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Amanda Shires touring around Newport Folk Fest

Amanda Shires
photo by Brett Warren

Amanda Shires is one of the many great artists playing Newport Folk Festival 2018 (along with her husband/collaborator Jason Isbell, plus Bermuda Triangle, Bedouine, Colter Wall, Courtney Barnett, Moses Sumney, Phoebe Bridgers, Sturgill Simpson, The Weather Station, Tyler Childers, and more), and she has a handful of newly-added tour dates happening around that time.

Amanda’s tour includes two NYC shows: July 29 at Rough Trade and July 31 at Bowery Ballroom. Tickets for Rough Trade and Bowery go on sale Friday (4/14) at 11 AM and noon, respectively, with a Citi presale for Bowery starting Tuesday (4/17) at 10 AM.

Amanda also has two Texas gigs with the legendary John Prine, and a Red Rocks show with Jason Isbell and Aimee Mann. All dates are listed below.

In other recent news, Amanda Shires contributed to a new live session by Blackberry Smoke for their new song “Let Me Down Easy,” which also features Amanda on the album version. You can watch that video below. Amanda has also teased a new album and says she has new music “coming summer 2018.” Stay tuned!

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Amanda Shires — 2018 Tour Dates
APR 19 Allen Theatre @ Texas Tech University Lubbock, TX
APR 26 The Lyric Theatre Birmingham, AL
APR 27 Tennessee Theatre Knoxville, TN
MAY 04 Sevier Park Nashville, TN
MAY 25 CMA Theatre – Country Music Hall of Fame Nashville, TN
MAY 27 Bailey Park Winston-Salem, NC
JUN 22 The Lyric Oxford Oxford, MS
JUN 24 Duling Hall Jackson, MS
JUN 29 Winspear Opera House Dallas, TX w/ John Prine
JUN 30 Bass Concert Hall Austin, TX w/ John Prine
JUL 12 Harvester Performance Center Rocky Mount, VA
JUL 13 First Ward Park Charlotte, NC w/ Becca Mancari
JUL 14 Master Musicians Festival Somerset, KY
JUL 24 Rex Theater Pittsburgh, PA
JUL 25 Lewis A. Swyer Theatre at the Egg Albany, NY
JUL 27 Newport Folk Festival Newport, RI
JUL 29 Rough Trade Brooklyn, NY
JUL 31 The Bowery Ballroom New York, NY
AUG 01 Rams Head Annapolis, MD
AUG 02 The Birchmere Alexandria, VA
AUG 07 Cat’s Cradle Carrboro, NC
AUG 10 Variety Playhouse Atlanta, GA
AUG 24 Alberta Rose Theatre Portland, OR
AUG 26 Triple Door Seattle, WA
SEP 03 Red Rocks Amphitheatre Morrison, CO w/ Jason Isbell, Aimee Mann

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