Kim Gordon Announces Book Tour Feat. Interviews With Carrie Brownstein + More
With the release of her memoir, ‘Girl In a Band,’ approaching, Kim Gordon has announced a book tour, which will kick off at the end of February and go through March. The iconic Sonic Youth frontwoman will make stops in New York, North Carolina, Illinois, Texas, New Mexico, Washington, Oregon and California.
Gordon will partake in interviews at each stop along the way. Superchunk drummer Jon Wurster, Sleater-Kinney’s Carrie Brownstein and singer-songwriter Aimee Mann are all slated to helm the interviews with Gordon. Check out a full list of the book tour dates below, including the participating interviewers.
‘Girl In a Band’ will be released via Harper Collin’s Dey Street Books on Feb. 24. It will detail Gordon’s life from childhood to today, including her divorce from Sonic Youth’s Thurston Moore and the band’s consequent breakup.
‘Girl In a Band’ Book Tour
Feb. 23: Brooklyn, N.Y. -- Greenlight Books/BAM Cinematek (with Margaret Bodde)
Feb. 24: New York, N.Y. -- The Strand (with Elissa Schappell)
Feb. 25: Chapel Hill, N.C. -- Flyleaf/Cat’s Cradle (with Jon Wurster)
Feb. 26: Chicago, Ill. -- Chicago Humanities Festival (with Alison Cuddy)
Feb. 27: Austin, Texas -- BookPeople (with Terry Lickona)
Mar. 1: Albuquerque, N.M. -- Bookworks/University of New Mexico (with Samantha Carillo)
Mar. 2: Seattle, Wash. -- Elliott Bay Books/The Neptune (with Bruce Pavitt)
Mar. 3: Portland, Ore. -- Powell’s Books (with Jon Raymond)
Mar. 4: San Francisco, Calif. -- JCC San Francisco (with Carrie Brownstein)
Mar. 5: Santa Monica, Calif. -- Live Talks LA (with Aimee Mann)
Mar. 7: Los Angeles, Calif. -- MOCAtv (with Bennett Simpson)