Billy Bragg Plots Special Career Retrospective Tour Billy Bragg Plots Special Career Retrospective Tour
The UK singer-songwriter Billy Bragg, known for his eclectic folk, punk, and indie music, will head out on a tour in honor of his... Billy Bragg Plots Special Career Retrospective Tour

The UK singer-songwriter Billy Bragg, known for his eclectic folk, punk, and indie music, will head out on a tour in honor of his 35-year career.

“One Step Forward. Two Steps Back.” tour will offer three-day stops in seven cities across the U.S. Bragg, 60, will begin the trek in Los Angeles and head to Seattle, Minneapolis, Chicago, Alexandria (Virginia), and New York City before wrapping-up in Boston.

Each of the three nights in one city will feature different performances. On the first night, Bragg will play a diverse mix of songs throughout his career, and on the second night, he will perform solely songs from his first three albums: 1983’s Life’s A Riot With Spy vs. Spy, 1984’s Brewing Up, and 1986’s Talking with the Taxman about Poetry. On the last night, he will play hits from 1988’s Workers Playtime, 1991’s Don’t Try This at Home, and 1996’s William Bloke, his second three albums.

Bragg’s most recent work, Tooth & Nail, dropped in 2013. He also released Shine A Light: Field Recording from the Great American Railroad in 2016 with Joe Henry. The LP featured singles “the Midnight Special,” “The L&N Don’t Stop Here Anymore,” “Hobo’s Lullaby,” and “Gentle on My Mind.”

Check out Bragg’s full list of upcoming shows below.

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Billy Bragg “One Step Forward. Two Steps Back.” Tour 2019

02/22 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Troubadour
02/23 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Troubadour
02/24 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Troubadour
02/28 – Seattle, WA @ Tractor Traven
03/01 – Seattle, WA @ Tractor Traven
03/02 – Seattle, WA @ Tractor Traven
04/18 – Minneapolis, MN @ Fine Line
04/19 – Minneapolis, MN @ Fine Line
04/20 – Minneapolis, MN @ Fine Line
04/25 – Chicago, IL @ Lincoln Hall
04/26 – Chicago, IL @ Lincoln Hall
04/27 – Chicago, IL @ Lincoln Hall
09/19 – Alexandria, VA @ The Birchmere
09/20 – Alexandria, VA @ The Birchmere
09/21 – Alexandria, VA @ The Birchmere
09/26 – New York, NY @ Bowery Ballroom
09/27 – New York, NY @ Bowery Ballroom
09/28 – New York, NY @ Bowery Ballroom
10/03 – Boston, MA @ The Sinclair
10/04 – Boston, MA @ The Sinclair
10/05 – Boston, MA @ The Sinclair