Tav Falco

For folks who prize unspoiled simplicity in rock'n'roll (and especially in rockabilly), Tav Falco's Panther Burns may be the ultimate band. On the early records, his voice drenched in echo, Falco goes through a familiar repertoire of Presley-derived whoops, mutters and coos, while an amateurish backing ensemble that often includes Alex Chilton grinds away laboriously like high-school rockers struggling through their first rehearsal. - [Trouser Press]

Art-damaged rockabilly vet Tav Falco is still on the wild, having released the new album Command Performance back in Feburary. You can stream "Bangkok" from it below. He's also an accomplished photographer, having also just released a book of his work titled An Iconography Of Chance: 99 Photographs Of The Evanescent South and you can check out the cover art below.

Tav's band Panther Burns are about to head out on tour and it's a pretty special lineup this time out featuring Mike Watt and Toby Dammit. The tour kicks off here in Brooklyn on Tuesday (10/13) at Grand Victory. Tickets are on sale. All dates are listed below.


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Tav Falco
Tav Falco

Tav Falco Panther Burns - 2015 Tour Dates
Oct 13 @ Grand Victory New York, NY
Oct 14 @ The Earl Atlanta, GA
Oct 15 @ Lafayette Music Hall Memphis, TN
Oct 16 @ Maxine's Live Hot Springs, AR
Oct 17 @ One Eyed Jacks New Orleans, LA
Oct 18 @ Juke Joint Chapel Clarksdale, MS
Oct 19 @ Stickyz Rock N Roll Chicken Shack Little Rock, AR
Oct 20 @ Tip Top Deluxe Grand Rapids, MI
Oct 21 @ Majestic Detroit, MI
Oct 22 @ Reggies Chicago, IL
Oct 23 @ Hotel Monte Vista Flagstaff, AZ
Oct 24 @ Club Congress Tucson, AZ
Oct 26 @ Beauty Bar Las Vegas, NV
Oct 27 @ Tractor Tavern Seattle, WA
Oct 28 @ Dante's Portland, OR
Oct 29 @ Echoplex Los Angeles, CA
Oct 30 @ Alex's Bar Long Beach, CA
Oct 31 @ Blue Lamp Sacramento, CA
Nov 01 @ Burger Records Total Trash Halloween Bash San Francisco, CA
Nov 02 @ The Octopus Literary Salon Oakland, CA (book release)