Photos by Josh Bradsted & UpSideSunny
First & foremost – WOw – Holy Ghost Tent Revival rocked the mutha cluckin’ house last night @ Cafe P – Burlesque dancers, Dirty Bourb ‘n’ New Grass an’ all that sweet stuff made for the perfect mix – they’re like Dr. Dog meets Old Crow w/ some Avett Bros & Dixeland. Check them here: HGTR Website
Hehe. Isn’t that a hoot & a holler. Wednesday. I kind of want a daquiri… hmmm… where was I?
Oh yes, next up: New Grass Country Club will be releasing their debut full-length album (co-produced & recorded by Noah Adams) at Cafe Prytania April 9th.
We’re trying to raise money for our summer tour. Please check out the project here:
Still a bit of a ways off, so tell yo rich sugar mama to pay us a visit! Hope we make it – SXSW & the HGTR show has us itchin’ to get back out on that open road. Ain’t nothin’ better than playin’ the music. Here’s a tentative tour outline:
Date City State Venue
May 7th New Orleans LA One Eyed Jacks
May 8th Baton Rouge LA Private Party
May 9th Lafayette LA Artmosphere
May 10th- TBA TX TBA
May 14th Dallas TX Rest Day
May 15th Dallas TX Poor David’s Pub
May 16th- TBA MS TBA
May 21st New Orleans LA Cafe Prytania
Still looking to book May 10th – 13th in Texas (looking at Houston/Austin/Fort Worth) & May 16th – 20th (looking at Mississippi & more) so anyone with any ideas/contacts/hair-brained schemes please let us know.
Hmm… anything else?
Not that I can think of.
See you tomorrow.
~ Noah & Clay
This Tuesday night (March 23rd) Greensboro, North Carolina 6 piece folksters Holy Tent Ghost Revival will be playing at Cafe Prytania at 10pm. They sound really good – one side of their coin is very folk-rootslike – the other, very ecclectic – mixing in Trombones and Euphoniums for a big, sweet, plump ol’ sound. They’re making their way back home from SXSW, and so we figured we’d invite them out to New Orleans for a good old time.
Check them out here. They’ll be joined by a Dirty Bourbon acoustic set at 9pm, and a New Grass Country Club acoustic set closing out the night at 11pm. $5 bucks. Come get folked up. It’s the good stuff.
SXSW was a huge success! We 2nd lined all up and down 6th street all weekend – played a slammin’ showcase at the Agave Thursday night – and managed to busk enough cash to get back home (thanks to Best Buy for the per diem too!). The Austin Statesmen did a great video featurette on the whole occasion. Check it out here:
Rollin’ down that river. Yessir indeed.
After driving all through the night we awoke to a beautiful morning in Austin. After loading in at Agave Bar (512 Sixth Street if you find yourself attending SXSW and you’re looking for something to do at 8 tonight. But really you should come at 6 because 27 Lights go on then, followed by New Grass Country Club) we started wandering. Our adventure took us to a place called Mi Casa where we were enticed by free tamales. These free tamales led us to the music of Suzanna Choffel, and just as quickly were made fans of the music of Suzanna Choffel. Right now we are resting by the river enjoying the sunshine.
More updates as they are deemed necessary
Yessir. This Friday (March 12th) Frenchmen St. is gonna be the mother cluckin’ sheit – poppin’ off the brim with fat beats, drunken eyes, lingering smiles… Where you need to be: The Blue Nile. New Orleans Bingo Show! is partnering with the Foburg folks to bring you 4 fat bands – Bears of Blue River, One Man Machine, the Givers, and Yours Truly. Here’s how it’s going down:
Show kicks off at 9:30 pm with Chicago folksters the Bears of Blue River. Easy, smooth, folk soul. Good stuff. NBC Correspondent Rob Hudson said their music makes him “want to walk naked through the woods!”
Next up, at 10:30pm – New Orleans own funky psychedelic pop powerhouse One Man Machine & the Powers that Be. Peep the music here: One Man Machine. Yessir.
Then, come Midnight – Yours Truly takes the stage. The Dirty Bourbon River Show has some special antics planned for you! Many, many new songs, new shenanigans, even a new instrument will be introduced! Come see what we’ve been cookin’ up. It’s wild, a great mix of the old, and a whole lot of the new too. Oooohhh weeeeee!
Closing out the night round 2 am is Foburg Headliner – Lafayette’s Folk Pop Pranksters the Givers. Check ’em out here. They’ll treat you right.
It’s gonna be a damn fine night, chalked full of some damn good music and people. I hope you all can make it out. $10 gets you access all night – the Blue Nile is at 532 Frenchmen Street.
Also, tonight (Thur, March 11th) I’ll be emceeing (& playing a couple songs with 27light) a SXSW fundraiser for us, New Grass, 27 lights, and friends at Cafe Prytania. Tix are $5, all proceeds go to Austin Stipends for all Chkn & Egg artists. That way, we can afford to spread the music! Cafe P is at 3445 Prytania, across from Touro Infirmary.
Last, but not least – we have a website: www.dirtybourbonrivershow.com. Made it ourselves, from scratch. Pretty slick, eh? Soon we’ll feed the blog through there (and get rid of myspace). And as always, let us now if there’s anything else you want to see.
So you’ve been made aware of the Kickstarter project (which at press time is at 25% !), but there’s alot…like ALOT else going on in our world. We are playing Foburg Festival at the Blue Nile on Friday, March 12th right before The Givers! Shout out to New Orleans Bingo! Show, who are the programmers for the evening!
After all the nastinest that is sure to ensue throughout all of Foburg, we head to SXSW as part of the Chik’n + Egg Showcase at The Agave on Thursday, March 18th at 415 Sixth Street. There are a ton of bands that are a part of this showcase including our peoples New Grass Country Club, 27 Lights, and Flow Tribe!
Plus we’ve got people in the lab coming up with all sorts of that good good to start floating your (yes that means you and you) way in the next few months.
Until the world turns a few more times,
Yarghdeharghhargh! Week one of argh wonderful Kickstarter project now drawing to a close. It’s been a good 1st run. Thank you so much to argh first 13 backers – $610/$3,ooo now raised – that’s 20%!! Yessssirrreee! 20%!!!
But we still have 80% to go – the first 3 days were good, but it cooled off a little as the week drew to a close. Getting a little worried. Let’s not hit a lull. Anyone with cool ideas on how to spread the word please hit us up at email@example.com. Yargh!
~ Captain Noah Adams
Without a Boat Only Presently
Those crazy instrumentalists are at it again – “where do they get off?” you’re probably wondering – music with no vocals yeah, that shit is crazy – but truth is,they got the fat beats son. Metronome the City – the fucking good shit, check them out here
Opening up is Loyola 2 piece High in One Eye – also fucking crazy – wild pattern-driven thrust music – the good shit. Pull your thumb out yo mouth and go on down to the Circle Bar. This Saturday. Five bucks. And you get a free copy of the new Metronome the City CD. Bladow.
Just days ago, we were approved for Kickstarter, a new, revolutionary funding platform for artists, designers, filmakers, musicians, inventors, and the like. Our project: “New Orleans Gypsy Folk Rock Show Mobilizing for the Future” launched yesterday:
We’ve already raised $110, 4% of our $3000 goal. I invite everybody to check it out – and please send a link to anyone you may think be interested. Thank you.
~ Noah & Clay