Brendan Kelly (Lawrence Arms) releasing new LP, touring, shares “Shitty Margarita”
Brendan Kelly of The Lawrence Arms, The Falcon, and more is releasing a new Brendan Kelly and the Wandering Birds album, Keep Walkin’ Pal, on October 26 digitally and on November 23 via Red Scare Industries physically. Brendan made it with filmmaker Nick Martin, Derek Grant of Alkaline Trio, and Dan Tinkler from Atlas Studios. Lead single “Shitty Margarita” and its lyric video are out now, and it’s got Brendan’s unmistakable rasp in fine form, with some bright synths in the mix too. Check it out below.
Both Brendan Kelly and The Lawrence Arms are playing The Fest in Gainesville later this month, and then Brendan has solo dates in December and January. One of his dates is in Brooklyn on 12/8 at Goldsounds with Sincere Engineer (tickets). All dates are listed below.
The Lawrence Arms also have their fourth annual ‘War On X-Mas’ run in their hometown of Chicago in December with different openers each night. More info and tickets here.
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Brendan Kelly — 2018/2019 Tour Dates
10/28 – Gainesville, FL @ The Fest
12/1 – Chicago, IL @ Sleeping Village
12/6 – Philadelphia, PA @ Kung Fu Necktie (with Sincere Engineer)
12/7 – Somerville, MA @ ONCE (with Sincere Engineer)
12/8 – Brooklyn, NY @ Gold Sounds (with Sincere Engineer
1/11 – Milwaukee, WI @ Cactus Club (with Sincere Engineer)
1/18 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Resident
1/19 – San Diego, CA @ Tower Bar