Mississippi Records US Tour 2019 / by Cyrus Moussavi

MississippiWeb1200x1800.jpg

We’re hitting the road with Mississippi Records and Olvido Records! For the month of January we’ll be driving thousands of records across the PNW, Cali, S. West, West, South and Midwest, stopping at record stores and putting on a Mississippi Records slideshow/film series/music set/record sale in the evenings. Please come check it out, and spread the word! Meanwhile, I’m looking into buying vans from halfway across the country…

Here’s the info:

MISSISSIPPI RECORDS PRESENTS:

A COSMIC AND EARTHLY HISTORY OF RECORDED MUSIC

FILMS BY RAW MUSIC INTERNATIONAL

DJ SET BY GOLDEN WILSON

  After over 220 dates in Europe and only a very small handful in the USA, Mississippi Records is taking it's road show to America for the first time. 

The show features -

A COSMIC AND EARTHLY HISTORY OF RECORDED MUSIC ACCORDING TO MISSISSIPPI RECORDS

  A psychedelic film / lecture / slideshow that attempts to tell the entire history of recorded music (In America) in just 90 minutes. It features great unseen film clips from the Mississippi Records archives.  Presented by Mississippi Records founder, Eric Isaacson. From recordings of the first star in the universe being born all the way to the dark ages of the 1980's, many stories will be told.

FILMS BY RAW MUSIC INTERNATIONAL

   Great short music clips spanning the globe.  Some beautiful Cambodian music, Kenyan acoustic guitar music and even the great Digital Jesus.  

DJ SET BY GOLDEN WILSON

   Before and after the show, DJ Golden Wilson (Olvido Records, Chicago) will set the mood with music from all over the place. http://olvidorecords.com

MISSISSIPPI RECORDS MERCH TABLE

    Cheap as you'll ever find them Mississippi releases.  Over 30 titles available, while supplies last.

TOUR DATES

JANUARY 5: SEATTLE @ Northwest Film Forum

JANUARY 7: OAKLAND @ The Octopus Literary Salon

JANUARY 8: SAN FRANCISCO @ TBA

JANUARY 9: LOS ANGELES @ Zebulon Café Concert

JANUARY 10: LOS ANGELES @ TBA

JANUARY 11: PHOENIX @ TBA

JANUARY 12: TUCSON @ EXPLODED VIEW gallery/microcinema

JANUARY 13: SANTA FE @ ETIQUETTE

JANUARY 14: ALBUQUERQUE @ PEACE & JUSTICE CENTER

JANUARY 15: MARFA @ Crowley Theater

JANUARY 16: AUSTIN @ Sekrit Theater

JANUARY 17: NEW ORLEANS @ TBA

JANUARY 18: NEW ORLEANS @ TBA

JANUARY 19: ATLANTA @ Plaza Atlanta

JANUARY 20: GREENVILLE @ REDS

JANUARY 21: CHAPEL HILL @ Local 506

JANUARY 22: KNOXVILLE @ The Pilot Light

JANUARY 23: NASHVILLE @ Bastion Nashville

JANUARY 24: LEXINGTON @ Lexington Film League

JANUARY 25: BLOOMINGTON @ Pictura Gallery at FAR Center for Contemporary Arts

FEBRUARY 1: CHICAGO @ International Anthem HQ