|For Immediate Release
May 24, 2017
STURGILL SIMPSON TO JOIN GUNS N’ ROSES ON SELECT STADIUM TOUR DATES THIS AUGUST
Sturgill Simpson will join Guns N’ Roses on select stadium tour dates this August including Denver’s Mile High Stadium on August 2, Little Rock’s AR War Memorial Stadium on August 5 and Miami’s Marlins Stadium on August 8.
The performances expand Simpson’s already impressive 2017 tour schedule, which features headline shows at Atlanta’s Fox Theatre, Austin’s Austin360 Amphitheater, New York’s Radio City Music Hall, DC’s Merriweather Post Pavilion and L.A.’s Greek Theatre among others. See below for complete tour details.
The 2017 performances culminate a series of groundbreaking years for Simpson, who recently won Best Country Album at the 59th Annual Grammy Awards for his acclaimed new album A Sailor’s Guide To Earth and performed “All Around You” on the live broadcast. Watch the full performance here.
Out now on Atlantic Records (purchase here), A Sailor’s Guide To Earth continues to receive overwhelming critical acclaim with recent “Best of 2016” coverage running at The New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, NPR Music, Rolling Stone, Stereogum, Pitchfork, Salon, Billboard, The Atlantic, Paste, SPIN, American Songwriter among many others. Moreover, since the album’s release, Simpson has performed on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert,” “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah,” “Conan,” “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon,” “Late Night with Seth Meyers,” “Charlie Rose” and, most recently, the 2017 debut episode of “Saturday Night Live.”
STURGILL SIMPSON 2017 TOUR DATES
July 7—Charlotte, NC—Charlotte Metro Credit Union Amphitheatre
July 8—Cary, NC—Koka Booth Amphitheatre
July 14—Atlanta, GA—Fox Theatre
July 15—Louisville, KY—Forecastle Festival
July 16—Birmingham, AL—Sloss Music & Arts Festival
July 30—Niigata, Japan—Fuji Rock Festival
August 2—Denver, CO—Mile High Stadium*
August 5—Little Rock, AR—AR War Memorial Stadium*
August 8—Miami, FL—Marlins Stadium*
September 7—Sugar Land, TX—Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land
September 8—Grand Prairie, TX—Verizon Theatre
September 9—Austin, TX—Austin360 Amphitheater
September 14—New York, NY—Radio City Music Hall
September 15—Columbia, MD—Merriweather Post Pavilion
September 16—Boston, MA—Blue Hills Bank Pavilion
September 19—Detroit, MI—Fox Theatre
September 21—St. Louis, MO—Fox Theatre
September 22—Chicago, IL—Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island
September 25—Morrison, CO—Red Rocks Amphitheatre
September 29—Portland, OR—Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
September 30—Redmond, WA—Marymoor Amphitheater
October 6—Los Angeles, CA—Greek Theatre
*with Guns N’ Roses
For more information, please contact
Asha Goodman 615.320.7753 or Carla Sacks 212.741.1000 at Sacks & Co., email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Or Sheila Richman 212-707-3063 at Atlantic Records, Sheila.Richman@atlanticrecords.com.