"Rise & Shine" on NPR's All Songs Considered

Thanks so much to NPR for featuring our song, Rise & Shine" on All songs Considered!

Check it out HERE.

The Heart of a Dark Star Digital Pre-Order now Available

Digital pre-orders for our new album, The Heart of a Dark Star, are now available through Bandcamp. Pre-order the album now for $7.99 and get an immediate download of our first single, "Rise & Shine", plus the complete album the moment it's released on November 18th. CD and Vinyl pre-orders will be available soon...stay tuned! 

New Single "Rise & Shine" and 2014 Fall Tour Dates

We're very excited to share our first single, "Rise & Shine," off our upcoming release, The Heart of a Dark Star.  We'll be hittin the road behind the new release this fall/winter.  Tour dates below.  More fun stuff coming soon!    


 2014 Fall/Winter Tour Dates

  • 11/13 Grand Rapids MI @ The Pyramid Scheme
  • 11/14 St. Louis MO @ The Firebird
  • 11/15 Kansas City MO @ Czar Bar
  • 11/17 Denver CO @ Hi-Dive
  • 11/19 Salt Lake City @ Urban Lounge
  • 11/20 Boise ID @ Neurolux
  • 11/21 Seattle WA @ Sunset Tavern
  • 11/22 Portland OR @ Slabtown
  • 11/24 San Francisco CA @ Bottom Of The Hill
  • 11/25 Los Angeles CA @ Bootleg Theatre
  • 11/26 Tucson AZ @ Club Congress
  • 11/29 Albuquerque NM @ Launchpad
  • 12/01 Oklahoma City OK @ The Conservatory
  • 12/02 Dallas TX @ The Prophet Bar
  • 12/03 Austin TX @ Stubbs BBQ
  • 12/04 New Orleans LA @ Siberia
  • 12/05 Pensacola FL @ The Handle Bar
  • 12/06 Atlanta GA @ The Drunken Unicorn
  • 12/11 Lexington KY @ The Green Lantern
  • 12/12 Dayton OH @ Blind Bob's
  • 12/13 Chicago IL @ Beat Kitchen
  • 12/19 Columbus OH @ The Basement
  • 12/20 Cleveland OH @ Beachland Ballroom

New Album - The Heart of a Dark Star - Available 11.18.14

Very excited to announce that our fourth album, The Heart of a Dark Star, will be released on November 18th, 2014 on El Marko Records!  Stay tuned for our first single release and tour dates...coming very soon!!! 

Cover art for The Heart of a Dark Star below:

mr. Gnome playing WMC Fest 2014

We're happy to announce we'll be playing this year's Weapons of Mass Creation Festival in Cleveland - headlining Friday, August 15th at Cleveland Public Theater!  3-day passes for the festival are available here or you'll be able to buy a ticket at the door day of show.

Spring 2014 Show Dates

We'll be hitting the road again for a string of shows on our way to SXSW & Treefort Music Fest.  Dates and cities below.  More details and ticket links available at our Shows Page.  See you all very soon!

3.6.14 - Lexington, KY @ The Green Lantern
3.7.14 - Newport, KY @ The Southgate House Revival
3.8.14 - Nashville, TN @ 12th & Porter
3.10.14 - SXSW Rocket Fuel Party @ Clive Bar
3.12.14 - SXSW Terrorbird Party @ Cheer Up Charlies (Day Party)
3.12.14 - SXSW Official Showcase @ Javelina
3.13.14 - SXSW Official Showcase @ Rowdy Saloon
3.14.14 - SXSW Belmez Entertainment @ Tiniest Bar in Texas (Day Party)
3.18.14 - Oklahoma City, OK @ The Blue Note
3.20.14 - Denver, CO @ Hi-Dive
3.21.14 - Salt Lake City, UT @ The Urban Lounge
3.22.14 - Boise, ID @ Treefort Music Festival

mr. Gnome at Treefort Music Fest 2014!

So very excited to be in the first round of artists announced for Treefort Music Festival 2014!  Treefort will take place on March 20-23 in Boise, Idaho.  More information here.  Thanks so much to Treefort & Retroscope Media for using our song, "Plastic Shadow" in the festival promo video!

mr. Gnome at SXSW 2014!

Excited to announce we'll be performing at SXSW 2014!  More details coming soon...


mr. Gnome Winter 2013 Show Dates Announced!

Hello all you lovely folks,

We'll be doing a few regional shows this December while we put the finishing touches on Album #4.  Show dates below.  More details available at our SHOW PAGE including ticket links. 

  • 12.6.13 - Lexington, KY @ Green Lantern
  • 12.7.13 - Columbus, OH @ Woodland's Tavern
  • 12.13.13 - Grand Rapids, MI @ Pyramid Scheme
  • 12.14.13 - Chicago, IL @ Beat Kitchen
  • 12.20.13 - Dayton, OH @ Blind Bob's
  • 12.21.13 - Cleveland, OH @ Beachland Ballroom


Excited to see you all very soon!  More updates on Album #4 coming soon...

