Backyard Tire Fire New CD and Tour Dates

Illinois bases Backyard Tire Fire have released thier fourth full-length CD “Vagabonds and Hooligans” and it brings to mind the roots-rock experimentalism of Neil Young, Whiskeytown and Gram Parker. Nice company to keep. You can hear the entire CD streaming at their site.

BTF tourdates coming up include a 2 week run with William Elliot Whitmore and dates with The Slip and MOFRO gigs at the bottom.

02-08 Carbondale, PA Hangar 9
02-09 Urbana, IL Canopy Club
w/ Will Hoge, The Drams, Matt Mays & El Torpedo
02-10 Iowa City, IA The Picador
w/ Death Ships
02-16 Normal, IL NV Ultra Lounge
Special Guests: Death Ships
02-17 Chicago, IL Double Door
Special Guests: Jay Bennett and Death Ships

Co-bill tour with William Elliot Whitmore:
02-19 Columbus, OH The Basement
02-20 Pittsburgh, PA Garfield Artworks
02-21 Syracuse, NY Funk n’ Waffles
02-22 Northampton, MA Iron Horse Music Hall
02-23 Mount Vernon, NY Bayou
02-24 Harrisburg, PA Appalachian Brewing Company
02-25 Baltimore, MD Sonar
02-26 Virginia Beach, VA Jewish Mother
02-27 Raleigh, NC Hideaway BBQ
02-28 Wilmington, NC Soapbox
03-01 Richmond, VA Empire

03-15 Indianapolis, IN The Music Mill
w/ The Slip
03-31 Moorhead, MN Broken Axe
04-13 Live Oak, FL Wanee Festival
w/ Allman Brothers Band, Gov’t Mule, The Derek Trucks Band, Nickel Creek, Phonograph
04-18 Newport, KY Southgate House
04-19 Madison, WI High Noon Saloon
06-08 Wakarusa Festival
w/ Alejandro Escovedo, Bobby Bare Jr., Ozomatli, Ben Harper, North Mississippi Allstars

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