Swans founder, Young God Records owner and current Angels of Light mainman Michael Gira has announced a UK tour with the extraordinary New York singer/songwriter, Devendra Banhart. The maverick song-smiths (so says their press release!) can be seen at the following dates.
- 28 Oct, Newcastle, Head O'Steam
- 29 Oct, Glasgow, King Tuts
- 30 Oct, Belfast, Aunty Annies'
- 31 Oct, Dublin (venue tbc)
- 01 Nov, Cork, Lobby Bar
- 03 Nov, Leicester, Music Cafe
- 04 Nov, Nottingham, Rescue Rooms
- 05 Nov, Bristol, Thekla
- 06 Nov, London (venue tbc)
These shows promise to be head and shoulders above your standard singer/songwriter fare, as Young God Records is well-respected for its promotion of experimental songwriting. Not to be missed, basically.