H.C. McEntire announces solo tour dates with Natalie Prass in November and shares new video for One Great Thunder from album LIONHEART out now via Merge

July 15, 2018

H.C. McEntire

Shares new video for “One Great Thunder”
Taken from album LIONHEART out now via Merge

Announces UK/EU solo tour with Natalie Press

UK Tour Dates with Natalie Prass:
Nov 02 Leeds, UK – Brudenell Social Club
Nov 03 Manchester, UK – YES (The Pink Room)
Nov 05 Bristol, UK – The Fleece
Nov 07 Nottingham, UK – Rescue Rooms
Nov 08 London, UK – Electric Brixton

Following support slots with Angel Olsen and a headline show in London earlier in the year, H.C. McEntire announces her return to the UK with a series of solo dates supporting Natalie Prass in November. Currently on tour with a full-band playing shows with S. Carey in the States, this was a perfect time to unveil her music video for “One Great Thunder”, taken from January’s critically acclaimed album, LIONHEART. Shot while McEntire was in Los Angeles playing solo dates, it shows her bringing some calming Southern vibes to the metropolis that surrounds her. After you watch, learn more about the video and check out a full list of H.C. McEntire tour dates below.

From director Vice Cooler:

“H.C. and I met in the fall of 2016 while in London performing together for a Raincoats + Angel Olsen collaborative concert. We decided immediately that we had to work together more in the near future.

We randomly ran into each other while she was in Los Angeles this spring and decided to make an impulsive video for LIONHEART. From the point of us deciding to do it, up until the final edit, we just let it be what it was: a creative idea reflective solely of this unplanned moment, all completed in a 24-hour period.

“One Great Thunder” is also my favorite song that H.C. has written. For me, it brews deeply in the feeling of loss, best described by Laurie Anderson as ‘to live in the gap between the moment that is expiring and the one that is arising.'”


Following her tour with S.Carey, H.C. McEntire wraps up summer with full-band shows supporting Pedro the Lion. She was recently announced as opening support on the Hopscotch main stage with Real Estate and The Flaming Lips, and will also make appearances at Nashville’s Americanafest and a trio of shows with Amy Ray in October. After a short break, McEntire returns to Europe in November for a solo tour with Natalie Prass. Don’t miss your opportunity to catch these songs live!

Check out the previously released music videos for “Baby’s Got the Blues” and “Quartz in the Valley” too, then head to the Merge store where they’ve got LIONHEART on CD, LP, and limited-edition white Peak Vinyl in stock!

LIONHEART is a collection of songs inspired by the American South and a desire to reclaim “country” music from the hetero-normative, homogenous schtick of tailgates and six-packs and men chasing women. As well as collaborating with Kathleen Hanna, for the album, McEntire invited many of her favourite musicians to participate, including Angel OlsenAmy RayTift MerrittWilliam TylerMary Lattimore, and Phil Cook, while remaining bravely devoted to her most authentic self throughout the process. LIONHEART was recorded during the first few months of 2017 with additional recording and mixing taking place on the run as McEntire toured the world as a member of Angel Olsen’s band.

H.C. McEntire on tour:

Jul 17 San Francisco, CA – Swedish American Hall*
Jul 18 Los Angeles, CA – Moroccan Lounge*
Jul 20 Phoenix, AZ – The Crescent Ballroom*
Jul 21 Santa Fe, NM – Meow Wolf*
Jul 22 Denver, CO – Larimer Lounge*
Jul 24 Kansas City, MO – Record Bar*
Aug 06 Indianapolis, IN – The Hi-Fi^
Aug 07 Ferndale, MI – The Loving Touch^
Aug 08 Toronto, ON – Lee’s Palace^
Aug 10 Allston, MA – Brighton Music Hall^
Aug 11 Philadelphia, PA – Union Transfer^
Aug 12 Washington, DC – Black Cat^
Aug 14 New York, NY – Bowery Ballroom^
Aug 15 New York, NY – Music Hall of Williamsburg^
Aug 16 Millvale, PA – Mr. Smalls Theatre^
Aug 17 Cleveland, OH – Grog Shop^
Aug 18 Newport, KY – The Southgate House^
Aug 20 Davenport, IA – Raccoon Motel^
Aug 21 Omaha, NE – The Waiting Room^
Aug 22 Minneapolis, MN – Fine Line Music Cafe^
Aug 23 Milwaukee, WI – Turner Hall^
Aug 24 Chicago, IL – Thalia Hall^
Sep 06 Raleigh, NC – Hopscotch Music Festival
Sep 12 Knoxville, TN – The Pilot Light
Sep 13 Nashville, TN – Americanafest
Sep 14 Atlanta, GA – The Earl
Oct 20 Shakori Hills, NC – Outessafest
Oct 24 Durham, NC – Motorco Music Hall#
Oct 26 Nashville, TN – Mercy Lounge#
Oct 28 Asheville, NC – The Grey Eagle#
Nov 02 Leeds, UK – Brudenell Social Club%
Nov 03 Manchester, UK – YES (The Pink Room)%
Nov 05 Bristol, UK – The Fleece%
Nov 07 Nottingham, UK – Rescue Rooms%
Nov 08 London, UK – Electric Brixton%

Nov 11 Copenhagen, DK – Hotel Cecil%
Nov 13 Hamburg, DE – Uebel & Gefährlich (Turmzimmer)%
Nov 14 Berlin, DE – Bi Nuu%
Nov 15 Munich, DE – Orangehouse%
Nov 16 Düdingen, CH – Bad Bonn%
Nov 18 Cologne, DE – Studio 672%
Nov 19 Brussels, BE – Botanique%
Nov 20 Paris, FR – Café De La Danse%
Nov 21 Utrecht, NL – EKKO%
* w/ S. Carey
^ w/ Pedro the Lion
# w/ Amy Ray
% w/ Natalie Prass

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