Twin Shadow and his dad (!) announce “True Story” tour


truestory Twin Shadow and his dad (!) announce True Story tour

George Lewis Jr., aka Twin Shadow, will bring his latest effort, Confess, to life on what he’s billing as the “True Story” tour. The jaunt kicks off days before his appearance at Sasquatch! Music Festival and revolves around the theme of storytelling. Specifically, each date will feature Lewis or his father (!) tell the audience “one True Story” from their lives.

The leather-clad songwriter offered up some more context:

You know when someone tells a story and says “crazier things have happened!” well, you always wish they would just tell you that crazier thing. Like, why would you want to hear a story that’s not as good? My father told me great stories my whole life, I often wonder if his stories influenced the way I write music. When talk came up of Twin Shadow hitting the road this year I thought again about how we could make each show special, how each city could have a unique piece of Twin Shadow. I thought about my father’s stories, I thought about the stories I tell my friends and I thought this tour would be a good place to share them, so for every city we play my father or myself will tell you one True Story. 24 Cities. 24 Stories.  A story for New York, A story for Toronto, A Story for every show on the tour. A gem from the depths of my fathers life and a stone from the recent corners of mine, tales retold from lovers and friends. Welcome to the Twin Shadow True Story Tour.

Consult the full itinerary below and kickstart your morning with the video for “Five Seconds” shortly thereafter.

Twin Shadow 2013 Tour Dates:
03/06 – Monterrey, MX @ Festival Nrml
05/22 – Solana Beach, CA @ Belly Up Tavern *
05/24 – San Francisco, CA @ Great American Music Hall *
05/27 – George, WA @ Sasquatch! Music Festival
05/28 – Vancouver, BC @ Commodore Ballroom *
05/31 – Minneapolis, MN @ First Avenue *
06/01 – Chicago, IL @ Metro *
06/03 – Milwaukee, WI @ Turner Hall Ballroom *
06/05 – Detroit, MI @ Magic Stick *
06/06 – Cleveland Heights, OH @ Grog Shop *
06/07 – Toronto, ON @ Phoenix Concert Theatre *
06/09 – New York, NY @ Governors Ball Music Festival
06/12 – Boston, MA @ Paradise *
06/15 – Washington, DC @ Black Cat *
06/16 – Carrboro, NC @ Cats Cradle *
06/18 – Atlanta, GA @ Terminal West *
06/20 – New Orleans, LA @ The Maison *
06/21 – Houston, TX @ Fitzgerald’s *
06/22 – Austin, TX @ Emo’s East *
06/24 – Dallas, TX @ Granada Theater *
06/26 – El Paso, TX @ Tricky Falls *
06/27 – Phoenix, AZ @ The Crescent Ballroom *
06/28 – Pomona, CA @ The Glass House *
06/29 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Fonda Theatre *
07/12-14 – Lisbon, PT @ Optimus Alive! Festival

* = w/ Elliphant