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Pepper Announces Winter Tour ‘Step To The Local Motion’ Kicking off February 2020
Pepper’s New Album ‘Local Motion’ Returns To Billboard Reggae Chart Top 10 For the 11th Week!
(Los Angeles, CA) – Today the pioneers of Kona dub rock, Pepper, announces their winter tour ‘Step to the Local Motion,’ kicking off February 2020! The announcement comes on the heels of their new album Local Motion returning back into the top 10 (currently #6) on Billboard Reggae Charts for the 11th week since the June release! The winter tour has the highly influential fun-loving band kicking off in Boston and traveling through the east coast and zig-zagging back to the west!
Pepper will be touring in support of their newest release, Local Motion, their 8th full-length studio album, out now on the band’s tastemaker imprint LAW Records. Local Motion pays tribute to the many days and weeks they spend on the road touring, and the relationships forged both with their fans and the music community alike. Reflecting back on the new album, Pepper comments, “We are f*#%king pumped and it’s contagious so get ready!!!!!” Exclusive DTC bundles of the new album, vinyl, and CD’s of Local Motion are available here (https://www.pepperlive.com/)!
The new album, Local Motion, has been well received by both critics and fans alike. Tastemaker outlet, Billboard called “Warning,” lead single off the new album, “This summer’s song,” and Glide Magazine said, “Pepper keeps the summer vibes flow on new album Local Motion.” With the new album charting on Billboard since release, performances at sold-out shows, and Yesod Williams’ (Drummer) recent performance with the 8G Band on Late Night with Seth Meyers, the band is showing no signs of slowing down.The So. Cal based trio is comprised of Kaleo Wassman (Vocals, Guitar), Bret Bollinger (Bass, Vocals), and Yesod Williams (Drums, Vocals). For 20+ years they have been touring and producing records, and with their dedicated fan base support, Pepper has expanded its brand to include wine (https://www.winebosslounge.com/pepper-wine-order-here) and a tasty cannabis strand “Hawaiian Pepper”( https://bit.ly/2XN9KzK). Today they continue to headline major festivals and sold-out shows across the country.
“Pepper released its eighth – and perhaps best — studio album, Local Motion” – Tahoe On Stage
“Leave it to Pepper to know how to make a record that matches their intensity in their live shows.” – Music Bailout
FEB 11 – Paradise Rock Club @ Boston, MA
FEB 12 – Gramercy Theater @ New York, NY
FEB 13 – The Stone Pony @ Asbury Park, NJ
FEB 14 – Mulcahy’s @ Wantagh, NY
FEB 15 – TLA @ Philadelphia, PA
FEB 17 – Union Stage @ Washington, DC
FEB 18 – The Blind Tiger @ Greensboro, NC
FEB 20 – Culture Room @ Fort Lauderdale, FL
FEB 21 – The Plaza Live @ Orlando, FL
FEB 22 – Jannus Live @ St Petersburg, FL
FEB 24 – White Oak Music Hall @ Houston, TX
FEB 25 – Scoot Inn @ Austin, TX
FEB 26 – Deep Ellum Art Co. @ Dallas, TX
FEB 28 – Sunshine Theater @ Albuquerque, NM
FEB 29 – The Mission Ballroom @ Denver, CO
MAR 2 – Knitting Factory Concert House @ Boise, ID
MAR 3 – Neumos @ Seattle, WA
MAR 4 – Wonder Ballroom @ Portland, OR
MAR 6 – Cornerstone Berkeley @ Berkeley, CA
MAR 7 – ACE of Spades @ Sacramento, CA
MAR 8 – The Catalyst @ Santa Cruz, CA
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