The time for “Big Decisions” has come. So has the hour of My Morning Jacket's new album, The Waterfall.
Last week, Jim James and company debuted the record's lead single. And they'll be releasing the entirety of their seventh full-length effort in only another couple of months on May 4, almost exactly four years after 2011's Grammy-nominated, critically lauded, and commercially successful triumph, Circuital.
Recorded mostly at Panoramic House in Stinson Beach, California, with Circuital producer and engineer Tucker Martine, The Waterfall shimmers, James says, with the West Coast vibes and scenic Pacific Ocean views of the place where it was created.
“For me, every record has the spirit of where we made it,” My Morning Jacket's bandleader explained in the official album announcement. “Stinson Beach was so psychedelic and focused. It was almost like we lived on our own little moon out there. It feels like you’re up in the sky.”
Now, with the record done, James and his bandmates Patrick Hallahan, Carl Broemel, Bo Koster, and Tom Blankenship are embarking on a U.S. spring and summer road trip dubbed The Waterfall Tour. They'll headline Governors Ball and Bonnaroo. And they'll play 36 nights in cities like Knoxville, Boston, Chicago, Detroit, Minneapolis, New Orleans, Atlanta, St. Louis, Denver, and Miami.
Here, the band will take the stage at the Fillmore Miami Beach. And My Morning Jacket, Live Nation, the Fillmore, and New Times are giving away free tickets. Just see below for contest instructions.
My Morning Jacket at Fillmore Miami Beach Ticket Giveaway
1. Head over to Miami New Times Music's Facebook page.
2. Find the My Morning Jacket update (facebook.com/crossfade.miami/posts/846059228773153) and leave a comment.
3. From the pool of commenters, we'll randomly select a winner for this concert at the Fillmore Miami Beach. So keep an eye on your Facebook messages.
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My Morning Jacket’s The Waterfall Tour. With Mini Mansions. 8:30 p.m. Monday, August 3, at Fillmore Miami Beach, 700 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; 305-673-7300; fillmoremb.com. Tickets cost $45 to $59.50 plus fees via livenation.com. All ages.