Bandleader/composer Darcy James Argue has announced new U.S. and European shows with Secret Society, his 18-piece ensemble. They’ll appear on May 10 at ShapeShifter Lab in Brooklyn, on July 8 at the Jazz Standard in Midtown Manhattan, and on August 1 at the Newport Jazz Festival. These dates will be interspersed by a string of Canadian and European shows-the full list of tour dates is below.
Additionally, Argue has been co-commissioned by the Vancouver-based Hard Rubber Orchestra and the Newport Jazz Festival to create a new 30-minute extended work, which will be premiered by the HRO during their June 20 double-bill with Secret Society at the Vancouver International Jazz Festival. Secret Society will present the work’s U.S. premiere at the Newport Jazz Festival on August 1.
Darcy James Argue Tour Dates
Darcy James Argue & Secret Society tour dates:
5/10 – ShapeShifter Lab – Brooklyn, NY
6/20 – Vancouver Jazz Festival: Performance Works – Vancouver, BC #
6/22 – Toronto Jazz Festival @ Music Gallery – Toronto, ON
6/23 – Ottawa Jazz Festival: OLG Stage, Confederation Park – Ottawa, ON
7/8 – Jazz Standard – New York, NY
7/11 – Istanbul Jazz Festival – Istanbul, TR
7/12 – Gent Jazz Festival – Gent, BE
7/13 – North Sea Jazz Festival – Rotterdam, NL
7/15 – Vitoria-Gasteiz Jazz Festival – Vitoria Gasteiz, ES
8/1 – Newport Jazz Festival – Newport, RI
# – w/Hard Rubber Orchestra