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  • November 17, 2018

    Mercury Rev are pleased to announce the upcoming release of their own version of Bobbie Gentry's 'The Delta Sweete' featuring contributions from Norah Jones, Hope Sandoval, Lucinda Williams, Margo Price, Beth Orton, Susanne Sundfor, Laetitia Sadier, Carice van Houten, Rachel Goswell, Vashti Bunyan, Kaela Sinclair, Marissa Nadler and Phoebe Bridger.

    Bobbie Gentry’s The Delta Sweete Revisited is Mercury Rev's committed and affectionate resurrection of an album that anticipated by three decades their own pivotal expedition through transcendental America, 1998's Deserter's Songs. From their recording lair in New York's Catskill Mountains, the founding core of Jonathan Donahue and Grasshopper with Jesse Chandler (previously in the... Read more

  • September 19, 2018

    Mercury Rev are pleased to have New Jersey chanteuse Nicole Atkins join them on their upcoming Deserter's Songs 20th Anniversary tour around the United Kingdom. Nicole will be joining the band on the following dates:

    • Saturday, December 08 ~ The Gate ~ Cardiff, United Kingdom
    • Sunday, December 09 ~ Wedgewood Rooms ~ Portsmouth, United Kingdom
    • Monday, December 10 ~ Glee Club ~ Birmingham, United Kingdom
    • Tuesday, December 11 ~ Norwich Arts Centre ~ Norwich, United Kingdom
    • Thursday, December 13 ~ Brudenell Social Club ~ Leeds, United Kingdom
    • Friday, December 14 ~ Brudenell Social Club ~ Leeds, United Kingdom
    • Saturday, December 15 ~ St Nicholas Cathedral, Newcastle ~ Newcastle... Read more
  • April 3, 2018

    To celebrate the 20th anniversary of their classic album Deserter’s Songs, Mercury Rev announce an October run of dates in the US. The tour kicks off with a slot at the Desert Daze Festival October 12-14.

    Following that the band have confirmed the following shows:

    • Tuesday, October 16 ~ The Chapel ~ San Francisco, CA ~ Tickets
    • Thursday, October 18 ~ Mississippi Studios ~ Portland, OR ~ Tickets
    • Friday, October 19 ~ Tractor Tavern ~ Seattle, WA ~... Read more
  • April 2, 2018

    Mercury Rev will be joining the likes of Tame Impala, War Paint, Ty Segal & White Paint and Malcolm Mooney of CAN at Desert Daze 2018. The band will be performing Deserter's Songs in Moreno Beach, Lake Perris, CA over the weekend of October 12-14, 2018.

    Find out more about Desert Daze or get tickets.

  • January 18, 2018

    Mercury Rev celebrates the 20th anniversary of their fragile opus 'Deserter's Songs' with a series of intimate, acoustic evenings featuring many of the stories and songs surrounding the heartbreaking 1998 classic album. Performed in the 'whisper and strum' way they were originally written, this promises to be an extraordinary glimpse into the forces that nearly destroyed a band and the strange events leading up to a most unexpected return.

    Tour dates for more cities and countries for the summer and autumn shows will be announced this spring so stay tuned!

  • July 29, 2017

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Architects of noise, composers of modern art, experimenters, masters of craft... The members of ephemeral collective Tears of Silver bring much to the table. This quartet is comprised of four individual, highly accomplished artists (Ken Stringfellow, Jesse Chandler, Jonathan Donahue and Grasshopper) who would each be able to mesmerize a room on their own repertoire without question.

    But there's magic in mixing, and it's here where a night with Tears of Silver takes on a larger than life significance.

    The players:

    Jesse Chandler comes from Woodstock, N.Y., and is a member of internationally acclaimed bands Midlake and Mercury Rev. Fluent on many different instruments, he's also played sideman... Read more

  • February 1, 2016

    Mercury Rev will be playing the following dates in Europe this summer:

  • November 15, 2015

    As the Mercury Rev make their way across Europe in support of The Light In You this Fall, some live reviews have started to surface.
    Read recent reviews and see photos from the festival and a recent show in (German language).

  • November 14, 2015

    Thoughts and prayers to all of Paris, all of France, The Eagles of Death Metal, to all to all to all.
    Our Paris show at Alhambra will not go on.
    Candles lit
    Candles lit
    Candles lit.
    Jonathan and Grasshopper

  • October 20, 2015

    Mercury Rev are playing a handful of dates in Hong Kong, Singapore and Japan later in the year, including stops at the Neon Lights and Clockenflap festivals.

    Check out the Tour page for dates and tickets.

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