Memphis rock/alt country quintet Lucero has announced 2018 fall tour dates in support of their upcoming album Among the Ghosts, which releases on August 3rd via Liberty & Lament/Thirty Tigers. The anticipated new album has already received positive responses, including early coverage from Billboard, Garden & Gun, Rolling Stone Country and Brooklyn Vegan, with more to come. American Songwriter posted an exclusive premiere of Lucero’s new track “Cover Me”. Click HERE to listen.
Celebrating 20 years together, Lucero returns to their early rock n’ roll days for the band’s ninth studio album as they pull back on the big arrangements and Memphis-styled horns of their recent work. With lead singer/songwriter Ben Nichols taking a more observational approach, Among the Ghosts showcases his penchant for creating hauntingly vivid imagery with literary-inspired storytelling steeped in Southern Gothic vignettes. The result is an album that is more core Lucero and yet not quite like anything the band has done in recent years. Among the Ghosts is the sound of a band going back to their roots to discover a fresh perspective and cement their legacy for years to come. In recognition of their 20 year anniversary, Lucero just released a home movie-style video featuring entertaining personal footage captured during their earlier days set to the track “For The Lonely Ones”. View Here.
Lucero has remained firmly rooted in their blue-collar ethos for two decades, building a loyal legion of fans along the way with their gritty, high-powered live performances and communal atmosphere. Keeping one foot firmly planted in a foundation of Memphis rock and soul, the band consistently brings it night after night, playing over 100 shows a year and continuing to pack houses all over. Lucero’s longevity and ability to evolve while engaging fans both new and old, proves that even after all this time they remain a relevant, dynamic force with staying power.
See a full list of 2018 tour dates below.
LUCERO 2018 TOUR DATES
August 3 – Morrison, CO – Red Rocks Amphitheatre
September 7 – Nashville, TN – Ryman Auditorium
September 20-21 – Atlanta, GA – Terminal West
September 23 – Tampa, FL – Ritz Ybor
September 25 – Charleston, SC – Pour House
September 26 – Birmingham, AL – Saturn
September 28 – Chicago, IL – Metro
September 29 – Minneapolis, MN – First Avenue
September 30 – Peoria, IL – Monarch Music Hall
October 2 – Detroit, MI – St. Andrew’s Hall
October 3 – Akron, OH – Musica
October 4 – Columbus, OH – Skully’s
October 5 – Cincinnati, OH – Cathedral at Cincinnati Masonic Center
October 10 – Charlottesville, VA – Jefferson Theater
October 11 – Philadelphia, PA – Union Transfer
October 12 – Brooklyn, NY – Warsaw
October 13 – Boston, MA – Paradise Rock Club
October 14 – Washington D.C. – 9:30 Club
November 2 – Dallas, TX – The Rustic
November 7 – San Diego, CA – The Observatory
November 9 – San Francisco, CA – The Warfield
November 10 – Portland, OR – Dante’s
November 11 – Seattle, WA – The Showbox
November 13 – Missoula, MT – The Wilma
November 16 – Kansas City, MO – Madrid Theatre
November 17-18 – St. Louis, MO – Off Broadway