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Blue Stones Announce Third Leg of ‘Pretty Monster’ Tour

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Dynamic Canadian rock duo, The Blue Stones, have announced the third leg of their Pretty Monster Tour. The band, consisting of Tarek Jafar and Justin Tessier, will hit the road in the U.S. in May. The short but sweet tour will commence on May 17 in Boston and wrap up on May 26 in Detroit. Tickets for the general public will be available for purchase on Friday, February 17, with an artist presale that is already open on the band’s website.

Jafar and Tessier have dedicated considerable time and effort to developing an unforgettable live performance for their fans. They are understandably excited to watch their US audience enjoy their latest album in real-time.

Pretty Monster Details

The duo worked on Pretty Monster in Zane Whitfield’s NOP Studios in Kingston, Ontario. They spent 35 consecutive days on the project early last year. They collaborated with a few highly respected producers on the album. Kevin Hissink is known for his work with grandson and Demi Lovato while WZRD BLD has worked with Highly Suspect and iDKHOW. Throw in multi-GRAMMY Award-winner Joe Chiccarelli (The White Stripes, The Strokes) and you’ve got an a-team of producers on hand.

The Blue Stones assembled the group with the intention of taking their sound to the next level. They were able to incorporate the passion and the adventurous spirit that they have become known for in their live performances. So, ultimately, the mission was successful.

Jafar Comments On The Album

Jafar, while discussing Pretty Monster, had this to say. “Our mission with this album is to give rock and roll a fresh coat of paint. Track after track features heavy-hitting riffs over tight beats that are tough enough for the fighters, and sweet enough for the lovers. It’s an album dedicated to controlled chaos. An untamed beast contained within a beautiful exterior.”

The Blue Stones formed in Windsor, Ontario, in 2008, and their music is known for its blues-inspired rock sound. Their debut album, Black Holes was released in 2015 and was followed by their sophomore album, Hidden Gems, in 2018. The duo has been praised for their energetic live performances. Jafar’s guitar playing and vocals are the perfect complements to Tessier’s drumming.

Here’s Where You May Have Heard The Blue Stones Before

The Blue Stones’ music has been featured in several films and TV shows, including Shameless, Lucifer, and Wynonna Earp. In addition, their songs have been used in commercials for several brands, including Chevrolet and ESPN.

With the third leg of their Pretty Monster tour, The Blue Stones are looking to build on their previous successes and bring their unique sound to a wider audience. For more information, visit their website or follow along on Instagram and Twitter.

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