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Saturday, August 29 @ TBA
Old Mill Campground, 7249 First St, Friendship, IN, 513-787-1232
Tickets: $70-75 ADV, $80 DOS
Charlie is part of the Duluth, MN, music scene (Alan Sparhawk and Low, Trampled by Turtles) but he made the album in the South this time, traveling to rural North Carolina to record with fellow musician Phil Cook (Megafaun, Hiss Golden Messenger). He joined Cook and a cast of local players, setting up in an old outbuilding on the “Down Yonder Farm” outside HIllsborough, NC. As well as being the first album Charlie has recorded outside of his native Minnesota Stumpjumper is his first to feature a full band.
Willie Watson is excited to announce additional U.S. tour dates this fall. Willie will be touring across the eastern US, including shows at New York City’s Rockwood Music Hall 3 (Sept 26 and 27) and Philadelphia’s Boot & Saddle (Sept 29). For the full itinerary, please see below.
To get a taste for what to expect on the upcoming tour, listen and watch this FrontRow video of Willie performing “Mexican Cowboy,” which Amazon just premiered this morning:
Willie spent the final weeks of 2014 touring with Shovels & Rope, following his tour with acoustic-supergroup Dave Rawlings Machine, called “one of the hottest string bands on the planet.” Read more