JEFFREY LEWIS SHOWS/TOURS/LECTURES/EVENTS – 2020
JANUARY 2020: UK (solo acoustic)
UK – Jan 14-20, 2020 – Jeffrey Lewis solo acoustic little 6-day visit to the UK, doing five free record shop in-store talks/signings and a couple of small solo acoustic gigs (Sun Jan 19, 2:30pm, solo acoustic, in Huddersfield is SOLD OUT, so I’ve just ADDED a solo acoustic gig in MANCHESTER on Monday night, get tix while you can!). This is all to promote the recent release of the new album Bad Wiring. Full schedule below:
1) Tues Jan 14th – London – at Rough Trade East (Old Truman Brewery, 91 Brick Ln, E1 6Q) 6.00pm – Free w/purchase, in-store appearance/talk (Jeffrey Lewis, solo), more info here!
2) Wed Jan 15th (1st of 2 appearances today!) Portsmouth (early, 12:30pm) at Southsea’s Pie & Vinyl (61 Castle Rd, Portsmouth, Southsea PO5 3AY), 12.30pm – Free in-store appearance/talk (Jeffrey Lewis, solo)
3) Wed Jan 15th (2nd of 2 appearances today!) Brighton – at Resident Music shop (28 Kensington Gardens, Brighton BN1 4AL) 6.30pm – Free in-store appearance/talk (Jeffrey Lewis, solo)
Thurs Jan 16 – Just doing some radio stuff… on Tom Robinson’s BBC show and John Kennedy’s XFM show and one or two other radio things! (These are not airing live, but will be airing sometime in the coming weeks.)
4) Fri Jan 17 – Greater London – Banquet Records (52 Eden St, Kingston upon Thames KT1 1EE) 6.30pm. Free in-store appearance/talk (Jeffrey Lewis, solo)
5) Sat Jan 18 – Nottingham – Rough Trade (5 Broad St, NG1 3AJ) 6.30pm. Free w/purchase, in-store appearance/talk (Jeffrey Lewis, solo), more info here!
6) SUN JAN 19 – Huddersfield – **SOLD OUT** Jeffrey Lewis (solo acoustic), early afternoon at Hudderfield Library (Princess St, HD1 2SU), 2.30pm doors. W/ support from Sarah Gargano (at 2:45pm)!
7) Mon Jan 20 – Playing on Marc Riley’s show on BBC’s 6Music! AND we have JUST ADDED a solo acoustic Jeffrey Lewis gig in Manchester/Levenshulme at Fred’s Ale House on Monday night (since the Huddersfield gig is sold out in advance)! There are 40 advance tickets available to buy at Piccadilly Records (53 Oldham St, Manchester M1 1JR), and an additional 40 tix available to buy at the bar at Fred’s Ale House (in Levenshulme area: 843 Stockport Rd, Manchester M19 3PW).w/ Later Youth. 8:30pm. **SOLD OUT**
FEBRUARY 2020: Back in New York
8) SAT Feb 1 – Olivebridge NY – Winter Hoot Festival at the Ashokan Center! The fest is 3 days of great stuff, Jeffrey plays solo acoustic at 7pm on Sat Feb 1, w Jay Ungar & Molly Mason, David Amram, The Mammals and more!! (Jeffrey is also doing a 2pm “Pewter Shop Session as well, three songs in an intimate woodstove-warmed room.) Full info and tix here!
9) SUN Feb 9 – NYC – Winter 2020 Antifolk Festival at Otto’s Shrunken Head on 14th St! FB event here. INFO: “Benefit for Lach. Free entry, donations collected. The inimitable Jonathan Berger (aka Juan Burguesa) will MC the event. Anne Hussik will be doing a few songs with Proper Id drummer Jon Berger. (Not to be confused with Jonathan Berger.) Joe Bendik, Jeffrey Lewis, Mike Rimbaud, Stu Richards, Lenny Molotov, Steve Espinola, Oliver Baer, Ben Krieger, Interstate Johnson, Bill Popp, Peter Dizozza, Daniel Adam Saftler, Joff Wilson, Jason Goodrow, Eve Blackwater and more! will be storming the stage in true Antifolk style to make noise and provide help for one of our own.”
FEBRUARY-MARCH 2020: Jeffrey Lewis & The Voltage EUROPEAN Bad Wiring album-release tour!!
10) Fri Feb 14 – Augsburg, Germany – Brechtfest! (1832 im Martini Park, Provinostr 52, 86153) €30 for festival day ticket, FB info here!
(NOTE: Jeffrey will also be doing a 5pm solo FREE short in-store appearance at Gibert Joseph Record Shop, in Toulouse, 22 rue des Lois, 31000! FB event here!)
