Romi Mayes Announces Tour Dates

Image courtesy of Killbeat Music

Image courtesy of Killbeat Music

Winnipeg’s Romi Mayes has announced the dates of her upcoming cross-Canada tour in support of her forthcoming sixth album Devil on Both Shoulders, out on May 12, 2015.

Over the course of six albums, Mayes has received three Western Canadian Music Awards for Songwriter of the Year, two Western Canadian Music Awards for Album of The Year, a JUNO Award nomination and various Canadian Music Award nominations.

She has nothing but praise for producer Grant Siemens and the raw and real approach they took to producing the album.

“His impeccable sentimentalities really brought the groove and the flow to the album,” Mayes said in a statement. “There was so much respect, trust, and commitment to the end result that we worked together flawlessly. His confidence in me as a songwriter and a singer brought out my best, and pushed me to a higher level of writing and performance.”

She was joined in the studio by Damon Mitchell (The New Meanies, Nathan), Alexa Dirks (Chic Gamine), Bernie Thiessen (Big Dave McLean), and Marc Arnould.

“I quit smoking six months before the album recording so I was able to sing in a different way and more melodically than I had expected I would,” she said. “I think it’s my best one yet.”

Check out the video for the ‘Devil on Both Shoulders’ and catch Mayes on the following dates;

May 8 – Winnipeg, MB – West End Cultural Centre

May 20 – Toronto, ON – Rivoli

May 21 – Stratford, ON – Montforte

May 22 – Peterborough, ON – Red Dog

May 23 – Ottawa, ON – Irene’s

May 24 – Quebec City, QC – Le Bal Du Lezard

May 26 – Saint Andrews, NB – Special Event

May 27 – Moncton, NB – Plan B

May 28 – Halifax, NS – The Seahorse

May 29 – Fredericton, NB – The Capital

May 30 – Montreal, QC – Casa Del Popolo

Jun 1 – Kingston, ON – Toucan

Jun 2 – Sudbury, ON – The Motley Kitchen

Jun 3 – Sault Ste Marie, ON – Lop Lops

Jun 4 – Thunder Bay, ON – Crocks

Jun 5 – Perrault Falls, ON – Whiskey Jacks

Jun 6 – Kenora, ON – Brew Pub

Jun 19 – 22 – Driftpile, AB – North Country Fair

Jul 14 – Saskatoon, SK – Village Guitars

Jul 15 – Red Deer, AB – Fratters

Jul 16 – Calgary, AB – Ironwood

Jul 17 – Fort McLeod, AB – South Country Fair

Jul 18 – Hinton, AB – Wild Mountain Music Fest

Jul 19 – Edmonton, AB – Mercury Room

Jul 22 – Jasper, AB – Jasper Legion

Jul 23 – Spences Bridge, AB – Packing House

Jul 24 – Vancouver, BC – Railway

Jul 25 – Enderby, BC – Lorenzo’s

Jul 26 – Banff, AB – Elk And Oarsman

Jul 28 – Medicine Hat, AB – Ye Olde Jar Bar

Aug 15 – Calgary, AB – Spaghetti Western Festival

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01 Devil On Both Shoulders

02 Monkey Of A Man

03 Let You Down

04 Gonna Miss Me

05 Bee Sting

06 Soul Stealer

07 Make Your Move

08 Low Light Lady

09 Wonder How

10 Walk Away

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