Lesser Gonzalez Alvarez launches tour in Baltimore tonight

Lesser Gonzalez Alvarez will release his debut solo album Why Is Bear Billowing? on Aug. 19, after playing a few solo shows he’ll head out on the road with Jana Hunter for a trek across the U.S. for his first full tour. A couple years ago Baltimore resident and Cuban-born Lesser Gonzalez Alvarez was playing stripped down electro-pop in the short-lived band Cache Cache. Lesser’s wide-ranging musical projects also include playing guitar in the drone-tinged country-folk group The Tall Grass as well as an electronic side project called The Ruby Stallion Ensemble. Why Is Bear Billowing? is just Lesser and his acoustic guitar crafting dainty folk tunes. Lesser is also an accomplished visual artist whose work can be seen at http://www.thinplastic.com/.

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July 02 Brooklyn, NY Death By Audio
July 12 New York, NY Knitting Factory
July 17-20 Baltimore, MD Whartscape Fest
Aug 14 Washington, DC Black Cat*
Aug 15 Philadelphia, PA M Room*
Aug 16 New York, NY Knitting Factory Tap Bar*
Aug 17 Providence, RI AS 220*
Aug 19 Cambridge, MA T.T. the Bears*
Aug 20 Montreal, QC Le Divan Orange*
Aug 22 Buffalo, NY Soundlab*
Aug 24 Pontiac, MI The Pike Room*
Aug 27 Chicago, IL Schubas*
Aug 29 Denver, CO Hi- Dive*
Aug 30 Salt Lake City, UT Kilby Court*
Aug 31 Boise, ID Neurolux*
Sept 02 Portland, OR Holocene*
Sept 05 San Francisco, CA The Hemlock Tavern*
Sept 12 Austin, TX Emo’s*
Sept 13 Denton, TX Rubber Gloves*
Sept 17 Houston, TX DiverseWorks*
Sept 19 Birmingham, AL Bottle Tree*
Sept 21 Atlanta, GA Eyedrum*
Sept 22, Mount Pleasant, SC Village Tavern*
* = w/ Jana Hunter


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