Austin, Texas-based soul merchants, Black Pumas recently release a glorious music video for their equally captivating single “Colors.” The twosome, which consists of vocalist Eric Burton and Grammy-winning producer and guitarist Adrian Quesada, released their self-titled debut on June 21, 2019, via ATO Records. For fairly logical reasons, the release was quickly met with glowing critical acclaim resulting in sold-out shows the world over.

Director Kristian Mercado commented on the video, noting, “I really wanted to capture how powerful the sounds and vocals of Black Pumas are. I’m driven by emotion and felt a strong connection to the music. I was on a trip in Florida at Banana Records, when I heard ‘Colors’ playing. I was instantly moved and asked tons of questions about who they were. It was such a powerful song and experience that I sought out to do the music video for the song. We shot the whole film in the Bronx, wanted to show the Bronx as a place that was alive and vibrant. We wanted to celebrate family, connections, movement, and life. We explored the idea of the Bronx as a living garden, always growing always moving forward, and finding a cinematic landscape in places people often ignore. Eric and I spoke in great length about perspective and growing up, and how sometimes it’s a complicated experience, and we want to capture the feeling that is both beautiful and sometimes imperfect. We wanted to show both the joys and hardships of life colliding and expressing things in movement with images colliding together. Black Pumas are an extraordinary band and the visual needed to share the timeless quality of the song.”

Get to know this band ASAP, they’re bound to blow up. Head below for details for their North American and European 2020 tour dates; several have already sold out.


 
Upcoming Tour Dates:

November 29 – Austin, TX – Longhorn City Limits
November 30 – San Antonio, TX – Paper Tiger
December 14 – Nashville, TN – Lightning 100’s Festivus 2019
January 9 – Dallas, TX – Canton Hall
January 10 – Dallas, TX – Kessler Theater SOLD OUT
January 11 – Dallas, TX – Kessler Theater SOLD OUT
January 16 – Madison, WI – Majestic Theater
January 17 – Milwaukee, WI – The Pabst Theater
January 20 – Indianapolis, IN – Hi-Fi
January 21 – Columbus, OH – A&R Music Bar
January 23 – Toronto, ON – Mod Club SOLD OUT
January 24 – Detroit, MI – Saint Andrew’s Hall
January 25 – Chicago, IL – House of Blues Chicago
January 31 – Houston, TX – White Oak Music Hall
February 5 – Dublin, IE – The Academy
February 6 – Manchester, UK – Academy 3
February 7 – London, UK – Islington Assembly Hall
February 8 – Paris, FR – Alhambra
February 9 – Utrecht, NL – TivoliVredenburg
February 10 – Amsterdam, NL – Paradiso SOLD OUT
February 11 – Groningen, NL – De Oosterport SOLD OUT
February 12 – Eindhoven, NL – De Effenaar
February 14 – Antwerp, Belgium – Trix
February 15 – Heidelber, DE – Karlstorbahnhof
February 16 – Cologne, DE – Gloria
February 18 – Hamburg, DE – Uebel & Gefährlich
February 19 – Berlin, DE – Metropol SOLD OUT
February 21 – Vienna, AU – Grelle Forelle
February 22 – Zurich, CH – Mascotte
March 14-15 – Mexico City, MX – Vive Latino
March 27-29 – Pelham, TN – Bluegrass Underground
May 8 – Austin, TX – Stubb’s

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