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Mariel Buckley | Casting Stones: Exclusive Single Premiere

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Mariel Buckley is Casting Stones at the system in her swampy new slow-burn single — premiering exclusively on Tinnitist.

Coming a year after her internationally acclaimed sophomore LP Driving In The Dark, the Calgary-based singer-songwriter’s topical and political track shows off the raw, bluesy side of her multi-faceted songwriting approach.

Casting Stones is a song of rebellion for the uncertainty and injustices we face every day,” explains Buckley. “It is a protest, an angry cry of defiance against the system that enslaves and dominates the middle and lower classes, minorities and at risk populations.”

The track coincides with Buckley’s summer touring schedule with her band that will take her across North America, including performances at New York’s Rockwood Music Hall and the Philadelphia Folk Festival. See a full list of dates below. It all builds on the reception given Driving In The Dark, which topped charts and earned glowing features in a long list of publications. The single Rose Coloured Frames also enjoyed a month-long run on national radio.

For Driving In The Dark, Buckley teamed up with decorated songwriter and producer Leeroy Stagger. The album boldly displays her evolution as a songwriter, with Stagger’s production adding a richer, edgier tone. Casting Stones continues that evolution, offering complex experiences of loss and uncertainty — essentially everything country music is supposed to be.

Listen to Casting Stones above or on your preferred service, check out Buckley’s tour dates below, and connect with her via her website, Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

Mariel Buckley On Tour

June 12 (Wed) | Dave Kelly Live | Calgary AB^
June 13 (Thurs) | The Owl Acoustic Lounge | Lethbridge AB^
June 14 (Fri) | Cochrane United Church | Cochrane AB^
June 15 (Sat) | House Show | High River AB^
June 20 (Thurs) | The Aviary | Edmonton AB
June 21-23 (Fri-Sun) | North Country Fair | Driftpile AB
June 25 (Tues) | Owl Head Creek BnB | Sicamous BC (acoustic trio)
June 26 (Wed) | Wednesday on the Wharf | Salmon Arm BC (acoustic trio)
June 27 (Thurs) | Dream Cafe | Penticton BC (acoustic trio)
June 29 (Sat) | Whitetooth Brewing Co. | Golden BC (acoustic trio)
July 1 (Mon) | Canada Day Celebrations | St. Albert AB
July 6 (Sat) | The King Eddy | Calgary AB
July 11-14 (Thurs-Sun) | Winnipeg Folk Festival | Winnipeg MB
July 16 (Tues) | Pine Creek Lodge | Lewiston MT*
July 17 (Wed) | Alumni Club | Great Falls MT*
July 18 (Thurs) | The Bartlett | Spokane WA*
July 20 (Sat) | Ness Creek Music Festival | Ness Creek SK
July 21 (Sun) | Wild Mountain Music Festival | Hinton AB
August 2 (Fri) | Summer Street Fest | Revelstoke BC
August 8 (Thurs) | Mills Hardware | Hamilton ON
August 9 (Fri) | The Dakota Tavern | Toronto ON
August 10 (Sat) | Mavericks | Ottawa ON
August 12 (Mon) | Casa Del Popolo | Montreal QC
August 13 (Tues) | Rockwood Music Hall | New York NY
August 14 (Wed) | Radio Bean, VT
August 15-18 (Thurs-Sun) | Philadelphia Folk Festival | Philadelphia PA
August 21 (Wed) | StagEx | Lethbridge AB#
August 30 (Fri) | Blue Herron Night of Music | Revelstoke BC

^ w/ T. Buckley
* w/ Sarah Shook & The Disarmers
#w/ Sam Roberts Band & Nuela Charles