3025 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA, 19104
Doors 7:00 PM / Show 8:00 PM
Since scoring a worldwide smash with her debut album ‘Eye To The Telescope’ in 2004, which went on to sell over 5 million copies, KT Tunstall has remained at the forefront of UK singer-songwriter talent. Over the next decade, three further critically acclaimed albums followed; ‘Drastic Fantastic’, ‘Tiger Suit’ and ‘Invisible Empire//Crescent Moon’ in 2007, 2010 and 2013 respectively, keeping the platinum sales rolling and cementing the Scottish singer-songwriter’s reputation as a major recording talent, as well as a mesmerising live artist.
Tunstall has toured the world many times over. She has become a festival favourite, from Glastonbury to Belladrum (and back again). She outsold every other female artist in the UK in 2005, won the 2006 Brit Award for Best British Female Solo Artist, won the Ivor Novello Best Song award for her huge, self-penned hit 'Suddenly I See’, and a Q award for Track of the Year. She also landed a Grammy nomination for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance and lent her tunes to a host of movies and TV shows ('Suddenly I See', used in the iconic opening scene of Meryl Streep flick 'The Devil Wears Prada').
2012 and the years that followed saw a seismic shift in outlook - the loss of her father, a divorce, and a relocation to Venice Beach, California.
After a period of healing, soul-searching, and a change of scenery, 2016 hailed the arrival of the first of a trilogy of albums, the critically acclaimed UK top 10 album - 'KIN'. The trilogy evokes, separately and in sequence, spirit, body and mind. With 'KIN' being her phoenix-from-the-ashes 'spirit' album, 2018 will mark the second offering of that trilogy - her 6th studio album, her ‘body’ album - full details of which are to be revealed later this summer.
The last few years have seen something of a creative rebirth for Tunstall. Upon relocating to the west coast of the USA, she was accepted as one of six annual fellows for the Sundance Film Institute’s Composers Lab (hosted by George Lucas’s Skywalker Ranch in Northern California) and has since scored music for short and feature films. As well as putting the finishing touches to her forthcoming album, 2018 has already seen KT being awarded the Inspirational Artist gong at Music Week's Women In Music Awards as well as having been invited to take on the role as the first ever female Grand Marshal (following the likes of Sir Sean Connery) to lead April’s annual New York Tartan Week Parade along Sixth Avenue. She will spend the summer touring with The Pretenders, Simple Minds, and Barenaked Ladies on the lead up to the much- anticipated release of her 6th studio album this Autumn.
LA-based Indie Rocker Maddie Ross was once described by The 405 as an "Alt-Pop Dream Queen". Ross writes pop-punky love songs and guitar-driven anthems about her producer, co-writer and longtime girlfriend Wolfy. In early 2017, Maddie came to the attention of Billboard Rock writer Chris Payne, who named her “The Best DIY Rock Star You’ve Never Heard Of”. Her single “You’re Still my Sugar” went on to be named the “#9 Best Rock Song of 2017” by Billboard.com.
Maddie Ross’s new EP, “Touch Hands, Touch Bodies” will be released on October 12 via AWAL in partnership with independent label Sentimental Records, which Ross co-founded and runs together with Wolfy. Ross has come into her own in this EP that touts love anthems, pride, and humor.
Ross will tour in support of the Touch Hands, Touch Bodies EP beginning October 16, supporting KT Tunstall. Tunstall came across Ross’s music during a Twitter exchange, and immediately reached out via direct message to invite her on the 22-city North American tour.
$25 ADV - $27 DOS + FEES / VIP $99 + FEES
ALL TICKETS FOR THE ORIGINAL 11/13/2018 SHOWARE VALID FOR THE 5/17/19 SHOW
Mezzanine tickets are subject to a premium service fee that will be applied at checkout.
VIP package includes:
One (1) GA ticket
Early entry into venue to watch KT’s soundcheck
Q&A with KT after soundcheck
One (1) photo with KT
Limited edition signed poster