Friends, my dear, beautiful sister Maggie passed away today after a long struggle with cancer. She was a private person, too sensitive and shy for this world, but brimming with life, love, and talent. I want to let you know how grateful she was to everyone who listened and understood her through her music and her songs. After decades of singing, writing, traveling and performing together, we spent the last month and a half helping each other through her final journey, now I have to let her go. I’m heartbroken. I adored her. She was smart, wickedly funny, and authentic ~ not a false bone in her body ~ a brilliant songwriter, with a distinct unique perspective, all heart and soul. It’ll be hard for me to carry on without her.
We previously mentioned the other sister, Suzzy Roche (not dead but ironically has a song called ‘The Death of Suzzy Roche’) as mother of Lucy Wainwright Roche.
The Mynabirds (aka Laura Burhenn) is back on tour, this time supporting their latest album Lovers Know.
Her latest video is for "Wildfire", taken from the new album, and according to Burhenn, "The song "Wildfire" is partly based on that Jack Kerouac quote ("The only people for me are the mad ones..."), and finding your people. So it felt fitting to be in a town that's pretty new to me, but to feel totally at home in the company of these amazing babes. We made this video as an ode to making new friends and helping each other through dark times." (In the case of the video, a girl helped Burhenn conquer her real fear of roller coasters.)
Bad Bad Hats and Good Night Gold Dust to open.
9/10 Seattle, WA @ Sunset Tavern*
9/11 Portland, OR @ Bunk Bar*
9/12 Boise, ID @ Neurolux*
9/14 Salt Lake City, UT @ Kilby Court*
9/15 Denver, CO @ Hi-Dive*
9/17 Omaha, NE @ Slowdown*
9/18 Minneapolis, MN @ 7th Street Entry*
9/19 Chicago, IL @ Schubas*
9/20 Cleveland, OH @ Beachland*
9/23 Philadelphia, PA @ Boot & Saddle*
9/25 Brooklyn, NY @ Rough Trade*
9/26 Washington, DC @ U Street Music Hall*
9/28 Richmond, VA @ Strange Matter*
9/29 Atlanta, GA @ Aisle 5*
10/1 Austin, TX @ Mohawk*
10/2 Dallas, TX @ Three Links*
10/5 Tucson, AZ @ Flycatcher*
10/6 Phoenix, AZ @ Valley Bar*
10/7 Las Vegas, NV @ Sayers Club*
10/8 San Francisco, CA @ Swedish American *
10/9 Los Angeles, CA @ The Echo*
We covered Trampled By Turtles' first ever Festival Palomino last year. It was such a great learning experience for us, and we had a great time... so much that it made it onto my top ten favorite shows from 2014 (out of about 180 shows).
If you are worried about missing some of the great lineup (including our favorite master hunter Laura Marling and rocker Benjamin Booker), no problem: you can see them all. There are two stages, so when one band is done - just walk (or turn your head) to the other stage. There is no waiting around while the band is setting up!
1:30pm The Lowest Pair
4:25pm Shakey Graves
6:05pm Father John Misty
8:20pm Trampled by Turtles
2:05pm Lydia Loveless
3:35pm Laura Marling
5:15pm Benjamin Booker
7:10pm Dr Dog
If the name Lucy Wainwright Roche sounds familiar, that's because her father is Grammy Award-winner Loudon Wainwright III and brother is Rufus Wainwright.
SUZZY ROCHE & LUCY WAINWRIGHT ROCHE
at Bryant Lake Bowl
Sunday, 09/20/2015, 6:30/9:30pm ($20) bryantlakebowl.com
Mother/daughter duo Suzzy Roche & Lucy Wainwright Roche will be performing together at Bryant Lake Bowl on Sunday, September 20th.
Like many Bryant Lake Bowl concerts, they are booked by the Cedar Cultural Center.
Just to address the elephant in the room: yes, the Wainwrights is known for their musical family, including Grammy Award-winner Loudon Wainwright III and Rufus Wainwright....
Please note: there are two time listed, an early and a late show. Early show is sold out.
09/13 Mill, Iowa City IA
09/15 Ark, Ann Arbor MI
09/16 Pindrop, Spring Lake MI
09/17 Beachland Ballroom, Cleveland OH
09/18 Natalie's, Columbus OH
09/19 Cafe Carpe, Ft Atkinson WI
09/20 Bryant Lake Bowl, Minneapolis MN (early)
09/20 Bryant Lake Bowl, Minneapolis MN (late)
09/21 Rochester Civi, Rochester MN
09/22 Space, Evanston IL
Seattle's Ivan & Alyosha is back in Minneapolis at the 7th Street Entry on May 18th. The last time I saw this band, I was rather impressed by the turnout.
at Fine Line Music Café
Monday, 09/21/2015, 7:30pm ($15) finelinemusic.com
Noah Gundersen (founder of The Courage) will be in town at the Fine Line Music Café on Monday, September 21st. He's touring in support of his second studio album Carry the Ghost (Dualtone Records), an album that was inspired by Neil Young’s “Tonight’s the Night.”
Opening up will be indie-folk quintet Ivan & Alyosha, touring for their sophomore album It's All Just Pretend (also available via Dualtone Records).
The Seattle band previously headlined the 7th Street Entry earlier in May 2015,
Sep 11 Biltmore Vancouver, Canada
Sep 12 Neptune Seattle, WA
Sep 13 Bartlett Spokane, WA
Sep 15 Neurolux Boise, ID
Sep 16 State Room Salt Lake City, UT
Sep 18 Ivywild Colorado Springs, CO
Sep 19 Bluebird Theater Denver, CO
Sep 20 The Waiting Room Omaha, NE
Sep 21 Fine Line Minneapolis, MN
Sep 23 High Noon Madison, WI
Sep 24 The Ark Ann Arbor, MI
Sep 25 Thalia Hall Chicago, IL
Sep 26 Deluxe @ ONC Indianapolis, IN
Sep 27 Skully's Columbus, OH
Sep 29 Opera House Toronto, Canada
Sep 30 Petit Campus Montreal, Canada
Oct 01 Sinclair Boston, MA
Oct 02 World Cafe Live Philadelphia, PA
Oct 03 Black Cat Washington, DC
Oct 06 Bowery Ballroom New York, NY
Oct 07 The Southern Charlottesville, VA
Oct 08 The Grey Eagle Asheville, NC
Oct 09 Cannery Ballroom Nashville, TN
Oct 10 Cat's Cradle Carrboro, NC
Oct 11 Visulite Charlotte, NC
Oct 13 Terminal West Atlanta, GA
Oct 14 Colonial Quarter Jacksonville, FL
Oct 15 The Social Orlando, FL
Oct 16 HIGH DIVE Gainesville, FL
Oct 17 Crowbar Tampa, FL
Oct 18 Club Downunder Tallahassee, FL
Oct 20 Saturn Birmingham, AL
Oct 22 The Parish Austin, TX
Oct 23 Walters on Washington Houston, TX
Oct 24 The Loft Dallas, TX
Oct 27 Valley Bar Phoenix, AZ
Oct 29 Fonda Los Angeles, CA
Oct 30 Great American Music Hall San Francisco, CA
Oct 31 Harlow's Sacramento, CA
Nov 03 Aladdin Theater Portland, OR