Summer Festivals and RF Shows

A quick international jaunt this summer…

Edinburgh International Book Festival :: Aug 19 – 20
Melbourne Writers Festival :: Aug 30 – 31
Brisbane Writers Festival :: Sept 3 – 7

Richmond Fontaine plays the Pendleton Roundup @ Great Pacific :: Sept 13
Richmond Fontaine @ World Famous Kenton Club, Portland, OR :: Sept 18


The Delines COLFAX Tour

The Delines Colfax Tour with The Lost Brothers (except 5/6) + Aidan Smith (London/Manchester):

June 2 :: Cyprus Ave, Cork
June 3 :: Errigle Inn, Belfast
June 4 :: Whelans, Dublin
June 5 :: Cleeres, Kilkenny
June 6 :: Dolan’s Warehouse, Limerick
June 7 :: Roisin Dubh, Galway
June 8 :: Stoke Newington Literary Festival (Willy reading & solo gig)
June 9 :: Rough Trade East, London (full band in-store)
June 10 :: The Lexington, London SOLD OUT
June 11 :: Railway, Winchester
June 12 :: St. Bonaventures, Bristol
June 13 :: The Maze, Nottingham
June 14 :: Art Bar (Bullingdon), Oxford Tickets
June 15 :: The Greystones, Sheffield
June 17 :: Hare and Hounds, Birmingham Tickets
June 18 :: Night and Day Cafe, Manchester Tickets
June 19 :: Brudnell Social Club, Leeds
June 20 :: Oran Mor, Glasgow Tickets
June 21 :: Jumpin Hot Jamboree, Easington Colliery, Newcastle Tickets
June 22 :: Green Door Store (changed from Palmeria), Brighton
June 25 :: Mississippi Studios, Portland, OR – CD Release w/ Fernando!


The Free Tour Dates

 

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The Free tour dates:

Jan 28 @ 6:30pm : The Gutter Bookshop, Dublin (Willy to be interviewed by Roddy Doyle)
Jan 29 @ 7:00pm : No Alibis @ Ulster Museum, Belfast (Willy to be interviewed by Glenn Patterson)
Jan 30 @ 7:00pm : Rough Trade East, London (Willy to be interviewed by Sarah Hall)
Jan 31 @ 7:00pm : Manchester Lit Festival, Anthony Burgess Foundation

