Chuck Ragan is gearing up for a European tour in May in support of his latest album, ‘Till Midnight’ which is due for release on March 24th 2014 via Side One Dummy Records.
Along with his all-star backing band The Camaraderie that consists of Jon Gaunt (fiddle), Joe Ginsberg (bass), Todd Beene of Lucero and Glossary (pedal steel, electric guitar) and David Hidalgo Jr. of Social Distortion (drums), the five-week trek kicks off on May 27 at Nottingham’s Rock City, before heading out to mainland Europe. Support is still to be announced.
The video for the life-long love story behind his second single ‘Something May Catch Fire’ was filmed at The Carnivale House on the foothills of Big Sky Movie Ranch in Los Angeles, CA and produced by Dannel Escallon and Anthem Films.
“I felt they captured an essence of love that we’ve all have either known ourselves or have dreamed of knowing one day” explains Ragan.
UK dates are:
Tues 27 May Nottingham, Rock City
Wed 28th May Bristol Thekla
Thurs 29th May London Garage
Tues 24th June Brighton The Haunt
Weds 25 June Manchester Gorilla
Thurs 26th June Leeds Brudenell
“As much as we love music and sharing it with the world, we’re aware that our means of travel does make an environmental impact on our surroundings,” explains Ragan. “We’ve aimed to release some merch and means to offset our carbon footprint on this tour and help make a difference along the way.” For every ticket and package sold, one dollar will be donated to Wildlands Network to help better our air, water, forests, and the wildlife that inhabits them”. Tickets and Limited Edition sustainable merch bundles are available here: http://www.chuckragantix.com