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
Fri 10/28/16 Half Moon New York NY Circuit des Yeux, Last Gold Tooth
Sat 10/29/16 Iron Horse Music Hall Northampton MA Circuit des Yeux Buy
Sun 10/30/16 Columbus Theatre Providence RI Circuit des Yeux Buy
Tue 11/01/16 Cafe 939 Boston MA Fenway Recording Sessions, Circuit des Yeux, DJ Carbo Buy
Wed 11/02/16 Bar New Haven CT Circuit des Yeux, Kath Bloom Buy
Thu 11/03/16 Villian Brooklyn NY Circuit des Yeux Buy