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Punch Brothers - Summer 2008 Tour

By Mandolin Cafe
May 16, 2008 - 7:00 am

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The Punch Brothers, featuring Chris Thile, have kicked off a new tour that includes dates in the UK as well as some of this summer's top music festivals.

The New York Times said they're "expanding the frontier of an emerging style of what might be called American country-classical chamber music."

Paste magazine calls their "grand experiment of lassoing the worlds of classical and folk."

Band members include Chris Thile on mandolin, Greg Garrison on bass, Noam Pikelny on banjo, Gabe Witcher on fiddle, and Chris Eldridge on guitar.

Tour stops:
05/15/2008 8:00 p.m. Sellersville, PA, Sellersville Theater
05/16/2008 9:00 p.m. Charlottesville, VA, Satellite Ballroom
05/17/2008 6:30 p.m. Annapolis, MD, Rams Head on Stage
05/18/2008 7:00 p.m. Charleston, WV, Mountain Stage
05/21/2008 8:00 p.m. Knoxville, TN, Bijou Theatre
05/23/2008 7:30 p.m. Alexandria, VA, Birchmere
05/24/2008 8:30 p.m. Jim Thorpe, TN, Mauch Chunk Opera House
05/25/2008 8:00 p.m. Cumberland, MD, Allegany County Fairgrounds
06/22/2008 2:00 p.m. Telluride, CO, Telluride Bluegrass Festival
06/27/2008 7:00 p.m. Hailey, ID, Hop Porter Park
07/02/2008 8:00 p.m. Seattle, WA, Benaroya Hall - Taper Auditorium
07/05/2008 7:00 p.m. Jacksonville, OR, Britt Pavilion
07/11/2008 8:00 p.m. Dublin, UK, Sugar Club
07/12/2008 8:00 p.m. Bristol, UK, Trinity Arts Centre
07/13/2008 8:00 p.m. Birmingham, UK, Glee Club
07/14/2008 8:00 p.m. London, UK, Soho Arts Center
07/16/2008 8:00 p.m. Gateshead, UK, The Sage
07/17/2008 8:00 p.m. Glasgow, UK, Oran Mor
07/18/2008 8:00 p.m. Manchester, UK, Manchester Academy
07/26/2008 7:15 p.m. Lyons, CO, Planet Bluegrass

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