Hiss Golden Messenger's Concert History

Hiss Golden Messenger is a folk country band from Durham, North Carolina, led by MC Taylor. The mainstays of Hiss Golden Messenger are M.C. Taylor and Scott Hirsch, formerly of Ex-Ignota and The Court & Spark. Hiss Golden Messenger stretches out into the improv-rock territory of Traffic and the Grateful Dead and beyond. They signed with Merge Records in 2014.

Date   Concert   Venue   Location  
May 30, 2020 The Head and the Heart / Margo Price / Hiss Golden Messenger Bethel Woods Center for the Arts Yonkers, NY
Jan 16, 2020 Hiss Golden Messenger / Lilly Hiatt The Broadberry Richmond, VA
Jan 15, 2020 Lilly Hiatt / Hiss Golden Messenger   9:30 Cub Washington, D.C.
Jan 11, 2020 Hiss Golden Messenger / Lilly Hiatt   Cat's Cradle Carrboro, NC
Nov 30, 2019 Hiss Golden Messenger / Lucy Dacus   The Jefferson Theater Charlottesville, VA
Nov 15, 2019 Hiss Golden Messenger   The Sinclair Music Hall Cambridge, MA
Nov 14, 2019 Hiss Golden Messenger / Molly Tuttle     Webster Hall New York, NY
Oct 16, 2019 Hiss Golden Messenger / Erin Rae   The State Room Salt Lake City, UT
Oct 11, 2019 Hiss Golden Messenger Tractor Tavern Seattle, WA
Oct 11, 2019 Hiss Golden Messenger / Erin Rae Tractor Tavern Seattle, WA
Sep 01, 2019 Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats / Nathaniel Rateliff  
Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats / Hiss Golden Messenger
The Crossroads - Kansas City Kansas City, MO
Jul 27, 2019 Newport Folk Presents: Let Us Go Into the House  
Hiss Golden Messenger / Mountain Man / Jonathan Wilson
Newport Congregational Church Newport, RI
Jul 12, 2019 Andrew Bird / Hiss Golden Messenger Ryman Auditorium Nashville, TN
May 08, 2019 Songs for Our Planet (The Lone Bellow feat. Hiss Golden Messenger)   Brooklyn Bowl Brooklyn, NY
Mar 30, 2019 Hiss Golden Messenger Indianapolis Zoo Indianapolis, IN
Mar 09, 2019 Hiss Golden Messenger Goode Theatre (ODU) Norfolk, VA
Feb 17, 2019 Pitchfork Midwinterfest  
Oneohtrix Point Never / Laurie Anderson / Perfume Genius / Zola Jesus / Joey Purp / Weyes Blood / Hiss Golden Messenger / JPEGMAFIA / Smerz
The Art Institute of Chicago Chicago, IL
Feb 15, 2019 Hiss Golden Messenger Lo-fi Lounge
Feb 15, 2019 –
Feb 17, 2019
Pitchfork Midwinter 2019  
Deerhunter / Panda Bear / Perfume Genius / Slowdive / Kamasi Washington / Zola Jesus / DJ Koze / Oneohtrix Point Never / Grouper / Tortoise / Hiss Golden Messenger / Mount Eerie / Joey Purp / Laurie Anderson / Weyes Blood / Mykki Blanco / JPEGMAFIA / William Basinski / Yves Tumor / serpentwithfeet / Jlin / Sudan Archives / Smerz / Baba Stiltz
The Art Institute of Chicago Chicago, IL
Feb 14, 2019 Hiss Golden Messenger / Brent Cowles
Hiss Golden Messenger / Brent Cowles
Tangled String Studios Huntsville, AL
Dec 21, 2018 Hiss Golden Messenger The Jefferson Theater Charlottesville, VA
Dec 19, 2018 Hiss Golden Messenger Union Transfer Philadelphia, PA
Dec 18, 2018 Hiss Golden Messenger   Music Hall of Williamsburg Brooklyn, NY
Dec 18, 2018 Hiss Golden Messenger   Music Hall of Williamsburg Brooklyn, NY
Dec 17, 2018 Hiss Golden Messenger   The Sinclair Cambridge, MA
Dec 15, 2018 Hiss Golden Messenger   The Columbus Theatre Providence, RI
