Brendan Benson Hits Old, Familiar Road for U.S. Tour

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Brendan Benson has announced a U.S. tour in support of his upcoming album My Old, Familiar Friend. The album will be The Raconteurs axe-man's fourth solo release and will hit stores Aug. 18.

The tour kicks off Aug. 17 at New York's Bowery Ballroom and will end Sept. 12 in Los Angeles. Benson will also be the musical guest for The Late Show With David Letterman on Aug. 21 playing the first single off the new album, "A Whole Lot Better."

My Old, Familiar Friend was recorded in Nashville and London and was produced by Gil Norton (Pixies, Foo Fighters) and was mixed by Dave Sardy (The Rolling Stones, Oasis).

Dates:

August

17 - New York, N.Y. @ Bowery Ballroom
20 - Chicago, Ill. @ Schuba’s
22 - Ann Arbor, Mich. @ Blind Pig

September
10 - San Francisco, Calif. @ Great American Music Hall
11 - San Diego, Calif. @ Belly Up
12 - Los Angeles, Calif. @ Troubadour

Related links:

News: The Raconteurs talk Nashville
Review: The Mood Elevator - Married Alive
Brendan Benson on MySpace

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