Dex Romweber Duo Announces Big Damn Roots Revolution Tour


Dex Romweber Duo
Dex Romweber Duo

Photo by Meg Wachter

Dex Romweber Duo has announced a stretch of March tour dates with rowdy three piece Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band and banjo playing extraordinaire Dom Flemons, formerly of Carolina Chocolate Drops. The dates are part of Reverend Peyton’s conceptualized Big Damn Roots Revolution Tour, and start on March 14 in Chicago.

For a quarter century, Dex Romweber has brandished an idiomatic blend of surf, proto-rockabilly, garage, and dark and vengeful blues; first with the legendary Flat Duo Jets and now with his sister Sara on drums in the Dex Romweber Duo. The tour comes just in time for the release of the band’s fantastic new album Images 13 (out 3/18) on Bloodshot Records.

With a reputation for their incendiary live shows, Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band will unleash their ferocious roots/blues explosion to the masses alongside some of their favorite artists for what is sure to be an unforgettably evening of roots music. The band tours behind their latest release Between the Ditches.

As a member of the Carolina Chocolate Drops and now a solo troubadour, Dom Flemons has traveled the world impressing audiences from Ireland, England, Scotland, Holland and more with his outrageous performance style. “I always try to keep the audience guessing,” Dom says, “it makes the performance more interesting.”


Fri March 14 – Chicago, IL – Reggie’s Rock Club ~
Sat March 15 – Ferndale, MI – Magic Bag Theatre ~
Sun March 16 – Cleveland Heights, OH – Grog Shop ~
Tues March 18 – Buffalo, NY – Waiting Room ^
Weds March 19 – Syracuse, NY – Westcott Theater ^
Thurs March 20 – Harrisburg, PA – Appalachian Brewing Company ^
Fri March 21 – Rehoboth Beach, DE – Dogfish Head Brewings & Eats ^
Sat March 22 – Harrisonburg, VA – Clementine Café ^
Sun March 23 – New York, NY – Mercury Lounge ^
Tues March 25 – Somerville, MA – Johnny D’s ^
Thurs March 27 – Washington, DC – The Hamilton ^
Fri March 28 – Pittsburgh, PA – Rex Theater ^
Sat March 29 – Erie, PA – The Crooked I ^

~ = Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band, Dex Romweber Duo, and Dom Flemons (formerly of Carolina Chocolate Drops)

^ = Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band and Dex Romweber Duo only

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