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Our 8th studio record Open Door Policy is out now via Positive Jams/Thirty Tigers, and we are thrilled to be sharing it with you. This is the second LP to feature this six piece lineup of THS. It was produced by the amazing Josh Kaufman, a beautiful human who brought huge amounts of creativity and fun to the sessions. The other half of that dream team is our pal D. James Goodwin, who skillfully engineered and mixed the record. We are immensely thankful to both. Stuart Bogie, Jordan McLean, and Ray Mason play horns throughout out the record and bring such a cool dimension. Annie Nero and Cassandra Jenkins (“The Creeps”) brought their incredible voices to the backup vocals. Matt Barrick helped with percussion on a song. Our longtime friend Dave Gardner mastered. The cover photos were sourced from Dave McLaughlin (front) and Kelly Shee (back). Vance Wellenstein did the album artwork and Nick Hollomon added some illustration detail. Lastly, much appreciation to Thirty Tigers for being the engine behind all of it. Gratitude to all, we are very proud to put it out into the world today.

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A huge thanks to everyone that was a part of The Weekender 2021. The 4th edition of this annual London weekend was also the one year anniversary of the last time we played in front of a live audience. A milestone to lament, but there were plenty of other reasons to celebrate, especially our new record Open Door Policy and it’s visit the top ten in the album charts. We timed these shows to be primetime for the UK/Europe folks, but we were joined by people from all over, and seeing everybody on the monitors in the club was a reminder that we weren’t just playing to an empty room. The community around this band continues to amaze and astound. Thank you. Much love to the amazing @brooklynbowl for stepping in, hosting and playing the Electric Ballroom for a few evenings. And big ups to @stuartbogie, @jordanmcleannyc and Peter Hess for crushing it with the wonderful 3 piece Horn Steady. Can’t wait until we get to do this in person. In the meantime, you can watch the shows on demand until March 15. See you in 2022, London! Stay Positive. 📸: @blacksteinphotography
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We want to play live in front of audiences again, you want to go to shows. If you’re able, help support some of the… https://t.co/ZLcTUv8Uhj
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A #SelvidgeSneakers recap: Saturday: A Jordan 1 is a classic silhouette; recognizable, distinguished, full of history. From tumbled leather and nubuck, to satin and snakeskin- the varieties of materials to grace the AJ1 make them full of gravitas. Steve knows that every show is a formal footwear affair, and that can be seen in his Metallic Gold Black and White Jordan 1 Mids. From the transition between the metallic gold overlay and the smooth white leather to the detail of the black eyelet, this Mid hits all the right notes- just like Air Steve did Saturday. Friday: The Jordan 1 Retro High OG Bloodline gain their moniker from its link to other pieces of the Jordan pantheon. Evoking the Chicago and Banned colorways, the Bloodlines symbolize connection. The last Weekender occurred mere days before the world shut down. During the long year that has passed, not only have we been reminded of the importance of live music, but more importantly, we have been reminded of the need for connection. As much as we all long to be in the same room together shouting out the lyrics to our favorite songs, moments like this remind us of the important connection we all share. So when you see Steve’s Bloodlines on the replay, remember WE ARE ALL The Hold Steady. - @kicksstartmyheart #SelvidgeSneakers (Watch The Weekender on demand through March 15. Link in bio.)
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RT @steadycraig: Pleasantly surprised hearing this one on the radio this morning. Win Twins! https://t.co/oymK9Ged71
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Thank you so much for joining us for The Weekender! Setlist from show two and some photos. Remember, you can watch the shows again until March 15! Encore: Certain Songs Stay Positive (with Mosh Pit Josh) Chicago Killer Parties
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RT @steadycraig: Lent is over if you want it, etc. Thanks for having me. https://t.co/DI4lUFPAfu
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RT @FranzNicolay: Looking forward to moderating Willy Vlautin's book launch this Thursday at @POWERHOUSEArena. Join us, and if you have any…
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Setlist and some shots from #TheWeekender Show 1. Thanks so much! See you tomorrow for The Weekender Show 2. Ticket links in bio. Encore: Stations Chips Confusion Killer
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RT @steadycraig: Last month THS got together at an empty Brooklyn Bowl and played all the songs from our newest record Open Door Policy. We…
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