Saturday, August 4, 2012

New Patterson Hood album due out Sept. 11 - free song available now

2012 continues to be, in a way, the year of Alabama ascendant... along with upstarts like Alabama Shakes and Lee Bains III & The Glory Fires, we have a new solo album from Drive-By Truckers frontman Patterson Hood. Heat Lightning Rumbles In The Distance will be out September on ATO Records, and on early listen, it sounds terrific.

You can download and listen to "Come Back Little Star", which features a duet with Kelly Hogan:

Tour dates:

Sep 14 Jomeoke Music and Arts Festival – Pinnacle, NC
Sep 15 The Southern Cafe and Music Hall – Charlottesville, VA
Sep 16 World Cafe Live Downstairs – Philadelphia, PA
Sep 17 Bowery Ballroom – New York, NY
Sep 18 Paradise Rock Club – Boston, MA
Sep 20 Club Helsinki – Hudson, NY
Sep 22 City Winery – Chicago, IL
Sep 23 City Winery – Chicago, IL
Sep 24 Fine Line Music Café – Minneapolis, MN
Sep 27 Star Theater – Portland, OR
Sep 28 Star Theater – Portland, OR
Sep 29 Biltmore Cabaret - Vancouver, BC
Oct 1 Tractor Tavern – Seattle, WA
Oct 2 Tractor Tavern – Seattle, WA
Oct 6 Masonic Lodge @ Hollywood Forever Cemetery – Los Angeles, CA
Oct 7 Anthology – San Diego, CA
Oct 10 Cactus Café – Austin, TX
Oct 11 Cactus Café – Austin, TX
Oct 12 Austin City Limits Festival – Austin, TX

Tickets available at this website now.

Along with all the rest of the Truckers and Kelly Hogan, the album features Scott Danbom and Will Johnson of Centro-matic and Hood's father, legendary Muscle Shoals session man David Hood.

Expect great things - you won't be disappointed.

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