Kristin Andreassen’s subtlely jaw-dropping new album ‘Gondolier’ continues to gather momentum:
+ Andreassen launches her first solo, headlining tour today and has added support dates on both coasts:
3/4 :: Cambridge, MA :: Club Passim
3/7 :: Katonah, NY :: Caramoor Center for The Arts (opening for Dom Flemons)
3/10 :: New York, NY :: Joe’s Pub (Full band)
3/20 :: Charlottesville, VA :: Jefferson Theater (Opening for Love Canon)
3/21 :: Annapolis, MD :: Ramshead (Opening for Love Canon)
4/1 :: Portland, OR :: Alberta Street Public House (co-bill w/ Ruth Moody)
4/4 :: Seattle, WA :: Town Hall (opening for The Onlies)
4/8-19 :: House Concert tour through Southern British Columbia (w/ Jon Neufeld of Black Prairie)
The Joe’s Pub show will see her joined onstage by Aoife O’Donovan and
Ruth Ungar, who, with Kristin, made up Sometymes Why. Chris Eldridge of
the Punch Brothers will open the show, which will also feature shadow
+ Syndicated radio show Folk Alley posted video of Andreassen performing.
+ On release week, ‘Gondolier’ was featured on the Singer-Songwriter page of the iTunes Store.
+ Andreassen joined the Mix Tape Music roster, joining Charles Bradley,
Andrew Bird, Beach House, Dolly Parton, Wye Oak, Dr. Dog, Conor Oberst,
and others on the synch license-pitching agency.
+ The Village Voice premiered the video for “Lookout,” which was written
during Hurricane Irene and was filmed in Red Hook, and ends with a
tintype puzzle of Kristin.
+ ‘Gondolier’ remains in the 20 top of the Roots Music Report’s Folk Albums chart.
+ Andreassen’s WFUV session aired Sunday in NYC.
+ She was the talk of Folk Alliance International, performing nine showcases.