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It’s been a big and busy summer for Pokey and the band! After a sold out West coast tour, an energetic performance at the Grand Ole Opry and more sold out shows in the Midwest, the band will keep on rolling this Fall…read on below for the scoop on where they’re headed and what fun things are in store in the coming months!
Hitting the Road in September, in the Southeast USA!
Starting September 17 with an official showcase at the Americana Music Association Festivalin Nashville, TN, the band will be heading through the Southeast USA!
The Something in the Water World Tour will be stopping through cities in North Carolina (Asheville, Charlotte, Carrboro), Virginia (Roanoke, Richmond, Berryville), Ohio (Columbus, Cincinnati) as well as a show inAtlanta, GA at Terminal West! Escondido will open all of the non-festival shows on this run.
In festival news, Pokey and the band will be headlining Watermelon Park Festival in Berryville, VA on September 25! The band will perform on the Main Stage from 9:00 – 10:30. Find out about tickets & more information here.
Finally, we’re excited to announce that the band is playing this year’s Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival in San Francisco! This FREE festival runs fromOctober 2-4 in Golden Gate Park.
Huge Europe Tour in October!
Starting October 8, Pokey and the band will be touring far and wide across Europe for several weeks!
Things kick off October 8 in Dublin, Ireland at The Hangar where Jake La Botz will join them to open up their European dates (excluding Spain). From they’ll head through the UK (Glasgow, Newcastle, Manchester,London) and over to mainland Europe (France, Switzerland, Italy, Germany, Netherlands, Spain). While the band is in the Netherlands they’ll also be taking part in Ramblin’ Roots Fest in Utrecht!
Check out the full listing of tour dates below for more information.
Just Announced! November & December Shows in the USA
We’ve got some new shows coming up in the southern and midwestern US after the band gets back from Europe. This leg starts in Champaign, IL at Highdive on November 11, with Pokey and the band spending the rest of their November run in Wisconsin (Milwaukee, Madison),Minnesota and Iowa.
Once December gets going, the band will be joined by The Deslondes for most of the remaining performances, as they make stops in Missouri, Kentucky, Alabama (Birmingham, Mobile), Tennessee & more! Be sure to check out the full list of dates below.
VIDEO: Pokey Plays at Lagunitas Farm
That about covers it for this edition of the bugle call. There’s always more coming around the corner, so keep your eye out for the next one, but until then be sure to follow Pokey on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram in the mean time to keep up with him and the band.
Until next time, see you down the road!