James McMurtry to release 'The Horses and the Hounds,' first new full-length studio album in seven years
In James McMurtry’s new effort, The Horses and the Hounds, the acclaimed songwriter backs personal narratives with effortless elegance (“Canola Fields”) and endless energy (“If It Don’t Bleed”). This first collection in seven years, due August 20 on New West Records, spotlights a seasoned tunesmith in peak form as he turns toward reflection (“Vaquero”) and revelat
James McMurtry has released an exclusive solo digital EP entitled Soundcheck at the Gallery as a benefit for the legendary Austin-based Continental Club, to help cover the venue’s mounting costs during the COVID-19 pandemic. The new EP doubles down on efforts already in motion by the iconic singer-songwriter: his recent digital EP Blast From the Past also benefits the club. McMurtry, who has had a Wednesday-night residency at the Continental for more than 20 years, is donating 100% of both of the EPs’ sales.
The James McMurtry Band’s Blast From the Past is out today. The new and previously unreleased EP, featuring McMurtry on vocals and guitar; Tim Holt on guitar; Ronnie Johnson on bass and Daren Hess on drums, was recorded live at the Continental Club in 2006. The singer-songwriter is donating 100% of sales to the legendary Continental Club (which has hosted his Wednesday midnight residency for more than two decades) to help cover mounting costs during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Nowhere Else Festival aims to bring together over 1,000 fans and friends for a weekend of music, art and conversation. By continuing this festival each year, Linford Detweiler and Karin Bergquist (aka Over the Rhine) are creating a legacy, ensuring that the traditions of folk music endure for years to come. Read more about the festival here: http://www.nowhereelsefestival.com/about
Continuing the 120-year-old tradition of bringing music, oration and the arts to the Boulder community, the Colorado Chautauqua Association, steward of Boulder’s cultural and historical gem the Colorado Chautauqua National Historic Landmark, is pleased to announce its 2018 Summer Concert Series. From Amos Lee and Andrew Bird, to Graham Nash, Ziggy Marley and Mary Chapin Carpenter, this year’s lineup presents a diverse mix of performers across genres that appeal to every music fan.
About Sarah Jarosz: With her fourth album, Undercurrent, Sarah Jarosz makes a studied departure from her previous records, shifting the emphasis from her skills as a multi-instrumentalist to her songwriting and vocal performance. Undercurrent accentuates the growth and maturity that Jarosz, now 25, has achieved since graduating from New England Conservatory and moving to New York City. The change in approach garnered Jarosz two Grammy Awards in 2017-for Best Folk Album Year for Undercurrent and for Best American Roots Performance for "House Of Mercy".
Z2 Entertainment is proud to present The Gourds & James McMurtry at the Fox Theatre on Sunday, September 23rd. Tickets will go on sale to the public on Friday, July 6th for $18.00 in advance and $21.00 day of show.The GourdsYou would think that after multiple albums and seventeen years of touring coast-to-coast and across the pond, the Gourds would have it all down. Well, they do: they project the alt/indie/roots sensibilities of their hometown, Austin, Texas, better than any music group going.