NEW HAMPSHIRE TICKET UPDATE
THE TUBES – SOLD OUT
LORI McKENNA – Only 35 tickets remain!
ANDY McKEE- Only 25 tickets remain!
THE SMITHEREENS – Both shows are SOLD OUT
ADAM EZRA – SOLD OUT
HOWIE DAY – Selling Fast!
ATLANTA RHYTHM SECTION – Selling Fast!
CARBON LEAF – Selling Fast!
BELLEVUE CADILLAC – Only 30 tickets remain!
Y&T – First show is SOLD OUT! Second show selling fast.
JON ANDERSON – Selling Fast!
OUR NEXT NEW HAMPSHIRE SHOWS
October 30 BRENDAN JAMES and TONY LUCCA
“‘Simplify’ represents me finding a clarity I have been searching for for years,” says critically acclaimed piano-based singer-songwriter Brendan James of his new album “Simplify.” His fifth album, it is also his most elegant and emotionally direct album to date.
An active supporter for all levels of equality (he has spoken out for Marriage Equality and is considered a “Straight Ally”) and a supporter for the men and women in the military (he’s performed for the USO and troops), his advocacy is well-known and widespread. Larry Flick, influential host of Sirius XM’s “OUTQ,” says of James, “The remarkable thing about Brendan is that he is an active, creative citizen of the world. His songs do more than reflect his experiences in typical singer/songwriter style. He weaves his views and stories into a musical framework that triggers empathy from a wide array of listeners. He’s proof that, in the right hands, music can truly be universal.” Listen
Tony Lucca captured America’s hearts this year as the Team Adam finalist on NBC’s hit TV show “The Voice.” Lucca’s cover of Hugo’s version of Jay-Z’s “99 Problems” reacted strongly, propelling Lucca to the No. 3 spot on iTunes Overall Singles sales chart and No. 1 on iTunes Rock Singles chart. Additionally, Lucca’s duet of “Yesterday” by The Beatles with coach Adam Levine (Maroon 5) landed Top 5 on iTunes Overall and Pop Singles sales charts.
In 2011, Tony Lucca appeared as himself on NBC’s “Parenthood” performing his song “Like Love.” Lucca was also tapped to appear in friend Justin Timberlake’s 901 tequila commercial spot. His songs have been featured on TV’s “Friday Night Lights,” “Brothers & Sisters,” “Shark,” and “Felicity” and in Kevin Costner’s feature “Open Range.” He has been seen on E! Entertainment Television and A&E, and performed numerous times on NBC’s “Last Call With Carson Daly.” Listen
October 31 THE TUBES
This show is SOLD OUT
November 1 LORI MCKENNA
Lori McKenna’s unusual combination of professional and personal life, at least in the context of the modern music industry, has been well-documented. Admired and recorded by Faith Hill, Tim McGraw, Carrie Underwood and Alison Krauss (to name just a few), McKenna is a master at chronicling the small, difficult moments between romantic partners as they navigate their relationships. Listen
“Poignant and profound poetry. She has an uncanny ability to paint stories of the human condition in a way that reminds us all that we are not alone.” - Keith Urban
November 2 TUPELO NIGHT of COMEDY
This very special night of comedy features Brad Mastrangelo, Doug Blay, and Karen Fitzgerald. Always a GREAT night out and inexpensive. Doesn’t get any better than that!
November 3 DADA
Since the release of dada’s groundbreaking 1992 debut Puzzle, the trio has created an array of songs boasting progressive rock musicianship, dazzling vocal harmonies and melodic power pop layered with inspired psychedelic and experimental rock impulses. Adding to the trio’s groundbreaking line of attack are the marathon-length shows that deliver on the promise that every performance is the only one of its kind.
Two decades after the Los Angeles outfit embarked on its singular journey, singer-guitarist Michael Gurley, singer-bassist Joie Calio and drummer Phil Leavitt are celebrating dada’s 20th anniversary with an extended U.S. tour that kicked off at The Key Club in Hollywood on Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013.
“This tour will be about a reset in a way” said Calio, noting dada plans to include songs seldom or never played by the band throughout the upcoming tour. “For right now I think dada is about digging into our roots, examining and celebrating – enjoying it a little bit more.” Listen
NEW HAMPSHIRE NEW BOOKINGS
January 4 WILLIE NILE
Anyone who’s paid attention to his recent output knows that Willie Nile is currently in the midst of a creative renaissance that’s produced some of the most compelling music of his 35-year career. The tradition continues with his forthcoming American Ride, is being released on Loud and Proud Records, where Nile becomes the first artist released under the label’s new deal with RED Distribution.
“It’s pretty rockin’ over all, but there are some left turns and right turns along the way,” Nile says of the album, which was fan-funded through Pledgemusic.com. “There are songs about the rights of man, songs about freedom, songs about love and hate, songs about loss, songs about God and the absence of God, and songs about standing up for your fellow man. It’s upbeat and full of life. I’m thrilled with how it came out.” Listen
January 10 KELLER WILLIAMS
Since he first appeared on the scene in the early ’90s, Keller Williams has defined the term independent artist. And his 16 recordings tell only half the story. Keller built his reputation initially on his engaging live performances, no two of which are ever alike. Williams’ solo live shows—and his ability to improvise to his determinedly quirky tunes despite the absence of an actual band—quickly became the stuff of legend, and his audience grew exponentially when word spread about this exciting, unpredictable performer.
Today, whether performing as a one-man band (a stage show constructed around Keller singing his compositions and choice cover songs while accompanying himself on an acoustic guitar connected to a Gibson Echoplex delay system that allows him to simulate a full band), with a backing band (of which he has many – Keller and The Keels, Williams with Moseley, Droll and Sipe, and most recently Keller Williams with The Travelin’ McCourys and with his new six–piece outfit More Than a Little, among others), or solo acoustic with simply he and his guitar, Keller always reveals himself as a is an artist of great stylistic breadth and infinite imagination.
He is a singer, songwriter and musician, always on a quest for the new. Keller Williams has never followed the prescribed path laid out by the conventional music business but rather one of his own making. It’s a path that has served him well. Listen
March 23 ENTER THE HAGGIS
Toronto roots rock band, Enter The Haggis, is at the heart of a true grassroots success story, and never has this been more evident than with the group’s latest release, Whitelake . Recorded at a rustic cottage surrounded by Canada’s picturesque landscape, and funded entirely through the generous contributions of loyal fans, Whitelake occupies a musical space that lies somewhere between the fiercely creative and contemporary soundscapes of Radiohead, and the heartfelt story telling and infectious grooves of The Band.
Five albums and a decade on the road have seen Enter The Haggis evolve from wildly popular local band to established international touring act. Their formula for success has been a simple one: record great music, back it up with inspired live performances, and tour constantly. It’s this uncompromising commitment to their music and fans that has seen the band garner top ten charting positions on Billboard, Amazon, and iTunes; major television appearances such as A&E’s Breakfast with the Arts and Live with Regis and Kelly; and their very own PBS special.
Eclectic. Electric. Roots Rock Reinvented. Listen