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 this Thursday, February 16th….
The 2017 tour celebrates a series of breakthrough years for the acclaimed singer, songwriter and performer who was nominated for Album of the Year and Best Country Album this weekend at the 59th Annual Grammy Awards for his acclaimed new album, “A Sailor’s Guide To Earth”.
Simpson also performed on the live awards show, which was aired on CBS from L.A.’s Staples Center Sunday, February 12th with host James Corden.
Out now on Atlantic Records (available for 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