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Simpson extends tour

Thursday, August 21, 2014 – Sturgill Simpson will continue his extensive worldwide tour this fall in support of his acclaimed sophomore album, "Metamodern Sounds In Country Music."

The tour includes a sold-out headlining show at The Troubadour in Los Angeles as well as club dates throughout the Southeast, Southwest, Pacific Northwest and Midwest. Simpson will support Zac Brown Band, Jason Isbell and Drive By Truckers.

Simpson and his band - bassist Kevin Black, guitarist Laur Joamets and drummer Miles Miller - will perform on "Conan" on Sept. 10.

Produced once again by Dave Cobb (Jason Isbell, Lindi Ortega, Jamey Johnson), 'Metamodern Sounds In Country Music" was recorded live-to-tape at Nashville's LCS studio over 4 days in late 2013. Simpson's portrait on the album cover was designed by friend and painter Jason Seiler, who is perhaps best known for illustrating Pope Francis for TIME Magazine's 2013 "Person of the Year" issue.

Tour dates are:
Aug. 21-22 Toronto, ON Molson Canadian Amphitheatre*
Aug. 23 Darien Center, NY Darien Lake Performing Arts Center*
Aug. 24 Saratoga Springs, NY Saratoga Performing Arts Center*
Aug. 27 Northampton, MA Iron Horse Music Hall
Aug. 28 Boston, MA Brighton Music Hall
Aug. 29 Bethel, NY Bethel Woods Center for the Arts*
Aug. 30 Wantagh, NY Nikon at Jones Beach Theater*
Aug. 31 Hersey, PA Hershey Park Stadium*
Sept. 5-6 Greenwood Village, CO Fiddler's Green Amphitheater*
Sept. 11 Los Angeles, CA The Troubadour (SOLD OUT)
Sept. 13 Naches, WA Chinook Festival
Sept. 17 Nashville, TN City Winery
Sept. 19-20 Bristol, TN Bristol Rhythm and Roots Festival
Sept. 24 Oslo, Norway Pokalen Pub
Sept. 25 Bergen, Norway Madam Felle
Sept. 26 Stockholm, Sweden Bryggarsalen
Sept. 28 Copenhagen, Denmark Pumpehuset
Sept. 29 London, UK Dingwalls
Sept. 30 Nottingham, UK The Maze
Oct. 1 Bristol, UK The Tunnels, Temple Meads
Oct. 2 Liverpool, UK Leaf
Oct. 3 Cork, Ireland Triskel Arts Centre
Oct. 4 Dublin, Ireland Whelans
Oct. 5 Glasgow, UK Oran Mor
Oct. 6 Gateshead, UK The Sage Gateshead
Oct. 10 Atlanta, GA Terminal West @ King Plow Arts Center
Oct. 11 Greenville, SC Fall for Greenville
Oct. 16 Phoenix, AZ Ak-Chin Pavilion*
Oct. 17 Las Vegas, NV MGM Grand Garden Arena*
Oct. 18 San Bernardino, CA San Manual Amphitheater*
Oct. 19 Chula Vista, CA Sleep Train Amphitheatre*
Oct. 26 Nashville, TN Ryman Auditorium#
Oct. 31 New Orleans, LA Voodoo Festival
Nov. 1 Mobile, AL Moe's
Nov. 2 Jacksonville, FL Jack Rabbits
Nov. 4 Charleston, SC The Pour House
Nov. 5 Atlanta Sky City
Nov. 6 Durham, NC Durham Performing Arts Center#
Nov. 7 Charlotte, NC The Chop Shop
Nov. 8 Macon, GA Cox Capitol Theatre
Nov. 9 Birmingham, AL WorkPlay Theatre
Nov. 11 Oxford, MS Proud Larry's
Nov. 12 Hattiesburg, MS Thirsty Hippo
Nov. 14 San Antonio, TX Sam's Burger Joint
Nov. 15 Dallas, TX Club Dada
Nov. 16 Houston, TX Fitzgerald's Upstairs
Nov. 18 Phoenix, AZ Valley Bar
Nov. 20-22 San Francisco, CA The Fillmore &
Nov. 23 Sacramento, CA Harlow's
Nov. 25 Portland, OR Mississippi Studios
Nov. 26 Seattle, WA Tractor Tavern
Nov. 28 Salt Lake City, UT The State Room
Dec. 2 Kansas City, MO Knuckehead's
Dec. 4 Minneapolis, MN Fine Line Music Café
Dec. 5 Milwaukee, WI Turner Hall
Dec. 6 Chicago, IL Thalia Hall

* supporting Zac Brown Band
#s upporting Jason Isbell
& supporting Drive-By Truckers


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