Josh Abbott Band announces tour
Thursday, June 1, 2017
– Josh Abbott Band will launch a North American summer and fall headline tour, kicking off in August.
The "Until MY Voice Goes Out Tour" will run through November with stops in Austin, Nashville, Las Vegas and New York. Josh Abbott Band will also release its new album, "Until My Voice Goes Out," later this summer to coincide with the tour. No release date was announced.
Josh Abbott Band had been on tour with the Randy Rogers Band during the winter, but pulled out following the death of Abbott's father.
The band's last album, "Front Row Seat," chronicled the break-up of Abbott's marriage and gained the group more acclaim.
Josh Abbott Band consists of Abbott (vocals, guitar), Preston Wait (fiddle, electric guitar), Edward Villanueva (drums), James Hertless (bass), Caleb Keeter (electric guitar) and Austin Davis (banjo).
Tour dates are:
Aug. 19 - Odessa, TX - Dos Amigos
Aug. 25 - Oklahoma City, OK - The Criterion
Aug. 26 - Austin, TX - Nutty Brown Amphitheater
Aug. 31 - San Angelo, TX - LeGrand Alumni Center
Sept. 2 - Brady, TX - Richards Park
Sept. 9 - Lubbock, TX - Lonestar Amphitheater
Sept. 22 - Denver, CO - Levitt Pavilion
Sept. 23 - Wichita, KS - The Cotillion Ballroom
Sept. 28 - Anaheim, CA - House of Blues
Sept. 29 - San Diego, CA - House of Blues
Oct. 1 - Las Vegas, NV - Route 91 Harvest Country Festival
Oct. 7 - Waco, TX - Extraco Coliseum
Oct. 20 - Tulsa, OK - Cain's Ballroom
Nov. 2 - Oxford, MS - The Lyric Oxford
Nov. 3 - Nashville, TN - Marathon Music Works
Nov. 4 - Columbia, MO - Hearnes Center
Nov. 8 - Washington, D.C. - 9:30 Club
Nov. 9 - New York, NY - Irving Plaza
Nov. 16 - Columbus, OH - The Bluestone
Nov. 18 - Rosemont, IL - Joe's Live
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