It’s been over a year since The String Cheese Incident has played on the East Coast and in some cases a lot longer. Tonight, the wait is finally over as the band returns to Asheville, NC to kickoff their Roots Run Deep Tour to a sold out crowd at The Thomas Wolfe Auditorium.
With exceptions to SCI’s Hullaween show at The Hampton Coliseum in Virginia Beach last year, or their four-night stint at NYC’s Hammerstein Ballroom in 2007, it has been a five-year drought for seeing the Boulder, CO based band in the major cities neighboring the Atlantic Ocean.
It’s no wonder why the entire Roots Run Deep Tour is almost officially sold-out. The only places to still purchase tickets are Philadelphia (which Endless Boundaries Jam Radio is giving away its final pair on tomorrow night’s broadcast), Pittsburgh, and Chicago.
According to an interview with Guitarist Bill Nershi on Jambase.com, The String Cheese Incident has four new songs to debut on this tour. Nershi had also briefed on making a new hybrid type of album with the band with the recordings from this tour which eventually will be released on SCI’s own record label, SCI Fidelity Records.
Speaking of recordings, as EB posted earlier this week, SCI Fidelity was gracious enough to offer up 2011 sampler featuring live selections from The String Cheese Incident as well giving you a taste of other artists they represent. Download the sampler for free by heading over to their online merch section.
Black Friday might have kicked off the holiday madness at midnight while all the children are anxiously awaiting to open gifts within the next month, but for the fans of The String Cheese Incident, tonight starts what will be the best present for all this holiday season.
To purchase any remaining tickets to the Roots Run Deep Tour, click here. And remember, tune in tomorrow night to Endless Boundaries on Z889FM starting at 6pmEST to win the last pair of tickets to their show at The Tower Theatre in Upper Darby, PA on December 1st.