Dexter Romweber: Film, Tour

 

 

 

Romweber acts in Lake City, Duo Plays CMJ, Tours. New album in February.

By Blurt Staff

 

Flat Duo Jets founder Dexter Romweber is acting in Lake City alongside Sissy Spacek, Keith
Carradine, Rebecca Romjin, Troy Garity and Drea de Matteo. Romweber plays
Frank, the guitarist in Keith Carradine’s band, which also includes Dave
Matthews. We smell a supergroup!

 

From the press release: “In the film, Rebecca Romijn plays a
small-town cop romantically involved with Troy Garity’s character, who reunites
with his estranged mother (Sissy Spacek) when deadly circumstances threaten
their home. Directed by Perry Moore, known for his work on The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the With and the Wardrobe, the
film debuted at the Tribeca Film Festival in April, 2008.”

 

“It was very different being in a movie, then playing music,
but the waiting around to perform was the same,” says Romweber. “All the cast
and crew were very helpful to me. Keith Carradine was a true gentleman and
Sissy Spacek and Troy Garity (Jane Fonda’s son) were very nice. As I’ve never
acted before, Perry Moore the director was ever encouraging. Would I do it
again? Yes, of course!” 

 

Romweber also gets props from Jack White in a new documentary
called It Might Get Loud, which premiered
at the Toronto Film Festival in September. It “chronicles the artistic process
and influences of guitar superstars Jimmy Page, The Edge and Jack White,” with
the latter calling Romweber a “huge influence.” The soundtrack, released
earlier this year, includes live and recorded tracks from Flat Duo Jets.

 

Romweber’s other celluloid credits are the 1987 cult classic
Athens, GA-Inside/Out and Two-Headed Cow, a documentary about his
career.

 

After wrapping Lake
City
, the Dex Romweber Duo signed with Bloodshot Records. The
just-completed new album is produced by producer John Plymale (Meat Puppets,
Squirrel Nut Zippers, Corrosion Of Conformity) and features Cat Power, Neko
Case, Exene Cervenka and Rick Miller of Southern Culture on the Skids. Look for
it in February. The DRD will also play two shows at CMJ in NYC on Oct. 25: a
Bloodshot Records Party (with Justin Townes Earle, Ben Weaver, Cordero and
more) and an evening show with Los Straitjackets. The band will tour the East
Coast through Nov. 22.

 

For more information, visit http://www.myspace.com/dexterromweberduo

 

Dexter Romweber Duo EPK:

 

 

 

TOUR DATES:

                       

 

Thu       October
23        Washington, DC            The Red and the Black                          

 

Fri        October
24        Linfield, PA                    Railroad Street                          

 

Sat       October
25        Brooklyn, NY                 Union Pool – Bloodshot CMJ
Showcase (day show)                                  

 

Sat       October
25        Brooklyn, NY                 Southpaw          (night show)                  

 

Sun      October
26        Boston, MA                   Abbey Lounge                           

 

Wed     October
29        Hoboken, NJ                  Maxwell’s                                 

 

Thu       October
30        Richmond, VA               The Triple                                 

 

Fri        October
31        Winston-Salem, NC       The Garage                              

 

Thu       November
6       Athens, OH                  Casa Nueva                              

 

Fri        November
7       Baltimore, MD               Dangerously Delicious Pies                                

 

Sat       November
8       Milton, DE                     Dogfish Head                            

 

Sat       November
22     Norfolk, VA                    Tap House

 

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