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Asleep at the Wheel Talks About Their Latest Album 'New Routes'
- September 12, 2018
Asleep at the Wheel discuss their latest album release, 'New Routes' in our exclusive interview.
This Friday, September 14, Asleep at the Wheel is releasing their latest project, New Routes, and it is full of beautiful covers as well as new original tracks.
The iconic band pays tribute to musical legends Guy Clark and Johnny Cash with covers of "Dublin Blues" and "Big River," and a revved-up country cover of Paolo Nutini's "Pencil Full of Lead." One of the newest members, Katie Shore, who acts as a vocalist and fiddler, penned a number of the songs including "Weary Rambler" and "I'm Blue" as well as co-writing "Call It a Day Tonight" with band leader Ray Benson.
Check out the group's tour dates below and see them perform at the AmericanaFest showcase at the Mercy Lounge on Thursday, September 13.
Asleep at the Wheel's Tour Dates:
9/15 – Alvardo, TX @ Pioneer and Old Settlers Reunion
9/16 – Austin,TX@ Album Release Party at the Broken Spoke
9/23 – Bristol, TN @ Bristol Rhythm & Roots Festival
10/5 – Austin, TX @ ACL Music Festival
10/6 – Lake Charles, LA @ Golden Nugget
10/12 – Rockport, TX @ Rockport Seafair
10/13 – Stephenville, TX @ Texstar Ford Summer Nights Series
10/14 – Lufkin, TX @ Temple Theater
10/20 - Ft. Worth, TX @ Ranch Bash
10/26 – Franklin, TN @ Franklin Theatre
10/27 – Mt. Vernon, KY @ Renfro Valley Entertainment Center
10/28 – Memphis, TN @ Lafayette’s Music Room
11/3 – Sweetwater, TX @ Sweetwater Municipal Auditorium
11/16 – Tulsa, OK @ Cain’s Ballroom
11/17 – Wellington, TX @ The Ritz Theatre
11/23 – McKinney, TX @ McKinney Tree Lighting Ceremony
11/24 – Galveston, TX @ The Grand 1984 Opera House
12/12 – Newberry, SC @ Newberry Opera House
12/14 – Augusta, GA @ Imperial Theatre
12/15 – Shelby, NC @ Don Gibson Theatre
12/17 – Immokalee, FL @ Seminole Casino Immokalee
1/17 - Tucson, AZ @ Tucson Jazz Festival
3/23 – Longview, WA @ Columbia Theatre For Performing Arts
4/13 – Stoughton, WI @ Stoughton Opera House
4/14 - Stoughton, WI @ Stoughton Opera House