Athens, GA trio The Whigs are set to release their fourth full-length album, Enjoy the Company, on September 18th. Produced by John Agnello (Dinosaur Jr, Son Volt, Sonic Youth) in the solitude of Dreamland Studios, a historic church in rural Woodstock, New York, Enjoy the Company is the band’s first record for New West Records. The album features ten tracks of pure celebratory rock and roll. Follow the jump for tour dates, and a LIVE STREAM of the new album!
A band known for their explosive live shows, The Whigs are currently on a three-month national headlining tour that will include a performance at this year’s Austin City Limits Music Festival. The Whigs spent most of 2010 and 2011 on the road with the Kings Of Leon & Black Keys (to name a few), performed for the Armed Forces on a USO tour of Germany and the UK, and put on memorable performances at Lollapalooza, Bonnaroo, Fuji Rock and T in The Park.
The Whigs, consisting of lead singer and guitarist Parker Gispert, drummer Julian Dorio and bassist Timothy Deaux, premiered their new album Enjoy the Company on Paste Magazine today, September 11. Listen to this new record a week before it’s September 18 release HERE. The Whigs will return to The Late Show with David Letterman on Tuesday, September 25, to perform their new single “Waiting,” which fans can download for free: http://newwestrecords.com/pages/the-whigs-download/
For more information, go to the band’s official website, or check them out on facebook or twitter.
Check out their last performance on Letterman, when they played the single “Right Hand On My Heart”, here:
Tour Dates (more to be announced):
September 14 Headliner’s Music Hall Louisville, KY
September 19 Bowery Ballroom New York, NY
September 21 Georgia Theatre Athens, GA
September 27 Bourbon Street Bar Auburn, AL
September 28 Zydeco Birmingham, AL
September 29 Starry Nights Festival Oakland, KY
October 6 Charleston Pour House Charleston, SC
October 12 The Belmont Austin, TX **
October 13 ACL Festival Austin, TX
October 17 The Griffin San Diego, CA
October 18 Bootleg Bar Los Angeles, CA
October 19 Rickshaw Stop San Francisco, CA
October 22 Rickshaw Theatre Vancouver, BC
October 23 Mississippi Studios Portland, OR
October 24 The Tractor Tavern Seattle, WA
October 26 Urban Lounge Salt Lake City, UT
October 27 Larimer Lounge Denver, CO
October 29 The Waiting Room Lounge Omaha, NE
October 30 Firebird St. Louis, MO
November 3 Visulite Theatre Charlotte, NC
November 5 The Southern Charlottesville
November 7 Black Cat Washington, DC
November 8 Brighton Music Hall Boston, MA
November 9 North Star Bar Philadelphia, PA
November 10 Glasslands Gallery Brooklyn, NY
November 12 The Basement Columbus, OH
November 13 The Vogue Indianapolis, IN
November 14 Magic Stick Detroit, MI
November 16 Lincoln Hall Chicago, IL
November 17 Triple Rock Minneapolis, MN
November 23 Variety Playhouse Atlanta, GA
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