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Sara Watkins album cover for Young In All The Wrong Ways. Photo provided.
Sara Watkins album cover for Young In All The Wrong Ways. Photo provided.

Young In All The Wrong Ways, Due July 1 on New West Records

Sara Watkins, (Nickel Creek) has released a video for ‘Move Me’ from her upcoming album Young In All The Wrong Ways. 

When speaking to NPR Music about the song ‘Move Me’ Watkins notes, “this song came out of feelings of frustration with some relationships that had gotten stale or outdated.”

Sara Watkins solo music is threaded with a similar fabric that she had with Watkins Family Hour and Nickel Creek. The band for Young In All The Wrong Ways is comprised of guitarist Chris Eldridge, bass player Paul Kowert, Jon Brion, Jay Bellerose, Sarah Jarosz, Aoife O’Donovan and Jim James of My Morning Jacket provides vocals on ‘One Last Time.’

“I’ve known these guys for a long time, so there’s a personal trust as well as a musical trust,” Watkins says. 

The band’s management noted that Young In All The Wrong Ways was produced by Gabe Witcher at United Recording (formerly Ocean Way) in Hollywood last year.

“It’s been a process of letting go and leaving behind patterns and relationships and in some cases how I’ve considered myself. What these songs are documenting is the turmoil you feel when you know something has to change and you’re grappling with what that means. It means you’re losing something and moving forward into the unknown.”

Watch the video for ‘Move Me’ and scan over her live tour dates. This summer Watkins will be traveling to Telluride, Bonnaroo, New York and all over the US with new material to share with live audiences.


Sara Watkins – ‘Move Me’

From the new album Young In All The Wrong Ways, available July 1. Pre-order now: http://flyt.it/yiatwwpreorder?ID=yt


Tour Dates

Date | Location | Venue
June 12 – Manchester, TN @ Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival
June 17 – Telluride, CO @ Telluride Bluegrass Festival
June 22 – Portsmouth, NH @ Prescott Park Arts Festival
June 23 – Washington, DC @ Kennedy Center Atrium – American Acoustic
June 24 – Washington, DC @ Kennedy Center Concert Hall – American Acoustic  (as I’m With Her)
June 25 – Katonah, NY @ American Roots Music Festival
June 26 – Shirley, MA @ The Bull Run
June 28 – Brooklyn, NY @ Rough Trade
July 1 – Los Angeles, CA @ Hollywood Bowl – “A Prairie Home Companion”
July 7 – Los Angeles, CA @ Largo at the Coronet
July 13 – Vail, CO @ Vail Summer Bluegrass Series
July 14 – Boulder, CO @ eTown Hall
July 16 – Oak Hill, NY @ Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival
August 13 – Alta, WY @ Targhee Fest
September 3 – Pagosa Springs, CO @ Four Corners Folk Festival
September 9 – Pasadena, CA @ Levitt Pavilion @ Memorial Park
September 10 – Santa Barbara, CA @ Lobero Theatre
September 14 – San Francisco, CA @ The Chapel
September 16 – Portland, OR @ Aladdin Theatre
September 17 – Seattle, WA @ The Tractor
September 20 – Minneapolis, MN @ Dakota Jazz Club
September 21 – Chicago, IL @ Old Town School Of Folk Music
September 24 – Atlanta, GA @ City Winery
September 25 – Asheville, NC @ The Grey Eagle
September 27 – Annapolis, MD @ Rams Head On Stage
September 28 – Philadelphia, PA @ World Cafe Live
September 20 – Pawling, NY @ Daryl’s House
October 1 – Allston, MA @ Brighton Music Hall
October 2 – Portland, ME @ One Longfellow Square
October 3 – Northampton, MA @ Iron Horse Music Hall
October 5 – New York, NY @ Bowery Ballroom
October 6 – Washington, DC @ The Hamilton
October 9 – Peninsula, OH @ The G.A.R. Hall
November 2 – Dublin, IE @ Whelan’s
November 3 – Belfast, IE @ Errigle Inn
November 4 – Bury, UK @ Met
November 5 – Gateshead, UK @ The Sage
November 6 – Sheffield, UK @ Greystones
November 8 – Bristol, UK @ Tunnels
November 10 – London, UK @ Bush Hall
November 11 – Oxford, UK @ Bullingdon
November 12 – Guildford, UK @ St. Mary’s
November 13 – Saltaire, UK @ Live at Caroline
November 30 – Lincoln, NE @ Lied Center