M. Ward announces new "travelogue" album

M. Ward announces new "travelogue" album

So a moving M. Ward gathers no moss, it seems. The singer-songwriter has announced that his new album A Wasteland Companion, a "musical travelogue" inspired by his touring lifestyle over the last three years, will be released on April 10. Naturally, the album is due out while Ward is on the road: The 38-year-old also announced he'll embark on a full U.S. tour where he'll be joined by Firehose, Jonathan Richman, Sonic Youth guitarist Lee Ranaldo.

Dates for M. Ward's U.S. tour are below.

Feb 2—Los Angeles, CA—Masonic Lodge at Hollywood Forever Cemetery
Apr 11—San Francisco, CA—The Fillmore (with Jonathan Richman)
Apr 12—Santa Cruz, CA—The Cocoanut Grove Ballroom (with Firehose)
Apr 13—Indio, CA—Coachella (SOLD OUT)
Apr 14—Santa Barbara, CA—SoHO
Apr 16—San Diego, CA—Belly Up (with Firehose)
Apr 17—Phoenix, AZ—Crescent Ballroom (with Firehose)
Apr 18—Flagstaff, AZ—The Orpheum (with Firehose)
Apr 20—Indio, CA—Coachella (SOLD OUT)
May 5—Portland, ME—State Theatre (with Lee Ranaldo)
May 6—Burlington, VT—Higher Ground (with Lee Ranaldo)
May 7—New Haven, CT—Toads Place (with Lee Ranaldo)
May 8—Boston, MA—House of Blues (with Lee Ranaldo)
May 11—New York, NY—Webster Hall (with Lee Ranaldo)
May 12— Philadelphia, PA—Union Transfer (with Lee Ranaldo)
May 13—Washington, DC—9:30 Club (with Lee Ranaldo)
May 15—Durham, NC—Duke Performances at Page Auditorium (with Lee Ranaldo)
May 16—Athens, GA—Georgia Theatre (with Lee Ranaldo)
May 17—Atlanta, GA—Buckhead Theatre (with Lee Ranaldo)
May 22—Chicago, IL—Vic Theatre (with Lee Ranaldo)
May 24—Minneapolis, MN—First Avenue

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