The Touring Syndrome

The Touring Syndrome

Every little bit helps, they say, and even as simple a thing as a catchy tour name can help bring an audience. This week, "Dancing" suggests a few bands that should get together to create a potentially interesting double (or triple) bill. For instance, Dallas rappers Boss paired with Houston blues band the Tweeds would rake in historians to the Boss-Tweeds Tour. A few others:

Ted Roddy & the Real Heroes: The Rod and Real Tour

Marcia Ball & the Peenbeets: The Ball-Peen Tour

Orange Mothers & 50 Mission Crush: The Orange-Crush Tour

Kissinger, My Education, & Super Heavy Goat Ass: The Kiss-My-Ass Tour

Blue Monday Band & Fastball: The Blue-Balls Tour

Hot Water Music & Coco Candissi: The Hot Coco Tour

Johnny Nash (Houston) & the Ramblers: The Nash-Ramblers Tour

Meat Loaf (Dallas) and the New Potatoes (Denton): The Meat and Potatoes Tour

Johnny Duncan (Dublin, Texas) & the Donuts: The Duncan-Donuts Tour

Shane Bartell & James McMurtry: The Bartell 'n' James Tour

Herman the German & Marshall Styler: The Herr-Styler Tour

Alex Coke & Spoon: The Coke-Spoon Tour

Schrödinger's Cat, Scratch (Dallas), and Fever (Odessa): The Cat-Scratch-Fever Tour

Phil Pritchett & Will LeBlanc (Houston): The Phil 'n' LeBlanc Tour

Looking to assemble your own tour? The above were "booked" using the latest online Texas Talent Register, viewable at: www.governor.state.tx.us/music.

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