We are pleased to announce that Joanna Sternberg will be the special guest for all dates on Conor Oberst’s tour of the northeast and midwest in July. Tickets go on sale to the general public Friday, April 19, at 10am ET.
Poster + art by Joanna Sternberg. All dates and ticket links are below:
Conor Oberst has partnered with PLUS1 so that $1 from every ticket sold will go to the Florence Project and their work providing direct legal and social services for detained adults and children under threat of deportation.
Track premiere: Joanna Sternberg – This Is Not Who I Want To Be, from the upcoming album Then I Try Some More
simple but affecting
— Sternberg confronts oblivion with only a piano in tow
-James Rettig for Stereogum
Many thanks to Stereogum for premiering the first single off Joanna Sternberg’s “Then I Try Some More,” out July 12. The album will be released on vinyl, cd, and as a digital album. It includes full-color artwork and lyrics sheet hand-drawn by Joanna Sternberg, along with the first pages of a comic by the same name. Listen to “This Is Not How I Want to Be,” streaming everywhere now.
Bill Brovold is a painter, composer, and artist. In the early 1980s, he was a member of a number of New York avant-garde, No Wave groups including Rhys Chatham Ensemble, East Village Orchestra, Fast Forward and the Zen Vikings. Bill created the Detroit bands Larval and Strange Farm, whose revolving line-ups at times included Billy Ficca of Television, Ernie Brooks of Modern Lovers, and Ron Asheton of The Stooges. Brovold’s long musical history overflows with interesting projects and obscure yet essential names in the worlds of art and avant-garde music. Read more