Jose Gonzalez

NY Mag's next 'indie rock' event takes place this Saturday with Islands. The one after that will take place on September 28th and be called "Campfire by the Canal"...

Unlike all those years you spent at Boy Scout camp, no group push-ups, map making or log carving will be required for you to feel the love at this special campfire celebration at The Yard in Brooklyn. All you'll be asked to do is sit back and enjoy a full set by José González. We're also giving you hilarious tales of summers gone by performed by members of the Upright Citizens Brigade. Campfires never looked this good.

Tickets on sale in August 2008

And that's not it for Jose and NYC in 2008. He'll be back again to perform two more times in December, again in Brooklyn, but this time at BAM:

Red Hot + Rio 2
The Next Generation of Samba Soul

Dec 4 & 5 at 8pm

An all-star benefit tribute to the music and culture of Brazil, Red Hot + Rio 2 salutes Samba Soul, the post-tropicália movement of the 70s that merged elements of North American soul music with Brazilian rhythms. Mixing samba with R&B, soul with baião, pioneering artists like Jorge Ben Jor and Tim Maia signaled a cultural awakening that changed the direction of Brazilian music forever. The concerts at BAM bring together the newest generation of Brazilian and international artists who represent the legacy of this influential musical style.

Featured artists: CéU, Curumin, Bebel Gilberto, José González, Otto
Backing band: Kassin +2, Moreno Veloso, Domenico, João Parahyba Sr. & son
Music Directors Kassin & Mario Caldato, Jr.

A portion of the proceeds will benefit BrazilFoundation's AIDS-related projects.

BAM Howard Gilman Opera House
Running time: 120min, no intermission
$25, 45, 65

BAM tix go on sale to the general public on September 2nd. All Jose G dates below...

Red hot and rio

Jose Gonzalez - 2008 Tour Dates
Aug 17 - Sziget Festival Budapest
Aug 23 - Greenbelt Festival Cheltenham
Aug 24 - Tenby Folk Festival Tenby, Pembrokshire
Aug 25 - Beachdown Festival Brighton
Aug 26 - Noorderzon Festival Groningen
Aug 27 - Openlucht Theater Arenberg Antwerpen
Aug 28 - St Georges Music Hall Bradford
Aug 29 - Roadmender Northampton
Aug 30 - Moseley Folk Festival Birmingham
Aug 31 - Regents Park open Air Theatre LONDON
Sep 1 - Aarhus Festival Århus
Sep 23 - Yoshi's Oakland,CA
Sep 23 - Yoshi's Oakland,CA
Sep 24 - Yoshi's Oakland, CA
Sep 24 - Yoshi's Oakland, CA
Sep 25 - Samueli Theatre Costa Mesa, CA
Sep 27 - Austin City Limits Austin
Sep 27 - EMO's Alternative Lounge Austin, TX
Sep 28 - Campfire on the Canal @ The Yard Brooklyn, NY
Oct 6 - The Basement Beirut
Oct 8 - Medinat Jumeirah Amphitheatre Dubai
Oct 11 - Barby Tel Aviv
Oct 14 - KOKO London
Oct 15 - Academy Liverpool
Oct 16 - Lemon Grove Exeter
Oct 17 - Kents International Art Festival Canterbury
Dec 4 - The Bam Howard Gilman Opera House Brooklyn, NY
Dec 5 - The Bam Howard Gilman Opera House Brooklyn, NY
Dec 15 - Duo Tokyo
Dec 16 - Duo Tokyo