by Andrew Frisicano

The Old 97s

June is going to be an exciting month for Old 97's fans. "An Evening With Old 97's" will be on tour in June through the eastern States. Both Rhett Miller and Murry Hammond will perform solo acoustic sets before taking the stage with Old 97's. has tickets for many of these shows.

That tour visits Hoboken, NJ venue Maxwell's for four nights - tickets are on general sale for the shows on June 19th, June 20th, June 23rd and June 24th shows. The Old 97's will also play at Westchester's Tarrytown Music Hall (less than 1 hour from Grand Central) on Friday, June 26th. Tickets for that show are on sale, too.

And before those dates, Old 97's frontman Rhett Miller will play (Le) Poisson Rouge on Thursday, April 16th with Starling Crush. Tickets are on sale.

Miller's other Greater NY-area shows might be of interest as well. His May 30th show in Hunter, NY is part of the three-day Mountain Jam Festival. (Tickets are on sale - full lineup below.) And his May 1st show at the Count Basie Theatre in Red Bank, NJ is part of the Writers in the Raw series. Miller appears there with David Johansen (of the New York Dolls), Alec Ounsworth (of Clap Your Hands Say Yeah), and Ashton Shepherd. (Tickets are on sale.)

Miller's newest, self-titled solo album will be out June 9th on Shout! Factory Records.

All tour dates, with Rhett Miller track list and Mountain Jam lineup below...

'Rhett Miller' track list:
1. Nobody Says I Love You Anymore
2. Like Love
3. Caroline
4. I Need to Know Where I Stand
5. Happy Birthday Don't Die
6. Bonfire
7. Haphazardly
8. If It's Not Love
9. Another Girlfriend
10. Refusing Temptation
11. Lashes
12. Sometimes

Moutain Jam Friday, May 29th
Gov't Mule
Umphrey's McGee
Tea Leaf Green
Railroad Earth
Girl Talk *
Porter Batiste Stoltz
Eric Krasno & Chapter 2 *
Marco Benevento Trio
Black Taxi
Alberta Cross
Hot Day at the Zoo
Stoney Clove Lane

Moutain Jam Saturday, May 30th
Gov't Mule
Coheed & Cambria
The Hold Steady
Karl Denson's Tiny Universe
Gene Ween Band
Jackie Greene
John Medeski
Brett Dennen
Lee Boys
Rhett Miller
Joe Pug
Jennie Arnau
The Trapps
The Movement
Pimps of Joytime
Joey Eppard

Moutain Jam Sunday, May 31st
The Allman Brothers Band
Michael Franti & Spearhead
The Derek Trucks Band
BK3 featuring Bill Kreutzmann
Richie Havens
Martin Sexton
The Brew

Rhett Miller - 2009 Tour Dates
April 11 Castaways Ithaca, NY
April 16 Le Poisson Rouge New York, NY
May 01 Count Basie Theatre Red Bank, NJ
May 13 The Iron Horse Northampton, MA
May 14 Paradise Rock Club Boston, MA
May 30 Hunter Mtn Ski Resort Hunter, NY

Old 97's - 2009 Tour Dates
May 02 Cubby Bear Chicago, IL
May 03 Cubby Bear Chicago, IL
May 08 Taste Addison Addison, TX
May 16 Tulsa International Mayfest Tulsa, OK
June 19 Maxwell's Hoboken, NJ
June 20 Maxwell's Hoboken, NJ
June 21 Theatre of the Living Arts Philadelphia, PA
June 23 Maxwell's Hoboken, NJ
June 24 Maxwell's Hoboken, NJ
June 25 Bottle & Cork Dewey Beach, DE
June 26 Tarrytown Music Hall Tarrytown, NY
June 27 Recher Theatre Towson, MD
June 28 Hartwood Acres Pittsburgh, PA
July 11 Snowbird Mountain Music Festival Salt Lake City, UT

[Thanks to rajohn for the tip]

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