Kevin Devine celebrating ‘Brother’s Blood’ 10th anniversary w/ East Coast shows
Kevin Devine‘s fifth album, Brother’s Blood, turned 10 this year and he’ll be celebrating the anniversary with three Northeast shows: Boston’s Brighton Music Hall on December 13, Philadelphia’s Underground Arts on December 14 and NYC’s Bowery Ballroom on December 20. He’ll be backed by The Goddamn Band an is promising “special guests” TBA. Says Kevin:
I’m fortunate in a peculiar way to have no obvious consensus record, or a particular moment where I was properly thrown up in the air; the arc has been less jagged than that, more stubborn and gradual, for better and for worse. Each album has its adherent camp, some bigger, some smaller, with some welcome fluctuation over time.
It is probably true, though, that the largest and most settled congregation exists around Brother’s Blood, and, even if I’m specifically poorly suited to pick favorites or interact with my music in the same manner as you, I understand why.
I firmly believe that my career as it is presently constituted largely exists as a result of the writing, making, and touring of Brother’s Blood. It was a clear pivot that also manages to still feel fully vital and current to me.
Tickets for all three shows are on artist presale now and go on sale to the general public on Thursday, August 8 at noon. Listen to Brother’s Blood below.
Kevin is also one-third of Bad Books, along with Manchester Orchestra’s Andy Hull and Robert McDowell, who released their third album back in June and toured as well. Kevin’s only other upcoming date is as part of the Annual General Mayhem festival on August 24 at Brewdog USA in Canal Winchester, OH that also features Manchester Orchestra, Caamp, Waxahatchee, Diet Cig, Yowler, Van Dale, Souther, Counterfeit Madison & Parker Louis.