Thursday, January 31, 2008

Jose Gonzalez To Embark On Green Tour of US in Spring

Mute Records is proud to announce Jose Gonzalez' Green Tour of North
America in the spring. The tour, which starts on February 29th in
Miami, FL, is in partnership with Reverb ( Reverb
is a non-profit organization designed to educate and engage music fans
and promote environmental sustainability. They work closely with
artists to create earth-friendly events and tours. As part of the
greening of Gonzalez' upcoming tour, his rider will include
biodegradable catering products, and a reduction of plastic water
bottles will be facilitated by providing his crew with re-usable water
bottles to carry throughout the tour. In addition, Gonzalez and Reverb
will calculate the CO2 footprint of the tour and neutralize emissions
from venue energy use, ground transportation, flights and hotel
accommodations by supporting clean renewable energy projects.

There will be a 50 cent add on to general ticket purchases that will
support Reverb's greening efforts. Pre-sale ticket purchasers via will also have the option to add an additional 50
cents to NativeEnergy's CO2 Offset program. At the shows, fans will
have the opportunity to purchase a custom Jose Gonzalez sticker, the
money from which will be used to purchase carbon offsets generated from
travel to/from the show. Reverb will also have a presence at the merch

Gonzalez' forthcoming travels follow tours this fall with many sold out
shows, and will see him showcasing songs from his latest record IN OUR
NATURE, out on Mute Records this past September. The album Pitchfork
suggested showed enough "talent to make good on those lofty Pink Moon
comparisons," won widespread acclaim, garnering inclusion on best of
2007 year end lists and securing Gonzalez spots on The Late Show with
Conan O'Brien and Jimmy Kimmel Live. IN OUR NATURE has also been
nominated for "Americana Album of the Year" by the 2008 Plug Awards
( and Gonzalez himself is up for "Male Artist of the

29 - Miami, FL: Airtime Theater

01 - Orlando, FL - The Social
02 - Atlanta, GA - Variety Playhouse
03 - Chapel Hill, NC - Great Hall (UNC - Chapel Hill)
04 - Asheville, NC - Orange Peel
05 - Washington, DC - Sixth & I Historic Synagogue
06 - New York, NY - Terminal 5 (Plug Awards)
07 - Tarrytown, NY - The Tarrytown Music Hall
08 - Philadelphia, PA - World Café
09 - Morgantown, WV - WVU Creative Arts Center (Mountain Stage TV Taping)
11 - New York, NY - Highline Ballroom
12 - Brooklyn, NY - Brooklyn Masonic Temple
13 - Boston, MA - Paradise
14 - Montreal, QB - Musee Juste Pour Rire
15 - Toronto, ON - Phoenix
17 - Chicago, IL - Lakeshore Theater
18 - Milwaukee, WI - Pabst Theatre
19 - St. Louis, MO - Graham Chapel (Washington University)
20 - Omaha, NE - Sokol Underground
21 - Boulder, CO - Fox Theatre
22 - Salt Lake City, UT - Union Ballroom (University of Utah)
24 - San Diego, CA - San Diego Women's Club
25 - Los Angeles, CA - The Wiltern
27 - San Francisco, CA - The Fillmore Auditorium
28 - Portland, OR - The Aladdin Theatre
29 - Seattle, WA - The Triple Door
30 - Seattle, WA - The Triple Door
31 - Vancouver, ONT - St. Andrew's Wesley United

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