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LP Shakes Up Phoenix with Sold Out Crowd at The Van Buren (3-6-19)

PHOENIX — Long-time American songwriter Laura Pergolizzi, also known as LP, brought raw energy and charisma to Phoenix. Originally booked at the Crescent Ballroom, LP sold out the 550 capacity room, forcing the show to move to The Van Buren’s 1800 capacity venue. The bold move proved beneficial as LP sold out the Van Buren, with fans still hoping to score tickets at the box office before the show.

LP may be news to the majority, but she has been gracing the music industry with her songwriting since the late 90’s, writing songs for artists like the Backstreet Boys and Christina Aguilera. Her hard work and consistency paid off big time when she released her first studio album, Heart Shaped Scar, in 2001.

It was clear within the first few moments of the show why LP and her band have fans scrambling for tickets, and promoters moving her show to venues three times the size originally booked. The simple explanation: she’s a star. She has a commanding presence, and the moment she lets that first note slip between her lips, you’re sold. In that moment, you know you’re watching someone born to be on stage.

LP - Photo Credit: Andrea Stoica
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Taking her time to walk out on the stage, lights dimmed as the band came out, the music began with a slow build creating tension in each eager audience member waiting to see LP and hear her bold voice. The intensity of the crowd matched the tension built from the music until the moment LP came out, and then it’s on. Beginning the show with “Dreamcatcher,” the first track off her latest album, Heart to Mouth, she quickly captured attention from all in attendance.

She gracefully glided across the stage, singing with her incredible range and compelling the crowd to move with her. The music flowed into an explosion of sound and dance. Her writing has an incredible balance of emotion and freedom from your former lover, while at times you can feel her broken heart as if it were yours.

It may take seeing the show live to understand the passion each song has to offer. The show takes each person through a story of heartbreak and raw, pure feelings with songs such as, “I Gave You the Great Unknown,” and her second hit single “Recovery. ” Her lyrics ask honest questions like, “Did you let me go?“, and make real statements like, “I can’t stop sleeping in your clothes.” Her powerful voice soars through the crowd, piercing through each member of the audience. The dynamic vocals are accompanied by a slight quiver in her voice that drives home that heartbreak.  

LP - Photo Credit: Andrea Stoica
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LP not only has the songs to remind you of the love you lost, but she has the ability to get you dancing to the same heartbreak. Along with her great presence is a solid, passionate, and exhilarating band. The dynamism and musicianship they bring to the show support LP with a humility that reflects that they believe in the music they are playing and know they are in the right place.

LP - Photo Credit: Andrea Stoica
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Andrea Stoica © All Rights Reserved.

If there is one takeaway for LP when she leaves the Valley, it’s that Phoenix wants her back, and it would be no surprise to see her in an arena when she returns. This is a show made for everyone: the broken-hearted, the healed, the happy, the lonely, the dancer, the dreamer  — LP has something for you.

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Photographer: Andrea Stoica

LP – The Van Buren 3-6-19

Photography © Andrea Stoica. All Rights Reserved

LP New Live Video for “Up Against Me”, Kicks Off North American Tour Feb. 9, & is Set to Play Coachella 2018

Los Angeles — Today, LP debuted her new live video for “Up Against Me,” serving as the fifth installment in the “A Night at The McKittrick Hotel” series. Fans can watch the video HERE along with the previous four performances – “Lost on You,” “Switchblade,” “When We’re High,” and “Muddy Waters.”

After touring non stop this past year throughout Europe and the U.S., LP is heading back out on the road in celebration of her fourth full-length studio album, Lost On You. The North American headline tour begins February 9th in Sacramento, CA and wraps up in Atlanta, GA on March 10th with support from Noah Kahan. LP’s powerful live shows are in high demand, as dates in San Francisco, Vancouver, Seattle, Chicago, Toronto, Montreal, Brooklyn, Boston, and Philadelphia are already sold outWatch the tour trailer HERE.

Following a run of shows across Russia and Turkey, LP is confirmed to play the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival in Indio, CA on Sunday, April 15th and 22nd alongside EminemPortugal. The ManA Perfect CircleCardi B, and Miguel, to name a few.

Tickets for all shows are on sale now and can be purchased HERE.

LP North American Tour Dates:

02/09 – Sacramento, CA @ Ace Of Spades

02/10 – San Francisco, CA @ The Independent [SOLD OUT]

02/11 – San Francisco, CA @ The Independent [SOLD OUT]

02/13 – Vancouver, BC @ Commodore Ballroom [SOLD OUT]

02/14 – Seattle, WA @ The Showbox [SOLD OUT]

02/15 – Portland, OR @ Wonder Ballroom

02/16 – Boise, ID @ Knitting Factory Concert House

02/17 – Salt Lake City, UT @ Metro Music Hall

02/20 – Aspen, CO @ Belly Up Aspen

02/21 – Boulder, CO @ Boulder Theater

02/23 – Kansas City, MO @ The Truman

02/24 – Chicago, IL @ Metro [SOLD OUT]

02/25 – Detroit, MI @ The Majestic

02/27 – Toronto, ON @ Danforth Music Hall [SOLD OUT]

02/28 – Montreal, QC @ MTELUS [SOLD OUT]

03/01 – Brooklyn, NY @ Brooklyn Steel [SOLD OUT]

03/02 – Boston, MA @ Royale Nightclub [SOLD OUT]

03/03 – Philadelphia, PA @ Theater of Living Arts [SOLD OUT]

03/05 – Washington, D.C. @ 9:30 Club

03/07 – Carrboro, NC @ Cat’s Cradle

03/08 – Charlotte, NC @ The Underground

03/09 – Nashville, TN @ Cannery Ballroom

03/10 – Atlanta, GA @ Center Stage

04/15 – Indio, CA @ Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival

04/22 – Indio, CA @ Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival


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