Ides Of Gemini forced to miss several NYC shows for medical reasons

Posted by Morgan Ywain Evans on Thursday, April 9, 2015 at 1:28 PM (PST)
Oh, such a shame.

Due to a medical injury sustained by drummer Kelly Johnston-Gibson, West Coast sound enigmas, IDES OF GEMINI – who are currently in the midst of a tour with acclaimed indie rock unit, the Mountain Goats — are unable to play their forthcoming New York shows.

In an official band statement: “Due to Kelly’s injury, we will be unable to play the scheduled NYC shows with the Mountain Goats at Webster Hall (tonight) and the City Winery (Saturday and Sunday), as well as our scheduled headlining show at Saint Vitus Friday with Kosmodemonic and Steve Brodsky. With a few days of rest and a little luck, we’re hoping we can rejoin the Mountain Goats tour in Philadelphia on Monday night.”

Hopes for a speedy turn around. Great band. Their Magic Bullet Records new 2 song “Carthage/ Strange Fruit”- which is out April 18th for Record Store Day- is insanely gothy, triumphant and majestically good. I heard an advance.All copies are pressed on limited edition, one-time-only runs of clear and black vinyl. The title goes immediately out-of-print after Record Store Day. Exclusive cover art by Jas Helena (seen above), and music that will stay with your for possibly ever.

Remaining tour dates BELOW.

IDES OF GEMINI: w/ Mountain Goats [remaining dates]:
4/13/2015 Union Transfer – Philadelphia, PA
4/14/2015 House of Blues – Boston, MA
4/16/2015 Bogart’s – Cincinnati, OH
4/17/2015 Majestic Theatre – Detroit, MI
4/18/2015 Vic Theatre – Chicago, IL
4/19/2015 First Avenue – Minneapolis, MN
4/21/2015 Headliners – Louisville, KY
4/22/2015 Wexner Center – Columbus, OH
4/23/2015 Mr. Smalls Theatre – Millvale, PA
4/24/2015 Wunderkammer Art Gallery – Fort Wayne, IN
4/26/2015 Riot Room – Kansas City, MO
4/27/2015 Larimer Lounge – Denver, CO
4/28/2015 Metro Bar – Salt Lake City, UT

IDES OF GEMINI features drummer Kelly Johnston-Gibson, guitarist J. Bennett, and singer/bassist Sera Timms also of West Coast dark-psych conjurors Black Mare. The trio is currently on tour supporting their lauded, Chris Rakestraw (Danzig)-produced Old World New Wave full-length released in September via Neurot Recordings and will unleash a special, limited editionCathage/Strange Fruit seven-inch via Magic Bullet Records on April 18th, 2015 in honor of Record Store Day. The seven-inch is currently available for preorder on limited black and clear wax at THIS LOCATION. Desirers of the digitals visit Magic Bullet’s BandCamp page HERE or iTunes HERE.


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