Nashville, TN's Austin Lucas has joined New West Records, home of Steve Earle, Patty Griffin, and the Whigs, among others.

Lucas, previous of Bloomington, IN, is to release Stay Reckless, his fifth studio album, and first for New West, on August 27th, 2013. Accompanied by longtime friends and tour-mates Glossary, Lucas recorded Stay Reckless with Mark Nevers at Never's Beech House studio, sharing production duties with Nevers as well.

Two tracks from the album are streaming on Soundcloud, and you can find those below, as well as Austin's current tour schedule.

June 27Mesa, AZQuail Run ParkWarped
June 28Las Vegas, NVSilverton Casino Parking LotWarped
June 29Salt Lake City, UTUtah State FairparkWarped
June 30Denver, COSports Authority Field at Mile HighWarped
July 3Noblesville, INKlipsch Music CenterWarped
July 5Toronto, ONThe Flats at Molson Canadian AmphitheatreWarped
July 6Darien Center, NYDarien Lake Performing Arts CenterWarped
July 7Holmdel, NJPNC Bank Arts CenterWarped
July 9Virginia Beach, VAFarm Bureau Live at Virginia BeachWarped
July 10Columbia, MDMerriweather Post PavilionWarped
July 11Mansfield, MAComcast CenterWarped
July 12Camden, NJSusquehanna Bank CenterWarped
August 31Cookeville, TNMuddy Roots Music FestivalNot Warped