Will Butler will release his debut solo album Policy on March 10, 2015 in North America and March 16, 2015 in Europe. Today, we are excited to announce the first tour dates for Will Butler including the SXSW festival in Austin, TX. Tickets will go on sale Friday, December 12 at 10 a.m. ET via mergerecords.com.
Listen and share Policy opener “Take My Side” described by Stereogum as “a jumpy, wiry rock ‘n’ roll track.” Also, watch the album trailer featuring music from the album.
A full list of tour dates is below with more to come! Pre-order Policy on CD or LP (with an exclusive t-shirt bundle option) now in the Merge store.
Will Butler on tour:
Mar 6 Boston MA – TT the Bears
Mar 7 Brooklyn NY – Baby’s All Right
Mar 12 Pittsburgh PA – Brillobox
Mar 13 Philadelphia PA – Boot & Saddle
Mar 14 Washington DC – Rock & Roll Hotel
Mar 15 Durham NC – The Pinhook
Mar 16 Atlanta GA – The Earl
Mar 18 Austin TX – SXSW
Mar 19 Austin TX – SXSW
Mar 20 Austin TX – SXSW
Mar 21 Austin TX – SXSW
Mar 24 Bloomington IN – The Bishop
Mar 25 Grand Rapids MI – Covenant Fine Arts Center
Mar 27 Toronto ON – Horseshoe Tavern
Mar 28 Montreal QC – Bar le Ritz PDB
Recorded in Jimi Hendrix’s old living room at Electric Lady Studios in New York, Policy was finished in two weeks. Arcade Fire’s Jeremy Gara played drums, and musician friends contributed woodwinds and backing vocals. Most everything else was played by Will. Keep up with Will on his website butlerwills.com.