Andrew Bird Releasing Hands of Glory This Fall

08/23/2012
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Mom + Pop Music have set an October 30th release date for Hands of Glory, a companion piece to Andrew Bird's full-length record Break It Yourself.

The new record is the product of a pair of recording sessions prompted by the overwhelming response to Bird's "old-time" sets on recent tours. Reinterpreting songs from Break It Yourself and featuring covers of classic country tunes, these "old-time" performances find Bird and his full band playing to a single microphone with an entirely acoustic setup. Drawing inspiration from these sets, Hands of Glory features a brand new original track, new interpretations of songs from Break It Yourself and covers of the Carter Family, the Handsome Family, Alpha Consumer and others.

Bird is set to continue his North American tour dates, highlighted by a performance at Austin City Limits, throughout the fall.

September 26 Overture Hall Madison, WI*
September 27 Midpoint Music Festival Cincinnati, OH*
September 29 Singletary Center Lexington, KY*
September 30 Murat Theatre Indianapolis, IN*
October 1 Orange Peel Asheville, NC*
October 2 Neighborhood Theatre Charlotte, NC*
October 4 Tennessee Theater Knoxville, TN*
October 5 Georgia Theater Athens, GA*
October 6 Charleston Music Hall Charleston, SC*
October 8 Fillmore at the Jackie Gleason Theater Miami Beach, FL*
October 9 Ferguson Hall at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts Tampa, FL*
October 10 House of Blues Orlando, FL*
October 12 House of Blues Houston, TX*
October 13 Austin City Limits Festival Austin, TX

* with Here We Go Magic

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