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TWO SPECIAL JP HARRIS & CHANCE McCOY SHOWS ADDED IN JULY, NEWPORT AFTERPARTY ANNOUNCED

In keeping with their principles that small towns need live music as much, if not more than, major cities, JP Harris & Chance McCoy have added two special shows to their July tour; Weds. July 26th takes the duo to Brattleboro VT, JP’s adopted hometown of over a decade, to play The Stone Church. On Thurs. July 27th, the pair makes a northward haul to play the community-supported venue of 58 Main, in Maine’s state capitol of Bangor. Advance tickets for both shows highly recommended, on sale July 1st.

And if you missed your chance to get Newport Folk festival tickets before they sold out, tickets are still available for “Spirit of ’67” presented by Newport Festivals Foundation and Wildwood revival. This event is an all-star night at Belle Mer on Goat Island in Newport’s harbor, featuring JP & Chance alongside Aaron Lee Tasjan, Erika Wennestrom (Heartless Bastards), Rayland Baxter, and many more paying homage to the artists who filled the roster of Newport ’67.

JUNE IN OHIO, HUERCASA COUNTRY FESTIVAL (SPAIN), JP HARRIS & CHANCE McCOY DATES (US), AUGUST FULL-BAND EURO DATES

In June, the band hits the road for points north, playing Wapakoneta (6/15), Maumee (6/16), and Urbana (6/17) Ohio before a quick stop in Lexington KY (6/18) at The Burl. Joining them in support of her new album is Indie-Americana songstress Ruby Force of Los Angeles CA.

July 1st the band will make a quick jaunt to Charlotte NC to play in celebration of the release of Sarah Creach’s new novel “The Whole Way Home,” a country-music tale inspired in part by JP’s travels and trials; The Tipsy Burro hosts the event. These will be the only stateside, full-band dates until fall so mark your calendars!

July 8th, JP and band will play their only Spanish appearance of 2017 at Huercasa Country Music Festival in Riaza, ESP alongside The Cactus Blossoms, Shooter Jennings, and many more.

Shortly after returning, the old-time duet of JP Harris and Chance McCoy head northward, playing a handful of select dates on their way to the Newport Folk Festival; several of the venues are already sold out, stay tuned for a few more show announcements and VIEW SCHEDULE HERE.

August 3rd kicks off four weeks of full-band, European touring at Q-Factory in Amsterdam, NL. Joining this tour is long-time friend and Signature Sounds recording artist Miss Tess (performing as a duo.) She has been seen on European soil opening for Eilen Jewell, touring stateside lately supporting her latest release “Baby, We All Know.” Dates in Netherlands, Germany, Sweden, and Switzerland are up now!

MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND IN TEXAS, OH/KY IN JUNE W/ SPECIAL GUEST RUBY FORCE

In preparation for a big year, JP and the boys are dusting off the guitars and making a few select appearances in Texas later this month; Memorial Day Weekend kicks off Friday May 26th in Dallas at The Belmont Hotel for a special poolside show w/ native Austin singer Carson McHone (limited tickets here); Sat. May 27th JP takes the stage at his favorite Austin honky tonk The Whitehorse at 10:00PM (come early before it’s at capacity); and Sunday May 28th they headline the Red White and Blues festival at Cypress Creek Falls in Wimberley TX with Luke Winslow-King, Motel Radio, and more (limited tickets here)!

In June, the band hits the road for points north, playing Wapakoneta (6/15), Maumee (6/16), and Urbana (6/17) Ohio before a quick stop in Lexington KY at The Burl. Joining them in support of her new album is Indie-Americana songstress Ruby Force of Los Angeles CA. These will be the only stateside, full-band dates until fall so mark your calendars!

