I'm in France! This month I'm on tour with Jeffrey Lewis & The Junkyard
(playing keys & fiddle & singing in his band). Jeff is one of my favorite songwriters and he also draws really cool comics and art. Here's a cool Polaroid from yesterday's festival in Lyon:
Sat, 19 May: Lyon, FR – Festival Nuits Sonores
Sun, 20 May: Bordeaux, FR – El Chincho
Mon, 21 May: Toulouse, FR – Le Saint Des Seins
Tue, 22 May: Marseille, FR – La Machine à Coudre
Wed, 23 May: Genoa, IT – La Claque Theater
Thu, 24 May: Lausanne, CH – Le Bourg
Fri, 25 May: St. Gallen, CH – Palace
Sat, 26 May: Ticino, CH – Gwenstival
Sun, 27 May: Vittorio Veneto, IT – Bianconiglio
Mon, 28 May: Roma, IT – Locanda Atlantide
Tue, 29 May: Torino, IT – Spazio211
Wed, 30 May: Zurich, CH – El Lokal
Thu, 31 May: Freiburg, DE – Swamp Bar
Sat, 02 Jun: London, UK – Field Day Festival
Yesterday I went for a jog around this field of mustard greens in Dijon. How perfect is that? (World's prettiest Comfort Inn can be seen in the background).
After the Junkyard Tour...
I fly straight to New Hampshire for the 2nd Annual Miles of Music Camp
(co-directed by Laura Cortese & yours truly). We're sold out! Get in touch if you want to get on the waiting list.
Back in New York, I'll be starting up a summer session of clogging classes at the marvelous Jalopy Theatre
. Kari Groff & I will be wrap up recording for our second album of kids' music (get the first one here
). And then...
I'm looking forward to Colorado in July. A couple of gigs with my g'Earlfriend KC Groves
, followed by teaching at Rockygrass Kids' Academy
& playing some gospel music at the Rockygrass Festival that weekend.
July 18: Estes Park, CO -- The Rock Inn
July 19: Lyons, CO -- Sanndstone Park
July 21: Longmont CO -- The Tasty Weasel
July 23-27: Lyons, CO -- Rockygrass Kids' Academy
July 29: Lyons, CO -- Joining KC at Rockygrass during gospel set with The Blue Canyon Boys
That's enough for now! Yes?