News Pop / Rock 06/05/2011

Amos Lee Scores His First No 1 At AAA Radio With 'Windows Are Rolled Down'

Amos Lee Scores His First No 1 At AAA Radio With 'Windows Are Rolled Down'


New York, NY (Top40 Charts/ Blue Note Records) Blue Note recording artist Amos Lee has scored his first-ever No. 1 single at AAA radio with "Windows Are Rolled Down." It's yet another career high for the Philadelphia-born singer-songwriter whose current album, Mission Bell, debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard album chart in February and earned Lee his best sales week yet. "Windows Are Rolled Down" has been steadily climbing the AAA chart for five months, culminating with its peaking in the top spot.

Its success can be attributed partially to Lee's high visibility on both television and radio with the artist making appearances on The Tonight Show With Jay Leno, The Late Show With David Letterman, The Early Show, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, PBS's Tavis Smiley, as well as NPR's "World Cafe" and "All Things Considered." He will appear on TBS's Conan on May 9th and on NBC's Late Night With Jimmy Fallon, performing "Jesus" (off Mission Bell) with The Roots, on May 26th. Lee will also appear on CBS's The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson with an airdate to be announced.

Lee has also been touring steadily since before the January release of Mission Bell. He is currently at the tail-end of a spring headlining tour of the U.S. and has added several dates that will feature special guests Calexico, who perform on Mission Bell. The album was produced by Calexico's co-founder Joey Burns. After Lee winds up his headlining tour, he will perform a series of festival dates, including Bonnaroo in June, two shows with the Dave Matthews Band Caravan in June and July, the Newport Folk Festival in July, and a performance with My Morning Jacket at Colorado's famed Red Rocks Amphitheatre in August. On July 13th, Lee will hit the road with multiple Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Lucinda Williams for a series of very special shows, followed by a sold-out tour with British songstress Adele in September. All of Lee's upcoming U.S. tour dates are listed below. For more information. Please visit www.amoslee.com.

5/13 - Down By the River - Roanoke, VA
5/14 - The National - Richmond, VA
5/15 - Pier Six Pavilion - Baltimore, MD
5/17 - The Orange Peel - Asheville, NC
5/18 - House of Blues - N. Myrtle Beach, SC
5/19 - House of Blues - Lake Buena Vista, FL
5/20 - Ruth Eckerd Hall - Clearwater, FL
5/22 - The Hangout Festival - Gulf Shores, AL
6/12 - Bonnaroo - Manchester, TN
6/24-26 - Dave Matthews Band Caravan - Bader Field, Atlantic City, NJ
7/08-10 - Dave Matthews Band Caravan - Chicago, IL
7/09 - Basilica Block Party - Minneapolis, MN
7/10 - Summerfest - Milwaukee, WI
7/13 - Kresge Auditorium - Interlochen, MI*
7/11 - Meijer Gardens - Grand Rapids, MI
7/15 - PNC Pavilion @ Riverbend Music Center - Cincinnati, OH*
7/16 - Nautica Pavilion - Cleveland, OH*
7/17 - Stage AE - Pittsburgh, PA*
7/19 - Filene Center @ Wolf Trap - Vienna, VA*
7/20 - Wellmont Theatre - Montclair, NJ*
7/21 - Beacon Theatre - New York, NY*
7/23 - Mountain Park - Holyoke, CT*
7/24 - Meadowbrook U.S. Cellular Pavilion - Gilford, NH*
7/31 - Newport Folk Fest - Newport, RI
8/04 - Red Rocks Amphitheatre - Morrison, CO
8/07 - Gallivan Center - Salt Lake City, UT
8/09 - Jackson Hole Center for the Arts - Jackson, WY
8/10 - Eagle River Pavilion - Eagle, ID
8/12 - Edgefield - Troutdale, OR**
8/13 - Chateau Ste Michelle Wine Estates - Woodenville, WA**
8/14 - Cuthbert Amphitheater - Eugene, OR**
8/16 - Wells Fargo Center For the Arts - Santa Rosa, CA
8/17 - Fox Theater - Oakland, CA**
8/20 - Orpheum Theater - Los Angeles, CA
8/21 - Humphrey's - San Diego, CA
* denotes show with Lucinda Williams
** denotes show with Calexico as special guests






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