Tour Dates Archive 2006



Friday, January 13 2006- Songs of Rebellion at Issue Project Space in Brooklyn

A gamut of musicians and artists gather together to invoke songs and images of rebellion and make you want to get out and keep rising up. Participants include Lenny Kaye, Invert, Kenny Wollesen, Marc Ribot, Rebecca Moore, Bonfire Madigan, Hanifa Walidah, John Frazier, Jeff Lewis, Seth Tobocman (slides and music – with Eric Blitz, Steve Wishnia and Emilio (zef) China and filmmaker Jem Cohen, among others!

8:00 p.m., $10

Directions: Brooklyn-bound F / G trains to Carroll St.
2.5 blocks from stop (between Bond & Nevins)

15 minutes from 2nd Ave. F stop
10 minutes from Metropolitian Ave. G stop


Saturday January 21st, Brooklyn – Rubulad presents Snow Day!

In the Cabaret Lounge:

11 PM – Doomefish Theater Company

Midnight – Thomas Truax

1 AM – Jeffrey Lewis & The Jacks

2 AM – Adira Amram

Featuring DJ / Soundmen Kris Anton and Aaroneous

Upstairs Live Acts:

Myxel Pixel

Measles Mumps Rubella

Dan Friel (Parts and Labor)

The Mad Scene

10:00 pm doors; 10:00 pm show; 10 beans at the door

Rubulad Home Base: 338 Flushing Ave., bet. Classon & Taffee

Sat. Jan 28th, Pete’s Candy Store, Brooklyn (709 Lorimer street in Williamsburg)

8:00 Toby Goodshank
8:30 Rachel Lipson
9:00 Birdwire
10:00 Jeffrey Lewis & The Lost Generation
11:00 Honey Rivers (The new band featuring Steven Mertens & Nathan Brown of the Gnomes!)

Free admission

SUNDAY Feb 5 – Glass House, W’Burg Brooklyn – “PLEASE LET ME LOVE YOU” a Tragic Performance Play by Dan Fishback
Followed by 3 bands –

9.00 Schwervon!
10.00 The Leader
11.00 Jeffrey Lewis & The Jacks

Jeffrey Lewis Band tours the UK, and more, in February/March 2006!

 FEBRUARY UK & more Jeffrey Lewis Band Tour dates
(bigger gigs with the Cribs & Giant Drag, a couple big ones with Regina Spektor, and smaller club  headlining gigs mixed in too)

Fri Feb 10 – London, Brixton Windmill (with Vocoder & Joe Buzfuz) SOLD OUT
Sat Feb 11 –Norwich Arts Centre (with Regina Spektor)
Sun Feb 12 – Bath, Moles Club
 Mon 13 Birmingham Irish Centre (with The Cribs & Giant Drag) SOLD OUT
Tues 14 Edinburgh Queen’s Hall (with The Cribs & Giant Drag)
Wed 15 Newcastle Northumbria Uni (with The Cribs & Giant Drag) SOLD OUT
Thu 16 – Oxford Zodiac (with Regina Spektor)

Fri 17 Manchester Academy (with The Cribs & Giant Drag) SOLD OUT
Sat 18 Portsmouth Wedgewood Rooms (with The Cribs & Giant Drag) SOLD OUT
Sun 19 – Cardiff, Cwb Ifor Bach

Mon 20 – London, Luminaire (with My Latest Novel)
Tues 21 Brighton Concorde (with The Cribs & Giant Drag)
Wed 22 Norwich Waterfront (with The Cribs & Giant Drag)
Thu 23 – London – Brixton Windmill
Fri 24 – Coventry, Tin Angel (with Honeytrap)
(Also BBC 1 radio session recorded)
Sat 25 Leeds University Refectory (with The Cribs & Giant Drag) SOLD OUT
Sun 26 – Liverpool Academy (with The Cribs & Giant Drag)

Mon 27 – Cork, Ireland (UCC Old College Bar)
Tues 28 –Dublin,  Ireland (Crawdaddy)
Wed Mar 1 – Belfast, Ireland (McHughs)
Thur Mar 2 – Galway, Ireland (Roisin Dubh)

