Goths, The Mountain Goats will visit Houston just eight days after its release. Given Darnielle’s enthusiastic fan base, many attendees will probably already be singing along to all the new songs.
Seasoned indie-folk rockers The Mountain Goats have developed quite the following since their humble genesis producing lo-fi home recordings. What began as a solo project by John Darnielle has since developed into a celebrated four-piece with a cult-like fan base. With Darnielle at the helm, The Mountain Goats craft honest short stories atop folk music. Laden with dark lyricism, Darnielle’s music often beguiles listeners with melodic guitar riffs and catchy choruses, but these songs are chock-full of serious material — from abusive stepfathers to failed marriages. On tour in support of their 16th studio album,