Jim James Announces Full Band Headline Tour

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Photo by Danny Clinch

Jim James has announced plans for a spring headline tour. The Jim James Presents Uniform Distortion tour – which sees James backed by his longtime live band – begins May 1 at Charleston, SC’s Charleston Music Hall and then continues through the month. James – who has only just wrapped up a series of intimate European headline shows – will bring his first full band performances of last year’s Uniform Distortion along with selections from his entire catalogue to U.S. festivals at Atlanta, GA’s Shaky Knees Music Festival (May 4), Manchester, TN’s Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival (June 15), Telluride, CO’s Telluride Bluegrass Festival (June 20-23), and Quincy CA’s High Sierra Music Festival (July 4-7).

Spotify and jimjames.com presales begin Wednesday, January 30 at 10 am (local). Local presales follow on Thursday, January 31 at 10 am (local). All presales conclude Thursday, January 31 at 10 pm (local). All remaining tickets will be released to the general public on Friday, February 1 at 10 am (local). For complete details, please see jimjames.com/events.

In partnership with RPM, $1 from every ticket purchased for the Jim James Presents Uniform Distortion tour will benefit My Morning Jacket’s Waterfall Project, whose beneficiary for this tour will be the Young Authors Greenhouse, a nonprofit organization in Louisville, KY that inspires students ages 6-8 from diverse communities to grow their imaginations through writing.

MAY
1 – Charleston, SC – Charleston Music Hall
3 – Asheville, NC – The Orange Peel
4 – Atlanta, GA – Shaky Knees Music Festival
5 – New Orleans, Joy Theater
8 – Houston, TX – Heights Theater
10 – Dallas, TX – Granada Theater
11 – Austin, TX – Stubb’s Waller Creek Amphitheatre
12 – Oklahoma City, OK – Tower Theatre
14 – Minneapolis, MN – First Avenue
15 – St. Louis, MO – Delmar Hall
17 – Washington, DC – 9:30 Club
19 – Philadelphia, PA – The Fillmore
20 – Portland, ME – State Theatre
22 – Detroit, MI – Royal Oak Music Theatre
23 – Chicago, IL – Riviera Theater
25 – Boulder, CO – Bluebird Music Festival (solo acoustic)

JUNE
15 – Manchester, TN – Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival
20-23 – Telluride, CO – Telluride Bluegrass Festival

JULY
4-7 – Quincy, CA – High Sierra Music Festival