After genre-hopping for nearly a quarter century, on July 16, Oregon's CHERRY POPPIN' DADDIES will release WHITE TEETH, BLACK THOUGHTS, their first album of swing/jazz-fueled jams since the success of ZOOT SUIT RIOT in the late 90s. In support of the new, double-album, the band has announced a string of summer tour dates. Check out the full itinerary below, along with the music video for their new song, "I Love American Music." The new album can be pre-ordered right now through CPD's official site.
CHERRY POPPIN' DADDIES 2013 Tour Dates:
About James: A work-from-home Dad with a pair of daughters (Released in 2009 and 2012) - James Zahn is The Rock Father™.
Bringing over two decades of experience in the entertainment industry into the parent blogging landscape, Zahn serves as a PBS KIDS VIP (Very Involved Parent) Blogger, has guest blogged as a member of the Sprout Kindness Crew, was featured in the Father's Day issue of Lake County Magazine, and is a former contributor to Chicago Parent.
Creatively, James has directed/edited music videos, lyric videos, and album trailers for the likes of FEAR FACTORY, DIRGE WITHIN, PRODUCT OF HATE, ARCANIUM and others, has appeared as an actor in feature films and commercials, written comic books, and performed in bands.
James and/or his work have been featured in/on CNN, NBC, G4, The Chicago Tribune, Blogcritics, Fangoria, Starlog, The River Cities' Reader. Slowfish, Oil, and more. He's appeared as a music expert on CNN's AC360, and in 2013 he's been quoted on CNN, Babble, The Huffington Post, and The Good Men Project, in addition to making appearances on ABC News and WGN.
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