Wednesday, March 22, 2023

Wooden Shjips Release Video For “Already Gone”


Wooden Shjips have released their video for “Already Gone” which features the band enjoying the sunshine in Portland, Oregon. Revel at Ripley Johnson riding a bike, amaze at the band playing hackey sack and watch the band meet up with label mate Plankton Wat. Thrilling stuff to be sure.

Wooden Shjips will be playing songs from V. on the road for the next several weeks, with their North American tour starting tomorrow in Portland, OR. After witnessing a recent set at the Levitation Festival in Austin, the Austin Chronicle wrote the band, “drew as much inspiration from Northern California ancestors Quicksilver Messenger Service as it did from mantra masters like Guru Guru, lowering heart rates with more boogie than blast. Johnson’s lead guitar favors plangent tones and melodic phrases, which may have been just what the wired audience needed.” North American dates below, a full list is here.

Wooden Shjips Tour Dates:

May 25 – Portland, OR – Mississippi Studios

May 26 – Seattle, WA – Crocodile

June 1 – Nelsonville, OH – Nelsonville Music Festival

June 2 – Chicago, IL – Empty Bottle

June 3 – Chicago, IL – Do Division Fest

June 4 – Detroit, MI – Marble Bar

June 5 – Toronto, ON – Horseshoe Tavern

June 7 – Los Angeles, CA – Bootleg Theater

June 8 – San Francisco, CA – Slim’s

June 9 – Sonoma, CA – Huichica Music Festival

Greg Kinne
Greg Kinne
Greg started Culture Fiend as a way to discuss the many facets of pop culture. Greg usually surrounds himself with Star Wars action figures, Legos and a healthy supply of interesting films and unusual records.


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