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John Moreland played Bowery Ballroom (pics), touring with Iron & Wine this fall

NYDN: When you were younger, you were really into the hardcore scene. What initially attracted you to that scene and that sound when you were younger?

JM: Probably just the immediacy. I’m not the kind of person who has much patience for drawn-out, jammy music. I never have been, and I’m still not.

Also, it’s the same thing that probably gets everybody into punk rock: feeling like a weirdo and trying to figure out where you belong. And here’s this tribe of weirdos where you feel like you have a home.

But, specifically, I was drawn to hardcore because of the minute-long songs that were full of intensity and no extra bulls–t. It’s just straight to the point. – [NY Daily News]

Having released Big Bad Luv, his first album for 4AD, last month, John Moreland played NYC’s Bowery Ballroom on June 7. You can check out pictures from his show in the gallery above and stream Big Bad Luv, below.

John’s headlining tour rolls on, and this fall he’ll be on the road with Iron & Wine, including a NYC show at Town Hall on November 13 and tickets to that show go on sale June 15 at 10 AM.. All dates are listed below.

John Moreland – 2017 Tour Dates
TUE 13 JUNE – The ArkAnn Arbor, MI, US
WED 14 JUNE – Thalia HallChicago, IL, US
FRI 16 JUNE – Turf ClubSt. Paul, MN, US
SAT 17 JUNE – Codfish Hollow BarnstormersMaquoketa, IA, US
SAT 24 JUNE – Wheat State Wine CompanyWinfield, KS, US – DOS Only –
TUE 11 JULY – George’s Majestic LoungeFayetteville, AR, US
WED 12 JULY – 1884 Lounge, Minglewood HallMemphis, TN, US
FRI 14 JULY – The Forecastle Festival 2017Louisville, KY, US
SAT 15 JULY – Sloss Music and Arts 2017Birmingham, AL, US
TUE 18 JULY – Grey EagleAsheville, NC, US
WED 19 JULY – Cat’s CradleCarrboro, NC, US
THU 20 JULY – Visulite TheatreCharlotte, NC, US
FRI 21 JULY – Terminal WestAtlanta, GA, US
SAT 22 JULY – Proud Larry’sOxford, MS, US
WED 2 AUGUST – BarleycornsWichita, KS, US
SAT 5 AUGUST – Larimer LoungeDenver, CO, US
SUN 6 AUGUST – The State RoomSalt Lake City, UT, US
TUE 8 AUGUST – The Tractor TavernSeattle, WA, US
WED 9 AUGUST – The CobaltVancouver, BC, Canada
THU 10 AUGUST – Aladdin TheaterPortland, OR, US
SAT 12 AUGUST – Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival 2017San Francisco, CA, US
SUN 13 AUGUST – Barrelhouse Brewing CompanyPaso Robles, CA, US
MON 14 AUGUST – TroubadourWest Hollywood, CA, US
FRI 18 AUGUST – SUN 20 AUGUST – Lowlands Festival 2017Biddinghuizen, Netherlands
TUE 22 AUGUST – Paradiso Grote ZaalAmsterdam, Netherlands
WED 23 AUGUST – St. StevenskerkNijmegen, Netherlands
FRI 25 AUGUST – Tønder Festival 2017Tonder, Denmark
SAT 26 AUGUST – Vaktbua CafeKristiansand, Norway
SUN 27 AUGUST – RockefellerOslo, Norway
MON 28 AUGUST – Teaterhuset Avant GardenTrondheim, Norway
TUE 29 AUGUST – Lille Ole BullBergen, Norway
THU 31 AUGUST – OLT RivierenhofDeurne, Belgium
THU 31 AUGUST – SUN 3 SEPTEMBER – End of the Road Festival 2017Salisbury, UK
FRI 1 SEPTEMBER – Moseley Folk Festival 2017Moseley, UK
THU 28 SEPTEMBER – SAT 30 SEPTEMBER – Lincoln Calling Music Festival 2017Lincoln, NE, US
FRI 29 SEPTEMBER – Stiefel TheatreSalina, KS, US
MON 2 OCTOBER – The recordBarKansas City, MO, US
SUN 15 OCTOBER – Rococo TheatreLincoln, NE, US w/ Iron & Wine
TUE 17 OCTOBER – The WilmaMissoula, MT, US w/ Iron & Wine
THU 19 OCTOBER – McDonald TheatreEugene, OR, US w/ Iron & Wine
SAT 28 OCTOBER – Balboa TheatreSan Diego, CA, US w/ Iron & Wine
SUN 29 OCTOBER – The Van BurenPhoenix, AZ, US w/ Iron & Wine
MON 30 OCTOBER – El Rey TheaterAlbuquerque, NM, US w/ Iron & Wine
WED 1 NOVEMBER – Kessler TheaterDallas, TX, US w/ Iron & Wine
THU 2 NOVEMBER – Aztec TheatreSan Antonio, TX, US w/ Iron & Wine
FRI 3 NOVEMBER – The HeightsHouston, TX, US w/ Iron & Wine
SAT 4 NOVEMBER – Joy TheaterNew Orleans, LA, US w/ Iron & Wine
MON 6 NOVEMBER – Culture RoomFort Lauderdale, FL, US w/ Iron & Wine
TUE 7 NOVEMBER – The BeachamOrlando, FL, US w/ Iron & Wine
THU 9 NOVEMBER – Lincoln TheatreWashington, DC, US w/ Iron & Wine
FRI 10 NOVEMBER – College Street Music HallNew Haven, CT, US w/ Iron & Wine
SUN 12 NOVEMBER – Calvin Theatre & Performing Arts CenterNorthampton, MA, US w/ Iron & Wine
MON 13 NOVEMBER – Town HallNew York, NY, US w/ Iron & Wine

photos by P Squared

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