Dec 13, 2018 Hiss Golden Messenger The Broadberry Richmond, VA
Sep 30, 2018 Ohana 2018    
Switchfoot / Hiss Golden Messenger / Beck / Fantastic Negrito / Mumford & Sons / Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness / The Alive (CA)
Doheny State Beach Dana Point, CA
Sep 29, 2018 –
Sep 30, 2018
The Ohana Fest  
Switchfoot / Bahamas / Young the Giant / Eddie Vedder / The Wild Feathers / Plague Vendor / Liz Phair / Johnny Marr / Hiss Golden Messenger / Beck / Fantastic Negrito / Mumford & Sons / Allan Rayman / Billy Raffoul / Lilly Hiatt / Lauren Ruth Ward / NoMBe / Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness / Yeah, Yeah, Yeahs / Desure / The Palms / The Alive (CA) / Jonny Roundhouse / Ambar Lucid
Dana point beach Dana Point, CA
Sep 28, 2018 –
Sep 30, 2018
Ohana 2018  
Switchfoot / Kevin Devine / Eric Church / Yeah Yeah Yeahs / Amos Lee / Bahamas / Young the Giant / The White Buffalo / Eddie Vedder / The Wild Feathers / Nikki Lane / Norah Jones / Plague Vendor / Liz Phair / Johnny Marr / Hiss Golden Messenger / Beck / Fantastic Negrito / Mumford & Sons / Allan Rayman / Billy Raffoul / Lilly Hiatt / NIck Hakim / Lauren Ruth Ward / NoMBe / Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness / Desure / Dave Hause and The Mermaid / The Palms (USA) / Timmy Curran / The War and Treaty / The Alive (CA)
Doheny State Beach Dana Point, CA
Sep 28, 2018 –
Sep 30, 2018
Ohana 2018  
Switchfoot / Kevin Devine / Eric Church / Yeah Yeah Yeahs / Amos Lee / Bahamas / Young the Giant / The White Buffalo / Eddie Vedder / The Wild Feathers / Nikki Lane / Norah Jones / Plague Vendor / Johnny Marr / Hiss Golden Messenger / Beck / Fantastic Negrito / Mumford & Sons / Allan Rayman / Billy Raffoul / Lilly Hiatt / NIck Hakim / Lauren Ruth Ward / NoMBe / Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness / Desure / Dave Hause and The Mermaid / The Palms (USA) / Timmy Curran / The War and Treaty / The Alive (CA)
Doheny State Beach Dana Point, CA
Aug 30, 2018 –
Sep 02, 2018
End of the Road Festival 2018  
Vampire Weekend / Feist / St. Vincent / Yo La Tengo / Ariel Pink / Destroyer / Damien Jurado / Big Thief / Oh Sees / Japanese Breakfast / Julien Baker / Julia Holter / (Sandy) Alex G / Snail Mail / Lucy Dacus / IDLES / The Low Anthem / John Cale / Mulatu Astatke / Soccer Mommy / Ezra Furman / Titus Andronicus / Hiss Golden Messenger / Gruff Rhys / Nilüfer Yanya / Jonathan Wilson / Shannon and The Clams / This Is The Kit / Fat White Family / Jeff Tweedy / Amen Dunes / Colter Wall / Protomartyr / Shame / James Holden / Screaming Females / Haley Heynderickx / The Weather Station / Hookworms / Stella Donnelly / The Liminanas / Childhood / Stealing Sheep / Warhaus / Jim White / Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith / Omar Souleyman / Josh T. Pearson / The Orielles / Tiny Ruins / Richard Dawson / Boy Azooga / Gwenno / Anna Burch / Imarhan / Snapped Ankles / Cut Worms / Sweet Baboo / Warmduscher / Mdou Moctar / Insecure Men / Darren Hayman / Flat Worms / Billy Childish / Caroline Spence / Du Blonde / David Thomas Broughton / Adrian Crowley / Erin Rae / Josienne Clarke & Ben Walker / Penelope Isles / Plastic Mermaids / Lost Horizons / Lail Arad / AK/DK / DUDS / Honey Harper / James Holden & The Animal Spirits / JF Robitaille / Saba Lou / Red River Dialect / Samuel R. Saffery / Zulu Zulu / Hayley Heynderickx / Creatures Official
