Brian Wright Opens for The Milk Carton Kids on Highly-Anticipated Spring North American Tour

25/03/2014

This spring, acclaimed troubadour Brian Wright joins The Milk Carton Kids on their highly anticipated North American Tour.

With his 2011 label debut hailed by No Depression as "perfect" and by American Songwriter as "brilliant," Wright unveiled his new album, Rattle Their Chains, last fall. The Waco, Tex., native and Nashville resident released his diverse new collection of plaintive ballads and rootsy rockers on Sugar Hill Records, which also released his last project, the wildly acclaimed House on Fire

 

Brian Wright - Rattle Their Chains EPK

 

Brian Wright - Weird Winter

 

 

 

Tour Dates:

 

April:

14 Nashville, TN | Belcourt Theater

15 St. Louis, MO | Sheldon Ballroom

16 Memphis, TN | Buckman Arts Center at St. Mary's School

17 Birmingham, AL | WorkPlay

18 Atlanta, GA | Buckhead Theater

19 Asheville, NC | Grey Eagle

21 Vienna, VA | The Barnes @ Wolftrap

22 Philadelphia, PA | World Café Live

23 New York, NY | Concert Hall @ New York Society for Ethical Culture

29 Alexandria, VA | The Birchmere

30 Boston, MA | Paradise Rock Club

 

May:

1 Burlington, VT | Higher Ground

2 Montreal, QC, CAN | Virgin Mobile Corona Theatre

3 Toronto, ON, CAN | The Great Hall

5 Cleveland, OH | Beachland Ballroom

6 Ann Arbor, MI | The Ark

7 Grand Rapids, MI | Ladies Literary Room

8 Chicago, IL | Old Town School of Folk

9 Chicago, IL | Old Town School of Folk

10 Stoughton, WI | Stoughton Opera House

11 Minneapolis, MN | Dakota (late show only)

12 Winnipeg, MB, CAN | West End Cultural Center

14 Calgary, AB, CAN | Festival Hall

15 Edmonton, AB, CAN | McDougall United Church

 

 

For more information or interviews contact:

Lauren Sheftell / l@entropycollective.com

Tamara Saviano / Tamara@tamarasaviano.com

 

 

 


 

"Brian Wright is yet another in a long line of sharp, impressive Texas songwriters, a line that reaches back through Guy Clark, Townes Van Zandt, Joe Ely, Jimmie Dale Gilmore, and Steve Earle, all the way back to Buddy Holly and beyond, and his songs stand up with any out there."  --All Music

"With a voice a bit like Zevon, and a similar sort of dark humor in his lyrics, Wright is equally fascinating in a guitar-and-vocals setting or leading a hot rock 'n' roll band." --emusician.com

"Songs are important to him, as is evident in the craft and care that went into Rattle Their Chains. If work is a good place to hide, perhaps good work is a better place to hide, and if that's the case then Rattle Their Chains should be an ideal hiding spot." --The Tennessean

"...Wright turned some heads with his 2011 (Sugar Hill) debut and builds on that success with rock-solid sophomore slab Rattle Their Chains. Drawing inspiration from Bob Dylan and the Band, as well as Townes Van Zandt and Woody Guthrie, Wright has done himself proud." --Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Rattle Their Chains album cover



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