Tour News: Blue Mountain confirms dates

Americana band Blue Mountain is in the midst of its summer and fall tour and is gearing up for two new releases.

Midnight in Mississippi and Omnibus both will drop Aug. 19. Midnight in Mississippi features all-new material, with the exception of the songs "Butterfly" and "By Your Side," which appeared on the first solo release by Cary Hudson, but have been re-recorded with Laurie Stiratt and Frank Couch.

Omnibus is a collection of new recordings of 14 classic Blue Mountain songs, including "Blue Canoe," "Soul Sister," "Poppa," "Mountain Girl" and "Generic America."

Blue Mountain’s planned tour dates, venues and cities include:

July 5 — Hill Country Picnic, Potts Camp, MIss.
July 26 — Neshoba County Fair, Philadelphia, Miss.
Aug. 1 — Continental Club, Houston
Aug. 2 — Continental Club, Austin, Texas
Aug. 3 — Blue Door, Oklahoma City
Aug. 8 — Hi-Tone!, Memphis, Tenn.
Aug. 15 — Hal & Mal’s, Jackson, Miss.
Aug. 16 — Government Street Grocery, Ocean Springs, Miss.
Aug. 22 — Proud Larry’s, Oxford, Miss.
Aug. 23 — Lucas School House, St. Louis
Sept. 4 — The Basement, Nashville, Tenn.
Sept. 5 — Nightfall Concert Series, Chattanooga, Tenn.
Sept. 12 — Chelsea’s, Baton Route, La.
Sept. 13 — The Thirsty Hippo, Hattiesburg, Miss.
Sept. 18 — The Pour House Music Hall, Raleigh, N.C.
Sept. 19 — Downtown After 5, Asheville, N.C.
Sept. 19 — Grey Eagle, Asheville, N.C.
Sept. 27 — Otherfest, Rosedale, Miss.
Oct. 11 — 400 Bar, Minneapolis
Oct. 18 — Great Mississippi River Balloon Race, Natchez, Miss.
Oct. 31 — Proud Larry’s, Oxford Miss.

For more information and up-to-date tour information, visit www.myspace.com/bluemountainlauriecary or www.bluemountainbandoxfordms.com.

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