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The War and Treaty Confirms Fall Headline Tour

The War and Treaty Confirms Fall Headline Tour

Acclaimed powerhouse duo, The War and Treaty, will embark on an extensive headline tour this fall with stops at Los Angeles' Hotel Café, Louisville's Headliners Music Hall, Pittsburgh's Rex Theater, Boston's Great Scott, Chicago's Lincoln Hall and two nights at Ann Arbor's The Ark among several others. Tickets go on-sale tomorrow at 10:00am local time. See below for complete details.

The shows celebrate a breakthrough year for the duo-made up of husband and wifeMichael Trotter Jr. and Tanya Blount-Trotter-whose full-length debut album, Healing Tide, was recently released on Strong World/Thirty Tigers. Purchase/stream HERE. Produced by Buddy Miller (Emmylou Harris, Patty Griffin, Wood Brothers), Healing Tide is already receiving widespread critical acclaim.

Healing Tide includes 11 songs written solely by Michael and features Tanya (vocals), Michael (vocals, piano, Wurlitzer, Rhodes) and Miller (guitars, banjo) as well as Brady Blade (drums), Adam Chaffins (bass), Jim Hoke (organ, saxophone, autoharp, harmonica), Russ Pahl (pedal steel, banjo), Sam Bush (fiddle), Bill Huber (trombone), Matt Slocum (cello) and special guest vocalist Emmylou Harris on "Here Is Where the Loving Is At."

Of the mission behind the album, Michael comments, "I hope people see our hearts on this record...I want people to feel like we care. When you think about artists you don't think about that, but that's the way I want the world to feel about The War and Treaty."

Michael and Tanya took distinctly different paths to becoming The War and Treaty. Michael is a wounded warrior who found his voice while serving in Iraq, when he was pulled from the frontlines to write songs for the fallen. Tanya is a lifelong artist, drawn to singing's power to take another's pain away. The two met while performing at the same festival and became inseparable, going on to get married and create the musical collaboration that is The War and Treaty.

The release of Healing Tide follows a breakout year for the Albion, Michigan-based duo, whose debut EP, Down to the River, came out last July. The War and Treaty made headlines after a breakthrough performance at the 2017 Americana Music Festival & Conference, stepping up to fill an ill Buddy Miller's spot. Rolling Stone highlighted the performance in their "AmericanaFest 2017: 20 Best Things We Saw," praising, "Michael Trotter Jr. and Tanya Blount-Trotter nearly leveled the Cannery Ballroom...Mixing primitive blues, R&B and gospel-style shouting, War & Treaty's songs...were tense and hypnotic, shrouded in darkness but punching their way to the light." Additionally, Billboard featured the pair as one of "The 10 Bands You Need to Know About for This Year's Festival Season" declaring, "two talents whose chemistry in the live setting is raw, joyous and spectacular. Both Trotter and Blount are propulsive singers, and their band seamlessly blends bluegrass, folk, gospel and soul."


1. Love Like There's No Tomorrow

2. Healing Tide

3. Are You Ready to Love Me?

4. Hearts

5. Jeep Cherokee Laredo

6. One and the Same

7. If It's in Your Heart

8. Here Is Where the Loving Is At (feat. Emmylou Harris)

9. All I Wanna Do

10. It's Not Over Yet

11. Little New Bern


BOLD on-sale tomorrow at 10:00am local time

August 24-Florence, AL-Billy Reid Shindig 10

August 25-26-Fayetteville, AR-Fayetteville Roots Festival

September 7-Las Vegas, NV-Big Blues Bender

September 9-Chattanooga, TN-Moon River Music Festival

September 12-15-Nashville, TN-AmericanaFest

September 22-Bristol, TN-Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion

September 28-Dana Point, CA-Ohana Festival

February 10-17-Tampa, FL-Cayamo Cruise

October 2-Los Angeles, CA-Hotel Café

October 16-Asbury Park, NJ-Asbury Lanes

October 17-Charlottesville, VA-Jefferson Theater

October 19-Asheville, NC-The Orange Peel

October 29-Louisville, KY-Headliners Music Hall

October 30-Pittsburgh, PA-Rex Theater

November 1-Uncasville, CT-Wolf Den at Mohegan Sun

November 2-Allston, MA-Great Scott

November 3-Fall River, MA-Narrows Center For The Arts

November 5-Cleveland, OH-Beachland Ballroom & Tavern

November 6-Chicago, IL-Lincoln Hall

November 7-Ann Arbor, MI-The Ark

November 8-Ann Arbor, MI-The Ark

November 12-Milwaukee, WI-Turner Hall Ballroom

November 13-Minneapolis, MN-Cedar Cultural Center

November 15-Sun Valley, ID-Sun Valley Opera House

November 17-Indianapolis, IN-Hi-Fi Indy

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