THE MICKEY HART BAND ANNOUNCE FEST APPEARANCES AND INTIMATE CLUB DATES FOR SUMMER 2011
Grateful Dead drummer Mickey Hart
has announced a slew of festival appearances and intimate club dates including a hometown show at the Independent in San Francisco on August 6, 2011. Hart will also join Bill Kreutzmann
for a very special Rhythm Devils
' (Kreutzmann & Hart) performance at the Garthering of the Vibes Festival in Bridgeport, CT, before heading out on the road with his band.
On tour, Hart will perform brand new material that he has yet to perform live, as well as selections of his greatest hits and Grateful Dead songs. Hart is currently holed up in his studio in Sebastopol, CA recording his new solo album to be released in 2012.
Hart last released the Global Drum Project with Zakir Hussain, Sikiru Adepoju,
and Giovanni Hidalgo
in 2007, which took home the Grammy for Best Contemporary World Music Album. Hart previously won a Grammy for Best World Music Album with Planet Drum in 1991, which also hit #1 on the Billboard World Music Chart, remaining there for 26 weeks.Mickey Hart Tour Dates
- 07/24/11 The Rhythm Devils (with Keller Williams, Steve Kimock, & Reed Mathis) @ Gathering of the VibesBridgeport, CT
- 08/05/11 The Mickey Hart Band @ Napa Valley Opera HouseNapa, CA
- 08/06/11 The Mickey Hart Band @ The IndependentSan Francisco, CA
- 08/18/11 The Mickey Hart Band @ Brooklyn Bowl- Brooklyn, NY
- 08/19/11 The Mickey Hart Band @ Bella Terra Festival- Stephentown, NY
- 08/20/11 The Mickey Hart Band @ Blue Point Brewing Company- Patchogue, NY
- 08/21/11 The Mickey Hart Band @ Hoxeyville Music Festival- Wellston, MI
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