There were 6 shows in May including an amazing 3 night run in Port Chester but sadly also the loss of Chris Cornell on May 18th. The Avett Brothers would pay tribute to Chris by covering a couple of his songs. They played 160 songs were played with 89 unique
The Avett Brothers only played two full sets in April, plus a single song at the Merle Haggard tribute concert in Nashville, a short set at the High Water Festival, and the second Songwriter’s Workshop of 2017 at MerleFest. In those two-plus sets, they played 60 songs including an amazing
February was a somewhat slow month despite the excitement of the first Avett at the Beach festival. The band hit the road in March, playing seven shows including two night gigs in Richmond and Savannah. In month of March they played 182 total songs with 77 unique songs. May it Last
The highlight of February 2017 was undoubtedly the first Avett at the Beach festival. But first, the band warmed up with two shows in Florida in early February. In total, the band played five full shows in February including 124 total songs and a whopping 74 unique songs.
As always, the year began with balloons. Thousands and thousands of balloons, of various sizes and colors, falling from the ceiling of Bojangles Coliseum in Charlotte, N.C. The Year in Avett Brothers began, as it always does, at midnight on New Year’s Eve. As 2016 turned to 2017, the band
2017 was a big year in the history of The Avett Brothers. They didn’t release any new albums as a band, but Seth released Darling IV and Jim released For His Children and Ours. They played Colbert on Inauguration Night and Prairie Home Companion with Chris Thile. They played a special