Today we're proud to share Made Up Mind with our fans around the world. The second studio album from Tedeschi Trucks Band is now available in stores and online everywhere. Recorded once again at Derek and Susan's own Swamp Raga Studio, produced by Derek Trucks and Jim Scott and engineered by Bobby Tis, Made Up Mind is a statement from a band in its prime.
On August 20, Tedeschi Trucks Band will release their second studio album,Made Up Mind. Through authentic musicianship and a timeless sound, Made Up Mind proves that TTB is fast becoming a band for the ages.
After three full years of relentless touring, Tedeschi Trucks Band emerged as a group with a vision. When they entered Swamp Raga Studios to record a new album, the task was clear: capture that vision on tape.
TTB is thrilled to announce that Eric Krasno (Soulive, Lettuce) will hit the road as TTB's bassist for their summer tour dates. As a co-writer and contributor on TTB's studio albums, Krasno is no stranger to the band, and we're excited to have yet another supremely talented musician on-board this summer. Krasno will perform at TTB concerts through August 15, except for July 19-24, when TTB will be joined by Tim Lefebvre.
We're excited to announce our return to the Beacon Theatre in New York City for a pair of shows on September 20 and 21. TTB's Beacon shows are quickly becoming a tradition all of their own, and fans of this fall classic can look forward to more memorable performances and very special guests for this year's run.
We're excited to announce the inaugural Sunshine Blues Festival, a traveling festival in our home state of Florida, featuring TTB and some of our favorite bands and musicians, including Dr. John, The Wood Brothers, Walter Trout, Sonny Landreth, Jaimoe's Jasssz Band, and Big Sam's Funky Nation.
A statement from Oteil Burbridge on his departure from Tedeschi Trucks Band: "After 25 years of intensive touring, I have come to the very difficult decision that I must cut my yearly tour schedule back and will not be able to continue to tour with TTB..."
We're excited to announce that AXS TV (formerly HDNet) will broadcast Tedeschi Trucks Band's show at Red Rocks Amphitheatre LIVE on August 30th. Tune in at 11:45pm ET/8:45pm PT for the live broadcast on AXS TV, and check out the AXS TV Facebook page for a chance to win TTB tickets, merch and more.