Eric Church to launch tour in support of "Carolina"
Tuesday, January 13, 2009
– Eric Church announced Tuesday he will launch a tour in support of his sophomore release, "Carolina," dropping March 24 on Capitol Nashville.
Jay Joyce-who also produced Church's debut-produced Carolina and Church wrote or co-wrote each of the album's 13 tracks. Church's debut, "Sinners Like Me," yielded 3t op 20 singles.
Church says of Carolina, "Sinners Like Me changed my life. But you can't make the same record again. I wanted Carolina to go to some different places. The first album was more aggressive and moody. This one is more diverse, more musical and a little brighter. I hope people can at least hear that we're still taking chances."
Church will embark on "The Young & Wild Tour" this spring. Tour dates are:
March 12 Woody's Evansville, IN
March 13 The Intersection Grand Rapids, MI
March 14 Clutch Cargo's Detroit
March 18 Mr. Small's Theatre Pittsburgh
March 19 BB Kings New York
March 20 Showcase Live Foxboro, MA
March 21 Prospectors Steakhouse & Saloon Mt. Laurel, NJ
March 22 Crocodile Rock Allentown, PA
March 25 Cannery Ballroom Nashville
March 26 Lincoln Theatre Raleigh, NC
March 27 The Orange Peel Asheville, NC
March 28 Wild Bill's Atlanta
March 31 Rick's Cafe Starksville, MS
April 1 Lyric Theatre Oxford, MS
April 2 Minglewood Hall Memphis
April 8 Jupiter Bar and Grill Tuscaloosa, AL
April 9 The Bluebird Nightclub Bloomington, Ind.
April 10 Joe's Sports Bar Chicago
April 11 The Cabooze Minneapolis
April 15 The Valarium Knoxville, TN
April 16 State Theatre Falls Church, VA
April 17 Coyote Joe's Charlotte, NC
April 18 Blind Horse Saloon Greenville, SC
April 22 George's Majestic Lounge Fayetteville, AR
April 23 Stubb's Jr. Austin, TX
April 24 Billy Bob's Ft. Worth, TX
April 25 Firehouse Saloon Houston
April 29 Canopy Club Urbana, IL
April 30 Barrymore Theatre Madison, WI
May 1 8 Seconds Indianapolis, IN
May 2 Neon Armadillo Ft. Wayne, IN
May 7 Voodoo Lounge Kansas City, MO
May 8 Grizzly Rose Denver
May 9 Cowboy's Colorado Springs, CO
May 14 The Round Up Davie, FL
May 15 Dallas Bull Tampa, FL
May 16 The County Line Melbourne, FL
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