The band will be supporting a new album, The Search, due March 6. It’s the group’s second release since frontman Jay Farrar recruited an entirely new lineup in 2004.
The 35-date tour will begin March 26 at The Nightlight in Bellingham, Wash. The itinerary winds around the country for nearly two months, covering clubs and theatres including Chicago’s Vic Theatre and Irving Plaza in NYC. They’ll finish May 19 with a Boys and Girls Club benefit in Raleigh, N.C.
After a lengthy hiatus, Son Volt released Okemah and the Melody of Riot in 2005, touring extensively through summer of last year.