Tag: The Days of Wine and Roses

The Dream Syndicate to release new album in June, play “Days of Wine and Roses” on tour

The Dream Syndicate to release new album in June, play “Days of Wine and Roses” on tour

The Dream Syndicate will kick off promotion of their next album with a string of performances at the South By Southwest Music Festival in Austin, Texas, this March.

Watch: Kendra Smith reunites with The Dream Syndicate onstage in Los Angeles

Watch: Kendra Smith reunites with The Dream Syndicate onstage in Los Angeles

As promised, Paisley Underground-era rockers The Dream Syndicate last night reunited onstage in Los Angeles with former bandmate Kendra Smith, who left the group after playing bass and singing on its acclaimed 1982 debut The Days of Wine and Roses. Watch the decades-in-the-making performance here.

Kendra Smith to reunite with The Dream Syndicate onstage in California next week

Kendra Smith to reunite with The Dream Syndicate onstage in California next week

Reunited Paisley Underground-era rockers The Dream Syndicate today announced they’ll be joined onstage “for a few songs” at two California shows next week by former bandmate Kendra Smith, who played bass and sang on the band’s 1982 debut The Days of Wine and Roses. She’ll play with the band in Los Angeles and San Francisco.

Watch The Dream Syndicate’s 30-minute set filmed for KEXP at Bumbershoot

Watch The Dream Syndicate’s 30-minute set filmed for KEXP at Bumbershoot

If you haven’t had a chance to catch The Dream Syndicate’s somewhat sporadic reunion, here’s a great look at Steve Wynn and Co. doing their thing. Filmed by KEXP last month during the Bumbershoot festival in Seattle, this half-hour set features three songs off the classic The Days of Wine and Roses plus a 15-minute version of “John Coltrane Stereo Blues.”

The Dream Syndicate to reissue 1982 live set ‘The Day Before Wine and Roses’

The Dream Syndicate to reissue 1982 live set ‘The Day Before Wine and Roses’

Omnivore Recordings next year will reissue a long-out-of-print 1982 live set by The Dream Syndicate that was recorded during an on-air performance at Los Angeles radio station KPFK-FM a few weeks before Steve Wynn and Co. entered the studio to cut their classic debut album The Days of Wine and Roses.

Q&A: Steve Wynn on The Dream Syndicate reunion, upcoming tour — and new music

Q&A: Steve Wynn on The Dream Syndicate reunion, upcoming tour — and new music

The Dream Syndicate opens its second run of European reunion concerts tomorrow, but bandleader Steve Wynn already is thinking bigger, raising the possibility of recording new music with his old band with a very specific goal in mind: making the “missing” album to bridge the gap between its first two records.

The Dream Syndicate to play ‘first U.S. show since 1988’ at Wilco’s Solid Sound festival

The Dream Syndicate to play ‘first U.S. show since 1988’ at Wilco’s Solid Sound festival

Steve Wynn today revealed that The Dream Syndicate — which reunited last year for a series of concerts in Spain celebrating the 30th anniversary of ‘The Days of Wine and Roses’ — will play what he’s billing as the band’s first U.S. show since 1988 when it performs this summer at Wilco’s Solid Sound festival.

Video: The Dream Syndicate reunites for 30th anniversary concerts in Spain

Video: The Dream Syndicate reunites for 30th anniversary concerts in Spain

On Friday night, Steve Wynn reconvened The Dream Syndicate for the first of four 30th anniversary reunion concerts in Spain, playing a 15-song set heavy on ‘The Days of Wine and Roses’ before a festival crowd in Barcelona. Not much video has yet emerged, but we’ve got a few clips posted.

The Dream Syndicate unveils ‘Days of Wine and Roses’ 30th anniversary dates in Spain

The Dream Syndicate unveils ‘Days of Wine and Roses’ 30th anniversary dates in Spain

Steve Wynn this week unveiled four concerts in Spain for his previously announced reunion of The Dream Syndicate this September, a short run of dates this fall meant to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the seminal Paisley Underground act’s debut album ‘The Days of Wine and Roses.’

The Dream Syndicate reuniting to mark 30th anniversary of ‘The Days of Wine and Roses’

The Dream Syndicate reuniting to mark 30th anniversary of ‘The Days of Wine and Roses’

Steve Wynn will reunite The Dream Syndicate this September for the first time in more than 20 years to play “a handful of shows” in Spain to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the band’s debut album ‘The Days of Wine and Roses’ — plus ‘very possibly some more (concerts) beyond’ those performances.

Q&A: Dream Syndicate’s Steve Wynn on The Baseball Project, SXSW, ‘Northern Aggression’

Q&A: Dream Syndicate’s Steve Wynn on The Baseball Project, SXSW, ‘Northern Aggression’

Slicing Up Eyeballs caught up with the Dream Syndicate’s Steve Wynn last week as he was rehearsing with The Baseball Project for a tour that hits both South By Southwest — for a marathon 14 gigs — and a series of spring training ballgames.

Dream Syndicate’s ‘Medicine Show’ reissue to include ‘Not the New Dream Syndicate Album’

Dream Syndicate’s ‘Medicine Show’ reissue to include ‘Not the New Dream Syndicate Album’

The previously announced reissue of The Dream Syndicate’s long-out-of-print second album, ‘Medicine Show,’ will be released June 15 — and will be fleshed out with the full ‘This Is Not the New Dream Syndicate Album… Live!’ EP.

Dream Syndicate reissuing ‘Medicine Show,’ Steve Wynn playing albums live in Atlanta

Dream Syndicate reissuing ‘Medicine Show,’ Steve Wynn playing albums live in Atlanta

The Dream Syndicate’s long-out-of-print sophomore album ‘Medicine Show’ will be reissued this spring in remastered and expanded form, and to mark the occasion, former frontman Steve Wynn will perform the record and its predecessor, ‘The Days of Wine and Roses,’ in their entirety at a pair of Atlanta concerts.

Steve Wynn to perform Dream Syndicate’s ‘Medicine Show’ in New York, Los Angeles

Steve Wynn to perform Dream Syndicate’s ‘Medicine Show’ in New York, Los Angeles

Dream Syndicate founder Steve Wynn will celebrate the 25th anniversary of the classic paisley underground act’s sophomore album Medicine Show by playing it in its […]