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Fruit Bats at Wild Buffalo (January 17, 2019)
Venue: Wild Buffalo (Bellingham, WA, US) Find tickets
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Fruit Bats at The Tractor Tavern (January 18, 2019)
Venue: The Tractor Tavern (Seattle, WA, US) Find tickets
Fruit Bats Nov 26, 2018
January, Cascadia – full band shows, playing a bunch of the new tunes for the first time ever, dusting off all the old jams, and even playing some old chestnuts from past albums that have never been played live before! 🌈🌈🌈 The last time we did this same run of towns, these shows sold out, so don’t wait, get em while they’re toasty!!! http://www.fruitbatsmusic.com/tour/
Fruit Bats Nov 15, 2018
In New York to close out the Fruit Bats/ Vetiver duo tour at Union Pool tonight (sold out!), followed by The Complete Last Waltz on Saturday. See you out there!
Fruit Bats Nov 13, 2018
As you may or may not know, we have a new song out that is accompanied by a film about my curious recording process. You should watch!
Fruit Bats Nov 09, 2018
Tickets are now ON SALE for the full-band Pacific NW shows in January. Get them here: http://www.fruitbatsmusic.com/tour/ Nov 9 – Knoxville, TN – Open Chord * Nov 10 – Carrboro, NC – Cat’s Cradle Back Room * Nov 11 – Richmond, VA – Richmond Music Hall * Nov 13 – Annapolis, MD – Rams Head On Stage * Nov 14 – Philadelphia, PA – The Locks at Sona Nov 15 – Brooklyn, NY – Union Pool * Jan 17 – Bellingham WA – Wild Buffalo Jan 18 – Seattle WA – The Tractor Tavern Jan 19 – Portland OR – Revolution Hall (Pickathon Presents An Evening With Fruit Bats) * duo tour with Vetiver photo by Annie Beedy
Fruit Bats Nov 08, 2018
Hey, sooo..... So much news to share!! Fruit Bats signed to Merge Records - it’s insane and amazing to be with a label I’ve been in love with since time began. πŸ’AND there will be a new record out in 2019 🍭 New single up at The A.V. Club with a short film directed by my genius pal Jonny Look and starring legends DeMorge Brown, Elisha Yaffe, and Josh Mease πŸ‘‘ - a bit more news to announce later today. Keep yer eyeballs trained here! ✌🏻✌🏻✌🏻
Fruit Bats Nov 08, 2018
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Fruit Bats Nov 08, 2018
photo by Annie Beedy
Fruit Bats Nov 01, 2018
Fruit Bats (solo) & Vetiver (solo) east coast tour begins in just a few days! Get your tickets at http://www.fruitbatsmusic.com/tour/ Nov 7 – Decatur, GA – Eddie's Attic Nov 8 – Asheville, NC – The Mothlight Nov 9 – Knoxville, TN – Open Chord Nov 10 – Carrboro, NC – Cat’s Cradle Back Room Nov 11 – Richmond, VA – Richmond Music Hall Nov 13 – Annapolis, MD – Rams Head On Stage Nov 14 – Philadelphia, PA – The Locks at Sona Nov 15 – Brooklyn, NY – Union Pool Poster – by Travis Robertson, Spacebomb – will be on sale at shows
Fruit Bats Oct 29, 2018
Hey people of the Southeast-ish / East-ish zones! Don’t forget this is happening with me and my dude Vetiver. We do this every now and again but not a lot – full duo set, compendium of all your favorite songs from both bands. And we hang out after and regale you with tales of our illustrious careers. C’mon out! ✌🏻✌🏻✌🏻 Tickets: http://www.fruitbatsmusic.com/tour/
Fruit Bats Sep 26, 2018
Hey East Coasters. Don’t forget that in November me and my dude Vetiver are coming to sing songs (in this fashion) for you. Duo set - we play a bunch of songs from both bands’ catalogues, and then hang out with you afterwards and crack wise. This video is from a long time ago in a faraway land called California. Clip courtesy of Yours Truly. Nov 7 – Decatur, GA – Eddies Attic Nov 8 – Asheville, NC – Mothlight Nov 9 – Knoxville, TN – Open Chord Nov 10 – Carrboro, NC – Cat’s Cradle Back Room Nov 11 – Richmond, VA – Capital Ale House Nov 13 – Annapolis, MD – Rams Head Nov 14 – Philadelphia, PA – The Locks at Sona Nov 15 – Brooklyn, NY – Union Pool
Fruit Bats Sep 06, 2018
Lots more to tell you all, soon… but the most I can tell you right now is that I’m starting on a new Fruit Bats record today. Very much more very much soon 🍭
Fruit Bats Aug 21, 2018
Still processing the intense, beautiful and insane creative experience that the 37d03d festival in Berlin was. I didn't really know what to expect going in, and I'm still not fully sure what the hell just happened... but it was one of the most profound musical experiences of my life and I am changed for the better from it. πŸ™πŸ»
Fruit Bats Aug 08, 2018
Got to live out a little dream at Newport Folk Festival a week and a half back. Still glowy. So many incredible folks, too many to list and/or picture. I love each of you so damn much. Set list Spotify playlist for your listening pleasure: https://spoti.fi/2M8buBz
Fruit Bats Jul 24, 2018
Saturday at Newport Folk Festival! Eric D. Johnson's 'Beneath the Sacred Mountain' will be a Cosmic American Revue featuring the Spacebomb House Band, Phil Cook, Josh Kaufman, Matthew E. White, and tons of other special guests. 2:40pm on the Quad Stage. See you at the fort.
