*edited to reflect two more bands rockin' the road this summer*
Hey, blogspot readers, summer has arrived and many of SouthSide's friends are travelling to venues and/or fests near you! She highly recommends checking out the following bands/artists rockin' the road during their upcoming tours.
Paper Thick Walls will be heading up north for Canada's North By Northwest performing on Thursday, June 16th at The Painted Lady (218 Ossington, M6J 2Z9) with Ketch Harbour Wolves and Young Doctors in Love. Then the band will be heading to Summerfest 2011 in Milwaukee where they will be performing on the Cascio Interstate Music Groove Stage (w/ Onion/AV Club Milwaukee & 91.7FM) at 3PM on Sunday, July 3rd. Visit http://www.paperthickwalls.com for more tour details.
Meanwhile friend Jamie Kent kicked off his summertime tour yesterday at Brattleboro VT, for the Strolling of the Heifers Dairy Festival with another performance scheduled for today with an evening show at Shelburne Falls MA, Mocha Mayas,w/ Julia Josephine Slone. Visit http://www.jamiekent.com/shows for more tour dates and details.
And friend Mark Erelli also kicked off his summertime tour yesterday with a performance at Ingraham House located in Bristol CT. Tonight, he'll be rockin' the Strawberry Bluegrass Festival in Preston, CT with The Haymakers on the Folk Stage. Dates also include June 10th at Gypsy Joynt and June 11th at Vanilla Bean including a stop at Club Passim on June 23. Visit http://www.markerelli.com for more tour dates and details.
My good friends The Nod just notified SouthSide of their summer road trip! They will be rockin' Summerfest as well on June 29 at 3p sharp on the Cascio Interstate Stage alongwith Big Strong Men (MN) and Meatloaf. Then there will be The Nod Farewell and CD Release show happening on July 29 at Memorial Union Terrace in Madison (WI) with Tiny Riots and Flatfoot 56. Visit http://www.thenodmusic.com for summerfest and CD release show details.
Also hitting the road this summer - new friends Celldweller (from Detroit, MI) and they will be rockin' the stage at Reggie's Rock Club on July 6th during their Wish On A Blackstar tour! The band's publicist says they put on an amazing show, blogspot readers, so expect a full SouthSide On The Town review on them as well as the rest of the lineup. This band will also be rockin' Key Club in West Hollywood, The Masquerade(Club Hell) in Atlanta and Florida Supercon in Miami. Visit http://www.celldweller.com for tour details and more.
Until next time, support your local (touring) scene,