Jack’s performance at New York City’s Town Hall for the “Another Day, Another Time: Celebrating the Music of ‘Inside Llewyn Davis’” concert last Fall will be released as part of a live album on January 13th, 2015. Produced by Joel and Ethan Coen and T Bone Burnett, the album is available for pre-order now via Nonesuch and iTunes.
Jack is set to embark on his November UK and European tour beginning next week on November 7th in Istanbul. Although it is impossible to replace Ikey, the incredibly talented Dean Fertita (The Dead Weather, Queens of the Stone Age) will be joining the band to play piano and keyboard for all of Jack’s currently announced tour dates.
Jack is also pleased to announce that Lucius will be joining him on the bill as support for his November shows starting with Vienna on November 11th. Umut Adan will be supporting Jack in Istanbul. For a complete list of tour dates and tickets, visit the tour page.
This past weekend, friends, family and colleagues of Ikey Owens gathered at Third Man Records to celebrate a life well lived. We toasted to Ikey with his cocktail-of-choice (fernet and ginger ale) and swapped stories about Ikey’s talent, sense of humor, and misadventures from the road, all while listening to Ikey absolutely destroy the ivories in his recordings with the Mars Volta and the Free Moral Agents. It was hard not to smile being so surrounded by Ikey’s musical genius and photos of him enjoying his every moment. We are all so grateful that we were able to make cameos in such a beautiful man’s life, and will always cherish the memory of Ikey Owens.
The Ikey Owens Memorial Wall in Long Beach:
A few photos from Ikey’s repass at Third Man: