The Mountain Goats have announced more tour dates for this fall in support of new album Beat the Champ, which include a short run of John Darnielle solo tour dates. The solo tour is being dubbed the “All Roads Lead to Lincoln Solo Tour”, and include some places where Darnielle has never performed before, including Lincoln, Nebraska.
Darnielle says of the tour in a statement:
Did you know I lived three hours from Lincoln for a decade or so and never once played there? All that’s about to change! I really enjoy stretching my legs out on a few solo shows a year, there’s room for songs that just don’t fit into the burn-down-the-barn-and-feed-the-ashes-to-your-enemies-but-then-feel-guilty-about-it-because-your-enemies-have-feelings-too milieu of the full-band set. See you out there!
Check out the full set of dates below, including both solo and full band shows.
Mountain Goats tour dates:
9/8 St. Louis, MO – Off Broadway (solo Darnielle)
9/9 Lawrence, KS – Lawrence Arts Center (solo Darnielle)
9/10 Lincoln, NE – Vega (solo Darnielle)
9/12 Ames, IA – Maximum Ames Music Festival (solo Darnielle)
11/12 Leeds, UK – Brudenell Social Club
11/13 Glasgow, UK – Art School
11/14 Dublin, IE – Whelans
11/15 Manchester, UK – Gorilla
11/17 Bristol, UK – Trinity
11/18 Brighton, UK – Komedia
11/19 London, UK – O2 Shepherds Bush Empire
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