Published on September 28th, 2013 | by mundohr


The SON Estrella Galicia American Autumn Season begins


In autumn of 2009, the American Autumn Season, an independent American music season in a small city, and in a venue with a capacity of 100 people, was born in the Café & Pop Torgal (Ourense) within SON Estrella Galicia. From its birth, the season has promoted in Ourense a line-up of unprecedented quality, supported by a public that is centimetres away from the performers. This proximity is one of the features that makes American Autumn unique, together with the excellent welcome that both the public and the organisers offer the musicians in the Torgal.

The season had modest beginnings, but its promoters and the Ourense public have made it grow year by year. A key moment for the growth of American Autumn was the addition of the Torgal to SON Estrella Galicia in 2011, which has resulted in both the season and the venue being able to count on increased resources for what had seemed until recently almost impossible in Ourense, which is for artists that only go on tour to large cities to stop off in the Torgal.

Some of the concerts that have been part of the American Autumn since 2009 have been those by Victoria Williams, Damon and Naomi, Laura Gibson, Eef Barzelay, Micah P Hinson, Kathryn Calder, Jad Fair, Chuck Prophet, Howe Gelb, Mark Eitzel or the Will Johnson, Patterson Hood and Craig Finn joint tour, Damien Jurado, Basia Bulat and Ken Stringfellow.

The 2013 edition kicks off, and SON Estrella Galicia American Autumn grows!! This year, the season will have an extra venue in none other than in the city of Madrid in the SON EG venues!

In keeping with the original idea, the season will hope to transfer to the big city the essence that has had such good results in Ourense.

It is, undoubtedly, an exciting venture that will leave neither public nor performers indifferent.


Date: Saturday 28th of September

Venue: Café and Pop Torgal, Ourense

Tickets: Available soon

Cody is an artist that mixes traditional and contemporary sounds, hope and melancholy, the sacred and the profane. Known as the new king of New York anti-folk, he becomes well known in the compilation “Anti-folk Vol.1”, “Quarter Century”, “60 Seasons” alongside artists such as Adam Green, Kinya Dawson, Jeffery Lewis and other legendary NYC Sidewalk Café artists.

Black Yaya is none other than David Ivar, vocalist and writer of Herman Dune. This European artist, with clear American influences in his work, will accompany Cody on this tour during which he will present his new songs in their most basic form: voice and guitar.  Black Yaya is rage, anger and thunder hidden within Herman Dune.

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