Feb 4 @ 7:30pm : Powell’s Books, Portland, OR
Feb 5 @ 7:00pm : Elliott Bay Book Co., Seattle, WA
Feb 6 @ 7:00pm : Third Place Books, Lake Forest Park, WA
Feb 7 @ 7:00pm : Bloomsbury Books, Ashland, OR
Feb 8 @ 7:00pm : Green Apple Books, San Francisco, CA
Feb 9 @ 7:00pm : Book Passage, Corte Madera, CA
Feb 10 @ 6:30pm : Sundance Bookstore, Reno, NV
Feb 11 @ 7:00pm : The King’s English Bookshop, Salt Lake City, UT
Feb 12 @ 7:30pm : The Tattered Cover, Denver, CO
Feb 13 @ 6:00pm : Rediscovered Books, Boise, ID
Feb 18 @ 7:00pm : BookCourt, Brooklyn, NY
Feb 19 @ 6:30pm  : Parnassus Books, Nashville, TN
Feb 20 @ 6:00pm : Square Books / Thacker Mountain, Oxford, MS
Feb 23 @ 2:00pm : Hood River Library, Hood River, OR
Feb 25 @ 6:30pm : Village Books / Chuckanut Radio Hour, Bellingham, WA
Feb 26 @ 7:00pm : Orca Books, Olympia, WA
Feb 27 : AWP Conference, Seattle, WA
Feb 28 @ 7:00pm : Auntie’s Bookstore, Spokane, WA
Mar 1 @ 7:30pm : Live Wire! Radio, Portland, OR
Mar 4 @ 7:00pm : Oregon City Library, Oregon City, OR
Mar 6 @ 7:00pm : Hale’s Alehouse, Silverdale, WA
Mar 12 @ 6:00pm : Deschutes Public Library, Bend, OR
Mar 13 @ 7:00pm : Knight Library Browsing Room, U of O, Eugene, OR
Mar 14 @ 7:00pm : The Book Bin, Salem, OR
Mar 15 @ 5:00pm : Sunriver Books, Sunriver, OR
Mar 18 @ 7:00pm : Broadway Books, Portland, OR
Mar 26 @ 7:00pm : Vroman’s Bookstore, Pasadena, CA
Mar 27 @ 7:30pm : The Last Bookstore, Los Angeles, CA
Apr 4 @ 8:00pm : Welsey Stace’s Cabinet of Wonders, Aladdin Theater, Portland, OR
Apr 10 @ 7:30pm : St. Johns Booksellers, Portland, OR
Apr 12 @ 7:00pm : Cloud & Leaf Bookstore, Manzanita, OR
Apr 16 @ 7:00pm : Left Bank Books, St. Louis, MO
Apr 17 @ 5:30pm : Ragtag Cinema, Columbia, MO – Screening of The Motel Life & Q&A w/ Willy
Apr 18 @ 12:00pm : Missouri River Regional Library, Jefferson City, MO
Apr 18 @ 5:00pm : Euclid Records, St. Louis, MO – In-Store Performance
Apr 19 @ 3:00pm : Boxcar Books, Bloomington, IN
Apr 20 @ 6:30pm : Indiana University Cinema, Bloomington, IN - Screening of The Motel Life & Q&A w/ Willy
Apr 25 @ 7:00pm : Oats Park Art Center, Fallon, NV – Screening of The Motel Life & Q&A w/ Willy
May 15 @ 8:00pm : Echoplex, Los Angeles, CA – Special Event with Chuck Palahniuk & Chelsea Cain


Oregon Music Hall of Fame

Richmond Fontaine is being inducted into the Oregon Music Hall of Fame, along with a bunch of great bands (Hazel, Poison Idea, Kelly Joe Phelps). Come celebrate October 5th at the Aladdin and see RF play with The Kingsmen and Quarterflash!


spring 2013

March 11 : Willy opening for Rick Bass and Stellarondo at Secret Society, Portland, OR
April 12 – 14 : Get Lit at the Beach, Cannon Beach, OR
May 5 – 10 : Richmond Fontaine acoustic (Sean, Dan & Willy) residency, Crystal Hotel, Portland, OR (see the RF site for details and special guests!)

Richmond Fontaine Duo (Willy & Dan)
May 29 : Leap Castle, Roscrea, Ireland
May 31 : Writers Week, Listowel, Ireland (afternoon reading and evening performance)
June 1 – 2:  Working Class Hero Festival, Drammen, Norway
June 3 : Mono, Oslo, Norway
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fall 2012 events

Willy is planning to be holed up most of this fall, working on literary and musical projects, but he’s been convinced to come out for a couple events…

October 10 @ 5:00 pm : Kalama Council Chamber, Kalama, WA (part of READ KALAMA, a Kalama Public Library program)

October 20 @ 7:00 pm : Manzanita Writers’ Series, Hoffman Center, Manzanita, OR

And then a little jaunt overseas…

November 9 – 17 : Rome Film Festival (premier screening of The Motel Life)


late summer events

Willy reading with Jonathon Evison, author of West of Here and The Revised Fundamentals of Caregiving

Saturday, August 25th @ 5:00pm : Sunriver Books and Music : Sunriver, OR
Wednesday, September 5th @ 7:30 PM : Powell’s Books : Portland, OR


city lights

Willy couldn’t be more excited to be reading at the world famous City Lights Bookstore in San Francisco with the iconic Barry Gifford. Barry will be reading from his new book of poetry, Imagining Paradise, and Willy will read from a new story, soon to be published in Tin House’s upcoming issue. Who knows – Willy might even play a song…

