Gill Landry, Grammy winner live in NEWCASTLE this Feb
Landry was originally from Louisiana and started out as a busker on the streets of New Orleans before becoming a contributing member of the band Old Crow Medicine Show with whom he recorded 4 albums and toured from 2004 to 2014. He’s released 4 solo albums to critical acclaim, featuring such artists as Laura Marling, Brandi Carlile, Klara Söderberg (First Aid Kit), The Felice Brothers and Karen Elson among many others. Landry has toured extensively internationally in his own right, and has also supported Mumford & Sons, Brandi Carlile, Ben Harper, Laura Marling, Ben Howard and Bruce Hornsby.
Skeleton At The Banquet is Gill Landry’s fifth solo studio album and the follow-up to 2017’s Love Rides A Dark Horse (Loose/ATO). “This album is a series of reflections and thoughts on the collective hallucination that is America,” he tells us. “With a love song or two thrown in for good measure. I wrote it from within the refuge of a small flat, in a small village in western France where I spent last summer. I found it to be a good place for seeing the forest through the trees, so to speak.”
The album was recorded and produced in Los Angeles by Gill and Seth Ford-Young (Tom Waits, Edward Sharpe). It features Landry on vocals, guitars, pedal steel, keys & harmonica, Seth Ford-Young on bass, Josh Collazo on drums, Stewart Cole on trumpet and Odessa Jorgensen on violin.
Skeleton At The Banquet will be released 24 January 2020 on Loose.
GILL LANDRY will be heading to the UK at the start of next year in support of his new album ‘Skeleton At The Banquet’. Dates As Follows:
Gill Landry European Tour Dates
28 Jan – LONDON AMA UK Showcase (UK)
11 Feb – BRISTOL The Wardrobe (UK)
12 Feb – YORK The Crescent (UK)
13 Feb – BEDFORD Esquires (UK)
14 Feb – NEWCASTLE The Cluny (UK)
15 Feb – CHESTER St Mary’s Creative Space (UK)
16 Feb – HALIFAX The Lantern (UK)
17 Feb – GLASGOW Hug and Pint (UK)
18 Feb – LIVERPOOL The Music Room (UK)
19 Feb – LONDON Old Queen’s Head (UK)