Noah Kahan Returns With “False Confidence” + Fall 2018 Tour

Global singer/songwriter sensation Noah Kahan unveils his latest single, “False Confidence,”—listen and share HERE. “False Confidence” sets the stage for further music to be released by Kahan this fall.

Noah Kahan’s first-ever North American, European and UK headlining tour kicks off next month on October 3rd in Atlanta at Vinyl. Shows are quickly selling out, including dates in New York, Los Angeles, Boston, Chicago, San Francisco, Washington, DC, Toronto, Denver and more. See the full list of tour dates below. Tickets are available now at

Of his new single, Noah explains, “‘False Confidence’ is a song I wrote when I felt like I was trying too hard to be what I thought an artist should be, instead of who I was. I felt like I was losing my identity in trying to reach for some unattainable picture of a successful person; confident, polished, secure. I wrote ‘False Confidence’ to remember not to take myself so seriously.”

“False Confidence” arrives hot on the heels of his 2018 global smash, “Hurt Somebody” feat. Grammy-nominated Julia Michaels.

Growing up in Strafford, VT (pop. 1045), small town wonderment led Noah to explore songwriting early on, emulating musical influences like Paul Simon, Ben Howard and The Lumineers. Kahan writes with thought-provoking realism about self-doubt and fear, while highlighting the intricacies of relationships with an unpolished sincerity. That approach, along with his head-turning vocals, has brought Kahan a long way from Strafford in a very short amount of time. As a senior in high school, Noah’s songwriting attracted the attention of world-class songwriters Dan Wilson (Adele), Scott Harris (Shawn Mendes), Chris DeStefano (Carrie Underwood), among others. Word spread quickly within the songwriting community, and it wasn’t long after graduating high school that Kahan decided to defer his college acceptance to pursue a career in music, eventually straying from the 133-acre tree farm he grew up on to work with Lorde & Khalid’s producer Joel Little. The two recorded six songs together, including Noah’s debut single, “Young Blood,” which entered Spotify’s US Viral Chart at #5 and has cracked over 20 million streams to date.

Noah followed this with his global smash, “Hurt Somebody” feat. Grammy-nominated Julia Michaels. Available on his 2018 debut EP, Hurt Somebody, the song charted at #1 on Australian national radio for three weeks, while also charting in the Top 40 at Hot AC stateside. “Hurt Somebody”’s total streams are over the 120 million-mark, and it is certified double platinum in Australia and gold in Canada, Sweden, Norway, Netherlands, Switzerland and New Zealand. Kahan made his late-night U.S. television debut performing “Hurt Somebody” on Late Night With Stephen Colbert earlier this year. As “Hurt Somebody” became an international hit, Kahan sold out venues on a headlining tour across the UK, Europe and Australia, as well as supported George Ezra and LP on their spring North American tours. Noah returns with “False Confidence” as he gears up to release more new music this fall.


October 3 Atlanta, GA Vinyl^
October 4 Nashville, TN The High Watt
October 8 Vienna, VA Jammin Java*^
October 9 Philadelphia, PA The Foundry^
October 10 New York, NY Bowery Ballroom*^
October 12 Boston, MA Brighton Music Hall*^
October 13 Burlington, VT Higher Ground Ballroom**^
October 14 Montreal, QC Café Campus**^
October 16 Toronto, ON Adelaide Hall*^
October 18 Indianapolis, IN HiFi Bar^
October 19 Chicago, IL Schubas Tavern*^
October 20 Minneapolis, MN 7th Street Entry^
October 22 Denver, CO Larimer Lounge*^
October 23 Salt Lake City, UT The State Room^
October 25 San Francisco, CA Rickshaw Stop*^
October 26 Los Angeles, CA The Troubadour*^
October 27 San Diego, CA The Irenic^
November 1 Houston, TX White Oak Music Hall (Upstairs)
November 2 Dallas, TX Club Dada
November 3 Austin, TX The Parish
November 6 Stockholm, Sweden Nalen Klubb
November 7 Oslo, Norway Ingensteds
November 9 Berlin, Germany Lido
November 10 Cologne, Germany MTC
November 11 Hamburg, Germany Molotow
November 13 Amsterdam, Netherlands Paradiso Noord
November 14 Brussels, Belgium AB Club
November 15 Paris, France Le Nouveau Casino
November 17 Birmingham, UK Institute 3
November 18 Glasgow, UK King Tuts
November 19 Manchester, UK Ruby Lounge
November 20 London, UK The Garage
* = Sold Out
** = Venue Upgraded
^ = with Dean Lewis as support

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