Josh Ritter & the Royal City Band - Performing the Album 'Hello Starling'.
Josh and band will celebrate the 20th anniversary of Josh’s 2003 breakthrough record, Hello Starling,
with a very limited European headline tour, playing the album in full (plus more music).
A note from Josh:
"When I wrote Hello Starling, I was playing coffee shops and open mics. By the time it came out, I was on
tour with the Frames and Joan Baez. I was practically living on the road, hearing my songs on the radio
for the first time, staying up all night, touring Europe, doing all these things I had only dreamt of. It was a
For the 20th anniversary of the album, the band and I will be taking a swing through Hello Starling this
fall, starting in Europe. We'll play the entire album in full, front to back, and then play a bunch more music.
It just felt right to try this out first in Ireland, England, and the Netherlands, where I spent so much time in
2003 when the album came out; but we hope to bring it to other spots as well, if all goes well!
Thank you all for listening all these years.