(New York, New York) – Ray LaMontagne & The Pariah Dogs are currently holding down the #1 spot on the iTunes and Amazon album charts with God Willin’ & the Creek Don’t Rise (RCA Records), released today. The first single off the album, “Beg, Steal or Borrow” is currently #4 on the AAA chart.

Critics are raving over the newest addition to LaMontagne’s canon. The New York Daily News’ 5 star review says the album is, “one of the stand out releases of the year” and says LaMontagne “approaches Van Morrison’s greatest leaps into the mystic.” Associated Press calls it, “one of the year’s best” while the Boston Globe calls it “an absolute gem.” Both the Los Angeles Times and USA Today give the album 3 1/2 stars (out of 4).

In support of God Willin’ & the Creek Don’t Rise, LaMontagne & The Pariah Dogs kicked off their nationwide tour with David Gray in Columbia, MD on August 15th and will continue throughout mid- September (tour dates below). The band’s Wednesday August 18th show at the Bank of America Pavilion in Boston will be webcast LIVE via Ustream. For more details, go to RayLamontagne.com.

Aside from his touring plans, Ray is gearing up for performances on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Show and Jimmy Kimmel Live in early September.

The newly coined ‘Pariah Dogs’, consists of Jay Bellerose (drums), Jennifer Condos (bass), Eric Heywood (guitar) and Greg Leisz (pedal steel guitar).

Remaining Tour Dates for David Gray and Ray LaMontagne are as follows:
August 17 Boston, MA Bank of America Pavilion
August 18 Boston, MA Bank of America Pavilion
August 19 Wantagh, NY Nikon @ Jones Beach
August 20 Camden, NJ Susquehanna Bank Center
August 22 Nashville TN Bridgestone Arena
August 23 Atlanta, GA Chastain Park Amphitheatre
August 25 Chicago, IL Millennium Park
August 26 Rochester, MI Meadow Brook Theatre
August 27 Toronto, ON Molson Amphitheatre
August 29 Council Bluffs, IA Stir Cover @ Harrah’s Council Bluffs
August 30 Morrison, CO Red Rocks Amphitheatre
August 31 Santa Fe, NM Santa Fe Opera House
September 1 Phoenix, AZ Dodge Theatre
September 3 Los Vegas, NV The Pearl @ The Palms
September 4 Valley Center, CA Harrahs Rincon
September 5 Santa Barbara, CA Santa Barbara Bowl
September 8 Los Angeles, CA The Greek Theatre
September 10 San Francisco, CA The Greek Theatre
September 12 Seattle, WA Concerts At Marymoor

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