Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy playing Austin & Dallas on solo tour
Jeff Tweedy w/ Wilco in 2013 (more by PSquared)
Wilco frontman Jeff Tweedy will be hitting the road this summer with a series of North American tour dates. Joining Tweedy is his newly formed backing band composed of his 18-year old son Spencer (The Blisters, Mavis Staples) on drums, Jim Elkington (The Horse’s Ha, Eleventh Dream Day) on guitar, Darin Gray (Dazzling Killmen, Brise-Glace) on bass and Liam Cunningham (Marrow) on keyboards. Tweedy and his band will be playing Austin at the Texas Music Ballroom on June 22 and Dallas at the Majestic Theatre on June 24. Tickets for the Austin show and the Dallas show go on presale Wednesday (5/21) at 10 AM with a general on-sale beginning Friday (5/23) at 10 AM.
The tour also hits a few festivals including Taste Of Chicago and Newport Folk Festival. For this tour, Jeff is promising songs from his upcoming solo album (release date TBA) along with songs from the Wilco/Uncle Tupelo catalog. All dates are listed below.
All dates are listed, with a video, below…
Jeff Tweedy — 2014 Tour Dates
June 5 Masonic Temple Detroit, MI
June 6 Three Rivers Arts Festival Pittsburgh, PA
June 7 Mountain Jam Hunter Mtn, NY
June 9 Meyerhoff Symphony Hall Baltimore, MD
June 10 Lincoln Theatre Washington, D.C.
June 11 The Brown Theatre on Broadway Louisville, KY
June 16 The Pabst Theater Milwaukee, WI
June 17 Missouri Theatre Columbia, MO
June 18 Cain’s Ballroom Tulsa, OK
June 21 Texas Union Ballroom Austin, TX
June 22 Majestic Theatre Dallas, TX
June 24 Ryman Auditorium Nashville, TN
July 4 Ottawa Bluesfest Ottawa, ON
July 6 Toronto Urban Roots Fest Toronto, ON
July 12 Taste of Chicago Chicago, IL
July 27 Newport Folk Festival Newport, RI