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March Artist Spotlight

Pairing up with Kalin & Myles

Formerly-competing MCs Kalin & Myles joined forces in 2011 with their debut cut “More than Friends.” They’ve been uploading tunes and videos to rabid fan response ever since. Mixing party-friendly raps with indelible vocal hooks, this Bay Area duo is crisscrossing the country behind their latest, the Chase Dreams EP.

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Kalin and Myles

Genre: Pop

From: Bay Area

Sounds Like: MKTO, Jake Miller, Sammy Adams

Kali Uchis

Genre: Soul

From: Virginia

Sounds Like: Corinne Bailey Rae, Bob Marley

Royal Blood

Genre: Rock

From: England, UK

Sounds Like: White Stripes, Black Keys, Drenge

Marian Hill

Genre: Electronic / R&B

From: Philadelphia, PA

Sounds Like: Trombone Shorty, Joss Stone, Amy Winehouse

Tei Shi

Genre: Indie / Pop

From: Brooklyn, NY

Sounds Like: Lykke Li, Ellie Goulding, Phantogram

Leon Bridges

Genre: Blues / Soul

From: Forth Worth, TX

Sounds Like: Sam Cooke, John Legend, Otis Redding

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Latest Tickets

  • 3/29/15

    Kalin and Myles

    Cleveland, OH  |  House of Blues Cleveland

  • 3/31/15

    Kalin and Myles

    Cincinnati, OH  |  Bogart's

  • 4/2/15

    Kalin and Myles

    Detroit, MI  |  Saint Andrews Hall

  • 4/3/15

    Kalin and Myles

    Chicago, IL  |  House of Blues Chicago

  • 4/17/15

    Kalin and Myles

    Spokane, WA  |  Knitting Factory Concert House

  • 5/1/15

    Leon Bridges

    Toronto, ON  |  The Drake Hotel

  • 5/4/15

    Leon Bridges

    Allston, MA  |  Great Scott

  • 5/9/15

    Leon Bridges

    Houston, TX  |  House of Blues Houston

  • 6/23/15

    Leon Bridges

    New York, NY  |  Bowery Ballroom

Posted Fri Mar 27, 2015
kalinandmyles / PHILLYðð tonight we had fun on that stage!!! That was #DedicationTour Kalin and Myles show!! Pittsburgh tomorrow!
3/29 - Cleveland
3/31 Cincinnati 
4/2 Detroit
Posted Tue Mar 17, 2015
royalblooduk / Thanks Amsterdam! We love the Paradiso. We're back in the Netherlands on Sunday 21st June 2015 for Best Kept Secret Festival.
Posted Fri Mar 27, 2015
marianhillmusic / Wait LA did we tell you how much we loved you we LOVED YOU. @clubbahiala #LA #gotit ðððððð
Posted Fri Mar 27, 2015
kalinandmyles / Wallingford CT the other night!
Posted Tue Mar 17, 2015
royalblooduk / Thanks to all of those who came out to see us on our UK Tour. We're continuing on our European tour, all dates on our website.
Photo credit: Jon Mo.
Posted Fri Mar 27, 2015
marianhillmusic / In other news we came back from our show last night to find this beautiful masterpiece- thank you so so much to @sea_penn @brandonlavoie and @clubbahiala for this INCREDIBLE cake it was immediately devoured ðððð
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