Louris & Olson Mount N.American Tour



Getting “ready for the
flood” no doubt…


By Blurt Staff



Gary Louris and Mark Olson have announced the first set of
North American tour dates that support their new album Ready For The Flood, due January 27 from New
West Records. This is the first new music from the pair since Olson left the
Jayhawks in 1995.  The dates begin February 3rd in Ann
Arbor, MI and take the duo,
performing acoustically, through major North American cities including New York City on February 7th, Atlanta
on February 13th ending in their home town of Minneapolis, MN on February 21st. These
dates come off a successful run in Europe where the pair sold out shows in London, Glasgow, Madrid, Barcelona, Utrecht (Holland), Oslo, Gothenburg (Sweden).


Produced by
Chris Robinson, Ready For The Flood is already out in the UK and received 4 stars in Uncut, Q and Mojo and is considered the to
be the Americana Album of the Year in Mojo and the Best Roots Album of 2008 in Q. Check the new (December) digital
magazine of BLURT for an exclusive interview with Olson.



February 3 / Ann Arbor, MI / The Ark
February 4 / Toronto, ON / Mod Club
February 6 / Somerville, MA / Somerville Theatre
February 7 / New York, NY / Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall
February 9 / Sellersville, PA / Sellersville Theatre
February 10 / Alexandria, VA / Birchmere
February 11 / Carrboro, NC / ArtsCenter
February 13 / Atlanta, GA / Eddie’s Attic
February 14 / Nashville, TN / Exit/In
February 15 / Louisville, KY / Phoenix Hill Tavern
February 17 / St. Louis, MO / Blueberry Hill
February 18 / Columbia, MO / Mojo’s
February 19 / Cedar Rapids, IA / CSPS
February 20 / Chicago, IL / Park West
February 21 / Minneapolis, MN / Varsity
** additional dates to be announced soon


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