Colorado's Coral Creek Embarks on Tour of the West Coast and Mountain WestColorado based Coral Creek is scheduled to perform 16 tour dates along the west coast and mountain west beginning this week. With roots based in Americana, Bluegrass and Rock n' Roll, Coral Creek has shown considerable growth in the last few years with festival plays and packed theater gigs both nationally and internationally. What: Not your average Americana group, Coral Creek features a prestigious lineup whose members have toured with groups such as Leftover Salmon, Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder, Derek Trucks Band, Lyle Lovett Band, and The John Cowan Band. Who: Led by founding member and chief songwriter, Chris Thompson, Coral Creek seizes center stage with beautifully written compositions and storylines reminiscent of John Prine and Robert Hunter. Previously produced by Bill Nershi of the String Cheese Incident, Thompson’s playing is stylistically blazing new trails inspired by guitar heroes Jerry Garcia and Tony Rice. Coral Creek released their self-titled album in December of 2015 highlighting some of the most impressive performers in the bluegrass circuit, both in studio and out --- including Executive Producer, Tim Carbone of Railroad Earth. The album debuted at #3 on the Relix/Jambands.com Radio Chart in December 2015, along with the String Cheese Incident, Widespread Panic and Lettuce. The album is listed in the Top 20 on the Roots Music Report (RMR) Americana Country Chart and Top 100 on the Americana Music Association (AMA) Radio Chart. When (Tour Dates): Jun 06 - Top Hat Lounge: Missoula, MT Jun 08 – Nectar: Seattle, WA Jun 09 - The Big Dipper: Spokane, WA Jun 10 - Funk n Dive Bar: Ogden, UT Jun 11 - Piper Down Pub: Salt Lake City, UT Jun 12 - Taste of Fort CollinsFort Collins, CO Jun 12 - Avogadro's Number: Fort Collins, CO Jun 25 - Clear Creek Rapid Grass: Idaho Springs, CO Jun 30 - Thursdays on First & Third: Rochester, MN Jul 02 - The Bottleneck: Lawrence, KS Jul 08 - Summer of Love Festival: Hawkhurst, KEN Jul 16 - Rudry Festival: Rudry, UK Jul 29 - the BEACH: Buena Vista, CO Aug 03 - Beaver Creek: ResortAvon, CO Aug 05 - Parfet Park: Golden, CO Aug 19 - Yarmony Grass: Rancho Del Rio, CO Sep 02 - Reservoir Hill Park: Pagosa Springs, CO Coral Creek Album: CORAL CREEK, the album, features new original songs by Chris Thompson and Bill McKay, plus instrumental contributions by Luke Bulla (Lyle Lovett Band), Andy Thorn (Leftover Salmon), Anders Beck (Greensky Bluegrass), Tim Carbone (Railroad Earth), Tyler Grant (Grant Farm), Arthur Lee Land (Great American Taxi), Scott Messersmith (formerly of The Motet) and Tanya Shylock (True Blue Band).