Categories Music Personal and Family Life

Damian Lewis Attends The Kills Gig in London

God Games

by Gingersnap | damian-lewis.com | September 18, 2023

Damian attended The Kills gig at Rough Trade East in London on Monday, September 18, 2023 in support of his girlfriend and the band’s lead singer, Alison Mosshart. He was spotted at the autograph signing with Alison and bandmate Jamie Hince. The Kills were promoting their new album God Games, set for release on October 27 and setlist included their new track ‘103’ which followed the recent singles ‘New York‘ and ‘LA Hex,’ as well as ‘Baby Says’ and ‘Pull A U.’

Categories Album Mission Creep Events Gallery Interviews Music

Damian Lewis Is Happy Playing Smaller Venues

The Band All Love Playing Live

by Claudia Cockerell | Evening Standard | June 27, 2023

Damian Lewis is accustomed to the strobe of paparazzi bulbs and crowds of fans clamouring for his attention on the red carpet. At its peak, his hit show Homeland was averaging around 7 million weekly viewers. But Lewis is the latest actor to pivot to music, and last week he played an intimate show to about 150 people at Rough Trade, the record store in East London.

The gig was the first since the release of his debut album, ‘Mission Creep’. His sound is folk-rock, with lots of guitar, hints of jazz, and a crooning voice. His influences range from Neil Young to J.J. Cale. What has it been like to go from gracing blockbuster TV shows to performing to a small crowd at an indie venue, I ask? “Fantastic,” he tells me. “The band all love playing live. But we can’t play bigger venues until we’ve proved ourselves in smaller venues”.

Continue reading Damian Lewis Is Happy Playing Smaller Venues

Categories Album Mission Creep Events Gallery Merchandise Music

Evening Standard Speaks With Damian Lewis at Rough Trade East Gig

Always Remember to Twiddle Your Knob

by Ethan Croft | Evening Standard Diary | June 26, 2023

Damian Lewis doesn’t know if he is still an actor after making a departure into the music industry. We caught up with the Homeland star as he performed with a band to a crowd of around 150 friends and fans at Rough Trade in Brick Lane. He was playing tracks from Mission Creep, his debut album.

Lewis’s surprise career change certainly crept up on us. When we asked if he still considers acting to be his main job, he said “I don’t know. Watch this space. We’re not very good at changing lanes in this country. We don’t like people to change lanes. It’s just about whether you’re good or not. It’s as simple as that,” he said.

Continue reading Evening Standard Speaks With Damian Lewis at Rough Trade East Gig

Categories Album Mission Creep Events Gallery Merchandise Music

Damian Lewis Rough Trade East Gig + Album Signing

Tattoos and Elvis Guitar Picks

by Gingersnap | damian-lewis.com | June 19, 2023

Presented by Rough Trade East, Damian performed a stripped back set plus live album signing at the Old Truman Brewery located at 150 Brick Lane in London on Monday, June 19, 2023. His performance started at 8:00 p.m. and the album signing began at 9:00 p.m. This unique event was for 300 lucky attendees celebrating the release of Damian’s debut album Mission Creep. More photos from the event in our Gallery.

We were one of those lucky 300 attendees – with boots on the ground – and we didn’t come empty handed. We gifted Damian with some Elvis Presley guitar picks for Christmas (straight from the Graceland store), but forgot to take them to London to one of his other gigs just before the holiday season. So Damian received the picks today as a Happy Album Release Day gift instead. And believe it or not, Damian used one of the Elvis picks at tonight’s gig! 🙂 Watch video about the Elvis pics below:

Continue reading Damian Lewis Rough Trade East Gig + Album Signing

Categories Album Mission Creep Events Music

Damian Lewis To Play Stripped Back Gig + Live Album Signing

Rough Trade East

by Gingersnap | damian-lewis.com | May 5, 2023

Presented by Rough Trade East, Damian is set to perform a stripped back set plus live album signing at the Old Truman Brewery located at 150 Brick Lane in London on Monday, June 19, 2023. Doors open at 7:00 p.m. with a performance starting at 8:00 p.m. and the album signing beginning at 9:00 p.m. This unique event for 300 lucky attendees celebrates the release of Damian’s debut album Mission Creep, a thoughtful collection of rootsy, rock and jazz-tinged songs that reveals a deep love of music and a deep need to communicate. His album is set for release June 16, 2023 on Decca label.

Tickets for this event also include a physical copy of the fantastic new album on your format of choice to be collected from Rough Trade East on the day of the show. Entry + blue vinyl is £33. Entry + CD is £14.50. More product information can be found here and here.

Continue reading Damian Lewis To Play Stripped Back Gig + Live Album Signing