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June 16, 2014 00:00
The Dear Hunter's Casey Crescenzo has #1 charting classical album

Amour & Attrition, the debut symphony of Casey Crescenzo (multi-instrumentalist frontman to The Dear Hunter) has debuted on NINE Billboard Charts.

In its first week, Amour & Attrition has earned #1 spots atop Billboard’s Traditional Classical and Top Classical Albums Charts, #2 on the Classical Albums Chart, #7 on the Heatseeker Albums Chart, as well as impressive rankings on the Heatseekers – Northeast, Heatseekers - Middle Atlantic, Heatseekers – Pacific, Independent Albums, and Top Current Albums Charts!

Amour & Attrition was performed live and recorded in the Czech Republic with the Brno Philharmonic Orchestra under the direction of conductor Mikel Toms, this past November. The project was funded by over 1,200 supporters through crowdfunding platform PledgeMusic, exceeding its goal in just a couple of weeks and allowing Crescenzo to fulfill his longtime dream of writing and recording his very own symphony with a full orchestra.

The classical symphony was self-released through Cave & Canary Goods - Crescenzo’s imprint label within Equal Vision Records. The album is available now digitally through iTunes, Amazon, Spotify and more. CDs/vinyl of the album can be ordered through MerchNOW.

This Summer, The Dear Hunter will head out on a US co-headline tour with RX Bandits, and supporting act From Indian Lakes. The tour will kick off on July 11 in St. Petersburg and wrap up on August 17 in Houston, with additional headline dates for The Dear Hunter starting on July 5. All upcoming tour dates for The Dear Hunter can be found below. Tickets and VIP upgrades are available now at thedearhunter.com/dates.

Following the upcoming tour dates, The Dear Hunter will enter the studio to record the highly anticipated follow-up to Migrant, the band's latest release.

TOUR DATES
Headline: The Dear Hunter w/From Indian Lakes
Jul 5 Tucson, AZ @ Club Congress*
Jul 8 San Antonio, TX @ Korova
Jul 9 New Orleans, LA @ The Parish at House of Blues
Jul 29 Chicago, IL @ Bottom Lounge
*no From Indian Lakes

Co-headline: The Dear Hunter + RX Bandits w/From Indian Lakes
Jul 11 St. Petersburg, FL @ State Theatre
Jul 12 Ft. Lauderdale, FL @ Culture Room
Jul 13 Jacksonville, FL @ Underbelly
Jul 14 Orlando, FL @ The Beacham
Jul 16 Atlanta, GA @ Center Stage
Jul 17 Raleigh, NC @ Lincoln Theater
Jul 18 Springfield, VA @ Empire
Jul 19 Silver Spring, MD @ The Fillmore
Jul 20 Philadelphia, PA @ Union Transfer
Jul 22 New York, NY @ Best Buy Theater
Jul 23 Boston, MA @ House of Blues
Jul 25 Millvale, PA @ Mr. Smalls Theatre
Jul 26 Detroit, MI @ St. Andrews Hall
Jul 27 Columbus, OH @ Newport Music Hall
Jul 28 Cleveland, OH @ Agora Ballroom
Jul 30 Milwaukee, WI @ The Rave
Aug 01 Denver, CO @ The Summit Music Hall
Aug 02 Salt Lake City, UT @ In The Venue
Aug 04 Seattle, WA @ Neumos
Aug 05 Portland, OR @ Hawthorne Theatre
Aug 07 San Francisco, CA @ The Fillmore
Aug 08 Los Angeles, CA @ The Fonda Theatre
Aug 10 San Diego, CA @ House of Blues
Aug 11 Santa Ana, CA @ The Observatory
Aug 13 Phoenix, AZ @ The Crescent Ballroom
Aug 15 Austin, TX @ Emo’s East
Aug 16 Dallas, TX @ Gas Monkey Bar n Grill
Aug 17 Houston, TX @ The Studio at Warehouse Live