#Leo Tour Info

Click pick to buy tix via the OS or see links below.

Here’s what we know so far:

Here’s a very scientific map of where to find these dates on a map… I’m sure it’s similar to the one Kari uses. ๐Ÿ™‚ (sidenote: if my U.S. geography is wrong, please blame Google Maps…EDIT: A big thanks to @myheartsong for informing me where Indiana actually is *blushes*)

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And here are the October shows on a calendar:

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So cool David shared some of this trip to Canada…

These past few days my mom had some days off of work and she wanted to take a trip to Canada to see #sherlockthemusical that our friend created and is playing in his hometown, Cardston. I took my two little sisters who also got work off and we got to see the beautiful view in Waterton, catch Sherlockโ€”along with other local productions of Into the Woods (which we grew up watching on VHS) and The Music Man. We had a great road trip to Alberta! Even had some nice family time venturing in Helena, Montana as we had to wait a day for our car to get fixed. Haha. Huge thanks to our talented Sherlock friend Denny Burton, his awesome family and to everyone else who made it an unforgettable time! (I ended with a drawing my sister Jazzy made of us at a breakfast place). #roadtrip #alberta #canada #musicals #waterton #calgarytemple #cardston #helena #montana

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… and who else thinks this should be on his next round of merch T-shirts? ๐Ÿ™‚ ๐Ÿ™‚ ๐Ÿ™‚

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Cover Boi!

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(thx. @rhiminee for the heads up! credit: Archiesmiles Tumblr here)
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David’s back in Canada, y’all!

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He appears to be on a road trip with Jazzy & Amber.

Dude just can’t stay away. ๐Ÿ™‚ He must’ve run out of the maple syrup Ref & I gave him in Portland, lol.

Now if he’d only DO A CONCERT HERE!!!!

(Sorry, just had to get that out.)

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Countdown to #Leo begins! Perfect, it’s World Lion Day! 15 days to gooooooo!

“Where is it? Where is it? I need it NOW!” *roar*

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ALERT! ALERT! YOU CAN PREORDER #LEO ON AMAZON HERE AND LISTEN TO SNIPPETS!!!!!

Song titles:

  • Other Things in Sight
  • Spotlight Down
  • I’m Ready
  • Someone to Love

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Have you guys listened to the snippets yet??? Are you going to??

I’m loving the soulfulness I’m hearing so far… especially on Other Things in Sight, Someone to Love and I’m Ready.

We’ve heard I’m Ready live and live is usually my favourite but love love LOVE the arrangement in the snippet with the harmony, YESSS!!!!

And I LOOOOOVE the Other Things in Sight snippet and already know I’m going to love the whole thing because it’s a Trent Dabbs collab (heh, that rhymes)… and how do I know that??

#mwahaha

Remember this little convo? (Yes, I am a supahfreak, in a completely benevolent way, I swear ๐Ÿ™‚ )

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aww, Lupe’s on the road trip, too! (scroll thru pics)

I'm not so slowly and very surely falling in love with Canada. ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆโค๏ธ

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Leo explained

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Everyone keeps asking why this next David Archuleta EP is called “Leo,” but I know exactly why.

*cough*wikipedia*cough* *cough*sortof*cough*

Turns out, Leo is one of the constellations of the zodiac, lying between Cancer the crab to the west, Virgo the maiden to the east, and the lesser known Simon the snake to the north and Constantine the unwashed to the south.

Its name is Latin for lion, and to the ancient Greeks represented the Nemean Lion killed by the mythical Greek hero Heracles (known to the ancient Romans as Hercules) as one of his 12 labors.

matadortumblr_mk5b4lbgu11r0k70yo1_250.gifThese labors included wearing polyester matador tights, getting groped by Priscilla Presley and touring with Chikeze.

Leo remains one of the 88 modern constellations today, and one of the most easily recognizable due to the way it glows and keeps turning up on iCarly reruns.

The lion’s mane and shoulders also form an shape known as “The Sickle,” which to modern observers may resemble a backwards “question mark” or just a random line that means nothing at all.

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Putting this here because I can.

Leo contains many bright stars, many of which were individually identified by the ancients. There are four stars of first or second magnitude, which render this constellation especially prominent:

1) Vocalist maximus is a blue-white main-sequence star emanating a brightness that blinds alien beings from 6,53423243 light-years away.

2) Pocketsize minimalus is a binary star that recedes from view when not on stage but flares 100-fold as soon as the asteroid Microphonus comes near.

3) Epsilon fiercelon is a double star visible in binoculars, especially from Higher Ground.

4) Theta sweatyfeetamus is a star best ignored altogether.

Modern astronomers excised a group of stars that once made up the lion’s furry chin area and used them to form the new constellation — Scrufftastic Hummenahummena — although there was precedent for that designation among the ancient Greeks and Romans.

Leo contains many bright galaxies — made up of a cloud of hydrogen, helium gas and empanada steam — that have a radiant close to the Gamma Gamma DavidIloveyouforevermarrymeorIllkeepwriting243234wordcommentsonyourIG formation.

