Hard Working Americans to release Live EP

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Submitted by Kymm Britton on Mon, 07/10/2017 - 6:25 pm

Throughout music history, the breakthrough albums for several legendary artists were live recordings Live At Fillmore East by The Allman Brothers Band, Frampton Comes Alive by Peter Frampton, and Alive by KISS. Now four decades later, history seems poised to repeat itself with the release of We’re All In This Together, the powerful, new live album by Hard Working Americans.

Recorded by monitor engineer Colin Cargile during the band’s 2016 Rest In Chaos tour, the album was produced by Dave Schools and mixed by the legendary John Keane, who also mixed the band’s first record. We’re All In This Together features 13 tracks, with most selected from an unforgettable show at Iron City in Birmingham, Alabama.

Listen to HWA’s rendition of Chuck Berry’s “School Day” (Ring! Ring! Goes the Bell) from the forthcoming album HERE: https://youtu.be/hV4BZRrG2vc

Dubbed a “jam band super hero group” by some journalists, because of it’s high-profile lineup, the rock sextet features bassist Dave Schools and drummer Duane Trucks of Widespread Panic, guitarist Neal Casal of Chris Robinson Brotherhood, keyboardist Chad Staehly of Great American Taxi, Tulsa guitarist Jesse Aycock, and celebrated singer-songwriter Todd Snider on lead vocals.

“For the kind of band we are, I think this is a definite statement for us,” Snider says of  We’re All In This Together. “It captures a collective spirit, a collective muse being shared by a thousand-plus people.”  Duane Trucks adds, “We have the power of the songs in a live setting and have a good picture of the exploratory nature of the band. That’s what you hope for.”

We’re All In This Together will be released August 4, 2017 on Melvin/Thirty Tigers.

A limited edition vinyl version of the new release will be available directly from the band, and includes an extra song and custom blotter paper artwork. Pre-order begun Friday, June 23rd  HERE

 

CHECK OUT HARD WORKING AMERICANS LIVE ON TOUR:

July 21  Bloomington, IN @ The Bluebird

July 22  Chicago, IL @ The Great Lawn

Sept 21 Houston, TX @ Hobby Center *

Sept 22  Dallas, TX @ Music Hall at Fair Park *

Sept 23  Austin, TX @ The Moody Theatre (sold out) *

Sept 24  Oklahoma City, OK @ The Tower City

Sept 26  Kansas City, MO @ Knuckleheads Saloon

Sept 27 St Louis, MO @ Delmar Hall

Sept 28  Bloomington, IL @ The Castle Theatre

Sept 29  Louisville, KY @ Headliner’s Music Hall

Sept 30  Gatlinburg, TN @ Sugarlands Mountain Fest

Oct  1 Raleigh, NC @ Lincoln Theatre

Oct  4  Ponte Vedra, FL @ Ponta Vedra Concert Hall

Oct  5  Atlanta, GA @ Variety Playhouse

Oct  6  Birmingham, AL @ TBA

Oct 7  Memphis, TN @ Festival in Memphis TBA

Nov  3  Portland, OR @ Keller Auditorium *

Nov  4   Seattle, WA @ Paramount Theatre *

Nov   9   San Diego, CA @ San Diego Civic Theatre *

Nov 10 Los Angeles, CA @ Orpheum Theatre *

Nov 17  Oakland, CA @ Fox Theater *

 

* supporting Tedeschi Trucks Band

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