Lake Street Dive Performing “Good Kisser” Live on Stephen Colbert [Video]

Lake Street Dive

By Jack Barnes

Stephen Colbert has been a long-time supporter and fan of Lake Street Dive, and last night on Monday, May 7, the band performed the single “Good Kisser” from their new album Free Yourself Up,which was released on Nonesuch Records Friday, May 4. Rolling Stone posted the performance earlier today, with Jeff Gage stating that “fleshed out by the keys work of the Boston ensemble’s newest full-time member Akie Bermiss, the band’s tongue-in-cheek breakup tune features a smoldering groove that eventually catches full flame.” Enjoy this video stream below after the jump and please share this with friends.

On Friday to celebrate the album release, Lake Street Dive shared a new music video for “Good Kisser“, directed by Bianca Giaever. “Good Kisser” has held rank in the Top 5 at Americana radio for over a month and is currently Top 20 and climbing at AAA radio.

Free Yourself Up is available to purchase now at, and nonesuch.comand to stream atApple Music and Spotify. The band’s international tour also begins today with an intimate show at The Sinclair in Lake Street Dive’s original hometown of Boston and continues with more than fifty additional performances, many of them already sold out. Tickets are on sale now The band follows its appearance on last weekend’s CBS This Morning –Saturdaywith a performance on the Late Show with Stephen Colbert on Monday, May 7.
Free Yourself Up is Lake Street Dive’s second album on Nonesuch Records. The four-member band-drummer Michael Calabrese, bassist Bridget Kearney, singer Rachael Price, and guitarist/trumpeter Michael “McDuck” Olson-produced the album themselves at Goosehead Palace Studios in Nashville with engineer Dan Knobler.

To Lake Street Dive, the title, Free Yourself Up, is both an exhortation to listeners and a statement of the band’s purpose. In many ways, it is their most intimate and collaborative record, with the band working as a tightly knit unit to craft its ten songs. For this album, the quartet drafted touring keyboardist Akie Bermiss to join them in the studio as well as on stage. Adding another player to the process freed up the band members to explore a wider range of instrumental textures, construct more full-bodied arrangements, and build on their well-known background harmonies.


Lake Street Dive Tour Dates:
Unless noted as a ‘non-bundle date’, every ticket purchased online for Lake Street Dive’s headline shows will include a CD of the new album Free Yourself Up, to be released on 5/4/18. Instructions for redeeming albums will be sent via email shortly after ticket purchases.
May 4 – Boston, MA The Sinclair* SOLD OUT
May 5 – Turners Falls, MA Shea Theater* SOLD OUT
May 6 – Kingston, NY Ulster Performing Arts Center*
May 8 – Burlington, VT Higher Ground* SOLD OUT
May 9 – New Haven, CT College Street Music Hall*
May 10 – Brooklyn, NY Brooklyn Steel* SOLD OUT
May 12 – Philadelphia, PA The Fillmore* SOLD OUT
May 13 – Pittsburgh, PA Mr. Smalls* SOLD OUT
May 15 – Chicago, IL Thalia Hall* SOLD OUT
May 17 – St. Paul, MN Palace Theater^
May 18 – Des Moines, IA Simon Estes^
May 19 – St. Louis, MO The Pageant^
May 21 – Albuquerque, NM  Kimo Theater
May 23 – Los Angeles, CA Ford Theater* SOLD OUT
May 24 – Anaheim, CA House of Blues*
May 25 – San Francisco, CA The Fillmore* SOLD OUT
May 27 – Napa Valley, CA Bottle Rock Festival SOLD OUT
May 29 – Vancouver, BC Commodore* SOLD OUT
May 30 – Seattle, WA Showbox at the Market* SOLD OUT
June 1 – Ogden, UT Ogden Music Festival
June 2 – Stateline, NV Montbleu Resort Casino
June 20 – Cleveland, OH House of Blues
June 21 – Charleston, WV Clay Center for the Arts & Sciences of West Virginia
June 23 – Ottawa, ONT Ottawa Jazz Festival
June 25 – Toronto, ONT Toronto Jazz Festival SOLD OUT
June 26 – Royal Oak, MI The Royal Oak Theatre ~
June 28 – Rochester, NY International Jazz Festival
June 29 – Red Bank, NJ Count Basie Theatre  ~
June 30 – Tanglewood, Lenox, MA Live from Here w/ Chris Thile
July 2 – Richmond, VA The National ~
July 3 – Black Mountain, NC Pisgah Brewing (Outdoor Stage) ~
July 5 – Baltimore, MD WTMD First Thursday (Free Show) >
July 7 – Portland, ME Thompson’s Point
July 8 – Marshfield, MA Levitate Festival
July 10 – Charleston, SC Charleston Music Hall ~
July 12 – Raleigh, NC North Carolina Museum of Art ~
July 13 – Atlanta, GA Variety Playhouse ~
July 14 – Atlanta, GA Variety Playhouse ~
July 16 – New Orleans, LA House of Blues ~
July 17 – Houston, TX House of Blues +
July 19 – Fayetteville, AR George’s Majestic Lounge +
July 20 – Dallas, TX The Bomb Factory +
July 21 – Austin, TX Austin City Limits, The Moody Theatre +
August 30 – Grand Rapids, MI Frederik Meijer Gardens
August 31 – Lexington, KY Manchester Music Hall
September 1 – Peoria, IL The Monarch Music Hall
September 3 – Iowa City, IA Englert Theatre
September 4 – Omaha, NE Slowdown
September 6 – Morrison, CO Red Rocks Amphitheatre
September 7 – Aspen, CO Belly Up Aspen
September 10 – Bozeman, MT Bridger Brewing #
September 12 – Missoula, MT The Wilma #
September 13 – Woodinville, WA Chateau Ste. Michelle Winery #
September 14 – Portland, OR Revolution Hall # SOLD OUT
September 16 – Templeton, CA Whale Rock Music and Arts Festival
September 18 – San Francisco, CA The Fillmore #
September 19 – San Francisco, CA The Fillmore #
September 20 – Los Angeles, CA The Wiltern #
September 22 – Glen Ellen, CA Sonoma Harvest Festival > SOLD OUT
September 27 – Oklahoma City, OK The Jones Assembly
September 28 – Columbia, MO Roots N Blues BBQ Festival >
September 29 – Memphis, TN Levitt Shell >
October 11 – London, UK 02 Shepherd’s Bush Empire
October 25 – Louisville, KY Brown Theatre
October 26 – Milwaukee, WI Pabst Theater
October 27 – Chicago, IL The Riveria Theatre >
October 29 – Indianapolis, IN The Vogue
October 30 – Madison, WI The Sylvee
November 1 – Nashville, TN Ryman Auditorium
November 2 – Columbus, OH Newport Music Hall
November 3 – Ithaca, NY The State Theatre
November 5 – New York, NY Beacon Theatre >
November 6 – New York, NY Beacon Theatre > #
November 9 – Washington, DC The Anthem
November 10 – Upper Darby, PA Tower Theatre
*Mikaela Davis supports
^Liz Vice supports
~ Madisen Ward and the Mama Bear supports
+The Rad Trads support
# Robert Finley supports
> Non-bundle date

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Lake Street Dive Performing "Good Kisser" Live on Stephen Colbert [Video]


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