Germany Fall Dates Announced
Ron will visit Germany (plus Luxembourg) for a handful of solo dates in late October and November. Tickets are on sale now.
October 29 - Opderschmelz, Dudelange LU
October 30 - Jazzhaus, Freiberg DE
November 1 - Muffatwerk/Ampere, Munich DE
November 2 - E-Werk, Erlangen, DE
November 3 - Brotfabrik, Frankfurt DE
November 4 - Sudhaus, Tubingen DE
November 5 - Christuskirche, Bochum DE
Western Canada Dates Announced
Fall shows for Western Canada have been announced. Pre-sale tickets go up on June 17 and general on-saleÂ tickets go up June 19. (In any cases of pre-sale password requirements, try using the name of the item you'd retrieve from Carousel One if you traveled to Los Angeles).
September 23 â€“ Rio Theatre, Vancouver BC
SeptemberÂ 24 â€“ Dream Cafe, Penticton BC
September 25 â€“ Spirit Bar, Nelson BC
SeptemberÂ 26 â€“ Arden Theatre, St. Albert AB
SeptemberÂ 28 â€“ Theatre Junction Grand, Calgary AB
SeptemberÂ 29 â€“ Broadway Theatre, Saskatoon SK
SeptemberÂ 30 â€“ The Exchange, Regina SK
October 1 â€“ WECC, Winnipeg MB
Also just announced, the first of the 2016 dates:
February 11 - Capitol Theatre, Moncton NB
Support Announced for Euro/UK Tour
Starting in Paris on June 15 and going through the German dates (ex. the Netherlands), support for the upcoming tour will be Sam Palladio. If his name rings a bell, that's because he plays singer/songwriter "Gunnar Scott" on the television show Nashville.
His own music is inspired by classic songwriters such as Paul Simon and James Taylor and, of course, Ron Sexsmith. Be sure to arrive in time to check him out.
UK Fall Tour, Tickets Monday
October dates for the UK have been announced. Tickets will go on sale Monday, June 8. 2015.
Here are the dates; click on each venue for ticket information:
October 11 - Glee Club, Cardiff GB
October 12 - Glee Club, Nottingham UK
October 13 - Memorial Hall, Sheffield UK
October 15 - Pleasance Theatre, Edinburgh UK
October 16 - Brudenhall Social Club, Leeds UK
October 17 - Arts Centre, Pocklington UK
October 18 - Trades Club, Hebden Bridge UK
October 20 - Epstein Theatre, Liverpool UK
October 21 - Glee Club, Birmingham UK
October 22 - Junction 2, Cambridge UK
October 26 - Komedia, Brighton UK
October 27 - St. Mary's Church, Ashford UK
Rolling Stone Weekender Fest Announced
Ron will play the Rolling Stone Weekender Festival which will be held November 6-7, 2015 at theÂ WeissenhĂ¤user Strand resort located 50 km east of the German city of Kielin.
Element of Crime will headline; some of the other acts include Father John Misty, Built To Spill, The Thurston Moore Band and many others.
Ron To Play Glastonbury
It can now be announced that Ron will play the Glastonbury Festival of Contemporary Performing Artsâ€¦ or as most people simply call it, Glastonbury.
The festival runs June 24-28, 2015. Ron will perform on The Acoustic Stage on Sunday, June 28 at 3:25 p.m.
Info for tickets and site details is now available.Â For those who can't attend, theÂ Â BBC has announced plans to broadcast the festival.
Canadian Shows Start Thursday
Finally, it's time for the first of the Canadian dates of the Carousel One tour. Ron and his band look forward to getting out to see their fellow countrymen (and women) on this run through Ontario. While the highlight is sure to be Ron's hometown show at Massey Hall (during Canadian Music Week), all these gigs promise to be top notch. Alejandra Ribera opens the shows.
Thursday, April 30 - Molson Canadian Studio, Hamilton ON
Friday, May 1 - Peter's Players, Gravenhurst, ON*
Saturday, May 2 - Massey Hall, Toronto, ON
Monday, May 4 - Aeolian Hall, London, ON
Wednesday, May 6 - The Temple Room, Donaleighs, Barrie, ON
Thursday, May 7 - Midland Cultural Center, Midland, ON
Friday, May 8 - Meaford Hall, Meaford, ON
Saturday, May 9 - National Arts Centre, Ottawa, ON
*Sold Out; tickets remain available for other venues
Ron will tour Western Canada in the fall; dates will be announced when they are confirmed.
Sessions X Launches
Today sees the launch of Ron Sexsmith on Sessions X, a new online music series curated by award-winning producer Gavin Brown. Filmed on the very day Ron returned to Toronto from LA where he was mixing Carousel One, this acoustic performance features songs from that album as well as favorite classics and interview segments.
US West Coast Dates
We are pleased to announce Tour DatesÂ for June on the US West Coast. They are:
June 2, Los Angeles CA - Largo
June 3, San Diego, CA - The Casbah
June 4, San Juan Capistrano, CA - The Coach House
June 5, San Francisco, CA - Hotel Utah
June 7, Eugene, OR - WOW Hall
June 8, Portland, OR - Star Theater
June 9, Seattle, WA - The Triple Door
Tickets are on sale now.
Track By Track Commentary
Spotify users, we have a treat for you. There is a Track by Track CommentaryÂ for Carousel One available now. Hear Ron in his own words talk about the inspiration behind the songs.