October 18, 2013To: Listings/Critics/Features
From: Jazz Promo Services
Press Contact: Jim Eigo, jim@jazzpromoservices.com
Standing Ovations and Sold-Out Show for Gary Lucas’ “The Edge of Heaven” at BAM/ New album “Cinefantastique” just released on Northern Spy
Upcoming Shows
Gary Lucas sells out BAM with Gods and Monsters, Sally Kwok and Mo Hai Jing 10/5/13  photo by Caroline Sinclair

Gary Lucas performed the US debut of his celebrated 30’s Chinese pop project Oct. 4th and 5th  to standing ovations and a sold-out show last Sat. night at BAM’S Fisher Space– preceded by shows at Yale University and Bergen College.

Check out “The Mad World” from Gary’s sold-out show at BAM:
A Pick in the Village Voice:
A preview in the USA China Daily:
A preview in the Chinese World Journal:
First review just in for Gary Lucas’ new “Cinefantastique” album:
“Guitar wizard Gary Lucas’ impressive CV includes stints with Captain Beefheart and writing iconic songs with Jeff Buckley. As a movie buff, he also often performs one-man live soundtracks to macabre classics like Spanish “Dracula”. His hypnotic, cinematic virtuosity is celebrated further on this stirring record, which also includes re-imagined guitar scores to cult, classic flicks by Fellini, Hitchcock and Herzog.”—Stephen Daultrey, Bizarre (UK), Sept. 2013

Listen to Gary Lucas’ performance of music “Satantango” from his new album:

On October 25th, Gary’s new book– “Touched by Grace–My Time with Jeff Buckley” —
is published in English in the US and UK by Jawbone Press–distributed in the US by Hal Leonard.

First US reader’s review:
The original Italian language edition published by Arcana in Italy last year received outstanding reviews:
Out next spring is the debut album from Wild Rumpus: Gary Lucas and DJ Cosmo (Colleen Murphy)’s  psychedelic dance project, on the Bitches Brew label.
The animated clip for their single “Rock the Joint” has over 200,000 hits on YouTube:
Gary is touring extensively this fall in support of his new book and albums with his solo show
Gary Lucas “Touched By Grace”: From Beefheart to Buckley and Beyond
Dates include the Southbank Centre in London Thurs. Nov 14th–
plus shows in Bristol, Dublin, Edinburgh and elsewhere.
And just confirmed:
Gary Lucas and Peter Hammill (Van Der Graaf Generator) have signed with UK label Esoteric/Cherry Red Records for their new duo album “OTHERWORLD”, released Feb. 2014.
A tour of the UK and Europe in support of the album is in the works.
Oct. 17th-20th
Gaia Arts Center, Havana
Gary performs his original music live
composed for a new theatrical production of
Federico Garcia Lorca’s
“La Casa de Bernarda Alba”

Thursday Oct. 24th
Teatro al Parco, Parma Italy
Gary Lucas solo concert and Tribute to Jeff Buckley
with special guest vocalist Alessio Franchini

View the poster here:
Fri. Nov. 1st
United Palace Theatre, Harlem NY
Gary Lucas performs his original live solo guitar score accompanying the 1931
Spanish “Dracula” (d. George Melford)
Check out the poster art here:


For tickets and more info:
Monday Nov 4th
7pm to 9pm
Bookbook, NYC
Gary Lucas does an instore book-signing and a solo acoustic performance
in support of his new book “Touched By Grace–My Time with Jeff Buckley”
with special guest vocalist Alexander Bishop sitting in
Thurs. Nov. 7th
Shakespeare and Company, Paris France
Gary Lucas does an in-store book-signing and solo acoustic performance
at the legendary Paris bookstore in support of his new book
 “Touched By Grace–My Time with Jeff Buckley”
Wed. Nov. 13th
Bristol Colston Hall, UK
Gary Lucas “Touched By Grace”:
Buckley, Beefheart and Beyond
Gary performs selections spanning his career
and reads from his new book,
with special guest vocalist sitting in tba
Tickets: http://bit.ly/1081NUx
Thursday Nov. 14th
Southbank Centre London, UK
Gary Lucas “Touched By Grace”:
Buckley, Beefheart and Beyond
Gary performs selections spanning his career
and reads from his new book,
with special guest vocalists Najma Akhtar, Mari Conti and Frances Brennand Roper sitting in
Tickets: http://bit.ly/1aOgTjQ

Sunday Nov. 17th
Lemon Tree, Aberdeen Scotland
Gary Lucas “Touched by Grace” concert
performing solo and reading from his new book,
with special guest vocalist Jay Mathy sitting in
Tickets: http://bit.ly/1fo6Nse
with special guest vocalist Jay Mathy sitting in

Mon. Nov. 18th
Electric Circus, Edinburgh
Gary Lucas “Touched by Grace”–performing solo
from Buckey to Beefheart and Beyond
and reading from his new book,
with special guest vocalist Jay Mathy sitting in
Tickets: http://bit.ly/1dxDwj2
with special guest vocalist Jay Mathy sitting in

Friday Nov. 22nd
Triskell Arts Centre, Cork Ireland
Gary Lucas “Touched By Grace” solo show
Tickets: http://bit.ly/15pLUHp
Sat. Nov. 23rd
Grand Social, Dublin
Gary Lucas “Touched by Grace” –performing solo
from Buckley to Beefheart and Beyond,
and reading from his new book
with special guest vocalist tba
Tickets: http://bit.ly/18aCfYm
Sat. Nov. 30th
5pm and 8pm
Cineteca Nacional, Mexico City Mexico
Gary Lucas performs his original live solo guitar accompanying the 1931
Spanish “Dracula” (d. George Melford)

