Red Wanting Blue to Release 'These Magnificent Miles" This Summer

Red Wanting Blue

Columbus, Ohio’s Red Wanting Blue has been touring the heart of America for over a decade. The band, led by Scott Terry and voiced by his gifted baritone, has self-released several records in that time and built a loyal following for its version of roots rock. Throughout, Red Wanting Blue fielded label offers from indies and majors alike, but never found a suitable partner until now.

Fanatic Records has fallen in love with the band’s These Magnificent Miles album and will give it a national release on July 27th, 2010. Fanatic will also issue a deluxe double-LP edition of These Magnificent Miles with full-color LP sleeves in a gatefold jacket. Red Wanting Blue will begin to expand its touring to new markets this summer to support the album.

Produced by Jamie Candiloro (Ryan Adams, Willie Nelson, REM) in Columbus and mixed in Los Angeles, These Magnificent Miles captures the feel and sound of Red Wanting Blue live — an addictive show that has earned the band a loyal following which stomps, cheers and sings along. It’s an album for all of the musicians who live life on the road and lifts the veil on what it means to be an underdog in a touring rock band.

Red Wanting Blue’s relatable story is now the subject of a feature-length documentary being produced by Davenport Theatrical (Avenue Q, Will Ferrell’s You’re Welcome America, Altar Boyz) that draws its focus on the band’s tireless stamina and dedication. “There is a romance to this circus life,” Terry says. “With a little luck, and a lot of support from the greatest fans a band could have, we hope to ride this open road like a hammer into history.”

Red Wanting Blue Live
06/04 Akron, OH @ Barley House
06/10 Columbus, OH @ Park Street Festival
06/11 Indianapolis, IN @ The Rathskeller
06/16 Burlington, IA @ The Washington
06/17 Kearney, NE @ Cunninghams Journal
06/18 Kearney, NE @ Cunninghams Journal
06/19 Kearney, NE @ Cunninghams Journal
06/27 Akron, OH @ Old Harbor Inn
07/02 Geneva, OH @ The Cove
07/07 Asbury Park, NJ @ The Saint
07/08 New York, NY Mercury Lounge
07/09 Hyannis, MA @ Tommy Doyles
07/10 Cambridge, MA @ The Loft
07/16 Kent, OH @ JB’s
07/17 Findlay, OH @ Nino’s
07/22 Rock Island, IL @ Ribco
07/23 Downers Grove, IL @ Ballydoyle Pub
07/24 Indianapolis, IN Brickyard Party
07/29 Columbus, OH @ Hyatt on Capital Square Plaza
07/30 Youngstown, OH @ Cedars
08/06 Indianapolis, IN @ The Rathskeller
08/07 Canton, OH Paninis Bar and Grill

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