includes members of Yeasayer, Savath & Savalas and Born Heller.
In celebration of the release of Awe Owe (out today, August 4th on
Asthmatic Kitty), Helado Negro will take a week long tour of the five boroughs of New York. Starting off in Queens,
Helado Negro will bring their sounds to each of the City’s boroughs, concluding
the tour with a ride on the Staten Island Ferry to play on the mysteriously
floating borough itself.
Helado Negro will consist of frontman Roberto C. Lange
(voice, guitars, etc.), Jason Ajemian (percussion), Isaac Lekach (guitar, voice
and vibes), Jason Trammell (drums), Oliver Chapoy (guitar), Jon Philpot (voice
and percusion) and Shannon Fields (guitars, etc.). The band (sans Chapoy and Philpot) will then hit the
tour trail take their music to the southeastern portion of the United States.
This band includes members of Savath & Savalas, Yeasayer, Stars Like Fleas,
Guy Fantastico, and Born Heller.
While on tour, Roberto Lange will meet up with painter/kinetic sculptor David
Ellis in Charlottesville
at the Bridge to score a new sculpture by Ellis. Learn more about the opening
night for this exhibition here. Ellis also helped
out on the new music video for the vastly bearded Helado Negro, which you can
Interested fans may download the new remix by Leb Laze of
Helado Negro’s “I Wish”. Leb-Laze sublets the original and does a
little redecorating while his walkman jams So So Def deep cuts and his dog
Atomic starts pulling things out of the cupboards. Listen to the Leb Laze remix
of “I Wish” here.
Helado Negro Tour Dates:
08-22, Saturday: Queens, NY – The Jackson (w/ Rad Unicorn)
08-23, Sunday: Bronx, NY – Bruckner Bar & Grill (w/ Jason Ajemian with The
08-24, Monday: Manhattan, NY – Cake Shop (w/ Tavo Carbone, The Silent League)
08-25, Tuesday: Brooklyn, NY – Sycamore (w/ Luluc)
08-27, Thursday: Staten Island, AL – Martini Red
09-03, Thursday: Pittsburgh, PA – Garfield Artworks (w/ Jason Ajemian)
09-06, Sunday: Lynchburg, VA – Speakertree Records (w/ Jason Ajemian)
09-07, Monday: Charleston, SC – Redux Contemporary Art Center (w/ Jason
09-08, Tuesday: Greensboro, NC – Lyndon Street Artworks (w/ Jason Ajemian)
09-09, Wednesday: Atlanta, GA – 529 (w/ Jason Ajemian)
09-10, Thursday: Jacksonville, FL – Eclipse (w/ Jason Ajemian)
09-11, Friday: Birmingham, AL – Bottletree Cafe (w/ Jason Ajemian)
09-12, Saturday: Nashville, TN – William’s House (w/ Jason Ajemian)
09-13, Sunday: Asheville, NC – BoBo Gallery (w/ Jason Ajemian)
09-14, Monday: Baltimore, MD – Talking Head (w/ Jason Ajemian)
09-15, Tuesday: Brooklyn, NY – Southpaw (w/ Jason Ajemian)