Iron And Wine extend North American tour

Sam Beam and co. head back out in June

Iron & Wine have added a string of dates to their tour of the US and Canada, which will see the jaunt resume momentum in June.

The outing will support the release of 2007’s ‘The Shepherd’s Dog’ and will see main man Sam Beam and eight other musicians hit the US after an overseas tour.

Beam tours with several well-known musicians, including members of Calexico, Califone, The Sea And Cake and former Wilco keyboard player Leroy Bach.

They will play:

New Orleans, LA House of Blues (April 9)

Tallahassee, FL The Moon @ Florida State University (10)

Orlando, FL Plaza Theater (11)

Fort Lauderdale, FL – Revolution (12)

Jacksonville, FL – Freebird (13)

Atlanta, GA Variety Playhouse (14)

Chapel Hill, NC Memorial Hall @ UNC (15)

Richmond, VA The National (16)

Greenburg, PA Palace Theater (17)

Kalamazoo, MI State Theater (18)

Grand Rapids, MI Calvin College (19)

Louisville, KY Headliner’s (20)

Chicago, IL Vic Theatre (21,22)

Minneapolis, MN First Avenue (June 11)

Davenport, IA Capitol Theater (12)

St. Louis, MO Pageant Theater (13)

Manchester, TN Bonnaroo Festival (14)

Columbus, OH Newport Music Hall (15)

By our New York staff.

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