Having had his career, out of the blue, resuscitated after some 30 years in relative obscurity by Oscar-winning 2012 documentary Searching for Sugar Man, Sixto Rodriguez has stayed in the spotlight since. His current tour brought him to the The Concert Hall at the NY Society for Ethical Culture on Saturday (4/7). Solo and without a setlist, Rodgrigez played an off-the-cuff set featuring well-known favorites and covers like "Happy Days Are Here Again" and "Somebody to Love." He also talked a little politics, said he supported the students on gun legislation, and closed with night with a raised fist and "Power to the People."

Photos from the show, including openers Lily & Madeline, are in the gallery above. Rodriguez has a few more East Coast dates left on his tour and just announced West Coast dates in August. He's also got European shows lined up, not to mention two nights at London's Royal Albert Hall in September. Tour dates are listed below.

Rodriguez - 2018 Tour Dates
Apr 11 State Theatre Portland, ME
Apr 13 Garde Arts Center New London, CT
Apr 15 The Wilbur Theatre Boston, MA
Apr 18 Paramount Hudson Valley Peekskill, NY
Apr 20 State Theatre Ithaca Ithaca, NY
Apr 22 Keswick Theatre Glenside, PA
Jun 08 Sideways Festival 2018 Helsinki, Finland
Jun 10 Best Kept Secret Festival Hilvarenbeek, Netherlands
Jun 13 TivoliVredenburg, Grote Zaal Utrecht, Netherlands
Jun 15 De Oosterpoort GRONINGEN, Netherlands
Jul 05 Rock For People Festival HRADEC KRÁLOVÉ, Czech Republic
Jul 07 Pohoda Festiva Trencin, SLOVAKIA
8/12 Seattle, WA: Moore Theatre
8/14 Portland, OR: Revolution Hall
8/17 San Francisco, CA: The Warfield
8/19 Saratoga, CA: The Mountain Winery
8/21 Santa Barbara, CA: Granada Theatre 8
8/23 San Diego, CA: Humphreys Concert By the Bay
8/25 Los Angeles, CA: The Luckman Fine Arts Complex
Sep 26 Royal Albert Hall London, UK
Sep 27 Royal Albert Hall London, UK


photos by P Squared

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