When we first heard that GAYNGS would be joining Josh Lucas and Morgan Freeman as guests on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, we didn’t think it could get any better.
Until we got an e-mail from Mr. Lucas last week inquiring to book GAYNGS for a show at The Box in New York.
And that they did, just last night. Pictures below!
Does Morgan Freeman have a club?
Photos by Lisa-Thi Beskar
GAYNGS is currently sweeping the nation, one slow jam at a time!
First, the group did a Daytrotter session that includes a brilliant cover of Sade’s “By Your Side” as well as RELAYTED favorites “The Gaudy Side of Town,” “No Sweat” and “Crystal Rope.”
Daytrotter founder Sean Moeller subsequently captured the essence of GAYNGS during their sesh:
These 10 men, occasionally 23 people, often somewhere in between, are beholden to nothing but their inner boombox and what seems to be pumping on them are the sounds of Hall & Oates, the Bee Gees, Bread, Eric B & Rakim, A Tribe Called Quest, The Doobie Brothers and Sade.
Then they turned it up to 11 on last night’s performance of “Gaudy” on Jimmy Fallon. Click here to watch the full episode.
Check out some choice shots from last night and remaining GAYNGS fall dates, after the jump.
Fans! Friends! Inhabitants of the New York City Metropolitan Area! Fayns of GAYNGS!
GAYNGS will be performing on Monday, October 4th at Late Night With Jimmy Fallon. To win a chance to be on the “Band Bench” behind the band during the show, you can enter at the Fallon Band Bench site. Make sure that you include the code “GAN” in the form! There is no better way to spend your autumn evening.
If you were wondering how GAYNGS is preparing for their upcoming fall tour, look no further. Watch this majestic, pastoral clip of their rendition of Alan Parsons Project’s “Eye in the Sky.”
And this just in on the eve of the GAYNGS fall tour – a live performance w/ Glasser of “Faded High” shot at April Base Studio.
GAYNGS Tour Dates w/ Glasser:
09/29/10 Milwaukee, WI – Turner Hall
09/30/10 Chicago, IL – Metro
10/01/10 Alfred, NY- Alfred University NEW!
10/02/10 Boston, MA – Paradise
10/03/10 New York, NY – Webster Hall
10/04/10 Brooklyn, NY – Music Hall of Williamsburg
10/05/10 Washington, DC – Black Cat
10/06/10 Carrboro, NC – Cat’s Cradle NEW!
10/10/10 Austin, TX – Austin City Limits Festival
10/09/10 Official ACL Afterparty at Emo’s Outside w/ Bear in Heaven NEW!
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