Original Line-Up DIXIE DREGS Announce First U.S. Tour Together In 40 Years

(By Pat ‘Riot’ Whitaker, Lead Journalist/Writer, RiffRelevant.com)

For the first time in 40 YEARS, the original line-up of the famous Dixie Dregs will embark on a U.S. tour in February of 2018.  

That line-up includes current Deep Purple axe-man Steve Morse (guitar), Andy West (bass), Allen Sloan (violin), Steve Davidowski  (keyboards) and Winger’s kit-man, Rod Morgenstein (drums).

Dubbed the “Dawn Of The Dregs”, the 25-date tour — with additional dates to be announced soon — will take the band across the country starting on February 28 in Clearwater, Florida and make stops in Atlanta, Charleston, Washington D.C., New York City, Boston, Pittsburgh, Cleveland, Chicago, Milwaukee, Boulder and Phoenix, among many others, before wrapping April 25 in Dallas, TX.

Visit the Dixie Dregs website here for further details, events and information.

Tickets are on sale now and here’s the confirmed appearances thus far:

Feb. 28 – Clearwater, FL – Capitol Theatre
Mar. 01 – Ponte Vedra Beach, FL – Ponte Vedra Concert Hall
Mar. 02 – Augusta, GA – Bell Auditorium
Mar. 03 – Atlanta, GA – Center Stage
Mar. 05 – Charleston, SC – Charleston Music Hall
Mar. 06 – Durham, NC – Carolina Theater
Mar. 07 – Washington, DC – Lincoln Theater
Mar. 08 – Wilmington, DE – The Grand Opera House
Mar. 09 – Collingswood, NJ – Scottish Rite Auditorium
Mar. 10 – Newton, NJ – Newton Theater
Mar. 14 – Ridgefield, CT – Ridgefield Playhouse
Mar. 15 – Huntington, NY – The Paramount
Mar. 16 – New York, NY – Town Hall
Mar. 17 – Woodstock, NY – Bearsville Theater
Mar. 19 – Boston, MA – Wilbur Theater
Mar. 21 – Albany, NY – The Egg
Mar. 22 – Pittsburgh, PA – Carnegie Music Hall
Mar. 23 – Cleveland, OH – Kent Stage
Mar. 24 – Chicago, IL – The Vic Theater
Apr. 11 – Milwaukee, WI – Pabst Theater
Apr. 14 – Boulder, CO – Boulder Theatre
Apr. 20 – San Juan Capistrano, CA – The Coach House
Apr. 21 – Agoura Hills, CA – The Canyon Club
Apr. 22 – Phoenix, AZ – Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts
Apr. 25 – Dallas, TX – House of Blues

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