Wednesday, July 16, 2008
– Raul Malo, former frontman of The Mavericks, signed a record deal with Fantasy Records, and will release new music in 2009. Malo starts a cross-country tour tonight in California.
Malo will play new and old songs during his tour, which winds up Aug. 23 in Lexington, Mich.
Malo is working with producer Steve Berlin (Los Lobos), on his first album of all-original material since 2001's "Today" and the new collection is set for release in early 2009. Concord Music Group is also the home of Tift Merritt and John Fogerty.
Tour dates are:
July 16 San Juan Capistrano, CA The Coach House
July 17 Agoura Hills, CA The Canyon Club
July 19 Bakersfield, CA Buck Owens' Crystal Palace
July 20 Winters, CA The Palms
July 23 Modesto, CA State Theatre
July 24 Paso Robles, CA California Mid-State Fair
July 25 Petaluma, CA Mystic Theatre
July 26 Reno, NV Robert Z. Hawkins Amphitheatre
Aug. 8-9 Austin, TX Gruene Hall
Aug. 13-14 New York, NY Rockin' The River Cruise
Aug. 15 Uncasville, CT The Mohegan Sun
Aug. 16 Northampton, MA Iron Horse Music Hall
Aug. 17 Saratoga Springs, NY Saratoga Performing Arts Center
Aug. 18 Sellersville, PA Sellersville Theater
Aug. 21-22 Ann Arbor ,MI The Ark
Aug. 23 Lexington, MI Lexington Music Theatre