The Revival Tour Comes to Irving Plaza

The Revival Tour, an annual acoustic tour led by Chuck Ragan, makes a stop at Irving Plaza

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The Revival Tour, an annual acoustic tour led by Chuck Ragan, makes a stop at Irving Plaza. Photos by Michel Dussack
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As it does every year, the show kicked off with all the members of the tour performing several songs together, including special guest Kayleigh Goldsworthy on the left. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Toh Kay, also known as Tomas Kalnoky was the first to perform his solo set. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Toh is most commonly known as being the singer/songwriter and guitarist for New Jersey ska band Streetlight Manifesto. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Next up was singer-songwriter Jenny Owen Youngs, from Montclair, New Jersey. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Jenny is a veteran of The Revival Tour; she was on the tour in 2009 and 2012 in addition to this year. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Next up was Rocky Votolato who is most commonly known for his solo work, especially in the Seattle music scene. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Originally, Rocky was part of a band called Waxwing, who drew heavily from punk influences, however he soon developed the desire to play music that did not fit in with their style. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Dave Hause is another Revival Tour veteran who has performed on multiple previous tours. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Dave currently is involved with his solo work as well as with Philadelphia-based punk band The Loved Ones. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Dave has toured with Revival Tour at least three other times, including the Europe tour in 2011. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Finally, Chuck Ragan, founder of the tour, performed the last solo set of the night. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Chuck Ragan is most commonly known as the singer and guitarist of Hot Water Music, the punk band from Florida. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Jon Gaunt has been the fiddle player on The Revival Tour since it's first year in 2008. Photos by Michel Dussack
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In addition, Joe Ginsberg played the upright bass for the show. Photos by Michel Dussack
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After Chuck's solo set, everyone came back out to close out the night with a set of material played as a group. Photos by Michel Dussack
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In all, the show lasted about three hours with no breaks due to the rotating nature of the show. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Another tradition for The Revival Tour is the song that the group closes out the show with every night, and Irving Plaza was no different. Photos by Michel Dussack
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The night ended with "Revival Road", which always serves as a fitting goodbye for the group. Photos by Michel Dussack
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