Chuck Mead has announced U.S. tour dates in support of his debut album for Nashvilleâ€™s Plowboy Records, Free State Serenade, a wild ride of hillbilly blues and honky-tonk. Mead, best known for his work as frontman for BR549, wrote the album based on the stories, legends, crimes and lonesome open roads of his childhood and formative years in Kansas. Free State Serenade was recorded with his longtime band The Grassy Knoll Boys.
Sat., Feb. 22 LAWRENCE, KS The Bottlenec
Sun., Feb. 23 COLUMBIA, MO Mojoâ€™s
Wed., March 5 NASHVILLE, TN The Basement (album release)
Wed., March 12 AUSTIN, TX Guitartown/Conqueroo Kickoff 2014 at the Dogwood
Wed. March 12 â€“ AUSTIN, TX SXSW, Shotgunâ€™s on 6th, 9 p.m.
Thurs., March 13 NEW BRAUNFELS, TX River Road Ice House
Fri., March 14 AUSTIN, TX TBA
Sat., March 15 â€“ AUSTIN, TX SXSW, Saxon Pub, 11 p.m.
Sat., March 15 AUSTIN, TX Folk Alliance Party, Threadgillâ€™s
Sat., March 15 AUSTIN, TX Alejandro Escovedoâ€™s Mariaâ€™s Taco Xpress party
Sun., March 16 TULSA, OK Mercury Lounge
Tues., March 18 BLUE SPRINGS, MO Trouser Mouse
Wed., March 19 OKLAHOMA CITY, OK Grandadâ€™s Bar
Thurs., March 20 AUSTIN, TX The Continental Club
Fri., March 21 ROSCOE, TX The Lumberyard
Sat., March 22 FREDERICKSBURG, TX Luckenbach
Sun., March 23 HOUSTON, TX The Mucky Duck