Hope to see you there: Thursday, May 31 @ 7:00pm


spring tour & the jayhawks

Willy and Dan will be heading across the pond to do a handful of acoustic gigs, including a bunch of shows supporting The Jayhawks. How cool is that? See you soon…

March 8 – Leicester – The Musician
March 9 – Tingewick – Village Hall
March 10 Edinburgh – HMV Picturehouse *
March 11 – Liverpool – Academy *
March 12 – Bristol – Academy *
March 13 – Dublin – Button Factory *
March 14 – Belfast – Spring and Airbrake *
March 15 – Dundalk – Spirit Store
March 16 – Cologne – Die Kantine *
March 17 – Berlin – The Lido*
March 18 – Hamburg – Greuspan*
March 19 – Guildford – Crypt Bar, Angel Hotel
March 20 – Cardiff – Ten Feet Tall
March 21 – Bath – Chapel Arts Centre
March 22 – Zagreb – Mali Pogon, Tvornica Kulture
March 23 – Belgrade – Gun Club
March 24 – Vienna – Haus der Musik
*Supporting THE JAYHAWKS

summer / fall tour

Richmond Fontaine is touring the new album The High Country overseas this summer & fall. Singer Amy Boone (The Damnations) will be along for the first set of dates, singing The Girl parts and playing keyboards. The album will be played straight through from start to finish, plus some oldies but goodies from the RF back catalog and a Damnations tune or two…

Sept 8 – MFNW, Portland, OR- Mississippi Studios
Sept 10 – MFNW, Portland, OR – Burnside Party @ Rontoms 6pm
Sept 15 – Manchester Academy 3
Sept 16 – Oxford – Bullingdon Arms
Sept 17 – Exeter – The Phoenix
Sept 18 – Winchester – SXSC Festival at the Railway
Sept 19 – Bristol – The Tunnels
Sept 20 – Sheffield – The Greystones
Sept 21 – Leeds – Brudenell Social Club
Sept 22 – Glasgow – Stereo
Sept 23 – Newcastle – Cluny
Sept 24 – Bedford – The Civic
Sept 25 – Nottingham – The Glee Club
Sept 26 – Norwich  – Arts Centre
Sept 27 – Scala, London. Richmond Fontaine perform “Post to Wire” and “The High Country” in full
Sept 28 – Antwerp – Twix
Sept 29 – Groningen, NL – Vera
Sept 30 – Oberhausen, DE – Druckluft
Oct 1 – Amsterdam – Paradiso
Oct 2 – Brighton – Coalition
Oct 6 – Seattle, WA – Sunset Tavern
Oct 7 – Portland, OR – Star Theater
Oct 19 – Cadiz, ES -  Edificio Constitución 1812
Oct 20 – Murcia, ES – 12 y 1/2
Oct 21- Santander, ES – black bird
Oct 22 – Vigo, ES – la iguana
Oct 23 – Madrid, ES – siroco
Oct 25 – Freiburg, DE – Cafe Atlantik w/ 22 Pistepirkko
Oct 26 – DE – TBC
Oct 27 – Munster, DE – Gleis 22 w/Pistepirkko
Oct 28 – Bremen, DE – MS Treue
Oct 29 – Berlin, DE – White Trash
Oct 30 – Svendborg, DK – Kulturhus
Oct 31 – Norderstedt, DE – Music Star
Nov 1 – Copenhagen, DK – KB18
Nov 2 – Malmo, SE – KB
Nov 3 – Stockholm, SE – Debasser Slusssen
Nov 4 – Dublin, IE – Work Mans Club Dublin
Nov 5 – Cork, IE – Cyprus Ave
Nov 6 – Kilkenny, IE – Cleere’s
Nov 7 – Belfast, UK – Empire
Nov 8 – Galway, IE – Roisin Dubh
Nov 9 – Trondheim, NO – Credo (Willy & Dan duo show)
Nov 10 – Oslo, NO – Mono  (Willy & Dan duo show)
Nov 11 – UK tbc
Nov 12 – Liverpool Americana UK Festival (Willy & Dan duo show)