Dawes To Support Bob Dylan On Upcoming U.S. Tour Dates

LA rock quartet Dawes are excited to announce their upcoming tour supporting the legendary Bob Dylan. Beginning immediately after the band’s recently announced two-week tour of independent record stores across the U.S., the Bob Dylan support tour will begin on Friday, April 5 at Alumni Arena in Buffalo, NY. Dawes will be traveling the country performing songs off their forthcoming full-length album, the Jacquire King (Tom Waits, Kings of Leon, Norah Jones)-produced, Stories Don’t End.

Being released on April 9, Stories Don’t End is Dawes’ first release on their own label, HUB Records. The album’s first single, “From A Window Seat,” recently premiered on RollingStone.com and will also be performed on Jimmy Kimmel Live on Thursday, May 16. Check out in-studio footage from the recording of the album along with an interview with the band via Paste Magazine online HERE.

Photo: Noah Abrams

While the city of Los Angeles has been both an inspiration and a home to the four members of Dawes – Taylor Goldsmith (lead vocals, guitar), Wylie Gelber (bass), Tay Strathairn (keyboard), Griffin Goldsmith (drums, vocals) – they found themselves traveling East last fall to record their third album in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina. The tracks they laid down at Asheville’s Echo Mountain Studio have yielded a 12-song disc of tremendous sonic and narrative clarity, book-ended in classic album fashion by two very different versions of the wistful “Just Beneath The Surface” – a misleading title, really, since the songs stacked in between dig so deep. Stories Don’t End is not so much a departure from the quartet’s previous efforts as a distillation of them. It spotlights the group’s maturing skills as arrangers, performers and interpreters who shape the raw material supplied by chief songwriter and lead vocalist Taylor Goldsmith into an artfully concise and increasingly soulful sound.

Dawes will be making the following appearances during March and April, which will include SXSW, their independent record store tour, and supporting Bob Dylan. Tour dates below.


11 – Austin, TX – The Parish – Rocket Fuel Party

12 – Austin, TX – Cedar Street Courtyard – DYN Music Meets Tech Party

13 – Austin, TX – The Stage on Sixth – Paste Magazine Party

13 – Austin, TX – Billy Reid Party

13 – Austin, TX – Moody Theatre

14 – Austin, TX – Antone’s – Pandora Discovery Den

15 – Austin, TX -The Mohawk – Ground Control Touring Showcase

16 – Austin, TX – Waterloo Records

16 – Austin, TX – San Jose Hotel – SXSan Jose

18 – Dallas, TX – Good Records

20 – Nashville, TN – Grimey’s

21 – Baltimore, MD – Sound Garden

27 – Portland, ME – Bull Moose

28 – Burlington, VT – Pure Pop

29 – Jay, VT – Foeger Ballroom at Jay Peak Resort


02 – Minneapolis, MN – Electric Fetus

05 – Buffalo, NY – SUNY Buffalo – Alumni Arena *

06 – Amherst, MA – University of Massachusetts – Mullins Center *

08 – Kingston, RI – University of Rhode Island – Ryan Center *

09 – Lowell, MA – University of Massachusetts – Tsongas Center *

10 – Lewiston, ME – Androscoggin Bank Colisée *

12 – Newark, DE – University of Delaware – Bob Carpenter Center *

13 – California, PA – California University – Convocation Center *

14 – Ithaca, NY – Cornell University – Barton Hall *

16 – Richmond, VA – Landmark Theatre *

18 – Bethlehem, PA – Lehigh University – Stabler Arena *

19 – Akron, OH – The University of Akron – EJ Thomas Hall *

20 – Kalamazoo, MI – Wings Stadium *

21 – Bowling Green, OH – Bowling Green State University – Stroh Center *

* = supporting Bob Dylan

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