Wednesday, September 25, 2013 at 10:00pm
The only scheduled U.S. appearance from supergroup Tired Pony, featuring Gary Lightbody (Snow Patrol), Peter Buck (R.E.M.), Scott McCaughey and Troy Stewart.
$25 tickets guarantee admission but not seating. Seating is limited, and is available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Doors will open at 10:00PM. Show begins at 10:30PM.
All ticket sales benefit the Housing Works mission of fighting to end AIDS and homelessness.
Note: This is a special late show. A public event will be taking place in the bookstore from 7-9PM; attendees arriving before 10PM doors can line up for entry on Crosby Street.
Praised musical collaborators Tired Pony follow their acclaimed debut The Place We Ran From (2010) with The Ghost of the Mountain, out October 1 on Gary Lightbody’s own label Heaneyville and distributed by Caroline. The band’s first record garnered critical praise from NPR, Rolling Stone and Pitchfork, and their sold out live performances in New York City and Los Angeles have been rapturously received. The new video for “All Things All At Once” can be viewed/shared here and the track is streaming here.
Tired Pony is Lightbody (Snow Patrol), Peter Buck (REM), Iain Archer, Richard Colburn (Belle and Sebastian), Scott McCaughey, Troy Stewart and producer/multi-instrumentalist Garret “Jacknife” Lee. Lightbody formed the group in 2009 to realize his long-standing ambition of making an Americana album. However, over a period of nine days in February and March, sequestered in Lee’s Topanga anyon studio, the reality outgrew his vision—The Ghost of the Mountain shows a much wider range of textures and influences. Of the recording, Buck notes, “We were trying to soak up the Topanga canyon folk vibe but also bring the discordant Krautrock and weird synth-pop sound into it too.” The sophomore release also features contributions by guest vocalists, Bronagh Gallagher, Kim Topper and Minnie Driver. Woven into the songs of the new record is the narrative of two characters dealing with an unforgiveable act that has changed both of their lives. Lightbody wrote about this same duo on The Place We Ran From and that story continues here. “We had so much fun doing the first one and I had so much more to say on the characters,” he explains.
The first member to email email@example.com will receive one complimentary pair of general admission tickets.