Tour Dates Archive 2011


(134 documented shows in 2011)

Just added – Sunday night Jan 9 at Goodbye Blue Monday, 11 pm, 1087 Broadway in Brooklyn! Seth at 11, then the Jeff/Peter Band, with Dave and Spencer, at midnight

Mon Jan 10, NYC – A pre-tour warm-up show at Cake Shop! Jeffrey Lewis & Peter Stampfel, plus Seth Faergoalzia of Dufus and Noah “ACLU Benefit” Britton (and between set performances from Dave Mik0). Cake Shop is at 152 Ludlow St (Between Stanton & Rivington) in Manhattan, NY. Doors at 7:30pm, age 18+, tix 6 bux.

January 2011 – UK tour of “The Jeffrey Lewis & Peter Stampfel Folk Show”!

Peter Stampfel is a US national treasure! The main dude of the 60s/70s psych/folk legends the Holy Modal Rounders! A renowned expert on folk music, comic books and bottle caps! The Grammy-winning author of the liner notes for the Smithsonian Folk Anthology box set (and for the Karen Dalton reissue series)! The star of the documentary film “Bound To Lose”! Musical collaborator with Gary Lucas, Yo La Tengo, and the Fugs! He recorded his first album the day before JFK’s assassination! Don’t miss this perhaps once in a lifetime event, Jeffrey and Peter together on stage trading songs and more… (with special guest Franic of the Wave Pictures on mandolin)

(Advance copies of their new collaboration album “Come On Board” will be for sale exclusively at these shows)

– Tues Jan 18 – London (Brixton Windmill) (with Lail Arad) SOLD OUT (2nd show now added, early evening! SOLD OUT)
– Wed Jan 19 – Cambridge (Green Mind at The Haymakers)
– Thurs Jan 20 – Birmingham (Actress & Bishop)
– Fri Jan 21 – Exeter (Exeter Phoenix)
– Sat Jan 22 – Bristol (Cafe Kino) SOLD OUT (2nd show now added, 4 pm! All-ages, SOLD OUT)
– Sun Jan 23 – Norwich (Norwich Arts Center) (seated show)
– Mon Jan 24 – Leicester (Musician)
– Tues Jan 25 – Coventry (Taylor John’s)
– Wed Jan 26 – Leeds (Brudenell Social Club) SOLD OUT
– Thu Jan 27 – Stockton-On-Tees (Waiting Room)
– Fri Jan 28 – Glasgow(Mono) SOLD OUT
– Sat Jan 29 – Jeff & Peter play Tanned Tin festival at Teatro Principal in Castellon, Spain, w/ Faust! Thurston Moore! Wooden Wand! And more!

Tues February 15, Brooklyn NYC – Jeffrey Lewis/Peter Stampfel album release show at Shea Stadium in Bushwick! With Lail Arad (from London, has played UK and Israel w/ Jeffrey).

Shea Stadium is a great DIY venue in Bushwick at 20 Meadow St, near the Grand St station of the L train. SIX bux admission, ALL-AGES (21+ to drink), and BYOB if you wanna. This is the album release show for Come On Board, the new Stampfel/Lewis collaboration album… the last Stampfel/Lewis NYC show (at Cakeshop last month) was totally sold out, too bad the album wasn’t back from the plant yet… sob.

8 pm = doors

8:30 = John Kessel

9 pm = Lail Arad

9:30 = The Jeffrey Lewis/Peter Stampfel 6-Piece Band, featuring: Anders Griffen! Spencer Chakedis! John Kessel! And Dave Beauchamp!

Fri Feb 18, NYC – Jeffrey Lewis opens for The Head & the Heart and DR. DOG at Terminal 5 (30 bux, at 610 W 56th St)

Tues Feb 22, Brooklyn, NYC – The Jeffrey Lewis/Peter Stampfel Band at Pete’s Candy Store with David Heatley

Wed Feb 23, NYC – Jeffrey Lewis & Peter Stampfel perform on the WFMU show “7 Second Delay”, 6-7 PM at UCB theater on W. 26th St. and 8th Avenue.

Fri Feb 25, Philadelphia PA – Jeffrey performs solo acoustic as part of the “1-Piece Festival”, happening at The Philadelphia Mausoleum of Contemporary Art ( 531 North 12th st., Philadelphia, PA 19123… Tix 8 bux, show starts at 7 pm. ALL AGES!

