Steve Earle announces summer tour; in Bloomington on July 17

Alt-country badass Steve Earle has announced a summer tour, and it includes a stop in Bloomington on July 17, at the Buskirk-Chumley Theater. He will be touring in support of his new studio record (to be released April 26) and debut novel, I’ll Never Get Out Of This World Alive. Earle will be accompanied by his band, The Dukes, and the group will include his wife, Allison Moorer. One of my favorite shows was Earle and his band at the Vogue for the I Feel Alright tour back in 1996. Loud, and full of attitude, the show rocked, and the song “Hard-Core Troubadour” remains a personal favorite of his post-prison catalog.

The tour will start June 9 in Seattle and includes stops in the Pacific Northwest, Canada and the Telluride Bluegrass Festival in Colorado before moving down South, to the Midwest, and a run up the East Coast.

TOUR DATES
June 9 Seattle, WA
June 10 Portland, OR
June 11 Spokane, WA
June 13 Bozeman, MT
June 16 Telluride, CO
June 18 Missoula, MT
June 19 Medicine Hat,AB
June 20 Edmonton, AB
June 22 Northern Battleford, SK
June 23 Swift Current, SK
June 24 Calgary, AB
June 26 Vancouver, BC
June 28 Nanaimo, BC
June 29 Victoria, BC
July 1 Boise, ID
July 4 Tuscon, AZ
July 6 Houston, TX
July 7 Austin, TX
July 9 Fort Worth, TX
July 11 New Orleans, LA
July 12 Mobile, AL
July 14 Birmingham, AL
July 15 Atlanta, GA
July 16 Somerset, KY
July 17 Bloomington, IN
July 19 Chicago,IL
July 22 Chautauqua Bayfield, WI
July 23 Minneapolis, MN
July 26 Lexington, KY
July 27 Cincinnati, OH
July 28 Columbus, OH
July 30 Detroit, MI
July 31 Kent, OH
August 5 Ithaca, NY
August 11 Tarrytown, NY
August 13 Alexandria, VA
August 14 Alexandria, VA
August 17 Boston, MA
August 18 Upper Darby, PA
August 20 Toronto, ONT

free download of “”Waitin’ on the Sky” from his upcoming album.

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