Kiefer Sutherland will bring his rich, soulful vocals and guitar licks to venues across the country beginning April 14, 2016 when he performs for audiences with a set list that includes cuts from his folk-tinged album, “Down In A Hole,” set for release this summer.
Sutherland, known for his starring role on the Fox series “24,” will bring his debut tour as a musician to 26 venues across the country beginning April 14. More dates will be added.
A professional actor his entire adult life, Sutherland starred in movies like ‘Stand By Me’, ‘The Lost Boys’, ‘Young Guns’, Flatliners’, ‘A Few Good Men’, ‘A Time to Kill’, ‘Dark City’, ‘Melancholia’ and most recently, a western called ‘Forsaken’ and the upcoming ABC series “Designated Survivor.”
Unknown to many during the course of his career, he has taken on other vocations with the same kind of dedication and commitment. In 2002, Sutherland, with his music partner and best friend Jude Cole, began a small record label called Ironworks. The goal of this label was to record local musicians and distribute their music at a time when the music industry was going through a monumental shift. Some of their artists included Rocco DeLuca and the Burden, HoneyHoney and Billy Boy On Poison. In 2009, Sutherland left the label to recharge and figure out what he was going to do next.
In early 2015 Sutherland played Cole two songs he had written and wanted to record as demos for other artists to record. Cole responded positively to the songs and the album grew organically from those recordings. Two songs became four and four grew into six, until Cole suggested that they make a record. Their collaboration resulted in Sutherland’s upcoming debut album: Down In A Hole.
“It’s the closest thing I’ve ever had to a journal or diary. All of these songs are pulled from my own personal experiences. There is something very satisfying about being able to look back on my own life, good times and bad, and express those sentiments in music. As much as I have enjoyed the writing and recording process, I am experiencing great joy now being able to play these songs to a live audience, which was something I hadn’t counted on,” Sutherland said of the 11-track album. A track listing and release date will be announced soon.
KIEFER SUTHERLAND ON TOUR:
April 14 – Milwaukee, Wis. – Shank Hall
April 15 – Madison, Wis. – Majestic
April 16 – Grand Rapids, Mich. – The Pyramid Scheme
April 18 – Ann Arbor, Mich. – The Ark
April 19 – Cleveland, Ohio – Grog Shop
April 20 – Pittsburgh, Pa. – Hard Rock Cafe
April 22 – Huntington, W. Va. – V Club
April 23 – Cincinnati, Ohio – Ballroom at the Taft
April 24 – Indianapolis, Ind – Vogue
April 26 – Columbus, Ohio – A&R Music Bar
May 04 – Charlotte, N.C. – Visulite Theatre
May 06 – Raleigh, N.C. – Lincoln Theatre
May 08 – Richmond, Va. – Capital Ale House
May 09 – Annapolis, Md. – Ram’s Head Tavern
May 11 – Wilmington, Del. – World Cafe Live
May 12 – Teaneck, N.J. – Mexicali Live
May 14 – Pawling, N.Y. – Daryl’s House
May 15 – Ithaca, N.Y. – The Dock
May 16 – Buffalo, N.Y. – Iron Works
May 19 – Northampton, Mass. – Iron Horse
May 20 – Boston, Mass. – Brighton Music Hall
May 21 – Providence, R.I. – The Met
May 24 – Asbury Park, N.J. – Stone Pony
May 25 – Long Island, N.Y. – Founders Room
May 26 – Sellersville, Pa. – Sellersville Theater
May 28 – Amagansett, N.Y. – Stephen Talkhouse