Dave Rawlings Machine Confirms Tour


Dave Rawlings Machine will release their second album, entitled Nashville Obsolete, via Acony Records on Friday, September 18. Today the band has confirmed an extensive North American tour in support of the follow-up to their 2009 debut A Friend of a Friend.

The band’s Nashville Obsolete Tour begins October 18 at Lobero Theatre in Santa Barbara, California and continues into 2016 with concerts scheduled across North America. Included in the tour is a stop in Chicago at the Vic Theatre on Halloween and a gig on December 29 at the famed Ryman Auditorium in Nashville. Currently, the Nashville Obsolete Tour is slated to wrap up on January 16 in Los Angeles at Ace Hotel. Tickets for all shows will go on sale Friday, September 18 at 10:00 a.m. local time. A fan-club pre-sale for each concert will begin this Thursday, September 17 at 10 a. m. local time, head here for more information.

Produced by Rawlings, Nashville Obsolete was recorded at Woodland Sound Studios in Nashville directly to analog tape. It features seven new songs written by Rawlings and longtime collaborator Gillian Welch. Along with Rawlings and Welch on vocals and guitar, other contributors to the LP were Paul Kowert of Punch Brothers on bass, Willie Watson on vocals and guitar with additional guest appearances from Brittany Haas on fiddle and Jordan Tice on mandolin.