7:00 doors

7:30-8:00 Mike Bell

8:05-8:35 Hop Along

8:40-9:10 Spoonboy

9:15-9:45 Gull

9:50-10:35 Joe Jack Talcum (of Dead Milkmen)

10:40-11:30 Jeffrey Lewis

Friday March 4 – (show 20) NYC Dave’s Birthday upstairs at Piano’s – with Jess Seagull, Jeffrey Lewis , & Generous Lovers

Sat March 12 NYC Jeffrey plays totally unplugged at Gathering of the Tribes at 285 East 3rd St (between C & D)

Fri March 18 – NYC Jeffrey plays as part of the Jeff Buckley Tribute Night at the Knitting Factory, Brooklyn

Sat March 19 – NYC Jeffrey plays with David Heatley at the Pizza Island comic book event at Brooklyn Fireproof in Bushwick

Jeffrey Lewis & The Junkyard EAST COAST US tour!

Jeff, Jack and Dave briefly hit the road in the states…

Wed March 30 – Charlottesville, VA – Magnolia (507 10th Street NW), show starts at 9, w/ The Fire Tapes and Male Model

Thurs March 31 – Greenville, NC – Tipsy (409 Evans St. Greenville, NC 27858) Jeffrey Lewis & The Junkyard play with PALEFACE and more! $10 advance, $12 day of. Doors: 8:00PM, Those Meddling Kids 9, Paleface 9:55, Mandolin Orange 10:50, Jeffrey Lewis & The Junkyard 11:45

Fri April 1 – Durham, NC – Duke University (Coffeehouse at Crowell Building, East Campus) w/ Billy Sugarfix’s Carousel and The Wigg Report

Sat April 2 – Harrisonburg, VA – (MacRock Festival FREE afterparty at The Bag, 323 West Market Street, w/ Darren Hanlon, Shelly Short, Adam in America & more)

Sun April 3 – Washington DC – The Doll House (1429 Madison St. NW DC 20011), with Spoonboy and Art Sorority For Girls! All-ages! $5! Doors 6, music from 7 -11.

Mon April 4 – Baltimore, MD – Bell Foundry (1539 N. Calvert St.) with The Creepers (USA) and Deep Sea Cavalry!

Tues April 5 – (probably day off home in NYC)

Wed April 6 – Annandale-on-Hudson, NY – Bard College

Thurs April 7 – Poughkeepsie, NY – Vassar College

Fri April 8 – Brooklyn, NYC – Silent Barn (915 Wyckoff Ave) – Jeffrey Lewis & The Junkyard, The Beets, El-G (from France), and Preston Spurlock!

Sat April 9 & Sun April 10 – Jeffrey Lewis has a table for Fuff Comics at the MoCCA indie comix fest in NYC!

MoCCA Art Festival is at 69th Regiment Armory, at 68 Lexington Avenue.

Jeffrey Lewis takes a brief Northwest US trip…

Fri April 15 – Seattle, WA – The Bread Factory (20th Ave S & S Jackson Place). Jeffrey Lewis (solo), Dennis Driscoll & Webelos! $5 donation, doors at 7 pm

Sat April 16 – Portland, OR – Ella St. Social Club (714 SW 20th Place) – Jeffrey Lewis, with Gregory Miles Harris, Alexis Powell (of Festival) and Grrrl Friend! Music starts at 8, Jeffrey plays at 9. Cost: $5 at door; 21+ only (sorry!).

Jeffrey will be at the Stumptown indie comic book festival in Portland, Oregon on Sat April 16 and Sun April 17, stop by the table and say hi!


Sat April 30 – Sarah Lawrence College, NY (The Slonim Living Room) Free and open to the public! Doors at 10, House Cat at 11, Jeffrey Lewis at midnight.

Fri May 6, NYC – Jeffrey Lewis (w/ Spencer Chakedis) perform a short (25-min?) set for Rik Meijer’s art show opening at Friedman Benda Gallery, 515 W. 26th St in Manhattan, event is 6 pm to 8 pm.

Sun May 8, Toronto, Canada – The Dakota Tavern (249 Ossington Avenue). Sets from Jeffrey Lewis (solo acoustic) and Wayne Petti. Show goes from 8 pm – 10 pm, $10 at the door. 19+ only.

