After appearing on NBC’s Parks and Recreation, Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy has lined up a few weeks of solo tour dates this summer, leading up to his appearance at the Newport Folk Festival. Tweedy also plans to release a solo album soon, with details yet to be announced.
Tweedy won’t be performing entirely solo on this tour, however. He’s assembled a new backing band, which features his son Spencer Tweedy on drums, in addition to guitarist Jim Elkington, bassist Darin Gray, and keyboardist Liam Cunningham. Check out Tweedy’s tour dates below.
Jeff Tweedy solo tour:
6/5 Detroit, MI – Masonic Temple
6/6 Pittsburgh, PA – Three Rivers Arts Festival
6/7 Hunter Mountain, NY – Mountain Jam
6/9 Baltimore, MD – Meyerhoff Symphony Hall
6/10 Washington, DC – Lincoln Theatre
6/11 Louisville, KY – The Brown Theatre on Broadway
6/16 Milwaukee, WI – The Pabst Theater
6/17 Columbia, MO – Missouri Theatre
6/18 Tulsa, OK – Cain’s Ballroom
6/21 Austin, TX – Texas Union Ballroom
6/22 Dallas, TX – Majestic Theatre
6/24 Nashville, TN – Ryman Auditorium
7/4 Ottawa, Ontario – Ottawa Bluesfest
7/6 Toronto, Ontario – Toronto Urban Roots Fest
7/12 Chicago, IL – Taste of Chicago
7/27 Newport, RI – Newport Folk Festival
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