New Zealander experimental pop artist Liam Finn will open for Eddie Vedder’s 14 solo concerts from August 1-22, then will go out on his...

New Zealander experimental pop artist Liam Finn will open for Eddie Vedder’s 14 solo concerts from August 1-22, then will go out on his first North American solo headlining tour from September 4 in New York City to October 10 in Providence, RI.

Finn has rock and roll pedigree: he is the son of Neil Finn (Split Enz/Crowded House). They collaborated when they covered The Beatles’ song “Two of Us” for the “I Am Sam” film soundtrack, which also contained a track by Vedder, the frontman of Pearl Jam.

Finn’s regular collaborator Eliza-Jane Barnes will accompany him on tour as will special guests The Veils. He is known for a wild one-man performance.

“I think the fact of doing this looping, one-man-band sort of thing really keeps you on your toes and keeps it fresh,” Finn said in a statement. “The more you mess up, the more you’re forced to turn it into a good mess and people seem to respond more. I find it really stimulating. I just love the danger of it, really.”

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Liam Finn itinerary:
Dates subject to change

August 1-2Boston, MAOpera House*
August 4-5New York, NYUnited Palace Theatre*
August 7Newark, NJ NJPerforming Arts Center*
August 9-10Montreal, QUESalle Wilfrid-Pelletier*
August 12-13Toronto, ONTMassey Hall*
August 16-17Washington, DCWarner Theatre*
August 19Milwaukee, WIRiverside Theatre*
August 21-22Chicago, ILAuditorium Theatre*
September 4New York, NYBowery Ballroom
September 5Philadelphia, PAWorld Café Live
September 6Washington, DCThe Rock and Roll Hotel
September 7Chapel Hill, NCLocal 506
September 9Nashville, TNMercy Lounge
September 10Memphis, TNHi Tone
September 11St. Louis, MOBilliken Club/St. Louis UNI
September 13Denver, COMonolith Festival
September 15Albuquerque, NMLaunch Pad
September 16Santa Fe, NMSanta Fe Brewing Co.
September 18Tuscon, AZPlush
September 19San Diego, CACasbah
September 20Los Angeles, CAEchoplex
September 21Las Vegas, NVBeauty Bar
September 23San Francisco, CABottom of the Hill
September 24Portland, ORDoug Fir Lounge
September 26Seattle, WAHigh Dive
September 27Vancouver, BCBiltmore Cabaret
October 1Minneapolis, MN7th Street Entry
October 2Chicago, ILLakeshore Theater
October 3Cleveland, OHGrog Shop
October 4Toronto, OntarioEl Mocambo
October 5Montreal, QuebecLa Sala Rosa/Pop Montreal
October 7Boston, MAParadise Rock Club
October 8Portland, MESpace
October 9Northampton, MAIron Horse Music Hall
October 10Providence, RIClub Hell

*with Eddie Vedder