An intimate night of music to benefit those affected by the California Wildfires with sets from Father John Misty, HAIM, Jeff Bhasker, Jonathan Wilson, Lucius, Mac DeMarco, Nate Ruess, Rivers Cuomo, Rostam, Tim Heidecker, Weyes Blood and special guests
Father John Misty and Goldenvoice have teamed up to present The California Wildfires Benefit Concert to be held at The Theatre at The Ace Hotel on Tuesday, December 18th, 2018. The concert will include performances from Father John Misty, HAIM, Jeff Bhasker, Jonathan Wilson, Lucius, Mac DeMarco, Nate Ruess, Rivers Cuomo, Rostam, Tim Heidecker, Weyes Blood, and special guests.
Tickets go on sale Friday, December 7 at 10 am PT, and the event is all ages.
Net proceeds will go to The Southern California Disaster Relief Fund, which supports low-income families whose lives and livelihoods are affected by the current wildfires in Southern California. Created by United Way of Greater Los Angeles, in partnership with United Way of Ventura County, the fund primarily provides longer-term support to help low-income individuals and families rebuild their lives.
Through CharityBuzz fans can also bid on front row tickets to attend the California Wildfires Benefit Show. This package also includes a commemorative show poster signed by participating artists and a one night stay at the Ace Hotel.
For those who can not attend the event, there are two additional ways to donate:
- Text ACEBENEFIT to 41444
- Visit unitedwayla.org/2018fires (Donate online and enter ACEBENEFIT in section labeled “This donation is on behalf of” in order to be reported into this total)
Additional sponsors include Lyft, who is the official rideshare partner for this event, and Steinway & Sons will be donating a piano for use at the event.
Sub Pop has signed the enigmatic country singer Orville Peck, who will release his debut for the label in 2019. Combining the lulling ambiance of shoegaze with the iconic melodies and vocal prowess of classic American country music, outlaw cowboy, Orville Peck croons about love and loss from the badlands of North America. The resulting sound is one entirely his own - taking the listener down dusty rose-colored desert highways; through a world where worn out gamblers, road-dogs, and lovesick hustlers drift in and out of his masked gaze. Orville’s music will be available worldwide from Sub Pop, except for Canada through Royal Mountain Records.
“Big Sky,” his first single, is a campfire lullaby of Orville’s past lovers. He sings about his relationships - with an aloof biker, an abusive boxer and an overly protective jailor in the Florida Keys - and the inevitable demise of each one, as Orville leaves them for the wide open big sky. Watch his official video for the song, directed by Deni Cheng, which follows our anti-hero as he travels through his America, waiting for time to pass.
Orville Peck Tour Dates + Ticket Links
Orville Peck’s late winter and spring international tour schedule for 2019 currently spans January 4th-May 12th. Highlights include: Canadian shows on January 4th in Toronto and January 5th in Hamilton; A three-date London, UK residency February 28th-March 2nd, immediately followed by shows in Amsterdam on March 5th and Berlin on March 6th; And in May, he’ll be supporting Lord Huron on a string of midwest-southwestern US dates May 6th-May 12th. Additional live dates will be announced in the new year.
Jan. 04 - Hamilton, ON - Casbah (Exclaim! Class of 2019 showcase)
Jan. 05 - Toronto, ON - The Monarch (Exclaim! Class of 2019 showcase)
Feb. 28 - London, UK - Islington
Mar. 01 - London, UK - Servant Jazz Quarters
Mar. 02 - London, UK - The Shacklewell Arms
Mar. 05 - Amsterdam, NL - Sugarfactory
Mar. 06 - Berlin, DE - Auster-Club
May 06 - Columbia, MO - The Blue Note*
May 07 - Oklahoma City, OK - The Criterion*
May 09 - El Paso, TX - Lowbrow Palace*
May 10 - Albuquerque, NM - Sunshine Theatre*
May 11 - Tucson, AZ - Rialto Theatre*
May 12 - Phoenix, AZ - The Van Buren*
* w/ Lord Huron