Official Press Release:
For the first time, Baroness will play the entire “Gold & Gray” the highly acclaimed album of 2019. The concert will take place on 10 September at 8 pm (11 September at 2 in Italy) at Culture Lab LIC at The Plaxall Gallery in Long Island City.
Tickets ($ 14.99) are available here, and give the opportunity to see the concert, as well as live, until midnight on September 13th (USA time). Limited edition merchandise will be available for ticket buyers.
Being a band that has always integrated the visual and musical aspect of art and music, the Culture Lab LIC at The Plaxall Gallery is the perfect venue for the first Baroness concert of 2020. Spanning 12,000 square feet, the venue non-profit is aimed at supporting the development of art, theater, music and community services.
“Gold & Gray” (http://smarturl.it/baroness-goldandgrey), released in June 2019 and defined by Stereogum as “the best thing ever made by the Baroness … a masterpiece”, while NME spoke of “a masterpiece in true sense of the word ”and NPR, emphasizing the synchronicity between Baroness music and their imagery, noted that“ Gold & Gray seems like a reminder of the heyday of rock album as an art object ”. The seventeen-track record debuted at the top of the Billboard Hard Rock Albums Sales and Independent Albums charts and featured the band on the covers of magazines such as Revolver and Kerrang !. BARONESS took fans behind the scenes with a making of the album produced by Dave Fridmann (The Flaming Lips, At War With The Mystics), releasing eleven episodes titled “Making Gold & Gray”: https://smarturl.it/makinggoldandgrey
Already nominated for a GRAMMY® Award, BARONESS are John Baizley (vocals / guitar), Gina Gleason (guitar), Nick Jost (bass) and Sebastian Thomson (drums). The band from Philadelphia and New York has grown to become one of the most beloved in rock in the press as well as one of the most inventive artists of the modern age thanks. The band’s studio recordings catalog includes: ‘Gold & Gray’ (2019), ‘Purple’ (2015), ‘Yellow & Green’ (2012), ‘Blue Record’ (2009), ‘Red Album’ (2007) , ‘A Gray Sigh in a Flower Husk’ (Split LP, 2007), ‘Second’ (EP, 2004) and ‘First’ (EP, 2004).