Monday, August 25, 2008
– Patty Loveless announced her first tour in three years today in support of her forthcoming covers disc, "Sleepless Nights," out in September.
Loveless will kick off her tour on Sept. 26 at the State Theatre in State College, Pa. "I'm excited to get back out there and see some familiar faces as well as meet some new ones," said Loveless. "We'll perform classics from the new CD as well as many of my own hits from past albums. Performing live is one of my favorite things and I'm thrilled to get back out there."
With her first release since 2005, Loveless is back with her 19th CD on a new label, Saguaro Road Records, formed in June 2008 by Direct Holdings Americas Inc. Produced with her husband and musical soul mate, Emory Gordy Jr., and backed by A-list session players, including Harold Bradley, John Hobbs, Hargus "Pig" Robbins, Harry Stinson, Steve Gibson and Biff Watson, with background vocals by Vince Gill, "Sleepless Nights" features 14 songs.
Loveless' band includes guitarist Tom Britt, steel guitarist Pete Finney, bassist Jimmy Johnson, guitarist Gary Murray, drummer Martin Parker, fiddlest Deanie Richardson and acoustic guitarist and vocalist Marcia Ramirez.
Tour dates are:
Sept. 26 State College, PA State Theatre
Sept. 27 Nichols, NY Tioga Downs
Sept. 28 Lancaster, PA American Music Theatre
Oct. 1-2 Alexandria, VA Birchmere
Oct. 10 Greensboro, NC Carolina Theatre
Oct. 12 Charleston, WV Mountain Stage & Cultural Center Theater
Oct. 17 Sellersville, PA Sellersville Theatre 1894
Oct. 18 Morristown, NJ The Community Theatre at Mayo Center for the Performing Arts
Oct. 24 Augusta, GA Imperial Theatre
Oct. 25 Newberry, SC Mayberry Opera House
Nov. 2 Prestonsburg, KY Mountain Arts Center
Nov. 8 Annapolis, MD Rams Head on Stage