15) Wed Feb 19 – Barcelona, SPAIN – Heliogàbal – **SOLD OUT** (Carrer de Ramón y Cajal, 80, 08012) 10€/12€. FB event here!
17) Fri Feb 21 – Pamplona, SPAIN – Nebula (Calle San Francisco, 24, 31001)
19) Sun Feb 23 – Bordeaux, FRANCE -QG Astrodøme **SOLD OUT (54 Cours de la Marne, 33800) 12€. Reservations and FB event here!
20) Mon Feb 24 – Nantes, FRANCE – Cour:87 **SOLD OUT (87 Rue Maréchal Joffre, 44000) FB event here!
21) Tues Feb 25 – Saint-Satur, FRANCE – Café de L’Union **SOLD OUT (26 rue Hilaire Amagat, 18300)10€
22) Wed Feb 26 – Paris, FRANCE – La Boule Noire (120 Boulevard de Rochechouart) 13€ adv, 15€ day-of. FB event and tickets here!
23) Thu Feb 27 – Lille, FRANCE – La Bulle Café (47/49 Rue d’Arras, 59000) w/ support from our NYC antifolk buddies The Johns and True Dreams, so glad to be doing a gig in Lille with these two NYC bands, crossing paths on tour for one night only! Tix here and FB event here!
ALSO a FREE daytime in-store appearance at Gigaswing Records in Hasselt (Kapelstraat 28) 3pm!
26) Sun March 1 – Groningen, NL – VERA club (Oosterstraat 44, 9711) w/ Nele Needs a Holiday! Tix here!
28) Tues March 3 – Amsterdam, NL – Paradiso NOORD (NOTE: altho we’re just finding this out on show date, this is NOT the normal Paradiso but a whole different location! Sorry for any confusion!) Tickets here! FB event here!
30) Thu March 5 – Utrecht, NL – dBs (CAB-Rondom 100, 3534 BE) w/ Nele Needs a Holiday! Tix and FB event page here!
(PLUS Jeffrey Lewis does a free in-store appearance at 6:30pm at Dig It! Recordstore [Loeff Berchmakerstraat 9, Utrecht], signing copies of new album Bad Wiring and doing other stuff…)
31) Fri March 6 – Barenbach, GERMANY – Shorty’s 55758 Bärenbach (near Idar-Oberstein )
THEN: Back in the USA…
CANCELLED STUFF DUE TO COVID-19 PANDEMIC:
CANCELLED/POSTPONED: Thurs March 19 – **POSTPONED** – Skidmore College, NY – **THIS GIG IS GETTING PUSHED BACK TO SOME HYPOTHETICAL FUTURE TIME... – SORRY FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE. Falstaff’s Pavilion (Falstaff’s Lane, Skidmore College, 815 N Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866)
CANCELLED/POSTPONED: Fri March 20 – Kingston NY – **THIS GIG IS GETTING CANNED TILL SOME HYPOTHETICAL FUTURE TIME... BSP Lounge (323 Wall St, 12401) Early show! Doors open 7pm, all music ends by 9pm! Age 18+ only. $8 adv, $12 day-of. Tix here and FB event here!
CANCELLED/POSTPONED: Sat & Sun April 4th-5th, NYC – Jeffrey will be at a table at the MoCCA indie-comix weekend event…
May 2020 USA tour
CANCELLED/POSTPONED: Thurs May 7 – Philadelphia PA – City Winery (990 Filbert St, 19107) All-ages! (rescheduled from Thurs May 7) TBC
CANCELLED/POSTPONED: Fri May 8 – Washington DC – Comet Ping Pong (5037 Connecticut Ave NW, 20008) Jeffrey Lewis & The Voltage, w/ special guests Art Sorority! 10pm. All-ages! $12. FB event here and tix here!
CANCELLED/POSTPONED: Sat May 9 – Raleigh NC – Wicked Witch (416 W South St, 27601) w/ Stray Owls and Empty Disco! 18+ only, $12. Doors 8pm. FB event here!
CANCELLED/POSTPONED: Mon May 11 – Atlanta GA – New Square (a temporary pop-up, at Underground Atlanta -“The Bakery is excited to announce a new project at the New Square building in Downtown Atlanta… We do not have a dedicated address. For transportation and ride share, use this address for the parking lot across the street: 15 Wall St SE, Atlanta, GA 30303) All-ages! FB event here!
CANCELLED/POSTPONED: Tues May 12 – Gainesville FL – The Atlantic (15 N Main St, 32601) $10 adv /$12 day-of. FB event here!
CANCELLED/POSTPONED: Wed May 13 – Orlando FL – Will’s Pub (1042 N Mills Ave, 32803) w/ Zap Dragon (& one more tba)! Tix $10 adv /$12 day-of. FB event here!
