RICH ROBINSON Announces New Dates For May/June US Tour

GUITARIST/SONGWRITER RICH ROBINSON
ANNOUNCES NEW DATES FOR MAY/JUNE TOUR

RECORD STORE DAY EXCLUSIVE 7" SINGLE
AVAILABLE IN SELECT STORES 

"Robinson has taken the influences of his entire lifetime and integrated them into one sound.”
Ultimate Classic Rock
MEDIA ALERT New York, NY (May 18, 2015) – Renowned guitarist, songwriter, and co-founder of seminal rock act The Black Crowes, Rich Robinson has announced his US summer tour this May and June. The tour begins in May 27 in Washington, DC and will route from the East Coast to the Midwest, closing with a headlining festival engagement in Manitowoc, WI on June 20.  The tour follows the explosive release of Robinson's Record Store Day exclusive 7” single via The End Records/Circle Sound.


"I'm really looking forward to getting out and seeing everyone," explains Robinson.  "I've been enjoying the simplicity of these acoustic shows where I can break a song down to its purest form. It's been great for me. However it is always great and fun to be loud with my band.

Those shows are going to be a lot of fun. We're so happy to have Gordie Johnson (Big Sugar) filling in for Ted Pecchio on these shows. Gordie is an old friend and amazing musician. Ted had prior commitments and we look forward to seeing him back in the saddle very soon." 
Tour Dates [subject to change]:
5/27 – Washington, DC – The Hamilton
5/28 – Sellersville, PA – Sellersville Theater
5/29 – Pawling, NY – Daryl’s House
5/30 – New York, NY – City Winery
5/31 – New York, NY – City Winery
6/2 – Londonderry, NH – Tupelo Music Hall
6/3 – Boston, MA – Brighton Music Hall
6/4 – Hartford, CT – Infinity Hall
6/5 – Verona, NY – Turning Stone Resort Casino
6/6 – Niagara Falls, NY – Seneca Niagara Falls Casino 
6/7 – Cleveland, OH – Music Box Supper Club
6/11 – The 
Woodlands, TX – Dosey Doe
6/12 – Austin, TX – Republic of Texas Biker Rally [Travis County Expo Center]
6/13 – Arlington, TX – Levitt Pavilion For Performing Arts
6/14 – San Antonio, TX – Sam's Burger Joint

6/16 – Peoria, IL – Limelight Eventplex
6/17 – Evanston, IL – SPACE
6/18 – Chicago, IL – City Winery

6/19 – Minneapolis, MN – State Theater
6/20 –  Manitowoc, WI – Metro Jam
For more information on the tour and ticket details, visit: http://richrobinson.net/ 
Limited Quantities Available Now:
The 7” single “I Remember,” from Robinson’s 2014 critically-acclaimed albumThe Ceaseless Sight is accompanied by a skillful rendition of the song 'Up from the Skies,' a previously unreleased live recording of Robinson captured during his stretch on last year’s Experience Hendrix Tour. Originally recorded by The Jimi Hendrix Experience in 1967, “Up from the Skies” was featured on the group’s second album Axis: Bold as Love.

'I Remember' is available in limited quantities in select stores.
CLICK HERE for a list of retailers nationwide


  Also Available:
The Ceaseless Sight Tracklisting:
1) I Know You
2) Down The Road
3) One Road Hill
4) The Giving Key
5) This Unfortunate Show
6) In Comes The Night
7) Inside
8) I Have a Feeling
9) I Remember
10) In You
11) Trial and Faith
12) Obscure The Day

CLICK HERE to purchase The Ceaseless Sight on iTunes
 Dirigible Utopia Tracklisting:
1) The Weight of the Horse
2) Unchange
3) White Sea
4) Ever


The Dirigible Utopia EP features four acoustic instrumentals and comes in a silk-screened sleeve, making each one unique and extremely rare! CLICK HERE to purchase Dirigible Utopia on iTunes.

For a limited time, fans can purchase an exclusive Dirigible Utopia bundle featuring a
Picks For Peace Rich Robinson bracelet available exclusively via ​The Omega Order.

“As a solo artist, Rich Robinson, the guitar-playing brother in the Black Crowes, has been a gathering storm, closing in on a lyrically spiritual, musically earthy balance of electric-blues bravado, psychedelic-country exploration and almost courtly vocal cool.” – Rolling Stone
"One Road Hill” spotlights Rich’s penchant for crafted arrangements. And the reset of The Ceaseless Sight is robust with catchy melodies and an arching, pastoral feel that has more in common with Neil Young than Jerry Garcia." – Premier Guitar
“In the end, the best reason to listen to The Ceaseless Sight is a simple one: it’s a wonderful album to get lost in … and come out the other side feeling good.”  Relix
 
About:
Robinson was born in 1969 and formed the The Black Crowes with his older brother Chris in Atlanta in the 1980’s. At the age of 17, Robinson began writing the music for the songs that would land on the band’s 1990 debut album, Shake Your Money Maker, which sold 7 million copies. Over the next 10 years, Rich’s songwriting evolved into the musical engine that powered the band to sales of more than 25 million albums. Before taking a hiatus in 2001, the Crowes catalog included classics like The Southern Harmony and Musical Companion, Amorica, By Your Side, and Live at the Greek: Excess All Areas, a double album that captured the teaming of Jimmy Page and The Black Crowes for performances of Led Zeppelin, Crowes and blues and rock standards.

The Crowes went on hiatus in 2001 and in 2004 Rich began his solo journey with the release of his first album, Paper. The record was largely an extension of Rich’s musicianship as a Black Crowe showcasing his stellar and under-rated guitar playing and, for the first time, Rich took on the role of lyricist and lead vocalist. Paste Magazine: “Rich Robinson brings back not only roots-rock accessibility, but the complexity and originality that transformed the Black Crowes into a band that mattered. Paper is filled with beautiful melodies and harmonies, creative guitar work, fitting instrumentation and, most of all, excellent songwriting.”

It would be seven years before his second solo album, Through A Crooked Sun, and an accompanying EP, Llama Blues, were released as the Crowes reunited in 2005 and were actively recording and touring until their second hiatus in 2010. Crooked Sun, a far more personal album than his first, was a collection of 12 songs that expressed the increasing spiritual and political awareness that Rich’s life had taken. Recorded in Woodstock in 2011, the album featured Joe Magistro, Steve Molitz and guest performances by Warren Haynes, Larry Campbell, Karl Berger, John Lindberg, and John Medeski.

A worldwide Black Crowes tour kept Robinson busy in 2013, but he found the time to return to Woodstock to record The Ceaseless Sight. Released by The End Records/Circle Sound in 2014, the album finds Robinson stepping solidly into his own as a solo artist as he adds confident vocalist and lyricist to his accomplished musical resume. 
Photo credit: Matt Mendenhall 
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