Known the world over for his work as guitarist and founding member of Blur as well as his solo ventures including the recent score to the acclaimed cult hit Netflix series The End of the F***ing World,Graham Coxon has confirmed his first ever series of one-man shows in North America.
The tour will consist of 10 intimate dates beginning September 19th at the Mod Club in Toronto and concluding October 1st at the Lodge Room in Los Angeles. Graham will perform all shows completely solo, playing material spanning his eight solo records and his debut as a soundtrack/score composer, the aforementioned The End of the F***ing World.
Prior to the Canada and U.S. shows, Graham will appear at the New Vic Theatre in Newcastle-Under-Lyme in the UK September 17th.
While he made his name as guitar player for Blur, Graham has also played saxophone and drums on many Blur tracks. He composed 1997’s “You’re So Great,” as well as much of the band’s 1999 hit single “Coffee & TV,” which he also sang. More recently, Graham produced (alongside Stephen Street) Blur’s 2015 album The Magic Whip, which debuted at #1 in the UK album chart.
Graham has released eight solo albums:
The Sky is Too High (1998), The Golden D (2000), Crow Sit On Blood Tree (2001), The Kiss Of Morning (2002), Happiness In Magazines (2004), Love Travels At Illegal Speeds (2006), The Spinning Top (2009) and A+E (2012).
Tickets can be purchased at grahamcoxon.co.uk starting Friday, July 27th.
North American Solo Tour 2018
WED 9/19 Toronto, ON – Mod Club
THU 9/20 Detroit, MI – El Club
FRI 9/21 Chicago, IL – Park West
SUN 9/23 Washington DC – Rock & Roll Hotel
MON 9/24 New York, NY – Bowery Ballroom
TUE 9/25 Brooklyn, NY – Elsewhere
WED 9/26 Boston, MA Middle East – Downstairs
THU 9/27 Philadelphia, PA – Foundry
SUN 9/30 San Francisco, CA – August Hall
MON 10/01 Los Angeles, CA – Lodge Room
Photo credit Denholm Hewlett