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Published: 2013/12/20

Marco Benevento Confirms Winter Dates, New Album Details

Photo by Greg Aiello

Marco Benevento has confirmed both a winter tour and some additional information regarding his next studio album. After a series of special holiday shows—including appearances with Joe Russo’s Almost Dead (12/27), Grace Potter & The Nocturnals drummer Matt Burr’s Dark Side of the Mountain (12/29) and The Midnight Ramble Band (12/31)—the keyboardist will spend much of 2014 on the both with his band featuring Dave Dreiwitz (Ween) and Andrew Borger (Tom Waits). Their 2014 Winter tour includes a number of Northeast dates, as well as a trek through the southeast in February that stops at The Grey Eagle in Asheville, NC, Terminal West in Atlanta, GA and Aura Music and Arts Festival in Live Oak, FL. As winter turns to spring, Benevento heads to the West Coast for six nights, highlights for which include headline performances at The Independent in San Francisco and Doug Fir Lounge in Portland.

Benevento will return to the studio in March with producer Richard Swift. In addition to his role as The Shins’ keyboardist, Swift recently produced breakthrough albums by Foxygen and Tennis. Swift plans to record a collection of new Benevento songs, including some vocal tunes.

Here’s a look at Benevento’s upcoming dates

December 27 Port Chester, NY—The Capitol Theatre (Joe Russo’s Almost Dead)
December 29 Burlington, VT—Metronome )Dark Side of the Mountain)
December 30 New York, NY—Highline Ballroom
December 31 Woodstock, NY—Levon Helm’s Midnight Ramble
January 23 Syracuse, NY—Westcott Theater
January 24 Erie, PA—Crooked I
January 25 Pittsburgh, PA—The Rex
January 31 Teaneck, NJ—Mexicali
February 1 Arden, DE—Arden Gild Hall
February 11 Asheville, NC—Grey Eagle
February 12 Athens, GA—Green Room
February 13 Greenwood, SC—Music On Maxwell
February 14 Atlanta, GA—Terminal West
February 15 Live Oak, FL—Aura Music & Arts Festival
February 21-22 Portsmouth, NH—The Press Room
March 14 Greenfield, MA—Arts Block (solo piano show)
March 15 Marlboro, NY—The Falcon (solo piano show)
March 28 Los Angeles, CA—The Mint
March 29 San Francisco, CA—The Independent
April 1 Arcata, CA—Jambalaya
April 2 Cottage Grove, OR—Axe & Fiddle
April 3 Seattle, WA—The Royal Room
April 4 Portland, OR—Doug Fir Lounge
April 5 New Orleans, LA—Tulane University

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