Chuck Prophet spreads the word on U.S. tour

September 23, 2007  |  4:08pm

If nothing else, Chuck Prophet is one intense guy. Witness some information that can be gleaned from a quick once-over his website:

* He joined his first band, Green on Red, spending eight years recording albums and touring the U.S....before turning 20.

* He leapt from one rooftop to another, high up above the streets of San Francisco, which Prophet calls his hometown, and accidentally crashed through a glass skylight, falling three stories down onto a concrete floor. All to impress a girl.

* He lost his virginity at fourteen. In a mental hospital.

* He's been written about by "The New York Times" and Stephen King.

A psychotherapist's dream of a case study, the 43-year-old Americana-tinged singer songwriter is kicking off his nation-wide, 26-date tour on Oct. 21 in his favorite Bay Area city, San Francisco. As previously reported, Prophet's latest album, Soap and Water, is to be released on Oct. 2.

Dates:

October
21 - San Francisco, Calif. @ Make Out Room
25 - Madison, Wis. @ High Noon Saloon
26 - St. Paul, Minn. @ Turf Club
27 - Chicago, Ill. @ Schuba's
28 - Lafayette, Ind. @ Lafayette Brewing Company
30 - Cleveland, Ohio @ Beachland Ballroom & Tavern

November
1 - Lexington, Kent. @ The Dame
2 - Newport, Kent. @ Southgate House
3 - Nashville, Tenn. @ Mercy Lounge
4 - Charleston, W.Va. @ Mountain Stage Radio
5 - Pittsburgh, Penn. @ Club Cafe
7 - Northampton, Mass. @ Iron Horse Music Hall
8 - New York, N.Y. @ Joe's Pub
9 - Philadelphia, Penn. @ Tin Angel
10 - Arlington, Va. @ IOTA Club & Cafe
11 - Annapolis, Md. @ Ram's Head Tavern
13 - Atlanta, Ga. @ The Earl
14 - Jacksonville, Fla. @ Jack Rabbits
15 - Lake Worth, Fla. @ Bamboo Room
16 - Tampa, Fla. @ Skipper's Smokehouse
17 - St. Petersburg, Fla. @ State Theater
30 - Seattle, Wash. @ Tractor Tavern

December
1 - Portland, Ore. @ Mississippi Studios
7 - Santa Rosa, Calif. @ Last Day Saloon *
8 - Winters, Calif. @ The Palms

* w/ Eilen Jewell

Related links:
Paste news brief on Prophet's book deal
ChuckProphet.com
Chuck Prophet on MySpace

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