CONTEST: Catch Xavier Rudd on Tour and Win a 'Spirit Bird' Prize Pack

Xavier Rudd is about to make waves in the US on a two month tour and you have a chance to get familiar with him and win his album Spirit Bird courtesy of PopMatters.

Australia's Xavier Rudd is coming to the US for a tour in October and November and PopMatters has partnered up with this surf/roots musician to give one lucky PopMatters reader a prize pack consisting of his album Spirit Bird on vinyl AND a limited edition t-shirt (you can check out the image of the shirt below).

Visit the official Xavier Rudd website here for some music and news or check out his tour dates:

Oct 09 Neptune Theatre Seattle, WA

Oct 10 Wonder Ballroom Portland, OR

Oct 12 Belly Up Tavern Solana Beach, CA

Oct 13 Belly Up Tavern Solana Beach, CA

Oct 14 The Fillmore San Francisco, CA

Oct 15 The Fonda Theatre Los Angeles, CA

Oct 17 Beauty Bar Austin, TX

Oct 18 The Live Oak Music Hall Fort Worth, TX

Oct 20 The Orange Peel Asheville, NC

Oct 21 Center Stage Atlanta, GA

Oct 22 Beacham Theater Orlando, FL

Oct 23 Culture Room Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Oct 25 Exit/In Nashville, TN

Oct 26 Newport Music Hall Columbus, OH

Oct 28 Irving Plaza New York, NY

Oct 29 Carnegie Music Hall Pittsburgh, PA

Oct 30 Sixth & I Historic Synagogue Washington, DC

Nov 01 Paradise Rock Club Boston, MA

Nov 02 Higher Ground Burlington, VT

Nov 03 Theatre of Living Arts Philadelphia, PA

Nov 04 House of Blues Cleveland, OH

Nov 05 Turner Hall Ballroom Milwaukee, WI

Nov 06 OFF – Daytrotter Des Moines, IA

Nov 07 House of Blues Chicago, IL

Nov 08 First Avenue Minneapolis, MN

Nov 10 Ogden Theatre Denver, CO

Nov 11 Fox Theatre Boulder, CO

If you'd like to pick up Spirit Bird on compact disc from Amazon, you can do that here or give yourself a shot at winning the prize pack with the below contest.

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