Patty Griffin has announced summer tour dates to promote her latest studio album American Kid. American Kid is out today and the tour begins at the end of the month in Asheville, NC. Griffin will work her way west with the tour proper ending with shows in San Francisco and Los Angeles at the end of June. She is slated to perform at Rocky Mt. Folks Festival in Colorado in August.
In addition to the tour, Griffin will be performing on The Tonight Show tonight performing a song from the new album. I know which one it is. I'm not going to tell you because that would be spoiling the surprise. Okay... I'll make a compromise with you, I'll put the song title at the bottom of this article for those of you who want to know so see below.
I'm hoping the gap between the LA show and the Colorado festival appearance will include more shows with at least one of them in driving distance for me. I've never seen Patty in concert since being turned on to her music by BBS Contributor Heather and she's now on my list of "must see" performers. Unfortunately Virginia is as close as she's coming to Huntsville and that's a drive I just can't make.
So here they are, kids, the tour dates for Patty Griffin's American Kid tour. Don't forget to catch her tonight on The Tonight Show where she will be playing... (scroll down)
- May 30 - Asheville, NC @ The Orange Peel
- June 1 - Saxapahaw, NC @ Haw River Ballroom
- June 2 - Alexandria, VA @ The Birchmere
- June 3 - Alexandria, VA @ The Birchmere
- June 5 - Brooklyn, NY @ Celebrate Brooklyn
- June 6 - Philadelphia, PA @ Verizon Hall
- June 7 - Boston, MA @ House of Blues
- June 8 - Waterville, ME @ Waterville Music Hall
- June 11 - Toronto, ON @ Danforth Music Hall
- June 12 - Chicago, IL @ Athenaeum Theatre
- June 13 - Minneapolis, MN @ Pantages
- June 15 - Bozeman, MT @ Wilson Theater
- June 18 - Vancouver, BC @ Chan Center for the Performing Arts
- June 19 - Seattle, WA @ Neptune
- June 20 - Portland, OR @ Crystal Ballroom
- June 23 - San Francisco, CA @ Fillmore
- June 25 - Los Angeles, CA @ Wiltern
- August 17 - Lyons, Co @ Rocky Mt. Folks Festival