Fruit Bats Apr 13, 2018
Announcing Eric D. Johnson's "Beneath The Sacred Mountain: A Cosmic American Revue," live at Newport Folk Festival on July 28th – featuring The Spacebomb House Band, Phil Cook, Josh Kaufman, Matthew E. White, and more. www.newportfolk.org
Fruit Bats Mar 05, 2018
Do you want my autograph? Is that a thing still? To celebrate the start of festival season, order one of our 'Live at Pickathon' albums in the month of March and I’ll send it to you signed: http://bit.ly/FruitBatsLiveAtPickathon
Fruit Bats Mar 03, 2018
My sweet midwest. Duo shows with Vetiver – two dudes playing quiet songs to make you laugh n cry. And yeah, we’ll be selling this dope poster by the brilliant Nathaniel Russell πŸ„πŸΌβ€β™€οΈ
Fruit Bats Mar 01, 2018
Hey do you guys know that my bud Jeff Bundschu (Gundlach Bundschu Winery) and I started a festival called Huichica a while back? Used to basically be my birthday party and I was the booker, stage manager, and backline provider. Now look at this amazingness, just announced! So happy to have Folkyeah Presents with us for the past few years, too…. I’ll be hosting a Fruit Bats-y super jam there with all kinds of fun folks joining in. So yeah, anyway, see you there? June 8-9 in Sonoma - Tix on sale this Friday 3/2. πŸ„πŸΌβ€β™€οΈ
Fruit Bats Jan 23, 2018
These special duo shows with Vetiver are coming up soon! See you in February. (Poster design by Travis Robertson)
Fruit Bats Jan 12, 2018
Watch Eric and Vetiver's Andy Cabic perform the The Incredible String Band song "Dandelion Blues" to get an idea of what to expect at the upcoming duo shows. Grab a ticket to these special nights at store.fruitbatsmusic.com/tickets Feb 23 – Austin TX – 3TEN Austin City Limits Live Feb 24 – Houston TX – McGonigel's Mucky Duck Feb 25 – New Orleans LA – One Eyed Jacks Apr 12 – Milwaukee WI – Colectivo Coffee Apr 13 – Chicago IL – Schuba’s Tavern (EARLY) Apr 13 – Chicago IL – Schuba’s Tavern (LATE) Apr 14 – Ann Arbor MI – The Ark (on sale Friday) Apr 15 – Indianapolis IN – Square Cat Vinyl Apr 16 – Lexington KY – The Burl Apr 17 – Nashville TN – The Basement
Fruit Bats Jan 09, 2018
Announcing more duo tour dates in April with Vetiver! Tickets on sale now at https://store.fruitbatsmusic.com/tickets Apr 12 – Milwaukee WI – Colectivo Coffee Apr 13 – Chicago IL – Schuba’s Tavern (EARLY) Apr 13 – Chicago IL – Schuba’s Tavern (LATE) Apr 14 – Ann Arbor MI – The Ark (on sale Friday) Apr 15 – Indianapolis IN – Square Cat Vinyl Apr 16 – Lexington KY – The Burl Apr 17 – Nashville TN – The Basement
Fruit Bats Jan 04, 2018
Thank you for streaming "Humbug Mountain Song" TEN MILLION TIMES on Spotify! http://spoti.fi/2lSyOUJ
Fruit Bats Dec 19, 2017
Announcing Fruit Bats (solo) & Vetiver (solo) tour dates! Come see us play a combined set of all your Vetiver and Fruit Bats favorites. More dates to be announced soon. Feb 23 – Austin TX – 3TEN Austin City Limits Live – On sale soon Feb 24 – Houston TX – McGonigel's Mucky Duck – http://bit.ly/FBVET24Feb Feb 25 – New Orleans LA – One Eyed Jacks – On sale soon
Fruit Bats Dec 12, 2017
This week! Playing DC, Brooklyn, and Boston with Elvis Perkins, Sam Cohen, Josh Kaufman, and Joe Russo for Alone & Together. Dec 14 – Washington DC – Sixth & I Dec 15 – Brooklyn NY – MHOWB Dec 16 – Boston MA – Royale Tickets: store.fruitbatsmusic.com/tickets
Fruit Bats Nov 28, 2017
Alone & Together are playing a few east coast dates in December. This time, the group includes Eric D. Johnson, Elvis Perkins, Sam Cohen, Josh Kaufman, and Joe Russo. Dec 14 – Washington DC – Sixth & I Dec 15 – Brooklyn NY – MHOWB Dec 16 – Boston MA – Royale Tickets: store.fruitbatsmusic.com/tickets