November 6, 2016
The G-Ray US Tour Dates start this Monday in Chicago, with new dates added, and please note Houston venue change. See below or over at the Live page.
October 4, 2016
Gemma and band visited Electric Monkey Studios in Amsterdam to record 6 songs for the legendary Dutch radio/TV show 2 Meter Sessies. For more info, visit their website here: http://www.2metersessies.nl/2016/09/gemma-ray-2-meter-sessies-luister/
You can stream it below.
OCT 6th: MIDDELBERG, De Spot
OCT 7th: OTTERSUM, Roepaen
OCT 8th: ENSCHEDE, Atak
OCT 9th: BREDA, Mezz
September 9, 2016
The Exodus Suite rolls in to the United States in November!
September 7, 2016
Gemma will tour the UK in October/November. Dates below. Sharing the bill will be the inimitable Joe Gideon. Tickets available here: http://bit.ly/2bTGXr7
July 27, 2016
A new video for We Do War has been released today. The video was filmed and directed by Steve Gullick, and the song is taken from “The Exodus Suite”. Click on the link below to view. The video was also premiered on Tone Deaf, so head here to read more about it.
June 13, 2016
A German tour has been confirmed for September, as well shows in the UK, Netherlands and Denmark this summer, plus a special Radio Eins Berlin concert in August. See below for the dates.
22.07.16 – UK-Gateshead, Sage (with Howe Gelb)
07.08.16 – NL-Arnhem, Park Open Festival
08.08.16 – NL-Amsterdam, Paradiso
10.08.16 – DE-Berlin, Bikini Hotel (Radio Eins concert)
13.08.16 – DK-Copenhagen, Pumpehusets Byhave
03.09.16 – DE-Dresden, The Sound Of Bronkow Festival
17.09.16 – DE-Wredenhagen, Scheune 18.09.16 – DE-Hamburg, Hafenklang
19.09.16 – DE-Bremen, Club Moments (Radio Bremen live)
20.09.16 – DE-Halle, Objekt 5
21.09.16 – DE-Erfurt, Museumskeller
22.09.16 – DE-Schorndorf, Manufaktur
23.09.16 – DE-München, Milla
24.09.16 – DE-Rosenheim, Asta
25.09.16 – CH-Baden, Royal
26.09.16 – DE-Freiburg, Jazzhaus
27.09.16 – DE-Wetzlar, Franzis
28.09.16 – DE-Oberhausen, Druckluft
29.09.16 – AT-Vienna, Waves Festival
30.09.16 – LU-Luxemburg, Gudde Wellen
01.10.16 – DE-Köln, King Georg 02.10.16 – DE-Haldern, Pop Bar
May 20, 2016
The Exodus Suite is out today, and to celebrate here is brand new video for the song The Original One, directed by Steve Gullick!
May 6, 2016
Berlin’s finest record store Dodo Beach are offering tickets for the May 27th Columbia Theater album launch, together with signed vinyl, 7″ and MP3’s for €25. Check it out here: http://blog.dodobeach.de/gemma-ray-the-exodus-suite-dodo-fanpaket
March 22, 2016
To download a taster from the forthcoming album “The Exodus Suite”, here goes:
March 21, 2016
Gemma Ray performs a handful of shows in conjunction with the release of her new album “The Exodus Suite” (out May 20th). For more details head over to the live page.
February 12, 2016
Gemma embarks on a 2 week tour of France in April, but also joins JSBX in March to fulfil the rescheduled JSBX dates that were cancelled due to illness back in November. Some extras have been added.
