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    Fri, 29 Jun 2012 14:10:53

    Old 97's to Celebrate 15th Anniversary of "Too Far to Care" With Tour - It launches Aug. 24

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    Happy Anniv!

    Alt country band Old 97's will launch a tour celebrating the 15th Anniversary of Too Far to Care on Aug. 24 in the band's hometown of Dallas, Texas. Has it really been 15 years?

    Legendary for their blistering live performances, the band will play the album in its entirety with an additional set of fan favorites.

    Released in 1997 via Elektra Records, their major label debut catapulted the band onto the national scene. The album was followed by six applauded studio efforts, most recently the critically acclaimed The Grand Theatre, Vol. 1 and The Grand Theatre, Vol. 2 in 2010 and 2011 (New West Records). An additional solo set will be performed by Old 97's frontman, Rhett Miller, who recently released his acclaimed fifth solo album, The Dreamer, on each date.

    Rhett Miller stated, "Too Far to Care was a magical moment for the 97's. Starry-eyed and flush with confidence thanks to our brand-new deal with Elektra, we felt no fear, just giddy excitement. An adventurous producer and a world champion A&R guy shepherded us through the recording process. And when it was all over, we had captured our little bit of lightning in a bottle. I love Too Far to Care and can't wait to play it in its entirety across the USA."

    More good news to fans who love Too Far to Care like Miller does. Omnivore Recordings will release special, 15th Anniversary Editions of Too Far to Care across various configurations (LP/CD/Digital) this fall. It will be the first time the album is available on vinyl. Details about these special anniversary editions will be announced soon.

    Tour Dates:
    With Those Darlins supporting

    August 24th - Dallas, TX -- House Of Blues
    August 25th - San Antonio, TX -- Sam's Burger Joint
    August 26th - El Paso, TX -- Tircky Falls
    August 28th - Phoenix, AZ -- The Crescent Ballroom
    August 29th - Solana Beach, CA -- Belly Up Tavern
    August 30th - Santa Ana, CA -- The Observatory
    August 31st - Los Angeles, CA -- El Rey Theatre
    September 1st - Los Angeles, CA -- El Rey Theatre
    September 2nd - San Francisco, CA -- The Fillmore
    September 4th - Seattle, WA - The Showbox @ The Market
    September 5th - Vancouver, BC - Venue
    September 6th - Portland, OR - Roseland Theatre
    September 7th - Boise, ID - Knitting Factory
    September 8th - Salt Lake City, UT - Urban Lounge
    September 10th - Boulder, CO - Boulder Theater
    September 11th - Omaha, NE - The Slowdown
    September 12th - Columbia, MO -- The Blue Note
    October 12-14th - Austin, TX - Austin City Limits Festival

    With Salim Nourallah supporting:

    October 16th - St. Louis, MO - The Pageant
    October 17th - Madison, WI - Capitol Theater
    October 18th - Minneapolis, MN - First Avenue
    October 19th - Chicago, IL - Vic Theatre
    October 20th - Columbus, OH - Newport Music Hall
    October 22nd - Boston, MA - Royale Night Club
    October 23rd - New York, NY - Webster Hall
    October 25th - Philadelphia, PA - Union Transfer
    October 26th - Washington, DC - 9:30 Club
    October 27th - Carrboro, NC - Cat's Cradle
    October 29th - Nashville, TN - Cannery Ballroom

    Are you going to celebrate with Old 97's?

    —Carly Costello

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