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Published: 2014/04/23

Andrew Bird Adds Tour Dates, Confirms Backing Band Lineup

Andrew Bird has added another round of dates to his summer touring schedule and confirmed the lineup of his road band. Bird will will kick off the second leg of his summer tour on July 4 with a show in Toronto before making his way through the Northeast and Canada. He will be performing with his new band Hands of Glory, which features guitarist Tift Merritt, upright bassist Alan Hampton, drummer Kevin O’Donnell and pedal steel guitarist Eric Heywood. The group derives it moniker from Bird’s 2012 album of the same name.

As previously reported, Bird will also be performing at this year’s Bonnaroo and Telluride Bluegrass Festivals. He has also confirmed a free show at New York City’s Central Park Summerstage for July 8.

Andrew Bird & the Hands of Glory Tour Dates

June 6 New York, NY—Brooklyn Academy of Music
June 8 Washington, DC—Lincoln Theater w/ Tift Merrit
June 9 Washington, DC—Lincoln Theater
June 10 Carrboro, NC—Cat’s Cradle
June 12 Asheville, NC—Orange Peel
June 12-15 Manchester, TN—Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival
June 15 Tulsa, OK—Cain’s Ballroom
June 16 Austin, TX—The Paramount
June 20 Boulder, CO—Chautauqua
June 21 Telluride, CO—Telluride Bluegrass Festival
July 2 Ann Arbor, MI—Power Center
July 4 Toronto, ON—Urban Roots Festival
July 5 Ottawa, ON—Ottawa Bluesfest
July 8 New York, NY—Central Park Summerstage
July 10 Hanover, NH—Dartmouth
July 11 Bridgeport, CT—The Klein
July 12 Lowell, MA—Lowell Summer Music Series
July 24-27 Calgary, AB—Calgary Folk Festival
July 26 Edmonton, AB—Interstellar Rodeo
August 2 Saratoga, CA—Mountain Winery
September 19 San Diego, CA—Humphrey’s
September 21 Los Angeles, CA—Hollywood Bowl 

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Ziggy April 23, 2014, 20:17:17

That’s a hell of a band. Nice

pedalsteel April 23, 2014, 22:19:56

It’s so great to see Heywood getting his share these days. He’s done super terrific work with Merritt and Jeffrey Foucault, and of course, Ray Lamontagne in the last bunch of years. Awesome.

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