Softly Mad 7" Vinyl Available for Pre-Order

We're happy to announce Softly Mad is finally available on vinyl!  This limited edition, one-time pressing of 250 records comes signed by mr. Gnome, numbered, in a beautiful, handmade, folk art jacket, with a digital download code inside.

The album will be available 9/17/13, but you can pre-order it now at our store.

mr. Gnome Headlining Ingenuity Fest

We will be headlining Cleveland's Ingenuity Fest on Friday, September 20th! Very excited to be a part of this wonderful festival.  Check out their website for more details:



mr. Gnome Back In the Studio

Tracking away at Pink Duck Studios with our main man Justin Smith.  Check out some studio pics at our instagram page.

More updates coming soon!



New Madness in Miniature Vinyl

We've got a new pressing available of Madness in Miniature available at our store.  Our 3rd pressing made for us by our friends at Gotta Groove Records features a beautiful translucent orange vinyl with white swirls.  Our first 2 pressings of this album are officially sold out, but we are giving away a few signed copies of all 3 pressings at our blog!  Click HERE for for details.

"House of Circles" Video wins 3 Telly Awards!

Our music video for "House of Circles" has been awarded 3 Telly's in the following categories:

- Art Direction

- Editing

- Music Video

Album Number Four in the making...

Hello all of you lovely folks out there,

We've been hibernating a bit, working on our fourth album during this beautiful, grey, rainy, snowy Cleveland winter.  We'll be sure to keep you up-to-date on the writing and recording process.  You can now follow us on Instagram where we'll be posting all types of fun pictures throughout the process.

Hugs to you all,

mr. Gnome

NPR Premieres "House of Circles" Video

We are very excited to have NPR premiering our new music video for "House of Circles."  Check it out here!

Fall 2012 Tour - Ticket Giveaway Contest!

Hello sweet people of Earth,

We love you very much and because of that we want to give you free things.  CLICK HERE to visit our blog for your chance to win free tickets to a mr. Gnome show of your choice.  Contest ends Wednesday, September 19th!

Best of luck to all you kiddies and we'll be seein you soon!

love, us.

Fall 2012 US Tour Dates Announced

Hello friends,

We'll be hittin the road again this fall.  Tour dates below (please visit our SHOWS page for more details).  See you all very soon!

10/24  Louisville KY @ Zazoo's
10/25  Indianapolis IN @ White Rabbit
10/26  Grand Rapids MI @ Pyramid Scheme
10/27  Madison WI @ Frequency
10/29  Kansas City MO @ Riot Room
10/30  Denver CO @ Hi-Dive
10/31  Salt Lake City UT @ The Bar Deluxe
11/01  Boise ID @ Red Room
11/02  Seattle WA @ Sunset Tavern
11/03  Portland OR @ Star Theater
11/06  San Francisco CA @ Thee Parkside
11/07  Los Angeles CA @ Bootleg Bar
11/08  San Diego CA @ Soda Bar
11/09  Tucson AZ @ Plush
11/10  Albuquerque NM - Venue TBA
11/13  Oklahoma City OK - Venue TBA
11/14  Dallas TX @ LaGrange
11/15  Austin TX @ Stubb's Jr.
11/16  Houston TX @ Rudyard's British Pub
11/17  Pensacola FL @ The Handlebar
11/29  Lexington KY @ Cosmic Charlies
11/30  Cincinnati OH @ MOTR Pub
12/01  Columbus OH @ Woodlands Tavern
12/04  Chapel Hill NC @ Local 506
12/05  Jacksonville FL @ Jack Rabbits
12/06  Orlando FL @ Will's Pub
12/07  Atlanta GA @ The Drunken Unicorn
12/08  Nashville TN @ Exit/In
12/13  Dayton OH @ Blind Bob's
12/14  Chicago IL - Venue TBA
12/15  St Louis MO @ Firebird
12/21  Toledo OH @ Ottawa Tavern
12/22  Cleveland OH @ Beachland Ballroom

mr. Gnome on ABC's Final Witness

Select songs from our first two albums, Deliver this Creature & Heave Yer Skeleton, will be featured in the premiere episode of Final Witness tonight, Wednesday, June 27 at 10/9c on ABC.

ABC Music Lounge has us as one of their featured artists today!  Check it out here.

You can also read a little blurb about us on ABC here and check out the Final Witness blog about the episode and us here. Thanks so much to Lincoln Square Productions for including us in their production.


We're having a sale at our online store starting today - all T-shirts are $14.99 and for U.S. customers, we're offering FREE first class shipping on all orders over $50.00 - just use discount code: FREE1SHIP at checkout. The sale ends Monday June, 11, 2012.


Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Summer Concert Series

We're going to be playing the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's Summer in the City Concert Series on Wednesday, August 1, 2012 at 7pm with Bear in Heaven.  The event is FREE and will be held at the museum plaza.

Blue Skull T-shirt now available

Good news!  For those of you who weren't able to pick up our Blue-Skull T on our latest tour, you can now purchase it at our online store!  Check it out here.  

Scene Magazine Cover Story

Thanks so much to Anastasia Pantsios and Cleveland Scene Magazine for putting us on the cover of this week's issue!  We are very humbled and flattered.  Check it out here.

Softly Mad Now Available

Our digital b-side release, Softly Mad, is available today.  Get a copy today at iTunes, Amazon or through Bandcamp.


NPR's "All Songs Considered" Band to Watch at SXSW

Thanks to NPR for featuring us on All Songs Considered and for picking us as a band to watch at SXSW!  Check it out HERE.

"House of Circles" Music Video Trailer

Check out the trailer for our upcoming video for "House of Circles." The comic book style surreal adventure is a live action interpretation of a sci-fi graphic novel written by mr. Gnome featuring the dark fantasy characters from the Madness in Miniature cover art. Full video coming soon.

MTV Hive Premiers "The Way"

MTV Hive was nice enough to premiere our song, "The Way," off our upcoming digital 7" b-side, Softly Mad.  Check it out HERE.

Holy Splatter Batman!!

We've got new vinyl!  Our Madness in Miniature vinyl just got an upgrade and is now available on coke-bottle green with orange splatter.  To celebrate we're giving away a few signed copies.  Check out our BLOG for details!



Spring Tour 2012 Dates Announced!

We'll be hittin the road again starting March 1st.  See dates below with more to be announced.  Please check our shows page for details and updates:

03/01 Nashville TN @ Exit/In
03/02 Cincinnati OH @ Mayday
03/03 Lexington KY @ Green Lantern
03/08 Atlanta GA @ The Five Spot
03/09 Pensacola FL @ tba
03/10 Orlando FL @ Orange You Glad Festival (Venue TBA)
03/15 Austin TX @ Lucky Lounge - TapeOp magazine SXSW party
03/20 Fruita CO @ Cavalcade
03/22 Boise ID @ The Red Room - Treefort Music Festival
03/23 Portland OR @ Doug Fir Lounge
03/24 Seattle WA @ Sunset Tavern
03/27 San Francisco CA @ Thee Parkside
03/28 Sacramento CA @ Luigi's
03/29 Los Angeles CA @ Bootleg Theater
03/31 Albuquerque NM @ tba
04/03 Salt Lake City UT @ Urban Lounge
04/04 Denver CO @ Hi-Dive
04/06 Springfield MO @ The Outland
04/07 Kansas City MO @ Riot Room/Middle of The Map Festival
04/10 Columbia MO @ Sideshow
04/11 Saint Louis MO @ Plush
04/12 Indianapolis IN @ Radio Radio
04/13 Chicago IL @ Schuba's
04/14 Grand Rapids MI @ The Pyramid Scheme
04/20 Cleveland OH @ Beachland Ballroom
04/21 Toledo OH @ Ottawa Tavern
04/27 Dayton OH @ Blind Bob's
04/28 Columbus OH @ Skully's

Magnet Magazine Feature Issue 83

Magnet Magazine was nice enough to feature us in issue #83.  Check it out here on page 32.  Thanks Magnet!

Rolling Stone Premiers "Watch the City Sail Away"

Rolling Stone is premiering our song "Watch the City Sail Away" and is giving away a free download over at their site.  Listen and download over at Rollingstone.com

Rolling Stone's 'Band To Watch' December 2011

Rolling Stone Magazine has picked little ol' us as the band to watch in December's issue!  Wicked awesomesauce:


Tour Part 1 - Conquered

Just wrapped up the first leg of our monster tour behind our new album, Madness in Miniature.  Thanks to everyone for all the support!  We'll be hittin the road again this weekend for a pair of Ohio dates in Columbus and Dayton, then we'll be heading out for our Southern run, which will take us through mid-December.  Check the show page for dates and details.

(Photo by Nate Burell)


We are happy to announce our new album, Madness in Miniature, is officially available to the world today!  Pick up a copy over at our store on CD or Vinyl.  Digital downloads are available at:






Check out a few reviews we've received so far for the new beast:

Alarm Magazine

Scene Magazine

LA Music Blog

SSG Music

Grimy Goods

The Byke Rack

Check out our Tour Dates to pick up a copy at a show near you.

Magnet Magazine Premieres "House of Circles"

Magnet Magazine has chosen our song "House of Circles" as their MP3 at 3.  Head on over to their site for a free download.


Free Download of "House of Circles"


Exclusive Track Give-Away & Album Pre-Orders!


