Eco-friendly outing will even extend to his rider
Jose Gonzales has announced an upcoming tour of North America, and revealed plans to make it an environmentally-friendly excursion.
Gonzales will tour in partnership with Reverb, “a non-profit organization designed to educate and engage music fans
and promote environmental sustainability”, and every effort will be made to be eco-conscious throughout.
His plans include biodegradable catering products, and a reduction of plastic water bottles on his rider, with band and crew furnished with reusable water bottles as the tour kicks off.
They will also calculate the CO2 footprint of the tour and neutralise emissions from venue energy use, ground transportation, flights and hotel accommodations by supporting clean renewable energy projects.
50 cents will be added on to every ticket price to benefit Reverb and those who buy advance tickets on ticketstoday.com will also have the opportunity to add a further 50 cents to NativeEnergy‘s CO2 Offset program.
Jose Gonzales stickers will be available for purchase at every show, and profits will go towards purchasing carbon offsets generated from travel to/from the show.
The dates are:
Miami, FL Airtime Theater (February 29)
Orlando, FL The Social (March 1)
Atlanta, GA Variety Playhouse (2)
Chapel Hill, NC Great Hall (UNC Chapel Hill) (3)
Asheville, NC Orange Peel (4)
Washington, DC Sixth & I Historic Synagogue (5)
New York, NY Terminal 5 (Plug Awards) (6)
Tarrytown, NY The Tarrytown Music Hall (7)
Philadelphia, PA World Café (8)
Morgantown, WV WVU Creative Arts Center (Mountain Stage TV Taping) (9)
New York, NY Highline Ballroom (11)
Brooklyn, NY Brooklyn Masonic Temple (12)
Boston, MA – Paradise (13)
Montreal, QB Musee Juste Pour Rire (14)
Toronto, ON – Phoenix (15)
Chicago, IL Lakeshore Theater (17)
Milwaukee, WI Pabst Theatre (18)
St. Louis, MO Graham Chapel (Washington University) (19)
Omaha, NE Sokol Underground (20)
Boulder, CO Fox Theatre (21)
Salt Lake City, UT Union Ballroom (University of Utah) (22)
San Diego, CA San Diego Women’s Club (24)
Los Angeles, CA The Wiltern (25)
San Francisco, CA The Fillmore Auditorium (27)
Portland, OR The Aladdin Theatre (28)
Seattle, WA The Triple Door (29)
Seattle, WA The Triple Door (30)
Vancouver, ONT St. Andrew’s Wesley United (31)
By our New York staff.
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