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Patterson Hood Kicks Off Tour in Support of New Album

September 7, 2012

“The hush magnifies its stories of family and fucked-up youth, and even the sketches deliver an emotional gutpunch.”  3 1/2 stars Rolling Stone

Athens,GA – Patterson Hood and the Downtown Rumblers will kick off their 20-date tour next week in support of  Hood’s third solo record. Heat Lightning Rumbles In The Distance will be released next Tuesday, September 11th on ATO Records.

The Downtown Rumblers are Hood, Jay Gonzalez on piano, Brad Morgan on drums and Jacob Morris on cello. Opening the shows will be Hope For Agoldensummer, also from Athens.

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Tour dates:

Sep 14          Jomeoke Music and Arts Festival – Pinnacle, NC

Sep 15          The Southern Cafe and Music Hall – Charlottesville, VA

Sep 16          World Cafe Live Downstairs – Philadelphia, PA

Sep 17          Bowery Ballroom – New York, NY

Sep 18          Paradise Rock Club – Boston, MA

Sep 20          Club Helsinki – Hudson, NY

Sep 22          City Winery – Chicago, IL

Sep 23          City Winery – Chicago, IL

Sep 24          Fine Line Music Café – Minneapolis, MN

Sep 27          Star Theater – Portland, OR

Sep 28          Star Theater – Portland, OR

Sep 29          Biltmore Cabaret – Vancouver, BC

Oct 1            Tractor Tavern – Seattle, WA

Oct 2            Tractor Tavern – Seattle, WA

Oct 5            Hardly Strictly Bluegrass  – San Francisco, CA

Oct 6            Masonic Lodge @ Hollywood Forever Cemetery – Los Angeles, CA

Oct 7            Anthology – San Diego, CA

Oct 10           Cactus Café – Austin, TX

Oct 11           Cactus Café – Austin, TX

Oct 12           Austin City Limits Festival – Austin, TX


Supporting all shows except Hardly Strictly Bluegrass and ACL Festival will be Hope For Agoldensummer.



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For more information contact Traci Thomas 615.664.1167 /