Dawes Recruits Conor Oberst, My Morning Jacket, Brandon Flowers and more for “All Your Favorite Bands” Video

Dawes All Your Favorite BandsDawes enlisted a little help from their friends for the video for “All Your Favorite Bands,” the title track to their latest album.

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The Kevin Hayes-directed video features an all-star lip sync montage consisting of Americana and indie musicians, including: Conor Oberst, My Morning Jacket, Conor Oberst, The Killers’ Brandon Flowers, Shovels & Rope, Dave Rawlings, Gillian Welch, John Moreland, Jonny Fritz, Deer Tick’s John McCauley , M. Ward and more. Frontman Taylor Goldsmith appears at the video’s end, leading the McKinley Elementary children’s chorus from Davenport, Iowa in singing the song’s final chorus.

In addition to the star-studded video, the band has invited fans to contribute songs by their respective favorite bands to a collaborative Spotify playlist, which as of press time has more than 700 tracks.

Watch Dawes’ “All Your Favorite Bands” video and check out their current tour dates below:

24 – Baltimore, MD – Baltimore Symphony Orch Pulse Series
25 – Raleigh, NC – North Carolina Museum of Art
26 – Charleston, SC – Charleston Music Hall*
27 – Franklin, TN – Pilgrimage Festival
29 – Birmingham, AL – Iron City*
30 – Columbia, SC – Music Farm Columbia*

1 – Asheville, NC – Orange Peel*
3 – Los Angeles, CA – The Bluegrass Situation at The Greek Theatre
17 – Melbourne, AU – Out on the Weekend Sydney
22 – Auckland, NZ – Southern Fork
24 – Sydney, AU – Out on the Weekend Sydney

5 – New Haven, CT – College Street Music Hall#
6 – Wilmington, DE – The Grand Opera House#
8 – Charlottesville, VA – Jefferson Theatre#
9 – Wilmington, NC – Brooklyn Arts Center#
11 – Atlanta, GA – Variety Playhouse#

January 2016
27 – 30 – Riviera Maya, MX – Hard Rock Hotel (Castaway w/Southern Ground)

*John Moreland supporting
#Hiss Golden Messenger supporting

To read our 2013 cover story on Dawes, click here.


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