String Cheese Incident, the venerable jam band which during its time in the touring circuit went from a bluegrassy, roots rock band to an almost-electronic act (while maintaining some Americana elements) just announced seven shows for this summer, four of which will be in Oregon.
From July 29 - August 1, SCI will set up residency at Horning's Hideout in North Plains, just west of Portland. Opening bands will be announced at a later date.
Since putting the band on an indefinite hiatus in 2007 when guitarist/vocalist Billy Nershi said he was leaving the band, SCI has performed just once, which was at last year's Rothbury Festival, the Michigan event that incidentally has been canceled for this year. In addition to the Oregon dates, the band is also playing a three-night run at Colorado's storied Red Rocks venue.
Tickets for the Horning's Hideout dates go on sale Tuesday, February 9 at www.stringcheeseincident.com.