Kim Gordon Announces ‘Girl in a Band’ Book Tour


Story by Anne Erickson

Sonic Youth’s Kim Gordon will tour in support of her upcoming memoir, ‘Girl in a Band’

Sonic Youth co-founder Kim Gordon will release a memoir called “Girl in a Band” on Feb. 24, and in support of the release, she will hit the road on a book tour. The trek will set off Feb. 23 in Brooklyn, New York, and run through a March 7 stop in Los Angeles.

On the tour, Gordon will chat about her book alongside a variety of alternating guests, including Mountain Goats’ Jon Wurster, Sleater-Kinney’s Carrie Brownstein and Sub Pop co-founder Bruce Pavitt.

“Girl in a Band,” according to a release, will offer an “examination of what partnership means — and what happens when it dissolves.” Gordon was in Sonic Youth with her husband, Thurston Moore, but the two split in 2011.

Kim Gordon ‘Girl in a Band’ 2015 Book Tour Dates:

2/23 — Brooklyn, N.Y., Greenlight Books/BAM Cinematek (with Margaret Bodde)
2/24 — New York, N.Y., The Strand (with Elissa Schappell)
2/25 — Chapel Hill, N.C., Flyleaf/Cat’s Cradle (with Jon Wurster)
2/26 — Chicago, Ill., Chicago Humanities Festival (with Alison Cuddy)
2/27 — Austin, Texas, BookPeople (with Terry Lickona)
3/1 — Albuquerque, N.M., Bookworks/University of New Mexico (with Samantha Carillo)
3/2 — Seattle, Wash., Elliott Bay Books/The Neptune (with Bruce Pavitt)
3/3 — Portland, Ore., Powell’s Books (with Jon Raymond)
3/4 — San Francisco, Calif., JCC San Francisco (with Carrie Brownstein)
3/5 — Santa Monica, Calif., Live Talks LA (with Aimee Mann)
3/7 — Los Angeles, Calif., MOCAtv (with Bennett Simpson)

Anne Erickson
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