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Andrew Bird announces Break It Yourself companion piece: Hands of Glory

on August 22, 2012, 4:59pm

andrewbird3 Andrew Bird announces Break It Yourself companion piece: Hands of Glory

During his recent touring in support of March’s Break It Yourself, folk virtuoso Andrew Bird has performed several “old-time” sets, playing reworked album tracks alongside classic country covers. On October 30th, Mom + Pop will release Bird’s Hands of Glory, a companion piece that recreates those sets on CD and vinyl. Although no tracklist has been announced, the effort will feature several of those reconfigured Break It Yourself cuts, covers of the Carter Family, the Handsome Family, and Alpha Consumer, and a brand-new original composition.

For your chance to see Bird’s “old-time” stage show live, check him out on tour this fall. Following the itinerary, you can watch Bird’s performance from NPR’s South by Southwest 2012 showcase.

Andrew Bird 2012 Tour Dates:
09/26 – Madison, WI @ Overture Hall *
09/27 – Cincinnati, OH @ Midpoint Music Festival *
09/29 – Lexington, KY @ Singletary Center *
09/30 – Indianapolis, IN @ Murat Theatre *
10/01 – Asheville, NC @ Orange Peel
10/02 – Charlotte, NC @ Neighborhood Theater *
10/04 – Knoxville, TN @ Tennessee Theater *
10/05 – Athens, GA @ Georgia Theater *
10/06 – Charleston, SC @ Charleston Music Hall *
10/08 – Miami Beach, FL @ Fillmore at the Jackie Gleason Theater *
10/09 – Tampa, FL @ Ferguson Hall at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts *
10/10 – Orlando, FL @ House of Blues *
10/12 – Houston, TX @ House of Blues *
10/13 – Austin, TX @ Austin City Limits
11/06 – Paris, FR @ Les Inrocks
11/08 – London, UK @ Roundhouse
11/10 – Lisbon, PT @ Aula Magna
11/11 – Cartagena, ES @ Cartagena Jazz Festival
11/12 – Barcelona, ES @ Sala Apolo
11/14 – Milan, IT @ Magazzini Generali
11/16 – Enschede, NL @ Crossing Border Fest
11/17 – The Hague, NL @ Crossing Border Fest
11/18 – Antwerp, BE @ Crossing Border Fest
11/19 – Copenhagen, DK @ Amager Bio

* = w/ Here We Go Magic

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