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STURGILL SIMPSON CONFIRMS 2017 TOUR DATES

Sturgill Simpson will embark on a series of tour dates later this year, including stops at New York’s Radio City Music Hall, Colorado’s Red Rocks Amphitheatre and L.A.’s Greek Theatre as well as previously announced headline slots at Louisville’s Forecastle Festival July 14-16 and Birmingham’s Sloss Music & Arts Festival July 15-16.

The performances will feature material from throughout Simpson’s catalog and is his way of thanking fans—both old and new—for a series of unprecedented years. See below for complete details. Tickets for the newly announced shows go on-sale next Thursday, February 16.

The 2017 tour celebrates a series of breakthrough years for the acclaimed singer, songwriter and performer who is nominated for Album of the Year and Best Country Album at this weekend’s 59th Annual Grammy Awards for his acclaimed new album, A Sailor’s Guide To Earth. Simpson is also confirmed to perform on the live awards show, which will broadcast on CBS from L.A.’s Staples Center this Sunday, February 12 at 8/7c with host James Corden

Out now on Atlantic Records (purchase here), A Sailor’s Guide To Earth continues to receive overwhelming critical acclaim with recent “Best of 2016” coverage running at The New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, NPR Music, Rolling Stone, Stereogum, Pitchfork, Salon, Billboard, The Atlantic, Paste, SPIN, American Songwriter among many others. Moreover, since the album’s release, Simpson has performed on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert,” “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah,” “Conan,” “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon,” “Late Night with Seth Meyers,” “Charlie Rose” and, most recently, the 2017 debut episode of “Saturday Night Live.”

STURGILL SIMPSON 2017 TOUR DATES

March 4—Okeechobee, FL—Okeechobee Music & Arts Festival

May 6—Orange Beach, AL—The Wharf Amphitheater

July 7—Charlotte, NC—Charlotte Metro Credit Union Amphitheatre

July 8—Cary, NC—Koka Booth Amphitheatre

July 14—Atlanta, GA—Fox Theatre

July 15—Louisville, KY—Forecastle Festival

July 16—Birmingham, AL—Sloss Music & Arts Festival

July 30—Niigata, Japan—Fuji Rock Festival

September 7—Sugar Land, TX—Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land

September 8—Grand Prairie, TX—Verizon Theatre

September 9—Austin, TX—Austin360 Amphitheater

September 14—New York, NY—Radio City Music Hall

September 15—Columbia, MD—Merriweather Post Pavilion

September 16—Boston, MA—Blue Hills Bank Pavilion

September 19—Detroit, MI—Fox Theatre

September 21—St. Louis, MO—Fox Theatre

September 22—Chicago, IL—Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island

September 25—Morrison, CO—Red Rocks Amphitheatre

September 29—Portland, OR—Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall

September 30—Redmond, WA—Marymoor Amphitheater

October 6—Los Angeles, CA—Greek Theatre

About RJ Frometa

Head Honcho, Editor in Chief and writer here on VENTS. I don't like walking on the beach, but I love playing the guitar and geeking out about music. I am also a movie maniac and 6 hours sleeper.

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