Kevin Kane (Grapes of Wrath) May 2009 Tour
Apr. 3rd, 2009
Kevin Kane (Grapes of Wrath) On Tour
First Shows in Ontario/Quebec in 10 years!
Kevin Kane, one half of the vocals/songwriting duo of the legendary Grapes of Wrath is touring Ontario and Quebec for the first time as a solo artist and for the first time in 10 years since The Grapes of Wrath.
Kevin's current album is a sweet dreamy affair exactly as you'd expect it to be.
"How to Build A Lighthouse" has been released worldwide on Bongo Beat Records and in Japan by Sandfish Records. The reviews have been ecstatic and Kevin Kane won new friends with a showcase spot at the legendary Cavern Club in Liverpool last year, where he also performed live on BBC Liverpool.
Kevin has been a busy guy playing with various West Coast musicians including Leroy Stagger, not to mention a surprise Grapes of Wrath reunion in Vancouver which has resulted in a great YouTube clip:
Kevin at the Railway Club, Vancouver:
How To Build A Lighthouse:
"... a true return to form with instantly infectious melodies wrapped up in spacey, psych-tinged arrangements. While Kane's voice shows no signs of age, there is a noticeable darkness over much of the album that has come with maturity. "Late Night" and "Closer" swirl with this attitude, although several other songs like "No Postcards" hum along like Teenage Fanclub at their sunniest. Throw in an excellent cover of Pink Floyd's "Arnold Layne" and >How To Build A Lighthouse< adds up to quintessential Kevin Kane, which should appeal to not just Grapes of Wrath fans." EXCLAIM
Kevin Kane May '09 Ontario + Quebec tour:
Note: Elephant Stone is the great new band by Rishi Dhir (ex-High Dials)
They are backing Kevin up on his Toronto and Montreal shows
Tuesday, May 5 - Maxwell's Music House (Waterloo) w/ TwoTwentyTwo
Wednesday, May 6 - Rivoli (Toronto) w/ TwoTwentyTwo
Thursday, May 7 - London Music Club (London) w/ TwoTwentyTwo
Friday, May 8 - Moonshine Cafe (Oakville) w/ TwoTwentyTwo
Saturday, May 9 - The Drake Hotel (Toronto w/ Elephant Stone)
Sunday, May 10 - Il Motore (Montreal w/ Elephant Stone)
Tuesday, May 12 - Bar Fly (Montreal)
Wednesday, May 13 - The Spill (Peterborough) w/ TwoTwentyTwo
Thursday, May 14 - Black Sheep (Wakefield) w/ TwoTwentyTwo
Friday, May 15 - Hamilton - POSTPONED til Fall
Saturday, May 16 - Mono Cliffs, Orangeville