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Ryley Walker tells us his Top 15 of 2018; his tour starts this week

Ryley Walker at Desert Daze 2016
Ryley Walker at Desert Daze 2016 (more by Travis Trautt)

Ryley Walker was a busy guy in 2018, releasing Deafman Glance back in May, and then a full-album cover of Dave Matthews Band’s The Lillywhite Sessions this fall, plus collaborative records with Running and Bill MacKay. You can listen to his two albums below.

Ryley’s North American tour with Mute Duo starts Wednesday (12/5) in Grand Rapids, MI and also hits Toronto, Detroit, Montreal, Philly, DC, Nashville and more. He’ll stop in NYC on December 14 at Baby’s All Right with J.R. Bohannon / Dave Shuford Duo (tickets) and Montclair, NJ’s Outpost in the Burbs on December 15 (tickets).

We asked Ryley for a list of his favorite albums of 2018 and he said he “didn’t really listen to any records,” but he did give us a list of his memorable stuff from this year, which includes some musical moments, food, “fake cocaine,” “real cocaine,” and more. Check out Ryley’s Best of 2018 list, and his full tour schedule, below.


Ryley Walker’s Best of 2018
Re-watching HBO “Oz”
Summer Italy tour
Fake cocaine
Real cocaine
Tour with Calexico
Gig in Big Sur
Green chilies with eggs in New Mexico
Moving to NYC
99 cent fountain sodas
DMB
Jamming with wolf eyes at the owl in Chicago
Korean dumplings at mandoo bar
Gehl’s cheese pumps
Didn’t really listen to any records
Saw tons of movies. AMC A-list rules

Ryley Walker – 2018/2019 Tour Dates
DEC 5 WED – Calvin College Recital Hall – Grand Rapids, MI, United States
DEC 6 THU – El Club – Detroit, MI, United States
DEC 7 FRI – The Baby G – Toronto, Canada
DEC 8 SAT – L’Esco – Montreal, Canada
DEC 9 SUN – SPACE Gallery – Portland, ME, United States
DEC 10 MON – Root Cellar – Greenfield, MA, United States
DEC 11 TUE – Great Scott – Allston, MA, United States
DEC 12 WED – Columbus Theatre – Providence, RI, United States
DEC 13 THU – Boot & Saddle – Philadelphia, PA, United States
DEC 14 FRI – Baby’s Alright – New York, NY, United States
DEC 15 SAT – Outpost in the Burbs – Montclair, NJ, United States
DEC 16 SUN – Songbyrd Music House – Washington, DC, United States
DEC 17 MON – Twisted Branch Tea Bazaar – Charlottesville, VA, United States
DEC 18 TUE – Pilot Light – Knoxville, TN, United States
DEC 19 WED – The Drunken Unicorn – Atlanta, GA, United States
DEC 20 THU – The Basement – Nashville, TN, United States
DEC 21 FRI – White Rabbit Cabaret – Indianapolis, IN, United States
DEC 28 FRI – The Empty Bottle – Chicago, IL, United States
APR 4 THU – Elbphilharmonie – Kleiner Saal – Hamburg-nord, Germany

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