Fleet Foxes, Grizzly Bear, Beach House team-up for Gene Clark tribute tour
Members of Fleet Foxes, Grizzly Bear and Beach House are among the artists teaming up up for a short tour in which they will perform Gene Clark's 1974 album No Other in its entirety.
According to a story on Pitchfork, lead vocal duties will be handled by Fleet Foxes' Robin Pecknold, Grizzly Bear's Daniel Rossen, the Walkmen's Hamilton Leithauser, Iain Matthews of Plainsong/Fairport Convention, and Beach House's Victoria Legrand. The rest of the band features Beach House's Alex Scally, Wye Oak's Jenn Wasner, plus members of Lower Dens, Cass McCombs' band, Celebration, and Mt. Royal.
The band will re-create No Other note-for-note onstage. Tickets for the shows are available through Beach House's website, and each show will include a screening of a specially edited version of the documentary, The Byrd Who Flew Alone: The Triumphs And Tragedy Of Gene Clark. You can read our review of the documentary here.
January 22 - Philadelphia, PA - Union Transfer
January 23 - Baltimore, MD - Floristree
January - 24 Washington, DC - 9:30 Club
January 25 - New York, NY - Music Hall of Williamsburg
Meanwhile, Iain Matthews will release his new solo album, The Art of Obscurity, on February 3, 2014.
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