News Bands Vandoliers cover The Proclaimers, plan 2020 tours

Vandoliers cover The Proclaimers, plan 2020 tours

Posted Feb. 22, 2020, 10:20 a.m. in Bands by Loren
Vandoliers cover The Proclaimers, plan 2020 tours

Texas country punks Vandoliers have released a new cover version of 1990s hit "I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)"  (The Proclaimers).


"Over the years it’s grown from a nostalgic anthem, to a drunken shanty, but it wasn’t until I was memorizing every word that I realized it was one of the greatest love songs ever written," vocalist Josh Fleming says of the decision for this particular cover.


The single released yesterday on digital platforms and precludes the band's upcoming US tour dates. Vandoliers also head to the UK and Europe this summer.


Vandoliers released Forever about a year ago on Bloodshot Records.

2/28 Stanley’s Famous Pit BBQ Tyler, TX
3/7 Downtown Carrollton Carrollton, TX
3/17 Hollywood Palladium Los Angeles, CA
3/20 Bloodshot SXSX Day Party Austin, TX
3/20 AMG Showcase Austin, TX
3/27 Encore Entertainment Blue Springs, MO
3/28 Ned’s Tahlequah, OK
4/17 Blue Note Oklahoma City, OK
4/18 Nortons Brewing Wichita, KS
4/21 Bourbon Theatre’s Rye Room Lincoln, NE
4/22 Off Broadway St. Louis, MO
4/23 Law Office Pub Yorkville, IL
4/25 The Hideout Chicago, IL
4/26 Lyric Room Green Bay, WI
4/28 Duke’s Indy Indianapolis, IN
4/29 The Basement Nashville, TN
4/30 The Star Community Bar Atlanta, GA
5/1 The Nick Birmingham, AL
5/2 Hernando’s Hideaway Memphis, TN

European summer tour dates:

12/06: Malmö, SWE - Folk å Rock (Official)
13/06: Löderup, SWE - Solhällan i Löderup
14/06: Stockholm, SWE - Sthlm Americana 2020
16/06: Leiden, NL - Qbus Club Leiden
18/06: Hamburg-Bergedorf, DE - Sound Yard
19/06: Altlandsberg, DE - Buchholz Saloon
20/06: Eindhoven, NL - Cafe Wilhelmina
24/06: Valencia, ESP - Loco Club
25/06: Madrid, ESP - El Sol
26/06: Zaragoza, ESP - Rock & Blues Café
27/06: Avilés, ESP - Factoría Cultural Avilés
28/06: Santander, ESP - Little Bobby
03/07: Easton, UK - Maverick Festival
04/07: Bridport, UK - SouthCider Festival 2020 - July 3-6th
05/07: London, UK - The Grace
06/07: Hull, UK - O'Rileys
07/07: Scarbrough, UK - Wood End Gallery
08/07: Glasgow, UK - Broadcast
09/07: Newcastle, UK - The Cluny
10/07: Thorseby Park, UK - Walled Garden Music Festival
11/07: Oberhausen, DE - Static Roots Festival
12/07: Gierle, BE - SJOCK Festival 45

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