Devendra Banhart Journeys to Canada

Published: 2004-09-21
One of the most compelling artists to appear on the music scene in recent years, Devendra Banhart has begot himself a devout following. The chance to see the musician play live before the cult of Banhart grows too large is available to residents of Montreal and Toronto. The singer/songwriter will hit both cities during his North American tour this fall.

Supporting Banhart during many of his North American dates, including both of the stops in Canada, is Six Organs of Admittance. The California indie-rock band is out supporting their recently expanded album 'Manifestation'.

Banhart is travelling around the world playing to promote his two 2004 albums 'Rejoicing in the Hands' and 'Nino Rojo'. Unlike his debut 'Oh Me Oh My', the tracks of these albums were laid down in a real live recording studio, instead of being captured on a broke down four-track. 'Rejoicing in the Hands' was the first of the two albums to be released (in April), with 'Nino Rojo' just hitting shelves last week on September 13th. Although the albums are separate, they are in fact companion pieces, and both were recording during the same time.

The style with which Banhart writes and performs his songs has drawn comparisons to Nick Drake, Iron & Wine, and Jeff Buckley among a plethora of other singer/songwriters, but it's hard to pin him down. From folk to country to indie-rock to blues, Banhart has been described as all.

Devendra Banhart's Canadian dates:

November 11 Montreal, QC – La Sala Rossa
November 12 Toronto, ON – MusicGallery @ St. George the Martyr Church

Writer: Jaclyn Arndt



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hi, could you please let me know where I can find lyrics of banhart's song;little yellow spider.
thanks so much.gilbert
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