Trampled By Turtles
Taft Theatre, 317 E 5th St, Cincinnati, OH
7:30pm show, Buy Tickets
Celebrated Minnesota sextet Trampled By Turtles will perform at Taft Theatre on September 23 in support of their long-awaited new album Life Is Good On The Open Road. After an indefinite hiatus, the group returns with their first new album in four years, consisting of 12 new songs that feature Trampled By Turtles’ signature blend of rock, folk, punk, country and their brand of progressive bluegrass. For some great insight into the band’s journey and decision to come back together, watch the Associated Press video interview and read The Bluegrass Situation Cover Story.
Life Is Good On The Open Road is the welcome return that the group’s legions of passionate fans have been waiting for. Led by the songwriting of lead singer Dave Simonett, the new songs touch on key elements from the entire spectrum of Trampled By Turtles body of work, while creating something that sounds fresh and invigorated. Simonett, and bandmates Erik Berry, Ryan Young, Dave Carroll, Tim Saxhaug and Eamonn McLain reunited at a cabin in the Minnesota woods to see if the special chemistry they once shared still existed. It did not take long for the magic to reveal itself with a renewed sense of purpose and the result shines brightly on Life Is Good On The Open Road. The press seem to agree, with positive coverage from Billboard, Rolling Stone Country, Garden & Gun, No Depression and many more.
After 15 years of recording, captivating high-energy live shows and Simonett’s writing, Trampled By Turtles have built a large and loyal fanbase that packs venues from coast to coast. The band’s current tour finds them playing multiple nights in theaters all over, including sold out performances in Seattle, Washington D.C., Chicago and Nashville. Trampled By Turtles recently returned to their hometown of Duluth for a record-breaking sold out show at Bayfront Festival Park with more than 10,000 people in attendance. View a clip of the band’s upcoming Relix Session to see for yourself why their live show continues to impress existing fans while adding new ones along the way.