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The Jayhawks – ‘Back Roads & Abandoned Motels’

May 26, 2018

Announcing a new long player from The Jayhawks, released July 13.

Co-written with Dixie Chicks, Jakob Dylan, Emerson Hart (of Tonic), Ari Hest, Scott Thomas, Carrie Rodriguez and more, ‘Back Roads & Abandoned Motels’ is the tenth studio album from the alt country, Twin Cities legends, and their first since 2016’s ‘Paging Mr Proust’.

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That tracklisting in full:

1. Come Cryin’ To Me
2. Everybody Knows
3. GonnaBe A Darkness
4. Bitter End
5. Backwards Women
6. Long Time Ago
7. Need You Tonight
8. El Dorado
9. Bird Never Flies
10. Carry You To Safety
11. Leaving Detroit

The Jayhawks are hotting the road in 2018:

June 16 BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival – Brooklyn, New York
June 23 Shake the Lake Festival – Madison, Wisconsin
July 13 Thalia Hall – Chicago, Illinois
July 14 Square Roots Festival -Chicago, Illinois
July 15 Minnesota Zoo – Apple Valley, Minnesota
July 17 The Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Race Across Iowa Festival –
Iowa City, Iowa

September 6 Mercy Lounge – Nashville, Tennessee
September 7 RiverMusic Festival – Asheville, North Carolina
September 8 Hopscotch Music Festival – Raleigh, North Carolin
September 21 World Cafe Live – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
September 22 Bowery Ballroom – New York, New York
September 23 Tarrytown Music Hall – Tarrytown, New York

October 11 The Birchmere – Alexandria, Virginia
October 12 Outpost in the Burbs – Montclair, New Jersey
October 13 Somerville Theatre – Somerville, Massachusetts

The Jayhawks – ‘Back Roads & Abandoned Motels’

The Jayhawks – ‘Back Roads & Abandoned Motels’

Announcing a new long player from The Jayhawks, released July 13.

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