Thursday, August 15, 2013

WHEELER BROTHERS ANNOUNCE NEW SUMMER SHOWS AND FALL TOUR


WHEELER BROTHERS ANNOUNCE NEW SUMMER SHOWS AND FALL TOUR SUPPORTING HOUNDMOUTH  


Los Angeles, CA - August 13, 2013 - Fresh off a number of exciting performances at major summer festivals including the Newport Folk Festival and LollapaloozaWheeler Brothers have announced an upcoming fall concert tour supporting one of this years' "must-see" music acts, Houndmouth. In addition to the fall tour, the Austin, Texas band have confirmed a slate of new summer dates to the growing tour itinerary behind their latest studio album release Gold Boots Glitter (Bismeaux Records). Beginning August 20, the band will hit the west coast, perform at the Americana Music Festival and Utopia Festival in September and continue on the road through October before kicking off their fall tour on November 8 in Nashville, TN. A full itinerary is listed below, additional dates to be announced.
 
Recently, the rising band premiered the new music video for the track "My Time" exclusively online with Rolling Stone and performed an acoustic version of the song during a live session with American SongwriterContinuing to be a family affair on their second full-length album Gold Boots Glitter, "the brothers Wheeler have a knack for gussying up their tunes with rootsy instruments without sticking to the confines of any single genre," [iTunes]. Tracing a personal lineage of rock, folk, roots, and blues, "the Austin five-piece melds innovative indie-rock elements with their Americana sound" [Paste]. 
 
Wheeler Brothers have spent their fair share of time on the road, along the way opening for The Avett Brothers, Gary Clark Jr., The Lumineers, Drive-By Truckers, and have appeared at festivals including the aforementioned Newport Folk Festival and Lollapalooza, Firefly Music FestivalForecastle FestivalSXSWAustin City Limits, and many others. The band made their national television debut on Last Call with Carson Daily and received widespread acclaim from tastemakers including Rolling StonePaste MagazineAOL SpinnerThe Washington PostElmore Magazine, and The Austin Chronicle to name a few. The bands' debut album Portraits swept the"Austin Music Awards" atSXSW 2012, garnering five awards. Additionally, their label Bismeaux Records was named "Best Local Label". 
 
Wheeler Brothers are Nolan Wheeler [vocals, guitar], Patrick Wheeler [drums], Tyler Wheeler [bass], A.J. Molyneaux [guitar, lap steel, back up vocals], and Nathan Rigney [guitar, backup vocals]. Fans can contact the band while they're on the road at 512-983-5934. 
 
WHEELER BROTHERS GOLD BOOTS GLITTER TOUR DATES: 
 
DATE                                   VENUE                                           CITY/STATE 
August 20                             LaguMiniAmphitheaterette                  Petaluma, CA
August 22                             The Mint                                           Los Angeles, CA
August 23                             Soda Bar                                          San Diego, CA
August 24                             The Marjorie Luke Theatre                  Santa Barbara, CA 
September 12                        Marietta Brewing Company                Marietta, OH
September 13                        Paper City Music Series                    Chillicothe, OH
September 14                        Almost Oktoberfest                           Sylvania, OH
September 18                        Americana Music Festival                  Nashville, TN
September 21                        Utopia Festival                                  Utopia, TX
September 26                        Grand Stafford Theater                       Bryan, TX
September 27                        Queen City Music Hall                        Ft. Worth, TX
September 28                        JAB Fest                                           Lubbock, TX (day show)
September 28                        The Blue Light Live                            Lubbock, TX (evening show) 
October 18                            Mulberry Mountain Harvest Music        Ozark, AR
October 19                            Mulberry Mountain Harvest Music        Ozark, AR 
 
WHEELER BROTHERS FALL TOUR WITH HOUNDMOUTH: 
 
DATE                                   VENUE                                              CITY/STATE 
November 8                          Mercy Lounge                                     Nashville, TN
November 9                          Buster's Billiards                                  Lexington, KY
November 10                        The Grey Eagle                                    Asheville, NC
November 12                        The Southern                                       Charlottesville, VA
November 13                        World Café Live                                    Philadelphia, PA
November 14                        Great Scott                                          Boston, MA
November 15                        Mercury Lounge                                    New York, NY
November 16                        Mercury Lounge                                    New York, NY
November 19                        A&R Music Bar                                     Columbus, OH
November 20                        Blind Pig                                               Ann Arbor, MI
November 21                        Vogue Theatre                                       Indianapolis, IN
November 22                        Schubas                                               Chicago, IL
November 23                        Schubas                                               Chicago, IL
 
* additional dates TBA
 
For more information, visit Wheeler Brothers online at: www.WheelerBrothersMusic.com

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