BANGOR — Fresh off their Grammy win for Best Contemporary Folk Album, Ray LaMontagne & the Pariah Dogs have announced plans for a summer tour that includes a May 26 concert at the Waterfront Pavilion.

The tour, in support of the band’s highly acclaimed album, “God Willin’ & the Creek Don’t Rise,” will begin in Waterbury, Conn., on May 25 and culminate on June 21 in Boise, Idaho.

Supporting acts include Brandi Carlile and The Secret Sisters.

LaMontagne has ties to Maine, including having worked at a Lewiston shoe factory for a while after high school and the purchase of a house in Wilton several years ago.

“God Willin’ & the Creek Don’t Rise” debuted at No. 3 on the Billboard Top 200 and No. 1 on the Digital Album chart. This marked a personal sales best for LaMontagne and tied his debut chart position at No. 3 with “Gossip in the Grain.”

The single, “Beg Steal or Borrow” became LaMontagne’s first radio No. 1 on the AAA BDS and Mediabase. The Associated Press called the album “one of the year’s best.”

The band spent the latter portion of last year touring the United States with David Gray and Levon Helm. Making up the Pariah Dogs are Jay Bellerose on drums; Jennifer Condos, bass; Eric Heywood, guitar; and Greg Leisz, pedal steel guitar.

Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 5, at www.waterfrontconcerts.com.

Ray LaMontagne poses backstage with the award for Best Contemporary Folk Album at the 53rd annual Grammy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 13, in Los Angeles.


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