Left Coast Outlaw Art Happening!

Featuring Renegade West Coasters:

Gruff Rhys
(songs & power point presentation)

Pete Fowler
(live art and DJ set)

Presenting ‘American Interior’ and other artifacts at:

River’s Edge
Aberteifi – Cardigan
3rd May 2014
7pm – tan yr hwyr


Posted on: February 7, 2014

American Interior

In 2012 I embarked on an investigative concert tour of the American Interior, retracing the steps, and looking for the grave of a relative called John Evans.

John Evans left Wales for Baltimore in 1792 and walked into the wilderness of the Allegheny mountains in search of a lost tribe of Welsh-speaking Native Americans, believed to be the descendants of Prince Madog.

Over seven eventful years, with very little in the way of resources, he embarked on a series of incredible adventures, lived with several First Nation tribes and left a trail of political chaos from which America never recovered.

I took his cue and travelled through the Midwest playing gigs and writing songs. In St Louis I picked up Kliph Scurlock from The Flaming Lips, who joined me on drums.

We powered up the Missouri River by boat, playing more shows on the shore. In Omaha we went to Mike Mogis’s Arc studio and cut a record, then carried on upriver to play the UMOnHOn and Fort Berthold reservations.

Dylan Goch who directed a film called ‘Separado!’ about my previous investigative concert tour joined me again and shot a new documentary on the way.

When I got home I wrote a book about the tour and John Evans’s epic adventure. It’s called American Interior. The film is also called American Interior. As is the album.

Just so there’s no confusion there’s an App that tells the same story in a brand new way. It’s called American Interior too.

Evans was last sighted in New Spain in 1799 under a new name: Don Juan Evans. Did he find the tribe he was looking for? What became of him? What is it that sends men and women to the ends of the Earth in the vain pursuit of glory? I’ll try and explain all in a PowerPoint presentation (across the nation) this summer. In the meanwhile here’s a trailer for the aforementioned: American Interior.

Posted on: January 29, 2014


Neon Neon signing the contract for their upcoming Glasgow and Dublin shows
Next week Neon Neon and special guest H.Hawkline hit the road again and play Oran Mor in Glasgow on Wednesday the 11th, The Button Factory in Dublin on Thursday September 12th. And finally a slot at the magical Festival No 6 at Portmeirion, Wales on the Friday evening of the 13th of September.
What could possibly go wrong?
Join us for our audio video extravaganza relating to the unparalleled and polar opposite lives of Giangiacomo Feltrinelli and John Delorean the fast footed wingers (on the left and right wings) of the 20th century cultural fantasy football team and hear songs from the albums Praxis Makes Perfect and Stainless Style. Bale and Ronaldo will be there wiping our tears of joy away with dollar bills.
You can buy tickets here:

Wednesday, September 11th, Glasgow, Oran Mor TICKETS

Thursday September 12th, Dublin, Button Factory TICKETS

Posted on: September 3, 2013


This weekend!

Two Neon Neon shows this weekend in California.

6.27 Los Angeles, The Masonic Hall at   Hollywood Forever Cemetery + Special Guests!

6.28 San Francisco, Slims w/ Seventeen Evergreen.

Listen to the NN session worldwide on Morning Becomes Eclectic. KCRW on June 27

Some California lemons, yesterday

Posted on: June 24, 2013


Thursday, May 23rd Praxis Makes Perfect appears in Bristol’s Motion as part of Mayfest. All London shows are sold out – so as of writing it’s the last chance to see the full National Theatre Wales / Neon Neon production of the album in it’s full surround sound glory. It will also be performed at festival no 6 and Latitude this summer in it’s stereo version. Tickets available here: http://mayfestbristol.co.uk/event_2013/praxis-makes-perfect/

Posted on: May 20, 2013

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