STIG Announces Fourteen City New Year’s Tour

STIG Announces Fourteen City New Years Tour

Flagstaff, Phoenix, AZ; Taos, NM; Aspen, Breckenridge, Denver, Boulder, CO; San Luis Obispo, Los Angeles, Encinitas, Hollywood, CA; Boston, MA; Syracuse, NY; Rockville, MD

STIG Announces Fourteen City New Year

Boston, MA, December 24, 2016 –(– STIG, the popular Boston funk band, whose members are current and former Berklee College of Music students are bringing their creative brand of funk to the West. Their New Year’s Tour will take them through Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, California, Massachusetts, New York and Maryland the first month of the New Year 2017. Their second album “Flex,” recorded live, has achieved positive response. STIG will be in the following cities in January; Phoenix & Flagstaff, Arizona; Taos, New Mexico; Aspen, Breckenridge, Denver & Boulder, Colorado; then onto California, stopping in San Luis Opispo, Encinitas and winding up in Los Angeles. The tour willclose with three east coast dates in Boston, MA; Syracuse, NY; and Rockville, MD.

STIG co-founder Ryan Stigmon says; “We’ve had the opportunity to play some really cool venues on the east coast, from New York to Vermont and down to Maryland, and now we want to bring our music to more places and more people,” “We are looking forward to meeting new fans and playing in some beautiful places”, says Stigmon.

Cofounders Stigmon, a saxophone player, and keyboardist Thomson Knoles first forged their sound in a high school band room. “We just loved making funky music whenever we could,” said Knoles. The old friends launched their latest venture in Boston when Stigmon joined Knoles at Berklee College of Music. At Berklee, the two met the other three members of the band; Artie Sadtler, Jack McChesney and Riley Hoover. “The five of us get along really well both as people and as musicians and we try to show thatthrough our music,” says Stigmon.

STIG is Ryan Stigmon on Saxophone, Thomson Knoles on Keyboards, Riley Hoover onGuitar, Artie Sadtler on Bass and Jack McChesney on Drums. STIG plays the New England/New York music scene on weekends and is also planning its 2017 summer festival tour. “We’re super stoked to share our music with the rest of America,” said Stigmon.