NEWS: Lindi Ortega Receives Juno Nods and Heads To Western Canada

LINDI ORTEGA RECEIVES

TWO JUNO NOMINATIONS

TOURING WITH SOCIAL DISTORTION THIS SPRING
MAKING WAVES IN THE UK AND EUROPE

4.5 out of 5 stars.... THE FIRST BIG RECORD OF 2012
– Les Inrockuptibles (France)


Currently on tour in France as part of the French Festival Les Nuits Des L'Alligator, Canadian songstress Lindi Ortega was thrilled to find out she was nominated for two Juno nominations earlier this week.  These are her first nominations - one for New Artist of the Year and the second for Roots & Traditional Album of the Year: Solo for her 2011 debut release Little Red Boots (Last Gang Records). The Toronto-based artist feels very fortunate to be recognized by the Canadian music industry and is looking forward to celebrating in Ottawa. Until then she will be busy touring the UK and Europe and has been added as support for the upcoming Social Distortion tour this spring.
Yes you read that right – this April Lindi will be hitting the road with the legendary punkers Social Distortion. Western Canada will get to experience Lindi’s energetic live show this year that will include stops in Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Saskatoon and Winnipeg.
With sold out shows in the UK and Europe, Lindi has been getting her boots dirty touring on the other side of the Atlantic in support of the release of Little Red Boots. With many great reviews of both her album and live show, and recent features in France’s Glamour as well as Rolling Stone France, her presence in the UK and Europe is undeniable. 2012 is shaping up to be another banner year!

“Singing away her demons gives Ortega's songs a gritty honesty, and they deserve to be loved”
– Q (UK)

“It's a jukebox-jumpin take on straight-up Dolly with a smile behind it's eyes and a rockabillyish skip in its step” – Independent (UK)

"absolutely stunning - poised, graceful, heartbreaking, a classic-in-waiting" - The Arts Desk(UK) Review of Edinburgh show

With two Juno nods under her belt be sure to keep your eyes and ears on Lindi Ortega this year as she continues to wow the world with her sweet vibrato and little red boots.

Upcoming Tour Dates with Social Distortion:
Apr 10 – Portland, OR – Roseland Theater
Apr 13 – Seattle, WA – Paramount Theatre
Apr 16 – Vancouver, BC – The Commodore Ballroom
Apr 17 – Vancouver, BC – The Commodore Ballroom
Apr 19 – Calgary, AB – MacEwan Hall
Apr 20 – Edmonton, AB – Edmonton Events Centre
Apr 21 – Saskatoon, SK – The Odeon Events Centre
Apr 23 – Winnipeg, MB – Burton Cummings Theatre
Apr 26 – Minneapolis, MN – First Avenue
Apr 28 – Sauget, IL – Pop's
May 1 – Memphis, TN – Minglewood Hall
May 2 – Dallas, TX - House of Blues
May 4 – Houston, TX – House of Blues
May 5 – Corpus Christi, TX – Concrete Street Amphitheater
May 6 – Austin, TX – Stubb's Waller Creek Amphitheater
May 8 – Oklahoma, OK – City Diamond Ballroom
May 10 – Boulder, CO – Boulder Theater
May 11 – Salt Lake City, UT – The Depot


For more info on Lindi Ortega:
www.lindiortega.com
www.facebook.com/lindiortegafans
www.myspace.com/lindimusic

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