Eric Hutchinson tour dates + watch “Rock & Roll” video

Eric Hutchinson, one of the latest artists to be featured in VH1′s high-profile “You Oughta Know” program, will kick off a headlining tour on November 7th, 2008. Charlotte Sometimes and Matt Hires will open on the tour, which will conclude December 13th with a show at New York City’s Bowery Ballroom.

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An exclusive iTunes edition of ‘Sounds Like This’, Hutchinson’s debut album, will be released on October 14th, 2008. It will feature two bonus tracks – “OK, It’s Alright With Me” and “You Don’t Have To Believe Me” – that Hutchinson recorded earlier this year while guesting on NPR’s “World Cafe” – plus the official video for lead single “Rock & Roll.”

Watch “Rock & Roll” video:

Lensed by U.K. director David Mullett (Babyshambles, Lucky Soul, Vinyl), the video is currently being played on VH1, MTVu and LOGO. “Rock & Roll,” which is a Top 10 hit at AAA radio, will be released as a digital single October 14th. It was featured in The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 as well as the film’s soundtrack, ad and viral campaign. Hutchinson, who recently performed on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,” has been confirmed for appearances on “The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson” and “The Bonnie Hunt Show.”

Tapped by MSN’s “Ones To Watch” program for the month of October and as an “Artist to Watch” by Clear Channel’s “NEW!” program for November, Hutchinson was hailed as “a new pop sensation” by Entertainment Weekly and has also appeared in the pages of USA Today, The Washington Post, Wired, the Los Angeles Times and the Chicago Tribune.

Hutchinson, who has been on the road this year with OneRepublic, Missy Higgins, Marié Digby, Ingrid Michaelson and Blind Melon, heads out on tour with Jack’s Mannequin on October 14th. ‘Sounds Like This’ will be released in Japan on October 22nd and Hutchinson will tour there in late January.

Eric Hutchinson 2008 North American Tour Dates:

(Dates and information subject to change.)

As direct support for Jack’s Mannequin:

10/14 Atlanta, GA The Loft
10/15 Charlotte, NC Visulite Theatre
10/17 Orlando, FL The Social
10/18 Delray Beach, FL City Limits
10/19 St. Petersburg, FL The State Theatre
10/21 Houston, TX Warehouse Live Studio
10/22 Dallas, TX Palladium Ballroom
10/23 Austin, TX Antone’s
10/26 Tucson, AZ The Rock
10/27 West Hollywood, CA Troubadour
10/28 West Hollywood, CA Troubadour
10/30 Santa Barbara, CA UCSB
10/31 San Diego, CA House of Blues
11/2 San Francisco, CA Slim’s
11/3 Sparks, NV The New Oasis

Headlining with Charlotte Sometimes and Matt Hires opening
(except where noted otherwise):

11/7 Seattle, WA The High Dive
11/8 Portland, OR Berbati’s Pan
11/9 Vancouver, BC The Plaza Club
11/10 Spokane, WA Knitting Factory w/Augustana opening
11/11 Boise, ID The Venue
11/13 Denver, CO Bluebird Theater
11/14 Fort Collins, CO Aggie Theatre
11/15 Lincoln, NE Knickerbockers
11/17 Des Moines, IA People’s Court
11/18 Chicago, IL Double Door
11/21 Indianapolis, IN The Vogue w/Mofro & Trombone Shorty opening
11/23 Nashville, TN 3rd & Lindsley
11/25 Columbus, OH The Basement
11/28 Cleveland, OH Beachland Ballroom
11/29 Pittsburgh, PA Thunderbird Cafe
11/30 Buffalo, NY Mohawk Place
12/2 Montreal, QC Les Saints
12/3 Toronto, ON El Mocambo
12/4 Troy, NY Revolution Hall
12/5 Portland, ME The Station
12/6 Hartford, CT Webster Underground
12/7 Cambridge, MA The Middle East
12/9 Baltimore, MD The 8 x 10
12/10 Alexandria, VA The Birchmere Music Hall
12/13 New York, NY The Bowery Ballroom

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