Ryley Walker at MHOW in April (more by Amanda Hatfield)
Ryley Walker

Psych folk singer Ryley Walker won us over when he came to NYC earlier this year to open for Cloud Nothings. Not only are his guitar skills impeccable, but he's super funny between songs and got the whole crowd loving him. He's back for CMJ this week and has a few shows scheduled:

10/22 Baby's All Right (day show) w/ Girlpool, Caveman, Wampire, Splashh, Celestial Shore, Icewater, White Reaper, J Ferndanez, Ronald Paris, King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard, Tonstartssbandht, Sunflower Bean, Ultimate Painting

10/24 Aquarium Drunkard showcase at Rough Trade (night show) w/ Kevin Morby (full band), Chris Forsyth & the Solar Motel Band, Twin Peaks, Springtime Carnivore, Modern Vices, Geronimo Getty

10/25 Bowery Presents Day Party at Pianos w/ Water Liars, Springtime Carnivore, The Wytches, Spookyland, Little May

The two day shows are both free and tickets are on sale now for the Rough Trade show.

Ryley put out his newest album, All Kinds of You, earlier this year. Stream that in its entirety along with a just-released cover he did of Amen Dunes (who play their own CMJ show at Trans Pecos on on 10/24), with his full list of tour dates, below...

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Amen Dunes cover

Ryley Walker -- 2014 Tour Dates
Wed 22 Oct 2014 Baby's All Right Brooklyn, NY, US (day)
Thurs 23 Oct 2014 Rough Trade Brooklyn, NY, US (night)
Sat 25 Oct 2014 Pianos New York, NY (day)
Sat 01 Nov 2014 Space Evanston Evanston, IL, US
Wed 19 Nov 2014 Hare & Hounds Birmingham, UK
Thu 20 Nov 2014 Sticky Mike's Frog Bar Brighton, UK
Thu 20 Nov 2014 -- Sun 23 Nov 2014 Le Guess Who? 2014 Utrecht, Netherlands
Mon 24 Nov 2014 Le Grand Mix Tourcoing, France
Tue 25 Nov 2014 Le Ferrailleur Nantes, France
Wed 26 Nov 2014 La Maroquinerie Paris, France
Thu 27 Nov 2014 TRIX Centrum voor Muziek Antwerp, Belgium
Mon 01 Dec 2014 Electric Ballroom London, UK
Sat 06 Dec 2014 Bohemian National Cemetery Chicago, IL, US