The Dave Rawlings Machine, featuring Gillian Welch, John Paul Jones, Willie Watson, and Paul Kowert with bandleader Dave Rawlings, is headed west this fall, playing dates in California, Oregon, Montana, and Washington state.

Fan club pre-sale for the late September/early October tour will begin this Thursday, July 17th. The presale password for all dates is MACHINE. General on sale (for all shows except Arcata) begins Friday, July 18th. New tour dates are below, with a few more coming soon.

Mon 9/22 – Missoula, MT – Wilma Theater
Tue 9/23 – Spokane, WA – Bing Crosby Theater
Wed 9/24 – Seattle, WA – Moore Theatre
Thu 9/25 – Portland, OR – Crystal Ballroom
Sat 9/27 – Eugene, OR – McDonald Theater
Sun 9/28 – Arcata, CA – Van Duzer Theatre *
Mon 9/29 – Grants Pass, OR – Rogue Theatre
Tue 9/30 – Redding, CA – Cascade Theatre
Wed 10/1 – Santa Cruz, CA – Cocoanut Grove
Fri 10/3 – Sonoma, CA – Gundlach Bundschu Winery
Sun 10/5 – Santa Barbara, CA – Lobero Theatre

* Regular on sale begins 8/4.

Stay tuned for more tour dates!

The Dave Rawlings Machine has added a new show to its summer tour, a second show at the Boulder Theater on Thursday, June 19th.

The full tour schedule is below. The new Boulder show goes on sale this Friday, with a fan club presale on Thursday, May 22nd. Stay tuned for presale code and ticket link!

 

Wed 6/18 – Boulder, CO – Boulder TheaterON SALE NOW

Thu 6/19 – Boulder, CO – Boulder Theater – ON PRESALE NOW, password: “ACONY”

Fri 6/20 – Telluride, CO – Telluride Bluegrass Festival – SOLD OUT

Tue 6/24 – Kansas City, MO – Uptown TheaterON SALE NOW

Wed 6/25 – St. Louis, MO – The SheldonON SALE NOW

Thu 6/26 – Louisville, KY – Brown TheatreON SALE NOW

Fri 6/27 – Nashville, TN – Ryman AuditoriumON SALE NOW

Gillian Welch returns to the road for eight shows this spring, beginning April 22 at the Orange Peel in Asheville, NC, and wrapping up on April 30 at the Tivoli in Chattanooga, TN. The spur-of-the-moment Southeast US jaunt also includes stops in Charlotte, Charleston, Roanoke, Charlottesville, Durham, and Bristol.
 

Gillian and musical partner Dave Rawlings released the critically acclaimed The Harrow and the Harvest in 2011 on Acony Records. They will be performing songs from their entire catalog over the course of two acoustic sets at these special “evening with” concerts.


photo: Katherine Rose for the Guardian.

Tue 4/22 – Asheville, NC – Orange Peel SOLD OUT

Wed 4/23 – Roanoke, VA – Jefferson Center

Thu 4/24 – Charlottesville, VA – Paramount Theater SOLD OUT

Fri 4/25 – Charlotte, NC – Neighborhood Theatre

Sun 4/27 – Charleston, SC – Charleston Music Hall

Mon 4/28 – Durham, NC – Carolina Theatre

Tue 4/29 – Bristol, TN – Paramount Center for the Arts

Wed 4/30 – Chattanooga, TN – Tivoli Theatre

Dave Rawlings Machine’s barnstorming 2013 lineup is back for six nights only this summer, beginning June 18 in Boulder, CO, followed by Telluride Bluegrass Festival, and finishing up on June 27 at Nashville, TN’s legendary Ryman Auditorium. Gillian Welch, John Paul Jones, Willie Watson and Paul Kowert will join Dave Rawlings for an evening of distinctive picking, high lonesome songs and many other high caliber acoustic entertainments.

All tour dates (save Telluride) are on sale Friday, March 21, at 10am local time. Complete tour dates are below.


photo: Andy Tennille.

Wed 6/18 – Boulder, CO – Boulder TheaterON SALE NOW

Fri 6/20 – Telluride, CO – Telluride Bluegrass Festival – SOLD OUT

Tue 6/24 – Kansas City, MO – Uptown TheaterON SALE NOW

Wed 6/25 – St. Louis, MO – The SheldonON SALE NOW

Thu 6/26 – Louisville, KY – Brown TheatreON SALE NOW

Fri 6/27 – Nashville, TN – Ryman AuditoriumON SALE NOW

Keyboardist for Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers and renowned sideman Benmont Tench is coming out with his first solo album, You Should Be So Lucky on February 18th. The first single from that record, “Blonde Girl, Blue Dress,” features Gill and Dave on vocals, Tom Petty on bass, and Ringo Starr on tambourine. You can hear the track on RollingStone.com or by clicking below.