Andrew Bird Wings His Way Around U.S.

The multi-talented Andrew Bird is taking flight once more. This time he is promoting his Are You Serious album and will be bringing along Margo PriceGabriel Kahane and Sinkane.

Photo: John Davisson
Sasquatch! Music Festival, Gorge Amphitheatre, Quincy, Wash.

The tour includes 23 dates throughout the U.S. and features shows on both coasts. The first stop is Seattle, Wash. at  and the last performance will be on Oct. 15 in Providence, R.I. at the .

Before the fall tour, Bird has three shows coming up in Canada and the U.S. with John Grant. He will also perform at  in Shakopee, Minn. Sept. 17, and at  Sept. 30-Oct. 2.

The violinist/composer/singer has been bringing complex musicianship and songwriting to the masses since his days with swing band Squirrel Nut Zippers in the ’90s. He has performed his unique brand of indie-folk-pop in a broad spectrum of scenarios, from  to the children’s television program “Jack’s Big Music Show.”

The first leg of his Are You Serious tour raised over $25,000 with Everytown for Gun Safety, according to a press release.

Here are the dates where you can watch the Bird this fall, although some festivals haven’t announced which day Bird is playing, so the full range is listed. The supporting acts are shown next to the venue in parentheses:

Sept.2-4 — Seattle Wash., Bumbershoot
Sept. 3 — Missoula, Mont., The Wilma (Sinkane)
Sept. 5 — Papillion, NE, Sumtur Amphitheater (Sinkane)
Sept. 6 — Madison, Wis., Overture Hall (Gabriel Kahane)
Sept. 7 — Chicago, Ill., Jay Pritzker Pavilion (Margo Price)
Sept. 8-10 — Raleigh, N.C., Hopscotch Music Fest
Sept. 9 — Louisville, Ky., Iroquois Amphitheater (Sinkane)
Sept. 12 — Athens, Ga., Georgia Theatre (Gabriel Kahane)
Sept. 13 — Asheville, N.C., The Orange Peel (Gabriel Kahane)
Sept. 14 — Covington, Ky., Madison Theater (Gabriel Kahane)
Sept. 16 — Indianapolis, Ind., Murat Theatre (Gabriel Kahane)
Sept. 17 — Shakopee, Minn., Canterbury Park (Festival Palomino)
Sept. 30-Oct. 2 — Austin, Texas, Austin City Limits
Oct. 3 — New Orleans, La., The Civic Theatre (Sinkane)
Oct. 4 — Birmingham, Ala., Saturn (Sinkane)
Oct. 6 — Richmond, Va., The National
Oct. 7 — Baltimore, Md., Rams Head Live! (Sinkane)
Oct. 8 — Pittsburgh, Pa., Byham Theater (Sinkane)
Oct. 10 — South Burlington, Vt., Higher Ground – Ballroom (Sinkane)
Oct. 11 — Ithaca, N.Y., State Theatre (Sinkane)
Oct. 13 — Portland, Maine, State Theatre (Sinkane)
Oct. 14 — New Haven, Conn., College Street Music Hall (Sinkane)
Oct. 15 — Providence, R.I., Columbus Theater (Sinkane)

Tickets to these shows are on sale now and more information can be found at