Sat May 7 and Sun May 8, Toronto, Canada – Jeffrey will be at a table in the “Small Press Room” at the Toronto Comic Art Festival (TCAF), and will be part of the “Carousel” live comic book reading at TCAF on Sunday May 8, 4 pm – 5 pm, along with R. Sikoryak (Masterpiece Comics), Jason Little (Motel Art Improvement Service), Jess Fink (We Can Fix it!), and more artists tba. TCAF is free to the public, at the Toronto Reference Library on 789 Yonge St., on Sat May 7th from 9 am – 5pm and Sunday May 8th, from 11 am – 5 pm.

Wed May 11 – Hebden Bridge, UK – Jeffrey Lewis solo acoustic at the Trades Club (Holme Street, HX7 8EE)! All-ages, tix £5/£7.

Sat May 14 – Manchester, UK – Jeffrey Lewis solo acoustic daytime set at the Castle Hotel (Oldham Street)! 1 pm, tickets only available in Piccadilly Records. SOLD OUT

Sat May 21 – Portland, Maine – (show 40) Jeffrey Lewis headlines at “The Office” (148 Middle Street)! Doors at 6, with opening sets from Patter Cubs (gritty melodic tinker punk) and The Gloaming. All-ages! $5 entry!

Sun May 22 – Jeffrey has a table at the MeCAF comic book fest in Portland, ME

Sat May 28 – Orlando, FloridaHouse show at 13865 Belvin Court, Orlando, FL, 32826. All-ages, $5 suggested donation. Doors at 8, Victor Florence at 9, Jeffrey Lewis (solo acoustic) at 10, The Jabronis at 11. INFO: “Belvin Court is a cul-de-sac and this house is the one with the basketball hoop in the driveway and the two large evergreens at the end of the drive. Try as hard as you can to carpool because there’s a limited space on the road to park. Once the driveway is full you can park around the edge of the cul-de-sac and along the road, just don’t block any driveways. Call 321-890-7786 if you need more info.” The Facebook invite is:

Jeffrey Lewis (solo) & Seth Faergolzia (ex-Dufus, solo) are doing a few upstate NY shows in July!

Thurs July 7 – Rochester, NY – Meddlesome Lab (with John Luddington and To All My Dear Friends)

Fri, July 8 – Buffalo, NY – Sugar City (with Jack Topht!) (19 Wadsworth St. Buffalo, NY 14201)

Sat July 9 – Oswego/Fulton, NY – The Barn (with John Luddington, Utility Life and Those Ghost Fuckers)(2234 County Rte 45, Fulton, NY)

Sun July 10 – Ithaca, NY – The Shop (with John Luddington and Grahm Dion)(early show: 3pm; 312 East Seneca st. Ithaca, NY 14850)

WED July 13 – BOWERY POETRY CLUB, NYC – Jeff appears at the Tuli Kupferberg Memorial show, which starts at 7:00 PM. Tuli Kupferberg (1923-2010), cartoonist, song-comedian, Beat poet, anarcho-geographer, Lower East Side atheist guru, anti-circumcision activist, author of I Hate Poems About Poems About Poems, died one year and one day ago. Friends and half-dressed disciples will celebrate his ever-awakening memory. Hosted by Sparrow, and featuring Jeffrey Lewis, Terese Coe, John S. Hall, Thelma Blitz, Steve Dalachinsky, Yuko Otomo, Bob Holman, Lawrence White, and Richard West. The event will be a benefit for the War Resisters League. Watch live on the Web!

Jeffrey Lewis & The Junkyard SUMMER UK-EUROPE Tour Dates 2011:

Fri, July 22 – WETZLAR, Germany – Café Vinyl

Sat, July 23 – BERLIN, Germany – Down by the River Festival!

Sun, July 24 – HAMBURG, Germany – Soulkitchen Halle

Mon July 25 – HANNOVER, Germany – Bei Chéz Heinz (Salon)

Tues, July 26 – LEIPZIG, Germany – KAFIČ

Wed, July 27 – DRESDEN, Germany – Blaue Fabrik

Thurs, July 28 – BREMEN, Germany – Spedition

Fri, July 29 – DARMSTADT, Germany – Oetinger Villa

Then on to the UK….

