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Chuck Mead - "I Wish It Was Friday" (video / tour dates)

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Wednesday, Apr 15, 2009
by PopMatters Staff

Chuck Mead, the co-founder of alt-country’s BR549, releases his latest album Journeyman’s Wager on May 12th and features his usual eclectic blend of roots rock sources. “I Wish It Was Friday” has Mead bopping around town on a scooter to a honky-tonkish rockabilly tune. He’s got a packed tour schedule kicking off in May including a stop off at the Minneapolis State Fair in August, which you can check out after the jump.



  
TOUR DATES
May 1: Alterknit Lounge.        Spokane, WA
May 2: Snoqualmie Ballroom   Snoqualmie, WA
May 3: Roseland Ballroom.      Portland, OR
May 6: Palms Theater/Sacto     Winters, CA
May 7: Powerhouse Pub.        Folsom, CA
May 8: The Ranch               San Miguel, CA
May 10: Don Quixote Hall.      Felton, CA
May 12: Crystal Palace.          Bakersfield, CA
May 13: The Mint               Los Angeles, CA
May 14: Pappy and Harriet’s.    Pioneertown, CA
May 19: The Rhythm Room     Phoenix, AZ
May 22: Daniels Hall             Denver, CO
May 23: Bottleneck               Lawrence, KS
May 26: Proud Larry’s         Oxford, MS
May 27: Hi-Tone Café          Memphis, TN
May 29: The 5 Spot             Nashville, TN
May 30: The Basement.          Nashville, TN
June 14-16: Oneida Casino     Green Bay, WI
June 17: Schuba’s               Chicago, IL
June 19: The Ark                 Ann Arbor, MI
June 20: Beachland Ballroom Cleveland, OH
June 23: Lee’s                   Minneapolis, MN
June 26: Southgate House       Newport, KY
August 9: Musikfest             Bethlehem, PA
August 29: Minneapolis State Fair St. Paul, MN
Sept 4: Mystic Theatre           Petaluma, CA
Sept 6: Strawberry, Fest.        Camp Mather, CA
June 17, 20 & 23 with James Intveld

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