Andrew Bird announces 2014 tour dates

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New release due out June 3rd

Andrew Bird has announced a summer tour in support of his upcoming release, Things are Really Great Here, Sort Of…, a collection of songs he covered and recorded originally written by The Handsome Family. Everything kicks off in Brooklyn in June and ends at the Hollywood Bowl on September 21st.

Andrew Bird will embark on a North American tour this summer with his band Hands of Glory (Tift Merritt, Alan Hampton (bass), Eric Heywood, (pedal steel) Kevin O’Donnell (drums)) including dates at Summerstage, Telluride, and Bonnaroo. The tour begins June 6th with a special live appearance on Studio 360 at the Brooklyn Academy of Music and two intimate shows at Rough Trade NYC on June 7. Tickets for Rough Trade go on-sale Friday, May 16 at 12 p.m. EST. The tour will celebrate the release of Bird’s collection of The Handsome Family covers, Things are Really Great Here, Sort Of… out June 3. The album is available for pre-order here.

Andrew Bird 2014 Tour Dates

June 6 Studio 360 WNYC Radio Love Fest at BAM Harvey Theater Brooklyn, NY
June 7 Rough Trade Brooklyn, NY
June 8 Lincoln Theatre Washington, DC
June 9 Lincoln Theatre Washington, DC
June 10 Cat’s Cradle Carrboro, NC
June 12 Orange Peel Asheville, TN
June 13 Bonnaroo Manchester, TN
June 15 Cain’s Ballroom Tulsa, OK
June 16 The Paramount Theater Austin, TX
June 20 Chautauqua Boulder, CO
June 21 Telluride Telluride, CO
July 2 Power Center Ann Arbor, MI
July 4 Toronto Urban Roots Fest Toronto, ON
July 5 Ottawa Blues Fest Ottawa, ON
July 6 Jazz Fest Montreal, QC
July 8 Summerstage New York, NY
July 10 Spaulding Auditorium at the Hopkins Center Hanover, NH
July 11 The Klein Bridgeport, CT
July 12 Lowell Summer Music Series Lowell, MA
July 18 Vancouver Folk Fest Vancouver, BC
July 24 Calgary Folk Fest Calgary, AB
July 26 Interstellar Rodeo Edmonton, AB
August 1 Henry Miller Library Big Sur, CA
August 2 Mountain Winery Saratoga, CA
August 3 Sigmund Stern Grove San Francisco, CA
September 19 Humphrey’s San Diego, CA
September 21 Hollywood Bowl Los Angeles, CA