Jeffrey Lewis and Los Bolts to hit Howl at the Moon 11

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Jeffrey Lewis

Jeffrey Lewis

As the New York alternative icon hits Liverpool, Getintothis’ David Hall has the scoop on what is sure to be a career-spanning set at Buyers Club.

The eleventh installment of Howl at the Moon brings New York writer, artist and musician to Merseyside, and kicks off a full UK tour for Jeffrey Lewis and Los Bolts‘ this month.

The slacker pioneer has been churning out lo-fi garage rock in the fine tradition of fellow east-coaster Sebadoh, with the gritty but gaudy sunshine aesthetic of Californian counterparts Pavement and Mellow Gold-era Beck.

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A leading artist of the anti-folk movement emerging from the New York scene in 2001, along with Moldy Peaches and a host of others, Jeffrey Lewis has released seven albums in a variety of guises through the legendary Rough Trade label, plus multiple EPs, singles and side-projects.

Last year’s Manhattan album showcased Jeffrey Lewis‘ trademark razor-sharp wit and lo-fi pop sensibility, taking cues from outsider icon like Daniel Johnson.

Support comes from Liverpool garage crew Big Safari, and also Bad Meds, featuring former members of scouse favourites Hot Club de Paris.

Jeffrey Lewis and Los Bolts play Buyers Club on Friday, August 19, doors at 7:30pm.

Full UK tour dates:

August 19: Buyers Club, Liverpool
August 20: Highlands, Scotland
August 22: The Le Tree, Aberdeen
August 23: Beat Generator, Dundee
August 24: The Cafe, Middlesbrough
August 25: The Harley, Sheffield
August 26: Komedia Arts Cafe, Bath
August 27: The Musician, Leicester
August 28: Trades Club, Hebden Bridge
August 29: The Crescent, York
August 30: The Bodega, Nottingham
August 31: The Playhouse Theatre, Northampton
September 1: Boston Arms Music Room, London
September 2: TBC, Hastings

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