Fri Mar 3 – Barcelona, Spain (Razzmatazz Pop Bar)
March 6 – Rennes, France (Mondo Bizarro)
March 7 – Paris (Point Ephemere)
March 8 – Berlin (Bastard club)
March 11 – Berlin (HAU2, with Martin Busser, and AHD & Freshcard Vs. Nonhorse)

Friday March 24(show 30)- AVANT-GARDE-ARAMA at Performance Space 122 (PS122 at 1st Ave and 9th St in Manhattan) show starts at 8 PM; $15

Avant-Garde-Arama: “Love Insurgency” is a two day event: March 24 and 25. Hosted by Mark Mitton with James Godwin

Installation by The Love Everybody Movement and Starfish Liberation Army

Other performers on Fri March 24 include: Juan Souki and Sylvia Bofill with ongoing performance installations of Composition #1. People burning Inside Hotels; Iris Rose; Lumberob: A mighty mouth music; Jeremy Wade;      Judy Elkan’s Playstation; and show closers Jeffrey Lewis’ Zeitgeistbusters!


The Jeffrey Lewis Band JUST returned to New York from a great UK-Europe tour, BUT we are about to start a new European tour on Monday March 27, doing 14 shows with Adam Green! A few UK dates will follow – all dates are below. Most of the below shows will also have opening sets by Jack Stipplicon Dishel, AKA Only Son!!

Adam Green – Jeffrey Lewis Band – Only Son Europe-UK tour Spring 2006 was great… you can read some of Jack’s tour diary at There’s a short documentary film about the tour currently in production in Berlin… More news on this as it shapes up.


Mon 27 Hamburg Kampnagel
Tues 28 Leipzig Auensee
Wed 29 Essen Lichtburg
Thurs 30 – off
Fri 31 Berlin Tempodrom


Sat 1 Munich Herkulessaal
Sun 2 Vienna Arena
Mon 3 Linz Posthof
Tues 4 off
Wed 5 Rome Circolo
Thurs 6 Milan Transilvania
Fri 7 Zurich Kafleuten
Sat 8 Bern Bierhubeli
Sun 9 off
Mon 10 Nantes Olympic
Tues 11 – off
Wed 12 Paris La Cigale
Thurs 13 Tourcoing Le Grand Mix

UK – April
Sat 15 – Jeff & Jack play Marc Riley’s BBC radio show in Manchester, then a house party at Perry’s
Sun 16 – Jeff & Jack play Mog’s radio show, then meet back up with the Adam Green band for a show at the Manchester Roadhouse
Mon 17 Birmingham Academy 2
Tue 18 Glasgow Oran Mor
Wed 19 Liverpool Zanzibar, Jeff Lewis Band headlining, with the Flicks, etc as support, NO Adam Green,
Thu 20 (show 50) London Scala

NYC – Tues, May 2

An amazing lineup in an amazing space!

8:00 PM  – Glasshouse – Williamsburg, Brooklyn
38 South 1st. (between wythe and kent ave)
Brooklyn, NY 11211 ( 5 $ ?)

Jeffrey Lewis (acoustic)

I’ll be playing my set in support of our friend Chris AKA “Touching You”, a NY performer currently facing 6 months in jail for a “speech crime” (he’s a very uppity artist-activist) – to read a letter by Chris, from jail, detailing his situation, click here.  Maybe I’ll do a li’l letter-writing campaign at the show.

Friday May 5Boston
Jeffrey Lewis & The Karmen Line
The Best Thing Ever
Red Bucket Films
Beliefs Pile
1133 Commonwealth Ave, Apt 2, Allston MASS
For full info and directions etc go to this website:

NYC -Sat May 13 at NorthSix, in Williamsburg Brooklyn…

 9 –Cheyenne
10 -Jeffrey Lewis & The Luddites
11 -Saturday Looks Good To Me
12 – Danielson

16+ w/ ID to enter
$8 advance
$10 day of show
Doors: 8pm
Show: 9pm

Take the L train to Bedford Ave (1st stop in B’klyn).  Walk west (towards Manhattan skyline) on North 6th St 3 blocks.

Sat. May 27 – NYC – Sidewalk (Ave A & E 6th St)

A great FREE show! (though you will probably be required to buy a drink or something, and tip the performers)


10-Phoebe & The Kreutzenjammers

11 – AL LARSEN (K Records, Some Velvet Sidewalk -coming to New York for one show of his strange and wonderful musical-narrative-improv magic!)

