Ray LaMontagne New Oct. Album, Tour

 

Extensive North American tour with Leona Naess.

By Fred
Mills

 

With his new album Gossip in the Grain en route, Ray LaMontagne will be kicking off an
extensive North American tour in conjunction with the record, which is due Oct.
14 on RCA. LaMontagne hits the road on Sept. 30 with a show in Indianapolis;
the tour wraps Nov. 9 in Seattle.
Opening for LaMontagne is Leona Naess, who herself has a new album, Thirteens, out Sept. 23 on Verve
Forecast (she also guests on LaMontagne’s record).

LaMontagne recorded with producer Ethan Johns in Box, England.
Unlike his two previous albums, Trouble and Till The Sun Turns Black, which were
largely solo affairs with Johns handling much of the instrumentation, Gossip In The Grain sees him joined by
members of his touring band, bassist Jennifer Condos and guitarist Eric Heywood
(with Johns on drum duties). According to his label, the album “touches upon a
range of styles and musical settings- spanning pastoral folk, railroad blues,
front porch country, and plangent balladry… his most creative and emotionally
expansive collection to date.”

 

Well, of course it is!


Ray LaMontagne Tour Dates:

Sept 30       Murat Theatre   
              
        Indianapolis, IN
Oct 1           Chicago
Theatre  
              
        Chicago, IL
Oct 3            Union
Theatre  
              
          Madison, WI
Oct 4           State Theatre
              
            Minneapolis,
MN    
Oct 6           Royal Oak Music Theatre
         Royal Oak, MI    
Oct 7           Queen Elizabeth Theatre
         Toronto, ON
Oct 9           Opera House  
           
             Boston, MA
Oct 10        Opera House  
           
             
Boston, MA
Oct 11       Radio City Music
Hall             
   New York, NY
Oct 13           Keswick
Theatre  
              
   Philadelphia, PA
Oct 14        The Strathmore Music Center
   Washington, DC
Oct 16           Meymandi Concert Hall
          Raleigh, NC
Oct 17        Bijou
Theatre                      
      Knoxville, TN
Oct 18           The
Tabernacle  
           
         Atlanta, GA
Oct 19            Ryman
Auditorium          
      Nashville, TN
Oct 21            Uptown
Theatre  
           
       Kansas City, MO
Oct 23         Verizon Wireless Theatre
          Houston, TX    
Oct 24         Majestic Theatre 
           
           Dallas,
TX     
Oct 25         Paramount Theatre  
           
      Austin, TX
Oct 27            Macky
Auditorium              
   Boulder, CO
Oct 28         Murray Theatre  
               
   Salt Lake City, UT
Oct 30         Wiltern Theatre  
               
    Los Angeles, CA
Nov 1          Spreckels
Theatre                
    San Diego, CA
Nov 3            Paramount
Theatre          
        Oakland, CA
Nov 5          Arlene Schnitzer Concert
Hall     Portland, OR
Nov 6            McDonald Theatre
                  
Eugene, OR
Nov 8            Vogue
Theatre                
      Vancouver, BC
Nov 9           Marion Oliver McCaw
Hall        Seattle, WA      
 
         

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