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J Mascis

J Mascis Tour Dates and Upcoming Concerts

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On tour Yes
Followers 66,053
Category Singer, Alternative, Indie, Folk, Songwriter
Concerts
Feb
24
The Triffid
Newstead
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Mar
09
The Drake
Amherst
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Apr
02
Trix
Antwerpen
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Apr
03
Paradiso
Amsterdam
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Apr
05
Kulturhaus Peter Edel
Berlin
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Apr
07
EartH
London
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Apr
08
Gorilla
Manchester
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Apr
10
The Garage
Glasgow
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Apr
12
The Button Factory
Dublin
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About J Mascis
It’s all but inconceivable that J Mascis requires an introduction. In the quarter-century since he founded Dinosaur (Jr.), Mascis has created some of the era’s signature songs, albums and styles. As a skier, golfer, songwriter, skateboarder, record producer and musician, J has few peers. The laconically-based roar of his guitar, drums and vocals have driven a long string of bands – Deep Wound, Dinosaur Jr., Gobblehoof, Velvet Monkeys, the Fog, Witch, Sweet Apple – and he has guested on innumerable sessions. But Several Shades of Why is J’s first solo studio record, and it is an album of incredible beauty, performed with a delicacy not always associated with his work. Recorded at Amherst Massachusetts’ Bisquiteen Studios, Several Shades is nearly all acoustic and was created with the help of a few friends. Notable amongst them are Kurt Vile, Sophie Trudeau (A Silver Mount Zion), Kurt Fedora (long-time collusionist), Kevin Drew (Broken Social Scene), Ben Bridwell (Band of Horses), Pall Jenkins (Black Heart Procession), Matt Valentine (The Golden Road) and Suzanne Thorpe (Wounded Knees). Together in small mutable groupings, they conjure up classic sounds ranging from English-tinged folk to drifty, West Coast-style singer/songwriterism. But every track, every note even, bears that distinct Mascis watermark, both in the shape of the tunes and the glorious rasp of the vocals. “Megan from Sub Pop has wanted me to do this record for a long time,” J says. “She was very into it when I was playing solo a lot in the early 2000s, around the time of the Fog album [2002’s Free So Free]. She always wanted to know when I’d do a solo record. [Several Shades of Why] came out of that.” “There are a couple of songs that are older, but the rest is new this year. And it’s basically all acoustic. There’s some fuzz, but it’s acoustic through fuzz. There’re no drums on it, either. Just one tambourine song, that’s it. It was a specific decision to not have drums. Usually I like to have them. But going drum-less pushes everything in a new direction, and makes it easier to keep things sounding different.” “The album comes out around the time of South By Southwest, so I guess I’ll play there. It would be cool to have a band, but I don’t know. Some of the songs have a lot of musicians on them. I might start out solo then add people as it goes along. I don’t like playing solo so much. It’s weird. You have to try and keep the show going. If you break a string you have to come up with banter, like Richard Thompson does. He’s the master of the one man show. For me it’s stressful.” There is little evidence of stress on Several Shades of Why. The title track is a duet with Sophie Trudeau’s violin recalling Nick Drake’s work at its most elegant. “Not Enough” feels like a lost hippie-harmony classic from David Crosby’s If I Could Only Remember My Name. “Is It Done” rolls like one of the Grisman/Garcia tunes on American Beauty. “Very Nervous and Love” has the same rich vibe as the amazing ruralist side of Terry Reid’s The River. And on and on it goes. Ten brilliant tunes that quietly grow and expand until they fill your brain with the purest pleasure. What a goddamn great album. --Byron Coley
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Genres
Singer, Alternative, Indie, Folk, Songwriter
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J Mascis Tour Cities
Amsterdam, Netherlands Manchester, United Kingdom London, United Kingdom Newstead, Australia Berlin, Germany Antwerpen, Belgium Dublin, Ireland Glasgow, United Kingdom Amherst, MA

Frequently Asked Questions About J Mascis

Concerts & Tour Date Information

Is J Mascis on tour?

Yes, J Mascis is currently on tour. If you’re interested in attending an upcoming J Mascis concert, make sure to grab your tickets in advance. The J Mascis tour is scheduled for 9 dates across 9 cities. Get information on all upcoming tour dates and tickets for 2024-2025 with Hypebot.

How many upcoming tour dates is J Mascis scheduled to play?

J Mascis is scheduled to play 9 shows between 2024-2025. Buy concert tickets to a nearby show through Hypebot.

When does the J Mascis tour start?

J Mascis’s tour starts Feb 24, 2024 and ends on Apr 12, 2024. They will play 9 cities; their most recent concert was held in Newstead at The Triffid and their next upcoming concert will be in Manchester at Gorilla.

What venues is J Mascis performing at?

As part of the J Mascis tour, J Mascis is scheduled to play across the following venues and cities:

2024 Tour Dates:

Feb 24 - Newstead, QLD @ The Triffid
Mar 09 - Amherst, MA @ The Drake
Apr 02 - Antwerpen, Vlaanderen @ Trix
Apr 03 - Amsterdam, North Holland @ Paradiso
Apr 05 - Berlin, BE @ Kulturhaus Peter Edel
Apr 07 - London, Dalston @ EartH
Apr 08 - Manchester, United Kingdom @ Gorilla
Apr 10 - Glasgow, Scotland @ The Garage
Apr 12 - Dublin, Temple Bar @ The Button Factory
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