STRAIGHT LINE STITCH Kicks Off Second Leg of U.S. Headlining Tour

Andrew Mikhail (ex-Oceano) Joins as Fill-In Touring Guitarist

Knoxville, TN’s STRAIGHT LINE STITCH recently finished up the successful first leg of their headlining US tour with Blameshift and others. The band just kicked off the second leg yesterday in Austin, TX and will continue through the western portion of the US until the tour closes on July 9th in St. Louis, MO. The second leg of the tour features openers Blameshift and Sever This Illusion on several dates, as well as individual appearances by Clutch, ChokeOut, and more. See below for a full listing of dates.

Andrew Mikhail, formerly of metal band Oceano, is currently filling in as touring guitarist on the second leg of the tour. STRAIGHT LINE STITCH singer Alexis Brown adds, “The first leg of tour was awesome and we had a blast with Kris Norris (ex-Darkest Hour). It feels like the shows just keep getting better! We’re definitely geared up for the second part of the tour with Andrew Mikhail. Should be good times!”

STRAIGHT LINE STITCH tour dates:

6/6 – Ft. Hood, TX @ Ami’s Hard Rock (w/ Blameshift)

6/7 – West Fort Worth, TX @ Tomcat’s (w/ Blameshift)

6/8 – Corpus Christi, TX @ Clicks Paradise Billiard (w/ Blameshift)

6/9 – Houston, TX @ BFE Rock Club

6/10 – Odessa, TX @ Dos Amigo’s (w/ Blameshift)

6/11 – Lubbock, TX @ Jake’s Sports Cafe (w/ Blameshift)

6/13 – El Paso, TX @ House of Rock (w/ Blameshift)

6/14 – Gallup, NM @ The Jaugernaut (w/ Blameshift)

6/15 – Scottsdale, AZ @ Martini Ranch (w/ Blameshift)

6/16 – Las Vegas, NV @ Sanctuary (w/ Blameshift)

6/17 – San Diego, CA @ The Griffin (w/ Blameshift)

6/20 – Los Angeles, CA @ Whiskey (w/ Blameshift)

6/21 – Fresno, CA @ CYC

6/22 – San Jose, CA @ Musik Ink

6/23 – Sacramento, CA @ Shenanigans

6/24 – San Francisco, CA @ Submissions

6/25 – Portland, OR @ Mt Tabor Theatre (w/ Sever This Illusion)

6/27 – Seattle, WA @ Studio 7 (w/ Sever This Illusion)

6/28 – Yakima, WA @ The Speakeasy (w/ Sever This Illusion and Choke Out)

6/29 – Ceour D’ Alene, ID @ The Grail (w/ Sever This Illusion)

7/1 – Washakie, WY @ Rocky Mt. Hall

7/5 – Fargo, ND @ The Nestor (w/ Sever This Illusion)

7/6 – Saukrapids, MN @ Bubba’s Bar & Grille

7/8 – Joliet, IL @ Mojoes (w/ Clutch)

7/9 – St. Louis, MO @ Fubar (w/ Sever This Illusion)

STRAIGHT LINE STITCH is:

Alexis Brown – Vocals

Jason White – Bass

Ian Shuirr – Drums

Kris Hawkins – Guitar

For more information on STRAIGHT LINE STITCH please visit these websites:

www.myspace.com/straightlinestitch

www.facebook.com/straightlinestitch

www.twitter.com/slsband1

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