Photo: Kimberly Young Sun
There’s something almost mythical about musicians, something that we attribute to their artistic processes and surroundings that allows them to seemingly exist in another dimension. Yet, at certain moments, this separation gives way, allowing for artist and fan to exist on the same plane, whether that be through a chance encounter or on tour.
Ryan Camenzuli, the artist behind the psychedelic pop project Zuli, was kind enough to share these very moments with us from the recent Zuli Boys Summer Tour. These behind-the-scenes glimpses prove that despite any mythical attributions one may make, Zuli and the boys very much exist in the same world as ours–from playing Pokémon to squeezing in much needed naps.
Follow Zuli’s tour diary, along with personal captions, below:
The boys and I set sail in our new van
Total Eclipse of the <3
This is the story of a girl named Lucky // Zuli vs. the Tahini / sesame allergy 2017 Chapel Hill, NC
Gotta Catch em all Gold Edition
Zuli Boys sign the Kendama USA wall
Meeting Bryan Scagline at Kendama USA. Pro Kendama player / Pro Human Being
Beauty at the Georgia Theatre Rooftop - Athens, GA
House of Blues crowd - New Orleans, LA
Happy boy does what he loves with his best friends
Backstage in St. Louis
You think you’re better than me?
San Loo - St. Louis, MO
I’m a real boy | St. Louis Botanical Garden
Beauty Sleep 101
Sofar Sounds Chicago afternoon show
Kim makes me look pretty. Smash that like button if you think I’m pretty. Nashville, TN
To experience one of these magical moments for yourself, be sure to check out Zuli when he stops by The Hi Hat in Los Angeles on September 25, and look out for Zuli’s debut album, On Human Freakout Mountain, due out October 20.
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