Seeing singer-songwriter and Austin legend Daniel Johnston in live performance has all the time been a uncommon alternative, as his struggles with psychological sickness stop him from performing dwell all that always. And in line with Stereogum, the 56-year-old has simply introduced a sequence of tour dates that he says can be his final dwell reveals ever.
Johnston’s backing band on every cease on the five-city tour (with extra dates reportedly to return) can be composed of musicians influenced by his work—together with Jeff Tweedy, Constructed To Spill, Fashionable Baseball, the Districts, and members of the Preservation Corridor Jazz Band—who Johnston has entrusted with hand-selecting set lists from his again catalog. Every cease on the tour may even be preceded by a screening of the 2005 documentary The Satan And Daniel Johnston, about Johnston’s life and work.
Daniel Johnston Tour 2017
9/28—New Orleans, LA—The Pleasure theater (with the Preservation All-Stars)
10/four—Philadelphia, PA—Tower Theater (with the Districts and Fashionable Baseball)
10/20—Chicago, IL—The Vic (with Jeff Tweedy & Pals)
11/08—Portland, OR—Revolution Corridor (with Constructed To Spill and others)
11/11—Vancouver, BC—Venue Nightclub (with Constructed To Spill and others)
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