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eastmountainsouth returns for first gigs in five years

Tuesday, October 6, 2009 – eastmountainsouth, comprised of Peter Bradley Adams and Kat Maslich Bode, will share a stage for the first time in more than 5 years at the Next BIG Nashville festival and conference on Friday, Oct. 9.

The duo came together in 1999 and was signed by Robbie Robertson to DreamWorks Records. Their self-titled release in 2003, had a placement in the film Elizabethtown.

Following Next BIG Nashville, eastmountainsouth will play two more gigs, at the Basement in Nashville on Oct. 24 and at Eddie's Attic in Atlanta on Oct. 29.

Adams has worked as a solo artist with his first release being in 2006, "Gather Up." "leavetaking" came out last year with "Traces" due on line Oct. `3 and in stores a week later.

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Eastmountainsouth may not be a country act, but anybody that loves the edgier side of Emmylou Harris, for instance, will likely have a soft spot for this duo's music. The mood is hushed and sad, for the most part, so it may take a while to pick up on this group's subtle charms. Its expressions range from the longing sung about on "Too Soon," to a cover of Stephen Foster's always timely "Hard Times." Kat Maslich takes the lion's share of the vocals here, but Peter Adams is also an equally compelling singer. »»»
Editorial: Walking the talk – When names like Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Waylon and the Hag are invoked, you're talking hard core country. These are the touchstones of country , the guys who made country music what it was and still is (or maybe can be). When these folks would sing about being down-and-out and the rough-and-tumble, they knew of what they were singing about. Fast forward a few years to the country singers of today. »»»
Concert Review: Live, Shelley proves she's the real deal – After the concert, Joan Shelley was greeted by a fan at the near sold-out club who had never seen her before. The first timer told the Louisville, Ky.-based folk-oriented singer that she wanted to see for herself if Shelley's vocals were the real deal live. The fan walked away mighty impressed -based on her comments - and it was easy to see why.... »»»
Concert Review: There's a lot to be said about The Felice Brothers – The Felice Brothers have soldiered on, occupying the fringes of the musical world with ups and downs. After not knowing whether the group would even continue following the departure of half of the band a few years ago, The Felice Brothers continued with a new rhythm section and a new album, "Undressed," that is heavily political.... »»»
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