Blacktop Mojo’s calendar for 2021 got very busy this week.
The band revealed the title, release date and cover art for its forthcoming album. The group also unveiled the album’s lead single and its companion video while also announcing the act’s upcoming live dates.
Blacktop Mojo is scheduled for release Aug. 13. The 12-song record is the band’s fourth record and will come approximately two years after the release of the band’s third album, Under The Sun. Additionally, it will come more than a year after the release of the band’s EP, Static.
In anticipation of the album’s release, the band premiered the album’s lead single, ‘Tail Lights,’ and its companion video Wednesday. The musical arrangement featured in the new song is a stirring rock ballad. The emotional depth in the arrangement matches the lyrical theme featured alongside that content. The song’s lyrical theme is that of the all-too-familiar broken relationship topic.
The video that accompanies the song presents the band performing the single, each man by himself, on a stage as what is supposed to be rain falls behind each musician. the presentation is meant to remind audiences in part of what the band looks and sounds like on stage.
Speaking of on stage, the band is scheduled to return to America’s stages beginning July 10 in Tulsa, OK. The band’s upcoming tour in support of its forthcoming album is scheduled to run through Aug. 22 in Lubbock, TX. It will feature performances in cities, such as Atlanta, GA; Des Moines, IA and Cleveland, OH.
The tour’s schedule is noted below. Tickets and VIP packages are available here.
BLACKTOP MOJO ON TOUR:
7/10 — Tulsa, OK — The Shrine
7/11 — Columbia, MO — Rose Music Hall
7/13 — Omaha, NE — Reverb Lounge
7/14 — Watertown, SD — The Goss Opera House
7/16 — Cadott, WI — Rock Fest
7/17 — Grand Rapids, MI — Upheaval Festival
7/19 — Pittsburgh, PA — Crafthouse
7/20 — Richmond, VA — Canal Club
7/22 — Johnson City, TN — Capones
7/23 — Spartanburg, SC — Ground Zero
7/24 — Atlanta, GA — Masquerade (Purgatory)
7/25 — Huntsville, AL — Sidetracks Music Hall
7/27 — Jackson, MS — Hal & Mal’s Red Room
7/28 — Leesville, LA — Shooters Bar & Billiards
7/30 — Chickasha, OK — Legends Pub House
7/31 — Kansas City, MO — Headlights Bar & Grill
8/1 — Des Moines, IA — Leftys
8/3 — Minot, ND — The ‘O’ Riginal Bar & Nightclub
8/4 — Minneapolis, MN — Cabooze
8/6 — Sheboygan, WI — Kiwanis Park
8/7 — Fort Madison, IA — RiverfestFM
8/8 — Madison, WI — The Annex
8/10 — Cleveland, OH — The Winchester
8/11 — Columbus, OH — Woodlands Tavern
8/13 — Port Byron, IL — Port Byron Great River Tug Fest
8/14 — Bristol, IN — Abate SummerFest
8/15 — Joliet, IL — The Forge
8/17 — Nashville, TN — The End
8/18 — Memphis, TN — Growlers
8/20 — St. Louis, MO — Red Flag
8/21 — Hutchinson, KS — The Red Shed
8/22 — Lubbock, TX — Jakes
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