Photo Credit: Shalon Goss

Recently we had the opportunity to chat with Multi-Instrumentalist/Vocalist/Songwriter/Producer Van Hunt about his new album What Were You Hoping For? (Due out September 27th) his origins in Ohio, what it takes to put together a solid backing band and much, much more.

Van Hunt Interview by GrownFolksMusic

Van will be hitting the road in support of What Were You Hoping For? Beginning September 19th, check the tour schedule here after the jump.

09/19/11 New York at The Studio at Webster Hall
09/20/11 Alexandria, VA at Birchmere
09/21/11 Brooklyn, NY at Southpaw
09/22/11 Philadelphia, PA at World Cafe Live – Downstairs
09/23/11 Richmond, VA at The Camel
09/24/11 Charlotte, NC at Double Door Inn
09/25/11 Nashville, TN at 3rd & Lindsley
09/27/11 Augusta, GA at Sky City
09/28/11 Atlanta, GA at The Earl
09/29/11 New Orleans, LA at Tiptina’s Uptown
09/30/11 Houston, TX at Underground Live
10/01/11 Austin, TX at Cactus Cafe
10/03/11 Dallas, TX at House of Blues – Cambridge Room
10/04/11 Little Rock, AR at Stickyz Rock ‘N Roll Chicken Shack
10/06/11 St. Louis, MO at Lola
10/07/11 Chicago, IL at Schuba’s Tavern
10/08/11 Minneapolis, MN at Bunker’s
10/11/11 Seattle, WA at Nectar Lounge
10/12/11 Portland, OR at Doug Fir Lounge
10/13/11 San Francisco, CA at Yoshi’s

Ivan Orr is a multi-instrumentalist, composer, performer, and writer. A native of Charlottesville, Virginia Ivan was involved with the forming and nascent days of The Music Resource Center as its first Program Director. A graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University’s Department of Music, Ivan currently resides in Richmond, VA where he maintains an active performance and production schedule while serving as the Music Editor for Grown Folks Music, a position he has held since 2010.