Greensky Bluegrass Announces Winter 2019 Tour & New Album
Jamgrass titans Greensky Bluegrass will issue a new album entitled All For Money on January 18, 2019 via the group’s Big Blue Zoo Records imprint. The band will support the album with an extensive winter tour. GSBG’s Winter Tour 2019 is currently expected to span from January 10 through February 9.
All For Money features 12 new songs recorded by Greensky Bluegrass at Echo Mountain Recording in Asheville. The five-piece tapped Dominic Davis and Glenn Brown to co-produce. “The title of the album comes from a song with the same name. I thought on this concept for a long time,” said GSBG’s Paul Hoffman. “This paradox that exists in doing what you love or having your dreams come true. We are so truly blessed. But also, what if the support and all the attention starts to feel like crowding and containment. I wanted to be careful about how to say this. It’s tricky. I’m not harboring any resent or regret. Far from it in fact. Pride and honor. But if we get tired or if we’re making decisions based on our needs to eat or the desires of others, well, that’s just not ‘doing what you love.’ The song and the album are so much about us. It’s about what we do and the love we receive in return. So ‘if you need a voice, I’m yours friend. For something better in the end.”
The quintet begins the run at the Palace Theatre in Albany on January 10. Circles Around The Sun will open in Albany as well as in Philadelphia on January 11, New York City on January 12, Madison (Wisconsin) on January 16, Nashville on January 17, St. Louis on January 18 and Atlanta on January 19. Greensky then plays St. Petersburg on January 22, Charleston, on January 23, Knoxville on January 24, Raleigh on January 25 and Charlotte on January 26.
Billy Strings supports GSBG on January 29 in Portland and January 30 in Boston as well as for two nights in Washington D.C. on February 1 and 2, visits to Cleveland on February 5, Columbus on February 6 and in Pittsburgh on February 7. The quintet concludes the tour with a pair of home state shows in Detroit on February 8 and 9. Greensky also fits in a headlining performance at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on January 31. A presale is underway via the band’s website and runs through Wednesday, October 10 at 5 p.m. ET.