Leftover Salmon announces the first part of its summer festivals for 2009. The band has been playing only a limited amount of shows each year since reuniting in 2007. This summer Salmon will hit some of its favorite festivals including a few new ones. Confirmed dates as of now are Del Fest, Denver Botanic Gardens, Chili and Brew Fest, and High Sierra.
Memorial Day weekend will kick of the festival season for Leftover Salmon, performing twice. On May 23rd at Del McCoury's 2nd annual festival in Cumberland, MD. We are excited to join so many good friends at this event. Please check out www.delfest.com for complete line up and details.
On Memorial Day its self we will return to our home state of Colorado to perform for the first time at the beautiful Denver Botanic Gardens. Enjoy the sounds of Leftover Salmon in this unique setting performing a full 2 ½ hour set in the company of your friends and thousands of blooming plants. Tickets go on sale to the general public on May 5th. http://concerts.botanicgardens.org
On June 5th Salmon will head to Snowmass Colorado for the Chili and Brew Fest. Headlining Friday night with a full 2 set show. Karl Denson will be joining the band as a special guest. moe. headlines Saturday along with Particle featuring Michael Kang. Tickets are available now through Leftover Salmon Ticketing. Complete line up, details, and discount hotel packages at www.snowmasschiliandbrew.com
Forth of July weekend we will once again return to the High Sierra Music Festival in Quincy, CA. This event has become a home away from home for Salmon, playing it many of it's 19 years as a festival. What a great line up they have this year and anyone who's been to High Sierra knows that no matter who's playing it's always a great vibe all around.
We hope to see many of you at these events this summer. We will be announcing a few more dates soon so stay tuned. Thanks for all the support over the years!
May 23 Del Fest - Cumberland, MD
May 25 Botanic Gardens - Denver, CO
June 5 Chili and Brew Fest - Snowmass, CO
July 3 & 4 High Sierra Music Fest - Quincy, CA
Vince's band Great American Taxi is staying busy on the road and also has a new CD coming out in 2009. A complimentary download from the new album, with guest appearance by Matt Flinner will be available directly from the band website this week: http://www.greatamericantaxi.com
See Great American Taxi this week in the North West and Montana. Complete summer tour dates are list on their website HERE.
Wed 29 Silver Moon Brewing Co. - Bend, OR
Thurs 30 Goodfoot Lounge - Portland, OR
Fri 1 The Top Hat - Missoula, MT
Sat 2 Zebra Cocktail Lounge - Bozeman, MT
Wed 20 The Bottleneck - Lawrence, KS - w/ Oakhurst
Thur 21 Schwagstock 40 - Camp Zoe - Salem, MO
Fri 22 Hookahville - Frontier Ranch - Pataskala, OH
Sat 23 DELFEST - Cumberland, MD
Sun 24 SUMMER CAMP - Chillicothe, IL
Drew Emmitt will also be touring with both the Drew Emmitt Band and the Emmitt-Nershi Band this summer. More dates to be announced soon, keep and eye on www.drewemmitt.com or www.emmittnershiband.com for more info and new dates.
Sat Jun 06 Chattanooga TN RIVERBEND FESTIVAL Emmitt-Nershi Band
Fri Jun 12 Bellvue CO MISHAWAKA Emmitt-Nershi Band
Sat Jun 27 Wilmington NC DOWNTOWN WILMINGTON BREWGRASS FESTIVAL Drew Emmitt Band
Thu Jul 23 Floyd VA FLOYD FEST Emmitt-Nershi Band
Sat Aug 29 Nederland CO NEDFEST Drew Emmitt Band
Sun Aug 30 Nederland CO NEDFEST Emmitt-Nershi Band
The Emmitt-Nershi Band recently finished recording their first album in Dec of 2008 at Sleeping Giant Studios in CO. Look for the album out this fall, more info on the release coming soon. Drew Emmitt's third solo album, LONG ROAD is out now.
Get your copy online, at a show or in stores everywhere!