Rocky Votolato West Coast Tour

Seattle son, and a PopWreck(oning) favorite, Rocky Votolato is heading out on a West Coast solo acoustic tour, headlining some dates and playing with Owen others (dates below). Having grown weary of playing songs from his latest release The Brag and Cuss, Votolato will use the summer tour as a retrospective on earlier albums, with a heavy focus on Makers and Suicide Medicine, with perhaps an occasional Waxwing (former band with brother Cody Votolato, now playing with The Blood Brothers) song thrown in for good measure. He’ll also be testing out some new material for a record he’s currently writing to “see how they feel live.”

If you’re lucky enough to live or be on the west coast for any of these shows, go see Rocky live. He’s breathtaking. We are severely jealous of the West Coast and wish that Rocky would head east with a tour focused on Suicide Medicine and Makers (our favorite Votolato records, respectively).

Tour Dates:
May 31 – Bellingham, WA @ Boundary Bay Brewery
Jun 20 – Kennewick, WA @ 321 Art Space @ Funkytonk
Jun 21 – Yakima, WA @ Yakima Sports Center
Jul 15 – Tacoma, WA @ Hell’s Kitchen
Jul 17 – Boise, ID @ The Venue
Jul 18 – Provo, UT @ Velour
Jul 19 – Denver, CO @ Marquis Theater
Jul 22 – Phoenix, AZ @ Modified
Jul 23 – San Diego, CA @ The Casbah *
Jul 24 – Pomona, CA @ The Glasshouse *
Jul 25 – West Hollywood, CA @ The Troubadour *
Jul 26 – San Luis Obispo, CA @ The Downtown Brew *
Jul 28 – Reno, NV @ Tonic Bar
Jul 29 – San Francisco, CA @ Bottom of the Hill *
Jul 31 – Portland, OR @ Berbati’s Pan *
Aug 01 – Seattle, WA @ Neumo’s *

* w/ Owen

Rocky Votolato: website | myspace

*Photo: Robin Laananen


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