Hard Working American get ready to work
Monday, June 1, 2015
– Hard Working Americans will return in August for a summer tour, following a brief hiatus to tend to their regular gigs.
The band features vocalist Todd Snider, bassist Dave Schools, guitarist Neal Casal, keyboardist Chad Staehly, guitarist Jesse Aycock and drummer Duane Trucks.
Formed in 2013, the band released its self-titled debut album in January 2014. In October, the band released "The First Waltz," a live album and live concert rockumentary film that chronicles the band's first collaboration, the making of their debut album and their sold-out, first-ever live performance in Boulder, Col. from filmmaker Justin Kreutzmann.
Hard Working Americans is currently putting the final touches on a new album to be released in early 2016.
Tour dates are:
Aug. 13 - Richmond, VA - The National %
Aug. 14 - Scranton, PA- The Peach Music Festival
Aug. 15 - Wellston, MI - Hoxeyville Music Festival
Aug. 16 - Columbus, OH - Park Street Saloon #
Aug. 18 - Raleigh, NC - Lincoln Theatre @
Aug. 19 - Wilmington, NC - Greenfield Lake Amphitheater @
Aug. 20 - Athens, GA - Georgia Theatre **
Aug. 21 - Asheville, NC - New Mountain Amphitheater **
Aug. 22 - Chattanooga, TN - Southern Brewers Festival
Aug. 23 - Birmingham, AL - Iron City **
Aug. 25 - St. Louis, MO - Old Rock House #
Aug. 26 - Fayetteville, AR - George's Majestic Lounge @
Aug. 27 - Tulsa, OK - Cain's Ballroom @
Aug. 28 - Kansas City, MO - The Madrid Theatre @
Aug. 29 - Nederland, CO - NedFest
Aug. 30 - Durango, CO - Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College
% with Aquarium Rescue Unit
# with The Steepwater Band
@ with Turbo Fruits
** with Elizabeth Cook
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