Avett Brothers new album and tour

After spending much of the first part of the year in the studio finishing up their new album, I and Love and You, with producer Rick Rubin, North Carolina based The Avett Brothers are ready to hit the road. 

The Avetts have annouced a 48 show tour, which includes 8 opening dates for the Dave Matthews Band, leading up to the release of their new album on August 11.  I and Love and You  follows 2008s Second Gleam, and is the band's first full-length album since 2007s Emotionailsm.

4/22 Raleigh, NC TWC Music Pavilion w/ DMB
4/24 Charlotte, NC Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre w/ DMB
4/25 Birmingham, AL Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark
4/26 New Orleans, LA New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival
4/28 Alpharetta, GA Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre w/ DMB
4/29 Alpharetta, GA Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre w/ DMB
5/01 The Woodlands, TX The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion w/ DMB
5/02 Dallas, TX Superpages.com Center w/ DMB
5/05 Albuquerque, NM Journal Pavilion w/ DMB
5/06 Phoenix, AZ Cricket Wireless Pavilion w/ DMB
5/07 Tucson, AZ Rialto Theatre
5/09 Los Angeles, CA Henry Fonda Theatre
5/10 Solana Beach, CA Belly Up Tavern
5/12 Hanford, CA Hanford Fox Theatre
5/14 Santa Cruz, CA Rio Theatre
5/15 San Francisco, CA The Fillmore
5/16 San Francisco, CA The Fillmore
5/20 Eugene, OR McDonald Theatre
5/22 Portland, OR Crystal Ballroom
5/23 Portland, OR Crystal Ballroom
5/24 George, WA Sasquatch! Music Festival
5/30 Philadelphia, PA Trocadero Theatre
6/11 Washington, DC Lisner Auditorium
6/12 New York, NY Fillmore @ Irving Plaza
6/13 New York, NY Fillmore @ Irving Plaza
6/14 Rochester, NY Water Street Music Hall
6/16 Pittsburgh, PA Carnegie Music Hall of Homestead
6/19 Akron, OH Akron Civic Theatre
6/20 Columbus, OH Newport Music Hall
6/21 Covington, KY The Madison Theater
6/23 Lexington, KY Kentucky Theatre
6/25 St. Louis, MO The Pageant
6/26 Des Moines, IA Hoyt Sherman Theatre
6/27 Minneapolis, MN Minnesota Zoo Amphitheater
6/28 Chicago, IL House of Blues
7/09 Norfolk, VA Harrison Opera House
7/10 Richmond, VA The National
7/11 Roanoke, VA Roanoke Performing Arts Theatre
7/12 Louisville, KY Forecastle Festival
7/16 St. Augustine, FL St. Augustine Amphitheater
7/17 Lake Buena Vista, FL House of Blues
7/18 Tampa, FL The Cuban Club
7/19 Ft. Lauderdale, FL The Parker Playhouse
7/24 Myrtle Beach, SC House of Blues
7/25 Myrtle Beach, SC House of Blues