Mountain Goats Schedule
Twenty years and more than 500 songs later, the Mountain Goats keep on climbing to new
heights.Based in Durham, North Carolina, the Mountain Goats were originally the brainchild of John Darnielle, who started
an underground following by releasing cassette-only albums under the guise of the Mountain Goats. The outfit slowly grew and
has become a staple on the lo-fi scene today, with albums such as Get Lonely and Heretic Pride gracing the Billboard charts.
the Mountain Goats on tour and you'll understand why this band is one of the most celebrated lo-fi indie bands in the nation.
You'll have plenty of opportunities to see the Mountain Goats perform live this year. They are scheduled to play at venues
like the Gothic Theatre in Englewood, Colorado; The Showbox in Seattle, Washington; Wonder Ballroom in Portland, Oregon; Mayan
Theater in Los Angeles, California; Crescent Ballroom in Phoenix, Arizona; and more. To secure your tickets in advance, just
click right here on StubHub. It's that simple!
Mountain Goats Background
Despite its plural name, for
many years the Mountain Goats was just comprised of one single member, singer/songwriter, John Darnielle. Darnielle pens finely
scrutinized, impressionistic snippets that manage to blend life as we live it with life as we dream we could live it.
he started collaborating with other musicians, including John Wurster (drummer); Peter Hughes (bassist); Franklin Bruno (singer/songwriter);
Rachel Ware (bassist/vocalist); Kaki King (guitarist); John Vanderslice (singer/songwriter); and more.
1990s, the Mountain Goats, which borrows its name from the Screamin' Jay Hawkins tune "Big Yellow Coat," were best recognized
for churning out homemade low-fidelity recordings. They also put out recordings in vinyl 7" formats or cassettes. But in 2002,
the Mountain Goats took on a more refined approach, cutting studio albums with a complete band. The albums,Tallahassee and
All Hail West Texas, also came out in 2002. Two years later, We Shall All Be Healed arrived. The album marked the first time
Darnielle joined forces with producer John Vanderslice. We Shall All Be Healed also served as the first album that features
autobiographical material. The Sunset Tree was the band's second Vanderslice-produced album. Get Lonely followed in 2006.
A year later, Jon Wurster signed on to the group. He played the drums on the last part of the Get Lonely tour. Heretic Pride
dropped in early 2008, which was produced by Vanderslice and Scott Solter. Three more albums followed, which included The
Life of the World to Come; All Eternals Deck and Transcendental Youth.
Mountain Goats Albums
of the Mountain Goats includes: Zopilote Machine (1994); Sweden (1995); Nothing for Juice (1996); Full Force Galesburg (1997);
The Coroner's Gambit (2000); All Hail West Texas (2002); Tallahassee (2002); We Shall All Be Healed (2004); The Sunset Tree
(2005); Get Lonely (2006); Heretic Pride (2008); The Life of the World to Come (2009); All Eternals Deck (2011); and Transcendental
One true constant is present in all of Mountain Goats' songs - they are very easy to listen to - and you
feel as if they are written for you and only you.
Mountain Goats Trivia
Did you know the music of indie
band the Mountain Goats has been highlighted in the popular Showtime series, Weeds? Their tune "Cotton" was included in the
episode billed as "The Punishment Light." And their song, "International Small Arms Traffic Blues" was included in the episode
called, "Yes I Can." The band also lent their vocals to "Little Boxes," the show's theme song during the run of the opening
credits of Season 8, Episode 5.
The Mountain Goats have also made contributions to the TV show, Moral Orel, which included
their songs "Love Love Love," "Old College Try," and "No Children."
Mountain Goats Concert Experience
Mountain Goats are one of the most gifted and successful artists of this generation. They consistently put on the best shows
possible no matter where they end up. With their most recent tour blowing fans away with new music and extraordinary performances,
you can be one of the next people to see what they can do when they hit the stage! So if you're a longtime fan or even if
you just like some of the newer stuff they've been pumping out, you can't go wrong with picking up some tickets and heading
out to a show when they take the stage at a city near you! The only thing that could possibly make the show any better is
if you end up taking a friend along for the ride. Nothing can top making fun memories at a show like this, but if you're in
a giving mood, then why not pick up an extra ticket so that one of your lucky friends, family members or neighbors can join
you in having a great time seeing the Mountain Goats? Tickets are now on sale at StubHub so be sure to get yours while they're