Trust Company updates its tour of the “nicer” nightclubs with new dates locked in for Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota and Illinois. New on the band’s schedule is November 14 in Flint, Michigan, at The Machine Shop, November 15 in Louisville, Kentucky, at Uncle Pleasant’s, November 18 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, at the Intersection, November 19 in East Lansing, Michigan, at Small Planet, November 20 in Madison, Wisconsin, at The Annex, November 21 in Maplewood, Minnesota, at The Rock Nightclub, November 22 in Palatine, Illinois, at Durty Nellie’s, and November 24 in Sauget, Illinois, at Pop’s.

Simply Red adds more dates to its Spring Europe tour. Newly posted shows are April 19 in Luxembourg at Rockhal, May 15 in Zurich at Hallenstadion and May 19 in Conegliano Veneto, Italy, at Palasport.

And we have a generous December update from Dar Williams. Dar’s schedule now includes December 6 in New Haven, Connecticut, at Toad’s Place, December 13 in Fall River, Massachusetts, at Narrows Center For The Arts, December 14 in Skowhegan, Maine, at the Opera House, December 26 in Northampton, Massachusetts, at Iron Horse Music Hall and Brooklyn on December 27 at Southpaw Music & Entertainment.

During the last couple of hours we also updated the schedules for Doug MacLeod, Cradle Of Filth, Backyard Tire Fire, Jesse Malin, Lady Antebellum, Texas Hippie Coalition, Lonestar, Particle and Patti Austin.

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