Do you know Taddy Porter? The band is definitely throw back - just basic rock n' roll. Taddy Porter released their official debut this summer and now gets to tour with Slash. That's pretty huge in my book! I saw them at both Rock on the Range and Rocklahoma and they rocked. Here's a press release about the tour. Check out the Taddy Porter video below.
NEW YORK, NY (July 26, 2010) - Stillwater, Oklahoma quartet Taddy Porter has been confirmed as the opening act for legendary guitarist, Slash. The eight-date run will begin in Toronto on September 10, 2010 at Kool Haus.
Taddy Porter has been winning fans and garnering rave reviews across the country with their debut album and explosive live shows. Their debut album was released on June 29, 2010 and while in its first week at radio, the lead single “Shake Me” debuted as the #3 Most Added track at Active Rock. The song is approaching the Top 20, bulleted at #24.
Taddy Porter’s music has been heard everywhere lately, at Citi Field in New York where “Shake Me” is Mets pitcher Mike Pelfrey’s at bat and warm up song and all over broadcast and cable. Taddy Porter had two songs featured in the Entourage season premiere – “King Louie” and “Mean Bitch.” Their songs have also appeared on Monday Night Football, ESPN’s SportsCenter, ABC’s Cougartown, and the WWE film Legendary. In the month of June, Taddy Porter was both Clear Channel’s “New Artist To Watch” and Gibson Guitars “Artist of The Month.”
Taddy Porter was formed in October 2007 in Stillwater, OK. The band members grew up in different towns, but came together to create timeless, undeniable rock songs that where seeded, take root almost immediately. The quartet features Andy Brewer (lead vocals / guitar), Joe Selby (lead guitar / backing vocals), Doug Jones (drums) and Kevin Jones (bass).
See Taddy Porter on the road now playing select dates across the country.
Taddy Porter Current Tour Dates:
Jul 30-Surf Ballroom - Clear Lake, IA
Jul 31-S.O.P's - Peoria, IL
Aug 1-The Rock - Maplewood, MN
Aug 4-Val Air Ballroom - West Des Moines, IA
Aug 5-Whiskey Tango - Omaha, NE
Aug 6-Pierre's - Fort Wayne, IN
Aug 7-Phoenix Hill Tavern - Louisville, KY
Aug 10-Covelli Centre - Youngstown, OH
Aug 11-The Machine Shop - Flint, MI
Aug 13-Cubby Bear - Chicago, IL
Aug 17-The Paper Mill Island - Baldwinsville, NY
Aug 18-Higher Ground - S. Burlington, VT
Aug 19-Penn's Peak - Jim Thorpe, PA
Aug 24-Bourbon Street Ballroom - Baltimore, MD
Aug 25-The Rock Shop - Fayetteville, NC
Aug 28-Parkersburg Eagles Club - Parkersburg, WV
Aug 29-Buster's Billiard and Backroom - Lexington, KY
Aug 31-The Vogue - Indianapolis, IN
Sept 1-Woody's West - Evansville, IN
Sept 2-Tom, Dick & Harry's - Ashwaubenon, WI
Taddy Porter / Slash Dates:
Sept 10-Kool Haus - Toronto, ON
Sept 14-Terminal 5 - New York, NY
Sept 15-House of Blues - Boston, MA
Sept 17-Borgata Hotel - Atlantic City NJ
Sept 18-The Norva - Norfolk, VA
Sept 20-Center Stage - Atlanta, GA
Sept 22-Harrah's - Council Bluffs, IA
Sept 23-Medina Entertainment Center - Medina, MN