k.d. lang and the Siss Boom Bang will celebrate the release of Sing it Loud by playing the complete album live at two intimate shows the week the album is released. They will perform at the Troubadour in Los Angeles on Monday, April 11 and at (le) poisson rouge in New York City on Thursday, April 14.
Sing it Loud, scheduled for release by Nonesuch Records on April 12, is lang’s first record made entirely with a band of her own since the pair of albums with the Reclines that launched her career more than 20 years ago. In June, lang and the Siss Boom Bang-comprising Joe Pisapia (a multi-instrumentalist who co-produced the album with lang and serves as musical director), Daniel Clarke (keyboards), Fred Eltringham (drums/percussion), Joshua Grange (baritone guitar, dobro), and Lex Price (bass)-will launch their first tour together. They will be performing material from Sing it Loud and songs from throughout lang’s career on the North American run, which will include a June 20 headline show at the Beacon Theatre in New York City and keep them on the road into the fall. They will also play the Stagecoach Festival in Indio, CA on May 1.