The Civil Wars have announced a series of select North American shows with chart topping singer Adele this spring in addition to their previously announces dates which stretch into early summer.
The Civil Wars are touring in support of their debut album, Barton Hollow, which debuted at #12 on the Billboard 200 and #1 on iTunes' overall Albums chart earlier this year (Sensibility Music).
Additionally, the band is currently a VH1 "You Oughta Know" artist to watch, while their music video "Barton Hollow" is currently #13 on VH1's "Top 20 Countdown." Moreover, on May 6, the duo will return for a second performance on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.
Barton Hollow was recorded in Nashville and was produced by Grammy-award winning producer Charlie Peacock. The 12-track album comes on the heels of a breakout year for the duo, whose remarkably successful live album has been downloaded over 140,000 times. Additionally, their 2009 four song EP, Poison & Wine, debuted at #4 on the iTunes Singer/Songwriter Top Albums chart. The EP's title track and first single was played in full on "Grey's Anatomy" and its accompanying music video has been viewed over 760,000 times on YouTube.
THE CIVIL WARS TOUR DATES
May 3 Asheville, NC The Grey Eagle
May 4 Nashville, TN Music City Roots at The Loveless Barn
May 12 Washington, DC 9:30 Club*
May 13 Philadelphia, PA Electric Factory*
May 15 Boston, MA House of Blues*
May 16 Montreal, QC Olympia Theatre*
May 18 Toronto, ON Air Canada Centre*
May 19 New York, NY Beacon Theatre*
May 31 London, UK Queen Elizabeth Hall
June 2 London, UK The Slaughtered Lamb
June 12 San Diego, CA Anthology
June 13 & 14 Los Angeles, CA Largo at The Coronet
June 17 Santa Cruz, CA The Rio
June 18 San Francisco, CA Great American Music Hall
June 21 Portland, OR Aladdin Theatre
June 22 & 23 Seattle, WA The Triple Door
June 24 Vancouver, BC The Rio Theatre
June 25 Spokane, WA The A Club
June 27 Boise, ID The Egyptian Theatre
June 28 Salt Lake City, UT The State Room
June 29 Boulder, CO The Fox Theater
June 30 Kansas City, KS Crosstown Station
July 1 Indianapolis, IN Earth House
July 25 Florence, AL Shoals Theatre
July 31 Newport, RI 2011 Newport Folk Festival
supporting James Vincent McMorrow