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The Devil Makes Three announces tour

Monday, November 6, 2017 – The Devil Makes Three announced a North American tour for 2018 with tickets going on sale this Friday.

The 23-show run will kick-off in Madison, Wisc. On Jan. 10 and hit major cities throughout Canada and the midwest, northeast and southeast, ending in Dallas on Feb. 10. L

Last year, the Americana trio released "Redemption & Ruin" on New West Records. Divided into two sides, the subjects of "redemption" and "ruin" are explored through various songs written by blues, roots, and rock artists like Tom Waits, Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson and Townes Van Zandt.

The Devil Makes Three is Pete Bernhard, Cooper McBean and Lucia Turino.

Tour dates are:
Nov. 7 - Arcata, CA - Humboldt State University
Nov. 9 - Eugene, OR - McDonald Theater
Nov. 10 - Portland, OR - Crystal Ballroom (sold out)
Nov. 11 - Seattle, WA - Showbox Sodo
Nov. 12 - Vancouver, BC - Commodore Ballroom
Nov. 15 - Missoula, MT - The Wilma
Nov. 16 - Boise, ID - Knitting Factory Concert House
Nov. 17 - Salt Lake City, UT - The Depot
Nov. 18-19 - Denver, CO - Ogden Theatre (first show sold out)
Jan. 10 - Madison, WI - Orpheum Theater
Jan. 11 - Minneapolis, MN - First Avenue
Jan. 12 - Chicago, IL - Concord Music Hall
Jan. 13 - Detroit, MI - St. Andrews Hall
Jan. 14 - Cleveland, OH - House of Blues
Jan. 16 - Buffalo, NY - Town Ballroom
Jan. 18 - Toronto, ON - Phoenix Concert Theatre
Jan. 19 - Montreal, QC - Metropolis
Jan. 20 - Portland, ME - State Theatre
Jan. 23 - South Burlington, VT - Higher Ground Ballroom
Jan. 24 - Brooklyn, NY - Brooklyn Steel
Jan. 25 - Providence, RI - Fete
Jan. 26 - Philadelphia, PA - Electric Factory
Jan. 27 - Silver Spring, MD - The Fillmore
Jan. 30 - Millvale, PA - Mr. Smalls Theatre
Jan. 31 - Charlottesville, VA - Jefferson Theater
Feb. 1 - Saxapahaw, NC - Haw River Ballroom
Feb. 2 - Nashville, TN - Marathon Music Works
Feb. 3 - Atlanta, GA - Buckhead Theatre
Feb. 7 - Pensacola, FL - Vinyl Music Hall
Feb. 8 - New Orleans, LA - House of Blues
Feb. 9 - Austin, TX - Emo's
Feb. 10 - Dallas, TX - Granada Theater

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Chains Are Broken
It's hard to see where The Devil Makes Three fits into Americana/Roots music. To be sure, Pete Bernhard, Lucia Turino and Cooper McBean have an estimable body of work, well represented on "Chains Are Broken." But the field of mid-level singer-composer groups is crowded. There's always room for standout material and musicianship, and The Devil Makes Three continues to bid for broader appeal. "Chains Are Broken" gets better with repeated listens. »»»
Redemption & Ruin CD review - Redemption & Ruin
Charles Baudelaire and Verbal Kint separately and astutely noted that the devil's greatest trick is in convincing the world that he doesn't exist. There could be a corollary concerning the reality of The Devil Makes Three; the trio exists in so many different musical forms that they may well have talked us into believing they're a dozen distinct bands when they are in fact just one single, extraordinarily talented unit. Over the past 14 years, The Devil Makes Three has released »»»
I'm a Stranger Here CD review - I'm a Stranger Here
Pulling off Depression-era roots music isn't necessarily anything new, but making an album of it compelling without sounding corny, clichéd or simply boring isn't easy. Give The Devil Makes Three a ton of credit for doing it with both feet in the past - yet firmly cemented in the present. The album art complete with old appliances including a $15.90-cent record player sets the tone, and the 10 songs within are gems no matter what the era. Guided by Buddy Miller's wizened »»»