José González on tour with Rufus Wainwright, playing 2 livestreams (BV presale for the New York show)
Rufus wainwright and José González will be on the road together this fall as part of the “Breaking the Rules in the Local Valley” tour. (The tour name is a combination of the titles from Rufus’ 2020 album and José’s upcoming album.) The nine-date tour begins September 20 in Kansas City and ends in New York City on September 30 at the Rooftop at Pier 17, and between the hits Des Moines, Minneapolis, Chicago, Carmel (IN), Detroit and Boston. José also has a European tour planned below for all tour dates.
Tickets for the entire tour go on sale Friday, May 7 at 10 a.m., but you can get tickets for the New York show early with the BrooklynVegan in presale starting Thursday, May 6 at 10:00 a.m.. Check back Thursday morning for the presale password. UPDATE: The password is BROOKLYNVEGAN.
José González ‘ Local valley will be released on September 17th via Mute. Our exclusive red vinyl edition of the album is sold out, but you can still win a copy, as well as a $ 200 credit to the BrooklynVegan store, by entering here.
Meanwhile, Jose has a few live connected events on the horizon. On June 10 at 3 p.m. EDT is “Up Close & Personal,” an “intimate and personal evening with live music and conversation with José González,” live from the Gothenburg Botanical Garden. Then on September 12, it’s a livestream of the first show on the Local valley to visit. Both shows will have features that “include the ability for the viewer to seamlessly switch camera angles, show appreciation through digital applause, enter chat rooms and more.” A ticket gives you access to both live streams and those are on sale now.
José also has a new video for the single “Visions”, directed by Mikel Cee Karlsson, and you can watch it below.
JOSÉ GONZÁLEZ X RUFUS WAINWRIGHT
TOUR OF THE USA 2021
10 – Performances of the live broadcast “Up & Close” *
12 – Live performances *
20 – Kansas City, MO – Uptown Theater
21 – Des Moines, IA – Hoyt Sherman Place
23 – Minneapolis, MN – Northrop At UMN
24 – Chicago, IL – The Chicago Theater
25 – Carmel, IN – The Palladium at the Center for the Performing Arts
26 – Detroit, MI – Cathedral Theater at Masonic Temple
28 – Washington, DC – The Anthem
29 – Boston, MA – The Orpheum Theater
30 – New York, NY – The roof of Pier 17
1 – Glenside, PA – Keswick Theater
* Not a Rufus Wainwright show
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JOSÉ GONZÁLEZ EUROPEAN TOUR 2021
30 – Madrid, Spain – Noches del Botanico
7 – Shambrook, UK – DJ Koze presents @ Tofte Manor
27 – Neustrelitz, Germany – Immergut Festival
5 – Cabane des Becs de Bosson, Switzerland – PALP Festival
4 – Antwerp, Belgium – Da Roma
5 – Paris, France – Trianon
6 – Köln, Germany – Carlswerk Victoria
7 – Amsterdam, Netherlands – Paradiso
8 – Nijmegen, The Netherlands – Doornroosje
9 – Berlin, Germany – Astra
1 – Brighton, United Kingdom – Brighton Dome
2 – London, United Kingdom – Cadogan Hall
3 – Gateshead, United Kingdom – Sage Gateshead
4 – Liverpool, United Kingdom – Grand Central Hall
5 – Glasgow, United Kingdom – O2 Academy
6 – Manchester, United Kingdom – Albert Hall