Grammy Award-winning stringband Old Crow Medicine Show has announced the upcoming release of their new albumRemedy, due out July 1 on ATO Records. The album is produced by Tedd Hutt, who previously helmed the group's critically acclaimed 2012 release Carry Me Back.
Ten years after the massive success of the band's modern folk standard “Wagon Wheel”, which started as a track on a Bob Dylan work tape later finished by fiddler/band leader Ketch Secor, Remedy features a new Dylan/Old Crow songwriting collaboration with the new track “Sweet Amarillo." Other highlights of the new album include a new take on the classic prison song with "Brushy Mountain Conjugal Trailer," the fast-picking "8 Dogs 8 Banjos," and the ballads "Dearly Departed Friend" and Critter Fuqua's "Firewater."
“This is country music for people who think country music needs a whoopin'’ says Secor, who adds, “Country music that knows how deep its roots run--- from the dirtiest blues to the folkiest folk, the songwriters, the crooners and the Outlaws, to the Oprystage; it's all here."
In support of the upcoming release, Old Crow Medicine Show has announced their biggest headlining tour to date, which includes stops at Red Rocks, The Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre (Atlanta), The Philadelphia Folk Festival and London’s The Roundhouse. Opening acts include Shovels & Rope, Hurray For The Riff Raff, and Parker Milsap (who will be opening all UK dates.
The current list of tour dates can be seen below, with further dates to be added soon. Click here to pre-order the album. Visit the band's official website www.crowmedicine.com for more information.