Wovenhand’s Ethereal Music on Tour 2019

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The music of Wovenhand and songwriter/multi-instrumentalist David Eugene Edwards has always had an unparalleled intensity. Edwards’ rich, billowing and emotive voice is always the driving force of his ethereal music, but it’s catapulted by his spellbinding ability to transform instruments that many people might consider mundane relics — be it banjo, accordion, lesser-known folk instruments from around the world, or even an electric guitar — into devices of dark fury and poignant beauty. 

From the apocalyptic revivification of antique Americana of Sixteen Horsepower in the 90s to the threadbare balladry of Wovenhand’s early releases, Edwards’ music has maintained its celestial heaviness as it evolved. But now in its current incarnation, Wovenhand is a band that fully expands that power with exacting and inventive skill. It’s a sound so distinctive and compellingly crushing that even the heaviest of metal bands can’t match. 

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Wovenhand’s current lineup includes guitarist Chuck French, bassist Neil Keener (both of Planes Mistaken For Stars) and drummer Ordy Garrison, now joined by piano/synth player Matthew Smith (Crime & The City Solution). Star Treatment was recorded at Steve Albini’s legendary Electrical Audio in Chicago with engineer Sanford Parker, who also helmed Wovenhand’s 2014 album Refractory Obdurate

Wed, OCT 30
Metro Music Hall, Salt Lake City, UT

Thu, OCT 31
Bunkhouse Saloon, Las Vegas, NV

Fri, NOV 1
Brick By Brick, San Diego, CA

Sat, NOV 2
Club Red, Mesa, AZ

Sun, NOV 3
The Echo, Los Angeles, CA

Tue, NOV 5
The Chapel, San Francisco, CA

Wed, NOV 6
Doug Fir Lounge, Portland, OR

Fri, NOV 8
Highline, Seattle, WA

Sat, NOV 9
Lucky You Lounge, Spokane, WA

Sun, NOV 10
Pub Station, Billings, MT