Weedeater: Tour and Album on Hold Thanks to a Toe... Revisited

So, once Weedeater’s Dixie Dave blew off his toe while cleaning a shotgun, their upcoming tour and album were put on hold. But, apparently Dixie Dave is recovering, thusly inspiring a tour revisit and revision. It’s now being called the “Nine Toe” tour.

Still pulled from Weedeater's Myspace page

Statement from the band:

" Hey there,

Here's a quick update...Dixie is still resting his foot and only drinking half as much bourbon as usual so that he is healed in time for Weedeater's hobbled yet glorious return to the live arena. Below are the tour dates; we'll have ticket links for you soon so keep checking back for updates. We will be playing new material from our upcoming release Jason...The Dragon, to be recorded with Steve Albini at Electrical Audio in late April. Much thanks to master Steve for letting a bunch of crazy, dirty, toeless, gun-toting hillbillies back into his pristine studio so we can scuff-up the floor and bang a bunch of his pots & pans together so as to call it "music". That took some class (more than we have anyway) and in all seriousness we are truly appreciative for Steve and everyone else at EA being so cool about rescheduling this session. The support bands on this US tour are all incredible and include: Black Cobra, ASG, Black Tusk, The Gates of Slumber, US Christmas, and Struck by Lightning. During the Tone Deaf SXSW showcase in Austin, the mighty Rwake will also make a rare appearance joining the party for one absolutely insane night of music. We'll have more updates shortly on the summer tour / fests in Europe as well as the tentative release date for Jason..., so you'll be hearing back from us soon enough. See you out there, don't step on Dixie's foot, and of course, thanks to all of you for your continued support!

- Weedeater"


WEEDEATER 2010 "Nine Toe" Tour

March
12 Savannah GA @ The Jinx
13 Orlando FL @ The Back Booth
14 Panama City FL @ Crazy Marlins
15 Atlanta GA @ Lenny's
16 Birmingham AL @ Bottletree
17 Memphis TN @ Hi Tone
18 Houston TX @ The Channel / Meridian
19 Dallas TX @ Skillman Street Bar
20 Austin TX @ Encore / Tone Deaf SXSW Showcase
21 San Antonio TX @ Zombies
23 Albuquerque NM @ Launchpad
24 Scottsdale AZ @ Chasers
26 Los Angeles CA @ Ultra Violet
27 San Francisco CA @ Elbo Room
28 Portland OR @ Rotture
29 Seattle WA @ Funhouse
31 Salt Lake City UT @ Club Vegas

April
01 Denver CO @ Larimer Lounge
02 Kansas City MO @ The Record Bar
03 Minneapolis MN @ Triple Rock
04 Chicago IL @ Reggie's
05 Lansing MI @ Mac's
06 Newport KY @ The Southgate House
07 Cleveland OH @ The Grog Shop
08 Toronto ON @ Wreck Room
09 Rochester NY @ Bug Jar
10 New York, NY @ Webster Hall Studio
11 Philadelphia PA @ Khyber
12 Washington DC @ DC9
13 Frederick MD @ Krug's
14 Richmond VA @ The Triple



Sincerely,
Letters From A Tapehead
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