Susto’s “& I’m Fine” Released on Missing Piece/Caroline; Debut New Live Video of “Hard Drugs”; Embark On A North American Tour  

Charleston-based Sustos highly anticipated new album & I’m Fine Today was released January 13 via Missing Piece/Caroline. Consequence of Sound proclaim, “The Charleston five-piece covers vast sonic ground on their new album…swaying between country-tinged rock (“Cosmic Cowboy”), contemplative pop ballads (“Mountain Top”), and any number of other genres that exist somewhere within the expansive fabric of Southern music.” See the post and listen to the full album here. In addition, the band debuts their new live video of “Hard Drugs” from their performance at Charleston’s Royal American, which you can watch here.

In support of the new release, the band will headline twenty-four winter tour dates in the U.S. followed by a 17-city North American tour in support of The Lumineers. See below for a full list of dates. The five-piece band has made a name for themselves in recent years playing high profile festivals including Stagecoach, Austin City Limits and AmericanaFest along with opening slots with Shovels and Rope, Band of Horses, Iron & Wine, Shakey Graves Langhorne Slim, Futurebirds and Heartless Bastards. This past fall, Susto performed on a Facebook live-streamed session for NPR Music’s Night Owl series. You can check out the interview and performance here.

& I’m Fine Today was recorded at The Space in Charleston, SC. Of the record, founder and frontman Justin Osborne says, “Something to take away from it is just understanding and appreciating when you’re not always fine. This album is about coming to terms with yourself and feeling okay with your place in the universe.”

Susto is comprised of Osborne (vocals, guitar), Dries Vandenberg (guitar), Marshall Hudson (drums), Jenna Desmond (bass) and Corey Campbell (guitar, keys). The band name derives from a medical syndrome specific to Latin American culture that roughly translates as “panic attack.”

The band released their self-titled debut in April 2014, which Charleston City Paper describes as “Southern Gothic country through and through.” The following year Susto recorded a live album featuring Ben Bridwell from Band of Horses and later went on to be the support act for Bridwell and Iron & Wine on their fall 2015 tour. Daytrotter, via Paste, described the live performance as “breathtaking.”

Susto Tour Dates:
* with The Lumineers

January 17—Charlottesville, VA—The Southern
January 18—Baltimore, MD—The 8×10
January 19—Pittsburgh, PA—Club Café
January 20—Philadelphia, PA—Boot & Saddle
January 21—Washington, DC—DC9
January 24—New York, NY—Mercury Lounge
January 25—Allston, MA—Great Scott
January 26—Portland, ME—One Longfellow Square
January 27—South Burlington, VT— Higher Ground Showcase Lounge
January 28—Northampton, MA—The Parlor Room
January 30—Toronto, ON—The Drake Hotel
February 1—Ann Arbor, MI—The Ark
February 2—Columbus, OH—The Basement
February 3—Louisville, KY—Zanzabar
February 4—Chicago, IL—Schubas Tavern
February 6—Appleton, WI—Mill Creek
February 7—Minneapolis, MN—7th Street Entry
February 8—Omaha, NE—Slowdown
February 9—Denver, CO—Lost Lake Lounge
February 11—Kansas City, MO—Record Bar
February 12—St. Louis, MO—Off Broadway
February 17—Asheville, NC—Grey Eagle Tavern
February 18—Carrboro, NC—Cat’s Cradle
February 28—Grand Prairie, TX—Verizon Theater*
March 1—Austin, TX—Stubb’s Bar-B-Q
March 2—Sugarland, TX—Smart Financial Theater*
March 3—New Orleans, LA—UNO Lakefront Arena*
March 4—Mobile, AL—Callaghan’s Irish Social Club
March 8—Duluth, GA—Infinite Energy Arena*
March 10—Indianapolis, IN—Bankers Life Fieldhouse*
March 11—Cleveland, OH—Wolstein Center*
March 14—Pittsburgh, PA—Petersen Events Center*
March 16—Uncasville, CT—Mohegan Sun Arena*
March 18—Montreal, QC—Bell Centre*
March 19—Quebec City, QC—Videotron Centre*
March 21—Ottawa, ON—Canadian Tire Centre*
March 22—London, ON—RBC Theatre, Budweiser Gardens*
March 24—Des Moines, IA—Wells Fargo Arena*
March 25—Milwaukee, WI—BMO Harris Bradley Center*
March 28—Winnipeg, SK—MTS Centre*
March 30—Saskatoon, SK—SaskTel Centre*
March 31—Edmonton, AB—Rogers Place*

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