The Fenway Recording Sessions continues this August with Gauntlet Hair at Church on Saturday, August 3rd. This year, the band released their sophomore album, "Stills," which streamed in full before it's official release via Pitchfork Advance. Listen to their stand out track "Top Bunk" and grab your tickets to the show now, before they're gone. The following Friday, August 9th, the White Buffalo also plays at Church. With their new album, "Shadows, Greys, and Evil Ways," set for release on September 10th, White Buffalo will be touring the US throughout August and early September. Recently, the band's track "The American Dream" was included in the soundtrack for the blockbuster flick, 'The Lone Ranger'. Listen to the track in the album sampler.
Then, on August 21st, the Fenway Recordings Sessions welcomes Geographer and GRMLN at Church. After being selected one of three ‘Undiscovered Bands You Need To Hear Now’ by SPIN Magazine and garnering considerable word-of-mouth praise from their energetic live shows, the Geographer signed to San Francisco-based label Tricycle Records. Check out the session they did earlier this year with Audiotree and grab your tickets now. GRMLN will open the show.
To kick off our fall lineup, Dirty Beaches takes the stage at Church on September 5th. Dirty Beaches' album "Drifters/Love is the Devil" was awarded a Best New Music certificate by Pitchfork. Stream the album on BandCamp and pick up your tickets to the show here.
On September 13th we have a Sessions doubleheader! The Rosebuds play their own version of Sade's "Love Deluxe" at The Red Room @ Cafe 939. Pick up your tickets here. On the same night, Lightning Dust takes the stage at Church. Amber Webber and Josh Wells of Lightning Dust recently released their third album "Fantasy" on June 25th. Jagjaguwar described it as "...skeletal synth pop, modern R&B beats..." Their track, Diamonds can be listened to for free here.
Just added to the fall lineup, Jenny Hval takes the stage at The Red Room @ Cafe 939 on Wednesday, September 25th. The Norwegian experimental singer/songwriter has received raving reviews, including a 9/10 from Pop Matters on her recent release "Innocence is Kinky." Check out her track "Mephisto In The Water" on Soundcloud and pick up your tickets to the show here.
On October 16th, Foy Vance also plays The Red Room @ Cafe 939. The Irish singer/songwriter has toured with the likes of Bonnie Raitt, Michael Kiwanuka, Marcus Foster, Snow Patrol, and Ed Sheeran, and takes to the road this fall to support his latest release. Listen to the title track of his latest album "Joy of Nothing" here and grab your tickets now.
Later into the fall, Disappears and Weekend play Church on Wednesday, October 23rd. On Aug 26, Disappears will releasing their new album "Era" which features the track "Power." Weekend also takes the stage that night. Their new album "Jinx" was given three and a half stars in Rolling Stone and was recently featured on NPR's "First Listen," which you can check out here. Opening the show is Nothing, a four piece punk band from Philadelphia. Check out their video for "Downward Years To Come," which premiered via Stereogum and get your tickets to the show here.
San Fermin takes the stage on October 26th at The Red Room @ Cafe 939. Self-described as a "pastiche of post-rock, chamber-pop and contemporary classical composition" San Fermin is the project of Brooklyn composer and songwriter Ellis Ludwig-Leone. Listen to "Sonsick," the first track off of their self-titled album, due out this September via Downtown Records.
ALL UPCOMING FENWAY RECORDINGS SESSIONS: Gauntlet Hair @ Church :: August 3 :: Tickets The White Buffalo @ Church :: August 9 :: Tickets Geographer w/ GRMLN @ Church :: August 21 :: Tickets Dirty Beaches @ Church :: September 5 :: Tickets The Rosebuds @ The Red Room at Cafe 939 :: September 13 :: Tickets Lightning Dust @ Church :: September 13 :: Tickets Jenny Hval @ The Red Room at Cafe 939 :: September 25 :: Tickets Foy Vance @ The Red Room at Cafe 939 :: October 16 :: Tickets Disappears / Weekend @ Church :: October 23 :: Tickets San Fermin @ The Red Room at Cafe 939 :: October 26 :: Tickets