Charlie Louvin Redies New Releases, Adds Tour dates Dates with Levon Helm and the Old 97’s.

Country Music Hall of Famer and half of the legendary country duo The Louvin Brothers,  Charlie Louvin will release two new albums on New York City’s Tompkins Square label.

Steps to Heaven, due September 16th, 2008, features ten traditional gospel classics including two Louvin Brothers songs. The release will be followed by Charlie Louvin Sings Murder Ballads & Disaster Songs, out December 9, 2008. Both albums were produced, recorded and mixed by Mark Nevers (Bonnie “Prince” Billy, Andrew Bird, Bobby Bare Sr.)

Charlie Louvin’s upcoming tour dates:

Sept 16th – Grand Ole Opry
Sept 19th – Grimey’s in store 5:30 during AMA convention
Oct 14 – Lucinda Williams album released w/ Charlie guesting
Oct 25th – Woodstock NY Levon Helm’s Ramble

***On tour with Old 97’s – October 1-12
Oct 1 Athens GA Georgia Theater
Oct 2 Knoxville TN Bijou Theater
Oct 3 Carrboro NC Cat’s Cradle
Oct 4 Lancaster PA Chameleon Club
Oct 5 Boston MA Wilbur Theatre
Oct 6 S. Burlington VT Higher Ground
Oct 8 Buffalo NY Town Ballroom
Oct 9 Pittsburgh PA Diesel
Oct 10 Cleveland OH Beachland Ballroom
Oct 11 Detroit St. Andrews Hall
Oct 12 Newport KY Southgate House

Charlie Louvin – “Ira”

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