Runaway Gin – a Tribute to Phish – has announced their ‘Ophishal YEMSG pre-party’ in New York City on Thursday, December 26. Hosted by Facebook groups Phish Chicks, PHISH TOUR 2014, and GrooveSafe, the event will feature two sets of “Evil Phish” starting at 8:00 pm. Kicking off the night will be special guests Space Junk is Forever. Peak Builders Network will host a meet-up at 7:00pm and hold a raffle to benefit the non-profit GrooveSafe, who also receive a portion of each ticket sale.
The Charleston, SC based quartet has also announced that they will now be extending to a 19-date Winter Tour. The tour begins Friday, January 10th at the Masquerade in Atlanta, GA and then returns the band to Nashville, TN for a debut at the Mercy Lounge the following night. The following weekend Gin will make their long awaited Colorado debut with a 2 night-run in Steamboat Springs Thursday and Friday nights followed by a Saturday show in Denver at Cervantes.
Saturday, February 8th returns the band to their home venue: the Charleston Pour House. At the end of February the band will return to the Orpheum in Tampa, FL as well as Revolution Live in Ft, Lauderdale, FL. The first weekend in March brings the Charleston based tribute up to Portland, ME for a debut show at PHOME, a Boston debut at Brighton Music Hall, and a Hartford, CT debut at Arch Street Tavern.
The end of March brings the band north again for a return to the Ardmore Music Hall just outside of Philadelphia, PA and a Pittsburgh debut at Thunderbird Music Hall. Returns to the Pour House Music Hall in Raleigh, NC and the Broadberry in Richmond, VA close out this tour.
The band has also just released full show soundboards from their Norva debut November 29th containing both a 30 plus minute “You Enjoy My Frankenstein” and a 24 minute “Runaway Jim” on the anniversary of Phish’s longest jam, the ‘Worcester Centrum Jim.’
Runaway Gin’s 2020 Winter Tour
Thursday, December 26, Knitting Factory, Brooklyn, NY
Friday, January 10th, the Masquerade – Atlanta, GA
Saturday, January 11th : Mercy Lounge – Nashville, TN
Friday, January 24th : Ramkat – Winston-Salem, NC
Saturday, January 25th : 5 Points Music Sanctuary – Roanoke, VA
Thursday and Friday , January 30 + 31st : Old Town Pub – Steamboat Springs, CO
Saturday, February 1st: Cervantes Other Side – Denver, CO
Saturday, February 8th: Chaleston Pour House – Charleston, SC
Friday, February 28th: the Orpheum – Tampa, FL
Saturday, February 29th: Revolution Live – Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Thursday, March 5th: PHOME – Portland, ME
Friday, March 6th: Brighton Music Hall – Boston, MA
Saturday, March 7th: Arch Street Tavern – Hartford, CT
Friday, March 20th: the Senate – Columbia, SC
Saturday, March 21st: Neighborhood Theatre – Charlotte, NC
Friday, March 27th: Ardmore Music Hall – Ardmore, PA
Saturday, March 28th: Thunderbird Music Hall – Pittsburgh, PA
Friday, May 1st: the Pour House Music Hall – Raleigh, NC
Saturday, May 2nd: the Broadberry – Richmond, VA