Lake Street Dive - Photo Credit: Shervin Lainez



Acclaimed band Lake Street Dive are unveiling their new song “Better Not Tell You,” the latest single from their highly-anticipated new album Good Together. Set for release June 21, 2024, the LP marks the group’s debut for Fantasy Records. Listen/share the track HERE and watch/share the music video HERE.

“Better Not Tell You” features a ‘70s-funk-inspired dance instrumental with a horn section from Brooklyn-based jazz band Huntertones. According to keyboardist/vocalist Akie Bermiss, the song draws inspiration from the heartfelt nostalgia of theater. “The truth is, I grew up on musicals. And I love it when the two leads are about to come together for a kiss and instead of just getting to it, they do a whole song-and-dance about it,” he explains. “This is a song for one of those moments.”

The band recently debuted the record’s title track “Good Together,” featuring a duet between Bermiss and vocalist Rachael Price. Listen/share the track HERE and watch/share the music video HERE.

On Good Together the band arrives with a renewed sense of purpose, aiming to highlight our shared humanity against the social divisions pulling us apart. The ethos of Good Together can be described as “joyful rebellion,” just as energetic and danceable as it is defiantly principled.

“There’s a lot to be angry about in the world right now, a lot of pain and rage and divisiveness, but it isn’t sustainable to constantly live in that anger—you need something else to keep you going,” says drummer Mike Calabrese. “Joy is a great way to sustain yourself, and we wanted to encourage everyone to stay aware of that. In a way this album is our way of saying, ‘Take your joy very seriously.’”

The album finds Lake Street Dive working once more with Grammy-winning producer Mike Elizondo (Fiona Apple, Sheryl Crow, Gary Clark Jr.), also marking the first time all the members of the band collaborated in the earliest, most vulnerable stages of songwriting together, creating a unique approach to the sessions. The group gathered in Calabrese’s Vermont home, where bandmembers would each contribute, expanding the band’s musical palette and expressive range. “At first it was terrifying to write together in the same room,” says Price. “But as soon as we got started it felt so fun. We very quickly realized, ‘Oh, we need to do this again and again.’”

On June 14 the group will set out on the Good Together Tour—their largest and most ambitious North American run to date—marking a career milestone with their first-ever show at Madison Square Garden on September 14. Tickets are on sale now, visit for more information and see below for complete tour dates.

The new record follows the band’s critically acclaimed 2021 release, Obviously, which received a host of critical praise including from Rolling Stone, who heralded, “at a moment when pop strives for lo-fi, solitary-world intimacy, the jazz-pop-whatever band refuse to think small” while Downbeat cheers, “Lake Street Dive finds beauty in pop.”

Across their storied career, Lake Street Dive have built a legacy as a rare collection of musicians with dynamic songwriting chemistry and genre-bending mastery, pushing the boundaries of pop, soul, jazz, and folk. The group’s performances include “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert,” “CBS This Morning,” and NPR’s Tiny Desk, and they have drawn critical praise from The New York Times and the Associated Press, among others. With tens of millions of streams, an acclaimed discography, and an enduring worldwide fanbase, the band—Rachael Price, Bridget Kearney, Mike Calabrese, Akie Bermiss and James Cornelison—have become an exhilarating force in popular music.

Formed in Boston, the quintet first met while studying jazz at the New England Conservatory of Music. Their breakout album Bad Self Portraits was released in 2014, followed by Side Pony (2016), Free Yourself Up (2018) and Obviously (2021). Their most recent recording, 2022’s Fun Machine: The Sequel, is a six-track covers EP with songs by Bonnie Raitt, The Pointer Sisters and Carole King, among others.

Lake Street Dive - Good Together

June 14—Asbury Park, NJ—Stone Pony Summer Stage
June 27—Ottawa, ON—Ottawa Jazz Festival
June 28—Toronto, ON—Toronto Jazz Festival—History (SOLD OUT)
June 29—Saratoga Springs, NY—Freihofer’s Saratoga Jazz Festival
July 2—Nantucket, MA—The Chicken Box (SOLD OUT)
July 3— Nantucket, MA—The Chicken Box (SOLD OUT)
July 6—Marshfield, MA—Levitate Music And Arts Festival
July 7—Lafayette, NY—Beak and Skiff Apple Orchards
July 9—Cleveland, OH—TempleLive at Cleveland Masonic
July 10—Interlochen, MI—Interlochen Center for the Arts, Kresge Auditorium
July 12—Indianapolis, IN—Everwise Amphitheater at White River State Park
July 13—Nashville, TN—Ascend Amphitheater
July 14—Cincinnati, OH—Andrew J Brady Music Center
July 16—St. Louis, MO—St. Louis Music Park
July 17—Bentonville, AR—The Momentary
July 19—Dillon, CO—Dillon Amphitheater (SOLD OUT)
July 21—Morrison, CO—Red Rocks Amphitheatre (SOLD OUT)
July 23—Salt Lake City, UT—Red Butte Garden Outdoor Concert Series (SOLD OUT)
July 26—San Diego, CA—Cal Coast Credit Union Open Air Theatre
July 27—Los Angeles, CA—The Greek Theatre
July 28—Berkeley, CA—The Greek Theatre at UC Berkeley
July 30—Ketchum, ID—Sun Valley Center for the Arts
August 1—Vancouver, BC—Orpheum Theatre
August 2—Troutdale, OR—McMenamins Edgefield Amphitheatre
August 3—Seattle, WA—Venue TBA
August 4—Seattle, WA—Venue TBA
August 17—Portland, ME—Thompson’s Point
August 18—Portland, ME—Thompson’s Point
September 13—Columbia, MD—Merriweather Post Pavilion
September 14—New York, NY—Madison Square Garden
September 15—Philadelphia, PA—The Mann
September 17—Buffalo, NY—Terminal B at the Outer Harbor
September 19—Shelburne, VT—The Green At Shelburne Museum
September 20—Shelburne, VT—The Green At Shelburne Museum (SOLD OUT)
September 21—Hammondsport, NY—The Pavilion At Point Of The Bluff Vineyards
September 23—Grand Rapids, MI—20 Monroe Live
September 24—Madison, WI—Breese Stevens Field
September 26—Chicago, IL—The Salt Shed
September 27—Chicago, IL—The Salt Shed
September 28—Minneapolis, MN—Surly Brewing Festival Field
September 30—Columbus, OH—KEMBA Live! Outdoor
October 1—Pittsburgh, PA—Stage AE
October 2—Richmond, VA—Maymont
October 4—Raleigh, NC—Red Hat Amphitheater
October 5—Charlotte, NC—Skyla Credit Union Amphitheatre
October 6—North Charleston, SC—Firefly Distillery
October 8—Asheville, NC—Rabbit Rabbit
October 10—Atlanta, GA—The Eastern
October 11—Atlanta, GA—The Eastern (SOLD OUT)
October 12—Atlanta, GA—The Eastern


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