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Childers announces nationwide tour

Monday, June 4, 2018 – Tyler Childers will embark on a nationwide tour this fall.

New tour dates were set from Oct. 10-Nov. 14. Stops include Brooklyn's Brooklyn Bowl, Philadelphia's Union Transfer, Washington D.C.'s 9:30 Club, San Francisco's The Fillmore and L.A.'s The Troubadour. Tickets go on-sale this Friday, June 8 at 10 a.m.

Tour dates are:
Oct. 10-Brooklyn, NY-Brooklyn Bowl
Oct. 12-Boston, MA-Royale
Oct. 13-Philadelphia, PA-Union Transfer
Oct. 15-Washington, DC-9:30 Club
Oct. 19-Toronto, Canada-Danforth Music Hall
Oct. 20-Detroit, MI-Majestic Theatre
Oct. 24-Madison, WI-Majestic Theatre
Oct. 26-Minneapolis, MN-Varsity Theater
Oct. 27-Iowa City, IA-The Blue Moose
Oct. 29-Billings, MT-Pub Station Ballroom
Oct. 30-Missoula, MT-Top Hat
Nov. 1-Vancouver, Canada-Imperial
Nov. 3-Seattle, WA-Neptune Theatre
Nov. 4-Boise, ID-Knitting Factory Concert House
Nov. 5-Portland, OR-Crystal Ballroom
Nov. 7-San Francisco, CA-The Fillmore
Nov. 8-West Hollywood, CA-Troubadour
Nov. 10-Denver, CO-Ogden Theatre
Nov. 14-St. Louis, MO-Delmar Hall

Childers released his debut album, "Purgatory," produced by Sturgill Simpson and David Ferguson, to much acclaim last year.

Of the album, the Lawrence Country, Ky. native said, "I am extremely grateful for Miles Miller introducing me to Sturgill Simpson and also for Sturgill and David Ferguson taking the time to work with me. I think we both wanted to make an album for east Ky., and I reckon that's what we did. It's not about rock, or grass, or country...it's just hollerin' in the mountains and stirring shit up. The band Sturgill and David put together was an all-star cast and an honor to work with and learn from. I hope to do it again, but once is more than most are blessed with. For that I am thankful."

Childers is nominated for "Emerging Artist of the Year" at the 2018 Americana Music Association Honors & Awards and also made his Grand Ole Opry debut earlier this spring.

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