Murdering Oscar (and other love songs), the second solo album by Patterson Hood of the Drive-By Truckers, is out today (June 23nd). Its release coincides with Hood's Music Hall of Williamsburg show tonight, which is part of his ongoing solo tour. Tickets are still on sale, and we have three pairs to give away. More details on that below.
Hood also plays Wednesday (June 24th) at the Bowery Ballroom (tickets are still on sale). The solo tour continues into July, with more dates below. The Screwtopians lineup includes Will Johnson and Scott Danbom (Centro-matic/South San Gabriel), David Barbe (Sugar) and John Neff and Brad Morgan (Drive-By Truckers). Will Johnson opens both shows.
DBT have their own summer tour dates scheduled, including some backing up Booker T (of the MGs). Those are below too...
Patterson Hood & the Screwtopians - 2009 Tour Dates
Tue Jun 23 Brooklyn NY MUSIC HALL OF WILLIAMSBURG @
Wed Jun 24 New York NY BOWERY BALLROOM @
Thu Jun 25 Washington DC BLACK CAT @
Sat Jun 27 Athens GA ATHFEST
Wed Jul 08 San Francisco CA INDEPENDENT
Fri Jul 10 Portland OR WONDER BALLROOM #
Sat Jul 11 Seattle WA NO DEPRESSION FESTIVAL
# w/ The Gourds
@ w/ Will Johnson opening
Drive-By Truckers - 2009 Tour Dates
Sat Jul 04 Chicago IL - Grant Park %
Sat Jul 18 Ottawa ONT - OTTAWA BLUES FESTIVAL
Thu Jul 23 Florence AL - SHOALS THEATRE !
Fri Jul 24 Florence AL - SHOALS THEATRE ^
Fri Aug 07 Fayetteville AR - GEORGES MAJESTIC
Sat Aug 08 Jackson MS - HAL & MALS
Thu Aug 13 Sun Valley, ID - ELKHORN SPRINGS RESORT
Thu Aug 20 Macon, GA - COX CAPITAL THEATRE
Fri Aug 21 Myrtle Beach, SC - HOUSE OF BLUES
Thu Sep 03 Salt Lake City, UT - RED BUTTE GARDEN %
Sun Sep 06 Aspen, CO - JAZZ ASPEN
Sun Nov 15 Charleston, WV - CLAY CENTER
% Booker T & DBTs
! w/ The Whigs
^ w/ The Decoys
To win a pair of tickets to see Patterson Hood & the Screwtopians at the Music Hall of Williamsburg on June 23rd, send an email to BVCONTESTS@HOTMAIL.COM with the word "PATTERSON" in the subject line. Include your first and last name. You must be at least 18 years old to win. Winners will be contacted ASAP and placed on guestlist at the venue.