Daniel Johnston to play special show

Members of Yo La Tengo and Teenage Fanclub to play too

Daniel Johnston has announced a forthcoming tour called ‘An Evening With Daniel Johnston and Friends’.

The evening also features short performances from Mark Linkous of Sparklehorse, James McNew of Yo La Tengo, Norman Blake of Teenage Fanclub and Jad Fair of Half Japanese and Scout Niblett, who will act as backing band during Daniel Johnston‘s main headline set.

The UK and Irish dates are:


Manchester New Century House (July 24)

Glasgow Old Fruit market (23)

London Indigo2 (25)

Dublin Whelans (27,28)

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