TYLER CHILDERS EXTENDS FALL HEADLINE TOUR

TICKETS ON-SALE THIS FRIDAY

DEBUT ALBUM PURGATORY RECEIVES WIDESPREAD PRAISE

Acclaimed singer, songwriter and performer Tyler Childers will extend his nationwide, headline tour this fall with several newly confirmed shows including Nashville’s Exit/In (two nights), Atlanta’s Variety Playhouse, Oklahoma City’s Tower Theater and Dallas’ The Rustic among others. Tickets go on-sale this Friday, June 22 at 10:00am local time. See below for complete details.

These performances celebrate a breakthrough year for Childers, which saw the release of his critically acclaimed debut album, Purgatory. The record—produced by Sturgill Simpson and David Ferguson—landed on multiple “Best of 2017” lists including Rolling Stone, Vice’s Noisey, Wide Open Country and NPR Music, who praised, “The intimacy he conjures is his gift, in this private moment made universal, and throughout his remarkable official debut.” Additionally, Childers is nominated for “Emerging Artist of the Year” at the 2018 Americana Music Association Honors & Awards and also made his Grand Ole Opry debut earlier this spring.

Recent critical acclaim for Purgatory

“…fully-formed, vivid portrait of Saturday night excess and Sunday morning reality in 21st-century Appalachia.” —Rolling Stone

“Childers has a wounded drawl and a pen that elevates tropes… into Pulitzer-worthy poetry.”—The Washington Post

“Sturgill Simpson produced 26-year old  Tyler  Childers’s  Purgatory, and it’s easily one of the year’s best country LPs.” —The Fader

“…Purgatory immediately places Childers in the conversation with the top tier of artists reviving classic country sounds for a new generation.” —Noisey

“…one of the finest releases of the year and an impressive introduction to a talented newcomer with striking lyrical and musical talent.” —American Songwriter

“Tyler Childers’ brilliant Purgatory is a tribute to his Kentucky homeland and its people. With the tender ‘Feathered Indians’ and the meditative ‘Universal Sound,’ Childers—at just 26—has proven himself to be one of the finest voices and songwriters working today.” —Wide Open Country

Purgatory has definitely established itself as the front runner for country album of the year and put Childers on the list of young artists looking to change the way people talk about country music…” —Glide

“…the album that emerged under Simpson’s production will slap you silly, what with Childers’ incredibly clever lyrics and the perfect instrumental backing they get here…Childers’ talent is remarkable.” —The Bitter Southerner


Along with Childers (vocals, acoustic guitar), the album features a variety of world-renowned musicians including Simpson (acoustic guitar, background vocals), Stuart Duncan (fiddle), Miles Miller (drums, background vocals) and Russ Pahl (acoustic guitar, electric guitar, pedal steel, Jew’s harp) among others.

Of the album, the Lawrence Country, KY native comments, “I am extremely grateful for Miles Miller introducing me to Sturgill Simpson, and also for Sturgill and David Ferguson taking the time to work with me. I think we both wanted to make an album for east KY, and I reckon that’s what we did. It’s not about rock, or grass, or country…it’s just hollerin’ in the mountains and stirring shit up! The band Sturgill and David put together was an all-star cast, and an honor to work with and learn from. I hope to do it again, but once is more than most are blessed with. For that I am thankful.”

For more information, please contact Asha Goodman 615.320.7753 or Carla Sacks 212.741.1000 at Sacks & Co.