We're giving away another track off our upcoming album, Madness in Miniature.  To get your free download of "Ate the Sun" just click below and enter your email address.  You have to sign up to download, but don't worry if you're already signed up, we won't email you twice...or thrice (but you still have to sign up to download)!



We're also happy to announce you can now pre-order your very own copy of Madness in Miniature on CD/Vinyl and Digital


Pre-Order Madness in Miniature CD


Pre-Order Madness in Miniature Vinyl


Pre-Order Madness in Miniature Digital Download

Pre-order your digital download now and get 2 tracks immediately, and the rest of the album will be emailed on the day of the release!


We'll be hittin the road next week for the start of our monster tour.  Visit our show page for complete listings and details.  It's a long one (that's what she said), so chances are we'll be stopping somewhere near you. 






BlankFind Gigs

Merchandise Giveaway...

Mornin Everyone,

We are giving away a bunch of goodies...including a new Madness in Miniature poster!  Just check out our blog for details:

mr. Gnome's Blog

Loves and hugs,


'Madness in Miniature' Teaser Video

Hey ya'll,

Here's a little something to get the blood flowing in your naughty parts:

Free Download Off Our New Album 'Madness in Miniature'

The new album is finally here...almost!!!  And to celebrate we're giving away a free download of "Bit of Tongue," the first single off the aptly titled, Madness in Miniature

Madness in Miniature will be available on CD, Vinyl, and Digital on October 25, 2011 through El Marko Records.  Pre-orders and other info coming soon.  Until then here is some artwork to wet your whistle, as well as some fall tour dates below, more tba.

2011 Fall/Winter Tour Dates:

October 5 @ The Millcreek Tavern in Philadelphia, PA
October 6 @ Union Pool in Brooklyn, NY
October 7 @ The Elm Bar in New Haven, CT
October 8 @ The Brillobox in Pittsburgh, PA
October 20 @ The Pyramid Scheme in Grand Rapids, MI
October 21 @ The Frequency in Madison, WI
October 22 @ Cicero's in St. Louis, MO
October 24 @ The Riot Room in Kansas City, MO
October 25 @ 3 Kings in Denver, CO
October 26 @ Burt's Tiki Lounge in Salt Lake City, UT
October 27 @ The Neurolux in Boise, ID
October 28 @ Doug Fir Lounge in Portland, OR
October 29 @ The Comet Tavern in Seattle, WA
October 31 @ El Rio in San Francisco, CA
November 1 @ Los Angeles, CA (venue TBA)
November 3 @ Plush in Tucson, AZ
November 4 @ The Launchpad in Albuquerque, NM
November 5 in Oklahoma City, OK (venue TBA)
November 7 @ The Outland in Springfield, MO
November 8 @ Sideshow in Columbia, MO
November 10 @ The Empty Bottle in Chicago, IL
November 11 in Fort Wayne, IN (venue TBA)
November 12 @ Ottawa Tavern in Toledo, OH
November 18 @ Skully's in Columbus, OH
November 19 @ Blind Bob's in Dayton, OH
December 2 @ Cosmic Charlies in Lexington, KY
December 3 in Nashville, TN (venue TBA)
December 10 @ Handlebar in Pensacola, FL
December 12 in Orlando, FL (venue TBA)
December 14 @ Snug Harbor, Charlotte, NC
December 17 @ Beachland Ballroom in Cleveland, OH

Benefit Show for The Brian Hudson Fund

New Show Announcement:  We will be playing a benefit show on Saturday, August 6th at the Auricle in Canton, Ohio.  All proceeds for the event go to the Brian Hudson Fund.  Details and Ticket information can be found here: http://theauricle.net/?p=1319

Thankings and Spankings

Hello all,

Just wanted to thank everyone for coming out and supporting us over the last month of regional shows!

News regarding Album Numero Tres' release, pre-orders, new videos and our national fall tour coming very soon...

Also, thanks so much to the Detroit Windsor International Film Festival for screening our "Vampires" video over this past weekend. 

More news to come...

Hittin' the Road

We're gonna be hoppin back in the van for a few regional dates starting this Friday in Newport, Kentucky.  Dates below, please visit our show page for details.  See you soon!

May 20, 2011 • Southgate House • Newport,  KY

May 27, 2011 • Beachland Tavern • Cleveland, OH

June 3, 2011 • Darkroom • Chicago, IL

June 4, 2011 • The Frequency • Madison, WI

June 11, 2011 • Skully's • Columbus, OH

"Vampires" Love


Our short film "Vampires" was an official selection at this years Cleveland International Film Festival, and more recently has been awarded 3 Telly Awards; Cinematography, Art Direction, and Editing, and has been selected to screen at The Detroit Windsor International Film Festival.  Who knew a video based around drugs, sex, Emongs would get so much love?  Thanks so much to all those involved in the making of this disturbing film.

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