The Avett Brothers at Providence Performing Arts Center on May 23, 2023

Providence, RI – THE AVETT BROTHERS will perform at the Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC) in Providence, RI on Tuesday, May 23, 2023 at 7:30 p.m. It’s been five years since they played in Rhode Island.

A pre-sale for members of The Avett Guild begins Tuesday, November 1 at noon. The presale of the places begins on Wednesday, November 2 at 10 a.m. Tickets for The Avett Brothers goes on sale Friday, November 4 at 10 a.m. at the PPAC Box Office (220 Weybosset Street in downtown Providence), online at, and by phone at 401.421.ARTS (2787). Tickets cost between $129.50 and $49.50; all ticket prices include a catering fee of $4 per ticket. Prices are subject to change without notice.

Three-time GRAMMY nominee The Avett Brothers made mainstream waves with their first major label in 2009, me and love and you, which landed at number 16 on the Billboard Top 200 to critical acclaim. In 2012, The carpenter reached #4 on the Billboard Top 200, followed by Magpie and dandelion in 2013, which debuted at #5 on Billboard’s Top 200.

In 2016, the group was inducted into the North Carolina Music Hall of Fame. 2017 documentary Let It Last: A Portrait of the Avett Brothers (co-directed by Judd Apatow and Michael Bonfiglio) chronicles the 2016 writing process true sadness (which debuted at No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Albums chart, No. 1 Rock Albums, No. 3 on the Billboard 200 and scored 2 Grammy nominations). The film was released in theaters and on HBO to rave reviews and is now available on DVD/Blu-Ray/VOD.

In 2019, the band released their 10th studio album, closer than together featuring the single “High Steppin'” which reached No. 1 on the US radio singles chart. Their last album The third light (August 2020) debuted at No. 1 on Billboard’s Americana/Folk Albums chart, No. 1 Rock Albums, and No. 1 Vinyl Albums. The single “Victory” reached No. 1 on the Americana Radio Singles Chart.

Also in 2020, The Avett Brothers played 2 sold-out shows at Charlotte Motor Speedway in the space of three months and ended the year on a high with a live broadcast of their 17th Annual New Year’s Eve Concert. Approximately 150,000 fans watched the show, which featured a full band performance and an impressive list of special guests.

swept away – a musical inspired by and featuring the music of The Avett Brothers – premiered in January 2022 at the Berkeley Repertory Theater to rave reviews from audiences and critics. The Avett Brothers are currently on tour across the United States

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