[Update 2/1/22]: The Motet has expanded its 2022 Keep On Don’t Stoppin’ Tour, adding a string of Northeast dates in early April.
After a break from the road following a performance in Telluride, CO with special guest Collin Miller (3/19), The Motet will head east to Lancaster, PA on April 9th joined by Eggy and special guest Mike Dillon. The lineup will remain unchanged as the tour works through Ardmore, PA (4/8); Boston, MA’s Paradise Rock Club (4/9); Holyoke, MA (4/10); Providence, RI’s Fete Music Hall (4/13); and The Warehouse in Fairfield, CT (4/14). Eggy will open the first of two nights at New York’s Brooklyn Bowl on April 15th with an as-yet-unannounced opener on the 16th.
From there, The Motet will link up with Pigeons Playing Ping Pong as the Baltimore-based funk band works through the meat of its Perspective Tour. The Motet will be on hand as support as Pigeons work through Atlanta, GA (4/22); two nights in Nashville, TN (4/23, 4/24); Charlotte, NC (4/27); Knoxville, TN (4/28); Charleston, SC (4/29); and Raleigh, NC (4/30).
Tickets for all newly-announced shows will go on sale this Friday, February 4th, at 10 a.m. ET, except for the Boston, MA and Brooklyn, NY appearances. A Citizens presale for Boston will begin on Thursday, February 3rd, at 10 a.m. ET, while tickets for the Brooklyn Bowl will go on sale tomorrow, February 2nd, at 10 a.m. ET.
Visit the band’s website for purchase options and check out a full list of tour dates below.
[11/17/21]: The Motet has announced its 2022 Keep On Don’t Stoppin’ Tour. Throughout January, February, and March, the Denver-based funk-rock quintet will circle the western half of the U.S. joined by Collin Miller, who will sing and play guitar with the band during all shows.
The Motet will kick things off with a two-night run in Salt Lake City, UT on January 14th and 15th with Magic Beans on as support, before heading off to Boise, ID (1/16); Bend, OR (1/19); and Ashland, OR (1/20). Mike Dillon will join in on the fun playing percussion during two shows, Portland, OR (1/21) and Seattle, WA (1/22), before tour heads off to The Centennial State.
Colorado performances in Crested Butte (2/11) and Buena Vista (2/12) will direct the band south, where members Ryan Jalbert (guitar), Garrett Sayers (bass), Joey Porter (keys), Dave Watts (drums), and Drew Sayers (saxophone) will then welcome Eminence Ensemble as support for three shows in Texas; Houston (2/24), Austin (2/25), and Dallas (2/26). The Motet will then finish up its 2022 Keep On Don’t Stoppin’ Tour in March with shows in Steamboat Springs, CO (3/18) and Telluride, CO (3/19).
“For 2022 tour, we are looking forward by looking back to the message in one of our most popular songs, keep on don’t stoppin,'” The Motet wrote on Instagram. “This is our mantra in 2022. we repeat it in our dreams.. we post it to the metaverse. we make NFT’s out of it. we ain’t stoppin. you are definitely not stoppin. the party is certainly NEVER stoppin. and we will never stop making music for you guys. come out and join us!! be safe. but also get ready to rage because we must keep on don’t stoppin.”
Tickets for all new shows will go on sale Friday, November 19th, at 10 a.m. local time.
The band still has several shows left on its 2021 calendar, including a stop at North Beach Music Festival in Miami, FL (12/10–12/11) where members of Trey Anastasio Band, The String Cheese Incident, and more will join The Motet.
Head here for more information and for tickets to all 2021–2022 tour dates.
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