This fall sees Jose Gonzalez returning to North America to play the 2008 Austin City Limits festival. Dates include a four show stand at Yoshi’s in Oakland, marking Jose’s first performance in the East Bay, and a performance at the prestigious Orange County Performing Art Center in Costa Mesa, CA. The September shows will have Jose’s “Friends” on percussion and vocals in tact. In December he will be part of the multi-artist Red Hot + Rio show at the BAM Howard Gilman Opera House in Brooklyn,NY. The series celebrates the legacy of Brazil’s Samba Soul movement, and as well as Gonzalez features Bebel Gilberto, CeU, Curumin, Otto, and others to be announced.
Beyond the release of the full-length In Our Nature, Gonzalez digitally released the In Our Nature Remixes EP – featuring remixes from Todd Terje, Penchenga Nord, Beatfanatic, and Landberg & Skogehall – on Earth Day, April 22nd. González also released the digital single “Teardrop” featuring the exclusive b-side “Four Forks Ache” on May 6th. (“Teardrop” is originally performed/recorded by Massive Attack).
23 – Oakland, CA – Yoshi’s (Early)
23 – Oakland, CA – Yoshi’s (Late)
24 – Oakland, CA – Yoshi’s (Early)
24 – Oakland, CA – Yoshi’s (Late)
25 – Costa Mesa, CA – Samueli Theatre
27 – Austin, TX – Ausin City Limits
28 – Brooklyn, NY – The Yard (Backyard Campfire)
04 – Brooklyn, NY – BAM
05 – Brooklyn, NY – BAM
06 – Brooklyn, NY – BAM
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