Drive-By Truckers Announce First Leg of "Go-Go Boots" Tour

The Drive-By Truckers announce the first leg of their Go-Go Boots tour. The band will kick of the 15 dates on February 25th with a two-night stand in Chicago, IL at the Vic Theater; they will also do two-night stands in San Francisco, CA and Denver, CO. The Heartless Bastards will support through March 18th.
ATO Records will release Go-Go Boots, on February 15, 2011.  Go-Go Boots is their eleventh record and was produced by their longtime producer, David Barbe (Deerhunter, Bettye LaVette, Sugar). In conjunction with Go-Go Boots, they’ll also be releasing their documentary The Secret to a Happy Ending, directed by Barr Weissman, on DVD.
DBT will be releasing a series of Go-Go Boots episodes directed by Patterson Hood and Jason Thrasher. The first episode and acoustic version of the song “Go-Go Boots” can be viewed on the band’s web site:
DBT will end 2010 with a bang, playing at Terminal 5 in New York City for New Year’s Eve. For those of you that’s can’t make it to the Big Apple for NYE you can tune in to Sirius XM’s Outlaw Country (Sirius 63, XM 12) and hear the band’s performance live starting around 9:45 pm EST.
The Drive-By Truckers are Patterson Hood, Mike Cooley, Shonna Tucker, Brad Morgan, John Neff and Jay Gonzalez.

Go-Go Boots Tour:
  • Fri Feb 18 Washington, DC 9:30 CLUB
  • Sat Feb 19 Washington, DC 9:30 CLUB
  • Fri Feb 25 Chicago, IL VIC THEATER w/Heartless Bastards
  • Sat Feb 26 Chicago, IL VIC THEATER w/Heartless Bastards
  • Sun Feb 27 Omaha, NE SLOW DOWN w/Heartless Bastards
  • Wed Mar 02 Reno, NV KNITTING FACTORY w/Heartless Bastards
  • Thu Mar 03 Las Vegas, NV SILVERTON CASINO w/Heartless Bastards
  • Fri Mar 04 San Francisco, CA FILLMORE AUDITORIUM w/Heartless Bastards
  • Sat Mar 05 San Francisco, CA FILLMORE AUDITORIUM w/Heartless Bastards
  • Wed Mar 09 Eugene, OR MCDONALD THEATER w/Heartless Bastards
  • Thu Mar 10 Portland, OR WONDER BALLROOM w/Heartless Bastards
  • Fri Mar 11 Vancouver, BC COMMODORE BALLROOM w/Heartless Bastards
  • Sat Mar 12 Seattle, WA SHOWBOX AT THE MARKET w/Heartless Bastards
  • Tue Mar 15 Missoula, MO WILMA THEATER w/Heartless Bastards
  • Wed Mar 16 Boise, ID KNITTING FACTORY w/Heartless Bastards
  • Fri Mar 18 Denver, CO OGDEN THEATER w/Heartless Bastards
  • Sat Mar 19 Denver, CO OGDEN THEATER w/TBA
*There will be a limited number of 2-day tickets available for Chicago and Denver. Details will be posted to the band’s site.

Previously announced dates:
  • Thu Dec 30 Brooklyn, NY BROOKLYN BOWL SOLD OUT
  • Fri Dec 31 New York, NY TERMINAL 5 w/special guests
  • Sat Jan 01 Philadelphia, PA TLA
  • Thu Jan 13 Athens, GA 40 WATT w/2ND Sons
  • Fri Jan 14 Athens, GA 40 WATT w/Don Chambers and Goat and Henry Barbe
  • Sat Jan 15 Athens, GA 40 WATT w/David Barbe and The Quick Hooks and The Camp Amped Band
  • Thu Jan 20 Ft Lauderdale, FL CULTURE ROOM
  • Fri Jan 21 Tampa, FL THE RITZ YBOR
  • Sat Jan 22 Orlando, FL HOUSE OF BLUES w/John Bell & Friends, Nickel and the Polar Bears
  • Sun Jan 23 Jacksonville, FL FREEBIRD LIVE w/Futurebirds
  • Wed Jan 26 Pensacola, FL VINYL MUSIC HALL w/Futurebirds
  • Thu Jan 27 Huntsville, AL CROSSROADS w/Futurebirds
  • Fri Jan 28 Oxford, MS THE LYRIC w/Futurebirds
  • Sat Jan 29 Nashville, TN CANNERY BALLROOM w/Futurebirds