Friends and Lovers!
I'm heading south tomorrow (to Austin, Nashville and Albuquerque) to get some sun, to eat an OBSCENE number of breakfast tacos, and to play some sweet, sweet jams off my record. If you can make it to any of the shows along the way, come say hi and we will toast to the joys of Vitamin D!
Hope to see you in the sun!
THE MAIN EVENT:
Is it Indie? Folk? Blues? Alt-Country? Rock? Everyone is hearing something different in my songs and I take that to be a GOOD thing. These are simple 3-chord tunes, written and sung from the heart, which is a cross-genre phenomenon. I suppose that's why no one knows where to put me? Here is Zune Music's take on what I do: Blues/Folk. It's as right a description as any other. And all I know is, I'm grateful for the love.
Shelby Earl | BURN THE BOATS, Available Here:
Stay tuned for more news as KEXP, Zune and NPR all launch "Free Song of the Day" features around the album in the coming weeks and I hit the road to play shows in Austin (for SXSW!), Nashville, Albuquerque and Seattle. There is much excitement in the works! And much love and music to share with you all. I can't WAIT to get started!
There's so much to say about this night and yet so little NEEDS to be said. It will be one of good tunes, good pals, good brews and a WHOLE lot of love. We will be celebrating the last show for the amazing Rusty Willoughby and Rachel Flotard of Cobirds Unite before they head off to Austin for SXSW (they will also be joined by Bloodshot Rec's Maggie Bjorklund on pedal steel!), plus the coming out party for Shelby Earl (+band)'s d...ebut solo album, Burn The Boats (produced by John Roderick!), and another night of general awesomeness for Ballard's own Jason Dodson (of the Maldives) and Friends.
Buy tickets HERE (they're selling fast, get them now!)
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