Fool's Gold: Fall Tour

SoCal Afrobeat Indie Rock Outfit, Fool's Gold, Announce Fall Tour

Fool's Gold
Fool's Gold, the Los Angles collective that weaves together western art-pop aesthetics with African rhythms and melodies, will release their self-titled, debut album on September 29. They'll be shaking dance floors across the country this fall when they tour in support of the release.

Comprised of vocalist/bassist Luke Top, who was born in Israel (his mother from Iraq, father from Russia) and moved to Los Angeles at the age of three, and lead guitarist Lewis Pesacov (foreign born, abouts unknown), who was raised on reggae and world music and holds a degree in classical music theory and composition. Fool's Gold initially began as a side project for the two to explore their shared love of various forms of African music (specifically Congolese, Ethiopian, Eritrean and Malian), Krautrock, and 80s dance influenced pop music. Not too long after their communal beginnings of writing a few inspired songs and asking friends, friends of friends and even strangers to join them onstage, Fool's Gold developed organically into a full-time band which now features more members of Foreign Born, We Are Scientists, and The Fall and more.

Apart from sharing a common knack for African rhythms, Fool's Gold is quite different from Vampire Weekend so, please, spare the comparisons.

Fool's Gold Tour Dates:
09/15/09 Tue The Independent San Francisco, CA
09/19/09 Sat Navy Pier Ballroom Chicago, IL
09/20/09 Sun The Bottom Lounge Chicago, IL
10/03/09 Sat Pappy and Harriets Pioneertown, CA
10/08/09 Thu The Loft La Jolla, CA
10/09/09 Fri The Roxy Theatre West Hollywood, CA
10/10/09 Sat Bottom of the Hill San Francisco, CA
10/11/09 Sun Holocene Portland, OR
10/12/09 Mon Nectar Seattle, WA
10/13/09 Tue The Red Room Vancouver, BC
10/17/09 Sat The Cake Shop New York, NY
10/21/09 Wed Bowery Poetry Club New York, NY
11/21/09 Sat Club Nokia Los Angeles, CA

[Published on: 9/9/09]

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