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Release Date: Aug 16, 2019
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October 8, 2019

Magic City Hippies Share "Float" Video | Currently On Sold-Out Tour With Thievery Corporation / Umphrey's McGee | Modern Animal LP Out Now

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August 12, 2019

Magic City Hippies Share "What Would I Do" Video On Ones To Watch | On Tour Now With Thievery Corporation / Umphrey's McGee | Modern Animal LP Out 8/16

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July 23, 2019

Magic City Hippies Share "What Would I Do" Track | Playing Lollapalooza + Summer Festivals, Tour Starts Next Month With Thievery Corporation / Umphrey McGees | Modern Animal LP Out 8/16

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June 17, 2019

Magic City Hippies Announce Debut LP, Share Title Track

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May 17, 2019

Magic City Hippies Share "SPF" Track

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October 24, 2018

Magic City Hippies Begin US Tour Next Week | New Spotlight Feature Up Now On Relix

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May 29, 2018

Magic City Hippies Announce US Festival + Summer Tour | "Body Like A Weapon" Single Out Now

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May 22, 2018

Magic City Hippies Share "Body Like A Weapon" Track Via The 405 | Playing Festivals This Summer | Single Out Now

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BIOGRAPHY

Magic City Hippies began as a one-man band playing for the co-ed party scene on the streets of Miami -- serenading the 20-somethings with a mix of old- school hip-hop covers and breezy pop originals.

After months of stealing electricity and stirring up crowds of passers-by with his loop-based setup, Robby Hunter was given an ultimatum by the local police: to cease and desist from street performance or to get a gig at a “real bar.” Finding sanctuary in the neighborhood dive, Hunter enlisted the support of multi-instrumentalists Pat Howard (drums) and John Coughlin (guitar) for a regular Friday night gig (that paid, of course, in free beer).

The trio dubbed themselves Robby Hunter Band and released a self-produced, widely acclaimed debut LP in 2013 entitled Magic City Hippies, which included the beachy Hype Machine-topper "Corazón" alongside indie blog hits ”Hard On Me" and "BUST.”

Encouraged by the international reach and positive reception of their debut, they decided to expand their sound and approach under the better-fitting moniker Magic City Hippies (after the title of their debut LP). In July of 2015, the Magic City Hippies released the Hippie Castle EP, with the lead-off track "Fanfare" hitting #1 on both Spotify's Global Viral Top 50 and Hype Machine’s popular chart. The EP has accumulated over 10 million Spotify streams to date.

After the release of two follow-up singles, “HUSH” and “Heart Wants” in 2016, the band was picked up by Hippo Campus for an opening slot on a national tour, playing 40+ shows in over 30 states over the course of 8 weeks.

The exposure of the tour brought MCH to the attention of the festival world, with sets at Bonnaroo (2017), Hulaween (2017) and Okeechobee Fest (2018). MCH is currently set to perform at Electric Forest and Austin City Limits later this year, as well as a national tour in support of their new music.

"Body Like A Weapon” is the first single released from recording sessions from winter 2017/2018.

Magic City Hippies began as a one-man band playing for the co-ed party scene on the streets of Miami — serenading the 20-somethings with a mix of old- school hip-hop covers and breezy pop originals.

After months of stealing electricity and stirring up crowds of passers-by with his loop-based setup, Robby Hunter was given an ultimatum by the local police: to cease and desist from street performance or to get a gig at a “real bar.” Finding sanctuary in the neighborhood dive, Hunter enlisted the support of multi-instrumentalists Pat Howard (drums) and John Coughlin (guitar) for a regular Friday night gig (that paid, of course, in free beer).

The trio dubbed themselves Robby Hunter Band and released a self-produced, widely acclaimed debut LP in 2013 entitled Magic City Hippies, which included the beachy Hype Machine-topper “Corazón” alongside indie blog hits ”Hard On Me” and “BUST.”

Encouraged by the international reach and positive reception of their debut, they decided to expand their sound and approach under the better-fitting moniker Magic City Hippies (after the title of their debut LP). In July of 2015, the Magic City Hippies released the Hippie Castle EP, with the lead-off track “Fanfare” hitting #1 on both Spotify’s Global Viral Top 50 and Hype Machine’s popular chart. The EP has accumulated over 10 million Spotify streams to date.

After the release of two follow-up singles, “HUSH” and “Heart Wants” in 2016, the band was picked up by Hippo Campus for an opening slot on a national tour, playing 40+ shows in over 30 states over the course of 8 weeks.

The exposure of the tour brought MCH to the attention of the festival world, with sets at Bonnaroo (2017), Hulaween (2017) and Okeechobee Fest (2018). MCH is currently set to perform at Electric Forest and Austin City Limits later this year, as well as a national tour in support of their new music.

“Body Like A Weapon” is the first single released from recording sessions from winter 2017/2018.

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Contact

Kip Kouri // kip@tellallyourfriendspr.com
Michael Lantz // michael@tellallyourfriendspr.com

Tour Dates

Tour Dates:
06/22 – Denver, CO – Denver Deluxe
07/26 –  Scranton, PA – Peach Music Festival
08/03 – Chicago, IL – Lollapalooza
08/06 – Lewiston, NY – Artpark**
08/07 – Pittsburgh, PA – Roxian Theatre**
08/08 – Richmond, VA – The National**
08/09 – Dewey Beach, DE – Bottle and Cork**
08/10 – Port Chester, NY – Capitol Theatre**
08/15 – St. Petersburg, FL – Jannus Live#
08/16 – Miami Beach, FL – The Fillmore#
08/17 – St. Augustine, FL – St. Augustine Amphitheatre#
08/18 – Wilmington, NC – Greenfield Lake Amphitheater#
08/24 –  Waterford, MS – MissiHippi Music Festival#
09/19 – Athens, GA – Georgia Theatre *
09/20 – Charlotte, NC – Visulite Theatre *
09/21 – Asheville, NC – Asheville Music Hall *
09/22 – Charlottesville, VA – The Southern *
09/24 – Annapolis, MD – Ram’s Head On Stage *
09/26 – Brooklyn, NY – Baby’s All Right *
09/27 – Fairfield, CT – The Warehouse *
09/28 – Pawtucket, RI – The Met *
09/29 – South Burlington, VT – Higher Ground Showcase *
10/01 – Ithica, NY – The Haunt *
10/03 – Columbus, OH – A&R Music Bar *
10/04 – Ann Arbor, MI – Blind Pig *
10/05 – Bloomington, IN – Bluebird Nightclub *
10/06 – Lexington, KY – Cosmic Charlie’s *
10/08 – Madison, WI – Majestic Theatre ^
10/10 – Ames, IA – The Maintenance Shop ^
10/11 – Iowa City, IA – Gabe’s ^
10/12 – Lawrence, KS – The Bottleneck ^
10/13 – Columbia, MO – Rose Music Hall ^
10/15 – Fayetteville, AR – George’s Majestic Lounge ^
10/18 – Baton Rouge, LA – Varsity Theatre ^
10/19 – Tallahassee, FL – The Wilbury ^