Bobby Bare Jr. announces “Carpool America” Tour w/Blue Giant

Bobby Bare Jr. announces the “Carpool America” tour with Blue Giant. Blue Giant will open the shows and serve as his back up band along with Bare’s drummer Matt Martin. The 22-city tour will kick start in Memphis, TN on August 24th and end in Minneapolis on October 9th.

Bare will release A Storm-A Tree-My Mother’s Head on August 31, 2010. It will be Bare’s sixth album and his first in nearly four years. A Storm-A Tree-My Mother’s Head was co-produced by Bare and David Vandervelde (Jay Bennett). Bare also produced Twistable, Turnable Man: A Tribute to the Songs of Shel Silverstein a tribute album in memory of his close friend and mentor, Shel Silverstein.

Indie filmmakers are following Bare throughout the release of both projects. For the most current information in the film go to

Tour dates:

8/4: Nashville, TN @ Music City Roots at Loveless Café
8/12: Johnson City, TN @ Casbah
8/13: Asheville, NC @ Grey Eagle Tavern & Music Hall
8/24: Memphis, TN @ Hi Tone – with BLUE GIANT
8/25: Oklahoma City, OK @ VZD’s – with BLUE GIANT
8/26: Austin, TX @ Continental Club – with BLUE GIANT
8/27: San Antonio, TX @ Casbeers – with BLUE GIANT
8/28: Marfa, TX @ Padres
8/30: Tucson, AZ @ Hotel Congress Patio
8/31: Los Angeles, CA @ The Echo- with BLUE GIANT
9/1: San Francisco, CA @ Cafe du Nord- with BLUE GIANT
9/2: Reno, NV @ The Underground- with BLUE GIANT
9/4: Eugene, OR @ Sam Bonds Garage- with BLUE GIANT
9/6: Seattle, WA @ Bumbershoot Festival
9/6: Vancouver, BC Canada @ The Biltmore with Justin Townes Earle
9/7: Bellingham, WA @ Wild Buffalo with Justin Townes Earle
9/10: Portland, OR @ Crystal Ballroom with Okkervil River
9/13: Missoula, MT @ The Palace – with BLUE GIANT
9/15: Denver, CO @ Hi Dive – with BLUE GIANT
9/16: Kansas City, MO @ Record Bar – with BLUE GIANT
9/17: St. Louis, MO @ Off Broadway – with BLUE GIANT
9/21: Atlanta, GA @ The Earl – with BLUE GIANT
9/22: Chapel Hill, NC @ Local 506 – with BLUE GIANT
9/23: Arlington, VA @ IOTA – with BLUE GIANT
9/24: Philadelphia, PA @ North Star Bar
9/25: Hoboken, NJ @ Maxwells
9/27: New York, NY @ Mercury Lounge – with BLUE GIANT
9/28: Cambridge, MA @ Middle East – with BLUE GIANT
9/30: Cleveland, OH @ Beachland Ballroom – with BLUE GIANT
10/01: Maumee, OH @ Village Idiot – with BLUE GIANT
10/02: Lexington, KY @ COSMIC CHARLIES
10/05: Pontiac, MI @ THE CROWFOOT – with BLUE GIANT
10/06-10/07: Chicago, IL – SCHUBAS – with BLUE GIANT
10/09: Minneapolis, MN @ 400 BAR – with BLUE GIANT

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