Eagles bassist, Timothy B. Schmit, released the dates of his 2017 West Coast tour for his recent solo album, Leap of Faith. The tour will initially feature six shows in California, starting on January 7th in San Juan Capistrano.
In addition to his tour dates. Schmit also revealed his plans to issue a two-LP, 180 gram vinyl version of Leap of Faith THIS Friday, November 4th. Special bundles are available for purchase and can all be pre-ordered on his official website.
Leap of Faith was released this past September and is a 12-track collection that Schmit recorded at his Los Angeles studio. It features songs that are influenced by a variety of genres including country, folk, pop, reggae, soul and modern rock.
“As far as styles go,” Schmit explained to ABC Radio, “it’s kind of all over the map, really. But it seems to fit. Somehow it seems to have a thread.”
There are numerous artist that are also included on Leap of Faith including Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, keyboardist Benmont Tench, session drummer Jim Keltner, Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins, Doobie Brothers multi-instrumentalist John McFee and Van Dyke Parks.
Schmit performed in Franklin, Tennessee on the eve of the album’s release as part of the Music City Roots series. Watch some of the performances from that night below.
A list of Schmit’s confirmed U.S tour dates are listed below:
1/7 — San Juan Capistrano, CA, Coach House
1/8 — Agoura Hills, CA, Canyon
1/19 — Oakland, CA, Yoshi’s
1/20 — Livermore, CA, Bankhead Theatre
1/26 — Hermosa Beach, CA, Saint Rocke
1/29 — Pasadena, CA, Rose Theatre