Richmond Fontaine
For the first time in many years, one of the great American bands going today, Richmond Fontaine, venture from their native Portland to perform a handful of dates in California, Nevada, Washington, Colorado and Utah.

Despite regular tours in the United Kingdom and Europe since 2004's critically hailed Post To Wire, a contemporary rock classic followed by several more including their newly released Thirteen Cities, the band rarely gigs in the States. This tour will highlight the new album, which features guest appearances from Calexico’s Joey Burns and Jacob Valenzuela and Giant Sand’s Howe Gelb and was produced by longtime Dwight Yoakam and Richard Buckner collaborator JD Foster. Anyone who's ever flipped for Wilco, Bruce Springsteen or Tom Waits cheats themselves if they miss this rare opportunity to see one of JamBase's favorite bands live.


Jun 22 07 - Tractor Tavern (CD release show) - Seattle, Washington
Jun 23 07 - Doug Fir Lounge (CD release show) - Portland, Oregon
Jun 26 07 - Bazaar Café, San Francisco, 8 PM – RF leader Willy Vlautin reads from his debut novel, The Motel Life. For more info go here.
Jun 27 07 - Rickshaw Stop - San Francsico, CA
Jun 28 07 - Fritz's - Reno, Nevada
Jun 29 07 - Bar Deluxe - Salt Lake City, Utah
Jun 30 07 - Bluebird Theater - Denver, Colorado

[Published on: 6/22/07]

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