Singer-songwriter John K. Samson of the former Weakerthans has finished up a round of touring with wife Christine Fellows and has already announced an upcoming performance in 2019 (Tickets). Samson will perform solo at Brooklyn, New York's Rough Trade NYC on May 15 in the new year.
The event kicks off at 9:00 p.m. with venue doors opening at 8:00 p.m. The show is for ages 21 and over and tickets run $20 if purchased beforehand. However, tickets can also be purchased at the door for $25. Tickets are on sale now via AXS.com.
Samson's recent works include covering Fellows' song "Saturday Night on Utopia Parkway" for Kevin Devine's vinyl split series where artists are featured on the flip-side. The vinyl and digital set Devinyl Splits, Vol. 2 was released on Nov. 30. Samson also recently appeared on Don't Stop Now II: A Collection of Covers on the Gillian Welch song "Wrecking Ball." Samson is joined by Craig Finn and the Uptown Controllers on the track that benefits the Refugee & Immigrant Center for Education & Legal Services by providing low-cost or free legal services for immigrant families and refugees in Texas.
Despite John K. Samson taking part in projects, there are no announced plans of releasing a third solo album. His previous effort, Winter Wheat, was released on Oct. 21, 2016, and features contributions from Weakerthans members Greg Smith and Jason Tait.