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Fri May 9, 2014 at 8:00 PM
LIFC Tour · Magic Stick, Detroit MI
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Thu Jun 12, 2014 at 8:00 PM
LIFC Tour · The Chop Shop, Charlotte NC
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Fri Jun 13, 2014 at 9:00 PM
LIFC Tour · Terminal West, Atlanta GA
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Sat Jun 14, 2014 at 7:00 PM
LIFC Tour · The WorkPlay Theatre, Birmingham AL
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Mon Jun 16, 2014 at 7:00 PM
LIFC Tour · 12th & Porter, Nashville TN
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Wed Jun 18, 2014 at 8:00 PM
LIFC Tour · Hi-Tone, Memphis TN
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Fri Jun 20, 2014 at 8:00 PM
LIFC Tour · Plush, St. Louis
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Sat Jun 21, 2014 at 8:00 PM
LIFC Tour · The Riot Room, Kansas City MO
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Mon Jun 23, 2014 at 8:00 PM
LIFC Tour · Cernvates' Masterpiece, Denver CO
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Wed Jun 25, 2014 at 9:00 PM
LIFC Tour · The North Door, Austin TX
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Thu Jun 26, 2014 at 8:00 PM
LIFC Tour · The Prophet Bar, Dallas TX
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Fri Jun 27, 2014 at 8:00 PM
LIFC Tour · Fitzgerald's (Upstairs), Houston TX
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Sun Jun 29, 2014 at 8:00 PM
LIFC Tour · Tipitina's, New Orleans LA
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Fri Jul 11, 2014 at 8:00 PM
LIFC Tour · El Rey Theatre, Los Angeles CA
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Sat Jul 12, 2014 at 9:00 PM
LIFC Tour · Monarch Theatre, Phoenix AZ
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Tue Jul 15, 2014 at 8:00 PM
LIFC Tour · Fulton 55, Fresno CA
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Thu Jul 17, 2014 at 7:00 PM
LIFC Tour · The Assembly , Sacramento CA
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Fri Jul 18, 2014 at 8:00 PM
LIFC Tour · Great American Music Hall, San Francisco CA
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Sat Jul 19, 2014 at 8:00 PM
LIFC Tour · The New Parish, Oakland CA
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Wed Sep 24, 2014 at 7:00 PM
LIFC Tour · Jazz Cafe, London UK
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Thu Sep 25, 2014 at 7:00 PM
LIFC Tour · Hare & Hounds, Birmingham UK
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Fri Sep 26, 2014 at 7:00 PM
LIFC Tour · Jazz Cafe, London UK
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Nicolay

Overview
Grammy-nominated music producer/performer Nicolay was born and raised in The Netherlands (Europe). He played various instruments in various bands and got a formal music education before focussing on the production side of the music making process.

Around 2002, Nicolay met rapper/singer-songwriter Phonte (of Little Brother) on the Okayplayer message boards. They struck up a partnership under the name The Foreign Exchange and released their critically acclaimed debut album Connected, which was completed solely through the use of the internet, in 2004. The success of Connected enabled Nicolay to move to the United States and further pursue his career in music. The Foreign Exchange's sophomore album, Leave It All Behind (2008), was even more succesful, culminating in the Grammy nomination for the album's first single, "Daykeeper".

Discography
+ Shibuya Session EP (with The Hot At Nights) (2011)
+ Dear Friends: An Evening With The Foreign Exchange (The Foreign Exchange) (2011)
+ Authenticity (The Foreign Exchange) (2010)
+ City Lights Vol. 2: Shibuya (2009)
+ Leave It All Behind (The Foreign Exchange) (2008)
+ Time:Line (Nicolay & Kay) (2008)
+ Here (2006)
+ The Dutch Masters Vol. 1 (2005)
+ City Lights Vol. 1.5 (2005)
+ Connected (The Foreign Exchange) (2004)

News Feed
+ The Foreign Exchange at Hare & Hounds, Birmingham UK | Sept 25, 2014
+ The Foreign Exchange at The Assembly, Sacramento CA | Jul 17 2014
+ The Foreign Exchange at Fulton 55, Fresno CA | Jul 15 2014
+ The Foreign Exchange at Monarch Theatre, Phoenix AZ | Jul 12 2014
+ The Foreign Exchange at Great American Music Hall, San Francisco CA | Jul 18, 2014

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