Lake Street Dive

Since forming in 2004, Lake Street Dive have matched their sophisticated musicianship with a fearless refusal to limit their sound. As shown on their most recent album, 2021's critically acclaimed Obviously, the Boston-bred band also possess a keen talent for combining sociopolitical commentary with immediately catchy pop gems. With their current lineup comprised of founding members Rachael Price (vocals), Bridget Kearney (bass), and Michael Calabrese (drums) -- as well as keyboardist/vocalist Akie Bermiss and touring guitarist James Cornelison -- Lake Street Dive continue to create joyously soulful rock & roll with equal parts ingenuity, intelligence, and irresistible abandon.

Although a certain spirited eclecticism has defined Lake Street Dive since their earliest days, the band's four original members (including former guitarist/trumpet player Michael "McDuck" Olson) first crossed paths while studying jazz at Boston's New England Conservatory of Music. Their full-length debut In This Episode... arrived in 2007, followed by three more independently released and rapturously received albums. As the band's energetic live show continued to earn them a devoted following, Lake Street Dive made their Nonesuch Records debut with Side Pony: a 2016 effort that instantly shot to No. 1 on three Billboard charts and later landed on Paste's 50 Best Albums of 2016 list. The following year, the group experienced a new infusion of creative energy with the addition of Bermiss (previously their touring keyboardist), who has since begun sharing writing and arrangement duties. Arriving in 2018, Lake Street Dive's self-produced sixth album Free Yourself Up debuted in the top ten on the Billboard 200 and spent seven-and-a-half months on the non-commercial radio charts, with the smoldering hit single "Good Kisser" holding steady in the top five at Americana radio for over a month.

In recent years, Lake Street Dive have brought even more boldness to their kaleidoscopic sound while deliberately expanding their songcraft. To that end, Obviously finds the band examining such complex matters as gender inequality (on "Being a Woman") and the monumental challenges faced by younger generations (on "Making Do"), shaping each track with a profound intentionality and ineffable mastery of melody and groove -- a process Price refers to as "putting these messages into three and a half minute snippets, dropping whatever truth we can and hoping it's the type of thing that people want to ruminate on." Made with producer Mike Elizondo (Fiona Apple, Mary J. Blige), the result is an endlessly illuminating body of work that's earned praise from the likes of Rolling Stone (who noted that "[a]t a moment when pop strives for lo-fi, solitary-world intimacy, the jazz-popwhatever band refuse to think small").

Over the years, they've captivated massive audiences at such esteemed festivals as Newport Folk Festival, Telluride Bluegrass Festival, and Toronto Jazz Festival, in addition to headlining tours all across the globe and sharing stages with acts like Brandi Carlile and Sheryl Crow. And through their fierce commitment to constantly elevating their artistry, Lake Street Dive have ultimately emerged as one of the most compelling voices in alternative music today, both reliably sublime and thrilling unpredictable.

Past Shows


Jan
28
th
2023
Palace Theatre
Jan
28
th
2023
Palace Theatre

Lake Street Dive

GATHER ROUND SOUNDS TOUR
with Monica Martin
Jan
27
th
2023
Palace Theatre
Jan
27
th
2023
Palace Theatre

Lake Street Dive

GATHER ROUND SOUNDS TOUR
with Monica Martin
Jun
29
th
2019
Palace Theatre
Jun
29
th
2019
Palace Theatre

Lake Street Dive

with Nicole Atkins & The Family
Jun
28
th
2019
Palace Theatre
Jun
28
th
2019
Palace Theatre

Lake Street Dive

with Nicole Atkins & The Family
May
17
th
2018
Palace Theatre
May
17
th
2018
Palace Theatre

Lake Street Dive

with Liz Vice
Mar
4
th
2017
Mainroom
Mar
4
th
2017
Mainroom

Lake Street Dive

with Joey Dosik
Mar
3
rd
2017
Mainroom
Mar
3
rd
2017
Mainroom

Lake Street Dive

with Joey Dosik
Mar
10
th
2016
Mainroom
Mar
10
th
2016
Mainroom

Lake Street Dive

with The Suffers
Jul
14
th
2015
Cabooze Outdoor Plaza
Jul
14
th
2015
Cabooze Outdoor Plaza

Dawes

with Lake Street Dive and The Lone Bellow
Aug
27
th
2014
Mainroom
Aug
27
th
2014
Mainroom

Lake Street Dive

with Southside Desire
Oct
19
th
2011
Turf Club
Oct
19
th
2011
Turf Club

Los Straitjackets

with THE WORLD FAMOUS PONTANI SISTERS & FRIENDS and Lake Street Dive

More Shows

Mar
9
th
Turf Club

JoJo Green, Elour and Space Hug

Apr
30
th
First Avenue

Ruston Kelly

with Briscoe
Feb
12
th
7th St Entry

Adore Delano

Apr
3
rd
Amsterdam Bar & Hall

Coco & Clair Clair