Electronic Violinist Lindsey Stirling to Bring Summer Tour to The VETS, 7/12
Acclaimed electronic violinist and New York Times Best Selling Author Lindsey Stirling has officially announced plans to release her highly anticipated third studio album this summer through her own label, Lindseystomp Records. Just days after a surprise appearance at Coachella during electronic artist Robert Delong's set, the announcement was made this morning through a special video released to fans via Lindsey's YouTube channel. To view the video, please click HERE.
As a way to further engage with fans, Lindsey will once again partner with Direct-To-Fan music platform PledgeMusic for an album pre-order campaign. Fans will be able to pre-order the yet-to-be titled new album up until the summer release date which is still to be announced. To pre-order the album via PledgeMusic , please click HERE.
The new album follows Lindsey's widely praised sophomore release "Shatter Me," which has sold over a quarter million copies in the US, debuted at #2 on Billboard's Top 200 Album Chart, #2 on the Billboard Year End Dance Electronic Album Chart, #1 on the iTunes Album Chart and spent an impressive 21 weeks straight at the #1 spot on the Billboard Classical Album Chart according to Neilson. Lindsey's self-titled debut album released in September of 2012 and was recently certified Gold by the RIAA.
Stirling also announced new North American summer tour dates in preparation for a major world tour. Among the confirmed dates: The VETS in Providence on July 12th. Tickets will go on-sale this Friday, April 22nd to the general public starting at 10am. Tickets are available online at TheVetsRI.com, by calling (401) 421.ARTS (2787) or in person at The VETS/PPAC Box Office located at 220 Weybosset St, Providence. The VETS is located at One Avenue of the Arts. The VETS on-site Box Office is only open on show days.
Lindsey Stirling is one of the biggest artist development breakthrough stories in recent years. A classically trained violinist from Gilbert, Ariz., Lindsey has entered a futurist world of electronic big beats and animation, leaping through the music industry with over 7.8 million YouTube subscribers, over 1 billion views on her YouTube channel, Billboard chart-topping hits and sold out tours worldwide. Lindsey's self-titled debut album includes the viral smash "Crystallize," which has racked up over 145 million YouTube views. The album reached #1 on Billboard's Dance/Electronic Chart and Classical Album Chart, earned her a 2014 Billboard Music Award nomination for "Top Dance/Electronic Album," and was recently certified Gold by the RIAA. Lindsey's 2014 sophomore album Shatter Me, debuted at #2 on Billboard's Top 200 album chart and has sold over 320,000 copies to date in the US alone. The album includes a collaboration with Halestorm lead singer Lzzy Hale on her smash single "Shatter Me," which has over 50 million views on YouTube. The album took home the 2015 Billboard Music Award for "Top Dance/Electronic Album" of which Avicii, Disclosure, Calvin Harris and Skrillex were also nominated. Her critically praised 2015 US summer tour included headline shows at venues such as Red Rocks Amphitheater in Denver, which she sold out, New York's Central Park Summerstage and the Greek Theater in Los Angeles. To date, Lindsey's tours have sold over 500,000 headline tickets worldwide. Lindsey also ranked #4 on Forbes Magazine's inaugural "YouTube Millionaires" list in November 2015, on which she is the highest paid female. In January 2016, Lindsey released her first book with Simon& Schuster, a memoir called "The Only Pirate at the Party." Co-written by her sister Brook S. Passey, the book debuted on the New York Times' best-seller list. Additionally, Stirling is the model of a modern independent recording artist who has a symbiotic relationship with her fans. A motivational speaker in her spare time, Stirling uses her own story to show teenagers that you've got to have confidence in the very thing that makes you unique - then wait for the world to catch up.