John Fogerty Gearing Up For Fall Tour


John Fogerty is gearing up for his next string of dates, which kicks off on Friday (September 24th) at Napa, California's Oxbow River Stage.

Fogerty has a trio of new stops just added to the itinerary — November 14th at Washington, D.C.'s The Anthem; November 16th at Durham, North Carolina's Durham Performing Arts Center; and November 17th at Macon, Georgia's Macon City Auditorium.

With over 50 years worth of classics that have become embodiments of post-war American culture, we asked John Fogerty how he comes to terms with writing the songs we all live by: “Well, I'm very proud of that — and I'm obviously the songwriter — and when you're able to create something from nothing it's very special, it's also quite mystical. Whenever I start up again and start writing, I always have to go through this same process and it's frustrating and anxiety-ridden. Meaning, when you try and start to write then the first stuff you do is really crap. And then you do some more stuff — and it's really crap. But you gotta to keep sitting down as if you've have a day job at this every day and you're doing this job, which is writing songs, for days and days and days — sometimes months.”

UPDATED: John Fogerty tour dates (subject to change):

September 24 – Napa, CA – Oxbow RiverStage
September 25 – Saratoga, CA – Mountain Winery
October 6, 9, 10, 13, 15, 16 – Las Vegas, NV – Encore Theater Wynn Las Vegas
October 24 – Scottsdale, AZ – Casino Arizona at Talking Stick Resort
November 12 – Atlantic City, NJ – Hard Rock Cafe
November 13 – Ledyard, CT – Fox Tower at Foxwoods
November 14 – Washington, DC – The Anthem
November 16 – Durham, NC – Durham Performing Arts Center
November 17 – Macon, GA – Macon City Auditorium

John Fogerty On The Stress Of Writing New Music :