Cobb returns to Britain
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
– Brent Co b is returning to Great Britain in May after having only gone across the pond in February.
Tour dates are:
May 20 - Brighton, The Great Escape
May 21 - Oxfordshire, Wood Festival
May 23 - Manchester, Deaf Institute
May 24 - London, The Borderline
May 25 - Birmingham, Hare & Hounds
May 28 - Glasgow, King Tut's Wah Wah
Cobb also released a new video of him performing the laid-back song "Black Crow" from a session recorded at the Sam Philips Studio in Tennessee. The song is from his much praised release "Shine on Rainy Day." His cousin, Dave Cobb, who has worked with Chris Stapleton, Jamey Johnson, Sturgill Simpson and album guest Jason Isbell, produced.
Brett Cobb has been touring with Nikki Lane and also plays this year with The Cadillac Three, Little Big Town, Jamey Johnson and Stapleton, as well as playing California's Stagecoach Festival.
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