Sat, July 30 – LIVERPOOL, UK – The Static Gallery

Sun, July 31 – EARLY show in PRESTON, UK – The Mad Ferret, 12:45 pm (buy tix here).

EVENING SHOW: Jeffrey Lewis & The Junkyard play at INDIETRACKS FESTIVAL in Derbyshire, UK! (With Herman Dune and many more)

Mon Aug 1 – SHEFFIELD, UK – The Harley

Tues Aug 2 – LONDON, UK – The Lexington (SOLD OUT)

Wed Aug 3 – (show 60) OXFORD, UK – The Cellar


Fri Aug 5 : Quinshan – Whale Bar (changed from Nanjing – 61 House)

Sun Aug 7 : Rizhou Festival

Tue Aug 9 : Xian – Aperture Club

Wed Aug 10 : Zhengzhou – 7 Live House

Thu Aug 11 : Beijing – Yugong Yishan (with Xiao He)

Fri Aug 12 : Wuhan – Folk Hand (just Jack/Jeff, no Dave, with Xiao He)

Sat Aug 13 : Shanghai – Yuyintang (with Xiao He)

Sun Aug 14 : Ningbo – ChenMenKou (with Xiao He)

(One more UK summer show now added, Brighton Aug 22, see below for details…)

Jeffrey Lewis & The Junkyard are on an August tour of CHINA & KOREA!

Jeffrey and Jack (no Dave) continue on this week to South Korea tour dates:

Thu Aug 18 : Daegu, South Korea – URBAN

Fri Aug 19 : Busan, South Korea – VINYL UNDERGROUND

Sat Aug 20 : Seoul, South Korea – FREEBIRD

Then back to the UK for one last show, with the full band again:

Mon Aug 22 : Brighton, UK – Sticky Mike’s Frog Bar (9 – 12 Middle Street, BN1 1AL). SOLD OUT


Wed, Sept 21, HOBOKEN, NJ – at Maxwell’s – Jeffrey Lewis, Lady Lamb the Beekeeper, and Emperor X. Wed. 8:30 PM, $8 adv/$10 dos


Sun, Oct 2 – Galway, Ireland – Kelly’s Bar & Lounge (Bridge St)

Mon, Oct 3 – Cork, Ireland – Crane Lane Theater (Phoenix St)

Tues, Oct 4 – Dublin, Ireland – Button Factory (2 Temple Bar)

Wed, Oct 5 – Belfast, N. Ireland – Auntie Annie’s

Thu, Oct 6 – Sligo, Ireland – McGarrigles (11 O’Connell St)


Sun, Oct 9 – Exeter, UK – The Phoenix

Mon, Oct 10 – Jeffrey will be doing an art show/presentation/signing/talk, on the day of ‘A Turn In The Dream-Songs” release, at the Rough Trade East record shop in London at 7 pm (FREE). Full info here.

Tues, Oct 11 – St. Andrews, Scotland

(more UK dates below)


October SPAIN/PORTUGAL Tour Dates:

Thu, Oct 13 – Granada, Spain – Planta Baja

Fri, Oct 14 – Sevilla, Spain – Sala Fanatic

Sat, Oct 15 – Madrid, Spain – Neu! Club

Sun, Oct 16 – Gijón, Spain – Monkey Club

Mon, Oct 17 – Porto, Portugal – O Meu Mercedes

Tues, Oct 18 – Aveiro, Portugal – Mercado Negro

Wed, Oct 19 – Zamora, Spain – Sala Berlin

Thu, Oct 20 – Zaragoza, Spain – La Lata Bombillas

Fri, Oct 21 – (show 90) Barcelona, Spain – La2 de Apollo


Jeffrey Lewis & The Junkyard FALL TOUR DATES now announced (for Europe/UK/USA)!

The band on all these dates will be a 4-piece: Jeff, Jack, Dave, and Nan of Schwervon!

Oct/ Nov UK TOUR DATES (all shows will have Seth Faergolzia of Dufus on the bill, as well as other support):

Sun, Oct 23 – Coventry, UK – Taylor John’s House

Mon, Oct 24 – Newcastle, UK – The Cluny (Ouseburn Warehouse Workshops, 36 Lime St, NE1). Tix available here.

Tues, Oct 25 – Manchester, UK – The Ruby Lounge (28-34 High Street, Manchester M4 1QB). Tix available here.

