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Submitted by Kaj Roth on 2019-01-10
New Album And Tour For KONGOS

KONGOS, the rock band of four brothers - Johnny, Jesse, Dylan and Danny Kongos, are slated to release their new album 1929: Part 1 on January 18, 2019. The band launched a 8-part docuseries, “Bus Call”, which follows their story and gives a compelling and realistic window into life on tour. The brothers also host a weekly podcast, “The Front Lounge”, where they discuss music, ideas and more with guests that include other musicians, artists, touring professionals and entrepreneurs.
Sons of British singer-songwriter John Kongos, they grew up in London and South Africa, and are now based in Phoenix, AZ. The group became unanimously recognized in 2014 as one of rock’s most infectious and invigorating new voices as their single "Come With Me Now" went RIAA double-platinum for sales in excess of 2 million. It occupied the #1 spot at Alternative Radio for five weeks, marking the quickest ascent to the top by a new band in history. They spent the following 2 years on tour all over the world.
Their music has been secured placements by HBO, FX, CNN, NBC Sports, ESPN, NFL, The Expendables 3, Universal Studios, Dodge Ram, Samsung Galaxy, American Idol, The Originals, MTV Movie Awards, Playstation 4 and more. Their videos have been viewed over 100 million times. They’ve hit the stage on Late Night With Seth Meyers, Jimmy Kimmel LIVE!, The Today Show and more and received acclaim from Rolling Stone, USA Today and many others.
The band are currently touring North America in support of the record. KONGOS' 1929 North American Tour features support act, FITNESS, the electro-pop duo featuring ex-members of AWOLNATION and Eve 6


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