This week there will be a short tour of London by Gruff Rhys –
7pm Tuesday July 15th.
A discussion of American Interior and American Smoke hosted by Iain Sinclair, with Gruff Rhys at:
London Review Bookshop
14 Bury Place,
London WC1A 2JL
7.30 PM Wednesday July 16th.
A screening of the film: American Interior, followed by a question and answer session with Gruff Rhys.
Hackney Picture House,
270 Mare Street,
London E8 1HE
7.30 17th July 2014
5×15 Gruff Rhys will conduct a 15 minute distillation of the American Interior project at:
Wilton Music Hall
Plus 4 more quarter hour distillations by Sam Lee, Jocelyn Pook, Jon Ronson, Viv Albertine.
The American Interior roadshow will then move on to Llangollen, Wales for a concert on July 18th.
Today Gruff Rhys unveils the video for ‘Liberty (Is Where We’ll Be), the second single to be taken from his recent album ‘American Interior’.
Furthermore, Gruff has added a number of European tour dates to the UK and North American jaunts he already has scheduled.
3 Oct: Debaser Strand, Stockholm
4 Oct: Vanguard, Oslo
6 Oct: Fahimi Bar, Berlin
7 Oct: Bitterzoet, Amsterdam
8 Oct: Theater der Wohngemeinschaft, Germany
9 Oct: Atomic Cafe, Munich
10 Oct: Covo, Bologna
11 Oct: Spazio 211, Torino
13 Oct: Marche Gare, Lyon
14 Oct: Cooperative de Mai, Clermont Ferrand
15 Oct: Point Ephemere, Paris
16 Oct: AB Club, Brussels
American Interior comes to Mexico City and Bogota.
The Mexican Premiere of the film American Interior happens this week at the Distrital film festival, followed by further screenings on Friday and Saturday night that will be accompanied with a Question and Answer session with Gruff Rhys and director Dylan Goch. Details here.
The American Interior road show then rolls on to Bogota, Colombia for a double bill of Separado! And American Interior followed by a concert by Gruff Rhys, all at the Cine Tonalá on June the 11th. Details.
On 21st July, ‘Liberty (Is Where We’ll Be)’ will be released as a single. That’s the cover art above, and that’s the song below!
And perhaps even more excitingly, in September Gruff will be stepping out for a full UK Tour! Tickets are on sale now, so do not delay.
4 Sept: Mareel, Shetland
5 Sept: ABC, Glasgow
6 Sept: Old Town Hall, Gateshead
10 Sept: Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester (on sale Wednesday 9am)
11 Sept: Woodlands Church, Bristol
13 Sept: Long Division, Wakefield
14 Sept: The Trades Club, Hebden Bridge
15 Sept: Glee Club, Birmingham
17 Sept: Wedgewood Rooms, Portsmouth
18 Sept: St. George’s Church, Brighton
19 Sept: St. Mary’s Church, Ashford
20 Sept: Queen Elizabeth Hall, London (SOLD OUT)
21 Sept: The Dylan Weekend, Laugharne
Gruff’s new album ‘American Interior’ will see a US release via Turnstile on November 4th, in a special, exclusive US edition of the record.
Immediately following the release, Gruff will take his live show from coast to coast, presenting the musical story of his distant relative, John Evans, a farm labourer who responded to a plea for a brave soul to ascertain if there was indeed a tribe of Welsh-speaking Native Americans still walking the Great Plains.
6 Nov: Boot & Saddle, Philadelphia PA
7 Nov: Brighton Music Hall, Boston MA
8 Nov: Babys All Right, Brooklyn NY
10 Nov: The Legendary Horseshoe Tavern, Toronto ON
11 Nov: The Loving Touch, Ferndale MI
12 Nov: Schuba’s, Chicago IL
14 Nov: Barboza, Seattle WA
15 Nov: Doug Fir lounge, Portland OR
18 Nov: The Chapel, San Francisco CA
20 Nov: The Echo, Los Angeles CA