12 – Jeffrey Lewis & The Jazz Journalists

Sun, May 28 – NYC – Theater For The New City (1st Ave btwn 9th & 10th St)

FREE- The Lower East Side Festival of the Arts, happening all weekend long… On Sunday night at 9 the Jeffrey Lewis Band will perform “The History of Punk on the Lower East Side, 1950 – 1975”. Prior to the Jeffrey Lewis Band, Tuli Kupferberg will perform his “First National Anthem”. There will be many other performers as well on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, including Zero Boy, David Peel, Helen Stratford, Taylor Mead, David Amram, and dozens of others. For fuller schedule listings see here –

Thurs, June 1 – BOSTON – ZuZu@Middle East, 474 Massachusetts Ave., Central Square, Cambridge 617-864-3278 ext.237
$5, 10 pm
Beat Awfuls
Brent Gordon and the Tender Breasts
Jeffrey Lewis Band

The Jeffrey Lewis Band is taking a brief hiatus from touring/playing as of June.

For those of you in Germany be sure to catch TURNER CODY & ISH MARQUEZ touring your area from June 3 – June 19! It’s a first German tour for both of ’em – Check them out if you can and tell ‘em Jeff sent you!


TURNER CODY & ISH MARQUEZ: 11 German shows, June 2006!

Saturday June 3, NYC – The Lewis Family at Blue Stockings!  Blue Stockings is a  bookstore on 172 Allen Street between Stanton and Rivington – 1 block south of Houston and 1st Avenue (F Train).  Music goes from 7 – 10.

Lewis elder statesman Professor Louie, with percussionist Fast Eddie, will entertain and enlighten as few others can. Call him the Woody Guthrie of the Brooklyn streets, call him rap or spoken word, or be like Pete Seeger and just call him “genius!” The Jeffrey & Jack Lewis Band will perform their eclectic mixture of “lo-fi folk, sci-fi punk and low budget videos.” Jeffrey and Jacks’ cousin (Professor Louie’s daughter), Brooklyn songwriter Shayna Lewis, will open the evening, making it a full Lewis Family event, and not to be missed!

Thurs July 20 – Jeffrey Lewis & Peter (Holy Modal Rounders) Stampfel! On stage together! Sidewalk, NYC midnight.

Mon Aug 14 – Jeff Lewis solo acoustic, basement of N6, Brooklyn
Jeffrey Lewis Solo Acoustic UK Tour August 2006 was super cool, thanks to all who helped!

Jeffrey Lewis solo acoustic UK tour Aug 2006 was:

Fri Aug 18 – Canterbury (King Street Synagogue, with Luke Piano Smith & more)
Sat Aug 19 – Leeds (Common Place, w/ Ian of the 7-inches, and Duncan)
Sun Aug 20 (show 60)– Bradford (The Love Apple Cafe
, 34 Great Horton Road BRADFORD West Yorkshire BD7 1AL TELEPHONE (01274) 744075 )
Mon Aug 21 – Galway, Ireland (Roisin Dubh, w/Patrick Freyne)
Tue Aug 22 – Cork, Ireland (Princes St. Unitarian Hall, w/Patrick Freyne)
Wed Aug 23 – Dublin, Ireland (Crawdaddy, w/Patrick Freyne)
Thu Aug 24 – Birmingham (Jug Of Ale, with TheNY Howl & Faceometer!)
Fri Aug 25 – Sheffield (Polish Catholic Center, w/ Benjamin Whetherall & more)
Sat Aug 26 – London (Brixton Windmill, with Sgt. Buzfuz & The NY Howl)
Sun Aug 27 – Leicester (Musician, with David Hughes, and Victoria & Ben)

JUST ADDED – two Jeffrey Lewis solo acoustic shows as support to QUASI-

Mon Aug 28 – London, Barfly (Jeffrey Lewis supports Quasi)

Tues Aug 29 – Norwich Arts Center (Jeffrey Lewis supports Quasi)
Sept 6, NYC (show 70) Spiegletent at Fulton Fish Market Pier 17- Jeffrey Lewis Band & Nina Nastasia, 10 PM, $15 adv/$17 doors, 212-279-4200