Larmer Tree Gardens Shaftesbury, UK
Jul 29, 2018 Harmony Woods / Devon Gilfillian / Mt. Joy / Darlingside / Lo Moon / Hiss Golden Messenger / JD McPherson / Tank and the Bangas / Phoebe Bridgers / The Blind Boys of Alabama / Josh Ritter   Wiggins Park Camden, NJ
Jul 28, 2018 Newport Folk Festival 2018  
Mavis Staples / Gary Clark Jr. / Preservation Hall Jazz Band / The Lone Bellow / Brandi Carlile / Chris Thile / Courtney Barnett / Shakey Graves / Valerie June / Jon Batiste / Hiss Golden Messenger / Leon Bridges / Phoebe Bridgers / Khruangbin / Bermuda Triangle / Twain / Passenger / Tank & The Bangas
Fort Adams State Park Newport, RI
Jul 28, 2018 –
Jul 30, 2018
Newport Folk Festival 2018  
Courtney Barnett / Brandi Carlile / Lucius / Low Cut Connie / Mumford and Sons / Langhorne Slim / Passenger / Jenny Lewis / St. Vincent / Hiss Golden Messenger / Phoebe Bridgers / Darlingside / Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit / Bermuda Triangle / Jen Cloher / Ben Harper and Charlie Musselwhite / Tank and the Bangas / Bedouine / This Is The Kit / Langhorne Slim and the Lost At Last Band / The Lone Bellow / Glorietta
Fort Adams State Park Newport, RI
Jul 27, 2018 –
Jul 29, 2018
Newport Folk Festival 2018  
Langhorne Slim / Passenger / Bermuda Triangle / Brandi Carlile / Nicole Atkins / Low Cut Connie / Hamilton Leithauser + Rostam / Mumford & Sons / Phoebe Bridgers / Amanda Shires / Darlingside / Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit / Hiss Golden Messenger / The Weather Station / Charlie Parr / Colter Wall / Twain / Jen Cloher / Daniel Norgren / Tank and the Bangas / Bedouine / This Is The Kit / The War and Treaty / Rachael & Vilray / The Dap-Kings / Glorietta / Gary Clark Jr. / Kaia Kater / The Lone Bellow / Lucius / Courtney Barnett / Jenny Lewis / Shakey Graves / The Wood Brothers / Nicole Atkins / Sturgill Simpson / Jon Batiste / Fantastic Negrito / Margo Price / Darlingside
Fort Adams State Park Newport, RI
Jul 27, 2018 –
Jul 29, 2018
Xponential Music Festival 2018  
Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real / Bermuda Triangle / Sylvan Esso / David Byrne / Hurry / Natalie Prass / Mondo Cozmo / Sunflower Bean / Margo Price / Sturgill Simpson / The War on Drugs / Harmony Woods / Lo Moon / Mt. Joy / Phoebe Bridgers / Tank & The Bangas / Hiss Golden Messenger
Wiggins Park / BB&T Pavillion Camden, NJ
Jul 27, 2018 –
Jul 29, 2018
Newport Folk Fest  
Gary Clark Jr. / Preservation Hall Jazz Band / The Lone Bellow / Brandi Carlile / Lucius / Low Cut Connie / Courtney Barnett / Passenger / Jenny Lewis / Sturgill Simpson / Hiss Golden Messenger / Amanda Shires / Fantastic Negrito / Margo Price / Mumford & Sons / Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit / Tank and the Bangas / This Is The Kit / Sidi Touré / Beneath the Sacred Mountain / Nels Cline's Curtis Rogers Memorial Resonator Excursion / A Change Is Gonna Come
Fort Adams State Park Newport, RI
