Toronto’s Phoenix Concert Theatre to host Drive-By Truckers

The Phoenix Concert Theatre will host a sold out performance by acclaimed alt-country rock outfit Drive-By Truckers on Saturday, Feb. 4 at 8 p.m.

Drive-By Truckers, which currently features Patterson Hood (guitar, vocals, mandolin), Mike Cooley (guitar, vocals, banjo, harmonica), Brad Morgan (drums), Jay Gonzalez (keyboards, guitar, accordion, saw, backing vocals), Matt Patton (bass, backing vocals), and David Barbe (producer, engineer, guitar, bass, keys, vocals), is out on the road promoting their most recent studio long-player. American Band, their eleventh album overall, was released in September 2016 through ATO Records. The album reached No. 26 on the Billboard 200.  American Band, widely considered to be the most political album of Drive-By Truckers’ career, is supported by lead single “Surrender Under Protest.”

The group released their latest live album, It’s Great To Be Alive!, in October 2015 through ATO Records. The album, recorded during a three-night run marking Drive-By Truckers 20th anniversary at the Fillmore in San Francisco, California. The 3-disc album debuted at No. 111 on the Billboard 200.

Gangstabilly, Drive-By Truckers’ debut LP, was released in March 1998 through Soul Dump Records. The album, which was later re-released by New West Records in 2005, was recorded live in-studio in just two days with producers Andy Baker and Andy LeMaster at the helm.

Drive-By Truckers released more albums: Pizza Deliverance (1999), Southern Rock Opera (2001), Decoration Day (2003), The Dirty South (2004), A Blessing and a Curse (2006), Brighter Than Creation's Dark (2008), The Big To-Do (2010), Go-Go Boots (2011), and English Oceans (2014).

This is a 19 and over sold out event. The Phoenix Concert Theatre is located at 410 Sherbourne Street in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. For more information, visit Drive-By Truckers’ website, Collective Concerts’ website, and The Phoenix Concert Theatre’s website.