Avett Brothers to perform at the 2016 Azalea Festival

Avett Brothers to perform at the 2016 Azalea Festival

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - The Avett Brothers will kick off their upcoming Spring tour in Wilmington at the 2016 Azalea Festival.

The North Carolina-based folk rock band took to social media Tuesday morning to make the announcement.

The forthcoming tour will kick off in Wilmington on April 7 at the Azalea Festival and will include stops in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, and Philadelphia.

Tickets to The Avett Brothers are $55.00. Showtime is 7:00 p.m. with doors opening at 5:00 p.m. This is a rain or shine event. No ticket refunds will be granted.

Tickets to the show will go on sale online only Saturday, December 5 at 9:00 a.m. Tickets may be purchased through the North Carolina Azalea Festival website at www.ncazaleafestival.org. Tickets will go on sale in the North Carolina Azalea Festival Ticket Office on Monday, December 7 at 9:00 a.m. The Festival Ticket Office is open Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and located at 5725 Oleander Drive, Suite B-7, Wilmington, 28403.

This will be the third time the Avett Brothers have performed at the Azalea Festival. Back in 2013, they helped open up Cape Fear Community College's new outside venue. They also played at UNCW's Trask Coliseum in 2011.

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