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Hot Rize resurfaces

Tuesday, June 10, 2014 – Hot Rize will tour for the first time in almost 25 years in support of the bluegrass band's new studio album this fall.

The tour will start in Colorado in late Sept. ember, include stops at IBMA's Wide Open Bluegrass Festival, Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival in San Francisco, and hit the Midwest and east coast along the way with stops in New York, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C.

"We've had fun over the years playing some of our favorite festivals as we've all continued our solo careers, but the last few years we've started feeling the tug to make new Hot Rize music. With the new album, we decided it was time to hit the road and try to reach some new heights, said Pete Wernick. "Even with the time away and all of our other ventures, we're still like family, and adding Bryan Sutton on guitar brought a new energy to the band. We are very excited to share the new songs with fans."

Tour dates are:
Sept. 24 - Durango, CO - Ft. Lewis College
Sept. 25 - Aspen, CO - Wheeler Opera House
Sept. 26 - Boulder, CO - Chautauqua
Sept. 27 - Denver, CO - Cervantes
Sept. 28 - Columbia, MO - Roots & Blues & BBQ Fest
Oct. 3 - Raleigh - IBMA Wide Open Bluegrass Festival
Oct. 5 - San Francisco, CA - Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival
Oct. 17 - Nashville, TN - War Memorial Auditorium (with Del McCoury Band)
Oct. 18 - Wingate, NC - Batte Fine Arts Center (with Del McCoury Band)
Nov. 12 - New York, NY - City Winery
Nov. 13 - Philadelphia, PA - Keswick Theatre (with Del McCoury and David Grisman)
Nov. 14 - Washington, DC - The Hamilton
Nov. 15 - Baltimore, MD - Gordon Center
Nov. 20 - Stoughton, WI - Stoughton Opera House
Nov. 21 - Akron, OH - Kent Stage
Nov. 22 - Middletown, OH - Finkelman Auditorium
Nov. 23 - Chicago, IL - City Winery

No further information was released about anew album.

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