Preservation Hall Jazz Band Announce National Tour + Dates with Edward Sharpe

The iconic Preservation Hall Jazz Band have announced 33 new US tour dates. The band, based out of the venerable French Quarter venue Preservation Hall, continues to spread their mission to protect, preserve, and perpetuate New Orleans Jazz across America this summer with dates spanning from April to August.

This tour includes eight dates with acclaimed indie folk group Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros. In addition, the band will be performing a four-night residency at the Miner Auditorium located in the luminous new SF Jazz Center. The tour begins at the historic New Orleans Jazz Fest on April 30 and concludes with a show featuring Yonder Mountin String Band and Drive By Truckers at Red Rocks Amphitheater in Colorado.

The Preservation Hall Jazz Band began touring in 1963 and have performed around the world with a diverse list of artists ranging from Arcade Fire to the Foo Fighters to John Oates to Kamasi Washington among many others. Many of the band's charter members performed with the pioneers who invented jazz in the early twentieth century. These founding artists and dozens of others passed on the lessons of their music to a younger generation who now follow in their footsteps such as the current lineup.

Tour Dates
4/30 - Jazz Fest in New Orleans, LA
5/20 - Surly Brewing Co. in Minneapolis, MN*
5/21 - Harrah's in Coucil Bluffs, IA*
5/22 - The Castle Theater in Bloomington, IL
5/24 - Lyric Theatre in Lexington, KY
5/25 - Filene Center at Wolf Trap in Vienna, VA*
5/26 - Miner Auditorium in San Francisco, CA
5/27 - Miner Auditorium in San Francisco, CA
5/28 - Miner Auditorium in San Francisco, CA
5/29 - Miner Auditorium in San Francisco, CA
5/31 - Ascend Amphitheater in Nashville, TN*
6/1 - Avondale Brewing Co. in Birmingham, AL
6/3 - Ft. Worth Botanic Garden in Ft. Worth, TX
6/4 - Whitewater Music Amphitheatre in New Braunfels, TX*
6/5 - Free Press Summer Fest in Houston, TX
6/7 - Music Instrument Museum in Phoenix, AZ
6/9 - Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas in Las Vegas, NV
6/10 - Lobero Theatre in Santa Barbara, CA
6/11 - Harrah's Lake Tahoe in Stateline, NV
6/13 - Livermore Valley PAC in Livermore, CA
6/14 - Tower Theatre in Bend, OR
6/16 - Marymoor Park in Redmond, WA*
6/17 - Edgefield in Troutdale, OR*
6/18 - Revolution Center in Garden City, ID*
6/23 - 26 - Electric Forest in Rothbury, MI
7/3 - Essence Festival in New Orleans, LA
7/7 - Summerfest in Milwaukee, WI
7/9 - Montreal Jazz Festival in Montreal, QC
7/17 - Halifax Jazz Festival in Halifax, CA
7/22 - Panorama Music and Arts Festival in New York, NY
7/23 - XPoNential Music Festival in Camden, NJ
7/24 - Newport Folk Festival in Newport, RI
8/20 - Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Morrison, CO (with Yonder Mountain String Band and Drive By Truckers)

* w/ Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros

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