The Mars Volta started their fall tour supporting their 2022 self-titled album, their first in a decade, earlier this month, and stopped in NYC on Friday night time (9/22) for a BrooklynVegan-presented present at Kings Theatre. Like after they got here by means of NYC final 12 months, they performed solely a few songs off their new album — “Graveyard Love” and “Shore Story” on Friday night time — and Cedric Bixler Zavala defined that they hadn’t performed extra new materials as a result of keyboardist Leo Genovese needed to be in Colombia for a previous engagement; Federico Peña was filling in for him. Fill in member or not, they have been tremendous tight, and the present regarded and sounded wonderful.
Teri Gender Bender of Le Butcherettes is opening all reveals on this tour, Friday night time’s included, and you’ll see photos by Mathieu Bredeau, The Mars Volta’s setlist, and attendee-taken video beneath.
A brand new documentary about Cedric and Omar Rodríguez-López, Omar and Cedric: If This Ever Will get Bizarre, premieres in October.
SETLIST: THE MARS VOLTA @ KINGS THEATRE, 9/22/2023
Roulette Dares (The Hang-out Of)
L’By way of L’Viaquez
Drunkship of Lanterns
Son et lumiere