Midland extends tour
Tuesday, November 12, 2019
– Midland announced today that the trio will continue their headlining Let It Roll tour into 2020 kicking off in Boston on Jan. 31.
off the U.S. portion of the tour earlier this month, they will take their act overseas. Tickets for the newly announced dates will go on sale Friday, Nov. 15 at 10 a.m. local time via MidlandOfficial.com.
Their current single "Mr. Lonely" is
inside Top 20 at country radio, and they are also nominated for two CMA Awards - New Artist and Vocal
Group of the Year, which will be handed out on Wednesday.
Tour dates are:
Jan. 31 | Boston, MA
Feb. 1 | Sayreville, NJ
Feb. 6 | Atlanta, GA
Feb. 7 | Huntsville, AL
Feb. 8 | Baton Rouge, LA
Feb. 14 | St. Paul, MN
Feb. 15 | Rosemont, IL
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Let it Roll
Midland is more magicians than musicians. When the trio came out with their omnipresent 2017 single "Drinkin' Problem," they pulled off their first trick: a brand-new band to radio who sounded like old friends. Their sound and their look (matador jackets, mullets and high-density mustaches) were pure vintage. So why did it all seem progressive? Some of this is the landscape. Athletic-fit tee-shirts and a frat boy oversmile make the standard uniform for most of today's country crop. »»»
On the Rocks
"On the Rocks" proves there's more to Midland than just vintage western wear and Spaghetti Western-extra good lucks. Don't be deterred by the fact that bassist Cameron Duddy won an MTV Video Music Award for directing Bruno Mars' "Locked Out of Heaven" video because this is an album of solid and distinctly traditional, country music.
The single, "Drinkin' Problem," hearkens back to the good old days of drinking songs, before all these types of »»»
Editorial: Walking the talk
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Concert Review: Bingham plays with something to prove
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