The Byrds’ Roger McGuinn & Chris Hillman announce ‘Sweetheart of the Rodeo’ 50th anniversary tour
The Byrds' Roger McGuinn & Chris Hillman will celebrate the 50th anniversary of The Byrds' landmark country rock classic, Sweetheart of the Rodeo, by playing it in full and telling stories surrounding it, on an upcoming tour. They'll be joined onstage by Marty Stuart and his Fabulous Superlatives and Roger says, "We're all looking forward to taking the fans through the back pages of the recording. The concert will include songs that led up to that ground breaking trip to Nashville and all the songs from the album." There are currently only five announced dates, including LA and Albany, NY (which so far is the only Northeast show), but more are promised soon. All are listed, along with a stream of Sweetheart of the Rodeo, below.
The Byrds - 2018 Sweetheart of the Rodeo tour
July 24 – Los Angeles, CA @ Ace Hotel
July 29 – Saratoga, CA @ Mountain Winery
September 18 – Albany, NY @ Hart Theater
September 20 – Hopewell, VA @ Beacon Theatre
October 3 – Akron, OH @ Akron Civic