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Ryan Adams extends tour behind record sales

Thursday, July 5, 2007 – With record personal sales behind his new disc, Ryan Adams is extening his tour, according to his publicist.

"Easy Tiger" debuted 7th on SoundScan's Top 200 Current Albums chart with more than 61,000 sales in its first week. This is Adams' largest single week sales figure, and highest chart position, to date.

Tour dates are:
July 10 - Charlottesville VA - Paramount Theatre (SOLD OUT)
July 11 - Louisville KY - Brown Theater
July 12 - Germantown TN - Germantown Performing Arts Ctr (SOLD OUT)
July 14 - Austin TX - Paramount Theatre (SOLD OUT)
July 19 - Los Angeles CA - Wilshire Theater (SOLD OUT)
July 21 - Santa Cruz CA - Catalyst
July 23 - San Francisco CA - Herbst Theater (SOLD OUT)
July 24 - Berkeley CA - Berkeley Community Theater
July 26 - Portland OR - Aladdin Theater (SOLD OUT)
July 27 - Seattle WA - Moore Theater (SOLD OUT)
July 28 - Vancouver BC - Orpheum Theater
July 30 - Boise ID - Big Easy
July 31 - Salt Lake City UT - Red Butte Garden
Aug. 2 - Boulder CO - Fox Theater (AAA Convention)
Aug. 3 - Morrison CO - Red Rocks
Sept. 1 - Turin NY - moe.down

Adams is touring with his backing band, The Cardinals, who consist of The Cardinals are: Neal Casal - guitar, Brad Pemberton - drums, Chris Feinstein - bass, Jon Graboff - pedal steel and Jamie Candiloro - piano.

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Easy Tiger CD review - Easy Tiger
Ryan Adams is a freak. Every other week - it seems - there's a new Adams release, and each is different from the one before. This shows he is also getting good at making stylistic wardrobe changes, too. "Tears Of Gold" is pedal steel country, while "Pearls On A String" rolls bluegrass-y with its prominent banjo. He can be vocally gravelly and world weary one moment, then suddenly switch to a Rufus Wainwright-like falsetto as he does on "Two Hearts. »»»
29 CD review - 29
Madness, sadness, love, crime, death, hope, drugs, booze and religion. Ryan Adams wrote the songs throughout his tumultuous and confusing twenties. It's a compelling confusion - full of complex stories and recurring themes that fit a cohesive concept. A track that would have fit Adams' 2005 albums recorded with the Cardinals, "Carolina Rain" is all pedal steel and Southern Gothic storytelling. But "29" is a solo effort, with producer Ethan Johns providing most of the »»»
Jacksonville City Nights CD review - Jacksonville City Nights
You'd think an artist as prolific as Ryan Adams has been in the last few years would find it difficult to stick to a certain kind of genre over the course of an album. And indeed, his sprawling major-label debut, "Gold," included everything from a Stones-y rave up to soulful ballads tinged with Van Morrison. After spelunking into 1990s style rock on "Rock n Roll" and dirgeful melodrama on "Love Is Hell," however, Adams is making some of the most focused - and best - music of his career. »»»
Editorial: Walking the talk – When names like Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Waylon and the Hag are invoked, you're talking hard core country. These are the touchstones of country , the guys who made country music what it was and still is (or maybe can be). When these folks would sing about being down-and-out and the rough-and-tumble, they knew of what they were singing about. Fast forward a few years to the country singers of today. »»»
Concert Review: With or without band, Isbell satisfies – Usually, when an artist performs without his regular backing band, it becomes about mathematics of subtraction. That artist is armed with far fewer artistic weapons at his/her disposal, after all. In Jason Isbell's case, though, when he performed with just his wife and fiddler Amanda Shires, it was more about substitution than subtraction.... »»»
Concert Review: Grammy nominations aside, Yola, Kiah are the real deal – Grammy nominations do not make the artist, but Yola and opener Amythyst Kiah underscored time and again on this night that the honors were well deserved. In fact, Yola and Kiah's other group, Our Native Daughters, are nominated in the same category - Best American Roots. Yola has three other nominations as well. The clear winners... »»»
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