JASON BOESEL CONFIRMS FIRST U.S. TOUR W/ DAWES, Daytrotter Premieres Two New Songs, Pre-Order Available

Jason Boesel has confirmed his first solo U.S. tour in support of his debut album ‘Hustler’s Son’- out January 12 on Team Love Records. Though he’s known for his trenchant drumming work with indie heavyweights Rilo Kiley and Conor Oberst, this tour finds Boesel trading in sticks for guitar and taking lead as frontman. Folk-rock group Dawes will join him onstage as his back-up band on all the dates. The tour kicks off February 5 in Boesel’s home state – California – and will take him cross-country to New York City and back, supporting the co-bill of Dawes and Cory Chisel And the Wandering Sons.

This morning, Daytrotter posted three unplugged versions of songs from ‘Hustler’s Son’ (two of which are premieres). Boesel, accompanied by Blake Mills on lead guitar, starts the set with “French Kissing,” a song he described to Daytrotter as a “discombobulated love jam,” followed by the eerie album opener “Black Waves.” Boesel finishes with a solo performance of “New World Mama,”

Listen to these songs and read the story of the Daytrotter session here:

Pre-order the album on Team Love Records’ webstore:

Jason Boesel 2010 U.S. Tour Dates:
02-05 Santa Cruz, CA – The Crepe Place
02-08 Portland, OR – Mississippi Studios
02-09 Seattle, WA – Tractor Tavern
02-12 Minneapolis, MN – The Triple Rock Social Club
02-13 Madison, WI – Der Rathskeller, University of Wisconsin
02-14 Milwaukee, WI – Turner Hall Ballroom
02-15 Rock Island, IL – Daytrotter Presents at Rock Island Brewing Company
02-16 Chicago, IL – Double Door
02-17 Columbus, OH – Rumba Café
02-19 New York, NY – Bowery Ballroom
02-20 Allston, MA – Great Scott
02-23 Arlington, VA – IOTA Club and Café
02-24 Philadelphia, PA – Johnny Brenda’s
02-25 Charlottesville, VA – The Southern
02-26 Louisville, KY – Zanzabar
02-27 Nashville, TN – Mercy Lounge
02-28 Atlanta, GA – Eddie’s Attic
03-02 Little Rock, AR – Sticky Fingerz Chicken Shack
03-03 Oklahoma City, OK – The Conservatory
03-04 Dallas, TX – The Cavern
03-05 Houston, TX – Rudyard’s
03-06 Austin, TX – Emo’s
03-09 Phoenix, AZ – The Rhythm Room
03-10 San Diego, CA – The Loft at UCSD
03-11 Los Angeles, CA – Troubadour

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