Jeff Austin Tours, Tweets

The Jeff Austin Band adds shows ranging from March to July.  What’s more, the former Yonder Mountain String Band mandolinist/singer will talk about his new album tonight on Twitter.

Austin’s Twitter conversation begins at 9 p.m. Pacific Time Monday and comes on the eve of his new album landing in stores.  Available Feb. 10, The Simple Truth marks the Jeff Austin Band’s Yep Rock Records debut and includes guest appearances by North Mississippi Allstars’ Cody Dickinson, Umphrey’s McGee’s Brendan Bayliss, Infamous Stringdusters’ Andy Hall, and Trey Anastasio Band’s Jenn Hartswick.  The long player also includes the songwriting talents of Sarah Siskind, Benny Galloway and Todd Snider.

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The upcoming adventure includes a few stops where the Jeff Austin Band appears with the Travelin’ McCourys featuring Bill Nershi.  Austin’s camp is referring to those shows as “The Road To DelFest” mini tour.

Here are the dates:

Feb. 10 – Kansas City, Mo., Knuckleheads
Feb. 11 – Springfield, Ill., Donnie’s Homespun
Feb. 12 – Covington, Ky., Madison Theater
Feb. 13 – Chicago, Ill., Thalia Hall ()
Feb. 14 – Columbus, Ohio, Park Street Saloon
Feb. 15 – Louisville, Ky., The New Vintage
Feb. 18 – Bowling Green, Ky., The Warehouse
Feb. 19 – Memphis, Tenn., 1884 Lounge
Feb. 20 – Fayetteville, Ark., George’s Majestic Lounge
Feb. 21 – Tulsa, Okla., The Shrine
Feb. 22 – Avon, Colo., Nottingham Park ()
March 4 – Brooklyn, N.Y., Brooklyn Bowl (with The Travelin’ McCourys)
March 5 – Ardmore, Pa., The Ardmore Music Hall  (with The Travelin’ McCourys)
March 6 – Washington, D.C., 9:30 Club  (with The Travelin’ McCourys)
March 7 – Charlottesville, Va., Jefferson Theater  (with The Travelin’ McCourys)
March 8 – Charleston, W.Va., Cultural Center Theater
March 21 – Live Oak, Fla., Spirit Of The Suwannee Music Park ()
March 22 – Live Oak, Fla., Spirit Of The Suwannee Music Park ()
April 18 – Driftwood, Texas, Salt Lick Pavilion ()
April 23 – Salt Lake City, Utah, The State Room (with T Sisters)
April 24 – Crystal Bay, Nev., Crystal Bay Club Casino (with T Sisters)
April 25 – San Francisco, Calif., Great American Music Hall (with T Sisters)
April 26 – Auburn, Calif., Auburn Event Center
April 29 – Eugene, Ore., WOW Hall
April 30 – Bend, Ore., Domino Room
May 1 – Portland, Ore., Wonder Ballroom
May 2 – Seattle, Wash., The Neptune
May 22 – Thornville, Ohio, Legend Valley ()
May 23 – Cumberland, Md., Allegany County Fairgrounds ()
May 24 – Cumberland, Md., Allegany County Fairgrounds ()
June 12 – Eau Claire, Wis., Whispering Pines Campground ()
June 13 – Ontario, Calif., Cucamonga-Guasti Regional Park ()
June 26 – Idaho Springs, Colo., Shelly/Quinn Baseball Fields ()
June 27 – Idaho Springs, Colo., Shelly/Quinn Baseball Fields ()
July 23 – Floyd, Va., FloydFest ()

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