While we are saddened to bring you this news, it is also quite hopeful:
JUSTIN TOWNES EARLE SUSPENDS TOUR DATES, ENTERS REHAB
WITH NEW CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED ALBUM OUT, EARLE LOOKS FORWARD TO GETTING BACK TO WORK
Justin Townes Earle has decided to suspend the remaining dates on his tour and enter a rehabilitation facility. Earle is strongly committed to confronting his on-going struggle with addiction and thanks his family, friends and fans for their continued support through this difficult time.
In regards to the misdemeanor charges recently filed in Indianapolis, Earle released the following statement earlier this week: "Unfortunately, reports surfacing online about the incident in Indianapolis are not accurate. I have been advised by counsel that I should not comment on a pending criminal matter, but suffice to say that I am looking forward to having my day in court. I would also like to say that I oppose violence against women in any form."
Earle looks forward to resuming the tour in support of his critically acclaimed third album, Harlem River Blues, on independent record label Bloodshot Records. The album enters this week at #47 on the Top 200 in overall Soundscan.
SUSPENDED TOUR DATES:
September 23 Cincinnati, OH Midpoint Music Festival
September 24 Columbus, OH The Rumba Café
September 25 Berryville, VA Watermelon Park Festival
September 29 San Diego, CA Casbah
September 30 Los Angeles, CA Autry Museum
October 1 Santa Cruz, CA Rio Theatre
October 2 San Francisco, CA Hardly Strictly Bluegrass
October 4 Humboldt, CA The Depot at Humboldt State
October 6 Salt Lake City, UT The State Room
October 7 Denver, CO The Bluebird
October 8 Omaha, NE Slowdown Jr.
October 9 Minneapolis, MN First Avenue
October 11 Milwaukee, WI Turner Hall
October 12 Bloomington, IL Six Strings
October 14 Detroit, MI Magic Stick
October 15 Toronto, ON Horseshoe Tavern
October 19 New York, NY Webster Hall
October 20 Boston, MA Royale
October 21 Portsmouth, NH The Music Hall
October 22 Philadelphia, PA The First Unitarian Church
October 23 Washington, DC 9:30 Club