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      October 23, 2017

      Monday   8:00 PM

      200 41st Street S
      Birmingham, Alabama 35222

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      Josh Ritter & The Royal City Band

      with Good Old War
      Josh Ritter & the Royal City Band with special guest Good Old War Gathering - the new album out 22nd September! Every ticket comes with a digital download of the new album delivered on release day. "How refreshing and inspiring itisto encounter an artist whose achievements match his ambitions." - The Washington Post "The 10 Most Exciting Artists Now - Entertainment Weekly "100 Best Living Songwriters" - Paste Magazine Josh Ritter's acclaimed 20-year career as a songwriter and musician reaches new heights with the release of his ninth full-length album, Gathering. Along with his loyal bandmates, the Royal City Band, Josh returned to the studio with more songs than he'd ever had before at one time. Re-energized after a recent collaboration with legendary musician Bob Weir (who also contributes vocals and guitar to a song onGathering) and --at the same time -- tired of living inthe shadow of his earlier self, Josh felt charged with exploring the possibility of cutting himself loose from his own and others' expectations. In his words, "I began with an exciting sense ofdissatisfaction, and what emerged, as I began to find my voice, was a record full of storms. I still cant tell what era these stories are from. They feel part roustabout, part psalm to me." A songwriter, a musician, a New York Times best-selling author, a painter, a consummate performer. Josh Ritter encompasses all of these descriptors and more. Heis a true artist. One who is not afraid of growing, changing and constantly challenging earlier versions of himself. Here, two decades into his storied career, Josh Ritter is just getting started. Gatheringisouton 22nd September.

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