Crowded House’s Neil Finn Goes It Alone

Former Crowded House frontman Neil Finn will be showing up in a venue near you this summer, as he tours in support of his new album, “Try Whistling This,” in record bins tomorrow.

Finn is currently on a promotional trip through Europe, during which hehas included a 40th birthday party with the album unveiling at the famed Abbey Road Studios in London, and a surprise acoustic appearance at the giant Rock am Ring festival in Germany.

He starts a tour of Australia and his native land New Zealand later in June before heading to America. After the U.S., it’s on to the U.K. for September and a full scale European tour starting in October. Finn will be introducing his new band which consists of down under mates Robert Morroe on bass and Michael Barker on drums, and Irishman Nile “Herbie” Mackin on keyboards.

This is Finn’s first outing since breaking up Crowded House two years ago.

Here’s where Finn wil be playing:

  • 7/18 – Orlando, FL, @ House Of Blues
  • 7/19 – Atlanta, GA @ Variety Playhouse
  • 7/20 – Myrtle Beach, SC @ House Of Blues
  • 7/22 -New York, NY @Irving Plaza
  • 7/24 – West Hampton, NY @ The Galaxy
  • 7/25 – Philadelphia, PA @ Theatre of the Living Arts
  • 7/26 – Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club
  • 7/27 – Boston, MA @ Paradise
  • 7/29 – Montreal, PQ @ The Cabaret
  • 7/30 – Toronto @ Guvernment
  • 7/31 – Detroit @ St. Andrews
  • 8/01 – Chicago, IL @ Vic Theatre
  • 8/03 – Minneapolis, MN @ Guthrie Theater
  • 8/05 – Edmonton, AB @ TBA
  • 8/07 – Vancouver, BC @ Vogue Theatre
  • 8/08 – Seattle, WA @ TBA
  • 8/09 – Portland, OR @ TBA
  • 8/11 – San Francisco, CA @ Fillmore
  • 8/12 – Santa Barbara, CA @ Lobero Theatre
  • 8/14 – Los Angeles, CA @ Wiltern Theatre
  • 8/15 – Las Vegas NV @ The Joint
  • 8/17 – Pheonix, AZ @ Cajun House
  • 8/19 – Denver, CO @ Paramount Theatre
  • 8/25 – Dallas TX @ Deep Ellum Live
  • 8/27 – Austin, TX @ TBA
  • 8/28 – Houston, TX @ Ariel Theatre
  • 8/29 – New Orleans, LA @ House
    Of Blues