Nashville, Tenn. (January 13, 2020) — This morning, southern rock icons The Charlie Daniels Band (CDB) and The Marshall Tucker Band (MTB) announced the “Fire on the Mountain” tour, a national road show that will bring together two of the genre’s most beloved musical legends.
The tour hits the road this spring and will continue throughout 2020 with more than 20 live concert dates taking place by the year’s end. Concert stops include Washington D.C.; Evansville, IN; Waterbury, CT; Morristown, NJ; Westbury, NY; Jackson, TN; Cherokee, NC; Cincinnati, OH; Webster, MA; Deadwood, SD; Clearwater, FL, and more.
“The idea of us touring again with the CDB leads to all kinds of possibilities,” says MTB lead singer Doug Gray. “It’s not just about the music, but also the friendships and the reunion with the fans who’ve been with us for many years. We’ll be playing all of our hit songs as well as material from an upcoming re-released vinyl album.”
The tour title is a nod to The Marshall Tucker Band’s 1978 hit song, “Fire on the Mountain,” as well as The Charlie Daniels Band’s 1974 platinum-selling album of the same name.
“We have played more shows with the MTB through the years than any other band and have worked together for over forty years,” adds Daniels. “We have so much history and so many memories and the music is so compatible that when we get together, the audience, CDB and MTB have a big ole southern-style good time.”
The tour kicks-off on April 23 in Enid, OK at the Stride Bank Center.
Fellow southern rock group the Scooter Brown Band will join the CDB and MTB on select dates.
The “Fire on the Mountain” tour is booked exclusively by APA Nashville.
“Fire on the Mountain” Tour Schedule:
April 23 – Enid, OK – Stride Bank Center (w/ Scooter Brown Band)
April 24 – Salina, KS – Tony’s Pizza Event Center (w/ Scooter Brown Band)
April 30 – Moon, PA – UPMC Events Center
May 1 – Washington D.C. – Warner Theater
May 2 – Huber Heights, OH – Rose Music Center at The Heights
May 3 – Evansville, IN – Victory Theatre
May 7 – Waterbury, CT – Palace Theatre
May 8 – Morristown, NJ – Mayo Performing Arts Center
May 9 – Westbury, NY – Theatre at Westbury
May 14 – Jackson, TN – Carl Perkins Civic Center
May 23 – Cherokee, NC – Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort (w/ Scooter Brown Band)
Aug 14 – Cincinnati, OH – PNC Pavilion (w/ Scooter Brown Band)
Aug 28 – Lancaster, PA – American Music Theatre (w/ Scooter Brown Band)
Aug 30 – Webster, MA – Indian Ranch (w/ Scooter Brown Band)
Sept 4 – Huron, SD – South Dakota State Fair
Sept 5 – Deadwood, SD – Deadwood Mountain Grand Event Center
Sept 11 – Joliet, IL – Rialto Square Theatre
Sept 19 – St. Charles, MO – The Family Arena (w/ Scooter Brown Band)
Sept 24 – Meridian, MS – Riley Center for the Performing Arts
Nov 6 – St. Augustine, FL – St. Augustine Amphitheatre (w/ Scooter Brown Band)
Nov 7 – Clearwater, FL – Ruth Eckerd Hall (w/ Scooter Brown Band)
About Charlie Daniels
From his Dove Award-winning gospel albums to his genre-defining southern rock anthems and his CMA Award-winning country hits, few artists have left a more indelible mark on America’s musical landscape than Charlie Daniels. An outspoken patriot, beloved mentor, and still a road warrior at age 83, Daniels has parlayed his passion for music into a multi-platinum career and a platform to support the military, underprivileged children, and others in need. The Charlie Daniels Band has long populated radio with memorable hits and his signature song, “The Devil Went Down to Georgia.” Over the course of his career, Daniels has received numerous accolades, including his induction into the Country Music Hall of Fame, the Musicians Hall of Fame and becoming a member of the Grand Ole Opry. Daniels helps to shine the spotlight on the many causes that are close to his heart. He’s a staunch supporter of the military and lends his time and talent to numerous charitable organizations, including The Journey Home Project, that he founded in 2014 with his manager, David Corlew, to help veterans of the United States Armed Forces.
For more information, visit charliedaniels.com.
About The Marshall Tucker Band
Nearly 50 years ago, The Marshall Tucker Band was founded in Spartanburg, SC. Thanks to hits like “Can’t You See,” “Heard It in a Love Song,” “Fire on the Mountain,” and “24 Hours At a Time,” the 5x Gold, 3x Platinum-selling Southern Rock group has sold millions of albums worldwide. MTB songs have been featured in major motion picture films and television shows including Breaking Bad, Blow, The Box, Swing Vote, Half Nelson, My Name Is Earl, Cold Case Files and Good Guys. CMT (Country Music Television) named the MTB’s “Can’t You See” the #4 Greatest Southern Rock Song. The MTB’s debut album, The Marshall Tucker Band, reigns as Gibson Guitar’s #5 Greatest Southern Rock Album. UltimateClassicRock.com crowned the MTB’s “Can’t You See” as the #1 Southern Rock Song and in 2013, GRAMMY® Magazine named the group’s logo as one of the most distinctive and iconic brands in music.
About Scooter Brown Band
After four years and three months, two tours overseas with one tour of combat in Iraq as a United States Marine, Scott Brown traded his guns in for guitars and hit the road. Scooter Brown Band was formed and began playing mainly in and around Houston, Texas. They have toured North America and opened for some of their biggest influences including The Charlie Daniels Band, Travis Tritt, Dwight Yoakam, Lee Roy Parnell and The Marshall Tucker Band, just to name a few. With two of the members having served in the military, they dedicate significant time doing work for veteran support organizations like Base Camp 40 – Warriors in the Wild, Lone Survivor Foundation, and the Chris Kyle Frog Foundation. For the last few years the band has been building a new era in their career. Defined as modern southern rock, the band released American Son in late 2017 and was named Artists to Watch by Rolling Stone. Spotify supported the title track of the album on playlists including “Country Rocks,” “Southern Rock 101” and “Texas Music Now.” Brown was featured as a finalist on USA Network‘s “Real Country” in 2018 and was awarded Male Vocalist of the Year at the Third Annual Rocky Mountain Country Music Awards presented by iHeartRadio. In July 2019 they made their debut on the Grand Ole Opry stage, introduced by fellow road warrior, Opry-member Charlie Daniels. The band has continued a rigorous touring schedule while writing with some of the biggest songwriters in Nashville and recording new music set to release in 2020.
For more information, visit scooterbrownband.com.