While off tour with Dead & Company, bassist Oteil Burbridge will keep busy with his own band this Fall. As revealed in a recent Reddit AMA, Burbridge will tour with his solo project, Oteil & Friends, in November with JGB keyboardist Melvin Seals, Lettuce/Soulive guitarist Eric Krasno, Further guitarist John Kadlecik, Primus/RatDog/Electric Beethoven drummer Jay Lane, former Nth Power and current Trombone Shorty percussionist Weedie Braimah, and vocalist Alfreda Gerald. Burbridge surrounds himself with the best, always, and this new band formation is no exception.
Also in the AMA, Oteil revealed that his “new record will be coming out this fall” in support of the upcoming Oteil & Friends tour in November. Today, two shows were prematurely announced at the Soundstage in Baltimore on November 8, and Le Poisson Rouge in New York on November 9. Pre-sale for tickets open for both shows on Wednesday, August 23 and will open general on-sale on August 25. More information will become available on Oteil’s website later this week with a full announcement.