PURGATORY TRACK LIST
1. I Swear (To God)
2. Feathered Indians
3. Tattoos
4. Born Again
5. Whitehouse Road
6. Banded Clovis
7. Purgatory
8. Honky Tonk Flame
9. Universal Sounds
10. Lady May


TYLER CHILDERS CONFIRMED TOUR DATES

BOLD on-sale this Friday, June 22 at 10am local time


June 22 /// Hamilton, OH /// Whimmydiddle Country Music Festival
June 23 /// Ashland, KY /// Paramount Arts Center (SOLD-OUT)
June 28 /// Louisville, KY /// A Grassroots Fundraiser for Johnny Boone (SOLD-OUT)
June 29 /// Lexington, KY /// Manchester Music Hall (SOLD-OUT)
June 30 /// Lexington, KY /// Manchester Music Hall (SOLD-OUT)
July 11 /// Vail, CO /// Vail Summer Bluegrass Series
July 14 /// Telluride, CO /// The Ride Festival
July 18 /// Dallas, TX /// Canton Hall (SOLD-OUT)
July 19 /// Austin, TX /// Historic Scoot Inn (SOLD-OUT)
July 20 /// Houston, TX /// White Oak Music Hall
July 21 /// Helotes, TX /// John T. Floore Country Store
July 26 /// Floyd, VA /// Floydfest
July 27 /// Newport, RI /// Newport Folk Festival (SOLD-OUT)
July 29 /// Asbury Park, NJ /// Asbury Lanes
July 31 /// Piketon, OH /// Pike County Fair
August 2 /// Chicago, IL /// Lollapalooza
August 2 /// Chicago, IL /// Schubas (Lollapalooza Official Aftershow) (SOLD-OUT)
August 3-4 /// Saint Charles, IA /// Hinterland Music Festival
August 7 /// Indianapolis, IN /// Indiana State Fair
August 10-12 /// San Francisco, CA /// Outside Lands
August 16 /// Louisville, KY /// Headliners Music Hall (SOLD-OUT)
August 17 /// Louisville, KY /// Headliners Music Hall (SOLD-OUT)
August 18 /// Beaver Dam, KY /// Beaver Dam Amphitheater
August 25-26 /// Tonder, South Denmark /// Tonder Festival
August 27 /// Goteborg, Sweden /// Pustervik
August 29 /// Groningen, Netherlands /// Noorderzon Festival
August 31 /// Reeuwijk, Netherlands /// Bruis Festival
September 1 /// Vlieland, Netherlands /// Into the Great Wide Open
September 2 /// Amsterdam, Netherlands /// Paradiso
September 4 /// London, UK /// Dingwalls
September 28-30 /// Roseland, VA /// Devils Backbone Hoopla
October 10 /// Brooklyn, NY /// Brooklyn Bowl
October 12 /// Boston, MA /// Royale
October 13 /// Philadelphia, PA /// Union Transfer
October 15 /// Washington, DC /// 9:30 Club
October 19 /// Toronto, Canada /// Danforth Music Hall
October 20 /// Detroit, MI /// Majestic Theatre
October 24 /// Madison, WI /// Majestic Theatre
October 26 /// Minneapolis, MN /// Varsity Theater
October 27 /// Iowa City, IA /// The Blue Moose
October 29 /// Billings, MT /// Pub Station Ballroom
October 30 /// Missoula, MT /// The Wilma
November 1 /// Vancouver, Canada /// Imperial
November 3 /// Seattle, WA /// Neptune Theatre
November 4 /// Boise, ID /// Knitting Factory Concert House
November 5 /// Portland, OR /// McMenamins Crystal Ballroom
November 8 /// West Hollywood, CA /// Troubadour (SOLD-OUT)
November 10 /// Denver, CO /// Ogden Theatre
November 11 /// Denver, CO /// Ogden Theatre
November 13 /// Columbia, MO /// The Blue Note

November 14 /// St. Louis, MO /// The Pageant
November 15 /// Indianapolis, IN /// The Vogue Theatre
November 16 /// Hickory, NC /// Music in the Mill (SOLD-OUT)
November 30 /// Nashville, TN /// Exit/In
December 1 /// Nashville, TN /// Exit/In
December 7 /// Atlanta, GA /// Variety Playhouse
December 8 /// Florence, AL /// Shoals Community Theatre
December 11 /// Tulsa, OK /// Cain’s Ballroom
December 15 /// Oklahoma City, OK /// Tower Theater
December 16 /// Dallas, TX /// The Rustic