Coming To A Town Near You: The 2013 Revival Tour

Written by January 11th, 2013 at 1:22 pm

Five years ago, Chuck Ragan took a short break from Hot Water Music to launch the Revival Tour, an annual acoustic tour featuring performances by a rotating group of Americana artists, indie-folksters and punk-rockers. Like a stripped-down, tattooed version of the Rolling Thunder Revue, the Revival Tour allowed performers to jump onstage with one another, resulting in something that didn’t resemble a concert as much as an old-school hootenanny, with spontaneous jams occurring every night.

What began as a collaboration between friends has since grown into something bigger, and the 2013 Revival Tour — featuring Ragan, The Loved Ones’ Dave Hause, Rise Against’s Tim McIlrath, Rocky Votolato, Jenny Owen Youngs, Jenny O., and other special guests — will launch on March 15th in Corpus Christi, Texas.

“I’m always excited to venture out on another Revival Tour, to say the least,” Ragan tells American Songwriter. “The lineup always changes, the songs are always captivating, the people are genuine and it always moves, breathes, and evolves. Seeing and hearing a group of players and singers that I admire enter the bus and stage as strangers and leave as life-long friends is nothing short of a modern-day miracle to me. Not to mention the memorable collaborations, recordings, and one of kind moments that folks leave behind while sharing good music with good people along the way. I’m thrilled, honored and genuinely anxious to see what will unfold with this group of songwriters in 2013!”

THE REVIVAL TOUR
Tickets: www.therevivaltourtix.com
Chuck Ragan, Rocky Votolato, Jenny Owen Youngs
Mar-15 Corpus Christi TX House of Rock
Mar-16 Austin TX SXSW (8pm – 2am)
Mar-18 Dallas TX Trees
Mar-19 Houston TX Fitzgerald’s
Mar-20 New Orleans LA Tipitina’s
Mar-21 Pensacola FL Vinyl Music Hall
Mar-22 Orlando FL The Social
Mar-23 Jacksonville FL Jack Rabbits
Mar-24 Atlanta GA The Loft
Mar-25 Asheville NC The Orange Peel

Dave Hause, Chuck Ragan, Rocky Votolato, Jenny Owen Youngs
Mar-26 Washington DC Black Cat
Mar-27 Philadelphia PA TLA (Theatre of Living Arts)
Mar-28 New York NY Irving Plaza
Mar-29 Boston MA Paradise Rock Club
Mar-30 Brooklyn NY The Bell House
Mar-31 Montreal QC Le Cabaret du Mile End
Apr-01 Toronto ON Lee’s Place
Apr-02 Toronto ON Lee’s Place
Apr-03 Pittsburgh PA Altar Bar
Apr-04 Cleveland OH Grog Shop
Apr-05 Detroit MI Magic Stick
Apr-06 Columbus OH A&R Bar

Dave Hause, Tim McIlrath, Jenny O., Chuck Ragan, Rocky Votolato, Jenny Owen Youngs,
Sun/Apr-07 Nashville TN Mercy Lounge

Dave Hause, Tim McIlrath, Jenny O., Chuck Ragan, Rocky Votolato, 
Apr-08 St. Louis MO Old Rock House
Apr-09 Chicago IL HOB
Apr-10 Milwaukee WI Turner Hall Ballroom
Apr-11 Minneapolis MN Varsity Theater
Apr-12 Lawrence KS The Granada
Apr-13 Denver CO The Summit Music Hall
Apr-14 Fort Collins CO Aggie Theatre
Apr-16 Boise ID Knitting Factory
Apr-17 Vancouver BC Vogue Theatre
Apr-18 Seattle WA Showbox at The Market

Dave Hause, Tim McIlrath, Jenny O., Chuck Ragan
Apr-19 Portland OR Aladdin Theater
Apr-20 San Francisco CA Great American Music Hall
Apr-21 Solana Beach CA Belly Up
Apr-22 Santa Ana CA Observatory
Apr-23 Los Angeles CA El Rey Theatre

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