Grace Potter & The Nocturnals Enter Billboard's Top 200 at #20, Billboard's Rock Album Chart at #3 and Billboard's Digital Album Chart at #9

BAND PERFORMING ON 'THE TONIGHT SHOW' JULY 15

Jun 16, 2010, 15:29 ET from Hollywood Records

BURBANK, Calif., June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Fueled by lead single "Tiny Light," their incendiary live shows and rave reviews from critics nationwide, the self-titled album from GRACE POTTER & THE NOCTURNALS (Hollywood Records/Ragged Company) enter Billboard's Top 200 at #20, Billboard's Rock Album Chart at #3 and Billboard's Digital Album Chart at #9.

The group, praised by Rolling Stone as one of the "Best New Bands of 2010," delivered an electrifying performance of "Tiny Light" on yesterday's Good Morning America and return to television July 15th for an appearance on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. This Thursday, June 17th, fans can also catch an encore performance of the band's appearance on ELLEN.

The Boston Herald compared the group to the "Rolling Stones (circa Exile On Main Street), fronted by a young Etta James/Tina Turner/Bonnie Raitt-type singer" while The New York Post lauded the album with a 4-star review, declaring the "Vermont group hits peak... Potter and company deserve the hype." Oprah's O Magazine compared Potter to the likes of Bonnie Raitt and Lucinda Williams, Rolling Stone said that the record "bursts with promise," and the Dallas Morning News gave the disc an A calling it "an auspicious effort that definitely needs to be heard." 

The band is currently on a headlining tour, including several dates on the Lilith Fair (see below).

Tour Dates for GPN are as follows:


June 17

Cincinnati, OH

20th Century Theatre

(headlining)





June 18

Chicago, IL

Martyr's

(headlining)





June 19

Cleveland, OH

Beachland Ballroom

(headlining)





June 22

Spanish Fort, AL

Blue Gill Amphitheatre

(headlining)





June 23

Birmingham, AL

WorkPlay Theatre

(headlining)





June 24

Memphis, TN

Minglewood Hall

(headlining)





June 25

Fort Smith, AR

Fort Smith Riverfront Blues Festival






**June 27

Calgary, AB

McMahon Stadium

Lilith Fair





**June 28

Edmonton, AB

Rexall Place

Lilith Fair





**July 1

Vancouver, BC

Ambleside Park

Lilith Fair





**July 2

Portland, OR

Sleep Country Amphitheater

Lilith Fair





**July 3

Seattle, WA

The Gorge Amphitheatre

Lilith Fair





July 5

Aspen, CO

Belly Up






July 6

Morrison, CO

Red Rocks Amphitheatre






July 8

Kansas City, KS

Crossroads

(headlining)





July 9

Minneapolis, MN

Basilica Block Party

GPN on prior to Spoon





July 10

Louisville, KY

Forecastle Festival






July 11

Masontown, WV

All Good Festival






July 13

Dewey Beach, DE

Bottle & Cork

(headlining)





July 16

Camden, NJ

XPoNential Music Festival






July 17

Alta, WY

Targhee Festival






July 23

Atlanta, GA

Variety Playhouse

(headlining)





July 24

Asheville, NC

Bele Chere Festival






July 25

Floyd, VA

Floydfest






Aug. 14

Burlington, VT

Lake Champlain Maritime Festival






Aug. 21

Davenport, IA

River Roots Live Festival






Aug. 28

Paola, KS

Paola Roots Festival






Sept. 11

Boston, MA

Life is Good Festival


More dates to be announced.




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For more information about GRACE POTTER & THE NOCTURNALS, please contact Sharrin Summers in the Hollywood Records publicity department

Ph. 818-560-5787

e-mail: sharrin.summers@disney.com 

SOURCE Hollywood Records



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