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Sturgill Simpson Plots 2017 U.S. Tour

Grammy-nominated performer resumes his road duties at Florida’s Okeechobee Festival on March 4th

In the midst of what’s already shaping up to be a big 2017 for Sturgill Simpson, the singer-songwriter just announced a string of new United States tour dates.

Kicking off March 4th at Florida’s Okeechobee Music and Arts Festival, Simpson will trek across the U.S. through early October, hitting a handful of other multi-artist events like Louisville’s Forecastle Festival and Birmingham’s Sloss Music and Arts Festival as well as headlining solo theater dates. He’ll also head to Japan for a one-off festival date at the end of July.

Simpson made his Saturday Night Live debut earlier this month, performing “Keep It Between the Lines” and “Call to Arms” on the January 14th episode. 

At this weekend’s Grammy Awards, Simpson is nominated in two categories, Album of the Year and Best Country Album for his 2016 release A Sailor’s Guide to Earth. Simpson is also slated to perform during the Grammy telecast, which will air live from Los Angeles’ Staples Center Sunday, February 12th at 8 p.m. ET on CBS.

Tickets for Simpson’s tour go on sale February 16th. Check out a full list of dates below:

March 4 – Okeechobee, Florida @ Okeechobee Music & Arts Festival
May 6 – Orange Beach, Alabama @ The Wharf Amphitheater
July 7 – Charlotte, North Carolina @ Charlotte Metro Credit Union Amphitheatre
July 8 – Cary, North Carolina @ Koka Booth Amphitheatre
July 14 – Atlanta, Georgia @ Fox Theatre
July 15 – Louisville, Kentucky @ Forecastle Festival
July 16 – Birmingham, Alabama @ Sloss Music & Arts Festival
July 30 – Niigata, Japan @ Fuji Rock Festival
September 7 – Sugar Land, Texas @ Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land
September 8 – Grand Prairie, Texas @ Verizon Theatre
September 9 – Austin, Texas @ Austin360 Amphitheater
September 14 – New York, New York @ Radio City Music Hall
September 15 – Columbia, Maryland @ Merriweather Post Pavilion
September 16 – Boston, Massachusetts @ Blue Hills Bank Pavilion
September 19 – Detroit, Michigan @ Fox Theatre
September 21 – St. Louis, Missouri @ Fox Theatre
September 22 – Chicago, Illinois @ Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island
September 25 – Morrison, Colorado @ Red Rocks Amphitheatre
September 29 – Portland, Oregon @ Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
September 30 – Redmond, Washington @ Marymoor Amphitheater
October 6 – Los Angeles, California @ Greek Theatre

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