Celebrated Minnesota sextet Trampled By Turtles will perform at Red Rocks Amphitheatre on July 19 in support of their long-awaited new album Life Is Good On The Open Road. After an indefinite hiatus, the group returns with their first new album in four years, consisting of 12 new songs that feature Trampled By Turtles’ signature blend of rock, folk, punk, country and their brand of progressive bluegrass. For some great insight into the band's journey and decision to come back together, view Garden & Gun's Q&A feature HERE.
Life Is Good On The Open Road is the welcome return that the group’s legions of passionate fans have been waiting for. Led by the songwriting of lead singer Dave Simonett, the new songs touch on key elements from the entire spectrum of Trampled By Turtles body of work, while creating something that sounds fresh and invigorated. Simonett, and bandmates Erik Berry, Ryan Young, Dave Carroll, Tim Saxhaug and Eamonn McLain reunited at a cabin in the Minnesota woods to see if the special chemistry they once shared still existed. It did not take long for the magic to reveal itself with a renewed sense of purpose and the result shines brightly on Life Is Good On The Open Road. Hear the abum's debut track "The Middle" featured via Rolling Stone Country.
After 15 years of recording, captivating high-energy live shows and Simonett’s writing, Trampled By Turtles have built a large and loyal fanbase that pack venues from coast to coast. The band's spring tour finds them playing multiple nights in theaters all over, as well as headlining major venues including the Ryman Auditorium, Fox Theatre and and Red Rocks Amphitheatre, with many dates already sold out. View a full list of tour dates HERE.