Indie,  Rock

First Listen: Tea Leaf Green

I'm a Secret Tea Leaf Green Drinker.

Recalling shades of perennial Ickmusic faves Band of Horses, Tom Petty, and Wilco, Bay Area band Tea Leaf Green landed in the inbox for a first listen of the first single from their new release Raise Up the Tent. Vivid and funky, the tune evokes the scents and sounds of summer. Produced by David Lowery (Cracker, Camper Van Beethoven, Counting Crows), if this is any indication of what’s on the rest of the record I can’t wait to hear it.

In the meantime check out the single with me.

Tea Leaf GreenRed Ribbons (MP3)

Buy Raise Up the Tent: Amazon | iTunes

Links: Official Site | on Last.fm | on MySpace

The Tea Leaf Green is currently spreading the love across the country and the tour dates are after the jump.

Tea Leaf Green Tour Dates

07-25 Floyd, VA – Floyd Fest
07-26 Bend, OR – 4 Peaks Music Festival
08-08 Darrington, WA – Summer Meltdown
08-20 Jackson, WY – Rocky Mountain Music Festival
08-22 Chicago, IL – Park West
08-23 Madison, WI – Memorial Union Terrace-Univ. Of Wisc.
08-24 Cedar Falls, IA – The Hub
08-25 St. Paul, MN – Minnesota State Fair
08-26 St. Paul, MN – Minnesota State Fair
08-28 Milwaukee, WI – 600 N. Milwaukee St. (Street Show)
08-29 Milwaukee, WI – Summerfest Grounds (Harly Davidson 105th Anniversary Celebration)
08-30 Milwaukee, WI – 100 N. Old World Street (Street Show)
08-31 Urbana, IL – Canopy Club
09-03 Louisville, KY – Headliners Music Hall
09-04 Nashville, TN – Mercy Lounge
09-05 Starkville, MS – MSU Amphitheatre
09-06 Athens, GA – 40 Watt
09-20 Harrodsburg, KY – Terrapin Harvest Festival
10-23 Boulder, CO – Fox Theatre
10-24 Denver, CO – Bluebird Theater
10-25 Denver, CO – Bluebird Theater
10-30 Yosemite, CA – Las Tortugas Dance of the Dead (at the Evergreen Lodge)
10-31 Yosemite, CA – Las Tortugas Dance of the Dead (at the Evergreen Lodge)
11-01 Yosemite, CA – Las Tortugas Dance of the Dead (at the Evergreen Lodge)
11-02 Yosemite, CA – Las Tortugas Dance of the Dead (at the Evergreen Lodge)

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