7 Walkers Announce Debut Album & Tour Dates

OUT NOVEMBER 2; FALL TOUR STARTS NOVEMBER 1

Famed drummer and Grateful Dead co-founder Bill Kreutzmann and voodoo guitar master Papa Mali come together as 7 Walkers for their self-titled debut release, due out November 2, 2010 on Response Records. With nearly all of its songs co-penned by Papa Mali and longtime Grateful Dead lyricist Robert Hunter, 7 Walkers is a hybrid of classic Bay Area rock and New Orleans funk.

Together with legendary New Orleans bass man George Porter Jr. (The Meters, Funky Meters) and multi- instrumentalist Matt Hubbard (Willie Nelson, Fastball), the highly anticipated release features a batch of brand-new originals, a guest performance by Willie Nelson on “King Cotton Blues,” and a few smokin’ instrumentals.

In this sneak peek video, Kreutzmann and the rest of 7 Walkers talk to Billboard about making the album and offer a preview of "King Cotton Blues" featuring Willie Nelson off the new album.


7 WALKERS TOUR DATES:
Friday, October 1 Uptown Theatre Napa CA
Friday, October 1 Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Speedway Meadows San Francisco CA
Friday, October 22 Revolution Hall Fort Lauderdale FL
Saturday, October 23 Magnolia Music Festival Live Oak Fl
Monday, October 25 Saint Rocke Hermosa Beach CA
Tuesday, October 26 Winston's Beach Club San Diego CA
Thursday, October 28 Coach House San Juan Capistrano CA
Friday, October 29 Moe's Alley Santa Cruz CA
Saturday, October 30 - Sunday, October 31 Las Tortugas Festival Groveland CA
Thursday, December 9 Mohegan Sun Casino Uncasville CT
Friday, December 10 Narrow Center for the Arts Fall River MA
Saturday, December 11 Higher Ground South Burlington VT
Sunday, December 12 Tupelo Music Hall Londonderry NH
Tuesday, December 14 Port City Music Hall Portland ME
Thursday, December 16 Stage One Fairfield CT
Friday, December 17 Boulton Center for the Arts Bay Shore NY
Saturday, December 18 World Cafe Live Philadelphia PA
Sunday, December 19 City Winery New York NY
Tuesday, December 28 Tupelo Music Hall White River Junction VT
Wednesday, December 29 Pearl Street Northampton MA
Thursday, December 30 Westcott Theater Syracuse NY
Friday, December 31 The Silo Reading PA

7 Walkers Tour Dates :: 7 Walkers News :: 7 Walkers Concert Reviews

http://www.billkreutzmann.com/

[Published on: 9/17/10]

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