“Taking the Lead” / Inlander Magazine delves into The Machine

“It’s been easier each run as we’ve been finding our way as a band,” Rawlings says of leading the current Machine. “I’ve grown into this a little bit over the years. The role of lead singer is one thing, but the role of being kind of a bandleader is more natural. Working with Gillian, or producing records, I’m used to thinking about a whole picture, or a whole group, and how it will sound at a given moment.”

Read the whole article at Inlander.com.


Machine adds final West Coast date at Hardly Strictly

We are excited to announce the final addition to the Dave Rawlings Machine’s West Coast tour – a stop in SF at the Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival! Dave & Co. will appear at Golden Gate Park on Saturday, October 4th.

The whole West Coast tour is now on sale! Check out the tour page for all current dates.


Heading West – On Sale Now!

The Dave Rawlings Machine, featuring Gillian Welch, John Paul Jones, Willie Watson, and Paul Kowert with bandleader Dave Rawlings, is headed west this fall, playing dates in California, Oregon, Montana, and Washington state.

All shows are on sale now, except for Arcata, on sale Mon 8/4. EDIT: A new date has been added in Los Angeles, on Monday 10/6. See below for details!

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