In post-Soviet Russia, Local H's Scott Lucas gets choked, knocked out, and robbed

In post-Soviet Russia, Local H's Scott Lucas gets choked, knocked out, and robbed

Local H is back on the road after having to cancel a number of tour dates, due to the rather vicious beating frontman Scott Lucas took while on the road in Russia last month. Lucas suffered vocal cord damage after he was jumped from behind in a stairwell in Moscow. According to the “Bound For The Floor” singer, he was put “in a chokehold until I passed out," then woke up with "all of my pockets empty. No phone, no wallet, no cash, and (worst of all) no passport. Nothing. Even my hat and glasses were gone.” 

Lucas then found that he couldn’t speak and, after returning to the States, he used the Grammy’s MusiCares program to find a specialist to help him repair his vocal cords.

Local H is currently on tour in support of The Another February EP, which came out earlier this year. Lucas’ other band, Scott Lucas And The Married Men, will be out on the road later this month. Dates for both acts are below.


Scott Lucas & The Married Men cover Bananarama

Local H tour 2013
April 4—The Waiting Room—Omaha, Nebraska
April 5—The Bluebird Theater—Denver, Colorado
April 6—Launchpad—Albuquerque, New Mexico
April 8—Club Congress—Tucson, Arizona
April 9—Soda Bar—San Diego, California
April 10—The Satellite—Los Angeles, California
April 14—Bottom Of The Hill—San Francisco, California
April 16—Hawthorne Theatre—Portland, Oregon
April 17—Chop Suey—Seattle, Washington
April 18—The Top Hat—Missoula, Montana
April 19—Railyard Ale House—Billings, Montana

Scott Lucas And The Married Men tour 2013
April 24—DC9—Washington, DC *
April 25—The Barbary—Philadelphia, Pennsylvania *
April 26—Knitting Factory—Brooklyn, New York *
April 27—Mercury Lounge—New York, New York *
April 28—Great Scott—Allston, Massachusetts *
April 29—Tralf Studio Stage—Buffalo, New York
May 1—Empty Bottle—Chicago, Illinois *
May 2—Founders Brewery—Grand Rapids, Michigan
May 3—Garden Bowl—Detroit, Michigan *
May 4—The End—Nashville, Tennessee *
* with Empty Mansions

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