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A few tour dates from Wilco frontman Jeff Tweedy have dribbled out over the past few months, including a headlining slot at Taste Of Chicago. Today, Tweedy announced a full-scale tour—and the existence of a new backing band that includes his 18-year-old son, Spencer, on drums. The band is rounded out by guitarist Jim Elkington (The Zincs, Eleventh Dream Day), bassist Darin Gray (Dazzling Killmen, a whole bunch of experimental stuff), and keyboard player Liam Cunningham. The summer tour will be “loosely staged in two parts,” with the band performing on songs from Tweedy’s long rumored and just now officially confirmed solo album (no release date, no title), and Tweedy performing songs from his vast catalog solo-acoustic. Tour dates and a beautiful solo “ELT” are below.

June 5 Masonic Temple Detroit, MI

June 6 Three Rivers Arts Festival Pittsburgh, PA

June 7 Mountain Jam Hunter Mtn, NY

June 9 Meyerhoff Symphony Hall Baltimore, MD

June 10 Lincoln Theatre Washington, D.C.

June 11 The Brown Theatre on Broadway Louisville, KY

June 16 The Pabst Theater Milwaukee, WI

June 17 Missouri Theatre Columbia, MO

June 18 Cain’s Ballroom Tulsa, OK

June 21 Texas Union Ballroom Austin, TX

June 22 Majestic Theatre Dallas, TX

June 24 Ryman Auditorium Nashville, TN

July 4 Ottawa Bluesfest Ottawa, ON

July 6 Toronto Urban Roots Fest Toronto, ON

July 12 Taste Of Chicago Chicago, IL

July 27 Newport Folk Festival Newport, RI

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