by Andrew Sacher

photo by Sarrah Danziger (from feature film 'Buttercup Bill')
Hurray for the Riff Raff

New Orleans country band Hurray for the Riff Raff returned earlier this year with the album Small Town Heroes on ATO. It's the kind of consistently great country album that's certainly more indebted to decade-old styles rather than the genre's current trends, but it doesn't have a novel retro/old timey feel either. If you're unfamiliar with the album, check out the videos for four of its tracks, below.

Hurray for the Riff Raff already visited NYC a few times this year, like for Lincoln Center's American Songbook series and for a Central Park Summerstage show, and they've now announced a tour for 2015 which has them returning for shows on April 24 at Bowery Ballroom and April 25 at Music Hall of Wiliamsburg. Tickets for those shows go on sale at noon on Friday (12/12) with AmEx presales starting at noon today (12/10).

All dates are listed, with those videos, below...


Hurray for the Riff Raff - "The Body Electric"

Hurray For The Riff Raff - "I Know It's Wrong (But That's Alright)"

Hurray for the Riff Raff - "St. Roch Blues"

Hurray for the Riff Raff - "End of the Line"

Hurray for the Riff Raff -- 2015 Tour Dates
Mar 05 Fitzgerald's Houston, TX
Mar 06 Gruene Hall New Braunfels, TX
Mar 10 Rhythm Room Phoenix, AZ
Mar 11 Belly Up Solana Beach, CA
Mar 12 Troubadour Los Angeles, CA
Mar 13 Loma Vista Gardens Big Sur, CA
Mar 20 The Crocodile Seattle, WA
Mar 21 Electric Owl Vancouver, Canada
Mar 22 Aladdin Theater Portland, OR
Mar 25 Treefort Music Festival Boise, ID
Mar 26 The State Room Salt Lake City, UT
Mar 27 Bluebird Theater Denver, CO
Mar 28 Fox Theater Boulder, CO
Mar 30 Sky Light Santa Fe, NM
Apr 01 Dada Dallas, TX
Apr 21 9:30 Club Washington, DC
Apr 22 World Cafe Live - Downstairs Philadelphia, PA
Apr 23 Paradise Rock Club Presented by Newport Folk Boston, MA
Apr 24 Bowery Ballroom New York, NY
Apr 25 Music Hall of Williamsburg Brooklyn, NY
Apr 28 The Shelter Detroit, MI
Apr 30 High Noon Madison, WI
May 01 Cedar Cultural Center Minneapolis, MN
May 03 The Sheldon Concert Hall St Louis, MO
May 05 South on Main presented by Oxford American Presents Little Rock, AR

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