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Those Crosstown Rivals / Blog

SPRING TOUR DATES!!!

We're getting back to our old ways with a brand new drummer. We'll be having our ShitStarter Records Split 7" Release Party at Buster's Frontroom in Lexington, KY on March 9th alongside Two Cow Garage, Lydia Loveless, and Infected.

3/9 - Lexington, KY - Buster's Frontroom 3/17 - Lexington, KY - Cosmic Charlie's 3/22 - Louisville, KY - Third Street Dive 3/23 - Indianapolis, IN - Melody Inn 3/29 - Cincinnati, OH - THE COMET 3/30 - Nashville, TN - Rutledge 4/19 - Bowling Green, KY - Tidball's 4/20 - St. Louis, MO - Lemmons 4/26 - Cincinnati, OH - MOTR Pub 4/27 - Knoxville, TN - The Well

Josh is Retiring!!!

Everyone's favorite sweaty bastard on drums is retiring into fatherhood and man-like responsibilities. His last weekend with the band is the one upcoming, so let's get out and send him off in style. After this weekend we will have a few weeks off before getting back on the road in mid-January. We hope to see you this weekend!

Thursday - MOTR Pub - Cincinnati, OH Friday - Al's Bar - Lexington, KY - JOSH'S FAREWELL SHOW!!! Saturday - First Annual OWL-HOOT-SCOOT at Zazoo's - Louisville, KY

Lucero, Reverend Peyton, WRFL Live, and MORE!

Lots of local happenings for Those Crosstown Rivals in the short term. Facebook event links included for more info.

-Wednesday night we'll be appearing on WRFL 88.1 FM Live to bring you an hour of music from 9 to 10pm. You can tune in over the airwaves at 88.1 FM or the interwaves at www.wrfl.fm. https://www.facebook.com/events/401277476601529/ -Friday night is our First Annual TCR Cookout. We'll be at the Green Lantern (Lexington, KY) serving free food at 7pm. Show starts at 10pm with The Elixirs, The Loaded Nuns and ourselves. https://www.facebook.com/events/420046121364852/

-Saturday afternoon we'll be at the Wounded Warriors Benefit show at the Leestown Rd VFW. This is an all day show with over 20 bands, and all proceeds go to a good cause. Our time slot is TBD. https://www.facebook.com/events/239641669453687/

-Saturday night we're opening for Lucero at Buster's in Lexington. Tickets are on sale now at ticketfly.com. Go grab em before they're all gone. https://www.facebook.com/events/308654455894698/

August 4th we'll be at Rebel's Pub in Marion, Indiana along with The Elixirs.

Friday August 10th we're back home opening the night for Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band at Cosmic Charlie's. If you've not checked these guys out do yourselves a favor. This one is not to be missed. https://www.facebook.com/events/443225309051747

As always, we're constantly adding dates, we've got trips to North Carolina, Chicago, Colorado, and more coming up.

Party! -TCR

Album Release date, art, EPK, details, party!

Our second album "Kentucky Gentlemen" will release on April 6th. The release party will happen at Buster's in Lexington. Bands on the bill include TCR, Two Cow Garage, Infected, and Ned Van Go. Cover fee is $10 and that includes a copy of the CD for everyone in the door. Vinyl will also be available along with t-shirts, stickers and buttons. The full tracklist for the album is as follows: 1. Bear's Den 2. Bury Me In Hay 3. Shotgun Guitar 4. Bad Nassty 5. Colleen 6. Trucker 7. Burning My Heart* 8. Daddy's Getting Drunk 9. These Days 10. Nashville 11. No Friend of Mine

* = Does not appear on the vinyl.

To see the art, click here: http://on.fb.me/zzE1Se We've also released a 4-minute electronic press kit that you can view here, which includes interview footage, live footage, and songs from the new album: http://bit.ly/xUrg84

Buster's, 1/27/12

Next Saturday, we'll be at Buster's in Lexington with The Stoner Moms and The Guilford Blackouts doing a Classic Night frontroom show. 18 and up, $5, Doors at 9, music at 9:30. We will be filming this show for footage to use on our upcoming EPK, which will hopefully be released right around the same time as the new record. Get your asses out, have a good time, see some new bands, and get in our video.

Big Weekend

Big 4th of July weekend coming up! Get out to Lynagh's Irish Pub in Lexington to help us kick it off with our buddies Oso Bear. Saturday we're in Knoxville for two performances, and you can hear the first one anywhere in the world on 89.9WDVX or http://www.wdvx.com/webcast.html at noon. That night we're with our buddies Fifth on the Floor and Tim Lee 3 at the Longbranch Saloon. Then Sunday we wrap it all up at the Hard Rock Cafe in Nashville with an all-star lineup of TCR, Fifth on the Floor, Ned Van Go, and Static Revival. Plenty of opportunities for you to party w/ TCR, let's get rowdy this weekend!

Road Trips

With the not-so-recent purchase of Jean Claude Slam Van, you may notice that TCR is doing a bit more road work as of late. We've made some really great friends playing in other cities and venues like Ned Van Go, Oso Bear, and Les Honky More Tonkies, go check em out. We're taking a week to catch our breath and then hitting the road again. If you can't catch one of our shows 4th of July weekend, you can surely hear us on the radio. Tune in at www.wdvx.com Saturday July 2nd at noon.

Lots of shows added

Hey internet, we've been adding a lot of shows lately, make sure you keep up with our schedule here: http://www.reverbnation.com/artist/artist_shows/1177038 so you know when and where to catch TCR. Over the next few months we will be all over the bluegrass and Tennessee. We're looking forward to partying with you.

TCR is on the move!

Heading to Tennessee soon for a long weekend of gigging and celebrating Independence Day. As such, transportation is required, and we have snagged a 6th member, lovingly dubbed "Moby Dick," that will do its part to move us and our gear from one town to another. Help us pay for this ride by coming out and making a $5 donation to support local music this Friday night at Lynagh's. In exchange, we will thank you for your generosity by performing a full length concert with Murfreesboro, TN's The Only Sons. Get ready, TCR is on the move!

Looks like April is gonna be busy after all.

So here's the deal. Tomorrow night we are at Lynagh's with a cool local indie rock band "Dunebuggy Attack Battalion." Come out and have an O'Round before we rock your face off. Next Thursday we are performing in the Battle of the Bands at Eddie Montgomery's in Harrodsburg. There's three bands playing and no cover. Make the short drive and show us your support. The following Thursday we are playing at Phoenix Hill Tavern with Jersey's Matt O'Ree Band. Show gets started around 10, $1. On Friday the 22nd we return to Lynagh's for a show we are very excited about with Murfreesboro, Tennessee's The Only Sons. Awesome band that fits perfectly with our style. Check em out at www.theonlysons.net

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