Jeffrey Lewis & The Creeping Brains support Adam Green for 9 US shows in September –

Tues Sept 12 Los Angeles, CA Troubadour All Ages

Wed Sept 13 San Francisco, CA The Independent 21+

Fri Sept 15 Portland, OR Doug Fir 21+

Sat Sept 16 Seattle, WA Sunset Tavern 21+

Tues Sept 19 Minneapolis, MN 7th Street Entry 18+

Wed Sept 20 Chicago, IL Beat Kitchen All Ages

Fri Sept 22 New York, NY Bowery Ballroom

Sat Sept 23 Philadelphia, PA Trocadero Balcony All Ages

Sun Sept 24 Boston, MA Middle East upstairs

MONDAY SEPT 25 – Jeffrey Lewis Band FREE instore show at Other Music on 4th St in Manhattan, 8 PM (advance copies of City & Eastern Songs available at this show)

Sat, Sept 30 – Jeffrey Lewis Band opens for the Mountain Goats at the Bowery Ballroom in NYC!

Sun, Oct. 1st. – Jeff Lewis Band plays the Free Speech Festival at The Dream Away Lodge in Becket, MA. (About 3 hours from NYC). Festival is noon-midnight, featuring Hamell On Trial, the Mammals & more. Jeff Lewis Band on at 7 PM. Contact 845.687.4737 for info.

The Jeffrey Lewis -Seth Quankmeyer (Dufus) – Chriss (Cerberus Shoal) solo acoustic Northeast US Tour, October 2006 – (Any offers of housing for the 3 of us much appreciated! Drop a line to )

Thu Oct 5 – Boston, MA (Zuzu, next door to Middle East, just Jeffrey & Seth)

Fri Oct 6th Portland, ME (Jay York’s Studio)

Sat Oct 7th – Boston (house party)

Sun Oct 8th Providence, RI (White Electric)

Mon Oct 9th – New Bedford, MA (Up/Stair/Fine/Art 528 Pleasant St, 2nd Fl)

Tue Oct 10th Philly, PA(Padlock Gallery)

Wed Oct 11th Baltimore, MD (The Floristree Space)

Thu Oct 12th- DC (show 90)(Sangha, 7014 Westmoreland Ave, Takoma Park MD, 301-891-3214. 7$ donation/all ages)

Fri Oct 13th Pittsburgh, PA (Brillo Box)

Sat Oct 14th Buffalo, NY (Kitchen Distribution, 20 Auburn Ave)

Sun Oct 15th Rochester, NY (Bug Jar)

Mon Oct 16th NYC, Brooklyn (Pete’s Candy Store, 702 Lorimer St in W’Burg)


Oct 22 – Jeffrey Lewis plays the 4th Annual Brooklyn Peace Fair, The Kumble Theater for the Performing Arts, Long Island University, 1 University Plaza (in Fort Greene at the intersection of Flatbush & Willoughby; entrance on Flatbush between Willoughby & Dekalb at the main gate), Brooklyn, NY 11217, FREE ADMISSION, ALL AGES Events start at 11 am, many performers & speakers, including Jason Trachtenburg at 12:10, Jeffrey Lewis Band on at 3:30. For full event info click here.

JEFFREY LEWIS opens for SCRITTI POLITTI for 9 US shows! And also plays 5 solo shows along the way…
Fri Oct 27 – LA, CA – house show w/ Jeff Lewis, Emily Lacy & more – details here.
Sun Oct 29
– LA, CA, Roxy (Jeffrey Lewis & Anders Griffen)
Mon Oct 30 – Anaheim CA, House Of Blues (Jeffrey Lewis & Anders Griffen)
Tues Oct 31 – Special Halloween acoustic show in the woods of LA! For info click here.
Wed Nov 1 – (show 100) Merced, CA -The Pink House (19th & Ost)all ages, $3, byob, 8pm (w/Radioactive Cauliflower & Eko Gko)

Thu Nov 2 – San Francisco CA, Slims (Jeffrey Lewis & Anders Griffen)

