Beat Surrender favourites Sons of Bill are running a Pledge campaign in support of their new album and are touring in the UK and Europe in the new year.
10 Feb Austria at Goggolore Festival 12 Feb TueNuremburg, Germany 13 Feb Rosenheim, Germany at Kesselhaus Kolbermoor 14 Feb Geislingen, Germany 15 Feb FriVillingen-Schwenningen, Germany 16 Feb Heilbronn, Germany at Red River Saloon 17 Feb Ausburg, Germany at Spectrum 18 Feb Bad Salgau, Germany at Franziskaner 19 Feb Eppstein, Germany at Wunderbar Weite Welt 20 Feb Ravensburg, Germany at Zehntscheuer 21 Feb Borger, The Netherlands at Van Slag 22 Feb Terneuzen, The Netherlands at Porgy & Bess 23 Feb Venlo, The Netherlands at Perron 55 24 Feb Houffalize, Belgium at La Truite d’Argent 27 Feb Norderstedt, Germany at Music Star 28 Feb Oud Heverlee, Belgium at L’istwaar 3 Mar Enschede, The Netherlands at Nix en Meer 4 Mar Winchester, UK . . . → Read More: Sons of Bill – Euro tour / Pledge campaign
The Shimmer Band – When the devil rides from Komplex on Vimeo.
07-Nov DERBY The Venue 08-Nov WREXHAM Central Station 09-Nov STOKE Sugarmill 15-Nov COVENTRY Kasbah 17-Nov LEEDS Brudenell Social 23-Nov MANCHESTER Castle 24-Nov PORTSMOUTH Wedgewood Rooms 26-Nov OXFORD Academy 2 27-Nov GLOUCESTER Guildhall 29-Nov SOUTHEND Chinnerys 30-Nov NOTTINGHAM Rescue Rooms 06-Dec LIVERPOOL District 61 – Club 359 07-Dec CARDIFF Clwb lfor Bach 21-Dec BRISTOL Exchange
This great video shot by Maria Sonevytsky and Franz C. Nicolay; edited by Deborah Magosci and Thomas Bayne. Taken from his album ‘Do The Struggle’ out now on Xtra Mile Recordings order here and the accordion-shaped 7″ ‘The Hearts Of Boston’ (Sabot Productions).
On tour November 2013 w/ Rare full-band tour! Franz will be playing keys w/ the Cut Ups, then they’ll back me on his set:
13th Nov — The Exchange, Bristol 14th Nov — The Cavern, Exeter 15th Nov — Tiki Bar and Diner, Plymouth 16th Nov — Wharf Chambers, Leeds 17th Nov — VENUE CHANGE: Chameleon Arts Cafe, Nottingham 18th Nov — Tiger Lounge, Manchester 19th Nov — Kage, Dundee 20th Nov — Audio, Glasgow 21st Nov — The Central, Gateshead 22nd Nov — The Prince Albert, Brighton 23rd Nov — The Black Heart, London 24th Nov — Rising Sun Arts Centre, Reading . . . → Read More: Franz Nicolay – Nov 2013 UK Tour Dates
Kimmie Rhodes puts her gorgeous voice to work on an album of ‘Covers’ covering an array of artists and tracks from the the great and the good of legendary songsmiths both past and present, in a first and a departure from writing and recording primarily her own material the album marks Kimmie’s return to the studio following the passing of her long-time partner and collaborator Joe Gracey in 2011.
The album includes a trio of collaborations, one with Rodney Crowell singing his song Adam’s Song, another with Marcia Ball on the Mark Knopfler penned Cannibals and the third with Delbert McClinton on a Jimmy Reed song Shame Shame Shame, Kimmie has a series of dates lined-up in Ireland during October and is accompanied by Gabe Rhodes & multi-instrumentalist Ruth Trimble for the gigs.
1. Bluebird (L. Russell, C. Buzz) 2. Yesterday (Lennon, McCartney) 3. Moonlight . . . → Read More: Kimmie Rhodes – Covers – Ireland Tour October 2013
Mentioned Brandy Zdan’s current EP and her B contribution to a showcase tour featuring three wonderful singer-songwriters back at the beginning of September, here’s a trio of videos from the artists including Brandy and a reminder of the October dates.
Wednesday 9 Farnham Caffe Piccollo Thursday 10 Bedford The Ent Shed @ The Gordon Arms Friday 11 Lewes Folk Festival – All Saints Centre Saturday 12 Manningtree, Essex Upstairs at The Red Lion Monday 14 Cropredy, Oxfordshire The Brasenose Arms Tuesday 15 London The Islington, Islington The Green Note presents Songwriters Circle Wednesday 16 Hempstead, nr. Saffron Walden The Bluebell Inn Thursday 17 Leeds Seven Arts Friday 18 Barnsley The Electric Palace @ Barnsley College Saturday 19 Torphichen, nr. Bathgate, West Lothian Torphichen Inn Sunday 20 Oswestry The Ex Servicemen’s Club Tuesday 22 Belfast The Errigle Inn Wednesday 23 Dublin Whelan’s Thursday 24 Clonmel, Co. Tipperary . . . → Read More: The ABC of Canadian Music – UK Tour 2013
Zervas & Pepper