Sick Puppies are back and they’re set to reclaim the stage with new vocalist Bryan Scott this spring as they’ll headline the 2016 HardDrive Live Tour. The annual package run will find Sick Puppies sharing stages with Red Sun Rising, Stitched Up Heart, Hudson and Smashing Satellites.
After splitting with Shim Moore in 2014, Sick Puppies decided to push forward with a new member Bryan Scott, would be joining the band on guitar and vocals. The group also showcased his talents with a teaser featuring the new song “Stick to Your Guns.” The single is expected to drop this month, with an album to follow later this spring.
Joining Sick Puppies on the tour will be Red Sun Rising in the main support slot. The band broke out in a big way in 2015 with their single “The Otherside” from the Polyester Zeal album. A second single, “Emotionless,” is starting to take hold at rock radio as well.
Late in 2016, Stitched Up Heart began to make their mark with the single “Finally Free” and the song’s steady success is helping to fuel the anticipation for their new album. Meanwhile, Los Angeles rockers Hudson and Canadian alt rock outfit Smashing Satellites round out the bill in the opening slots.
The HardDrive Live tour is underway with Sick Puppies officially starting their touring one day prior (April 21) in San Antonio. See all of the tour stops below and be sure to get your tickets and VIP packages now via Ticketmaster, the Sick Puppies website or the Hard Drive Live tour website.
Sick Puppies / Red Sun Rising / Stitched Up Heart / Hudson / Smashing Satellites HardDrive Live Tour Dates
4/21 — San Antonio, Texas @ Siesta Fest
4/22 — Houston, Texas @ Scout Bar #
4/23 — Dallas, Texas @ The Bomb Factory
4/24 — Corpus Christi, Texas @ House of Rock **
4/26 — Birmingham, Ala. @ Workplay Theater
4/27 — Destin, Fla. @ Club LA
4/29 — Tampa, Fla. @ 98 Rockfest Amalie Arena
4/30 — Orlando, Fla. @ The Social
5/1 — Jacksonville, Fla. @ Welcome To Rockville
5/3 — Johnson City, Tenn. @ Capone’s
5/4 — Chattanooga, Tenn. @ Revelry Room
5/6 — Concord, N.C. @ Carolina Rebellion*
5/7 — Lancaster, Pa. @ The Chameleon Club ^
5/8 — Poughkeepsie, N.Y. @ The Chance
5/9 — New York, N.Y. @ The Gramercy Theatre
5/11 — Buffalo, N.Y. @ Iron Works
5/12 — Flint, Mich. @ The Machine Shop
5/13 — Arlington Heights, Ill. @ Home Bar
5/14 — Fort Wayne, Ind. @ Piere’s Entertainment Center ^
5/15 — Battle Creek, Mich. @ The Music Factory ^
5/17 — Bloomington, Ill. @ The Castle Theater
5/18 — Nashville, Tenn. @ Exit In
5/20 — Columbus, Ohio @ Rock On The Range*
5/21 — Maryland Heights, Mo. @ Pointest Hollywood Casino Amphitheater*
5/23 — El Paso, Texas @ Speaking Rock Entertainment Center*
6/12 — South Bend, Ind. @ The Bear’s Big Growl 5 St Joseph County 4H Fairgrounds*
* = These dates are not hardDrive Live Tour stops, but include Sick Puppies
** = No Red Sun Rising
^ = No Red Sun Rising/With Smashing Satellites
=No Red Sun Rising or Stitched Up Heart