Ryley Walker

Dead Oceans


In November 2015, at the end of a ten month period which saw him play over 200 shows, Ryley Walker decided that he should probably head home. However you wished to measure it, he was surely due some sort of holiday. The preceding months had been extraordinary. In March, his second album Primrose Green, emerged to critical hosannas from the likes of NPR, Village Voice, Uncut, and Mojo – in the process, earning admiration of musicians who had chalked up no shortage of turntable miles in Walker’s life. Robert Plant declared himself a fan – as did double-bass legend Danny Thompson, with whom Ryley would later embark on a British tour. For all of that, a holiday was the last thing on Ryley’s mind – and certainly not a holiday in his adopted hometown. After a year spent on the road, all that Ryley could associate with Chicago was the emotional debris he had left behind. Read More...

Current Tours

Date Venue City State With Tickets
Mon 01/16/17 The Blue Note Columbia MO Andrew Bird Buy
Sun 01/22/17 Minglewood Hall Memphis TN Andrew Bird Buy
Sun 01/29/17 Culture Center Theater Charleston WV Mountain Stage Radio Show, Andrew Bird Buy
Mon 01/30/17 Canopy Club Urbana IL Andrew Bird Buy