Snider assembles new band to hit road
Wednesday, June 12, 2019
– Todd Snider assembled a new band to hit the road in September to play a few select shows on the continuation of his 'Cash Cabin Session' album tour.
Snider will gather together with Hard Working Americans' band mates Neal Casal, Jesse Aycock and Chad Staehly as well as welcome into the fold Nashville drummer Ken Coomer (Uncle Tupelo/Wilco). At the headlining shows in St. Louis and Memphis, Snider will perform one solo set and then play a full set with the new band.
Tour dates are:
June 13 -- Syracuse, NY -- Westcott Theater
June 14 -- Holyoke, MA -- Gateway City Arts
June15 -- Fairfield, CT -- StageOne at FTC
June16 -- Wilmington, DE -- The Queen
June18 -- Norfolk, VA -- The Norva
June 20 -- Charlotte, NC -- Neighborhood Theatre
June 21 -- Atlanta, GA -- Variety Playhouse
June 22 -- Chattanooga, TN -- Robert Kirk Walker Theatre
June 23 -- Knoxville, TN -- Bijou Theatre
July 18 -- Elkin, NC -- Reeves Theater
July 29 -- Greenville, NC -- State Theatre
July 20 -- Baltimore, MD -- Soundstage
July 21 -- Trumansburg, NY -- Trumansburg Finger Lakes Grassroots Festival
July 24 -- Hudson, NY -- Helsinki Club
July 25 -- Portland, ME -- Port City Music Hall
July 26 -- Newport, RI -- Newport Folk Festival
July 27 -- Sellersville, PA -- Sellersville Theater 1894
Aug. 9 -- Iowa City, IA -- Englert Civic Theatre
Aug. 10 -- Hillsboro, WI -- People Fest
Aug. 11 -- Kalamazoo, MI -- Bell's Eccentric Cafe
Sept. 19 -- St. Louis, MO -- The Grandel
Sept. 20 --Tahlequah, OK -- Medicine Stone
Sept. 21 -- Memphis, TN -- The Crosstown Theatre
Sept. 28 -- Bogalusa, LA -- Bogalusa Blues & Heritage Festival
Oct. 25 -- Livermore, CA -- Bankhead Theater at Livermore PAC
More news for Todd Snider
CD reviews for Todd Snider
There's a lot to be said for the old adage that you're known by the company you keep. So to all who think of Todd Snider as a snarky burnout with one minor '90s hit, take note of the guy's friends: Jerry Jeff Walker, John Prine, Loretta Lynn, Jason Isbell and so on. When people of a certain stature vouch for somebody, it matters. And if you study Snider's catalog from his start in 1994, you hear patterns emerge - razor-sharp wit and an x-ray vision to see through American ...
For Todd Snider, Jerry Jeff Walker looms larger than a mere musical hero. When Snider first relocated to Austin in the early '90s, Walker was the first singer/songwriter that Snider witnessed in the city's club scene, showing Snider by example he didn't necessarily require a band to achieve his musical goals. Somewhere along the line, Snider even camped out on Walker's sofa for a few months. Given their longstanding professional and personal connection, there can be little ...
"Some of this trouble just finds me," sings journeyman folk singer/troubadour Todd Snider on Greencastle Blues, the opening track of this career-spanning live collection, and that about sums up the kind of things that either happened directly to him or the characters that populate his songs, a distinction that's blurred more often than not.
There's a full band backing Snider throughout, which adds some heft musically but it's mostly unnecessary as the focus is more on ...