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Brent Cobb Confirms 2022 'When It's My Time Tour'


Cobb's new album will be released on January 28.

Brent Cobb Confirms 2022 'When It's My Time Tour'

Grammy-nominated singer, songwriter and musician Brent Cobb will embark on his headline "When It's My Time Tour" this February with newly confirmed shows at Washington DC's City Winery, Philadelphia's City Winery, New York's City Winery, Lexington's The Burl, Chicago's City Winery, Indianapolis' Hi-Fi and Nashville's City Winery among many others. See below for complete itinerary. Tickets for the tour go on-sale this Friday, November 19.

The upcoming shows will feature Cobb performing songs from his anticipated debut gospel album, And Now, Let's Turn To Page..., which will be released January 28 via his own label, Ol' Buddy Records. Produced by Grammy Award-winning producer Dave Cobb (Brandi Carlile, Jason Isbell, Chris Stapleton) and recorded at Nashville's historic RCA Studio A, the record features new renditions of eight traditional gospel songs that have been a cherished part of Cobb's life, as well as one original track, "When It's My Time," written by Cobb, his wife, Layne, and Mike Harmeier.

With these nine songs, Cobb pays homage to the community and values of his hometown of Ellaville, GA, while still incorporating his acclaimed signature sound-imbuing these gospel standards with elements of country, blues and southern rock in a way that is authentically and uniquely Cobb.

Although the album has been a long-time dream for Cobb, it has only come to fruition now due to a near-death experience in July 2020, when the vehicle that he was driving, with his young son inside, got T-boned at a rural four-way stop. Following the crash, Cobb found himself with a renewed outlook on life, remembering, "You just start piecing together how everything is sort of intentional...I'd always had it in the back of my mind to make a gospel album. That moment of clarity, of almost getting killed, made me think I should just make the gospel album now."

Ahead of the release, Cobb's version of "We Shall Rise" debuted last month to critical acclaim. Of the track, Rolling Stone praises, "Although the song might at first sound more at home in a honky-tonk than a Sunday service, Cobb imbues its 'Hallelujah, Amen,' chorus with a sacred spirituality," while Wide Open Country declares, "a supercharged statement of faith that sounds like both a Saturday night roadhouse and Sunday morning church."

A deeply personal project, And Now, Let's Turn To Page... finds Cobb surrounded by those who mean the most to him, with his wife Layne Cobb, his mother Renee Cobb, his sister Alecia Grant, his father Patrick Cobb and his cousin Dave Cobb all joining him on the closing track, "Blessed Be The Tie That Binds." Additional musicians featured across the album include Brian Allen (bass), Mike Harris (guitar), Chris Powell (drums, percussion) and Philip Towns (keyboards) as well as special background vocals from Anderson East, Caylee Hammack (a fellow Ellaville, GA native) and members of Antioch, a Georgia-based gospel group led by Cobb's father.

Reflecting on the project, Cobb shares, "I've always wanted to make a southern gospel album because it's what I come from, but also it used to seem like a rite of passage for country singers to make a gospel album. I'm just trying to carry on that torch."

Tour Dates

December 1-Manchester, UK-Manchester Academy*
December 2-Leeds, UK-O2 Academy Leeds*
December 3-Birmingham, UK-O2 Institute*
December 5-Nottingham, UK-Rock City*
December 6-Newcastle, UK-Newcastle Academy*
December 7-Glasgow, UK-O2 Academy Glasgow*
December 9-London, UK-Roundhouse*
December 11-Cardiff, UK-The Great Hall*
December 12-Dublin, Ireland-Whelan's*
December 13-Belfast, UK-Limelight*
December 16-Houston, TX-House of Blues+
December 17-San Antonio, TX-Aztec Theatre+
December 18-Austin, TX-ACL Live at The Moody Theater+
December 19-Austin, TX-ACL Live at The Moody Theater+
December 29-Germantown, TN-Germantown Performing Arts Center+
December 30-Fort Worth, TX-Bass Performance Hall+
February 10-Washington, DC-City Winery (on-sale 11/19 at 3:00pm local time)
February 11-Philadelphia, PA-City Winery (on-sale 11/19 at 3:00pm local time)
February 12-New York, NY-City Winery (on-sale 11/19 at 3:00pm local time)
February 17-Lexington, KY-The Burl (on-sale 11/19 at 10:00am local time)
February 18-Chicago, IL-City Winery (on-sale 11/19 at 3:00pm local time)
February 19-Indianapolis, IN-Hi-Fi Indianapolis (on-sale 11/19 at 10:00am local time)
February 24-Macon, GA-Hargray Capitol Theatre (on-sale 11/19 at 10:00am local time)
February 25-Atlanta, GA-City Winery (on-sale 11/19 at 3:00pm local time)
February 27-Nashville, TN-City Winery (on-sale 11/19 at 3:00pm local time)

*with The Cadillac Three
+with Robert Earl Keen

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