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Jim James Tours New Solo Album

By February 1, 2013

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My Morning Jacket frontman Jim James is releasing his (really good) debut solo album, Regions of Light and Sound of God, on February 5.

And, with the album imminent, the hirsute rocker has lined up a bunch of North American liveshows —through April/May— in support of the record.

"I just feel really proud of it," James told me in a recent interview. "I gave it everything I could until it was done, and it had to go. Now I'm excited to tour it, and bring it to the world...

"Everything that someone makes —whether they're an artist or a musician or a painter or whatever— is totally going to fit into the one continuum, no matter how much it seems like it might be different. What you're effectively saying, when you make anything artistic, is: 'This was me, then. This is what I was, and where I was, in this period of my life.' Hopefully you're also saying: 'and this is the best I could do.'"

When You're Near:
February 18: Philadelphia, PA - Johnny Brenda's
February 19: Brooklyn, NY - Music Hall of Williamsburg
February 20: New York, NY - McKittrick Hotel
February 21: New York, NY - Carnegie Hall
April 17: Louisville, KY - Brown Theatre
April 19: Milwaukee, WI - The Pabst Theater
April 20: Chicago, IL - Vic Theatre
April 21: Minneapolis, MN - First Avenue
April 23: Columbus, OH - Newport Music Hall
April 24: Toronto, ON - Phoenix Concert Theatre
April 26: Boston, MA - Royale
April 27: Philadelphia, PA - Union Transfer
April 29: New York, NY - Webster Hall
April 30: Washington, DC - 9:30 Club
May 2: Nashville, TN - Cannery Ballroom
May 3: Asheville, NC - The Orange Peel
May 6: Austin, TX - Stubb's Waller Creek Amphitheatre
May 7: Dallas, TX - House of Blues
May 9: Denver, CO - Ogden Theatre
May 11: Los Angeles, CA - The Fonda Theatre
May 12: San Francisco, CA - The Fillmore
May 14: Portland, OR - Crystal Ballroom
May 15: Seattle, WA - Neptune

Photo © Neil Krug

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