Delta Rae brings ‘A Long And Happy Life’ tour to The Ark

Six-piece band Delta Rae, from Durham, NC, will play The Ark at 8 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 12. Tickets are $30.

The features Liz Hopkins and Brittany Holljes fronting the robust group with sultry harmonies rounded out by the Holljes brothers Eric (vocals, piano) and Ian (vocals, guitar) as well as Mike McKee (drums) and Grant Emerson (bass).


Headlining over 100 shows each year and a regular on the festival circuit since forming in 2009, Delta Rae’s larger-than-life performances have earned coveted spots at Bonnaroo, Tortuga Music Festival, Austin City Limits, Firefly, Bumbershoot, Summerfest, Hangout Fest, Kaaboo, Basilica, VOODOO, and Lollapalooza.

They have received national attention with features in NPR, Washington Post, and New York Times, in addition to late night television performances and inclusion in Forbes’ 30 Under 30 list.

Now signed to Big Machine Label Group’s imprint The Valory Music Co., Delta Rae are on tour this summer in support of their new release, A Long And Happy Life. Songwriter Liz Longley opens.

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