Hank III East Coast Tour!! (& Europe ??)


Hank III.com

    Jun 16 2009 8:00P
    Headliners Louisville, Kentucky

    Jun 17 2009 8:00P
    Bogart’s Cincinnati, Ohio

    Jun 19 2009 8:00P
    V Club Huntington, West Virginia

    Jun 20 2009 8:00P
    Altar Bar Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    Jun 21 2009 8:00P
    Town Ballroom Buffalo, New York

    Jun 23 2009 8:00P
    Toad’s Place New Haven, Connecticut

    Jun 24 2009 8:00P
    Music Hall Brooklyn, New York

    Jun 26 2009 8:00P
    Lupo’s Providence, Rhode Island

    Jun 27 2009 8:00P
    TLA Philly, Pennsylvania

    Jun 28 2009 8:00P
    Chameleon Club Lancaster, Pennsylvania

    Jun 30 2009 8:00P
    930 Club Washington D.C., Washington DC

    Jul 1 2009 8:00P
    National Richmond, Virginia

    Jul 3 2009 8:00P
    Lincoln Theater Raleigh, North Carolina

    Jul 4 2009 8:00P
    Amos Charlotte, North Carolina

    Jul 5 2009 8:00P
    Shoreline Hilton Head, North Carolina

    Jul 7 2009 8:00P
    Music Farm Charleston, South Carolina

    Jul 8 2009 8:00P
    Masquerade Atlanta, Georgia

Opening for at least some of the dates will be Lucky Tubb.

As always for Hank III, tour dates are NEVER confirmed until you see them on his website. For whatever reason, there always seems to be drama surrounding Hank III’s tour dates. For as many tour lineups and tour dates I’ve seen for him that have been correct, there have been just as many that are incorrect once the official tour is announced, so don’t believe venue websites or heavy metal gossip columns.

And having said that:

One of the biggest questions I get from people is: “Is Hank III ever going to tour Europe?”

My stock answer is always, “Well he hates flying,” which mainly comes from this promo video at 3:10 :

Hank III did play some in Europe before in the late 90’s, when Curb Records was making him jump through hoops, like playing in Branson, MO every night for a stint, but he hasn’t been back since. At the same time, it seems like every other underground/outlaw country band is going to Europe once or twice a year.

Well according to THIS WEBSITE under the “Programma” section, Hank III is playing there.

But what did I JUST say above ????

That’s right, it don’t mean JACK until it is listed on Hank III.com.

But I feel for all my Euro friends and readers out there. A Hank III European tour is way past due, and I think if it ever went down it would be a rousing success with the huge support Europe gives to American roots music.

I have my fingers crossed for you Europe!!!

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