Monday, September 13, 2010
– The Levon Helm Band joins forces with Ray LaMontagne & The Pariah Dogs to co-headline eight cities beginning on Nov. 2 in Jacksonville, Fla. and wrapping on Nov.12 in Austin.
The Levon Helm Band features Levon Helm, Larry Campbell, Jim Weider, Amy Helm, Teresa Williams, Brian Mitchell, Erik Lawrence, Howard Johnson, Clark Gayton, Jay Collins, Byron Isaacs and Steven Bernstein. Helm has cut way back on his singing due to vocal health issues. His daughter, Amy, and Williams assume most of the vocals.
Rootsy singer LaMontagne's fourth studio album, "God Willin' & the Creek Don't Rise," debuted at 3 on the Billboard Top 200 and 1 on the Digital album chart selling more than 64,000 units.
Tickets for the tour will go on sale to the public on Sept. 18 at ticketmaster.com and will be available for pre-sale on Sept. 14 at 10 a.m. eastern.
Tour dates are:
Nov. 2 Times Union Center of Performing Arts Jacksonville, FL
Nov. 4 Pompano Beach Amphitheatre Pompano Beach, FL
Nov. 5 Ruth Eckerd Hall Clearwater, FL
Nov. 7 Saenger Theatre Mobile, AL
Nov. 8 BJCC Concert Hall Birmingham, AL
Nov. 10 Orpheum Theatre Memphis, TN
Nov. 10 Verizon Theatre @ Grand Prairie Grand Prairie, TX
Nov. 12 Bass Concert Hall Austin, TX