Marc Broussard announces more Fall headlining dates

Music News | Sep 29th, 2008

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Marc Broussard Keeps on Touring; New Slate of Headline Dates to Follow Eagerly Awaited Tour Alongside Sara Bareilles; Bayou Soul Sensation Set for October 8th Performance on NBC’s “The Tonight Show With Jay Leno” as “KEEP COMING BACK” Continues to Draw Praise

NEW YORK, NY – Atlantic recording artist Marc Broussard has unveiled a new slate of headline dates, celebrating the recent release of “KEEP COMING BACK.” The just-announced schedule, featuring The Gabe Dixon Band and Josh Hoge as main support, begins November 8th at Washington, DC’s Sixth & I Historic Synagogue, and then continues through the end of the month (see below itinerary). Pre-sale tickets — as well as an exclusive bundle offering tickets, a copy of “KEEP COMING BACK,” and a live “bootleg” CD to be picked up on the night of the show — are available now via Broussard’s recently updated official website,

Broussard has also slated an upcoming live performance on NBC’s “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,” set for Wednesday, October 8th (check local listings). The national television appearance will herald the Louisiana-based bayou soul troubadour’s North American tour supporting longtime friend Sara Bareilles, which kicks off the following day, October 9th, at San Diego’s Spreckels Theatre. The schedule will then travel through early November. Broussard — who is currently on the road headlining his own “Keep Coming Back Tour,” presented by Paste Magazine — has also confirmed a festival appearance at New Orleans’ annual Voodoo Music Experience, slated for October 25th.

“KEEP COMING BACK” arrived on September 16th to beaucoup critical acclamation. “Justin T., take note: Marc Broussard is the real blue-eyed, blond, Southern soul singer,” wrote Vanity Fair’s Lisa Robinson. “He’s been compared to Donnie Hathaway, Stevie Wonder, and Van Morrison, and his new album, ‘KEEP COMING BACK,’ features the outstanding ‘Real Good Thing.'” Performing Songwriter also praises the collection, stating, “Next time you hear a soul-music fanatic say, ‘They don’t make ’em like that anymore,’ let them hear ‘KEEP COMING BACK’… Broussard gives what amounts to a master class in soul singing.”

“Broussard possesses the soulful baritone pipes and honest delivery of a musician at least twice his age,” hailed Live Daily. “Think Marvin Gaye, Al Green, Stevie Wonder and Otis Redding.” The New York Post declared that “KEEP COMING BACK” “captures (Broussard’s) groovy live sound,” while the Philadelphia Daily News praised the set in a three-and-a-half starred rave as “one of Broussard’s best efforts. It allows him to bend his voice from the raspy blues of swamp rock to the pitch-perfect tenor that dominates most of the tracks.”

“KEEP COMING BACK” more than confirms Broussard as an artist uniquely gifted in channeling the multiple spirits of classic R&B and soul into contemporary terms. The Louisiana-based bayou soul troubadour recorded the collection earlier this year in a whirlwind 11-day session at Nashville’s historic Ocean Way Studios. In addition, two noteworthy guests appear on “KEEP COMING BACK”: LeAnn Rimes — whose country-meets-swamp-blues turn on “When It’s Good” returns the compliment Broussard paid as co-writer and vocal partner on “Nothing Wrong,” from her top 5-charting 2007 album, “FAMILY” — and pop/rock sensation Sara Bareilles, who has opened several Broussard tours, and lends vocals to the powerful ballad, “Why Should She Wait.”

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25 Des Moines, IA Vaudeville Mews

26 Chicago, IL Lakeshore Theatre

27 Madison, WI Majestic Theatre

28 Minneapolis, MN Varsity Theatre

30 Council Bluffs, IA Whiskey Roadhouse/Horseshoe Council Bluffs


2 Memphis, TN New Daisy Theatre

3 Baton Rouge, LA Varsity Theatre

4 Lafayette, LA NiteTown

5 McKinney, TX McKinney Performing Arts Center

7 Tucson, AZ Club Congress

9 San Diego, CA Spreckels Theatre

10 Las Vegas, NV The Joint/Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

11 Los Angeles, CA The Wiltern

14 Portland, OR Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall

15 Seattle, WA Moore Theatre

20 Denver, CO Paramount Theatre

22 Dallas, TX House of Blues

23 Houston, TX House of Blues

24 Austin, TX Antone’s *

25 New Orleans, LA Voodoo Music Experience *

27 Birmingham, AL Alabama Theatre

28 St. Louis, MO The Pageant

30 Detroit, MI The Fillmore Detroit


1 Indianapolis, IN Egyptian Room

2 Nashville, TN Ryman Auditorium

3 Cleveland, OH House of Blues

5 Hartford, CT Webster Theatre

6 Providence, RI Lupo’s Heartbreak Hotel

7 Atlantic City, NJ Borgata Music Box

8 Washington, DC Sixth & I Historic Synagogue

9 New York, NY The Fillmore NY @ Irving Plaza

11 Boston, MA Paradise Rock Club

12 Philadelphia, PA Fillmore @ The TLA

13 Baltimore, MD Ram’s Head Live

14 Albany, NY Revolution Hall

15 Buffalo, NY Buffalo State College Performing Arts Center

18 Pittsburgh, PA Mr Smalls Funhouse

19 Grand Rapids, MI The Intersection

20 Milwaukee, WI Northern Lights Theatre – Potawatomi Casino

21 Davenport, IA The Redstone Room

22 Lawrence, KS The Bottleneck