Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Darrell Scott Joins Robert Plant's Band of Joy

Photo credit: Rodney Bursiel

You gotta love these supergroups, or at least the idea of them.

Robert Plant has joined the fun and re-formed Band of Joy, which will feature Darrell Scott, Patty Griffin, Buddy Miller, Byron House and Marco Giovino. Better yet, they're hitting the road this summer (see dates below), and an album featuring this line-up will be released later this year on Rounder Records.

Scott's A Crooked Road, a two disc set and his eighth solo album, will be released on May 25, and features 20 originally written tracks. This follows his critically acclaimed 2008 release Modern Hymns.

DARRELL SCOTT TOUR DATES
April 17 Kalamazoo, MI Kalamazoo Valley Community Center
April 23 Roanoke, VA Kirk Avenue Music Hall
April 24 Frostburg, MD Palace Theatre
May 17 Cambridge, MA Club Passim
May 20 Vienna, VA Jammin’ Java
May 25 Nashville, TN The Station Inn
May 27 Decatur, GA Eddie’s Attic
May 28 Cary, NC Six String Café
May 29 Asheville, NC Grey Eagle
June 4 Iowa City, IA Iowa Arts Fest
June 5 Denver, CO Soiled Dove
June 6 Pagosa Springs, CO Pagosa Folk ‘n Bluegrass Festival
June 18 Pomeroy, OH Fur Peace Ranch
July 13 Memphis, TN The Orpheum Theatre*
July 15 Little Rock, AR Robinson Center Music Hall*
July 16 Tulsa, OK Brady Theatre*
July 18 Albuquerque, NM Sandia Casino Amphitheater*
July 20 Phoenix, AZ Dodge Theater*
July 21 Tucson, AZ Anselmo Valencia Amphitheater*
July 23 Dallas, TX Meyerson Symphony Hall*
July 24 Houston, TX Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion*
July 26 Austin, TX Stubbs Waller Creek Amphitheater*
July 28 Mobile, AL The Saenger Theatre*
July 30 Clearwater, FL Ruth Eckerd Hall*
July 31 Miami, FL Bayfront Park Amphitheater*
August 9 Lyons, CO Rocky Mt Folks Festival
August 14 Glenwood Springs, CO Hotel Colorado
September 2-6 Miami, FL Sailing Southern Ground Cruise
September 11 Brevard, NC Mountain Song Festival
September 17 Bristol, TN Rhythm and Roots Festival

*as part of Robert Plant’s Band of Joy

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