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MANCHESTER ORCHESTRA is doing a few U.S. dates for the next week, but then they head down under with a run of dates where Kevin Devine will be supporting. So, what better way to kick-off the upcoming tour than to team-up for a cover song of epic proportions? That’s just what Manchester’s Andy Hull and Kevin Devine did when they recorded one of the greatest tunes from the 20th Century songbook, Will Smith’s theme song to THE FRESH PRINCE OF BEL-AIR…

Indeed, the duo has performed this song live a time or two in the past, but this appears to be the first time that they’ve done any kind of formal treatment for the classic rap. It’s like Simon and Garfunkel.

Manchester Orchestra tour dates

Oct 31 – New Daisy Theatre – Memphis, TN
Nov 1 – Chive Fest – Dallas, TX
Nov 2 – Voodoo Experience – New Orleans, LA
Nov 4 – Scoot Inn – Austin, TX
Nov 6 – Mesa Arts Center – Mesa, AZ
Nov 7 – Masonic Lodge at Hollywood Forever – Los Angeles, CA – SOLD OUT
Nov 8 – Troubadour – West Hollywood, CA – SOLD OUT
Nov 12 – Hi-Fi Brisbane – West End QLD, Australia*
Nov 13 – The Corner Hotel – Melbourne, Australia*
Nov 14 – The Corner Hotel – Melbourne, Australia*
Nov 15 – Metro Theatre – Sydney NSW, Australia*
Nov 17 – The Powerstation – Auckland, New Zealand
Nov 26 – 5th Annual The Stuffing – Atlanta, GA
Dec 3 – Irish American Heritage Center – Chicago, IL
Dec 5 – Patriot Center – Fairfax, VA
Dec 6 – Temple PAC – Philadelphia, PA
Dec 7 – Center Church on the Green – New Haven, CT
Dec 8 – Arts at the Armory – Somerville, MA
Dec 9 – The Bell House – Brooklyn, NY – SOLD OUT
Dec 11 – Memminger Auditorium – Charleston, SC
Dec 12 – Hayti Heritage Center – Durham, NC
Dec 13 – Volcano Room at Cumberland Caverns – McMinnville, TN – SOLD OUT

* – with Kevin Devine.

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