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Strings out with new CD.

Friday, September 27, 2019 – Bluegrass musician Billy Strings' is out with "Home" today, his Rounder Records debut.

Strings' fall tour has sold out in advance in nearly every market. Two recently announced shows at Denver's Ogden Theater sold out instantly upon the on-sale time.

"Home" is Strings' second studio album. From the Michigan native. He incorporates punk, country, folk-rock and psychedelic music into the mix.

The track list is:
1. Taking Water
2. Must Be Seven 1.
3. Running 2.
4. Away From The Mire 3.
5. Home 4.
6. Watch It Fall 5. 8. Highway Hypnosis 7.
9. Enough To Leave 8.
10. Hollow Heart 9.
11. Love Like Me 10.
12. Everything's The Same 11.
13. Guitar Peace
14. Freedom
15. Big Sandy

Tour dates are:
Sept. 27 Portland, OR - Revolution Hall - SOLD OUT
Sept. 28 Seattle, WA - The Showbox - SOLD OUT 1
Oct. 3 Paso Robles, CA - Barrel House Brew Co. 1
Oct. 4 Los Angeles, CA - Lodge Room - SOLD OUT 1
Oct. 6 Austin, TX - Austin City Limits Music Festival 1
Oct. 9 Phoenix, AZ - Crescent Ballroom 1
Oct. 11 Eureka Springs, AR - Hillberry Music Festival 1
Oct. 13 Tucson, AZ - 191 Toole 1
Oct. 17 Dallas, TX - Deep Ellum Art Co.- SOLD OUT 1
Oct. 18 Austin, TX - Scoot Inn 1
Oct. 19 Houston, TX - Last Concert Cafe 1
Oct. 30 Knoxville, TN - Bijou Theatre - SOLD OUT 1
Oct. 31 Asheville, NC - Orange Peel - SOLD OUT
Nov. 1-2 Carrboro, NC - Cat's Cradle - SOLD OUT
Nov. 6-7 Norfolk, VA - The NorVa
Nov. 7-8 Charlottesville, VA - The Jefferson Theater - SOLD OUT
Nov. 9 Washington, DC- 9:30 Club - SOLD OUT
Nov. 10 Asbury Park, NJ - Stone Pony - SOLD OUT
Nov. 13 -14 Cambridge, MA - The Sinclair - SOLD OUT
Nov. 15-16 Brooklyn, NY - Brooklyn Bowl - SOLD OUT
Nov. 19 Cleveland OH - Beachland Ballroom - SOLD OUT
Nov. 21 Madison, WI - Majestic Theater - SOLD OUT
Nov. 22 Chicago, IL - Concord Music Hall - SOLD OUT
Nov. 23 Covington, KY - Madison Theater - SOLD OUT
Dec. 13-14 Denver, CO - Ogden Theatre - SOLD OUT
Dec. 27-28 Detroit, MI - The Majestic Theater
Dec. 21 - Grand Rapids, MI - The Intersection

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Turmoil & Tinfoil CD review - Turmoil & Tinfoil
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Concert Review: Carlile takes her chances on feeling "Blue" – During a rare moment sitting at the piano and appropriately dressed in blue, Brandi Carlile paraphrased a memorable Joni Mitchell quote. Basically, it went that, if you listen to Joni Mitchell music and only picture Mitchell - but not yourself - something is wrong. While Carlile, who performed Mitchell's "Blue" album in its entirety for... »»»
Concert Review: The Head and the Heart go beyond the nah nahs – "Nah nah," "la la" and "Wee oh" populated a number of songs from The Head and the Heart. Yes, the Seattle-based band does pen a good amount of sing-along songs that were clearly designed that way. And while that style can certainly engage and energize a crowd, there was more to that from the sextet.... »»»
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