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All-Stars, Heroes, Juicers, Old Yards • New Baseball Paintings by Will Johnson • Austin Art Opening this Saturday  

Posted at 12:22 pm

Will Johnson of Centro-matic and South San Gabriel is a multi-talented fellow. He fronts the aforementioned, plays drums in Monsters of Folk, releases solo albums and creates wonderful baseball paintings as well.

Will has an art opening in Austin, TX at Yard Dog this Saturday (Facebook event page). For the show, he has created some 30 paintings of baseball players and of old, long-gone stadiums.

All-Stars, Heroes, Juicers, Old Yards:
New Baseball Paintings by Will Johnson
April 6 – May 5, 2013
Opening reception for Will Johnson
Saturday, April 6
Yard Dog
7 – 9 pm

Written by leo on April 5th, 2013

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Paste Magazine Features Will Johnson’s Baseball Paintings  

Posted at 9:22 am

Will Johnson is a wonderful fellow. Grandma Misra loves that dude. In addition to fronting Centro-matic & South San Gabriel, his solo career, his drum duties with Monsters of Folk, his participation in New Multitudes (with Yim Yames, Jay Farrar, and Anders Parker), etcetera, Will is also an avid baseball lover and painter. He marries the two by creating baseball paintings and Paste Magazine recently featured them. WJ will head on tour soon. Check out the dates below.

Will Johnson Late Summer/Autumn 2012 Tour Dates

Date City Venue Country
09/13/12 Mobile, AL IMC / Satori Coffee House United States
09/14/12 Waverly, AL Living Room Show United States
09/15/12 Birmingham, AL Living Room Show United States
09/16/12 Atlanta, GA Living Room Show United States
09/17/12 Athens, GA Living Room Show United States
09/19/12 Baltimore, MD Living Room Show United States
09/21/12 Philadelphia, PA Living Room Show United States
09/23/12 New York, NY Mercury Lounge United States
09/24/12 Boston, MA Living Room Show United States
09/25/12 Montpelier, VT Living Room Show United States
09/26/12 Buffalo, NY Living Room Show United States
09/27/12 Cleveland, OH Living Room Show United States
09/28/12 Chicago, IL Schubas United States
Address: 3159 N Southport.
09/29/12 St. Louis, MO Off Broadway United States
10/02/12 Dallas, TX Texas Theatre United States
10/03/12 Houston, TX Fitzgerald’s United States
10/04/12 Austin, TX Cactus Cafe United States
11/06/12 Barcelona Sidecar Spain
11/07/12 Madrid, Spain Teatro Lara United States
11/08/12 Orense, Spain Cafe Pop Torgal – American Autumn United States
11/09/12 San Sebastian, Spain Teatro Victoria Eugenia United States
11/11/12 Sankt Hanshaugen, Norway John Dee United States
11/12/12 Helsinki, Finland Savoy Theatre United States
11/13/12 London, UK Union Chapel United States
11/15/12 Enschede, Netherlands Crossing Border United States
11/15/12 The Hague, Netherlands Crossing Border United States