DAWES ANNOUNCE TOUR DATES WITH KINGS OF LEON & WILLIE NELSON
CONAN PERFORMANCE CONFIRMED FOR MAY 23rd
WE’RE ALL GONNA DIE OUT NOW
Through travelogues, story-songs and a literary quality that's been honed to a cutting edge, Goldsmith and his band have crafted their most ambitious record to date."
“Taylor Goldsmith, Dawes’ songwriter and singer, deploys vocabulary with precision...”
Today, Dawes announce support dates throughout October with Kings of Leon. Dawes will be a special guest opener for dates including Oklahoma City, St. Paul, Columbus, Vancouver, and Tampa (full dates below). Tickets will go on sale on Friday, April 28th at 10:00 AM local time (with the exception of St. Paul, which will go on sale at 11:00am local time) and can be purchased here. Dawes will also open for Willie Nelson in Ohio for two July dates, at Huber Heights’s Rose Music Center on July 11th and Cincinnati’s PNC Pavilion on July 12th. Additionally, the band has announced new headlining dates on their current North American tour, including stops in Denver, Milwaukee, Fargo, Bloomington, and Detroit (full dates below). Tickets for these shows are on sale now and can be purchased here.
Dawes will appear on Conan on May 23rd to perform “One Of Us” off their critically acclaimed album,We’re All Gonna Die. The episode will air on May 23rd at 11:00 PM ET on TBS. Additionally, a new documentary about Dawes provides a behind the scenes look at the making of their latest album, We’re All Gonna Die. Said director Kevin Hayes about the film, "I've been working with the boys for ten years and when I heard they were making a record in LA with Blake Mills and Greg Koller I knew something special was gonna go down. This movie tells some of the story and lets Dawes’ fans see the band in a unique way." The documentary is out now and available here.
Dawes premiered their video for “Roll With The Punches,” featuring Mandy Moore and directed by Dan Henry (Kurt Vile, Jack White), on February 14th via Entertainment Weekly. On the same day, as a surprise gift to fans, Dawes released their streaming-only live album, We’re All Gonna Live. The band recorded the fifteen-song release during the first four shows on their current, “An Evening With Dawes” tour. The album is available to stream on all digital platforms here.
Dawes consists of Taylor Goldsmith (guitar, vocals), Wylie Gelber (bass), Griffin Goldsmith (drums, vocals, percussion) and Lee Pardini (keyboards, vocals). Dawes has toured extensively playing headline shows worldwide and major festival appearances including Bonnaroo, Austin City Limits, Lollapalooza and Newport Folk Festival. Recently, they have toured with My Morning Jacket, Bob Dylan, Mumford and Sons, Conor Oberst and Jackson Browne.
AN EVENING WITH DAWES – Tickets at http://dawestheband.com/tour April 21 /// Louisville, KY /// The Brown Theatre April 22 /// Lynchburg, VA /// Lynchstock Festival * April 23 /// Charleston, SC /// High Water Festival* April 25 /// Asheville, NC /// Orange Peel April 26 /// Knoxville, TN /// Bijou Theatre April 28 /// Nashville, TN /// Ryman Auditorium April 29 /// Nashville, TN /// Ryman Auditorium April 30 /// Chattanooga, TN /// Revelry Room May 2 /// Wilmington, NC /// Greenfield Lake Amphitheatre May 3 /// Charlotte, NC /// Fillmore May 5 /// Athens, GA /// Georgia Theatre May 6 /// Memphis, TN /// Beale Street Music Festival* May 7 /// New Orleans, LA /// Jazz & Heritage Festival* June 3 /// Fort Worth, TX /// Index Fest* June 9 /// Pittsburgh, PA /// Three Rivers Arts Festival* June 10 /// Philadelphia, PA /// The Fillmore June 11 /// Cleveland, OH /// LaureLive Music Festival* June 13 /// Baltimore, MD /// Baltimore Soundstage June 14 /// Brooklyn, NY /// Brooklyn Steel June 16 /// Port Chester, NY /// Capitol Theatre June 17 /// Canandaigua, NY /// CMAC (w/ Elvis Costello) June 18 /// Chicago, IL /// Taste Of Randolph June 24 /// Pasadena, CA /// Arroyo Seco Weekend July 8 /// Somerset, KY/// Master Musician's Festival* July 9 /// Richmond VA /// The National July 11 /// Huber Heights, OH /// Rose Music Center + July 12 /// Cincinnati, OH /// PNC Pavilion+ July 22 /// Denver, CO /// Ogden Theatre July 23 /// Bellvue, CO /// Mishawaka Ampitheatre July 29 /// Fargo, ND /// Sanctuary July 31 /// Bloomington, IL /// Castle Theatre August 1 /// Milwaukee, WI /// Pabst Theatre August 2 /// Maquoketa, IA /// Codfish Hollow August 4 /// Detroit, MI /// The Majestic August 5 /// Montreal, QC, Canada /// Osheaga Festival* August 6 /// Lowell, MA /// Lowell Summer Music Series @ Boarding House Park August 12 /// San Francisco, CA /// Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival* September 15 /// Northampton , MA /// Academy Of Music Theatre September 17 /// Ithaca, NY /// State Theater October 4 /// Oklahoma City, OK /// Chesapeake Energy Arena^ October 11 /// Vancouver, BC /// Rogers Arena^ October 13 /// Edmonton, AB /// Rogers Place^ October 16 /// Winnipeg, MB /// MTS Centre^ October 18 /// St. Paul, MN /// Xcel Energy Center^ October 20 /// Columbus, OH /// Schottenstein Center^ October21 /// Louisville, KY /// KFC Yum! Center^ October 23 /// Tuscaloosa, AL /// Tuscaloosa Amphitheater^ October 25 /// Jacksonville, FL /// Daily's Place^ October 27 /// West Palm Beach, FL /// Perfect Vodka Amphitheatre^ October 28 /// Tampa, FL /// MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre^
*Festival Date ^w/ Kings of Leon +w/ Willie Nelson (More Dates To Be Announced)
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