The Avett Brothers @ Jam on the River 2008 (more by Kyle Dean Reinford)
The Avett Brothers

To our dearest fans,

Since we first performed as The Avett Brothers, we have been fortunate enough to find and build a genuine and mutual respect with those who care to listen. It is this kind exchange that champions our music, and allows us the forum to continue on our path, with this work, this art. We believe this to be an appropriate time for a brief update, as we would like for you all to know of the most noteworthy of present developments.

We have recently begun working on a new full length album with Rick Rubin. The recording process has been,and will no doubt continue to be,an experience defined by heightened levels of commitment and conviction. It is our distinct pleasure and honor to be in such fine company as we build and bring this most current chapter of songs to fruition.

With this union has come another, as we have just completed and signed an agreement with American/Columbia Records,the label with whom we will proudly release our next record. It is our sincere hope, in regard to this news,that our ongoing relationship with Ramseur Records is understood. There have been, and will be no hard feelings or abandon-based resentment from either party involved. The Avett and Ramseur camps remain strongly and truthfully connected, both personally and professionally. There has been no change in these matters through this momentous transition.

For all of you who have gone to such great lengths to show your appreciation, we continue in our most sincere efforts to return the sentiment. The music would go nowhere without you. Our hearts and our minds are on the recording of this next album, and we look forward with great anticipation to sharing it with you all. Until then, thank you as always, and we will see you somewhere on that open road...

The Avett Brothers
July, 2008

The Avett Brothers are playing a free show at Rockefeller Park in NYC this Wednesday July 9th. Some videos and all tour dates below....

The Avett Brothers - Talk On Indolence

The Avett Brothers - Die Die Die

The Avett Brothers - 2008 Tour Dates
Jul 9 - River to River Festival New York, New York
Jul 10 - Bottle & Cork Dewey Beach, Delaware
Jul 11 - All Good Festival Masontown, West Virginia
Jul 12 - Paramount Center For The Arts - SOLD OUT! Bristol, Tennessee
Jul 18 - Master Musicians Festival Somerset, Kentucky
Jul 26 - Koka Booth Amphitheatre Cary, North Carolina
Jul 27 - FloydFest Floyd, Virginia
Jul 29 - Higher Ground Burlington, Vermont
Jul 31 - Outerland Edgartown, Massachusetts
Aug 1 - Shangri-La Music Festival Blue Hill, Maine
Aug 2 - Pearl Street Northampton, Massachusetts
Aug 3 - Newport Folk Festival Newport, Rhode Island
Aug 17 - Jackson Hole Music Festival Jackson Hole, Wyoming
Aug 19 - Strings Music Pavilion Steamboat Springs, Colorado
Aug 20 - The Depot Salt Lake City, Utah
Aug 22 - Big Easy Concert House Boise, Idaho
Aug 23 - Secret House Vineyards Veneta, Oregon
Aug 24 - Oregon Zoo Amphitheatre Portland, Oregon
Aug 27 - Woodland Park Zoo Seattle, Washington
Aug 28 - Britt Festival Jacksonville, Oregon
Aug 30 - Strawberry Music Festival Camp Mather, California
Sep 5 - Delta Fair & Music Festival Memphis, Tennessee
Sep 6 - Copper Dragon Carbondale, Illinois
Sep 7 - The Canopy Club Urbana, Illinois
Sep 10 - Cain's Ballroom Tulsa, Oklahoma
Sep 11 - Granada Theater Dallas, Texas
Sep 12 - Mulberry Mountain Harvest Music Festival Ozark, Arkansas
Sep 14 - Monolith Festival Morrison, Colorado
Sep 19 - Jefferson Center - Shaftman Performance Hall Roanoke, Virginia
Sep 20 - Charlottesville Pavilion Charlottesville, Virginia
Sep 21 - Pier Six Pavilion - with the Drive By Truckers Baltimore, Maryland
Sep 25 - The Jupiter Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Sep 26 - War Memorial Auditorium Nashville, Tennessee
Sep 27 - Coyote's Music & Dance Hall Louisville, Kentucky
Oct 2 - Georgia Theatre Athens, Georgia
Oct 3 - Georgia Theatre Athens, Georgia

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