Sonny Landreth

The Louisiana slide guitar icon Sonny Landreth will be releasing his new studio album 'Blacktop Run' on February 21st via Provogue/Mascot Label Group. 'Blacktop Run' follows his previous Grammy nominated album 'Recorded Live In Lafayette' (2017) and his back to back Blues Music Awards for Best Guitarist and Best Blues Album for ?Bound by the Blues' (2015).

His groundbreaking work has long mixed familiarity with experimentation, and his latest ten song collection stretches from hard edged electric instrumentals to wistful acoustic ballads. The project's range is the fruit of a renewed collaboration. Producer RS Field who helmed Landreth's trio of breakout albums joined the six stringer and co producer Tony Daigle to finish the record.

'His brilliance and creative energy recharged us,' Landreth said of reuniting with Field. Most of the tracks were recorded live at famed Dockside Studios on the Vermilion River south of Lafayette, LA. 'We came up with new and better ideas, and that's what you want,' he added. It couldn't have gone better.'

After two Grammy nominations, multiple appearances at Clapton's Crossroads Guitar Festival and wide ranging acclaim from fellow players and fans worldwide, Landreth is looking forward to playing the new material live. 'It's all about telling the story,' Landreth says, 'and as long as I can find my way up that path, I'm all in.' As the songwriter's narrator sings in the title number of Blacktop Run, 'A new day is dawning and I have never felt so alive.'

Tour Dates

02-11-2020Seattle, WADimitriou's Jazz Alley
02-12-2020Seattle, WADimitriou's Jazz Alley
02-13-2020Portland, ORAladdin Theatre
02-14-2020Minneapolis, MNDakota
02-15-2020Minneapolis, MNDakota
02-16-2020Berwyn, ILFitzGerald's
02-17-2020Phoenix, AZMusical Instrument Museum
02-18-2020Phoenix, AZMusical Instrument Museum
02-19-2020Berkeley, CAFreight and Salvage
02-20-2020Sacramento, CAThe Sofia
02-21-2020Crystal Bay, NVCrystal Bay Casino
02-22-2020Grass Valley, CAThe Center for the Arts
02-25-2020Boston, MAThe Wilbur Theatre
02-26-2020Holyoke, MAGateway City Arts
02-27-2020Fall River, MANarrows Center for the Arts
02-28-2020Derry, NHTupelo Music Hall
02-29-2020Washington, DCThe Hamilton
03-27-2020New Orleans, LAOld US Mint