Drive-By Truckers frontman Patterson Hood has another project in the works with The Downtown Rumblers. Their album, Heat Lightning Rumbles in the Distance, drops September 11, and 19 Patterson Hood and the Downtown Rumblers 2012 tour dates across the country will support the release. A few folks in Camden, NJ, Brooklyn, NY, and Winston-Salem, NC, may have already caught one of the band's lesser-promoted shows in July.
Patterson Hood Tour Dates 2012
|9/14/2012||Pinnacle||NC||Jomeoke Music and Arts Festival|
|9/15/2012||Charlottesville||VA||Southern Cafe and Music Hall|
|9/17/2012||New York||NY||Bowery Ballroom|
|9/18/2012||Boston||MA||Paradise Rock Club|
|9/24/2012||Minneapolis||MN||Fine Line Music Cafe|
|10/6/2012||Los Angeles||CA||Masonic Lodge|
|10/12/2012||Austin||TX||Austin City Limits Festival|
Hood announced on his website that only a few Drive-By Truckers 2012 tour dates remain, including Floyd Fest and a couple of others in Asheville, NC, and at The Georgia Theater. After that, Patterson Hood and the Downtown Rumblers tour dates will be his sole focus for the rest of the year. Hope For Agoldensummer have been announced as the supporting act for the Heat Lightning Stories and Songs fall tour dates.
Patterson Hood Tickets 2012
|Thursday 8:00 PM||Todd Snider with Patterson Hood Todd Snider with Patterson Hood Lexington Opera House – Lexington, KY tickets from $161|
|Monday 9:00 PM||Patterson Hood Patterson Hood Bowery Ballroom – New York, NY|
|Tuesday 8:00 PM||Patterson Hood Patterson Hood Paradise Rock Club – Boston, MA|
|Friday 3:30 AM||Austin City Limits Festival (3 Day Pass) with Red Hot Chili Peppers, Weezer, The Shins Austin City Limits Festival (3 Day Pass) with Red Hot Chili Peppers, Weezer, The Shins Zilker Park – Austin, TX tickets from $347|
|Friday 11:00 AM||Austin City Limits Festival (Friday Pass) with Weezer, Florence and the Machine, The Black Keys Austin City Limits Festival (Friday Pass) with Weezer, Florence and the Machine, The Black Keys Zilker Park – Austin, TX tickets from $144|
This is Patterson Hood's third solo record, and the resulting tour will be attracting fans of both the Drive-By Truckers and his side projects. The first show will be at a festival in North Carolina along the Blue Ridge, and then the soulful Southern act will travel to Charlottesville, VA, Philly, New York and Boston, and then bolt for the Western US with a stop in Chicago. If you're determined to catch Patterson Hood and the Downtown Rumblers 2012 tour dates, use SeatGeek's one-stop ticket finder to get the best seats and best value on Heat Lightning Stories and Songs ticket prices. If you have questions about finding Patterson Hood tickets before he finishes the tour and heads to Europe, ask us a question on Twitter @SeatGeek. Rumble on, Rumblers!