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Gordi To Play Europe, Australia Then North America

by Noise11.com on June 16, 2017

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Sophie Payten from the NSW town of Canowindra is currently on tour in the Europe before heading to the USA, then back to Australia then back to North America.

Gordi grew up on a diet of Paul Kelly and Carole King. Bon Iver heard her and invited her to sing backing vocals when they appeared on the Jimmy Fallon Show.

She will release her debut album ‘Reservoir’ in August. “Writing music has always been and will remain my therapy, my process and my way of communicating,” she explains. “I don’t write songs by someone else’s prescription, I write to fill my own need. I get this tightness in my chest, and nothing will make it go away other than trying to write lyrics or sitting down at a piano and playing it, and it’s like a medicine. If I have a good session of that, then that tightness and that weight just totally lifts. It just centres me, and gets the things that are riddled through my mind out on paper. And then I can leave them there.”


Mon 12 Jun | St Pancras Old Church, London, UK SOLD OUT
Thu 15 Jun | Bergenfest, Bergen, NO
Tue 20 Jun | Annie O Music Series @ The Standard, NY
Wed 21 Jun | The Bishop, Bloomington, IN
Sat 24 Jun | Doug Fir Lounge, Portland (w/ Pickwick), OR
Tue 27 Jun | Hotel Café, Los Angeles, CA
Thu 6 Jul | Giant Dwarf Theatre, Sydney AU (18+)
Fri 7 Jul | Thousand Pound Bend, Melbourne, AU (18+)
Fri 21 Jul | Enmore Theatre, Sydney (w/ Asgeir) (Licen. All Ages)
Mon 24 Jul | The Forum, Melbourne (w/ Asgeir) (18+)
Tue 25 Jul | Astor Theatre, Perth (w/ Asgeir) (18+)
Sat 5 Aug | Osheaga Festival, Montreal, Canada
Sun 6 Aug | The Drake, Toronto, Canada
Mon 7 Aug | Great Scott, Allston, MA
Wed 9 Aug | Baby’s All Right, NY
Thu 10 Aug | Johnny Brenda’s, Philadelphia, PA
Fri 11 Aug | Songbyrd, Washington, DC
Sat 12 Aug | Schubas, Chicago, IL
Mon 14 Aug | Barboza, Seattle, WA
Tue 15 Aug | Café du Nord, San Francisco, CA
Thu 17 Aug | Resident, Los Angeles, CA
Thu 2 Nov | Iceland Airwaves, Reykjavik, REK
Mon 6 Nov | Omeara, London, UK




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