Wed, Oct 26 – Edinburgh, Scotland – Third Door at The Internationale (formerly Medina) (45 Lothian St). Tix available here.

(Would anybody be able to offer a place to sleep for the band after the Edinburgh show? Please email – thanks!)

Thu, Oct 27 – Glasgow, Scotland Stereo (20-28 Renfield Lane Glasgow G2 6PH) Tix available here.

(ALSO – In-store art talk by Jeffrey at Mono / Monorail Music 12 KINGS COURT KING STREET, GLASGOW, G1 5RB, 6:30PM FREE!)

Fri, Oct 28 – Birmingham, UK – The Ballroom (formerly The Academy, 52-54 Dale End, Birmingham, B4 7LS), age 14+. Tix available here.

Sat, Oct 29 – Leicester, UK – Lock 42

Sun, Oct 30 – Cardiff, UK – The Globe (125 Albany Road, Cardiff, CF24 3NS) Tix available here.

Mon, Oct 31 – Nottingham, UK – Rescue Rooms (25 Goldsmith Street, Nottingham NG1 5LB). Tix available here.

Tues, Nov 1 – (show 100) Bristol, UK – The Thekla (40 The Grove, East Mud Dock, Bristol BS1 4RB). Tix available here.

Wed, Nov 2 – London, UK – HEAVEN (9 The Archers, Villiers Street), w/ Alessi’s Ark! Advance tix buyable here !

Thu, Nov 3 – Leeds, UK – Brudenell Social Club

Fri, Nov 4 – Brighton, UK – The Haunt (10 Pool Valley, BN1 1NJ) Tix available here.


Jeffrey Lewis & The Junkyard Nov/Dec 2011 USA/Canada Tour Dates:

The band on most East Coast dates will be Jeff/Jack/Dave plus Nan Turner of Schwervon! (Nan will not be on the West Coast dates)

TUES NOV 8 – SUNY Purchase, NY – Student Center, w/ Mal Blum and Zoe Boekbinder. 735 Anderson Hill Rd, Purchase, NY 10577.

THUR, NOV 10 – ROCHESTER, NY – The Bug Jar, w/ Seth Faergolzia, Berth Control and Payton Marovich. 219 Monroe Ave. Age 18+ only, show 8 – 11:15 pm, tix $6/$8.

FRI, NOV 11 – BUFFALO, NY- Sugar City, w/ Emperor X and Jack Topht. Show from 6-10 pm, $7 entry. 19 Wadsworth St. Buffalo, NY 14201. ALL-AGES!

SAT, NOV 12 – TORONTO, CANADA – Dakota Tavern, w/ Emperor X (switched from Friday). 249 Ossington Avenue, Toronto Canada, Ontario M6J 3A1. EARLY SHOW, from 6:30-10 pm. Age 19+ only. $10.

SUN, NOV 13 ANN ARBOR, MI Arbor Vitae, w/ Emperor X (pretty sure this show is all-ages).

MON, NOV 14 – CHICAGO, IL – Double Door, w/ Emperor X and Conrad Richards. 1572 N Milwaukee Ave. Age 21+ only, $10.

TUES, NOV 15 -BLOOMINGTON, IN – The Bishop, w/ Emperor X and Dust From 1000 Years. 123 S. Walnut St. Age 18+ only, $7, doors 8 pm.

WED, NOV 16 – COLUMBUS, OH – Ace of Cups, w/ Emperor X and The Arty Need Show. 2619 N. High St., tix $5 adv/$7 day of show, 9 pm.

THUR, NOV 17 – CINCINNATI, OH – Mayday, w/ Emperor X.

FRI, NOV 18 – GREENSBORO, NC – Glenwood Coffee & Books (switched from Elsewhere)

SAT, NOV 19 – DURHAM, NC- Duke Coffeehouse (plus on-air appearance, and in-store at Bull City Records)

SUN, NOV 20 – Can anybody help book a show? WASHINGTON DC? Or…? Please email – thanks!

MON, NOV 21 CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA- Twisted Branch Tea Bazaar (switched from Sunday)


WED, NOV 23 – PHILADELPHIA, PACha-Cha’Razzi 1918 S. Bancroft St.

THUR, NOV 24 – off – Happy Thanksgiving!

