Johnny Marr, known best for being a founding member of The Smiths, is about to release his second solo album Playland on Oct. 6 and is supporting the release with a nationwide tour. Most notable for Upstate New York is the Tuesday Nov. 18 show at Upstate Concert Hall. Tickets are going to go on sale on Saturday Sept. 13 at 10AM and are only going to run you $20. This show is part of WEQX‘s 30th anniversary celebrations being the voice of independent music in the Capitol Region.
The only other New York shows will take place on November 12th at The Gramercy Theatre in New York City and Nov.15 at The Music Hall of Williamsburg in Brooklyn. Other shows in the area include Nov. 14 at The Stone Pony in Asbury Park, NJ and Nov. 16 at The Paradise in Boston, MA. Tickets for these shows will be going on sale Friday Sept. 12. Johnny is a tremendous guitarist and song-writer and all of these venues are a great way to see a talent such as his in such intimate venues. The first single from the album, “Easy Money” can be seen below.