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STEVE GUNN announces UK summer tour dates,

“… although he hasn’t ditched the airily intricate, exploratory and almost meditative guitar style that’s made his name, his new songs are more direct, bigger and surprisingly hooky in places” – Metro

Celebrated singer-songwriter Steve Gunn will return to the UK this summer for a run of headline shows following the release of his acclaimed new album The Unseen In Between on Matador Records. These include full band performances at Brighton, Nottingham, Glasgow and Bristol, as well as a special intimate solo show at London’s Omeara on September 17th. Gunn will also be playing at End Of The Road festival and has announced further European dates. A full live schedule can be found below.

With this news comes a special session of The Unseen In Between standout ‘Morning Is Mended’ for TOUTPARTOUT Sessions . Filmed in Kunsthal Ghent, a former monastery turned into a visual arts hub, the cavernous space lends itself majestically to the touching ode to dawn and its mesmerising finger-picked guitar melody.

The newly announced shows continue Gunn’s worldwide run of dates in support of his widely praised new album The Unseen In Between, including a sold-out April show at London’s Oslo. An admired and in-demand collaborator as well as solo artist, Gunn recently added further production credits to his name for Michael Chapman’s new album, True North. He will also be performing a special soundtrack to Andy Warhol’s Kiss alongside Kim Gordon, Bill Nace, and John Truscinski, at the opening of Gordon’s Lo-Fi Glamour exhibition on May 16th at the Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh.

Over the past few years, Steve Gunn has become one of American folk-rock’s most pivotal and regarded figures – conjuring immersive and psychedelic sonic landscapes live and on record, releasing a stream of lauded albums that have appeared in a multitude of ‘best of’ lists, and recording exploratory collaborations with artists including Mike Cooper, Hiss Golden Messenger, Kurt Vile, and Michael Chapman. Written in the wake of his father’s passing, The Unseen In Between is Steve’s most accomplished and moving work to date, with sweeping and immersive songs showcasing his deft yet minimal guitar style to the backdrop of rich instrumentation, the lyrics meditative and mysterious yet intimate and poignant.

Tour dates

26/08 : Patterns – Brighton (UK)
27/08 : Bodega – Nottingham (UK)
28/08 : Stereo – Glasgow (UK)
29/08 : Exchange – Bristol (UK)
30/08 : End of the Road – Dorset (UK)

17/09 : Omeara – London (UK) solo show