The States have been loving Marlon Williams so far this year, most recently falling further for the New Zealander while on tour with Sam Beam and Jesca Hoop. Come September however, American and Canadian fans will have some unmissable opportunities to see Williams and his band, The Yarra Benders, perform in a headline capacity.
On tour over a run of 14 shows in September and October, Marlon and the band will be fitting in some special festival appearances at Ottawa’s Cityfolk Festival, Toronto’s Urban Roots Fest, AmericanaFest in Nashville and finally, the huge two weekender that is Austin City Limits. Joining them on the road will be Julia Jacklin, another artist who has been making all types of good impressions overseas recently.
The announcement comes off the back of the band’s latest TV appearance, having just wrapped up a taping of the Conan O’Brien Show in Los Angeles. Check out Marlon’s recent solo appearance on Later…With Jools Holland below and keep an eye out for the band on the road if you happen to be Stateside this September & October!
Marlon & The Yarra Benders are next back in Australia for Splendour in the Grass. Tickets for the American/Canadian shows are on sale from Friday and further information can be found HERE.
MARLON WILLIAMS & THE YARRA BENDERS US/CANADIAN TOUR DATES
September 17th | Cityfolk Festival, OTTAWA
September 18th | Toronto Urban Roots Fest, TORONTO
September 20th | Martyrs, CHICAGO
September 22nd – 23rd | AmericanaFest, NASHVILLE
September 24th | DC9, WASHINGTON DC
September 25th | Bowery Ballroom, NEW YORK
September 27th | Boot & Saddle, PHILADELPHIA
September 29th | Divan Orange, MONTREAL
September 30th | Great Scott’s, BOSTON
October 2nd | AUSTIN CITY LIMITS FESTIVAL
October 4th | Troubadour, LOS ANGELES
October 6th | Doug Fir Lounge, PORTLAND
October 7th | Biltmore, VANCOUVER
October 10th | AUSTIN CITY LIMITS FESTIVAL