My Morning Jacket
Bob Dylan's so-called Never Ending Tour rolls on, and the folk-rock icon has snapped up both Wilco and My Morning Jacket to open a six-week stretch of North American summer tour dates. The stacked triple bill hits the road June 26 in West Palm Beach, Fla., and the trek is scheduled through an Aug. 8 date in Mountain View, Calif. Check out the full itinerary below.
Dawes is one of those rare rock acts -- think Kings of Leon or Ray LaMontagne -- that glides effortlessly between popular music and a believably vintage-sounding aesthetic. Singer Taylor Goldsmith’s analog lead vocals may be unique for the ProTools-era listener, but his delivery is, unquestionably, a chip off of Jackson Browne’s old block. (Somewhat ironically, the band has backed Browne on tour). Which, in recent years, has left us scratching our heads. Does this band have an authenticity problem, or is this the sound of rock music’s Next Big Thing?
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My Morning Jacket frontman Jim James has announced plans to release his debut solo album, 'Regions of Light and Sound of God.' James is currently sharing a track titled 'Know Til Now' from the disc, which is due out Feb. 5. Get 'Know Til Now' in exchange for your email address and check out the album's track listing below.
-- Jim James and Carl Broemel of My Morning Jacket will hit the stage of the Colonial Theater in Keene, Mass., on Monday (Oct. 1) to benefit President Barack Obama's reelection campaign, with Craig Finn of the Hold Steady opening. “It is so crucial for us all to work together to help build on and continue the progress we have been making under President Obama’s leadership," raves James.