with it.” 

    To capture that struggle, David worked with artist Justin A. Nixon to create a visual that was, “sci-fi and sinister” but left open-ended to represent “that constant battle between anxiety and myself.”   And the second, “Strange World,” is “my homage to this year,” said David. “Staring out of windows at the world outside, feeling disconnected from it, and trying to find those moments that would normally exist outside, inside.”    The Looking Glass EP will be released on April 16, 2021 with live stream and tour dates to follow.

    LIVE STREAM CONCERTS VIA MANDOLINPURCHASE TICKETS HERE

    APRIL 18 / EP RELEASE SHOW @ 7 pm CT

    MAY 2 / FUNDRAISER FOR THE NATIONAL BRAIN TUMOR SOCIETY @ 7 pm CT

    MAY 16 / EXTENDED SET OF FROM HIS CATALOG @ 7 pm CT

    U.S. TOUR DATES
    SEPT 11 / CINCINNATI, OH @ Ludlow Garage
    SEPT 12 / CANTON, OH @ The Auricle Outdoors
    SEPT 15 / NORTHAMPTON, MA @ Iron Horse
    SEPT 16 / DERRY, NH @ Tupelo Hall
    SEPT 17 / CAMBRIDGE, MA @ Sonia
    SEPT 18 / NORFOLK, CT @ Infinity Hall
    SEPT 20 / NEW YORK, NY @ City Winery
    SEPT 21 / PHILADELPHIA, PA @ City Winery
    SEPT 23 / ANNAPOLIS, MD @ Ram’s Head
    SEPT 24 / PITTSBURGH, PA @ Thunderbird
    SEPT 25 / COLUMBUS, OH @ Rumba Cafe

    THE LOOKING GLASS EP || PRE-SAVE
    RELEASE DATE: APRIL 16, 2021
    “REDS TURN BLUE” OUT NOW SPOTIFY || YOUTUBE
    “STRANGE WORLD” OUT NOW SPOTIFY || YOUTUBE

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