Esteemed Americana quartet Mipso, heralded for their lush harmonies, inimitable grooves, and compelling songwriting, has crafted a bold new chapter with their latest offering, “Book of Fools.” A rich blend of the band's signature acoustic resonance and an adventurous new electric sound, the album, laid down live-to-tape, invites listeners into a world where the vibrant spirit of rock intertwines with the warmth of folk traditions.
Produced by Shane Leonard at the renowned Tiny Telephone Studio in Oakland, California, “Book of Fools” presents 11 tracks that promise to bewitch audiences with melodic guitar and fiddle riffs, captivating upright bass lines, and the soulful “ooohs” that seem to drift in from a nostalgic past. Mipso’s ingenious blend of folk influences and electric experimentation echoes the dynamic soundscapes of iconic bands like Fleetwood Mac, The Grateful Dead, and The Band, crafting a mesmerizing sonic journey that feels both comfortably familiar and excitingly novel.
A Special Evening in Burlington, VT
As Mipso takes their new sound on the road, audiences across the country will have the opportunity to immerse themselves in the band’s evocative melodies and rich harmonies. One date to notably mark in your calendar is Saturday, 11/11/2023, when Mipso will grace the stage of the Higher Ground in Burlington, VT. Vermonters will be treated to an intimate evening where the raw, authentic recordings from “Book of Fools” come to life, enveloping fans in a musical embrace that is sure to linger in their memories.
Mipso will be showcasing “Book of Fools” across various cities, promising fans an enthralling experience that melds their foundational folk prowess with their newfound electric explorations:
- 10/21/2023, Chattanooga, TN - Barrel House Ballroom
- 10/22/2023, Birmingham, AL - Saturn
- 10/25/2023, Atlanta, GA - Terminal West
- 10/26/2023, Nashville, TN - Basement East
- 10/27/2023, St. Louis, MO - Old Rock House
- 10/28/2023, Kansas City, MO - The Bottleneck
- 10/29/2023, Iowa City, IA - First Ave Club
- 11/1/2023, Minneapolis, MN - Fine Line Music Cafe
- 11/2/2023, Chicago, IL - Thalia Hall
- 11/3/2023, Madison, WI - High Noon
- 11/4/2023, Indianapolis, IN - Hifi
- 11/5/2023, Detroit, MI - The Ark (Ann Arbor)
- 11/8/2023, Toronto, ON - Velvet Underground
- 11/9/2023, Ottawa, ON - Red Bird Live
- 11/10/2023, Montreal, QC - Bar Le Ritz
- 11/11/2023, Burlington, VT - Higher Ground
- 11/12/2023, Portland, ME - Portland House of Music & Events
- 11/15/2023, Boston, MA - Sinclair
- 11/16/2023, Brooklyn, NY - Brooklyn Made
- 11/17/2023, Washington, DC - 9:30 Club
- 11/18/2023, Charlottesville, VA - Jefferson Theater
With a decade of experiences, five acclaimed albums, and an inexhaustible passion for connecting with audiences through their music, Mipso steps into this new era with a vibrancy and fervor that is palpable. Whether you’ve been a part of their journey from the beginning or are discovering them for the first time, this tour is a celebration of musical exploration, timeless songwriting, and the unique magic that four interconnected artists can create.