The next 6 weeks are going to be a super whirlwind!

Starting this week, I'll be on tour with the psyched out 'organ trio' Hearts & Minds with Jason Stein (bcl) and Paul Giallorenzo (synths):

Wednesday, August 20th @ The Hideout, Chicago IL
Thursday, August 21st @ Black Sparrow. Lafayette IN
Friday, August 22nd @ Merriman's Playhouse. South Bend IN
Saturday, August 23rd @ The Comet. Cincinnati OH
Sunday, August 24th @ Kerrytown Concert House. Ann Arbor MI
Monday, August 25th @ Toledo Bellows House Concert. Toledo OH

Wed. 8/27 with Jarod Bufe Trio at Fitzgeralds
Fri. 8/29 @ The Chicago Jazz Festival with Joshua Abrams Quartet at 1:10pm
On Sunday, 8/31 Keefe Jackson organized a recording with visiting reedist Peter Schmid at Strobe Recording Studio in Chicago!
That same evening, The Rempis Percussion Quartet will be playing the Hungry Brain at 10pm!

Then begins the ROCK -

9/2 @ The Empty Bottle in Chicago with Ryley Walker
9/3 @ Constellation in Chicago with The Tim Stine Trio
9/4 @ Mahall's in Cleveland, OH with Ryley Walker
9/5 @ Fall Line Festival in Richmond, VA with Ryley Walker
9/6 @ The Hopscotch Festival with Ryley Walker

On 9/12, It'll be time to celebrate the release of Steve Dawson's Funeral Bonsai Wedding's new release at Constellation!

Then I'm off to the Europes for some Ryley Walker Action:
9/14 @ Astra Stube in  Hamburg, DE
9/15 @ Die Wohngemeinschaft in Koln, DE
9/16 @ Incubate Festival in Tiburg, NL
9/17 @ Het Bos in Antwerp, BE
9/18 @ The Bimhaus in Amsterdam, NL
9/19 @ Windmill Brixton in Utrecht, NL

And then I hook up with Joshua Abrams' Natural Information Society opening for DJ SHADOW AND CUT CHEMIST'S tour, Renegades of Rhythm Tour featuring Afrika Bambaataa's Catalogue!!!!

9/22 Louisville, KY @ Murcury Ballroom
9/23 Chicago, IL @ House of Blues
9/24 Minneapolis, MN @ Skyway Theater

And lastly, on Saturday, 9/27 I get to play twice at the Hyde Park Jazz Festival:
Josh Berman Trio 
Nicole Mitchell's Ice Crystal Quartet

Holy shit, I'm one lucky so-and-so.