Connan Mockasin preps ‘Jassbusters,’ screening “absurdist” film on fall tour
Connan Mockasin will be on tour this fall and it looks to be something special, not that he ever does “normal.’ At it he will screen Part 1 of Bostyn ‘n Dobysn, “the world’s first absurdist melodrama” that is described as this: “Based on comics and short films Mockasin made 20 years ago, Bostyn ’n Dobsyn is a five-part film about a music teacher, Bostyn, his student Dobsyn, and Bostyn’s band, Jassbusters.” After the screening, Connan and his band will appear in character as Jassbusters, which is also the name of Connan’s new album that’s due out this fall on Mexican Summer. After the Jassbusters performance, Connan’s also expected to do a solo set.
After dates in LA, San Francisco, Toronto, Montreal and Europe, Connan will bring Bostyn n’ Dobsyn to Brooklyn for a show at Murmrr Theatre on November 7. Tickets for Murmrr go on sale Friday, July 20 at noon.
Stay tunned for more info on the album. Connan will also be at the 2018 Desert Daze fest. All dates are listed below.
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CONNAN MOCKASIN – 2018 TOUR DATES
OCT 11 LOS ANGELES, VISTA THEATER.
OCT 12-14 LAKE PERRIS, CA ‘DESERT DAZE’
OCT 15 SAN FRANCISCO, CASTRO THEATER.
OCT 17 TORONTO, ROYAL CINEMA.
OCT 19 MONTREAL, LE NATIONAL.
OCT 22 BERLIN, BABYLON KINO.
OCT 23 COPENHAGEN, BREMEN TEATER.
OCT 25 PARIS, CAFE DE LA DANSE.
OCT 26 ST.GALLEN, PALACE THEATER.
OCT 28 AMSTERDAM, PARADISO.
OCT 29 HAMBURG, MARKTHALLE.
OCT 30 GENT, HANDELSBEURS CONCERTZAAL.
NOV 1 GLASGOW, RSNO.
NOV 2 MANCHESTER, THE DANCEHOUSE THEATER.
NOV 3 LONDON, THE BARBICAN.
NOV 7 BROOKLYN NY, MURMRR THEATER.