Donavon Frankenreiter to "Start Livin'" on the road

Musician and surfer Donavon Frankenreiter has confirmed a summer tour in support of his upcoming release, "Start Livin'," out May 29. // Tour dates at SoundSpike

Musician and surfer Donavon Frankenreiter has confirmed a summer tour in support of his upcoming release, "Start Livin'," out May 29.

The headlining trek kicks off Jun. 1 at the Compound Grill in Phoenix and wraps on June17 at the Cliff Resort in Pismo Beach, CA, covering 10 West Coast cities in all. In the meantime, the singer/surfer is slotted for a May 26 headlining appearance at the Wounded Warriors Benefit in Virginia Beach, VA.

"Start Livin'" is Frankenreiter's first release since 2010's "Glow," and contains nine tracks of folk-based songs anchored by the most somber track on the album, "A. I.," which pays tribute to Frankenreiter's friend, professional surfer Andy Irons, who died in November of 2010.

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The whimsical crooner summed up his onstage philosophy with a quote on his website from the "Glow" tour. "We don't have a set show, if we did, I would go crazy," Frankenreiter said. "You never know what's going to happen. I love that element of surprise with music and surfing -- you never catch the same wave twice."

Fans who purchase a ticket to one of Frankenreiter's June tour shows will receive a free physical copy of "Start Livin'."

 tour dates and tickets

May 2012
26 - Virginia Beach, VA - Jewish Mother Hilltop - Wounded Warriors Benefit

June 2012
1 - Phoenix, AZ - Compound Grill
2 - San Diego, CA - Belly Up Tavern
7 - Santa Cruz, CA - Moe's Alley
8 - Crystal Bay, NV - The Crystal Bay Club/Crown Room
9 - San Francisco, CA - Independent
12 - Santa Barbara, CA - SOHO Restaurant & Music Club
13 - Hermosa Beach, CA - Saint Rocks
14 - Agoura Hills, CA - Canyon Club
15, 16 - San Juan Capistrano, CA - Coach House
17 - Pismo Beach, CA - The Cliff Resort

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