DRIVE-BY TRUCKERS ANNOUNCE TV APPEARANCES AND TOUR DATES WITH TOM PETTY
The Drive-By Truckers will appear on Late Show with David Letterman on Friday, March 12 and Late Night With Jimmy Fallon on Wednesday, March 31. They’ve also added additional dates to their The Big To-Do tour including nine dates with Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers.
The Big To-Do will be released on Tuesday, March 16 on ATO Records and has already been in the Top 10 in music on Amazon. The band is offering an exclusive deluxe pre-order from their web site www.drivebytruckers.com. The deluxe package includes a 52-page color book with the art and text from the album, a Wes Freed limited edition, signed and numbered giclée, 18 postcard set, and 180 gram double gatefold vinyl. The band has also posted “You Got Another” as the third preview track on the record. The track is streaming on the band’s website.
The band will kick off the tour this week in Atlanta, GA with a two-night stand at the Variety Playhouse then heading to SXSW where they’ll play an in-store at Waterloo Records on Thursday, March 18 at 2 p.m. and then perform at Stubb’s at 10:30 p.m. with Band of Horses and Broken Social Scene. iClips Network will broadcast the band’s performance live from the Variety Playhouse in Atlanta, GA on Friday, March, 12 and their sold out show on Saturday, March 13. The band’s long-time producer David Barbe will open the show with his band the Quick Hooks and they will also participate in the broadcast.
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