CINCINNATI LIVE STREAM EXTRAVAGANZA

Tonight we’re playing Bogart’s in Cincinnati, OH. Can’t make it? Don’t worry, friends, we’ve got you covered: the whole show is being live-streamed by Yahoo! Let’s make this a global party!

If you want to experience the show in person, tickets will be available on the door. And for our friends outside of OH, we still have a handful of dates left in the US and Canada before we head back to Europe for a while:

Wed, Jul 30th – Royal Oak, MI
Fri, Aug 1st – London, ONT
Sun, Aug 3rd – Montreal, QC

Check out the schedule here.

See you somewhere on the road…
GB

Greetings from the road

Dear GB familia… thank you to all who have come out to see us on our crazy run through July! We’ve had a blast with the good people of NY, NJ, VA, VT, ON and QC. You can check out and share photos, setlists and videos in our Tour Archive. Make sure you follow us on Facebook too – we’re adding kickass photos to our 2014 album as and when they are uncovered.

But the tour doesn’t end here! We’re out on the road for a while longer yet. Not got your tickets? What are you waiting for – the time is NOW! Catch us in the following towns, backed up by the amazing Man Man.

Thu, Jul 24th: Portland, ME – State Theatre
Fri, Jul 25th: Boston, MA – House of Blues
Sat, Jul 26th: Rochester, NY – Main Street Armory
Mon, Jul 28th: Cleveland, OH – House of Blues
Tue, Jul 29th: Cincinnati, OH – Bogart’s
Wed, Jul 30th: Royal Oak, MI – Royal Oak Music Theatre
Fri, Aug 1st: London, ON – The London Music Hall

Ticket links for all shows are here

We’re finishing up at Osheaga Music and Arts Festival in Montreal, QC.

There are always more dates in the pipeline, so if these aren’t close to you, take a look at the others. If your town isn’t listed yet, don’t despair – we’re hitting as many places as humanly possible and will try and visit you soon. (Denver, Riot Fest has been moved to a new location: Sports Authority Field at Mile High. And for those close to the border, we’ve just been added to the line-up for Moe.Down Festival in Turin, NY)

Maximum respect!
Your friends, Gogol Bordello

$5 MAY SALE ON MERCH

We’re runnin a special promotion on our merchandise right now, with a bunch of shirts and accessories going for only 5 bucks a piece. If you’re not head to toe in GB wear, now’s your chance to rectify this! Spread the word, friends – everything must go!

And don’t forget we are hitting the bricks once more starting this week: first Europe, then back to Canada and the USA, and then a little more Europe for good measure. Check the listings for your closest show… we’ll see you very soon!

Heads up, people: we’re coming your way!

It’s all happening in our tour schedule right now. We’re planning a crazy summer of shows and hitting as many towns and countries as physically possible.

This week we’re hitting Colorado twice and then heading back to Vegas for another back-to-back party weekend. Then it’s on to Greece and Turkey, and a little make-up session with the places we had to cancel on in March. Our friends in Russia and Ukraine, please be patient: we’ll announce rescheduled shows there as soon as we can, but it’s not easy right now. We have not forgotten you!

This is important: we had to cancel our show in Herford, Germany and move the two in Milan and Ljubljana. We’re sorry to our fans in Herford, but it could not be avoided. If you’re coming to the Milan/Ljubljana shows, check the tour schedule for new dates.

We’ll be in Europe thru May and June, before heading back to Canada and the USA for a run through the northeast. And right after that it’s the European festival season.

Like we said, it’s all happening. Find out when we’ll be hitting your city here: http://www.gogolbordello.com/tour

If yours isn’t listed right now, stay tuned: more gigs are being added every week. In fact, we just added another show in Luxembourg today!

See you soon…

Your friends,
Gogol Bordello

Double the fun in Vegas

It’s time to spread the Pura Vida message to your unconverted friends and family. We’re running a strictly limited offer for our 4 shows in Vegas this month: get one ticket, get a second for the same show on us! Simply enter the code PURAVIDA when you buy through Ticketfly – spread the word! All ticket links are here.

If you’ve already picked up your tix, don’t worry: you can get another for the same show via the box office that night. PARTY!

March Tour Cancelled

We are sad to say that brother Pedro has broken his arm and we need to cancel the March tour. Pedro is expected to make a full recovery but is under strict doctor’s orders that he cannot perform until April. Ticket refunds will be issued to all ticket holders at the original point of purchase. We are sorry for any inconvenience this causes our fans and we hope to reschedule this tour soon.

Ukraine: not an outskirt but a centre


This new slogan in support of peaceful Kiev Maidan on my tour guitar in translation literally means: “Ukraine, not an outskirt but a centre.” But full meaning of it comes through only in Ukrainian: “Ukraine is not an outskirt as it is romoured to be, but a centre of new rising consciousness.” Yes, paradoxiacally, “Ukraine”, which is historically and geographically the origin of Russia (see Kievan Rus state), literally means “far corner, or an outskirt”. This confusion perhaps will get straightened out now as people of Ukraine r putting themselves in the avanguarde of positive political consciousness. Is there even a one person who has not been impressed with such a tremendous peaceful actions of Kiev Maidan people and their delicate organization!

Word “Okraina”(outskirt) indeed exists in russians… however it is equally well understood as an “outskirt” by ukrainians, even though it is not part of ukrainian standard official vocabulary. Simply because both languages are closely related and indeed come from the same “drevne-slavjansky”(old east slavic) language. Consequently the compartmentalization of the words and their exact storage adress is entirely artificial and has no real life basis.

Rescheduled Belgian show

Yo, all our party people in Brussels! You know we had to cancel our show in your town due to weather madness, but now we come to you with GOOD news!

The replacement show will take place at the Ancienne Belgique on 7TH MARCH. Original tickets are still valid. More info on the practicalities can be found here.

If you can’t be there, we are adding new dates for 2014 all the time. Stay tuned to our Tour page and check our Facebook for up to the minute info.

cos even punks get cold…


We have some awesome winter deals in our merch store right now. Click here to check out the Winter Bundle Builder the good people at Music Today have put together for us. Save 10% on any two items, 15% on three or more. We’ve just added our brand new Slingshot Beanie and Mishto United scarf – what the fuck you waiting for?!

Brussels show cancelled

Due to stormy weather, and the traffic and transportation problems this causes, Gogol Bordello and their crew got stuck in Denmark. After a long night of traffic mayhem Gogol Bordello hasn’t been able to take the ferry to Germany to continue their journey to Brussels. So they will never make it on time for tonight’s concert at the Ancienne Belgique and unfortunately have to cancel the show.

We’re currently trying to reschedule. Tickets bought for tonight’s show will remain valid if we find a new date. We will inform you about this as soon as possible.

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