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Cory Wong Teams Up With Big Wild For All-New “Crisis” Collab

GRAMMY® Award-nominated songwriter, producer and guitarist extraordinaire Cory Wong has teamed up with Portland, OR-based electronic music artist Big Wild for an all-new collaboration. “Crisis (Feat. Big Wild)” is out today on all DSPs and streaming services.

An official live performance video – originally featured earlier this week in the second-season premiere of Wong’s inventive online musical variety series Cory and the Wongnotes – is now streaming on YouTube.

“Crisis (Feat. Big Wild)” marks the release of the final track from Wong’s highly anticipated new album, POWER STATION, which arrives Friday, April 29; pre-saves are available now. The album – which sees featured appearances from many of its guests Cory and the Wongnotes – includes the lead single, “Power Station”, available on all DSPs and streaming services; an official music video is currently streaming on YouTube.

Created and hosted by the inexhaustible Wong, Cory and the Wongnotes began its second season earlier this week with IMITATION (Feat. Big Wild), streaming now via the Minneapolis, MN-based artist’s hugely popular YouTube channel. New episodes featuring live performances, original comedy skits, special guests, interviews and more will debut every Tuesday.

A perfect reflection of Wong’s outsized vision and unstoppable passion for music, comedy, performance and conversation, the new season of Cory and the Wongnotes will include extended episodes featuring long-form interviews, new sketches and unprecedented collaborations with musical guests including Chromeo, Billy Strings, Victor Wooten, Bela Fleck, Lindsay Ell, Mark Lettieri, Sierra Hull, Larry Carlton, Joey Dosik and Nate Smith.

Recently named by none other than Steve Vai in Guitar World as one of “5 Contemporary Guitarists Taking the Instrument to the Next Level”, Wong currently travels the world performing a diverse range of live dates, including broadcasts Sold out headlights. , festival backdrops and much more. North American dates begin April 29 with two very special late night sets at New Orleans, LA’s Republic NOLA as part of the 9th Annual Nolafunk Series during Jazz Fest. Additional dates will be announced. For more details and remaining ticket availability, please see here.

Watch the new performance here:

Cory Wong Tour Dates

APRIL
29 – New Orleans, LA – Republic NOLA (9th Annual Nolafunk Series during Jazz Fest – 2 sets)

MAY
7 – Minneapolis, MN – Symphony Ball 2022 Concert and Party: Brilliance †
28 – Chillicothe, IL – Summer Camp Music Festival*
29 – Petoskey, MI – Great Lakes Arts Center

JUNE
3 – Lorton, Virginia – Workhouse Arts Center
4 – Oak Hill, WV – Mountain Music Festival*
5 – Lexington, KY – The Bramble
24 – Rothbury, MI – Electric Forest Festival*
25 – Los Angeles, CA – Hollywood Bowl Jazz Fest*

JULY
1 – Toronto, ON – Danforth Music Hall
4 – Morrison, CO – Red Rocks Amphitheater **
10 – Rotterdam, Netherlands – North Sea Jazz Festival*‡
11 – Vienne, FR – Jazz in Vienna 2022 ^ ‡
12 – Madrid, ES – Noches del Botánico*‡
13 – Umbria, IT – Umbria Jazz*‡
16 – Pori, FI – Pori Jazz 2022*‡
19 – Molde, N.W. – Moldejazz*‡
28 – Darrington, WA – Summer Fusion*
30 – Newport, RI – Newport Jazz*

AUGUST
11 – Telluride, CO – Telluride Jazz Festival*
12 – Telluride, CO – Telluride Jazz Festival*
18 – Phoenix, AZ – Arizona Federal Theater #
27 – Bridgeview, IL – Sacred Rose*

SEPTEMBER
18 – Paso Robles, CA – Whale Rock Music & Arts Festival*

* Festival show
† Special guest performer with the Minnesota Orchestra
^ with George Benson
‡ Joined by special guest Dave Koz
# w/Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats
** with Blues Traveler