Following the success of 2015's Grow and worldwide touring with everyone from Periphery and Animals As Leaders to Circa Survive, the instrumental trio-brothers Mario [guitar] and Nathan Camarena [drums] and Erick Hansel [guitar]-returned home to San Diego in the summer of 2016 to begin work on what would become their next musical offering. For the very first time, they rented a rehearsal space a stone's throw from the ocean, and the beachside locale's influence courses through 12 virtuosic and vibrant new musical movements.
Those vibes transformed CHON into a vital force since their emergence in 2008. Grow marked their first entry on the Billboard Top 200, landing prominently in the Top 150. They impressively average 144K Spotify streams monthly with over 10 tracks cracking the 1-million mark and fan favorites such as "Story," "Bubble Dream," and "Can't Wait" surpassing 2 million-a remarkable feat for a chiefly instrumental act. Homey sees them expand once more, incorporating a slew of future bass influences with collaborators such as Go Yama on "Berry Streets" and Lophiile on "Nayhoo", which also features a vocal cameo from Masego.
CHON is set to release their upcoming full-length album Homey on June 16, 2017.
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Jun 13 - Detroit, MI @ Saint Andrew's Hall
Jun 14 - Toronto, ON @ Mod Club
Jun 15 - Cleveland, OH @ Agora Ballroom
Jun 16 - Philadelphia, PA @ Union Transfer
Jun 17 - New York, NY @ Webster Hall
Jun 18 - Boston, MA @ Royale
Jun 20 - Pittsburgh, PA @ Rex Theater
Jun 21 - Baltimore, MD @ Baltimore Soundstage
Jun 22 - Carrboro, NC @ Cat's Cradle
Jun 23 - Atlanta, GA @ Terminal West
Jun 24 - Orlando, FL @ The Beacham
Jun 25 - Tampa, FL @ The Orpheum
Jun 27 - Dallas, TX @ Gas Monkey Live!
Jun 28 - Austin, TX @ Emo's
Jun 30 - Phoenix, AZ @ Crescent Ballroom
Jul 1 - San Diego, CA @ House of Blues