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    The Carolina Chocolate Drops, who had announced a US tour for early 2014 last month, have now added several new dates to the tour, with confirmed shows from the end of January through the end of April. The group's lineup includes co-founder Rhiannon Giddens, multi-instrumentalist Hubby Jenkins, and two new musicians, cellist Malcolm Parson and multi-instrumentalist Rowan Corbett. The tour kicks off at the Charleston Music Hall on January 30, making stops across the Southeast through March, up into the Northeast starting in the spring, then back South for MerleFest and more. See below for all of the currently scheduled shows. For additional details and tickets, visit nonesuch.com/on-tour.

    The band’s upcoming tour dates come on the heels of the Showtime concert documentary Another Day, Another Time: Celebrating the Music of "Inside Llewyn Davis," which features a show-stopping performance from Rhiannon Giddens. Nonesuch Records will release a live album from the concert in late winter/early spring. 

    Nonesuch released its second record from the Carolina Chocolate Drops—the Grammy-nominated Leaving Eden—in 2012. The band’s first Nonesuch release, the critically acclaimed Genuine Negro Jig, won a Best Traditional Folk Album Grammy.

    CAROLINA CHOCOLATE DROPS ON TOUR

    Jan 30 Charleston Music Hall Charleston, SC
    Feb 1 Straz Center for the Performing Arts Tampa, FL
    Feb 3–7 Mountain Song at Sea dep. Miami, FL
    Feb 9 Vinyl Music Hall Pensacola, FL
    Feb 11 Proud Larry's Oxford, MS
    Feb 12 Duling Hall Jackson, MS
    Feb 13 Thirsty Hippo Hattiesburg, MS
    Feb 14 Tipitina's New Orleans, LA
    Feb 26 Brooklyn Arts Center Wilmington, NC
    Feb 27 The Melting Point Athens, GA
    Feb 28 Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center Birmingham, AL
    Mar 1 Ferst Center for the Arts Atlanta, GA
    Mar 3 Bardo Fine & Performing Arts Center Cullowhee, NC
    Mar 5 Handlebar Greenville, SC
    Mar 6 Ponte Vedra Concert Hall Ponte Vedra Beach, FL
    Mar 7 McCelvey Center York, SC
    Mar 8 Paramount Center for the Arts Bristol, TN
    Mar 28 Higher Ground South Burlington, VT
    Mar 29 Somerville Theatre Somerville, MA
    Mar 30 Woodstock Town Hall Theatre Woodstock, VT
    Apr 2 The Egg Albany, NY
    Apr 3 Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center Westhampton Beach, NY
    Apr 4 9:30 Club Washington, DC
    Apr 5 Grand Opera House Wilmington, DE
    Apr 6 Carnegie Library Music Hall of Homestead Munhall, PA
    Apr 9 Sellersville Theater 1894 Sellersville, PA
    Apr 11 Calvin Theatre Northampton, MA
    Apr 12 Strand Theatre Rockland, ME
    Apr 14 Stone Mountain Arts Center Brownfield, ME
    Apr 24 MerleFest Wilkesboro, NC
    Apr 25 Jefferson Theater Charlottesville, VA
    Apr 27 East Tennessee State University Johnson City, TN
         

     

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Carolina Chocolate Drops Announce Additional US Tour Dates

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The Carolina Chocolate Drops, who had announced a US tour for early 2014 last month, have now added several new dates to the tour, with confirmed shows from the end of January through the end of April. The group's lineup includes co-founder Rhiannon Giddens, multi-instrumentalist Hubby Jenkins, and two new musicians, cellist Malcolm Parson and multi-instrumentalist Rowan Corbett. The tour kicks off at the Charleston Music Hall on January 30, making stops across the Southeast through March, into the Northeast starting in the spring, then back South for MerleFest and more.

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The Carolina Chocolate Drops, who had announced a US tour for early 2014 last month, have now added several new dates to the tour, with confirmed shows from the end of January through the end of April. The group's lineup includes co-founder Rhiannon Giddens, multi-instrumentalist Hubby Jenkins, and two new musicians, cellist Malcolm Parson and multi-instrumentalist Rowan Corbett. The tour kicks off at the Charleston Music Hall on January 30, making stops across the Southeast through March, up into the Northeast starting in the spring, then back South for MerleFest and more. See below for all of the currently scheduled shows. For additional details and tickets, visit nonesuch.com/on-tour.

The band’s upcoming tour dates come on the heels of the Showtime concert documentary Another Day, Another Time: Celebrating the Music of "Inside Llewyn Davis," which features a show-stopping performance from Rhiannon Giddens. Nonesuch Records will release a live album from the concert in late winter/early spring. 

Nonesuch released its second record from the Carolina Chocolate Drops—the Grammy-nominated Leaving Eden—in 2012. The band’s first Nonesuch release, the critically acclaimed Genuine Negro Jig, won a Best Traditional Folk Album Grammy.

CAROLINA CHOCOLATE DROPS ON TOUR

Jan 30 Charleston Music Hall Charleston, SC
Feb 1 Straz Center for the Performing Arts Tampa, FL
Feb 3–7 Mountain Song at Sea dep. Miami, FL
Feb 9 Vinyl Music Hall Pensacola, FL
Feb 11 Proud Larry's Oxford, MS
Feb 12 Duling Hall Jackson, MS
Feb 13 Thirsty Hippo Hattiesburg, MS
Feb 14 Tipitina's New Orleans, LA
Feb 26 Brooklyn Arts Center Wilmington, NC
Feb 27 The Melting Point Athens, GA
Feb 28 Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center Birmingham, AL
Mar 1 Ferst Center for the Arts Atlanta, GA
Mar 3 Bardo Fine & Performing Arts Center Cullowhee, NC
Mar 5 Handlebar Greenville, SC
Mar 6 Ponte Vedra Concert Hall Ponte Vedra Beach, FL
Mar 7 McCelvey Center York, SC
Mar 8 Paramount Center for the Arts Bristol, TN
Mar 28 Higher Ground South Burlington, VT
Mar 29 Somerville Theatre Somerville, MA
Mar 30 Woodstock Town Hall Theatre Woodstock, VT
Apr 2 The Egg Albany, NY
Apr 3 Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center Westhampton Beach, NY
Apr 4 9:30 Club Washington, DC
Apr 5 Grand Opera House Wilmington, DE
Apr 6 Carnegie Library Music Hall of Homestead Munhall, PA
Apr 9 Sellersville Theater 1894 Sellersville, PA
Apr 11 Calvin Theatre Northampton, MA
Apr 12 Strand Theatre Rockland, ME
Apr 14 Stone Mountain Arts Center Brownfield, ME
Apr 24 MerleFest Wilkesboro, NC
Apr 25 Jefferson Theater Charlottesville, VA
Apr 27 East Tennessee State University Johnson City, TN
     

 

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