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      From the Blues Traveler Wikipedia article:Blues Traveler is an American jam band from Princeton, New Jersey. Currently, the group is led by harmonica virtuoso John Popper (vocals, harmonica) along with Chan Kinchla (guitar), Brendan Hill (b. March 27, 1970, in London, England, UK) (drums), Tad Ki... read more

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      Oct 19 Myrtle Beach Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
      Oct 19 House Of Blues - Myrtle Beach North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
      Oct 20 The Fillmore Charlotte Charlotte, North Carolina
      Oct 21 Tennessee Theatre Knoxville, Tennessee
      Oct 23 The Stage on Bay Savannah, Georgia
      Oct 23 Miller Theater Augusta, Georgia
      Oct 25 Iron City Birmingham, Alabama
      Oct 26 Georgia Theatre Athens, Georgia
      Oct 27 The Ritz Raleigh, North Carolina
      Oct 31 Newport Music Hall Columbus, Ohio
      Nov 1 The Pabst Theater Milwaukee, Wisconsin
      Nov 2 The Pageant Saint Louis, Missouri
      Nov 4 Gillioz Theatre Springfield, Missouri
      Nov 6 Cain's Ballroom Tulsa, Oklahoma
      Nov 8 House of Blues - Dallas Dallas, Texas
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      From the Blues Traveler Wikipedia article:

      Blues Traveler is an American jam band from Princeton, New Jersey. Currently, the group is led by harmonica virtuoso John Popper (vocals, harmonica) along with Chan Kinchla (guitar), Brendan Hill (b. March 27, 1970, in London, England, UK) (drums), Tad Kinchla (b. February 21, 1973, in Princeton, New Jersey, U.S.A.) (bass) and Ben Wilson (b. November 17, 1967, in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.) (keyboards). Tad Kinchla and Ben Wilson joined the band following the death of original bassist Bobby Sheehan in 1999 of a drug overdose in New Orleans.
      While Blues Traveler is best known among fans for their improvisational live shows, the general public is most familiar with the group from their fourth studio album Four. Released in 1994, the two singles "Run-Around" and "Hook" gained mainstream radio popularity.

      Blues Traveler's subsequent releases were not as successful as the quintuple platinum sales of Four, though the band has maintained a loyal fanbase from the beginning of their career. Their albums with A&M in the later 1990s include Straight on Till Morning and Bridge.
      The group signed with Sanctuary Records and released Truth Be Told on August 5, 2003. Their latest album, ¬°Bastardos!, was released on September 13, 2005.


      Sheehan's untimely death in 1999 and Popper's struggle with obesity put a damper on the group's success, and A&M dropped the band after low sales of their 2001 album Bridge. However, the band took this transition period as an opportunity to start in new directions musically. Popper, who at one point weighed in at a dangerous 420 pounds, had gastric bypass surgery in 2003 and is no longer obese.

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