Patterson Hood: _ Murdering Oscar (and other love songs)_
Drive-By Truckers frontman Patterson Hood will release the solo album _
Murdering Oscar (and other love songs)_ this summer. The album will arrive on Ruth St. Records on June 23, shortly before Hood hits the road on a solo tour. As of now, Hoods only confirmed date is a June 27 stop at Athens, GAs Athefest with the backing band The Screwtopians: John Neff (pedal steel), Will Johnson (guitar),Scott Danbom (keyboard, fiddle) and David Barbe (bass).
The Drive-By Truckers recently played its first official show with Booker T. in Atlanta on April 1 (no joke). The setlist consisted primarily of songs of the keyboardists forthcoming great album Potato Hole. The tour will continue at Melbourne AUSs Prince Bandroom tomorrow.