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** POSTPONED - NEW DATE TBD ** John Moreland

  January 30, 2022 7:00 PM

Doors Open: 6:00 PM
Attention!: This show has been postponed with new date TBD. As soon as we have a new date, we will email all ticket holders and update our website/social media. All existing tickets will be honored for the rescheduled date or refunds are available at point of purchase only. You can reach out to boxoffice@washingtonsfoco.com with any questions. We appreciate your support for John Moreland, S.G. Goodman and The Armory and we look forward to seeing you soon!

A message from the artist: Due to the recent spike in COVID-19 cases and out of an abundance of caution for our fans and crew, the upcoming January shows with S.G. Goodman are postponed. We are working now to reschedule all dates, so hang on to your tickets and stay tuned for further info. Your support and patience are greatly appreciated during this time. 
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John Moreland with S.G. Goodman

Over the last half a dozen years or so, John Moreland’s honesty has stunned us––and stung. As he put hurts we didn’t even realize we had or shared into his songs, we sang along. And we felt better. But there has always been far more to Moreland than sad songs. Today, his earthbound poetry remains potent, but in addition to his world-weary candor, Moreland’s music smolders with gentle wisdom, flashes of wit and joy, and compassion. And once again, as we listen, we feel better.

“I can’t dress myself up and be some folk singer character that I’m not really,” Moreland says. “I figured, I can’t dress up these songs and try to sell them that way. All I can do is be me.”

Out February 2020, his latest album LP5 proves John Moreland has gotten really good at being John Moreland––thank God. A masterful display of songwriting by one of today’s best young practitioners of the art form, LP5 is Moreland’s finest record to date. The album’s experimentations with instrumentation and sounds capture an artist whose confidence has grown, all without abandoning the hardy roots rock bed and the lyrics-first approach Moreland’s work demands. “I feel like just this year, in the past few months, I’ve reached a point where I feel like I know what I’m doing here now,” he says. “And I feel comfortable with it.”

When pressed about the hard-won wisdom and peace that seem to define LP5, Moreland is characteristically both direct and humble. “I definitely am wiser than I was five years ago––I guess anybody would hope to be wiser than they were five years ago,” he says with a laugh. “But I do feel more mellow. Settled. I don’t feel as antsy or think I’ve got to prove myself anymore. I feel really comfortable and free to just do what I want to do.”