Morlix tours behind Foley tribute CD
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Morlix tours behind Foley tribute CD

Wednesday, February 16, 2011 – Gurf Morlix, who just released a tribute disc to the late Blaze Foley is launching a tour of Texas and the south in the next few months.

Morlix has worked with Lucinda Williams Ray Wylie Hubbard, Slaid Cleaves, Buddy and Julie Miller, and Mary Gauthier along with being friends with and playing with the Austin-based songwriter Foley, who was murdered in 1989 at 39.

Morlix just released "Blaze Foley's 113th Wet Dream" and will tour behind that. Some dates will be in conjunction with the new documentary "Blaze Foley - The Duct Tape

Tour dates are:
Feb. 11 Austin, TX Cactus Cafe
* Feb. 12 San Antonio, TX San Antone Cafe and Concerts
* Feb. 13-15 Austin, TX Alamo Drafthouse Cinema
* Feb. 26 Palestine, TX Texas Theatre
* March 4 Okla City, OK Blue Door
* March 5 Dallas, TX Swank Presents Rock House Films
* March 24 Alpine, TX Railroad Blues
* April 15 Birmingham, AL Moonlight on the Mountain
* April 16 Raleigh, NC The Berkeley Cafe
* April 16 Nashville, TN Dougas Corner
* April 21 Asheville, NC The Grey Eagle
* April 22 Atlanta, Smiths Olde Bar
* April 23 Carrollton, GA Lowell Opry House
* April 26 Auburn, AL TBA

(*w/film screenings)

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