Wed. Dec. 11th and Thurs. Dec. 13th
Prague, Czech Republic
Gary Lucas performs his Spanish “Dracula” original solo score
accompanying the 1931 classic film at the Aero Cinema
Sat. Dec. 15th
Brno, Czech Republic
Gary Lucas performs with Spanish “Dracula” at the
Scala Cinema

Sat. Dec. 21st
Budapest Jazz Club, Budapest Hungary
Gary Lucas solo concert electric and acoustic
Thurs. Jan. 9th
Fundacion Botin, Santander Spain
Gary Lucas performs the world premiere of his new live solo guitar score
for Wu Yonggong’s 1934 silent masterpiece “The Goddess” (Shen Nu)
as part of “The Golden Age of Chinese Film” series, curated by Richard Pena
Fri. Jan. 10th
Fundacion Botin, Santander Spain
Gary Lucas accompanies the 1934 Spanish “Dracula” with his
original solo guitar score, curated by Richard Pena
Friday Feb. 14th 2014
Wexner Center for the Performing Arts
Columbia Ohio
Gary performs his live score accompanying Coffin Joe a/k/a Jose Mojica Marins’ “Esta Noite Encarnerei no teu Cadaver”
(This Night I Will Possess Your Corpse) during the Wexner’s Brazilian Film Festival

Gary Lucas discusses the tracks on his new “Cinefantastique” album:
View “The King’s Chain”,  an outtake from
“Greetings From Tim Buckley” (2012, d. Dan Algrant)
featuring Gary’s guitar and Penn Badgley as Jeff Buckley:
Gary Lucas pays tribute to late great French director Patrice Chereau:
Gary’s new book “Touched By Grace” receives a 4 Star review in the new MOJO:
Listen to Gary Lucas live on East Village Radio’s “Morricone Youth” program:
Click on Sept. 29th link: http://bit.ly/tp9zxo
Gary plays live on WFMU’s “Airborne Event” with Sally Kwok and Mo Hai Jing:
Just out on digital only:
“The Infra-Realist Session”
Gary Lucas studio collaboration with Spanish spoken-word artist Bruno Galindo
on Rare Lumiere
Check out four clips from The World of Captain Beefheart’s debut @ The Bridge 8/15/13
Suction Prints:
When Big Joan Sets Up:
Evening Bell:
Tropical Hot Dog Night:
Check out a clip of Gary Lucas, Amanda Palmer, and Mother Falcon performing at Littlefield in Brooklyn 6/2013

Gary Lucas just finished recording a new duo album in England with legendary Peter Hammill (Van Der Graaf Generator)…stay tuned!

RIP JAMES GANDOLFINI  9/18/61–6/19/13
Gary Lucas and Alabama 3 perform “Woke Up This Morning”
(Theme from “The Sopranos”) Live in London:
Check out a clip of Gary Lucas solo live in Vienna
and with guest vocalist Mika Vember:
Check out a clip Brazilian horror director Jose Mojica Marins (Coffin Joe) sent specially from Sao Paulo
to open Gary’s recent Ljubljana show:
Gary Lucas selects his 5 Favorite Horror Films on Slovenian website Planet.Siol:
Review of Gary’s Ljubljana show 5/14/13 from Radio Student:
Gary is interviewed live on Radio Student Ljubljana:
New TonePrints custom designed by Gary Lucas for TC Electronics of Denmark
available for free download here for guitarists worldwide:
Gary Lucas is profiled in Czech music magazine Rock and Pop:
Gary Lucas is profiled in Czech national newspaper Lidove Noviny  4/13/2013
Gary Lucas “twists” Latin Music–New Collaborations
From Colombia, with the Andrew Oldham Orchestra:
from Ecuador, with Duo Passionato:
From Cuba, with Haydee & Suylen Milanes and Los Van Van:
a friend and a fan of Gary’s music
scroll down mid-page here:
Check out Nona Hendryx and Gary Lucas  on national Dutch radio NTR:
Gary Lucas discusses three of his favorite artists for threepieces.org:
Skip James, The Incredible String Band, and Peter Green’s Fleetwood Mac
Gary Lucas has a new short story “Me and the Golem” available for download from TheWriteDeal.org
Gary discusses the origins of his phrase “The Only Group that Matters” re The Clash in a new YouTube interview
Gary is mentioned by legendary Stones producer Andrew Loog Oldham in the latest MOJO:
Gary rocks out with the fabulous Nona Hendryx live on “Lady Marmalade” here
Gary has a new essay in Volume Two of  “Jews: A People’s History of the Lower East Side” , edited by Clayton Patterson
Order here from Amazon http://amzn.to/YDnj1j

Gary Lucas’ new book “Touched by Grace– My Time with Jeff Buckley” will be published in the UK and US in September by UK publisher Jawbone Press

New Masterclass page
New Updated Bio:
New page for Gary Lucas’s book
“Touched by Grace: La Mia Musica Con Jeff Buckley”:
“Greetings from Tim Buckley”, a new film about Jeff Buckley’s early days in NYC,
directed by Dan Algrant and starring Penn Badgley and featuring Tony award winner Frank Wood as Gary Lucas,
was just picked up for distribution by Tribeca Film and Focus World, and will be in cinemas this spring
Review from The Hollywood Reporter:
Gary Lucas discourses on Rock Attitude on the French Arte Channel:

Mother Falcon perform “Pennies” featuring Gary Lucas and Amanda Palmer:
This E Mail is being sent for Gary Lucas by:
Jim Eigo Jazz Promo Services T: 845-986-1677 E-Mail:http://jim@jazzpromoservices.com



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