Jakob Dylan extends tour
Tuesday, June 8, 2010
– Jakob Dylan will extend his current nation-wide tour into the summer with this band Jakob Dylan and Three Legs. The band, which will feature new member Nora O'Connor as well as veteran Kelly Hogan on vocals, will be back on the road starting June 19 in Morton, Ill. with dates running through July.
Dylan's US tour kicked off in April and is happening in support of his sophomore album "Women and Country." The album debuted at 12 on the Billboard Top 200 chart, marking his highest chart debut to date.
Recorded in Los Angeles, the CD reunites Dylan with producer T Bone Burnett (Robert Plant, Alison Krauss, Crazy Heart), who produced the Wallflowers' 1996 breakthrough album "Bringing Down the Horse." Dylan also was joined by Neko Case and Hogan on the release, providing back-up vocals on 8 of the 11 tracks. Case sang backing vocals earlier on the tour.
Tour dates are:
June 19 Morton, IL The Morton Arboretum
June 21 Portland, OR McMenamins Crystal Ballroom
June 22 Boise, ID Knitting Factory
June 23 Salt Lake City, UT The Depot
June 25 Denver, CO The Bluebird
June 26 Taos, NM Taos Solar Music Festival
June 27 Aspen, CO Belly Up
July 2 Oxford, ME Oxford County Fairgrounds
July 8 Atlantic City, NJ House Of Blues
July 9 Bearsville, NY The Bearsville Theatre
July 10 Pleasantville, NY Parkway Field
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