Bernhoft Releases 'Islander', On Tour this Fall
Norwegian troubadour Bernhoft's new album Islander is out now on Big Picnic Records. To celebrate the release, Bernhoft will tour the U.S this fall with stops at Austin City Limits and Los Angeles's Troubadour and two dates in New York. Bernhoft will also play a release week show June 24 at Bowery Ballroom. See below for full tour details. Bernhoft will also tour Europe this summer, playing 21 festival dates including Glastonbury.
Bernhoft recently appeared on Conan to perform "Come Around," watch the video here.
Islander, which reached #1 in Norway earlier this year, is Bernhoft's third full-length album as a solo artist, following 2008's Ceramik City Chronicles and 2011's Solidarity Breaks, featuring singles "Cmon Talk" and "Choices" which have nearly 7 million YouTube views between them. Islander was recorded on England's Isle of Wight and produced by Paul Butler (Michael Kiwanuka, Devendra Banhart). The video for "Come Around" recently premiered on SPIN, watch it here.
Bernhoft is the solo project of multi-instrumentalist and composer Jarle Bernhoft. Norway-born and New York-based, Bernhoft has become notorious for his intricate and complex live performances, built around Bernhoft himself as a looping one-man-band.
BERNHOFT TOUR DATES
June 24 New York, NY Bowery Ballroom
October 3-5 Austin, TX Austin City Limits
October 6 New Orleans, LA The Parish at House of Blues
October 7 Birmingham, AL WorkPlay Theatre
October 8 Atlanta, GA Vinyl
October 10 Dallas, TX House of Blues - Cambridge Room
October 11 Houston, TX House of Blues - Bronze Peacock
October 10-12 Austin, TX Austin City Limits
October 14 St. Louis, MO Duck Room at Blueberry Hill
October 15 Nashville, TN Mercy Lounge
October 17 Washington, D.C. U Street Music Hall
October 18 Pittsburgh, PA Club Café
October 19 Philadelphia, PA Underground Arts
October 20 New York, NY Bowery Ballroom
October 21 Cambridge, MA The Sinclair
October 26 Seattle, WA Tractor Tavern
October 27 Portland, OR Doug Fir Lounge
October 29 San Francisco, CA The Chapel
October 30 Solana Beach, CA Belly Up Tavern
November 2 West Hollywood, CA Troubadour
November 5 Chicago, IL Schubas Tavern
November 6 Pontiac, MI The Pike Room
November 7 Toronto, Ontario Virgin Mobile Mod Club
November 8 Montreal, Quebec Cabaret du Mile End
November 9 Brooklyn, NY Music Hall of Williamsburg