FRI, NOV 25 – New York City – Mercury Lounge, 217 East Houston St., near Avenue A. (w/ Diane Cluck & Anders Griffen, and Toby Goodshank).

MON, NOV 28 – (show 120) BARD College, NY – At SMOG

WEST COAST USA DEC 2011 (the band on these dates will be Jeff/Jack/Dave):

Thu, Dec 1 – Vancouver, Canada – The Biltmore Cabaret (395 Kingsway V5T 0A9). W/ Pineapples.

Fri, Dec 2 – Seattle, WA – Funny Button (4543 8th Ave NE, U-District). Doors 8 pm, Jeffrey Lewis & The Junkyard play at 10 pm, w/ Punishment, Zachary David Jammin’, Smile for the Sky, and Shawn Shine. ALL-AGES! $5 – $8 suggested donation (for advance tix email

ALSO – Early Show now added Fri Dec 2 in Seattle – Jeffrey Lewis at “The In,” 8 pm, 1633 17th Ave (between Olive and Madison, on the corner of Olive and 17th… Anytime Fitness is across the street). $5-$8 suggested donation? ALL-AGES. (AND Jeffrey Lewis appearance at Occupy Seattle around 5 pm… )

Sat, Dec 3 – Olympia, WA – NOTE – CHANGE OF DETAILS! TWO SHOWS! Evening show is now at DEF HOUSE (115 Sherman St. NW, Olympia, WA), starting 8 pm, w/ Jeffrey Lewis & the Junkyard, Malaikat Dan Singa (Arrington De Dionyso), Ali Baba, Penny Dreadfuls, and Briana Marela.

AND EARLY Olympia show, at 3 pm, at Chez Puget, 1139 Puget St NE, Olympia WA 98506. $5-10 sliding scale at the door. With: Skrill Meadow and Generifus. ALL-AGES!

Sun, Dec 4 – Portland, OR – Mississippi Studios (3939 N. Mississippi). W/ Almost Nearly, and Awkward Energy. 21+ only.

Mon, Dec 5 – Arcata, CA – The Bat Cave (house at 1164 11th St., a few blocks from plaza, 11th and K st.). W/ Thelittlestillnotbigenough, and Violet Crabtree’s comix presentation! ALL-AGES! $5.

PLUS – 6 pm – free in-store art-talk by Jeffrey at Missing Link Records! (819 J Street Arcata, CA 95521, right near The Bat Cave house)

Tues, Dec 6 – San Francisco, CA – Rickshaw Stop (155 Fell St). $10, W/ The Yellow Dress, & Tortured Genies. ALL-AGES!

Wed, Dec 7 – Los Angeles, CA – Echo Country Outpost (1770 Glendale Blvd). W/ Emily Lacy and Cheese On Bread. $10. ALL-AGES! May sell out… buy advance tix here. (PLUS – free daytime in-store art-talk by Jeffrey at Origami Records!)

Thu Dec 8 – San Diego, CA – (show 130)Soda Bar. $8 (3615 Cajon Blvd, 21+ only). W/ Daniel Hart, & Martin Star and Common Rotation. Info and tix here!

PLUS – SAN DIEGO – free daytime in-store art-talk by Jeffrey at M-Theory! (915 W Washington St. San Diego, CA 92103, 6 pm)

Fri, Dec 9 – TWO SHOWS:

First – Irvine, CA – 6:30 pm, at ACROBATICS EVERYDAY (at UC Irvine, Social Science Trailer 103), $6 (w/ Let’s Drive to Alaska, but they play AFTER Jeffrey)

Then – Los Angeles, CA – at Pehrspace (325 Glendale Boulevard, 213-483-7347), $7, Jeffrey Lewis, Daniel Hart, Martin Starr and Common Rotation, Little Red Lung. ALL-AGES! Doors at 9 pm.

Sat, Dec 10 – Phoenix, AZ – Trunk Space (1506 Nw Grand Ave). W/ Filardo, Fortune Cookies, and Condensed Nothing.

Sun, Dec 11 – Tucson, AZ – Skrappy’s (191 E Toole Ave). W/ DAVID NEFF, HUMAN BEHAVIOR and COMPLEX HOUSES. $8, show at 7pm. ALL-AGES!

(That’s about 134 documented shows in 2011)