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Tori Kelly announces ‘Foreword EP’

Southern California native singer/songwriter/producer Tori Kelly has announced that she will release a five song EP on October 22nd entitled ForewordThe first song from the set, “Dear No One,” begins streaming today (Sept17th) on at

Kelly will kick off a North American tour on October 28th at The Fonda in Los Angeles with stops in San Francisco, Denver, Austin, Chicago, Toronto, Philadelphia, Boston and New York. A limited number of tickets are available now with the official on sale happening Friday, September 20th through Sunday, September 22nd.

“I decided to name this EP Foreword because to me it is an introduction to something bigger that is coming in the future,” says Kelly. “And at the same time, it also represents that I’m moving forward with my life and with my sound.”

A special pre-order of Foreword will begin on September 24th. Each pre-order purchase will include an immediate download of the first song from the EP, “Dear No One.” Foreword was written, recorded and produced by Kelly and is the follow up to her 2012 EP Handmade Songs by Tori Kelly, which she also wrote, recorded and produced on her own.

Handmade Songs debuted at #6 on Soundscan’s New Artist Chart, #9 on Billboard Heatseekers and in the top ten on the iTunes pop charts. The EP and the videos that followed quickly became viral sensations and helped Kelly gain more than 50 million views and 600 thousand subscribers on YouTube.


October 28 – Los Angeles, CA – The Fonda
October 29 – Anaheim, CA – House Of Blues
October 30 – San Diego, CA – House Of Blues
November 3 – San Francisco, CA – Great American Music Hall
November 6 – Denver, CO – Gothic Theatre
November 8 – Austin, TX – Central Presbyterian Church
November 9 – Dallas, TX – Prophet Bar
November 10 – Houston, TX – House Of Blues
Novebmer 12 – Atlanta, GA – The Loft
November 13 – Carrboro, NC – Cat’s Cradle
November 14 – Washington, DC – The Filmore
November 15 – Philadelphia, PA – TLA
November 17 – Boston, MA – Sinclair
November 18 – New York, NY – Irving Plaza
November 20 – Toronto, ON – Opera House
November 21 – Chicago, IL – House Of Blues
November 22 – Des Moines, IA – Wooly’s
November 23 – Minneapolis, MN – Vars

Author: Rob Perez

Rob Perez is a freelance writer who has been with The Music Universe early on. As a Correspondent for The Music Universe, you will find him writing reviews and live tweeting awards shows.

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