Sturgill Simpson Set for 6-City Tour Benefiting Special Forces Foundation
Sturgill Simpson is setting up a limited-run tour to support an important cause. The Grammy Award-winning singer and Navy veteran is scheduled for a six-date tour that brings him to a series of esteemed venues in select cities across the U.S. this fall in support of the military's Green Berets.
Simpson's trek begins on Sunday (Sept. 29) at the famous Troubadour in West Hollywood, followed by stops at Terrapin Crossroads, a farm-to-table music venue founded by the Grateful Dead's Phil Lesh, in San Rafael, Calif. on Oct. 1 and the Independent in San Francisco on Oct. 2. He'll then make his way to the East Coast for a string of sets at the Music Hall of Williamsburg in Brooklyn, N.Y. on Oct. 6, the Black Cat in Washington, D.C. on Oct. 7 and Stone Pony in Asbury Park, N.J. on Oct. 8.
Tickets for Simpson's six club shows go on sale Wednesday (Sept. 25) at 10AM local time. All of the proceeds from the concerts will be donated to the Special Forces Foundation, a nonprofit that provides resources and support for members of the United States military's Special Forces and their families.
Simpson's tour launches two days after the release of his fourth studio album, Sound & Fury, on Friday (Sept. 27). An accompanying anime film created by the singer and directed by a team of revered Japanese anime artists will debut on Netflix the same day. Sound & Fury follows the release of Simpson's lauded 2016 project, A Sailor's Guide to Earth, which won Best Country Album at the 2017 Grammy Awards.
Sturgill Simpson's 2019 Special Forces Foundation Tour Dates:
Sept. 29 -- West Hollywood, Calif. @ Troubadour
Oct. 1 -- San Rafael, Calif. @ Terrapin Crossroads
Oct. 2 -- San Francisco, Calif. @ The Independent
Oct. 6 -- Brooklyn, N.Y. @ Music Hall of Williamsburg
Oct. 7 -- Washington, D.C. @ Black Cat
Oct. 8 -- Asbury Park, N.J. @ Stone Pony
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