Larkin Poe On Headlining This Year’s “Monster Energy Outbreak Tour,” Recording Plans, Elvis Costello, Metal, Influences & More


Published on June 10th, 2021 | by Darren Paltrowitz

Rebecca and Megan Lovell of Larkin Poe are singer/songwriter, multi-instrumentalist sisters respected for creating their own brand of roots-based rock. Gritty, soulful and flavored by their southern heritage, Larkin Poe is originally from Atlanta and currently based in Nashville. The GRAMMY-nominated sisters are also notably descendants of the creative genius known as Edgar Allan Poe.

Kicking off on September 15, 2021, the Monster Energy Outbreak Tour will be headlined by Larkin Poe and hitting major cities across the States. Notable previous alumni of the tastemaker concert series include Lindsay Ell, Bones UK, Post Malone, Kendrick Lamar, Macklemore, The Chainsmokers, Mike Shinoda, and Cole Swindell. Larkin Poe will be touring in support of 2 acclaimed full-length albums released in 2020, Self Made Man (available via the band’s own Tricki-Woo Records) and Kindred Spirits (a self-produced collection of stripped-back covers by the Allman Brothers Band, Robert Johnson, Elton John, Post Malone and Ozzy Osbourne). Earlier this year, Larkin Poe launched a subscription-based livestreaming and video-on-demand platform offering exclusive concerts and original content known as LPTV. As if that were not enough recent output, the duo recently joined Dierks Bentley and The War & Treaty to perform “Pride (In the Name of Love)” at the 2021 ACM Awards, while they be featured on ZZ Top frontman Billy Gibbon’s forthcoming album Hardware.

On June 10, 2021, I had the pleasure of speaking with both Rebecca and Megan Lovell of Larkin Poe via Zoom as embedded below. Beyond the Monster Energy Outbreak Tour, we spoke about the band’s 2 most recent studio efforts, future plans post-2021, metal, influences and touring with Elvis Costello. More on the Lovells and Larkin Poe can be found by clicking here, here, here, here and here.

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Darren Paltrowitz is a New York resident with over 20 years of entertainment industry experience. He began working around the music business as a teenager, interning for the manager of his then-favorite band Superdrag. Since then, he has worked with a wide array of artists including OK Go, They Might Be Giants, Mike Viola, Tracy Bonham, Loudness, Rachael Yamagata, and Amanda Palmer. Darren’s writing has appeared in dozens of outlets including the New York Daily News, Inquisitr, The Daily Meal, The Hype Magazine, All Music Guide, Guitar World,, Businessweek, Chicago Tribune, L.A. Times, and the Jewish Journal. Beyond being “Editor At Large” for The Hype Magazine, Darren is also the host of the bi-weekly “Paltrocast With Darren Paltrowitz” podcast, as co-produced with V13 (formerly He has also co-authored two published books, 2018’s “Pocket Change: Your Happy Money” (Book Web Publishing) and 2019’s “Good Advice From Professional Wrestling” (6623 Press), with a second podcast set for a June 2020 launch.

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