Iration’s 43-city summer tour includes outdoor Tahoe show

Tahoe Onstage

Emerald irie: Iration will play an outdoor show on Aug. 23 at MontBleu Casino Resort & Spa.
Tim Parsons / Tahoe Onstage

Reggae-influenced alternative rock band Iration will be coming to fans all across the United States “Live From Paradise!” this spring and summer, bringing special guests Pepper, Fortunate Youth and Katastro along for the ride. By tapping some unparalleled aloha spirit, these acts are combining forces to spread nothing but good vibes, creating a truly serene and exclusive environment at each of their 43 tour stops.

The tour includes an outdoor show at MontBleu Casino Resort & Spa on Friday, Aug. 23.

“We’re very proud to present to you Live From Paradise! – a night of music intended to transport you to your happy place,” shares lead vocalist/guitarist Micah Pueschel. “Four amazing bands, all unique, all bringing the fire. Come out and join us this spring and summer; let’s experience paradise together.”

“Live From Paradise!” kicks off April 24th in Albuquerque and then heads to Austin, Dallas, New Orleans, Charlotte, Asbury Park, Cincinnati, Detroit, Milwaukee and Kansas City, among many others this spring. The six-week summer run of “Live From Paradise!” commences July 11th in Oklahoma City and will take the four bands all across the country to such cities as Minneapolis, Chicago, Philadelphia, New York City (July 19th), Boston, Baltimore, Raleigh, Houston, Irvine (August 2nd), Sacramento, Boise and Las Vegas, before wrapping in Iration’s Santa Barbara hometown August 25th for their annual appearance at the Santa Barbara Bowl. In addition, Iration will stop at the legendary Red Rocks Amphitheatre on May 23rd for a special headlining show with special guests UB40 featuring Ali Campbell & Astro, Toots and the Maytals, Fortunate Youth and more, and will also perform at various festivals this season including Days On the Green Festival in Phoenix and Sweetwater 420 Festival in Atlanta. See below for full list of upcoming tour dates; PRESS HERE for ticketing information.

Hawaiian-bred, California-based Iration (Micah Pueschel [lead vocals/guitar], Adam Taylor [bass], Joe Dickens [drums], Cayson Peterson [keyboards], Micah Brown [guitar/vocals] plus touring member Drake Peterson [trumpet]) continues to tour behind their latest self-titled album, released May 2018 via their own Three Prong Records. The 17-track album, the band’s sixth full-length, features guest appearances from Slightly Stoopid, J Boog and Tyrone’s Jacket and the singles “Hit List,” “Fly With Me,” “Danger,” “Borderlines” and latest single “Press Play,” which was added into rotation at alternative radio stations such as Los Angeles’ KROQ, Miami’s 104.3 The Shark, Washington, DC’s DC101 and San Francisco’s KFOG.


Friday, April 19Phoenix, AZ @ Days On the Green Festival**
Saturday, April 20Atlanta, GA @ Sweetwater 420 Festival**
Wednesday, April 24Albuquerque, NM @ Villa Hispania
Friday, April 26Austin, TX @ Stubb’s Waller Creek Amphitheater
Saturday, April 27Dallas, TX @ Southside Ballroom
Sunday, April 28Corpus Christi, TX @ Brewster Street Ice House
Tuesday, April 30New Orleans, LA @ Joy Theater
Thursday, May 2St. Petersburg, FL @ Jannus Live!
Friday, May 3St. Petersburg, FL @ Jannus Live!
Thursday, May 9Charlotte, NC @ Metro Credit Union Amphitheater
Friday, May 10Norfolk, VA @ The NorVa
Saturday, May 11Asbury Park, NJ @ Stone Pony Outdoor Stage
Sunday, May 12McKees Rocks, PA @ Roxian Theatre
Wednesday, May 15Cincinnati, OH @ Bogart’s
Thursday, May 16Indianapolis, IN @ Egyptian Room at Old National Centre
Friday, May 17Detroit, MI @ The Crowfoot
Saturday, May 18Milwaukee, WI @ The Rave
Sunday, May 19Kansas City, MO @ Uptown Theater
Thursday, May 23Morrison, CO @ Red Rocks Amphitheatre**
Thursday, July 11Oklahoma City, OK @ Diamond Ballroom
Friday, July 12Omaha, NE @ Slowdown
Saturday, July 13Minneapolis, MN @ First Avenue
Sunday, July 14Chicago, IL @ House of Blues
Wednesday, July 17Utica, NY @ Saranac Brewery
Thursday, July 18Philadelphia, PA @ The Fillmore
Friday, July 19New York, NY @ TBA
Saturday, July 20Boston, MA @ Rockland Trust Bank Pavilion
Sunday, July 21Baltimore, MD @ Mecu Pavilion
Thursday, July 25North Myrtle Beach, SC @ House of Blues
Friday, July 26Raleigh, NC @ Red Hat Amphitheater
Saturday, July 27St. Augustine, FL @ St. Augustine Amphitheater
Sunday, July 28Cocoa, FL @ Cocoa Beach Riverfront Park
Tuesday, July 30Houston, TX @ House of Blues
Friday, August 2Irvine, CA @ FivePoint Amphitheater
Wednesday, August 7Sacramento, CA @ Ace of Spades+
Thursday, August 8Sacramento, CA @ Ace of Spades+
Friday, August 9Fresno, CA @ Woodward Park Rotary Amphitheater+
Thursday, August 15Spokane, WA @ The Knitting Factory+
Friday, August 16Missoula, MT @ Big Sky Brewing Amphitheater
Saturday, August 17Boise, ID @ Botanical Gardens Outlaw Field
Sunday, August 18Jacksonville, OR @ Britt Pavilion
Wednesday, August 21Redmond, WA @ Marymoor Park Amphitheater
Friday, August 23Stateline, NV@ Montbleu Resort Outdoor Event Center
Saturday, August 24Las Vegas, NV @ Mandalay Bay Beach~
Sunday, August 25Santa Barbara, CA @ Santa Barbara Bowl


** indicates non-“Live From Paradise!” tour dates

+ indicates Pepper not on the lineup

~ indicated Fortunate Youth not on the lineup

About Tim Parsons

Tim Parsons is the editor of Tahoe Onstage who first moved to Lake Tahoe in 1992. Before starting Tahoe Onstage in 2013, he worked for 29 years at newspapers, including the Tahoe Daily Tribune, Eureka Times-Standard and Contra Costa Times. He was the recipient of the 2011 Keeping the Blues Alive award for Journalism.

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