Dave Alvin: Summer Tour and Blasters Reunion


The "King of California" Dave Alvin and his band The Guilty Ones have announced their U.S. summer tour in support of the new studio album Eleven Eleven to be released by Yep Roc Records on June 21. The tour, officially kicking off June 11, will take Alvin and his band to theatres, clubs and venues coast-to-coast with stops at several music festivals throughout June, July, August and September, additional dates will be announced. Recently debuting the new track "Harlan County Line" on an episode of FX's critically-acclaimed show Justified, view a video below of the band performing the song live at SXSW.

On May 22, Alvin will reunite with The Original Blasters for one-night-only, performing at the Doheny Blues Festival. Formed in 1979 in Downey, California, alongside brother Phil Alvin, The Blasters pioneered a new musical movement blending elements of the blues, rockabilly, punk and R&B creating their self-described "American Music." Notorious for their legendary, energetic live shows, in 1982 the group was officially banned from performing in the city of Davis, California following a particularly raucous concert. Recently, on April 5, Davis Mayor Joe Krovoza presented Alvin with a formal proclamation pardoning the band and inviting them to once again play in the city.

Dave Alvin and The Guilty Ones U.S. Tour Dates
05/28/11 Sat Moe's Alley Santa Cruz, CA
05/29/11 Sun Santa Cruz Blues Festival Santa Cruz, CA
06/11/11 Sat The Earl Atlanta, GA
06/14/11 Tue Grey Eagle Asheville, NC
06/15/11 Wed Visulite Theatre Charlotte, NC
06/16/11 Thu Cat's Cradle Carrboro, NC
06/17/11 Fri Birchmere Alexandria, VA
06/18/11 Sat Honesdale Roots & Rhythm Music and Arts Festival Honesdale, PA
06/19/11 Sun Club Helsinki Hudson Hudson, NY
06/21/11 Tue Iron Horse Music Hall Northampton, MA
06/22/11 Wed Johnny D's Somerville, MA
06/23/11 Thu City Winery New York, NY
06/24/11 Fri City Winery New York, NY
06/25/11 Sat World Cafe Live Philadelphia, PA
06/26/11 Sun Concerts in the Studio Freehold, NJ
06/28/11 Tue Rams Head On Stage Annapolis, MD
06/30/11 Thu Southgate House Newport, KY
07/01/11 Fri Beachland Ballroom Cleveland, OH
07/02/11 Sat The Ark Ann Arbor, MI
07/03/11 Sun Fitzgerald's Berwyn, IL
07/04/11 Mon Shank Hall Milwaukee, WI
07/07/11 Thu Off Broadway St. Louis, MO
07/08/11 Fri Zoo Bar Lincoln, NE
07/09/11 Sat Folly Theatre Kansas City, MO
08/18/11 Thu The Troubadour West Hollywood, CA
08/20/11 Sat Great American Music Hall San Francisco, CA

Dave Alvin Tour Dates :: Dave Alvin News


[Published on: 4/13/11]

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