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It’s been a busy couple of months, touring across the US and Canada…and there’s even more to come! Read on for the latest announcements, including a massive tour of Europe in October, a Western USA tour starting next week, and more…
Western US Tour This Month + Grand Ole Opry!
Starting with a nearly sold out show on July 15 in Portland, OR (best to grab your tickets now!), Pokey and the band will bring theSomething in the Water World Tour to the Pacific Northwest, up and down the California coast and more. The band will play a few shows in the PNW (Portland, Seattle and a swing up to Vancouver, BC for Vancouver Folk Festival!).
Folks in California can look forward to shows in Petaluma, San Francisco,Felton, Los Angeles (sold out!) andSan Diego! On the way back home, Pokey will make stops in Colorado (Denver and Crested Butte) as well as in Kansas City, MO for a show at Knuckleheads.
On August 25, the band will have the honor of performing at Nashville’s legendary Grand Ole Opry! The show also features Tracy Lawrence, Larry Gatlin and more to be announced soon. If you can’t make it to see the show, you can stream it live on WSM 650 AM!
Southeast & Midwest USA in September…
After a hometown festival performance at LouFest onSeptember 13, and official showcase at the Americana Music Conference & Festival inNashville on September 17, the band will be jaunting around the Southeast (with a few shows in the Midwest) for the rest of September!
They’ll return to Asheville, NC for a performance on September 18, then roll down to Atlanta,Charlotte, Roanoke and more!There are a couple of great festivals along the way, as well, including Watermelon Park Fest(Berryville, VA) and MidPoint Music Festival (Cincinnati, OH)!
Be sure to check the full list of tour dates at the bottom of this e-mail.
Touring Across Europe in October!
After Summer winds down, the band will be heading across the Atlantic for an extensive tour of Europe in October! You can catch the band live in the UK, Ireland, Germany, Italy, France, Spain, Switzerland, Belgium and The Netherlands.
Check the list of tour dates below to see what cities and venues the Something in the Water World Tour will hit in Europe!
Pokey + Watkins Family Hour + Highway 61 Revisited
This August, Pokey will be a part of the Lincoln Center Out of Doorsfestival in New York City, in a very special capacity…he’ll be performing solo alongside the Watkins Family Hourband, for a track-by-track live performance of Bob Dylan’s album Highway 61 Revisited.
The tribute will take place on August 8, and also features special guests Fiona Apple, Justin Townes Earle, Ted Leo, Rodney Crowell and more…it’s a great honor, and is sure to be a special night! More information on the event can be found here.
Thanks for some great shows this Summer…
Between Bonnaroo, Blue Ox, WFPK Waterfront Wednesday with Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn (and some other great festivals!), plus some packed and rowdy shows this past week, it’s been a great start to the Summer!
Thanks to all who have come out and made the last couple of months such a good time…that wraps up this month’s news, but be sure to keep up with the latest (including more tour date announcements) on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pokey’s official website.
See you down the road!