Next week, on October 30th, Andrew Bird will release Hands of Glory, the companion piece for this year Break It Yourself. Head over to the Guardian’s website or check out the player below to stream the whole thing, which includes reworking of original album tracks and covers of songs by The Handsome Family.
Bird is also set to go out on a tour of South America next February, though he hasn’t quite decided where he will be playing yet. That decision lies in the hands of the fans who can vote for their town to be one of his stop-off points. Should their bid be successful, the money they pledge is turned into a ticket. Read more about his Songkick campaign here. Along with this Bird will also perform a few solo gigs in his “Gezelligheid” style, where he uses his trademark Victrola horn amps to create new, engrossing soundscapes. Stream the album and check out the dates below.
Andrew Bird Tour Dates:
11-08 London, England – Roundhouse
11-10 Lisbon, Portugal – Aula Magna
11-11 Cartagena, Spain – Cartagena Jazz Festival
11-12 Barcelona, Spain – Sala Apolo
11-14 Milan, Italy – Magazzini Generali
11-16 Enschede, Netherlands – Crossing Border Festival – Wilmink Theatre
11-17 The Hague, Netherlands – Crossing Border Festival – The Royal
11-19 Copenhagen, Denmark – Amager Bio
12-10-11 New York, NY – Riverside Church !
12-17 Minneapolis, MN – State Theater
12-19-21 Chicago, IL – Fourth Presbyterian Church !
02-17-18 TBA Latin America
! Gezelligheid performances