World-class whistler Andrew Bird is preparing to strike out on a month-long tour in support of his highly-anticipated record, Noble Beast, out January 27 via Fat Possum. The tour will kick off January 28 at New York City's legendary Carnegie Hall and will hit major cities in the U.S. before concluding in Omaha, NE, February 27.
Swedish twee-pop singer/songwriter Loney, Dear, a.k.a. Emil Svanängen, will open most dates, while avant-pop experimentalist/frequent Bird collaborator Dosh will open just the Carnegie Hall show. Can't wait 'til 2009 to hear the new tunes?Feast your eyes and ears on video of Bird performing tracks from Noble Beast below.
"Fitz and the Dizzyspells"
Andrew Bird tour dates
1/28, New York, NY (Carnegie Hall)@
1/30, Boston, MA (Orpheum Theatre)#
2/3, Washington, DC (9:30 Club)#
2/4, Atlanta, GA (Variety Playhouse)#
2/6, Orlando, FL (The Plaza Theatre)#
2/7, New Orleans, LA (House of Blues)#
2/12, Austin, TX (Paramount Theater)#
2/13, Albuquerque, NM (El Rey)#
2/14, Tuscon, AZ (Rialto Theater)#
2/18, Los Angeles, CA (Orpheum Theatre)#
2/19, San Francisco, CA (The Fillmore)#
2/20, San Francisco, CA (The Fillmore)#
2/21, Portland, OR (Roseland Theater)#
2/23, Seattle, WA (The Moore Theater)#
2/24, Boise, ID (The Knitting Factory)#
2/25, Murray, UT (The Murray Theater)#
2/26, Denver, CO (Ogden Theater)#
2/27, Omaha, NE (Slowdown)#
(@ w/ Dosh)
(# w/ Loney, Dear)