Here is the first tour diary from the current North American summer tour:
Here is the first Spotify “Tour Bus Playlist” from the road, which features contributions from David and the band as to what they are currently listening to on tour. Listen and subscribe to the first one here.
County Line – Cass McCombs
ITT (Part 2) – Fela Kuti
Desert Air – Abdullah Ibrahim
Open – John Matthias
KEITH PRIOR (Drums):
Revolution – Los Lobos
A Vision Complete – paris_monster
JOHN SMITH (Guitars & Backing Vocals):
Lampedusa – Toumani Diabate
Jack Frost – Eliza Carthy
NIAMH FARRELL (Backing Vocals):
Envoi – Absynthe Minded
Kathy’s Song – Simon & Garfunkel
DAVID KITT (Guitars & Backing Vocals):
Que Beleza – Tim Maia
Miles, Miles, Miles – Kevin Morby
Your Mountains – Katie Kim
TIM BRADSHAW (Keys & Backing Vocals)
Three MC’s and one DJ – Beastie Boys
Nu Te Fermare – Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino
CAROLINE DALE (Cello & Backing Vocals)
Nimrod – Enigma Variations – Elgar
ROBBIE MALONE (Bass & Backing Vocals)
Too busy studying right now….!
Photo albums from David’s North American tour are now available on the Photos page in the “Gallery” section. See live and behind the scenes images from before and during the shows, as taken by one of the crew members.
You can also view show albums and setlists on David’s Facebook, Twitter, and Google + pages, and on his Tumblr. To share your own images, just post them using “#davidgray” and they’ll appear here on the official site.
David will be performing at “Live on Letterman” – a special concert webcast event in New York City on Wednesday, July 30th at 9pm.
For your chance to be in the audience, please send your First Name, Last Name, Hometown and Date of Birth to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Entrants must be 18 years or older to attend the show. Tickets will be issued in pairs – please only apply if you live in the greater NYC metro area and can provide your own transportation to the show.
“David Gray: Live on Letterman” will be streamed live at CBS.com and Vevo.com at 9pm ET on Wednesday, July 30th.