Dan Tyminski Band plans tour
Tuesday, January 22, 2008
– The Dan Tyminski Band will be hitting the road with a new album coming out soon on Rounder.
Tyminski is part of Allison Krauss's Union Station. Other members of his band are Barry Bales on bass Adam Steffey on mandolin, Ron Stewart on banjo and fiddle, Justin Moses on fiddle and Dobro. Bales is in Union Station, while Bales previously was a member.
The tour commences Feb. 14 at the Handlebar in Greenville, S.C. Key dates include Merlefest April 27 and Stagecoach in Indio, Cal. on May 3. The last date currently listed is the Rhythm and Roots Festival in Bristol, Va./Tenn. on Sept. 19.
An album is due this spring.
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