Jul 27, 2018 –
Jul 29, 2018
Newport Folk Festival  
The Lone Bellow / Low Cut Connie / Mumford and Sons / Courtney Barnett / Passenger / Shakey Graves / JD McPherson / The Wood Brothers / Sturgill Simpson / Hiss Golden Messenger / Phoebe Bridgers / Margo Price / Darlingside / Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit / Bermuda Triangle / Ben Harper and Charlie Musselwhite / The War and Treaty / Langhorne Slim and the Lost At Last Band / Sidi Touré
Fort Adams State Park Newport, RI
Jul 27, 2018 –
Jul 29, 2018
Newport Folk Festival 2018  
Gary Clark Jr. / Preservation Hall Jazz Band / The Lone Bellow / Brandi Carlile / Lucius / Low Cut Connie / Courtney Barnett / Passenger / Jenny Lewis / Shakey Graves / Toots & The Maytals / Moses Sumney / Glen Hansard / JD McPherson / The Wood Brothers / Valerie June / Nicole Atkins / St. Vincent / Sturgill Simpson / Jon Batiste / Hiss Golden Messenger / Curtis Harding / Cheech & Chong / Amanda Shires / Phoebe Bridgers / Fantastic Negrito / Margo Price / Darlingside / The Weather Station / Khruangbin / Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit / Charlie Parr / Bermuda Triangle / Colter Wall / Twain / Jen Cloher / Ben Harper and Charlie Musselwhite / Hamilton Leithauser + Rostam / Caamp / Daniel Norgren / Tank and the Bangas / Tyler Childers / Bedouine / This Is The Kit / Lukas Nelson & The Promise of the Real / The War and Treaty / Tuck And Patti / Rachael & Vilray / The Dap-Kings / Langhorne Slim and the Lost At Last Band / Sidi Touré / Beneath the Sacred Mountain / Glorietta / Nels Cline's Curtis Rogers Memorial Resonator Excursion
Fort Adams State Park Newport, RI
Jul 27, 2018 –
Jul 29, 2018
Newport Folk Festival    
Preservation Hall Jazz Band / The Lone Bellow / Brandi Carlile / Lucius / Low Cut Connie / Mumford and Sons / Courtney Barnett / Passenger / Shakey Graves / JD McPherson / Valerie June / Jenny Lewis with The Watson Twins / Sturgill Simpson / St Vincent / Hiss Golden Messenger / Curtis Harding / Margo Price / Khruangbin / Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit / Bermuda Triangle / Jen Cloher / Lukas Nelson & The Promise of the Real / Gary Clark Jr / A Change Is Gonna Come
Fort Adams State Park Newport, RI
Jul 27, 2018 –
Jul 29, 2018
Newport Folk Festival 2018  
The Lone Bellow / Brandi Carlile / Lucius / Low Cut Connie / Mumford and Sons / Courtney Barnett / Jenny Lewis / Shakey Graves / St. Vincent / Sturgill Simpson / Hiss Golden Messenger / Margo Price / Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit / Nels Cline / Gary Clark Jr
Fort Adams State Park Newport, RI
Jul 27, 2018 –
Jul 29, 2018
Newport Folk Festival  
The Lone Bellow / Brandi Carlile / Lucius / Low Cut Connie / Mumford and Sons / Courtney Barnett / Jenny Lewis / Shakey Graves / Toots & The Maytals / Glen Hansard / JD McPherson / Valerie June / Nicole Atkins / St. Vincent / Sturgill Simpson / Hiss Golden Messenger / Amanda Shires / Phoebe Bridgers / Margo Price / The Weather Station / Khruangbin / Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit / Daniel Norgren / Gary Clark Jr / The War and Treaty / Beneath the Sacred Mountain / Glorietta / A Change Is Gonna Come
