Photo by David Piacitelli

The debut recording from the Dave Rawlings Machine, A Friend of a Friend has been nominated for four Americana Music Association Awards including Album of the Year. The winners won’t be announced until early September but prior to then, East Coast audiences will have the opportunity to hear the music on the release. In February, Rawlings’ group, which also includes longtime collaborator Gillian Welch along with Old Crow Medicine Show members Ketch Secor, Willie Watson and Morgan Jahnig, hit the West Coast for a string of dates. Starting on May 30 at Delfest, the band will tour in the East, including stops in Rawlings’ native New England before heading south for Bonnaroo.

Dave Rawlings Machine Dates

May 30 Cumberland, MD Delfest
May 31 Towson, MD Recher Theatre
June 2 New York, NY Bowery Ballroom
June 3 New York, NY Bowery Ballroom
June 4 Portsmouth, NH The Music Hall
June 5 Boston, MA Paradise Rock Club
June 6 S. Burlington, VT Higher Ground – Ballroom
June 8 Washington, DC 9:30 Club
June 9 Charlottesville, VA Jefferson Theatre
June 10 Roanoke, VA Jefferson Center
June 11 Bristol, TN Paramount Center for the Arts
June 12 Manchester, TN Bonnaroo
June 16 Boulder, CO Chautauqua Auditorium (Gillian Welch, Dave Rawlings and Friends)
June 17 Telluride, CO Telluride Bluegrass Festival
August 11 Belfast, Northern Ireland Open House Festival
August 17 London, England Troxy Theatre