The Record Company Dives Into Headline Tour

As The Record Company is featured as this week’s HotStar, we thought it would be a good idea to highlight where you can catch the band on its first major headline tour around the U.S.

The blues-rock group has been gaining a reputation as a fan-favorite opener, and is now ready to strengthen its ties with audiences.

The “Off The Ground Tour” kicks off Sept. 25 at the 

The summer is chock-full of festivals. After playing Summerfest last night, and The Record Company is slated for , , and , to name a few.

In between those festivals, The Record Company also has support gigs lined up for Trombone Shorty & Orleans AvenueNathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, and Gov’t Mule and Blackberry Smoke. There are also a number of solo shows in the midst of all that action.

The Record Company recently released its debut album, Give It Back To You, and appeared on “Conan” earlier in the year. The band’s hard-nosed style has won over audiences around the country, and they have supported the likes of the late BB King, Grace PotterBuddy Guy and .

Here’s the lead-single off the album, from which the tour takes its name:

That song has been making the rounds on Triple A radio around the U.S. and was recorded in a band member’s living room.

Here is the full routing for the rest of 2016:

July 2 – Quincy, Calif., Plumas County Fairgrounds (High Sierra Music Festival)
July 3 – Quincy, Calif., Plumas County Fairgrounds (High Sierra Music Festival)
July 4 – Portland, Ore., Tom McCall Waterfront Park (Waterfront Blues Festival)
July 13 – Jackson, Wyo., Downtown Jackson
July 15 – Hampton Beach, N.H., Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom (Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue)    
July 16 – Boston, Mass., Boston Common (Outside The Box Festival)
July 17 – Providence, R.I., Fete Lounge
July 19 – Hamden, Conn., The Ballroom at The Outer Space
July 20 – Amagansett, N.Y., The Stephen Talkhouse
July 21 – Portland, Maine, Port City Music Hall
July 22 – Asbury Park, N.J., Wonder Bar
July 23 – Camden, N.J., BB&T Pavilion (XPoNential Music Festival)
July 25 – Columbus, Ohio, A & R Music Bar
July 26 – Erie, Pa., Liberty Park Amphitheatre
July 28 – Cleveland Heights, Ohio, Grog Shop
July 29 – Pittsburgh, Pa., Schenley Plaza
July 30 – Baltimore, Md., Baltimore Soundstage
July 31 – Rowayton, Conn., Pinkney Park
Aug. 5 – Johnstown, Pa., Peoples Natural Gas Park (Flood City Music Festival)
Aug. 6 – Billings, Mont., Downtown Billings (Magic City Blues Festival)
Aug. 12 – Boulder, Colo., Various Venues (FMQuebec Triple A Conference)
Aug. 13 – Winter Park, Colo., Hideaway Park (Solshine Music Festival)
Aug. 14 – Santa Fe, N.M., The Railyards
Aug. 16 – Telluride, Colo., Club Red
Aug. 17 – Crested Butte, Colo., Crested Butte Mountain Resort
Aug. 19 – Colorado Springs, Colo., Black Sheep
Aug. 20 – Littleton, Colo., Breckenridge Brewery (Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats)
Aug. 25 – Nashville, Tenn., Public Square Park (Dawes)
Sept. 1 – Eugene, Ore., Cuthbert Amphitheater (Gov’t Mule)
Sept. 3 – Missoula, Mont., Big Sky Brewing Company
Sept. 16 – Del Mar, Calif., Del Mar Racetrack (Kaaboo)
Sept. 18 – Burlington, Vt., Waterfront Park (Grand Point North Festival w/ Grace Potter)
Sept. 25 – Seattle, Wash., Tractor Tavern
Sept. 28 – Boise, Idaho, Neurolux
Sept. 29 – Salt Lake City, Utah, The State Room
Sept. 30 – Aspen, Colo., Belly Up Aspen
Oct. 3 – Kansas City, Mo., The Record Bar
Oct. 4 – Minneapolis, Minn., 7th Street Entry
Oct. 7 – Chicago, Ill., Lincoln Hall
Oct. 10 – Cincinnati, Ohio, 20th Century Theatre
Oct. 11 – Ann Arbor, Mich., Blind Pig
Oct. 14 – Charlottesville, Va., The Southern
Oct. 15 – Washington, DC, Rock And Roll Hotel
Oct. 18 – Northampton, Mass., Iron Horse Music Hall
Oct. 20 – Albany, N.Y., The Hollow
Oct. 21 – Buffalo, N.Y., The Tralf Music Hall
Oct. 25 – Brooklyn, N.Y., Rough Trade
Oct. 27 – New York, N.Y., The Bowery Ballroom
Oct. 28 – Norfolk, Va., FM Restaurant
Oct. 29 – Durham, N.C., Motorco Music Hall
Oct. 30 – Wilmington, N.C., Bourgie Nights
Oct. 31 – Charlotte, N.C., The Visulite Theatre
Nov. 3 – Atlanta, Ga., Vinyl At Center Stage
Nov. 4 – Birmingham, Ala., WorkPlay Theatre
Nov. 7 – Mobile, Ala., Soul Kitchen
Nov. 8 – New Orleans, La., Parish At House Of Blues
Nov. 10 – Houston, Texas, Bronze Peacock At House Of Blues
Nov. 11 – Dallas, Texas, House Of Blues
Nov. 12 – Austin, Texas, Antone’s
Nov. 14 – Tucson, Ariz., Club Congress
Nov. 17 – Los Angeles, Calif., El Rey Theatre     
Nov. 19 – San Francisco, Calif., Great American Music Hall

Tickets to most of these shows, including the headline tour dates, are on sale now. Head over to, as well as the band’s Facebook and Twitter pages for more info.