Singer-songwriter Ruston Kelly has announced dates for his headlining Brightly Burst Tour, which will get underway in September 2019. Kelly currently has a few European dates left before a busy festival season that includes stops at Bonnaroo, Newport Folk Festival and Lollapalooza.
Kicking off September 18th at Songbirds South Stage in Chattanooga, Tennessee, the 22 dates of the Brightly Burst Tour will have Kelly visiting Atlanta, Georgias Terminal West, Los Angeles Troubadour and then, eventually, New Yorks Bowery Ballroom. Singer-songwriter Donovan Woods will support on all dates except for the October 22nd show in Toronto, Ontario.
Kellys acclaimed debut album Dying Star was released by Rounder Records in 2018 and chronicled a slow journey to break self-destructive patterns, even managing to find a little humor in the painful process.
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My living situation at the time was so dark and so fucked up that I had to find a way to laugh at it, Kelly told Rolling Stone in 2018. That takes the power out. When people suffer from depression or anxiety or any sort of pain/mental anguish combo, being able to take the power out of it through laughter is a pretty powerful tool.
Tickets for the Brightly Burst Tour go on sale Friday, May 10th at 10 a.m. local time.
Here are the dates for Ruston Kellys Brightly Burst Tour:
September 18 Chattanooga, TN @ Songbirds South Stage
September 19 Knoxville, TN @ Bijou Theatre
September 20 Atlanta, GA @ Terminal West
September 26 Dallas, TX @ Granada Theater
September 27 Houston, TX @ White Oak Music Hall
September 28 Austin, TX @ Scoot Inn
October 1 Los Angeles, CA @ Troubadour
October 3 San Francisco, CA @ The Independent
October 4 Portland, OR @ Wonder Ballroom
October 5 Seattle, WA @ Tractor Tavern
October 7 Salt Lake City, UT @ The State Room
October 8 Denver, CO @ The Bluebird Theater
October 10 Des Moines, IA @ Woolys
October 12 Madison, WI @ High Noon Saloon
October 16 St. Louis, MO @ Blueberry Hill
October 18 Louisville, KY @ Mercury Ballroom
October 19 Columbus, OH @ A&R Music Bar
October 20 Detroit, MI @ The Shelter
October 22 Toronto, ON @ Drake Underground
October 24 New York, NY @ Bowery Ballroom
October 25 Boston, MA @ Brighton Music Hall
October 26 Washington, DC @ U Street Music Hall