Cass McCombs has today announced new European tour dates beginning Nov 2nd in London for Mirrors Festival and including shows around the UK and mainland Europe.
McCombs was also featured this week on a new track from Tinariwen which you can listen to below…
McCombs 72-page debut book of poetry with illustrations from the author, ‘Toy Fabels’ will be released on October 16th.
Reading ‘Toy Fabels’ feels like travelling through McCombs’ singular itinerant experiences — high and low voices merge, as childhood and adulthood, the east and west coasts, paganism and religion, twist into each other. A central theme is memory, especially a sort of half-remembered, half-obscured — but never idealised — landscape of Northern California. This remembered landscape is always in flux, shaping McCombs’ poetic language. Within this unique place, ‘Toy Fabels’ features a number of unnamed narrators — from delinquent graffiti artists telling absurdist tales, to Marquis de Sade’s shadow and echo, to a disembodied voice that provides the mythic grounding for the collection.
Tour dates below…
30 Aug – 2 Sep – Larmer Tree Gardens @ End of the Road Festival
2 Nov – London @ MIRRORS
5 Nov – Madrid, ES @ Teatro Lara
6 Nov – Cadiz, ES @ Edificio Constitucion 1812
7 Nov – Porto, PT @ CCOP
8 Nov – Braga, PT @ GNRation
9 Nov – Lisbon, PT @ ZBD Gallery
11 Nov – Barcelona, ES @ La Nau
13 Nov – Zurich, CH @ Rote Fabrik
14 Nov – Cologne, DE @ Buhmann & SOHN
15 Nov – Utrecht, NL @ Cloud9, Tivioli
17 Nov – Brighton @ One Church
18 Nov – Bristol @ St. Georges Church
19 Nov – Dublin @ The Button Factory
20 Nov – Leeds @ Belgrave Music Hall
21 Nov – Manchester @ Dancehouse Theatre
23 Nov – Glasgow @ Great Western Festival, Mackintosh Church