Marcus Mumford has announced a fall tour – his first as a solo artist outside of Mumford and Sons – that will take him to 31 cities across North America over two months, starting September 19 in Boulder and ending November 10 in Toronto .
Tour dates primarily consist of performances at historic theaters such as New York’s Beacon (November 7), Los Angeles’ Wiltern (September 30), Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium (October 30), Chicago’s Theater (October 24) and Seattle’s Paramount (Sept. 26), as well as some big club dates like Tulsa’s Cain’s Ballroom (October 17). He will also take part in two festivals: one of his first stops will be the iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas (September 24), followed by the Austin City Limits Festival (October 9).
Danielle Ponder will open for the first half of the tour, September 19 – October 14, and the A’s will open for the second half, October 17 – November 10 (see full schedule below).
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Although he’s not officially part of the tour, some fans will get a glimpse of his solo music in a one-of-a-kind show this weekend as he hosts a special “Marcus Mumford and Friends” concert at the Jane Pickens Theatre. from Newport, RI, on Saturday night, an “after-show” organized in conjunction with the Newport Philanthropy Festival.
For regular tour dates, a pre-sale to fan club members will begin on Tuesday at 10am local time, followed by a general sale on July 29 at 10am local time.
The tour is in support of his upcoming debut solo album, “(Self-titled)”, which is out September 16th on Capitol. The collection was made by Blake Mills and features guest musicians Brandi Carlile, Clairo and Phoebe Bridgers.
A single, “Cannibal,” has already been released, and a one-shot smartphone music video directed by Steven Spielberg (the first filmmaker) premiered this week. Watch that video here. The singer-songwriter debuted another track from the video, which he co-wrote with Carlile, at his LA Greek concerts in June; check out that performance here.