Sturgill Simpson Announces “Living The Dream” Tour


Fresh off of his sold-out theater tour this late winter and spring, and a host of festival appearances at Coachella, Stagecoach, Bonnaroo, and others, insurgent country artist Sturgill Simpson has just announced a slew of new tour dates as part of his “Living The Dream Tour.” Focusing on theater-sized venues, a few choice opening spots, some more summer festivals, and routing mostly through the eastern United States and over to Europe, Sturgill will be bringing his live show to local fans ahead of his highly-anticipated major label debut release through Atlantic Records. A second round of dates for the tour will be announced in mid July.

The tour includes a host of other festival appearances, as well as shows with Old Crown Medicine Show, The Avett Brothers, Merle Haggard, stops at Willie Nelson’s 4th of July Picnic and a Waylon Tribute in Austin July 6th, and a show at Colorado’s famed Red Rocks Amphitheater.

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Opening many of the dates will be Nashville-based comedian Billy Wayne Davis, keeping in step with Sturgill’s last tour of not have a band as an opener.

The “Living The Dream” tour also includes make up dates for Charlottesville and Asheville that were cancelled as part of his last tour due to illness. Makeup dates for Raleigh and Richmond are said to be forthcoming.

Some dates are already sold out, like The Horseshoe Tavern in Toronto on June 23rd, and Metro in Chicago July 31st, so getting tickets sooner than later might be sage advice.

Sorry for the wonky schedule layout, but all links work!

Jun 20 Firefly Music Festival Dover, DE Tickets
Jun 23 The Horseshoe Tavern Toronto, Canada Sold Out
Jun 24 Horseshoe Tavern Toronto, Canada Tickets
Jun 26 Big Barrel Music Festival Dover, DE Tickets
Jun 27 FarmBorough Festival New York, NY Tickets
Jul 04 Willie Nelson’s 4th of July Picnic

Del Valle, TX Tickets
Jul 11 Red Rocks Amphitheatre

Morrison, CO Tickets
Jul 14 Crossroads KC

Kansas City, MO Tickets
Jul 15 Sokol Auditorium

Omaha, NE Tickets
Jul 17 Eaux Claires 2015 Eau Claire, WI Tickets
Jul 18 Forecastle Louisville, KY Tickets
Jul 19 Sloss Music & Arts Festival Birmingham, AL Tickets
Jul 24 Brewery Ommegang

Cooperstown, NY Tickets
Jul 25 Newport Folk Festival Newport, RI Tickets
Jul 26 Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom Hampton, NH Tickets
Jul 29 Stage AE

Pittsburgh, PA Tickets
Jul 30 The LC Pavilion

Columbus, OH Tickets
Jul 31 Metro

Chicago, IL Sold Out
Aug 01 LOLLAPALOOZA Chicago, IL Tickets
Aug 02 White River State Park

Indianapolis, IN Tickets
Aug 14  WAY OUT WEST Gothenburg, Sweden Tickets
Aug 15  The Oya Festival Oslo, Norway Tickets
Aug 18  Liquid Room Edinburgh, United Kingdom Tickets
Aug 19  Brudenell Social Club Leeds, United Kingdom Tickets
Aug 20  Islington Assembly Hall London, United Kingdom Tickets
Aug 22  Green Man Wales, United Kingdom Tickets
Aug 24  Noorderzon Festival Groningen, Netherlands Tickets
Aug 25  Paradiso Grote Zaal Amsterdam, Netherlands Tickets
Aug 27  Tonder Festival Tonder, Denmark Tickets
Aug 29  Helsinki Festival Helsinki, Finland Tickets

Fargo, ND Tickets
Sep 07 Minnesota State Fair- Grandstand

St. Paul, MN Tickets
Sep 12  The Shed Maryville, TN Tickets
Sep 13  Thomas Wolfe Auditorium Asheville, NC
Sep 15  The NorVa Norfolk, VA Tickets
Sep 16  JEFFERSON THEATER Charlottesville, VA
Sep 18  Tower Theatre Upper Darby, PA Tickets
Sep 19  Beacon Theatre New York, NY
Sep 23  Lincoln Theatre Washington, DC Tickets
Sep 25  Boston Calling Music Festival Boston, MA Tickets
Sep 25  Rams Head Live Baltimore, MD Tickets

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