Dale Watson returns to the road
Wednesday, March 5, 2008
– Texas honky tonker Dale Watson will get back on the road with a run of 19 shows, hitting both coasts and the Midwest, throughout the month of April.
The upcoming tour dates are:
April 2 The Handlebar Greenville, S.C.
April 4 Berkeley Cafe Raleigh, N.C.
April 5 Puckett's Farm Equipment Charlotte, N.C.
April 7 IOTA Club & Cafe Arlington, VA
April 9 Thunderbird Cafe Pittsburgh
April 10 The Beachland Ballroom Cleveland
April 11 Fitzgerald's Berwyn, IL
April 12 Club Tavern Middleton, WI
April 13-15 Oneida Casino Green Bay, WI
April 16 Lee's Liquor Lounge Minneapolis
April 17 Knucklehead's Kansas City, MO
April 18 The Broken Spoke Austin
April 19 Railroad Blues Alpine, TX
April 22 The Rhythm Room Phoenix
April 24 Safari Sam's Los Angeles
April 25 Fish Lips Bar Bakersfield, CA
April 26 Berkley Theatre Fallon, NV
Released in 2007, "From The Cradle To The Grave" was recorded at Johnny Knoxville's Tennessee mountain cabin, which previously belonged to Johnny Cash.
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