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The Temper Trap, Dr. Dog, Delta Spirit and More to Play Stops on the "Follow the Moon Tour" Sponsored by Blue Moon Brewing Company

NEW YORK, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This summer, Blue Moon Brewing Company is sponsoring Spotify's Follow the Moon Tour, a five-city tour bringing together music lovers and emerging artists for "artfully crafted" events.

SPOTIFY TO HOST FREE CONCERTS CELEBRATING ART AND MUSIC

Featuring festivals timed to coincide with full moons this summer, the Follow the Moon Tour will showcase a curated mix of live music, art installations, food from celebrated chefs and specially crafted beers served by Blue Moon Brewing Company brewmasters. The tour will culminate with a performance by The Temper Trap at the Blue Moon Brewing Company's Sandlot brewery in downtown Denver just before the Super Moon, a night when the moon is closest to the earth.

"Brewing beer is an art," said Keith Villa, founder and head brewmaster at Blue Moon Brewing Company. "The Follow the Moon Tour is a collection of some of the things that inspire us most as brewers: art, music, food and people."

"You can't go wrong with great music, great beer and great fun under the moonlight," said Jeff Levick, Chief Business Officer, Spotify. "Blue Moon Brewing Company understands, like Ozzy does, sometimes you just have to bark at the moon."

Follow the Moon Tour stops and headlining bands:

  • Phoenix (May 15) – Dr. Dog
  • Charleston (June 2) – Typhoon
  • Chicago (June 12) – Moon Taxi
  • New York City (July 12) – Delta Spirit
  • Denver (August 8) – The Temper Trap

Legal-drinking-age fans can RSVP for these free events at www.Spotify.com/FollowTheMoon. Registration for the first tour stop in Phoenix begins May 1. Registration for the following tour stops is scheduled to open three weeks before each show. Fans must RSVP in advance to attend as space is limited.

People can follow along with the Follow the Moon Tour online, where Spotify will release interviews with the artists, behind-the-scenes footage and custom playlists curated by the artists. For more information on the Follow the Moon Tour, go to www.Spotify.com/FollowTheMoon.

About Spotify

Spotify is an award-winning digital music service that gives you on-demand access to over 20 million tracks. Our dream is to make all the world's music available instantly to everyone, wherever and whenever they want it. Spotify makes it easier than ever to discover, manage and share music with your friends, while making sure that artists get a fair deal.

Spotify is now available in 56 markets across the world, with more than 24 million active users and over 6 million paying subscribers: Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bolivia, Bulgaria, Denmark, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, The Netherlands, Norway, The Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, UK, Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, USA, Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore and Taiwan.

Since its launch in Sweden in 2008, Spotify has driven more than a billion US dollars to rights holders. Spotify is already the second biggest source of digital music revenue for labels in Europe (IFPI, 2011) and the biggest and most successful music streaming service of its kind globally.

About Blue Moon Brewing Company

At Blue Moon Brewing Company, everything we do flows from our artistic approach to brewing. We craft our broad array of beers with flavorful ingredients for an inviting taste, perfect for enjoying the moment with friends. It's been that way since we added our first flavorful twist back in 1995 in Denver, and that's why we say our beer and everything we do is artfully crafted. More information is available at www.BlueMoonBrewingCompany.com.

SPOTIFY TO HOST FREE CONCERTS CELEBRATING ART AND MUSIC

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