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Childers announces '23 tour

Thursday, November 10, 2022 – Tyler Childers and The Food Stamps will return to the stage next year with the "Send in the Hounds Tour."

Kicking off
April 14 at New Orleans' The Fillmore, the nationwide run includes shows in New York, Boston, Philadelphia and Colorado's Red Rocks Amphitheatre.

Special guests on the tour include Charley Crockett, Drive-By Truckers, S.G. Goodman, Wayne Graham, Abby Hamilton, Elle King, Marcus King, John R. Miller, Miles Miller and Margo Price.

Childers released his triple album, "Can I Take My Hounds to Heaven?," earlier this fall via Hickman Holler Records/RCA Records. Produced by Childers and The Food Stamps and recorded in guitarist's James Barker's home studio, Dragline Studios, the record features eight songs presented in three distinct sonic perspectives—Hallelujah, Jubilee and Joyful Noise.

The Hallelujah version captures the group playing live in a single room, while the Jubilee version adds strings, horns and an array of instruments such as dulcimer, mbira and sitar. The Joyful Noise version consists of remixes created with DJ Charlie Brown Superstar (Brett Fuller) that include samples from sources such as "The Andy Griffith Show," theologist Thomas Merton and comedian Jerry Clower as well as church service excerpts pulled from the Kentucky Center for Traditional Music archives.

The Food Stamps are: Barker (pedal steel), Craig Burletic (bass), CJ Cain (guitar), Rodney Elkins (drums), Chase Lewis (keyboards) and Jesse Wells (guitar, fiddle).

Tour dates are:
Dec. 10—Asheville, NC—Harrah's Cherokee Center (SOLD OUT)
Feb. 9-10—London, UK—Islington Assembly Hall
April 14—New Orleans, LA—The Fillmore*
April 16—Georgetown, TX—Two Step Inn (SOLD OUT)
April 20—Irving, TX—The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory @
April 22—Rogers, AR—Walmart AMP !
April 24—Phoenix, AZ—Arizona Financial Theatre#
April 26—Santa Barbara, CA—Santa Barbara Bowl#
April 27—Berkeley, CA—The Greek Theatre at UC Berkeley#
April 30—Indio, CA—Stagecoach
June 6—Detroit, MI—Masonic Temple Theatre+
June 8—Chicago, IL—The Salt Shed^
June 9—Maryland Heights, MO—Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre St. Louis^
June 11—Cleveland, OH—Jacobs Pavilion+
June 14—Minneapolis, MN—The Armory~
June 15—Kansas City, MO—Starlight Theatre~
Aug. 2-3—New York, NY—Radio City Music Hall x
Aug. 5—Boston, MA—Leader Bank Pavilion
Aug. 6—Portland, ME—Thompson's Point**
Aug. 10—Philadelphia, PA—The Met
Aug. 11—Columbia, MD—Merriweather Post Pavilion %
Aug. 13—Raleigh, NC—The Red Hat Amphitheater !
Aug. 15-16—Charlotte, NC—Charlotte Metro Credit Union Amphitheatre##
Aug. 18-19—Wilmington, NC—Live Oak Bank Pavilion at Riverfront Park )
Sept. 27-28—Morrison, CO—Red Rocks Amphitheatre &

* with special guest Wayne Graham
@ with special guests John R. Miller and Wayne Graham
! with special guests Charley Crockett and Wayne Graham
# with special guest Charley Crockett
+ with special guest Miles Miller
^ with special guests Marcus King and Miles Miller
~ with special guest Marcus King
x with special guest Elle King
** with special guest Margo Price
% with special guests Drive-By Truckers and Abby Hamilton
## with special guest S.G. Goodman
) with special guests S.G. Goodman and Abby Hamilton
& with special guests S.G. Goodman and Wayne Graham

Tickets go on sale for all dates except Dec. 10 and
April 30, 2023 on Nov. 18 at 9 a.m. local time.

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