March 2: DE, Wiesbaden – Raucherkammer (with JSBX)
March 3: AT, Dornbirn – Conrad Sohm (with JSBX)
March 4: CH, Zurich – Rote Fabrik (with JSBX)
March 5: CH, Lausanne – Les Docks (with JSBX)
March 6: FR , Lyon – L’Epicerie Moderne (with JSBX)
March 8: FR, Toulouse – Le Bikini
March 9: FR, Grenoble – La Belle Electrique
April 14: FR, Clermont Ferrand – Le Baraka
April 15: FR, Périgueux – Le Sans Réserve
April 16: FR, Limoges – Le Zic Zinc
April 17: FR, Le Havre – Le McDaid’s
April 18: FR, Paris – Espace B
April 20: FR, Rouen – Le Kalif
April 21: FR, Lille – Le Biplan
April 22: FR, Strasbourg, Le Mudd Club
November 25, 2015
Gemma composed the soundtrack for the German comedy film Vorstadtrocker (directed by Martina Plura), which gets its TV premiere on NDR in Germany on Thursday, Nov 27th at 10pm. More details (and stream) here: http://www.ndr.de/fernsehen/sendungen/nordlichter/Vorstadtrocker,sendung447534.html
September 23, 2015
On October 25th, Gemma will be performing at the Barbican, London at a concert celebrating the genius of Lee Hazlewood. Curated by Wyndham Wallace and Ed Harcourt, the concert will also feature Mark Lanegan, Josh T Pearson, Adrian Utley (Portishead), Jim Sclavunos (The Bad Seeds), Romeo Stodart (The Magic Numbers) and Tom Herbert (Polar Bear), Matthew E. White, Caitlin Rose, Lawrence (Felt), Kathryn Williams, Fran Healy (Travis), Gemma Ray, Flo Morrissey, Duke Garwood, Joe Gideon and Patrick Watson.
August 5, 2015
Gemma will join The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion for a run of dates in France, Spain and Belgium.
November 3rd: (BE) Antwerpen, Trix
November 4th: (FR) Paris, Le Gaîté Lyrique
November 5th: (FR) Bordeaux, Le Rocher de Palmer
November 6th: (ES) Bilbao, Santana 27
November 7th: (ES) Madrid, Joy Eslava
November 8th: (ES) Barcelona, Bikini
November 9th: (FR) Toulouse, Le Bikini
November 10th: (FR) Lyon, L’Épicerie Moderne
November 11th: (FR) Grenoble, La Belle Electrique
June 21, 2015
8 summer shows in France. Dates below, more info on the Live page.
July 28th: PARIS, L’International
July 29th: EVREUX Gibert Joseph (12.30 daytime)
July 29th: BERNAY, Les Terrasses de l’Abbaye
July 30th: ROUEN, Le Rêve de l’Escalier
July 30th: ROUEN, Les Terrasses du Jeudi
July 31st: BORDEAUX, Festival Relâche # 6
Aug 1st: PERIGUEUX, La Démothèque
Aug 1st: CHIRAC-BELLEVUE, Festival Jungle Blues
June 3, 2015
Gemma plays the Royal Albert Hall on June 15th as part of Lead Belly Fest, playing 2 Lead Belly songs solo, plus joins the cast for the finale in a line-up that includes Van Morrison, Billy Bragg and Jools Holland. Tickets here: http://royalalberthall.com/tic…/lead-belly-fest/default.aspx
April 1, 2015
Gemma jumps straight from her current North American tour to do 4 dates in Holland. Check out the dates below (and head to the live page to buy tickets).
April 22nd: Haarlem, Patronaat
April 23rd: Rotterdam, V11
April 24th: Groningen, Der Spiegel
April 25th: Hengelo, Heartland Festival @ Metropool
February 13, 2015
Gemma has proudly taken part in the restoration of the the early works of legendary film maker Wim Wenders. A making-of documentary by Wim, entitled “Restoring Time” (and featuring an appearance by Gemma) was unveiled this week and can be seen HERE.
Wim Wenders was this week awarded the Honorary Golden Bear for his lifetime achievement at the Berlinale Film Festival, and Gemma performed at the celebratory event held in his honour. Photos to follow soon.
For more information on the restoration project, visit http://wimwendersstiftung.de/en/digitization/
December 3, 2014
Gemma tours North America in March/April 2015, as special guest to Kitty, Daisy and Lewis. Dates below.
March 26 – Crocodile Cafe – Seattle, WA
March 27 – Doug Fir – Portland, OR
March 28 – W.O.W. Hall – Eugene, OR
March 29 – Hopmonk Tavern – Sebastopol, CA
March 31 – Belly Up – Solana Beach, CA
April 1 – The Independent – San Francisco, CA
April 3 – El Rey Theatre – Los Angeles, CA
April 6 – Bluebird Theater – Denver, CO
April 7 – The Waiting Room – Omaha, NE
April 8 – Turf Club – St. Paul, MN
April 9 – Lincoln Hall – Chicago, IL
April 10 – The Magic Bag – Ferndale, MI
April 11 – Lee’s Palace – Toronto, ON
April 14 – Bowery Ballroom – New York, NY
April 15 – World Cafe Live – Philadelphia, PA
April 16 – The Sinclair – Cambridge, MA
April 17 – U Street Music Hall – Washington, DC
April 19 – 3rd & Lindsley – Nashville, TN