The super group GAYNGS will be hitting the festival scene as part of their spring tour in support of their new album, Relayted. With over 20 musical contributors for the album, GAYNGS will have a full stage which will include artists like Justin Vernon and Mike Noyce of Bon Iver, GAYNGS ringleader Ryan Olson, Zak Coulter and Adam Hurlburt of Solid Gold, Jake Luck of Leisure Birds, Ivan Rosebud of The Rosebuds, Brad Cook and Joe Westerlund of Megafaun, and Mike Lewis of Andrew Bird and Happy Apple.
The band will kick off its tour March 6th in Minneapolis, MN before heading off to the Lone Star State for this year’s annual South by Southwest (SXSW) festival in Austin. Then they head west and play the prestigious Coachealla Festival in Indio Valley, CA and finish their festival jaunt with an appearance at the Sasquatch Festival in Washington.
GAYNGS has already garnered quite a bit of attention receiving recognition from music aficionados like Stereogum and NME magazine as well as the New York Times and the BBC. It is clear that this amazing super group is not to be missed. Check out their latest track, “The Gaudy Side of Town”, here.
03/06/11 – First Avenue – Minneapolis, MN
03/13/11 – 35 Conferette Festival – Denton, Texas
03/17/11 – Mohawk/ SXSW – Austin Texas
03/18/11 – Lustre Pearle/ Dickies Party / SXSW – Austin , Texas
04/15/11-17 – Coachella Music & Arts Fest – Indio, California
05/28/11- Doug Fir Lounge – Portland, Oregon
05/29/11 Sasquatch Music Festival – Quincy, Washington
06/01/11 – The Independent- San Francisco, California
06/04/11- The Casbah – San Diego, California