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The Wood Brothers Release Live Album, Announce Tour Dates

The Wood Brothers: Live At The BarnThe Wood Brothers are back with a new live album and tour for 2017. The trio of guitarist Oliver Wood, bassist Chris Wood, and drummer Jano Rix have just released Live At The Barn, which sees the band performing at a beautiful and bittersweet venue.

Late drummer/vocalist Levon Helm regularly featured the Wood Brothers at his barn in Woodstock, New York for his Midnight Ramble sessions. The new album was the first performance for the band at the barn since Helm’s passing.

“We’re huge fans of Levon’s and count him as a big influence,” Oliver explains. “Since we actually got to know him, his influence was more than musical—it was personal. He was one of those unique and powerful personalities, and I’ll always remember how gracious he was. We also got to know Levon’s daughter Amy quite well and have had great tours and collaborations with her. She’s a beautiful soul just like her dad, and we have fond memories of playing with both of them in that barn.” The trio is in rare form, bringing serious thunder in the final track, “Ophelia,” which Helm made famous with The Band.

Their tour will kick off February 2nd in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania before snaking up and down the East Coast, heading to the West Coast, and wrapping up back on the East. The final date on their tour is April 8th in Savannah, Georgia for the Savannah Music Festival.

Live at the Barn is available as a digital download via iTunes and Amazon MP3.

Live At The Barn Track List:

  1. Mary Anna
  2. I Got Loaded
  3. Tried & Tempted
  4. Trouble In Mind
  5. Who The Devil
  6. Wastin’ My Mind
  7. Postcards From Hell
  8. Honey Jar
  9. Ophelia

The Wood Brothers 2017 Tour Dates:

DateLocationVenue
Feb 2Philadelphia, PAUnion Transfer
Feb 3Albany, NYMassry Center for the Arts (Sold Out)
Feb 4Portland, MEState Theatre
Feb 6South Burlington, VTHigher Ground Ballroom
Feb 8Somerville, MASomerville Theatre
Feb 9Somerville, MASomerville Theatre
Feb 10New York, NYWebster Hall
Feb 11Washington, DC9:30 Club
Feb 12Rocky Mount, VAHarvester Performance Center
Feb 13Durham, NCCarolina Theatre
Feb 14Charlotte, NCNeighborhood Theatre
Mar 2San Diego, CAThe Observatory North Park
Mar 3West Hollywood, CATroubadour
Mar 5Santa Cruz, CARio Theatre
Mar 7San Francisco, CAThe Fillmore
Mar 8Chico, CASierra Nevada Brewing Company
Mar 9Eugene, ORMcDonald Theater
Mar 10Portland, ORCrystal Ballroom
Mar 11Seattle, WAThe Moore Theatre
Mar 12Vancouver, BCThe Imperial
Apr 7Charleston, SCCharleston Music Hall
Apr 8Savannah, GASavannah Music Festival

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