Narcissyphus US Tour is Jan - Aug 2019, Solo voice/guitar/piano. Traveling by RV, Tavo played dates in VT NY PA MD VA NC SC GA AL MS LA TX OK KS NM CO AZ CA thru May. Upcoming dates are CA (Apr-June), OR WA MT SD NE KS OK MO IA IL WI MI IN KY TN NC GA SC VA MD PA NY MA VT. Visit TOUR < UPCOMING SHOWS section for more info.
4.26 - HOUSE SHOW*_Oakland CA / 4.27 - THE SILVER ORANGE_Sacramento CA / 4.28 - ARMADILLO MUSIC_Davis CA / 4.29 - SHANACHIE PUB_Willits CA / 5.01 - BANDIT CAFE_Eureka CA / 5.03 - SIREN’S SONG TAVERN _Eureka CA, 4-8 PM / 5.05 - ARTS FIRST FESTIVAL_Eureka CA, 1-7 PM / 5.10 - GREATER GOODS _Ojai CA, TBA / 5.15 - BOOBIETRAP*Los Angeles CA, 8 PM (Link) / 5.18 - GREATER GOODS Ojai CA, 7 PM / 5.30 - WAS IST DAS?* Cabaret _Los Angeles CA (Link) / 5.31 - THE FRANKLIN HOUSE*_Los Angeles CA / 6.02 - RANCHO INN _Ojai CA, TBA / 6.04 - HOUSE SHOW*_Fresno CA / 6.05 - HOUSE SHOW*_San Francisco CA / 6.07 - ARMADILLO MUSIC _Davis CA, 7-8 PM / 6.09 - ARLENE FRANCIS CENTER*_Santa Rosa CA / 6.12 - WHIRLED PIES _Eugene OR, 6:30 PM / 6.17 - TURN! TURN! TURN! _Portland OR, TBA w. Half Shadow + The Enchanted / 6.30 - KIRBY’S BEER STORE _Wichita KS, 7 PM / 7.05 - WHITTIER BOOKS*_Tulsa OK / 7.18 - FLICKER THEATER & BAR*_Athens GA w. Emileigh Ireland / 7.20 - TUA LINGUA*_North Charleston SC / 7.22 - TROLLINGWOOD TAPROOM _Greenville NC / 7.25 - MAGNOLIA HOUSE Charlottesville VA / 7.30 - PIANOS (upstairs lounge) _New York City, NY / 8.8 - PETE’s CANDY STORE _Brooklyn NY, TBA / 8.10 - JOHNNY BRENDA’s _Philadelphia PA, TBA
shows & details updated regularly
Recorded an Album today, ‘Live’(no audience) album today in Ojai CA at Greater Goods with venue/non-profit founder Vaughn Montgomery, who’s a bear-heart-ed catalyst for the Meiners Oaks / Ojai community in the best way - concerning music, local forum dialogue, charitable causes, human footprints/ planetary advocacy, event coordination — tirelessly hosting events and adeptly adapting to conjure a variable people-soup; kind of a minister of cultural nutrition in my opinion. Greater Goods is a unique, remarkable and sorely necessary venue in Meiners Oaks CA. Vaughn lent me his ears, so I said I’d sing him a song — some if it’s out of key, but I got by with a little help from my friend and we have tracked 29 songs, spare voice/ac. guitar, in the vacant warm-wooden room of Greater Goods. No overdubs. The Album will be released May 23rd as “Songs Sung , vol. 1” and span select tunes from albums 2001 - 2019.
4/15/19, Oak View CA: Solo acoustic Open & Figure in Movement
4/9: NPR’s Tiny Desk Contest submission has been approved! “Dramaturgical Promulgations” (Recorded in Joshua Tree CA, 3/2019)
4.2: INTERVIEW w. Cary Banasiak on THE SNARE Podcast, Silver Spring MD (3/19) Link
A nightmarish collection of beautiful orchestration and playful weirdness...His unique brand of lyrical poetry will catch you off guard and is at times laugh-out-loud funny -- His voice is striking, often sounding like a downtrodden Disney character from the 1930’s. The depths he’s discovered in these recordings (especially fun in over-ear headphones) are a perfect compliment to the Trump-era hellscape. - Jay Purdy, Philadelphia PA
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People are the true flowers of life, and it has been a most precious pleasure to have temporarily strolled in your garden - Lord Buckley
Suspicion always haunts the guilty mind - William Shakespeare
Stereotypes lose their power when the world is found to be more complex than the stereotype would suggest. When we learn that individuals do not fit the group stereotype, then it begins to fall apart - Ed Koch
Sweet it is, when on the high seas the winds are lashing the waters, to gaze from the land on another's struggles - Lucretius
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ALBUMS ARE $7-10 OR PAY-WHAT-YOU-WISH. DIGITAL DOWNLOADS ARE ON BANDCAMP FOR PURCHASE, STREAMING ON SPOTIFY AMAZON iTUNES etc. TACTILE TAPES + CD’s AVAILABLE AT SHOWS / VIA MAIL ORDER. EMAIL FOR DETAILS ON YOUR PERSONALIZED ORDER, FOR PAYPAL PURCHASE + 1-2 DAY IMMEDIATE MAILING.