CANCELLED/POSTPONED: Thurs May 14 – Miami FL – Churchill’s (5501 NE 2nd Ave, 33137) w/ The Barely Damned! FB event here!
CANCELLED/POSTPONED: Fri May 15 – St Petersburg FL – Lucky You Tattoo (9633 Bay Pines Blvd, 33708) Doors at 8pm. $10 adv/ $12 day-of. All Ages! FB event here!
CANCELLED/POSTPONED: Sat May 16 -** Jacksonville/St Augustine FL?**(if anyone can help us get a gig pls email JeffLewisBand@Gmail.com – thnx!)
CANCELLED/POSTPONED: Sun May 17 – Tallahassee FL – The Bark (507 All Saints St, 32301) w/ local support tba! $10, all-ages. FB event here!
CANCELLED/POSTPONED: Tues May 19 – Birmingham AL – Mom’s Basement (4411 3rd Ave S, 35222) Jeffrey Lewis & The Voltage, w/ Dommel Mosel! 21+ only. FB event here!
CANCELLED/POSTPONED: Thurs May 21 – Louisville KY – Kaiju Bar (1004 E Oak St, 40204) Jeffrey Lewis & The Voltage, w/ Grace Joyner and Dr Vitamin, doors open at 8pm, music at 8:30! $10 adv, $12 day-of. 21+ only.
CANCELLED/POSTPONED: Fri May 22 – Morgantown WV – 123 Pleasant Street (123 Pleasant St, 26505) w/ support tba! $10 adv /$12 door. FB event here!
CANCELLED/POSTPONED: Sat May 23 – Baltimore MD – Sidebar (218 E Lexington St, 21202) w/ Matt Pless and Triple Bunk Bed! $10 adv /$12 day-of! Doors 9pm. All ages (but with $2 venue surcharge on under-21s). FB event here!
CANCELLED/POSTPONED: Sun May 24 – Toms River NJ – The Clubhouse (16 Washington St., 08753) w/ Skylar Pocket! $10, 7PM doors, 8PM music. FB event here!
LIVESTREAM-under-LOCKDOWN Jeffrey Lewis events (should these really be called “gigs”?)
Tues May 5 – Don Giovanni Records IG – Jeffrey plays at 9:30pm EST on the Don Giovanni Records IG. This is a “festival” in support of the Jersey City Rapid Maker Response Group, and Face Shields for Jersey City Medical Workers, via United Way of Hudson County. The Jersey City Rapid Maker Response Group is a group of 50+ volunteers who are using 3D printers to produce face shields for local healthcare workers in Jersey City! Jeffrey says “I already donated to support their volunteer work, and I hope that inspires you to consider sending them something too, at https://charity.gofundme.com/o/en/campaign/face-masks The Don Giovanni Records online Instagram benefit “festival” has lots of great performers, starting 7pm EST, info here: https://www.facebook.com/events/1459604410885575/
Sat May 9 – Artifact (of Cincinatti OH) – Jeffrey Lewis, live-stream from the Radio Artifact Facebook page at 9pm EST. Event here!
Mon May 18 – Cafe Kino (of Bristol UK), 4:50pm EST, livestream event on the Cafe Kino Instagram, Jeffrey Lewis plays in support of https://www.crowdfunder.co.uk/cafe-kino-survival-fund-1
Fri June 5 – (POSTPONED TILL AUGUST 15) – Roadhouse Song Swap – 7pm EST – Jeffrey Lewis does a combo livestream interview/performance, thanks to the Roadhouse venue of Gainesville, Florida! It’ll stream from their Twitch channel, which is twitch.tv/roadhousediy
SAT AUG 1 – SHAKEMORE FESTIVAL 2020 (online), w/ Jad Fair, R. Stevie Moore, Don Fleming, Lumberob, Weird Paul Rock Band, Danielson, Scott Fry Experience, The Lovely Eggs, Velvet Monkeys, Tav Falco’s Panther Burns, Rev. Fred Lane, Kathy (Dead Dog’s Eyeball) McCarty, The Tinklers, BMX Bandits, Half Japanese, Jeffrey Lewis and MORE! You can see it all (anytime, actually!) on Youtube here!
Sat Aug 15 – “Roadhouse DIY Song Swap with Jeffrey Lewis and Cooper!” – Streamed on Cooper’s Twitch channel, from Florida: twitch.tv/roadhousediy … “Songwriters Jeffrey Lewis and Cooper! will take turns playing songs and exchanging stories this coming Saturday as part of The Roadhouse DIY’s Song Swap Series.”
__ gigs/appearances total in 2020 (plus the 3 in-stores in Europe in Feb-March 2020)
(will tally it up at the end of the year!)