Tour Dates | Jeff Tweedy Solo Acoustic & Band

Last month Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel revealed that Wilco front man Jeff Tweedy is working on a solo album and would be backed by a new band at Taste Of Chicago on July 12. Today, Tweedy has announced the names of the members of the  band that he will front in Chicago and at other solo performances, more of which were added this afternoon.

According to today's announcement, the show will "be loosely staged in two parts" with a band consisting of Jeff, his son Spencer Tweedy on drums, Jim Elkington on guitar, Darin Gray on bass and Liam Cunningham on keyboards performing songs off the soon-to-be-released solo album and a part with the usual Tweedy solo acoustic takes on tunes from his Wilco/Uncle Tupelo solo catalog. The newly-added dates include shows in Milwaukee, Tulsa, Austin and Nashville. Tickets for the new shows go on sale to the general public on May 23, with a Wilco World pre-sale set for May 21.

Here's the current list of Jeff Tweedy tour dates:

June 5 Masonic Temple Detroit, MI
June 6 Three Rivers Arts Festival Pittsburgh, PA FREE
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 On sale 5/23
June 17 Missouri Theatre * Columbia, MO On sale 5/23
June 18 Cain’s Ballroom * Tulsa, OK On sale 5/23
June 21 Texas Union Ballroom * Austin, TX On sale 5/23
June 22 Majestic Theatre * Dallas, TX On sale 5/23
June 24 Ryman Auditorium * Nashville, TN On sale 5/23
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

* - pre-sale Wednesday, May 21

[Published on: 5/18/14]

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