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Duke Robillard, Jay Geils and Gerry Beaudoin's New Guitar Summit Album, Shivers In Stores July 8

Duke Robillard joins up with Jay Geils and Gerry Beaudoin once again as New Guitar Summit for a new album, Shivers. The second album by the trio of stellar guitarists, Shivers is set for release on Stony Plain Records July 8 in the U.S. and June 10 in Canada. Covering classics such as “Flying Home,” “Honey Suckle Rose” and “Broadway,” Robillard, Geils and Beaudoin come together to play a rousing set of vintage jazz and blues. Produced by Jay Geils, the album also includes four original songs between the New Guitar Summit members and features Canadian rocker Randy Bachman on two Mose Allison covers. The Duke Robillard Band will be touring extensively worldwide throughout 2008...see tour dates >>

Carrie Rodriguez Joins Alejandro Escovedo's Band This June Opening For Dave Matthews Band

Carrie Rodriguez will join Alejandro Escovedo’s band this June for nine high-profile U.S. concert dates, including six opening slot performances for the Dave Matthews Band and an appearance at the Wakarusa Festival. Carrie is set to play violin and sing background vocals in Escovedo’s lineup. Rodriguez will set out on her own tour throughout North America immediately following her performances with Escovedo, including a taping of her first appearance for PBS' Austin City Limits series in July. Carrie will be touring in support of her new album, She Ain't Me, set for release on August 5 in the U.S. and Canada...see tour dates >>

Bettye LaVette's Tell Me A Lie Set For Re-Issue May 20

Bettye LaVette’s 1982 gem, Tell Me A Lie, will be available as a re-issued CD on May 20. Recorded in Nashville and released by Motown, LaVette cut 10 songs with top players including the Memphis Horns, featuring Wayne Jackson and Andrew Love. This critically acclaimed session from LaVette found her teamed with ace producer Steve Buckingham and included LaVette’s R&B chart hit, “Right In The Middle (Of Falling in Love).” The CD is re-issued by Reel Music, remastered by Grammy-nominated engineer Bill Lacey in 24 bit from the original analog masters and accompanied by a deluxe 12-page booklet. Bettye LaVette will be touring extensively worldwide throughout 2008...see tour dates >>

Tell Me A Lie will be available for purchase online May 20 through Reel Music >> and >>

Michael Doucet Solo CD From Now On released by Smithsonian Folkways

On April 22nd, Smithsonian Folkways released From Now On, the latest solo CD by Michael Doucet, Grammy winning leader and founding member of BeauSoleil. Featuring Doucet on fiddle, octave violin, guitar and accordion, From Now On is an engaging musical portrait of Southern Louisiana performed by one of Cajun music's most esteemed figures. A variety of styles are represented on the set, from a Creole interpretation of Allen Toussaint's "Everthing I Do Gonna Be Funky", to the traditional songs of legends Denis McGee and Canray Fontenot, songs Doucet learned from the masters themselves. Doucet's contributions to the preservation of Cajun heritage have earned him the distinction of both The National Heritage Fellowship, awarded by The National Endowment for the Arts in 2005, as well as the honor of being named one of the first recipients of the United States Artists Fellowship Grant in 2007. Internationally acclaimed as the preeminent Cajun ensemble, Doucet and BeauSoleil will be touring throughout the Spring and Summer of 2008, and beyond....see tour dates >>

Tommy Castro, Bettye LaVette and the late Muddy Waters Score Blues Music Awards

Tommy Castro, Bettye LaVette and the late great Muddy Waters took home top awards at The Blues Foundation’s prestigious Blues Music Awards last night (May 8) in Tunica, Mississippi. Tommy Castro won big with his first two Blues Music Awards, honored with the B.B. King Entertainer of the Year Award and also for Best Contemporary Blues Album for his most recent CD, Painkiller. Bettye LaVette was recognized as Best Contemporary Blues Female Artist, her second Blues Music Award. Former Rosebud artist, the late Muddy Waters, won Best Historical Album for Breakin' It Up, Breakin' It Down, an album of previously unreleased recordings with Johnny Winter and James Cotton. Rosebud artists Duke Robillard and Ruthie Foster also received nominations this year. The Blues Music Awards are the highest recognition in the blues world, often touted as the Grammys of the Blues.

Catch The Tommy Castro Band on tour throughout North America this year...see tour dates >>
Bettye LaVette also tours extensively this year throughout North America and Europe...see tour dates >>

Booker T. Jones Featured at the Jammys

Booker T. Jones opened the 7th annual Jammy Awards at the Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York City on Wednesday evening (May 7, 2008) with a roaring rendition of “Gold Dust Woman” and “Take Me To the River” joined by Warren Haynes, Grace Potter, Will Lee and Joe Russo. Later in the ceremony Booker joined Galactic onstage for the Booker T. & the MG’s classic “Hip Hug Her” and the Booker penned “Born Under A Bad Sign” with Sharon Jones and Chali 2NA on vocals. The Jammys celebrates the best in improvisational music. Booker T. Jones is a Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee and Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award winner who is on tour throughout 2008 ...see tour dates >>

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