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Strings announces spring tour

Tuesday, January 4, 2022 – Top shelf bluegrass guitarist Billy Strings has extended his tour with new dates announced today for April and May.

Strings, who toured throughout the fall, will play three shows at the Ryman in Nashville along with shows in Las Vegas, San Diego, Houston, Austin and Dallas.
Feb. 3-6—Port Chester, NY—The Capitol Theatre (SOLD OUT)
Feb. 11—Greensboro, NC—Greensboro Coliseum
Feb. 12—Norfolk, VA—Chartway Arena
Feb. 15-16—Augusta, GA—Bell Auditorium
Feb. 18-19—Knoxville, TN—Civic Auditorium (SOLD OUT)
Feb. 26—Tempe, AZ—Innings Festival
March 3-5—Madison, WI—The Sylvee (SOLD OUT)
March 9—Cleveland, OH—KeyBank State Theatre (SOLD OUT)
March 11-12—Cincinnati, OH—Andrew J Brady ICON Music Center (SOLD OUT)
March 26- 27—London, UK—Islington Assembly Hall (SOLD OUT)
April 1-3—Olympic Valley, CA—WinterWonderGrass Tahoe
April 9-10—Santa Barbara, CA—Santa Barbara Bowl
April 13—Santa Ana, CA—Observatory
April 15—Las Vegas, NV—Brooklyn Bowl
April 16—San Diego, CA—Cal Coast Credit Union Open Air Theatre
April 21—Houston, TX—713 Music Hall
April 22—Austin, TX—Moody Amphitheater
April 23—Dallas, TX—The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory
April 29-May 1—St. Augustine, FL—St. Augustine Amphitheatre
May 6-8—Nashville, TN—Ryman Auditorium
Aug. 26-28—Tisbury, MA—Beach Road Weekend

Tickets for dates between April 9 and May 8 go on sale Friday at 11 a.m. eastern.

The Michigan native is nominated in two categories at the 64th Annual GRAMMY Awards: Best Bluegrass Album ("Renewal") and Best American Roots Performance ("Love and Regret").

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CD review - Renewal It's just like Billy Strings to have a song title that reads like a heavy metal track ("Hellbender") for a tune that sounds like traditional bluegrass music. When it comes to creating music, though, the phrase, 'It's all good,' actually applies to Strings – for once. "Renewal" is over an hour of music, and is (mostly) bluegrass – at heart – but not just bluegrass music. "Hide And Seek" is one of the most complicated recordings, ...
CD review - Home As befits the reigning IBMA Guitar Player of the Year, Billy Strings' second full release, "Home" displays his guitar-playing range. But, there is much more to the fellow that rages through live shows, and those qualities are displayed on "Home." Strings (born William Apostol) lives up to his nom de guerre. Electric, acoustic 6- or 12-string guitar provide the ingredients for his work, and his guitar work is mostly, although not always, delivered at a breakneck tempo, ...
CD review - Turmoil & Tinfoil Billy Strings. It takes a lot of nerve to adopt such a nom de plume (in this case nom de guerre might be more appropriate) in the bluegrass world, but Billy Strings is up to the challenge, and more. Strings (real name William Apostol) grew up in Michigan, surrounded by musicians. A fourth-generation picker, he lives up to his name. Preternaturally talented, Strings embraces bluegrass instrumentation, but brings a powerful energy to his music. He's one of those musicians who packs a fuse and ...

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