A Couple of Byrds Reunite
Two original members of The Byrds, Roger McGuinn and Chris Hillman are getting back together and hitting the road with tour celebrating the 50th anniversary of their country inspired album Sweetheart Of The Rodeo.
On his Facebook page Chris Hillman posted that tonight (6/6) McGuinn and Hillman will perform the album in its entirety and tell the stories that brought the album to life. They will also sing some other favorites from their long recording careers. The concert will be at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium where The Byrds played their first country show at the Grand Ole Opry.
Roger McGuinn says their looking forward to taking the fans through the back pages of the recording. The concert will include songs that led up to that ground breaking trip to Nashville and all the songs from the album.
Chris Hillman & Roger McGuinn’s ‘Sweetheart Of The Rodeo’ concert tour dates so far are...
July 24 – Los Angeles, California...Ace Hotel
July 29 – Saratoga, California...Mountain Winery
September 18 – Albany, New York...Hart Theater
September 20 – Hopewell, Virginia... Beacon Theatre
October 3 – Akron, Ohio...Akron Civic