Stillwater, Oklahoma based rock quartet TADDY PORTER will join Alter Bridge on a forthcoming US winter tour beginning December 20th in Pontiac, MI. Currently on the road in support of Evan’s Blue, Taddy Porter recently wrapped tours behind the legendary guitarist Slash, and platinum rockers Finger Eleven .

“We can’t wait for our jaunt with Alter Bridge,” noted guitarist Joe Selby, “Since we met him on the Slash tour, Myles Kennedy has been a great supporter of ours; we’re stoked to rejoin him this winter.”

In recent months, Taddy Porter’s music has been featured on hit television series including HBO’s “Entourage” and ABC’s “Cougartown.” Moreover, the band’s songs “In The Morning” and “Railroad Queen” appeared in the film “Legendary” starring WWE superstar John Cena. The band recently performed on WGN America’s Midday Show, seen in over 200 markets across the country and in over 70 million households.

Taddy Porter’s second single, “Big Enough”, has steadily been climbing up the charts since it impacted radio in late September. Finding early champions in stations such as WRIF in Detroit, KMOD in Tulsa and Sirius Octane, “Big Enough” has cracked the top 40 active rock chart, with important adds being culled with each passing week. A new video for “Big Enough” is imminent.

Taddy Porter was formed in October 2007 in Stillwater, OK, coming together to create timeless, undeniable rock songs that where seeded, take root almost immediately. Taddy Porter’s contemporary yet warm and bluesy rock sound is akin to The Black Keys, The White Stripes, Kings of Leon and The Black Crowes, but they shine from the pack during their electric live performances. The quartet features Andy Brewer (lead vocals / guitar), Joe Selby (lead guitar / backing vocals), Doug Jones (drums) and Kevin Jones (bass).

Taddy Porter/Evans Blue Dates:

Nov 3 – The Machine Shop Flint, MI
Nov 4 – Austin’s Fuel Room Libertyville, IL
Nov 5 – 1st Avenue Live Cedar Rapids, IA
Nov 6 – Dewey’s Roadhouse Chippewa Falls, WI
Nov 7 – Pop’s Sauget, IL
Nov 9 – George’s Majestic Lounge Fayetteville, AR
Nov 10 – Juanita’s Little Rock, AR
Nov 11 – Fire Jackson, MS
Nov 13 – The Nick Birmingham, AL
Nov 18 – Lincoln Theatre Raleigh, NC
Nov 20 – V Club Huntington, VA

Nov 21 – Amos’ Southland Charlotte, NC
Nov 23 – Chameleon Lancaster, PA
Nov 24 – Studio At Webster Hall NY, NY
Nov 27 – Cain’s Ballroom Tulsa, OK (Hometown Benefit show)
Nov 30 – Altar Bar Pittsburgh, PA
Dec 3 – McGruffy’s House of Rock Dayton, OH

Taddy Porter / Alter Bridge Dates:

Dec 14 – Clutch Cargo’s Pontiac, MI
Dec 16 – Ram’s Head Live Baltimore, MD
Dec 17 – Starland Ballroom Sayreville, NJ
Dec 18 – Crocodile Rock Allentown, PA
Dec 20 – Gramercy Theatre New York, NY
Dec 30 – Knitting Factory Spokane, WA
Jan 1 – Showbox At The Market Seattle, WA
Jan 4 – House of Blues Los Angeles, CA
Jan 5 – Marquee Theatre Phoenix, AZ
Jan 7 – Grenada Theatre Dallas, TX
Jan 8 – Warehouse Houston, TX

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