Fri Nov 3 – off
Sat Nov 4– Chicago IL, Double Door
Sun Nov 5 –Urbana IL, Jeff at Independent Media Center (no Scritti, Duke of Uke opens)
Mon Nov 6 –Toronto, the Opera House
Tues Nov 7 – off
Wed Nov 8– Baltimore MD, Sonar (Jeff Lewis, Dave Beauchamp & Jay Rabinowitz)
Thu Nov 9-Philadelphia PA, North Star Bar (Jeff Lewis, Dave Beauchamp & Jay Rabinowitz)
Fri Nov 10– New York NY, Bowery Ballroom (Jeff Lewis, Dave Beauchamp & Jay Rabinowitz)
Sat Nov 11 – Jeff instore at Jim Hanley’s Universe, 4 W. 33rd St, NYC, 8 PM
Sun Nov 12– Boston MA, Paradise (Jeff Lewis, Dave Beauchamp & Jay Rabinowitz)
NOVEMBER 16 – Jeffrey Lewis w/ Nuts & Bolts of Lightning play the Crossing Border Festival in Den Haag, Holland.

NOV UK dates, JEFFREY LEWIS & The Creeping Brains open for NINA NASTASIA (Organized by Twisted Folk, and featuring opener William Elliott Whitmore)

(As usual any offers of rides and/or places to stay would be much appreciated! Jeff Lewis Band will pay all gasoline, etc, plus pay the driver. Contact if you can help…)

Fri Nov 17 – Manchester, Jeffrey Lewis Band & Dufus (no Nina), The Phoenix, Oxford Road, £7

Sat Nov 18 – Liverpool, Korova (Jeff Lewis Band show, no Nina)


Mon Nov 20 -Edinburgh, Bongo Club, 37 Holyrood Road. Doors 8:30. 18+ only. (Jeffrey Lewis Band double-bill with Misty’s Big Adventure! No Nina. Support from Kate Goes.)

Tue 21 Nov – GLASGOW ABC2




Sat 25 Nov – Birmingham, Bar Academy, Jeffrey Lewis Band (no Nina), support from Let’s Wrestle, Deadly Long Legs & Kate Goes. All ages!





December: JEFFREY LEWIS BAND opens up for DANIELSON in UK/Europe

(As usual any offers of rides and/or places to stay would be much appreciated! Jeff Lewis Band will pay all gasoline, etc, plus pay the driver. Contact if you can help…)

Thu Nov 30  : King Tuts – Glasgow (UK) JLB + Danielson
Fri Dec 1   : The Adelphi club – Hull (UK) JLB + Danielson
Sat Dec 2   : The Social – Nottingham (UK) JLB + Danielson
Sun Dec 3   : The Luminaire – London (UK) JLB + Danielson
Mon Dec 4   : Jeff Lewis Band at London Windmill with the TV PERSONALITIES! (£ 10)
Tues Dec 5   : La Maroquinerie – Paris (F) JLB + Danielson
Wed Dec 6   : (show 130)Paradiso – Amsterdam (NL) JLB + Danielson
Thurs Dec 7    : De Kikker – Utrecht (NL) JLB + Danielson
Fri Dec 8   : Oetinger Villa – Darmstadt (D) JLB + Danielson
Sat Dec 9  : Palace – St-Gallen  (CH) JLB + Danielson
Sun Dec 10  : Bad Bonn – Düdingen (CH) JLB + Danielson
Mon Dec 11  : Lyon (F) (option) JLB + Danielson
Tues Dec 12    : La 2 – Barcelona (ES) JLB + Danielson
Wed Dec 13   : Azkena – Bilbao (ES) JLB + Danielson
Thu Dec 14   : Son’art – Bordeaux (F)JLB + Danielson

Fri Dec 15 – Jeffrey Lewis Band at Donald’s Pub, Tours(F) (confirmed) (no Danielson)

Sat Dec 16 – Jeffrey Lewis Band at Cinema Nova, Brussels (B) (no Danielson)


TUES DEC 26, NYC – Mercury Lounge (217 E. Houston St & Avenue A). 21+ only, ID required, $8.

The Jeffrey Lewis Band returns to New York! Jack is going back to Oregon after the holdiays so it’ll be the only Jeff/Jack/Dave band show for a while. Special lineup of NYC favorites! See ’em all!

8 – Prewar Yardsale

9 – The Bloodsugars

10 – Schwervon

11 – Jeffrey Lewis Band