In Greek mythology,ย Leo was identified as the Nemean Lion, a fierce beast that would take girls as hostages to its cave by singing Crush and grabbing their unsuspecting hands, until Hercules stepped in and threw them the setlist as a distraction.

So there, in a nutshell, is a complete explanation of why the next EP is called Leo.

Or, all the songs could be from The Lion King.

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What do you guys think??

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He really is the best, isn’t he? *sniff*

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I hope the lovely & amazing @Taterzen doesn’t mind me linking to this but I just love love LOVE this! HAPPY HAPPY ANNIVERSARY, E.!!!!!!!

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The truth is out there, my friends….

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His superpowers on full display… give the boy a cape already!!!

Seriously though, this smile keels me… it’s sure not a VIP smile… it looks to be a 100% fanboy smile ๐Ÿ™‚ ๐Ÿ™‚ ๐Ÿ™‚

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Great to see him in his element, having fun with like-minded peeps…..

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Am I wrong to hope he’s doing some singing there and we will get some vids or at least clips?? A full set of Disney songs that we know he loves and can sing the heck out of??

I know. I know. We’re getting another EP in a few weeks and (hopefully) some tour dates, so I will refrain from my first impulse (of pure greed ๐Ÿ™‚ ) and keep expectations low, as per usual. It’s sure worked out well so far, I must say. #blessed

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More pics from lovely fans who appreciate the wonder of The Archuleta:

Oh Hi David! Such a nice and warm person. It was lovely meeting you โค๏ธ #davidarchuleta @davidarchie

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ROFLOLOLOL

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How about you guys?? What do you think a David signature scent would smell like?

A) Fresh tortillas with a top note of cilantro

B) The sun-kissed hide of a grazing unicorn

C) The warm cotton crease inside a rolled-up T-shirt sleeve

D) A lion’s mane freshly washed in Head & Shoulders

E) A baby’s forehead sprinkled with Fiji water

F) The inside of a snap-back cap

G) Other… please share

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Your eyes don’t lie

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Will just leave this here for youze guyz.

I love the confident, direct, “knowing” expression on his face with just the hint of a dimple.

As if to say, “I know who I am. I know where I’m going. I know I look dang good.”

“Rain on my shows, take away my sugar, delay my flights… nothin’s gonna keep me down … especially if there’s free food involved.”

No idea who the photographer is or why the picture was taken, but I’d bet my entire collection of David key chains that if this gaze was on an album cover, no one could resist buying it.

Amirite??

(Photo retouching courtesy of the wondrous Shanelle via the lovely & amazing Abrra. Original here.)

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Ode to airport delays!!!

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Sorry not sorry David was stuck & bored in the airport ๐Ÿ™‚ ๐Ÿ™‚ ๐Ÿ™‚ … so glad he took some time to himself but we missed ya, bud!

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Fun fact: Canadian artist Buffy Sainte-Marie co-wrote “Up Where We Belong” … just sayin’ … now I need to rewatch An Officer and a Gentleman *sigh*

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#Moana ๐Ÿ™‚

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So bored, he even took to Twitter… BOOYAH!!!

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AND THE BESTEST TWEET OF ALL!!!!!

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My actual reaction…

… to realizing Crush came out 9… NINE! … years ago.

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… to realizing this was the cover for the single:

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… to noticing how many versions of Crush I have on my iPod

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… to counting up how many times I gifted the single

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… to realizing that the lovely & amazing Refnaf & Janey & a bunch of other fortunate ones got to witness this first-ever live performance of Crush.

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I think my favourite Crush performance was this acoustic one… love love LOVE the ending!

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So how about you guys?? What’s your fave Crush performance?

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Awesome avec sauce

I forgot how amazing these VIP perfs are… bless you, Miss Shell, for capturing them!

Unplugged versions

makes me a little sad he refers to having to make TOSOD as a “setback” ROFLOL

Plugged in

With the full band (where you can see his superhero shield ๐Ÿ™‚ ย … and learn the backstory to Who I Am … omigosh the ending, he needs to add this into his show!
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The ending there too… wow, just wow!

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I am a 100% fan of unplugged but I honestly love both versions of both.

How about you guys??

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Proof positive…

…that David is Clark Kent:

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Bless David …

…for going out to eat so often that we get lots of cool pics of the true heroes of our society… anyone who makes and brings us food!

David Archuletta came in today & he was super nice!

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When David Archuleta walks into your work๐Ÿ˜˜

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… for his true rock-stah self… who else votes for him ALWAYS having a sax in the band? (a saxophone… check yo’self!) *raises three hands*
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…for introducing “gnar gnar” to my vocab vocab

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… for this:

…and this:

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…and this:

But bless him most of all for always, always, always leaving us wanting MOAR!!!!
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apologize for my lame vids… not the calibre of The Shellster or Magnificent Muldur but still ๐Ÿ˜

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