Steve Gunn touring this fall with James Elkington & Nathan Salsburg who cover The Smiths on new LP (listen)
by Bill Pearis
While details on Steve Gunn's first record for Matador are still forthcoming, he has announced a fall tour with his former Paradise of Bachelors labelmates James Elkington & Nathan Salsburg. That tour includes a two-night stand at Brooklyn's Union Pool on October 23 & 24. The shows will feature special guests (TBA) and tickets for those shows go on sale Friday (8/21) at noon.
Steve Gunn will be at Union Pool before that, playing the final show of the venue's free "Summer Thunder" series on August 29 with Spacin' and DJ Mike Wolf. All Steve Gunn tour dates are listed below.
James Elkington & Nathan Salsburg
James Elkington and Nathan Salsburg, meanwhile, will release their second collaborative album of guitar instrumentals, titled Ambsace, on September 18 via Paradise of Bachelors. It includes a number of originals, as well as covers of songs by The Smiths, Duke Ellington, and Teenage Fanclub's Norman Blake. You can stream their bucolic version of The Smiths' "Reel Around the Fountain" and two of their own compositions, below....
Steve Gunn - 2015 Tour Dates
Sat. Aug. 29 - Brooklyn, NY / Union Pool with Spacin', DJ Mike Wolf
Fri. Sep. 11 - Raleigh, NC / Hopscotch Music Festival with Jenks Miller & Rose Cross NC, Tashi Dorji, Nathan Golub
Sat. Sep. 19 - Bristol, TN / Bristol Rhythm and Roots Reunion
Sun. Sep. 20 - Bristol, TN / Bristol Rhythm and Roots Reunion
Thu. Oct. 22 - Philadelphia, PA @ First Unitarian Church - Side Chapel w/ James Elkington & Nathan Salsburg
Fri. Oct. 23 - Brooklyn, NY @ Union Pool w/ James Elkington & Nathan Salsburg
Sat. Oct. 24 - Brooklyn, NY @ Union Pool w/ James Elkington & Nathan Salsburg
Sun. Oct. 25 - Northampton, MA @ Iron Horse w/ James Elkington & Nathan Salsburg
Mon. Oct. 26 - Burlington, VT @ Signal Kitchen w/ James Elkington & Nathan Salsburg
Tue. Oct. 27 - Montreal, QC @ La Plante w/ James Elkington & Nathan Salsburg
Thu. Oct. 29 - Toronto, ON @ The Great Hall w/ James Elkington & Nathan Salsburg
Fri. Oct. 30 - Detroit, MI @ Marble Bar w/ James Elkington & Nathan Salsburg
Sat. Oct. 31 - Chicago, IL @ Constellation Room w/ James Elkington & Nathan Salsburg