New Video: The Rocket Summer Releases a Slick and Symbolic Visual for Breezy Summer Anthem “Peace Signs”

Bryce Avary is a Dallas, TX-based multi-instrumentalist, singer/songwriter and producer, who’s the creative mastermind behind the acclaimed solo indie rock/indie pop project The Rocket Summer. His growing catalog includes six previously released full-length albums and a couple of EPs — including 2010’s Of Men and Angels, which landed at #1 on the Top Album spot on iTunes and 2012’s Life Will Write the Words, which landed at #58 on the Billboard 200 and #12 on the Billboard Top Modern Rock/Alternative Albums Chart, as well as #12 on the Top Independent Albums Charts.

Avary’s forthcoming Rocket Summer album Sweet Shivers is slated for an August 2, 2019 release and the album’s third and latest single is the anthemic “Peace Signs.” Centered around a breezy and summery groove, and an enormous Silversun Pickups-like hook, the song is one part ardent plea for peace and one part ironically detached satire, meant to play loudly while cruising in your car.

Directed by Dillon Slack and Ben Busch, the recently released, slickly shot video follows Avary in a white convertible, wearing oversized, burnt-orange sunglasses, hair blowing in the wind and driving towards the beach — with two masked figures as passengers, who represent contrasting emotions.

Avary announced a 28-date tour throughout the fall that includes a September 28, 2019 stop at the The Gramercy Theatre. Check out the rest of the tour dates below.

 

 

 

 

TOUR DATES
September:
9/10 – Rebel Lounge – Phoenix, AZ
9/12 – 3TEN – Austin, TX
9/13 – The Kessler – Dallas, TX
9/14 – White Oak Upstairs – Houston, TX
9/17 – The Social – Orlando, FL
9/19 – Exit/In – Nashville, TN
9/20 – Masquerade Hell – Atlanta, GA
9/21 – Cat’s Cradle Back Room, Carrboro, NC
9/22 – Visulite – Charlotte, NC
9/24 – Union Stage – Washington, DC
9/25 – The Foundry – Philadelphia, PA
9/27 – ONCE Somerville – Boston, MA
9/28 – Gramercy – New York, NY
9/29 – Rec Room – Buffalo, NY
October:
10/1 – Lee’s Palace – Toronto, ON
10/3 – Musica – Akron, OH
10/4 – The Loving Touch – Detroit, MI
10/5 – Chop Shop – Chicago, IL
10/6 – Amsterdam – Minneapolis, MN
10/8 – Riot Room, Kansas City, MO
10/10 – Marquis – Denver, CO
10/11 – In The Venue – Salt Lake City, UT
10/13 – Crocodile – Seattle, WA
10/14 – Lola’s Room – Portland, OR
10/16 – Starline, Oakland, CA
10/17 – The Roxy – Los Angeles, CA
10/18 – Soda Bar – San Diego, CA
10/19 – Bunkhouse Saloon – Las Vegas, NV
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