JON GOMM – ANNOUNCES RUN OF SOCIAL DISTANCE SHOWS FOR 2020

UK/EIRE TOUR DATES RESCHEDULED TO 2021

NEW ALBUM ‘THE FAINTEST IDEA’ OUT NOW ON KSCOPE

Jon Gomm, the UK based acoustic guitar virtuoso, who recently released his new album The Faintest Idea on Kscope has announced a run of social distance shows for later this year. Jon states,

‘It’s not unexpected, but I’m still crushed to announce that I’m having to reschedule The Faintest Idea UK/Eire Tour – New dates are all set up for Autumn/Winter 2021, and tickets on sale (if you already have a ticket for one of the gigs, it’s transferable).

However, I am desperate to play these new songs. They don’t feel completely born until I’ve physically felt a human reaction to them. So I’m doing a short run of very limited Social Distance Gigs in the coming weeks (there were more booked, but some have fallen to new lockdowns before we could even announce them), and an Online Album Launch Gig on November 15th. 

I can’t help but feel angry with those governments who have let their ideological obsession with the free-market overrule public health, and so ruined both. It’s a macro version of the exact same heedless dollar-chasing which unlocked a vault of rainforest pathogens and spilled it into a city street.’

Online Album Launch Gig Exclusively at jongomm.com –  15 Nov 2020

Social Distance Gigs ​(tickets highly limited):

Nov 18 2020 – Bedford, Esquires

Nov 19 2020 – Milton Keynes, Craufurd Arms

Nov 26 2020 – Leicester, Firebug

Nov 27 2020 – Blackpool Bootleg Social

Nov 29 2020 – Leeds, Brudenell Social

Jan 06 2021 – Bury St Edmunds, Apex

Faintest Idea UK/Eire Tour 

Oct 2021

1 – Dublin, Academy 2

8 – Haverhill, Arts Centre

9 – Birmingham, Hare & Hounds

10 – York, Crescent

15 – Trowbridge, Emmanuel’s Yard

16 – Swansea, Sin City

17 – Cardiff, The Globe

21 – Bristol, Thekla

22 – Milton Keynes, Craufurd Arms

23 – Nottingham, Rescue Rooms

29 – Huddersfield, The Parish pub

30 – Glasgow, Oran Mor

31 – Newcastle, Cluny

Nov 2021

4 – Liverpool, The Leaf Café

5 – Blackpool, Bootleg Social

6 – Preston, The Ferret

13 – Guildford, Boileroom

14 – Southampton, Joiners

15 – Brighton, Komedia

27 – London, Bush Hall

Dec 2021

4 – Manchester, The Bread Shed

5 – Leeds, Brudenell Social

16 – Runcorn, Brindley Theatre

All tickets / info: ​ https://www.jongomm.com/shows

The Faintest Idea is out now on CD, double LP, digital and as a stunning limited edition deluxe 3 disc hardback book edition. The beautiful book features Lee Zimmerman illustrations, song descriptions, hand  written lyrics and full track tablature for the song “Check You’re Still Breathing”. Jon’s reaction to the deluxe edition can be see in this latest unboxing video here. 

All formats are available to order now https://jongomm.lnk.to/TheFaintestIdea

Watch the videos for the album’s 3 singles which see Jon collaborating with The Samsara Collective to film in the stunning setting of Niamos Radical Arts Theatre, Manchester.

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