Sturgill Simpson returns to Letterman

Sturgill Simpson returns to "Late Show with David Letterman,"

Sturgill Simpson returned to the “Late Show with David Letterman” last night performing his rendition of the Buford Abner classic, “Long White Line.” The performance comes in the midst of Sturgill’s extensive North American tour. Sturgill is also confirmed to perform at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, Stagecoach, the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, Governors Ball, Bonnaroo and the Big Barrel Country Music Festival.

The tour celebrates Sturgill’s 2014 release, Metamodern Sounds In Country Music. In the past year, in addition to previously performing on the “Late Show with David Letterman,” Sturgill and his band—bassist Kevin Black, guitarist Laur Joamets and drummer Miles Miller—have performed on “Conan.”

Produced once again by friend and trusted collaborator Dave Cobb, Metamodern Sounds In Country Music was recorded live-to-tape at Nashville’s LCS studio over four days in late 2013. Of the album, Simpson comments, “Myriad worldly offerings—religion, drugs, and more—all claim to be the omnipotent universal truth, but in my experience, love is the only certainty. That’s what this record is about.”

February 13—Washington, DC —9:30 Club
February 14—Asbury Park, NY—The Stone Pony
February 17—Northampton, MA—Pearl Street
February 18—South Burlington, VT —Higher Ground Ballroom
February 20—Boston, MA— Paradise Rock Club
February 21—Philadelphia, PA— Theatre of the Living Arts
February 22—Charlottesville, VA— The Southern
February 24—Richmond, VA —The Broadberry
February 26—Raleigh, NC —Lincoln Theatre
February 27—Asheville, NC —The Grey Eagle
February 28—Nashville, TN —3rd & Lindsley
March 1—Nashville, TN—3rd & Lindsley
March 29—Tulsa, OK—Cain’s Ballroom
March 30—Fayetteville, AR —George’s Majestic Lounge
April 2—Austin, TX —Stubb’s Waller Creek Amphitheater
April 3—Ft. Worth, TX—Billy Bob’s Texas
April 4—Lubbock, TX—Lubbock Memorial Civic Theater
April 5—Austin, TX —Stubb’s Waller Creek Amphitheater
April 10—Santa Cruz, CA—The Catalyst
April 11—Bakersfield, CA— Buck Owens’ Crystal Palace
April 12 & 19—Indio, CA —Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival
April 14—Reno, NV—Cargo at Whitney Peak Hotel
April 15—San Rafael, CA—Terrapin Crossroads
April 17—Sacramento, CA—Ace of Spaces
April 18—San Francisco, CA— The Fillmore
April 21—Fresno, CA—Fulton 55 (on-sale 1/23)
April 23—Las Vegas, NV—Brooklyn Bowl
April 24—Indio, CA—Stagecoach Festival
April 25—Tucson, AZ—Rialto Theatre (on-sale 1/23)
April 26—Flagstaff, AZ—Orpheum Theater (on-sale 1/23)
April 30—New Orleans, LA— New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival
June 7—New York, NY—Governors Ball Music Festival
June 11-14—Manchester, TN— Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival
June 23—Toronto, ON—Horseshoe Tavern
June 26—Dover, DE—Big Barrel Country Music Festival
July 11—Morrison, CO—Red Rocks Amphitheatre*
July 17 & 18—Eau Claire, WI—Eaux Claires at Foster Farms
July 25—Newport, RI—Newport Folk Festival
*appearing with The Avett Brothers

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