This Frontier Needs Heroes return

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I complain about the inbox and then I get “The Ant and the Grasshopper” from This Frontier Needs Heroes, an alt-folk band led by the Lauretti siblings. The Brooklyn-based outfit paired up with some Athens musicians to record this one.

Check out “Hooky” while you’re at it:


Cheers…

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Summer Tour 2014

June 9- Jacksonville, FL Burro Bar
June 11- Awendaw, SC at Awendaw Green Barn Jam
June 12-Wilmington, NC at the Calico Room
June 13- Clayton, NC at The Flip Side
June 14- Greensboro at the Green Bean
June 15- Durham, NC at The Pinhook
June 16- Black Mountain, NC at Town Pump Tavern
June 17- Johnson City, TN at the Acoustic Coffehouse
June 18- Charlotte, NC Snug Harbor
June 19- Knoxville, TN – Blue Plate Special
June 19- Gatlinburg TN at Sugarlands Distilling Company
June 20-Athens, GA at Caledonia Lounge (ATHFEST)
June 21-Helen GA at Bigg Daddy’s Tavern & Music Club
June 22- Asheville, NC at Hi-Wire Brewing Co.
June 23- TBA
June 24- Nashville TN at The 5 Spot
June 25- Birmingham, AL TBA
June 26- Chattanooga, TN at JJ’s Bohemia
June 27- Carrolton, GA The Alley Cat
June 28- St. Simon’s Island, GA Murphy’s Tavern
June 29- Tybee Island, GA at North Beach Grille
July 2/3-Marathon, FL Tropical Cafe Americana Fest
July 5-Jacksonville, FL River Ruckus at RAM

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George Clooney live at FUSION

Brooklyn band This Frontier Needs Heroes play this lovely track entitled “George Clooney,” at Fusion headquarters in Miami. “George Clooney” – the song – is about the universality of loneliness, because, yes, even George Clooney – the actor and renown humanitarian – gets lonely.

http://fusion.net/Culture/video/george-clooney-inspired-song-391754

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“Hooky” Streams on Spin.com

“Hooky” Streams on Spin.com

“Hooky” is out today, and it is streaming on Spin.com!

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“Hooky” STEREOGUM PREMIERE!

http://www.stereogum.com/1427841/this-frontier-needs-heroes-hooky-video-stereogum-premiere/video/

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Kickstarter Campaign for new album HOOKY

 

Dear Friends,

We have some exciting news to announce – our new album HOOKY will be released on August 27, 2013.  We recorded it in Philadelphia last summer with an awesome new band on 2″ Analog tape, and we can’t wait for you to hear it!

The first single, GEORGE CLOONEY premiered on CMT last week and is available as a free download for a limited time.  Check it out here:

http://www.cmtedge.com/2013/06/10/hear-george-clooney-by-this-frontier-needs-heroes/

 Today, we launched a kickstarter campaign to raise $10,000 to release HOOKY.  For the past 5 years, we have essentially been operating as an independent record label releasing albums, touring in 8 countries and doing the millions of things necessary to be a successful band.

All of the money raised will go to making cds and vinyl, hiring a publicist to do press and a radio campaign, hiring artists to make music videos, and album artwork and booking tours to promote the album.

We are so grateful for all of the opportunities and experiences we have had and for all of your love and support.  We couldn’t do this without you!

Watch the video I made about how the Heroes got started and donate here today.

More updates will be coming soon!

Love,

Brad + Jess

 

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“2012” Video Premieres on NOISEY!

Here’s the video for “2012” from brother/sister Brooklynites This Frontier Needs Heroes, in which a group of pre-teen runaways unite to combat a massive meteorite with mystical minerals. In this year of impending doom as foretold by the Mayans, these crystal kids will be our salvation.

Directed by L. Gustavo Cooper