Dawes Announce Seven Inch With Conor Oberst

Dawes Announce Record Store Day Split With Conor Oberst. Dawes will also back up Conor Oberst on a tour of U.S. dates, starting May 8th Saxapahaw, NC.

Los Angeles-based rock band Dawes have announced that they will release a limited edition seven-inch for Record Store Day (Saturday, April 19). This exclusive split will feature Dawes covering the Bright Eyes song “Easy/Lucky/Free” and Conor Oberst covering Dawes’ “Million Dollar Bill.” More information on the release can be found via Record Store Day’s official website, http://recordstoreday.com.

Dawes will be appearing on Oberst’s spring tour as “Special Guests” – both opening the shows and acting as Oberst’s band for the tour. The run will begin in Saxapahaw, NC at the Haw River Ballroom on Thursday, May 8 and take in 22 evenings across the U.S. and culminate in a performance at Buster’s in Lexington, KY on Saturday, June 7.

To make Stories Don’t End,  the four members of Dawes – Taylor Goldsmith (lead vocals, guitar),Wylie Gelber (bass), Tay Strathairn (keys, vocals), Griffin Goldsmith (drums, vocals) – traveled to the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina and worked with producer Jacquire King (Tom Waits, Kings of Leon, Norah Jones).

Dawes will be making the following appearances this Spring with Conor Oberst. Tour dates below.

MAY
08 – Saxapahaw, NC – Haw River Ballroom *
09 – Asheville, NC – Orange Peel *
10 – Atlanta, GA – Shaky Knees Festival
11 – Charleston, SC – Charleston Music Hall *
13 – Ponte Vedra, FL – Ponte Vedra Concert Hall *
14 – Orlando, FL – The Beacham *
17 – Chattanooga, TN – Track 29 *
22 – Westbury, NY – The Space at Westbury *
23 – Washington, DC – 9:30 Club *
24 – Washington, DC – 9:30 Club *
25 – Munhall, PA – Carnegie Library Music Hall of Homestead *
27 – Cincinnati, OH – Taft Theatre *
29 – Chicago, IL – Metro *
30 – Chicago, IL – Metro *
31 – Milwaukee, WI – Pabst Theatre *

JUNE
01 – Minneapolis, MN – First Avenue *
02 – Minneapolis, MN – First Avenue *
04 – Omaha, NE – Sokol Auditorium *
05 – Columbia, MO – Blue Note *
06 – Nashville, TN – Ryman Auditorium *
07 – Lexington, KY – Buster’s *

JULY
29 – New York, NY – Central Park SummerStage

* = w/ Conor Oberst

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