Fort Adams State Park Newport, RI
Jul 25, 2018 –
Jul 29, 2018
FloydFest 18~Wild    
Langhorne Slim / ZZ Ward / Gov't Mule / Antibalas / Leftover Salmon / Keller Williams / Nikki Lane / The Broadcast / Erin and the Wildfire / Hiss Golden Messenger / Son Little / No BS! Brass Band / Kendall Street Company / South Hill Banks / The National Reserve / Old Crow Medicine Show / Nicki Bluhm / Kid Brother / Infamous Stringdusters / Devon Gilfillian / Greta Van Fleet / Lindsay Lou / Dharma Bombs / Keller Williams' PettyGrass / Foster The People / William DE Band / Gryzzle / My Radio / Sol Searchers / Dalton Dash / Black Mountain Revival / Jordan Harman / The Antecedents / Graham Stone Music / Metaphonia / The Hills the Rivers / Andrew Scotchie & the River Rats / The Jam / Gote
Floydfest Floyd, VA
Jul 24, 2018 Hiss Golden Messenger / Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit   Wolf Trap Vienna, VA
Jul 24, 2018 Hiss Golden Messenger / Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit    
Jul 17, 2018 Jason Isbell with Hiss Golden Messenger  
Hiss Golden Messenger / Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit
Rose Music Center at The Heights Huber Heights, OH
Jul 13, 2018 Hiss Golden Messenger The Monarch Music Hall Peoria, IL
Jul 13, 2018 –
Jul 15, 2018
The Forecastle Festival 2018  
Jimmy Eat World / Lucero / Arcade Fire / Sara Watkins / Punch Brothers / Father John Misty / Kurt Vile & The Violators / Courtney Barnett / Jenny Lewis / Vance Joy / Houndmouth / Colony House / Vic Mensa / White Reaper / Flagship / Hiss Golden Messenger / Louis the Child / Chris Stapleton / T-Pain / Modest Mouse / Jai Wolf / Margo Price / Oh Wonder / I'm With Her / AJR / Hippie Sabotage / Rainbow Kitten Surprise / Khruangbin / Dan Tyminski / Teddy Abrams / NF / SAINt JHN / Ron Gallo / Quinn XCII / Brent Cobb / Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit / Devon Gilfillian / Matt Maeson / Morgan Saint / Berhana / Arlie / Biyo / Westside Gunn & Conway / The Spencer Lee Band / PVRIS / The War on Drugs / Daphne Willis / Yardij
Waterfront Park Louisville, KY
Jul 13, 2018 –
Jul 15, 2018
Forecastle Festival 2018  
T-Pain / Arcade Fire / Vance Joy / Modest Mouse / NF / Jimmy Eat World / Oh Wonder / Chris Stapleton / AJR / Vic Mensa / Quinn XCII / Father John Misty / Louis the Child / The War on Drugs / Hippie Sabotage / Kurt Vile / Courtney Barnett / Khruangbin / Rainbow Kitten Surprise / Jai Wolf / Houndmouth / SAINt JHN / PVRIS / Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit / Matt Maeson / Berhana / Jenny Lewis / Punch Brothers / Colony House / Hiss Golden Messenger / Lucero / Margo Price / White Reaper / Ron Gallo / Dan Tyminski / Arlie / I'm With Her / Sara Watkins / Brent Cobb / Morgan Saint / The Spencer Lee Band / Daphne Willis / Flagship / Devon Gilfillian / Biyo / Teddy Abrams / Westside Gunn & Conway / Yardij
Waterfront Park Louisville, KY
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Concerts Per Year:
2020 4 concerts
2019 16 concerts
2018 49 concerts
2017 76 concerts
2016 19 concerts
2015 63 concerts
2014 15 concerts
2012 2 concerts
2011 1 concert
2009 1 concert
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