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Lights Acoustic in Vancouver (tour dates)

Lights Vancouver concert announcement

Lights at the Commodore Ballroom, Nov 7 2009. Issha Marie photo

Concert announcement – Lights Acoustic at the Rio Theatre in Vancouver

Lights will play two shows at the Rio Theatre May 3 and 4 in support of her new album, Siberia Acoustic.

The record is a stripped-down version of Siberia, her 2011 album. Siberia Acoustic will be released April 30.

Stripped-down though it may be, the album features guest appearances by Owl City, Max Kerman of Arkells and Coeur de pirate. The first single from the album is Cactus In The Valley” featuring Owl City, which will be available March 19.

Photos – Lights at the Vogue Theatre, Vancouver Nov 15 2011

Siberia Acoustic is her second stripped down and self-produced offering. In 2010, she released Lights. Acoustic., the lo-fi companion to 2009’s The Listening.

From the PR: “It’s really special the way just a guitar and vocal speaks to the heart, an intimacy that a lot of production can’t convey quite the same way,” said Lights, aka Valerie Poxleitner. “There is a time and a place for each, Siberia in its full form was a different kind of journey than this acoustic record, but this is the version of the songs I sit down and play at home when I’m alone.”

Lights Acoustic tour dates:

Tuesday, April 30        San Francisco, CA     Great American Music Hall
Thursday, May 2          Los Angeles, CA       El Rey Theatre
Friday, May 3               Vancouver, BC          Rio Theatre
Saturday, May 4           Vancouver, BC         Rio Theatre
Monday, May 6            Calgary, AB               Grand Theatre
Tuesday, May 7            Winnipeg, MB           Garrick Centre
Wednesday, May 8      Minneapolis, MN      Varsity Theater
Friday, May 10              Toronto, ON             Wintergarden Theatre
Saturday, May 11         Montreal, QC             Virgin Mobile Corona Theatre
Monday, May 13          Boston, MA               The Sinclair
Tuesday, May 14          New York, NY           Bowery Ballroom

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