North Dakota’s finest troubadour Tom Brosseau returns to the UK to tour his first solo release in 5 years and his 7th studio album to date. ‘Grass Punks’ was released via Tin Angel records on 20th January 2014.
In the past Brosseau has toured with John Doe, Juliana Hatfield, PJ Harvey and his songs have been covered by such acts as Mice Parade (FatCat), Blues grass artist Chris Thile, Norwegian multi-instrumentalist Silje Nes and Emily & Christy.
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Since 2010, Brosseau has performed with Becky Stark and John C. Reilly in John Reilly & Friends, a band devoted to the current American folk music revival, whose members also include Dan Bern, Willie Watson, Greg Leisz, Jerry Roe and Sebastian Steinberg. In 2011, Reilly and Brosseau recorded a 7″ vinyl single entitled John & Tom that was produced by Jack White for Third Man Records.
He has toured the UK, Japan, Canada, Portugal, Iceland, Australia; performed in bars, backyards, grand halls, subways, theaters, old folks homes; exchanged songs and poetry with many talented folks, including Susan Orlean, Ramblin’ Jack Elliott, Patrick Marber, Bonnie Raitt and the late Sam Hinton.
The UK tour dates are as follows…
Saturday 12th April – Sebright Arms, London
Sunday 13th April – The Louisiana, Bristol
Monday 14th April – The Castle Hotel, Manchester
Tuesday 15th April – The Green Door Store, Brighton