JP HARRIS TO PLAY OPRY HOUSE W/ JERRY JEFF WALKER, BOBBY BARE, JOSHUA HEDLEY, AND MORE

JUST ANNOUNCED: JP Harris will be taking the stage at the Opry House on Sunday, May 21st as part of the Nashville Boogie weekend finale! Jerry Jeff Walker returns to headline after nearly two decades away from Nashville, joined by Opry veteran Bobby Bare. Nashville up-and-coming country star Joshua Hedley rounds out the bill, which also features guest appearances from Big Sandy, Deke Dickerson, and rockabilly legend Billy Harlan, as well as local favorites (of American Legion Post 82 fame) The Cowpokes. As a night of legends and torchbearers share the stage, this is sure to be an evening to remember. Tickets on sale now here.

LIMITED JP HARRIS & CHANCE McCOY U.S. DATES IN MARCH, LIMITED SUMMER FULL-BAND U.S. & EURO TOURING ANNOUNCED!

The old time duet of JP Harris & Chance McCoy (of Grammy-clad Old Crow Medicine Show) are back victorious from Europe, and ready to hit two limited  appearances shortly: Friday March 24th at Dogtown Roadhouse in Floyd VA  (TICKETS HERE), and Sat. March 25th at Tellus 360 in Lancaster PA  (TICKETS HERE)! These shows will sell out so advance tickets are strongly encouraged.

Starting in April, JP Harris heads out with the full band for a few select US dates including shows in Virginia, Texas, Kentucky, and Ohio. On July 8th, JP and band will make their exclusive 2017 appearance in Spain at Huercasa Country Music Festival in Riaza, ESP. Less than a month later, they return to Europe for dates in Netherlands, Germany, Denmark (exclusive at Country Truckstop Festival), Sweden, and Norway. Tickets for many of these shows are already selling fast, get yours for a town near you before they’re gone!

“WHY DON’T WE DUET IN THE ROAD” Premieres at Rolling Stone Country

“There hasn’t been a recording like Will the Circle Be Unbroken in a long time,” says J.P. Harris, whose booming, hippie-friendly honky-tonk owes more to the sounds of the Sixties and Seventies – from the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band to Buck Owens – than the buffed bros of contemporary country. On “Why Don’t We Duet In TheContinue Reading

“WHY DON’T WE DUET IN THE ROAD” FEAT. NIKKI LANE, LEIGH NASH, KRISTINA MURRAY, AND KELSEY WALDON AVAILABLE FOR PREORDER NOW!

JP Harris is proud to announce the release of “Why Don’t We Duet In The Road,” the first in what is to be a series of vinyl-only duet recordings with some of Nashville’s finest musicians. This installment features classic country duets with Nikki Lane, Leigh Nash (of Sixpence None The Richer), Kristina Murray, and KelseyContinue Reading

JP HARRIS AND CHANCE McCOY ANNOUNCE FIRST-EVER EUROPEAN DUET TOUR

After several well-recieved mini tours stateside over the last three years, the neo-traditional duet act of JP Harris and Chance McCoy have announced their first-ever European tour, coming to Netherlands, Spain, Germany, Denmark, Sweden, and Norway Feb-Mar of 2017!!! JP Harris and Chance McCoy met under circumstances slightly different than many of Nashville’s duos: aContinue Reading

LAST ROAD DATES OF 2016 COMING RIGHT UP!!

October will see the engines of JP’s touring machine fire for the last few times of 2016… October 21st and 22nd, JP and crew take over The Whitehorse in Austin, TX for two nights, bringing special guest member/singer Kristina Murray along for the ride. JP Harris takes the stage at 10:00PM both nights; no advanceContinue Reading

JP HARRIS PRESENTS TWO VERY SPECIAL EVENTS DURING AMERICANAFEST 2016!!!

Just home from three weeks in Europe, JP lands back in Nashville to present two very special events for AmericanaFest 2016! In the interest of further promoting and preserving roots music, he has teamed with the Nashville Scene, Valcour Records, and the City Of Lafayette to present “The Acadiana Revue” at The Crying Wolf on Thurs. Sept.Continue Reading