Band Of Horses Frontman Flies Solo as Birdsmell

Ben Bridwell of Band of Horses is taking his new solo project, Birdsmell, on tour

Band of Horses frontman Ben Bridwell announced that he’ll be flying solo under the moniker Birdsmell on a tour of the southern states. Bridwell posted a few songs to his SoundCloud that are a little more rootsy and stripped down than recent Band of Horses albums.

Have a listen to “Throw My Mess Around”, “Why Were You Born?” and “Tulsa” below:

If you find yourself in the Deep South, you can hear Birdsmell’s country-inflected twang at the following tour stops:

11/02 – Carrboro, NC @ Cat’s Cradle
11/04 – Charlotte, NC @ Evening Muse
11/06 – Asheville, NC @ The Lab
11/08 – Knoxville, TN @ The Bowery
11/09 – Chattanooga, TN @ Rhythm & Brews
11/11 – Birmingham, AL @ Bottletree
11/13 – Atlanta, GA @ The Earl
11/15 – Athens, GA @ 40 Watt