EMI/Credential Recordings is excited to confirm Patty Griffin's first tour in support of her new record, Downtown Church, released January 26. The dates are the first leg of several that will take her across the country throughout the year. They begin in St. Louis on March 26 and end April 17 in Driftwood, TX.
The band will be Buddy Miller, Doug Lancio, Frank Swart, Marco Giovino and John Deaderick.
Downtown Church is Griffin's seventh album and was produced by Miller. The album was cut live in The Downtown Presbyterian Church on 5th Ave. N. in Nashville over the first week of January 2009 with Griffin singing from the pulpit. It features vocal support from Emmylou Harris, Raul Malo, Jim Lauderdale, Shawn Colvin, Mike Farris, Buddy and Julie Miller as well as Regina and Ann McCrary, whose father was one of the founding members of the legendary gospel group the Fairfield Four.
Patty Griffin Tour Dates
03/26/10 St. Louis, MO The Pageant
03/27/10 Lawrence, KS Liberty Hall
03/29/10 Denver, CO Paramount
03/30/10 Salt Lake City, UT Kingsbury Hall
04/01/10 Seattle, WA The Moore
04/02/10 Vancouver, BC The Commodore
04/04/10 Portland, OR Crystal Ballroom
04/05/10 Berkeley, CA Zellerbach
04/09/10 Santa Cruz, CA Rio
04/10/10 Los Angeles, CA The Wiltern
04/16/10 Dallas, TX House of Blues
04/17/10 Driftwood, TX Old Settler's