Friday, March 12, 2010

Chris Thomas King Announces New Tour, New Album



Supporting the release of “Caught In Between” perhaps his best album to date, Chris Thomas King’s - ROCK IN A HARD PLACE TOUR 2010 - Kick’s Off March 12th in North America. New album release is set for May 11.



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NEW ORLEANS, LA Multi - Grammy Award winning recording artist, actor and guitar hero, CHRIS THOMAS KING today announced a spring headline tour. Described as the ultimate Chris Thomas King acoustic and electric musical experience, it also marks the first time the Chris Thomas King Band officially tours in North America in 2010 since King’s 2009 world tour, which visited Africa, Japan, Mexico and North America.

The North American leg of "Rock In A Hard Place Tour 2010," booked by agent Mariann Thomas of New Orleans based CTK Tours, LLC, will kick off on the popular STEVE HARVEY MORNING SHOW live on Friday March 12 from Shreveport, LA. King will also be seen as an actor on the hit TV Show “IMAGINATION MOVERS” on March 26th. The Louisiana blues artist and actor with an impressive repertoire of songs, scores and scenes in award-winning films will join Playhouse Disney’s “Imagination Movers” on the Disney channel.

The new album CAUGHT IN BETWEEN,” is Chris Thomas King’s first full-length studio album since the release of the Handy nominated “Rise,” in 2006. The tour will feature new songs as well as fan favorites including songs from the movies “Ray” and “O Brother.”

To date, Chris Thomas King has sold over 10 million combined units worldwide, and logged more than a 1000 headline tour dates and festivals in 32 countries. King starred in and scored Oscar winning movies including “Ray” and “O Brother, Where Art Thou?” which have grossed over $250 million dollars at the box office.

Rock In A Hard Place Tour 2010
March 12 Shreveport, LA Steve Harvey Morning Show
March 26 Disney Channel TV Imagination Movers
March 27 New Orleans, LA Snug Harbor
April 17 Ruleville, Miss Monk Institute of Jazz (Artist residency)
April 18 Ruleville, Miss Monk Institute of Jazz (Artist residency)
April 19 Ruleville, Miss Monk Institute of Jazz (Artist residency)
April 20 Ruleville, Miss Monk Institute of Jazz (Artist residency)
April 21 Ruleville, Miss Monk Institute of Jazz (Artist residency)
April 24 Baton Rouge, LA Baton Rouge Blues Festival
April 24 Baton Rouge, LA Baton Rouge Blues Festival
April 29 New Orleans, LA Snug Harbor
May 1 New Orleans, LA New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival
May 6 Nashville, TN 12th & Porter
May 7 exington, KY TBA
May 9 Philadelphia, PA Private
May 12 New York, NY Terra Blues
May 13 New York, NY Terra Blues
May 14 Camp Hill, PA Guillify’s Hideaway
May 15 Kenneth Square, PA Kenneth Flash Theatre
May 16 Raleigh, NC Berkeley Café
May 18 Tampa, FL Skipper’s Smokehouse
May 19 FL TBA
May 21 FL TBA
May 22 Jacksonville, FL Mojo Kitchen
June 22 Oakland, CA Yoshi’s
June 23 Felton, CA Don Quixote’s

Contact Us
Agent: Mariann Thomas
CTK Tours, LLC
New Orleans, La 70115
(225) 744-4491 ext. 3
Mariann@ChrisThomasKing.com

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