Ray Lamontagne to Release Seventh Studio Album Part of the Light on May 18th and Announces 2018 Part of the Light Summer Tour Dates with Special Guest Neko Case

(New York, New York – March 1, 2018) – Grammy Award winner Ray LaMontagne is set to release his seventh studio album, Part Of The Light on May 18th via RCA Records.  The album was written and produced by Ray LaMontagne and will feature the first single, “Such A Simple Thing.” Fans that pre-order the album through Ray’s website will be able to stream a live version of the song before its release.

In addition, LaMontagne announces his 2018 Part Of The Light Summer Tour.  The 31-date tour will start at Sasquatch in George, Washington on May 27th and end on July 10th in Denver, CO. Joining LaMontagne on the road will be very special guest Neko Case.  Starting today at 2:00 PM ET through Sunday, March 4th 10:00 PM local time, fans who pre-order the new album on Ray’s website will be given a code on Monday, March 5th to purchase tickets to the tour early.  Tickets to the general public will be available starting Friday, March 9th 10:00 AM local time at www.raylamontagne.com, LiveNation.com or the Live Nation App.

Ray LaMontagne has released 6 studio albums, 5 of which have reached Top 10 on Billboard’s Top Rock Albums chart and Billboard’s Digital Albums chart.  Additionally, his 2010 album God Willin’ & the Creek Don’t Rise won the Grammy for Best Folk Album and was nominated in the coveted Song of The Year category for “Beg Steal or Borrow.” 

Each release from his catalogue over the last 13 years carries its own character and feel. Having worked with producers Ethan Johns, Dan Auerbach of the Black Keys and Jim James of My Morning Jacket, Ray’s vast sonic catalogue has been called everything from “a perfect throwback to the lost art of the album-length format,” from Entertainment Weekly to “epic and magical,” from Rolling Stone and “gorgeous and ambitious,” from EsquireNPR’s All Things Considered said

that Ray throughout the course of his career “has continued to push himself in different directions,” while People called Ray a “marvel of nature.”

2018 Part Of The Light Summer Tour Dates

Date Venue City State
May-27-18 Sasquatch Music Festival* George WA
May-28-18 Summerfield Concerts at Memorial Stadium* Boise ID
May-30-18 Les Schwab Amphitheater* Bend OR
Jun-01-18 Greek Theatre* Berkeley CA
Jun-02-18 Cal Coast Credit Union Open Air Theatre San Diego CA
Jun-03-18 Greek Theatre Los Angeles CA
Jun-05-18 Comerica Theatre Phoenix AZ
Jun-08-18 The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory Irving TX
Jun-09-18 Austin360 Amphitheater Del Valle TX
Jun-10-18 Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land Sugar Land TX
Jun-12-18 Walmart Arkansas Music Pavilion* Rogers AR
Jun-13-18 BankPlus Amphitheater at Snowden Grove Southaven MS
Jun-15-18 Farm Bureau Insurance Lawn at White River State Park Indianapolis IN
Jun-16-18 Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island Chicago IL
Jun-17-18 Ascend Amphitheater Nashville TN
Jun-19-18 Charlotte Metro Credit Union Amphitheatre Charlotte NC
Jun-20-18 Merriweather Post Pavilion* Columbia MD
Jun-22-18 Festival Pier at Penn’s Landing Philadelphia PA
Jun-23-18 Blue Hills Bank Pavilion Boston MA
Jun-24-18 Blue Hills Bank Pavilion Boston MA
Jun-26-18 Toyota Presents Oakdale Wallingford CT
Jun-28-18 Darling’s Waterfront Pavilion Bangor ME
Jun-29-18 MASS MoCA* North Adams MA
Jun-30-18 Jacobs Pavilion at Nautica Cleveland OH
Jul-01-18 Meadow Brook Amphitheatre Rochester Hills MI
Jul-03-18 Heinz Hall for the Performing Arts Pittsburgh PA
Jul-04-18 Brewery Ommegang* Cooperstown NY
Jul-06-18 Breese Stevens Field* Madison WI
Jul-07-18 Peabody Opera House St Louis MO
Jul-08-18 Starlight Theatre Kansas City MO
Jul-10-18 Red Rocks Amphitheatre* Morrison CO

*Date not produced by Live Nation

Already Announced & On Sale Ireland & UK Dates

May-08-18 Bord Gáis Energy Theatre Dublin, Ireland  
May-09-18 Bord Gáis Energy Theatre Dublin, Ireland  
May-11-18 Sheffield City Hall United Kingdom  
May-13-18 O2 Apollo Manchester, United Kingdom  
May-14-18 SEC Armadillo Glasgow, United Kingdom  
May-16-18 Eventim Apollo London, United Kingdom  
Jul-10-18 Eventim Apollo London, United Kingdom  

For more information please visit:

Official Website: www.raylamontagne.com

Facebook: www.facebook.com/raylamontagne

Twitter: www.twitter.com/RayLaMontagne

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Ray LaMontagne Media Contacts:

Mika El-Baz – RCA Records – [email protected]

Meghan Kehoe – RCA Records – [email protected]