Justin Townes Earle announces 2018 solo tour dates
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Americana singer-songwriter Justin Townes Earle has announced a run of North American solo tour dates set for this spring and into early summer. The announcement from the 36-year-old performer arrived earlier this week and follows the May 2017 release of his seventh studio album, Kids in the Street. The 32-date tour is scheduled to start on May 6 in British Columbia and run well into mid-June with a final show at the Aladdin Theater in Portland, Ore.

Since ditching school and launching his musical career in Nashville as part of roots rock and bluegrass outfits, Earle has gone on to put out a handful of records and collaborations which have helped to keep the more acoustic-driven genres somewhat relevant in these heavily electronic times. Over the last decade, Earle has gone on to earn a global fanbase thanks to his pure and honest style of songwriting and performing, and has graced the stages of events ranging from Glastonbury to the Newport Folk Festival.

“I've made eight records now in ten years, so I don't have fans that have forgotten about songs yet, but I do have to mix it up a lot now,” he mentioned about his new spin on older musical styles in a recent interview. “I'm not reinventing the wheel; like [Bob] Dylan said, I'm working within pre-existing forms. And I love doing that and being able to remind people of something that came from the past. It's always been important, but I think it's becoming more so because we're advancing at such an insane speed.”

Notable stops on Earle’s upcoming tour include scheduled shows at Colorado’s Gothic Theatre, Boston’s Sinclair and Brooklyn’s Music Hall of Williamsburg, just to name a few. Tickets for select shows on the upcoming spring-into-summer tour will be going on sale to the public starting Friday, Feb. 23, and can be purchased by clicking here.

2018 Tour Dates:
May 6 - Salt Spring Island, BC - Pitchfork Social
May 8 - Salt Lake City, UT - The State Room
May 9 - Fort Collins, CO - Washington's
May 10 - Englewood, CO - Gothic Theatre (Click here for tickets)
May 11 - Omaha, NE - The Waiting Room
May 12 - St. Paul, MN - Turf Club
May 14 - Maquoketa, IA - Codfish Hollow Barnstormers
May 15 - Evanston, IL - Space
May 16 - Indianapolis, IN - The HI-FI
May 17 - Kalamazoo, MI - Bell's Eccentric Café
May 18 - Cleveland, OH - Beachland Ballroom
May 19 - Toronto, ON - The Great Hall
May 20 - Albany, NY - Hart Theatre at The Egg
May 21 - Cambridge, MA - The Sinclair (Click here for tickets)
May 23 - Philadelphia, PA - World Cafe Live
May 24 - Brooklyn, NY - Music Hall of Williamsburg (Click here for tickets)
May 25 - Fall River, MA - Narrows Center for the Arts
May 26 - Hamden, CT - The Space Ballroom
May 27 - Amagansett, NY - The Stephen Talkhouse
May 29 - Alexandria, VA - The Birchmere Music Hall
May 30 - Raleigh, NY - Stag's Head Music Hall
June 1 - Asheville, NC - Grey Eagle
June 2 - Louisville, KY - Headliners,
June 4 - Oklahoma City, OK - Tower Theatre
June 5 - Austin, TX - 3TEN ACL Live
June 6 - Houston, TX - The Heights Theater
June 7 - Dallas, TX - Kessler Theater
June 8 - Roswell, NM - The Liberty
June 10 - San Diego, CA - Casbah
June 11 - Los Angeles, CA - Troubadour
June 13 - Berkeley, CA - Freight & Salvage Coffeehouse
June 15 - Portland, OR - Aladdin Theater