The Mountain Goats: Glasgow & Brighton Shows Are Now Sold Out
The Mountain Goats: Glasgow and Brighton shows are now sold out. Extremely limited tickets remain for the rest of the UK/EU tour. A list of remaining dates can be found below.
Regarding the tour, the band said the following: “We have a bunch of new songs to play of course and a bunch of ideas about what else to do and I am so excited to bring this show over to you all. First time in Norway since forever! Opening night in Leeds will be be me & Matt’s fourth-ever duo show! We’ll be listening to the tapes of last year’s three-night run for inspiration but of course also playing stuff from Goths and who knows what else — every time you change up the presentation, it opens up new possibilities in songs you might not otherwise even think of playing. Can’t wait. Thanks everybody for the long wait, I know we don’t get over to the other side of the Atlantic that often.”
In other band news, The podcast, I Only Listen to the Mountain Goats, recently made its debut. The show finds Joseph Fink, creator of Welcome to Night Vale and Alice Isn’t Dead, in conversation with one of his artistic heroes, John Darnielle, singer and songwriter of the Mountain Goats. Season One explores the stories behind the Mountain Goats’ album All Hail West Texas, one song at a time.
In each episode, John, Joseph, and special guests discuss songwriting, storytelling, current events, and the art and artists that inspire them. Each episode will also premiere a brand new cover version of the song discussed that week, recorded just for the podcast by artists like Amanda Palmer, Andrew Bird, and Dessa.
On May 19, 2017, the Mountain Goats released their sixteenth studio album, Goths, via Merge Records. Bassist Peter Hughes described the album’s theme as goth, covering the bands that “never made it out of Fender’s Ballroom, the Gene Loves Jezebels of the world—the ones whose gothic paths were overtaken by the realities of life, or of its opposite.” The latest effort marks the first time the band did not incorporate any guitars, excluding bass guitar, into an album.
The Mountain Goats 2017 Tour Dates
Oct 05 Brudenell Social Club Leeds, United Kingdom Sold Out
Oct 06 Brudenell Social Club Leeds, United Kingdom Sold Out
Oct 08 The Button Factory Dublin, Ireland Sold Out
Oct 09 Glasgow Art School Glasgow, United Kingdom Sold Out
Oct 11 O2 SHEPHERDS BUSH EMPIRE London, United Kingdom
Oct 12 The Haunt Brighton, United Kingdom Sold Out
Oct 13 De Helling Utrecht, Netherlands
Oct 15 Pumpehuset Copenhagen West, Denmark
Oct 16 Debaser Strand Stockholm, Sweden
Oct 17 John Dee Oslo, Norway Sold Out
Nov 06 9:30 Club Washington, DC
Nov 07 9:30 Club Washington, DC
Nov 08 Calvin Theatre Northampton, MA
Nov 10 White Eagle Hall Jersey City, NJ Sold Out
Nov 11 Union Transfer Philadelphia, PA Sold Out
Nov 12 Brooklyn Steel Brooklyn, NY
Nov 13 House Of Blues Boston, MA
Nov 15 Newport Music Hall Columbus, OH
Nov 16 Majestic Theatre Detroit, MI
Nov 17 Riviera Theatre Chicago, IL
Nov 18 First Avenue Minneapolis, MN
Dec 02 Mr. Small’s Theatre Millvale, PA
Dec 03 Culture Center Theater Charleston, WV
Dec 04 Harvester Performance Center Rocky Mount, VA
Dec 05 The National Richmond, VA
Dec 06 Carolina Theatre Durham, NC