The Buttertones Offer Their Touring Tips

Touring is a different experience for everyone. Each band has their own do’s and do not’s while finding their way to each venue. The Buttertones are no exception. This fall, the band will undergo a few tours themselves, bringing their seductive bluesy rock to multiple states and regions of the country. Recently, the group released their latest record, Midnight in a Moonless Dream via Innovative Leisure. The Buttertones are no strangers to the road, and have offered some touring tips that help them survive the long stretches away from home. Take a read below and be sure to take a listen to their new record!

Purchase Midnight in a Moonless Dream here

1. We usually all gain 5-10 pounds in Europe because at every venue we are so well fed with some of most delicious cuisine. In the US we are lucky to get crackers and avocados.

2. The gas stations in Europe are a lot cleaner and there is a bigger variety of food however it gets very annoying to have to pay 1 euro to use the bathroom every time we stop.

3. The landscape in Switzerland is extraordinary and there is beauty everywhere you turn your head and to compare that to driving what seems like an eternity through Texas would

Tour Dates:
9/20/18 – Washington, D.C. – U Street Music Hall
9/21/18 – Philadelphia, PA – Voltage Lounge
9/22/18 – Brooklyn, NY – Rough Trade
9/24/18- Boston, MA – Middle East Upstairs
9/26/18 – Cleveland, OH – Grog Shop
9/27/18 – Detroit, MI – Marble Bar
9/28/18 – Chicago, IL – Beat Kitchen
9/29/18 – Madison, WI – Ruby
10/1/18 – Omaha, NE – Slowdown
10/2/18 – Denver, CO – Globe Hall
10/4/18 – Salt Lake City, UT – Kilby Court
10/5/18 – Boise, ID – The Shredder
10/6/18 – Portland, OR – Mission Theatre
10/7/18 – Seattle, WA – The Crocodile
10/9/18 – San Francisco, CA – Slim’s (GV)
10/10/18 – Los Angeles, CA – Fonda Theatre
10/11/18 – Los Angeles, CA  – Fonda Theatre
11/23/18 – Atlanta, GA – Masquerade (Purgatory)
11/24/18 – Nashville, TN – Exit/In
11/25/18 – St. Louis, MO – Off Broadway
11/27/18 – New Orleans, LA – Santos
11/29/18 – Dallas, TX – Dada
11/30/18 – Austin, TX – Barracuda
12/1/18 – San Antonio, TX – Paper Tiger
12/3/18 – El Paso, TX – Lowbrow Palace
12/4/18 – Santa Fe, NM – Meow Wolf
12/5/18 – Phoenix, AZ – Crescent Ballroom
12/6/18 – San Diego, CA – The Irenic
12/7/18 – Santa Ana, CA – The Observatory
12/8/18 – Santa Cruz, CA – Atrium @ The Catalyst

Top photo by Yudo Kurita

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