Will Butler Releases 2 Singles & Announces August 2022 Tour Dates

Check out the multi-instrumentalist's first new music and tour dates since departing Arcade Fire.

By Scott Bernstein May 31, 2022 9:15 am PDT

Will Butler shared two new singles, “A Stranger’s House” and “Nearer To Thee,” his first new music since departing Arcade Fire earlier this year. Additionally, Will confirmed a run of seven August tour dates.

Will Butler will be joined by a full band for the August tour dates. The Will Butler band consists of Sara Dobbs, Miles Francis, Jenny Shore and Julie Shore. After opening the brief trek in Cambridge, Massachusetts on August 11, Will then brings the group to Montreal on August 12 and Toronto on August 13. Butler and company return to the U.S. to complete the run with dates in Pittsburgh on August 14, Brooklyn on August 19, Washington D.C. on August 20 and Philadelphia on August 21.

Buy Will Butler tickets via AXS.com and other outlets this Friday, June 3 at 10 a.m. local time. Check out the full itinerary followed by the new singles.

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Butler left Arcade Fire after work was completed on the band’s recently released studio album, WE. Will’s last studio album, Generations, came out in 2020.

Both “A Stranger’s House” and “Nearer To Thee” are available for streaming. “A Stranger’s House” arrived with a video directed by Will Butler filmed at New York City’s Holywater earlier this month. Watch the “A Stranger’s House” visual and hear “Nearer To Thee” below:

A Stranger’s House

Nearer To Thee

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