After New Orleans, the solo tour resumes, bringing me back to Birmingham, AL after many years and stopping aging in Chattanooga before dropping in to the Grateful for Spring Festival at Mountain Sky in Jermyn, PA. JKB has a short mid-Atlantic weekend run before the solo tour picks back up in the Pacific Northwest June 1 & 3! June 9 & 10 I am part of two great all-star jams for a Rex Foundation benefit at the Ardmore Music Hall near Philadelphia, and looking ahead, tickets are on sale for 2 Phish afterparty shows with JKB July 25 & 26.
With his honey-sweet vocals, soul singer/songwriter JOHN GARY WILLIAMS rose to fame as the lead voice of inimitable Stax group, The Mad Lads ("Don't Have to Shop Around," "I Want Someone"). At the height of the band's success, however, Williams was drafted into the military to serve in the Vietnam War and when he returned home his newly discovered political consciousness led him down a different path altogether.
Uniting elements of electronic dance music with more traditional forms of American rock, the Disco Biscuits have long established themselves as one of the most exciting - and influential - touring bands in the country. In the late 90s, the band pioneered a unique style of music, often referred to as "trance-fusion," that distinguished them from their peers, while heavily influencing an entire generation of younger "livetronica" acts.
Naked Poetry was self-produced by Paul Childers in his home base of Nashville, TN. Childers’ PledgeMusic campaign exceeded its funding goal by reaching over 275%, which was a clear indication that fans around the world are anxiously anticipating his debut album, Naked Poetry. This has been a true labor of love for Childers who wrote, produced and, of course, sang every note on the album. The 13 tracks tell a story and Childers emphasizes that this is most definitely a concept album.