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Erin Tobey 'Middlemaze" LP/ TAPE is Out Now and West Coast Tour Dates!

Let's Pretend Records is proud to present our friend Erin Tobey's Middlemaze, out now! Erin is heading out west with Jeff Grant and Patrick Jennings as a tidy 3-piece to join up with Stephen Steinbrink for a couple weeks of west coast dates, below.


04 Bloomington, IN at John Waldron Arts Center
10 Bloomington, IN at Blockhouse (Middlemaze release show)
12 Denver, CO at Larimer Lounge
13 Salt Lake City, UT at Diabolical Records
15 Langley, WA at TBD*
16 Seattle, WA at The Future *
17 Port Townsend, WA at Uptown Pub *
18 Anacortes, WA at Acme *
19 Olympia, WA at Stable Studio *
20 Portland, OR at Turn, Turn, Turn! *
21 Astoria, OR at Albatross *
23 San Francisco, CA at Sylvan Annex *
24 Oakland, CA at Badger Claw Castle *
25 Santa Cruz at Hannover Street Studios *
26 Santa Barbara at Dashain Co-op *
29 Los Angeles, CA at Bootleg Theater *
30 Pomona, CA at Acerogami *

* with Stephen Steinbrink

What folks are saying about Middlemaze:

"Measured and assured... Erin Tobey's blossoming music opens just at the moment of revelation. After more than a decade, the Bloomington singer-songwriter returns with a reflective second album." – NPR

"Middlemaze has the vastness you could expect from someone who’s gathered experience in many worlds, including the worlds of punk and folk in near equal measure." –She Shreds

"Immediate familiarity, a tenderness so big it feels potent" – Impose