Nonesuch Records labelmates Carolina Chocolate Drops and The Low Anthem are teaming up for a short run of dates in the south in December. The tour kicks off in Atlanta on Dec. 4 and wraps in Raleigh at the Lincoln Theatre on Dec. 11.
Tickets for the Raleigh show are scheduled to go on sale to the public on Friday, Oct. 1 via etix for $18 and a fan pre-sale will begin on Tuesday, Sept 28 via Carolina Chocolate Drops' website.
[UPDATE: The Low Anthem are no longer playing the Raleigh show on December 11. The band will be heading to Nashville that night to play the Grand Ole Opry at the Ryman Auditorium with EmmyLou Harris. Carolina Chocolate Drops will still play the show. A new opener has not been announced.]
The Carolina Chocolate Drops released their highly acclaimed album Nonesuch debut Genuine Negro Jig in February (check out our review here). They'll also be playing at the Reynolds Theater in Durham on Sept. 25 with Joe Henry and at the North Carolina State Fair in Raleigh on Sunday, Oct. 17.
The Low Anthem have been busy working on the follow-up to their fantastic album Oh My God, Charlie Darwin which was released in June 2009.
Carolina Chocolate Drops & The Low Anthem tour dates
12.04.10 - Atlanta, GA - Variety Playhouse
12.07.10 - Nashville, NC - Mercy Lounge
12.08.10 - Knoxville, TN - Bijou Theatre
12.09.10 - Asheville, NC - The Orange Peel
12.10.10 - Charlotte, NC - Neighborhood Theatre
12.11.10 - Raleigh, NC - Lincoln Theatre *
* w/o The Low Anthem