The Swell Season (Glen Hansard & Marketa Irglova from the movie Once) have been kind enough ask Iron & Wine open the final leg of their 2008 US tour. Sam Beam will be joined by multi-instrumentalist, Rob Burger for to open each evening from Dallas, TX to the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles, CA. Rob performed on The Shepherds Dog album and this will be the first extended run of live dates with Sam.
Iron & Wine will continue up the coast after L.A. for select dates in Eugene, OR, Vancouver, BC, Calagary, AB, and Edmonton, AB. These will be solo shows.