Having already announced a tour with the reformed Stray Cats, Brian Setzer has made his 2019 schedule even busier, announcing a “Rockabilly Riot” American tour.
Slated to take place in August, the Rockabilly Riot tour will feature Noah Levy on drums, Kevin McKendree on piano, Mark Winchester on bass and, of course, Setzer on guitar.
“When you look up rockabilly in the dictionary there is a picture of Mark Winchester,” Setzer said in a press release. “He grew up slapping the bass and is in a class of his own. The relationship with the drummer and the bass player in rockabilly is very unique. The slap bass is a rhythmic sounding instrument, so the drummer has to be very in time with him in order not to sound sloppy. Noah Levy is a very on-the-beat solid drummer, whereas me, as a guitar player, I push everything while they hold it all in place. And when you’re talking about the great rockabilly piano players, it’s a very short list, and Kevin McKendree is on it. And he also plays guitar incredibly well. We all just complement each other.”
You can check out Setzer’s full Rockabilly Riot itinerary below.
For tickets and more info, head on over to briansetzer.com.
Brian Setzer 2019 Tour Dates:
MON 8/5 Lancaster, PA American Music Theatre
FRI 8/9 Union, ME Savage Oakes Vineyard & Winery
SAT 8/10 Westhampton, NY Westhampton Beach PAC
SUN 8/11 Selbyville, DE The Freeman Stage @ Bayside
SAT 8/17 Bayfield, WI Lake Superior Big Top Concert Series
TUE 8/20 St. Louis, MO River City Casino
WED 8/21 Memphis, TN Graceland Soundstage
THU 8/22 Tulsa, OK Hard Rock
SAT 8/24 Albuquerque, NM Isleta Resort & Casino Ballroom
SUN 8/25 Boulder, CO Chautauqua Auditorium
FRI 8/30 Henderson, NV Green Valley Ranch
Brian Setzer Announces "Rockabilly Riot!" American Tour
Source: Guitar Player