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Nico Vega Return With New Single and Video “$5” + Announce Live Dates

April 3, 2024

NICO VEGA BOLDLY ANNOUNCES RETURN WITH NEW SINGLE AND MUSIC VIDEO “$5”

FIRST NEW MUSIC SINCE 2018

TOUR PLANNED INCLUDING 2024 LOLLAPALOOZA AND MIDWEST SUMMER DATES

“$5” MARKS FIRST APPEARANCE BY FOUNDING MEMBER MICHAEL PEÑA SINCE BAND’S DEBUT EP

Indie rock band Nico Vega releases “$5,” the band’s first new music since 2018. Nico Vega: singer Aja Volkman, guitarist Rich Koehler, and drummer Dan Epand (who also produced the track) are happy to announce the return of original member Michael Peña back into the fold. Peña, whose mother the band is named after, was the original drummer, but left early in the band’s history due to the demands of a burgeoning acting career which would see him get roles in movies such as End Of WatchNarcos: MexicoCrash, and Ant-Man. Peña current plays bass with the band, his original instrument.

To mark the occasion of the new music, the band shares a music video for “$5,” directed by drummer Epand and now on YouTube.

Back with this sensational release pulling in the known Nico Vega excitement, every attribute of $5 captures the magic that deemed this outfit one of your favourites when they were on the scene years ago. A triumphant and blazing return. This vivid ferocity excels from Aja and hurtles with this ricochet appeal to each musician where they further their electrifying force and up the intensity that shines in the new track, together this united force commands your full attention.

We’ve all somehow come back together by some cosmic force for the rebirth of Nico Vega. There is a chemistry inside the dynamic of the four of us that is deep and explosive and we couldn’t be more excited as we step into this new beginning.” – Nico Vega

“$5” is the first song to be released from an upcoming Epand-produced album Make It Out Alive. Release plans for will be made available in the future.

Nico Vega plans to tour heavily in support of both single and album. The made appearances recently at the C3 party at SXSW in Austin and last night rocked New York’s Mercury Lounge today they announce a string of summer dates culminating in Lollapalooza. Before the band embarks on that run, Nico Vega will be at the Moroccan Lounge in their hometown of Los Angeles on April 3.

See complete run of dates below:

April 3 Los Angeles, CA – Moroccan Lounge

July 20 St. Paul Park, MN – Minnesota Yacht Club Festival 2024

July 22 Detroit, MI – The Shelter

July 23 Toronto, ON – Velvet Underground

July 25 Philadelphia, PA – Foundry

July 26 New York, NY – Racket

July 28 Allston, MA – Brighton Music Hall

July 30 Washington, DC – Atlantis

August 1 Nashville, TN – Basement East

August 1-4 Chicago, IL – Lollapalooza

https://nicovega.com

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