Drive-By Truckers Announce 2021 & 2022 Tour Dates

By Andy Kahn May 18, 2021 11:13 am PDT

Drive-By Truckers confirmed an extensive number of tour dates in 2021 and 2022. The Athens, Georgia-founded band announced shows taking place across North America between August 2021 and February 2022.

DBT will perform in Utah on August 1, before embarking on a run of shows starting on August 26 in Maryland and continuing that month with stops in Virginia, Maryland, Connecticut, Massachusetts and Pennsylvania. September will see shows in Ohio, Illinois and Wisconsin. A busy October begins in Colorado and rolls on with concerts in Missouri, Tennessee, Indiana, Illinois, Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Michigan, Alabama and North Carolina.

November starts with four nights at Brooklyn Bowl in New York City. From NYC, DBT heads out for further November gigs in Delaware, North Carolina, South Carolina, their home state of Georgia, Arkansas, Texas and a final show of 2021 scheduled on November 21 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Drive-By Truckers’ return to the stage for their annual Heathens Homecoming concerts at The 40 Watt in Athens on January 12, 13, 14 and 15, 2022. The band heads back on the road on February 4, 2022 in Memphis, Tennessee. The rest of that month includes shows in Oklahoma, New Mexico, Arizona, California (four shows total), Oregon, Washington and British Columbia (Canada). Support at select dates will come from Matthew E. White, Bette Smith, JD McPherson, Buffalo Nichols, Jay Gonzalez, Pilgrim, Motrick/Camp Amped, David Lowery & The Georgia Crackers and Ryley Walker. Find full details and ticket information here or below.

DBT guitarist Patterson Hood shared the below statement regarding the band’s return to touring:

On The Road Again

Y’all,

It gives me the greatest possible pleasure to announce a truckload of new tour dates. After 15 months off the road, it’s time to gas up that tour bus and load up that gear and take this Rock and Roll out among the people again.

We’ve all had our vaccinations. I’m begging all of you (that haven’t already) to please get those shots and let’s do this right. It’s easy and effective and the way forward towards getting our lives back. We want our friends out there to be safe and healthy and also don’t want some widespread breakout to derail all of this again.

DBT is turning 25 next month. We’ll be getting together in July to blow out the cobwebs as well as do a little recording of some new songs before heading out to play for you. I have a feeling these will be some of the greatest DBT shows we’ve ever played and I hope to see all of you out there as soon as possible.

It’s Fucking Great to be Alive!!!

Patterson Hood

DBT

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