It’s A String Cheese World

The String Cheese Incident has upcoming touring action on two fronts.  The band has beefed up its fall schedule with several East Coast stops.  Meanwhile, keyboardist Kyle Hollingsworth has his own shows to play.

Photo: John Davisson
Lockn' Festival, Oak Ridge Farm, Arrington, Va.

The eternal touring machine that is The String Cheese Incident has filled many blanks in its November calendar, including two nights in Washington, D.C.; Portland, Maine; and Port Chester N.Y.

But you don’t have to wait until November to get your SCI fix.  The band will play Lockn’ Festival in Arrington, Va., Sept. 4-5; Phases Of The Moon Music & Art Festival in Danville, Ill., Sept. 11-12 and the Suwannee Hulaween in Live Oak, Fla., Oct. 31-Nov. 2.

Here are the additions:

Nov. 4 – Washington, D.C., Lincoln Theatre
Nov. 5 – Washington, D.C., Lincoln Theatre
Nov. 6 – Mashantucket, C.T., Grand Theater
Nov. 7 – Upper Darby, Pa., Tower Theatre
Nov. 8 – Sayreville, N.J., Starland Ballroom
Nov. 10 – Ithaca, N.Y., State Theatre
Nov. 11 – Port Chester, N.Y., The Capitol Theatre
Nov. 12 – Port Chester, N.Y., The Capitol Theatre
Nov. 13 – Portland, Maine, State Theatre
Nov. 14 – Portland, Maine, State Theatre
Nov. 15 – Burlington, Vt., Burlington Memorial Auditorium

A presale via SCI Ticketing begins Sept. 10 at 1 p.m. EDT.  General onsales launch Sept. 12.  Visit the band’s website for more details.

Kyle Hollingsworth’s journey begins Sept. 17 in Charleston, S.C.  The SCI keyboardist is touring in support of his third solo album, Speed Of Life.

With his list of solo gigs beginning this month and running into October, Hollingsworth is combining his passion for music with his love for craft beer.  A long-time home brewer, Hollingsworth has partnered with three breweries to create limited edition brews that are available now. And if that’s not enough to wet your whistle, Hollingsworth is offering free “Hop Tracks” from the album with each song coinciding with one of the beers. 

For example, “Racer X” has been paired with Stone Brewing Company’s Collective Distortion IPA.  “Here We Go” has been matched with Boulder Beer Company’s Hoopla Pale Ale and “Happening Now” appropriately goes with Cigar City Brewing & Rock Brothers Brewing’s Happening Now IPA.

For his upcoming run, Hollingsworth will appearing as a co-headliner on some dates and as support on others.

Sept. 17 – Charleston, S.C., The Pour House (co-billed with Earphunk)
Sept. 18 – Atlanta, Ga., Terminal West (co-billed with Earphunk)
Sept. 20 – Athens, Ga., Georgia Theatre (co-billed with Earphunk)
Sept. 24 – Chico, Calif., Lost On Main
Sept. 25 – Lake Tahoe, Calif., Blu Nightclub
Sept. 26 – San Francisco, Calif., The Independent
Sept. 27 – Santa Cruz, Calif., The Catalyst (supporting Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe)
Oct. 9 – Eugene, Ore., WOW Hall (supporting Leftover Salmon)
Oct. 10 – Portland, Ore., McMenamins Crystal Ballroom (supporting Leftover Salmon)
Oct. 11 – Seattle, Wash., The Neptune (supporting Leftover Salmon)

Expect more dates to be announced soon.  Visit for more info.