Bands playing with them include Foo Fighters, the Flaming Lips, Jenny Lewis, the Vaccines, Dawes, tUnE-yArDs, James Vincent McMorrow, JEFF The Brotherhood, Blake Mills and more. Basically, this is one of the biggest festival-esque tours to ever stop through the city of nearly 32,000 people.
Mumford & Sons have purposefully chosen to promote their upcoming album by descending on towns off the beaten tour path.
The other American stopovers take place in Salida, Colorado; Waverly, Iowa; and Seaside Heights, New Jersey — all small towns across the country. This is the second time Mumford & Sons have embarked on a stopover tour, last doing so in 2012.
Tickets will cost $199 for the two-day outdoor event happening on the Whitman College athletic fields. Tickets go on sale Friday. On-site camping is free with registration.
It’s a nearly three-hour drive to Walla Walla from Spokane. Not bad at all to see some of the biggest acts around.