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Cook says hi to Craig Ferguson

Tuesday, September 27, 2011 – Elizabeth Cook will appear on "The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" next Wednesday, Oct. 5. Cook will be putting in couch time, not performing.

When not singing, Cook has fans of her "Apron Strings" show on SiriusXM's Outlaw Country, which airs daily fro 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Outlaw Country.

Cook also has tour dates taking her into January. Shows are:

Sept. 28 - Mojo's - Columbia, MO

Sept. 29 - Knuckleheads Saloon - Kansas City, MO

Sept. 30- Oct. 1 - The River Center - Van Buren, MO

Oct. 7 - The Lawn at Cheekwood - Nashville, TN

Oct. 8 - Bowman Concerts - Lawrenceville, GA

Oct. 13 Ryman Auditorium (Americana Awards Show performance)

Oct. 14 - Mercy Lounge - (AMA Showcase) Nashville, TN

Nov. 2 - Birdy's - Indianapolis, IN

Nov. 3 - Rumba Cafe - Columbus, OH

Nov. 4 - The Kent Stage - Kent, OH

Nov. 5 - The Historic Rose Bowl Tavern - Urbana, IL

Nov. 9 - Fitzgerald Theater - St. Paul, MN (wi Todd Snider)

Nov. 10 - The Riverside Ballroom - Green Bay, WI (wi Todd Snider)

Nov. 11 - Park West - Chicago, IL (wi Todd Snider)

Nov. 13 - Orlando Calling Festival - Orlando, FL

Nov. 17 - Tractor Tavern - Seattle, WA

Nov. 18 - Mississippi Studios - Portland, OR

Dec. 9 - Slim's - San Francisco, CA

Dec. 10 - Lobero Theatre, Santa Barbara, CA (wi Teddy Thompson)

Jan. 8 - Steamboat Music Fest- Steamboat Springs, CO

Jan. 13 - Daniels Hall At Swallow Hill - Denver, CO

Jan. 15 - Outlaw Snowdown Festival - Pagosa Springs, CO

Jan. 25 - Second Street Live - Fort Smith, AR

Jan. 26 - George's Majestic Lounge - Fayetteville, AR

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Exodus of Venus CD review - Exodus of Venus
Elizabeth Cook's "Exodus of Venus" is a difficult record to sit through. Not because of the music, which is filled with high quality sounds from start to finish, but because of its painful content. For instance, when an album features a song with a title like "Methadone Blues," about a drug used to treat heroin addiction, you realize right away you're not in the realm of squeaky clean mainstream country. Cook has had some rough patches along the way, and "Exodus »»»
Welder CD review - Welder
On her latest release (the title is a nod to her father), Elizabeth Cook is as full of sass and vinegar as ever, and her hick valley-girl recitation El Camino ("If I wake up married, I'll have to annul it/Right now my hands are in his mullet"), the marital advice she offers up in Yes to Booty and the wry portrait painted by Rock n Roll Man will likely end up being the record's popular favorites, and for good reason. But other songs may turn out to be more enduring: »»»
Balls CD review - Balls
Elizabeth Cook has come up with another album of unvarnished country music, delivered by her thick-as-molasses twang and solid, stripped-down honky-tonk backing. The album is stuffed to the gills with reasons to listen that ought to attract the attention of anyone partial to contemporary iterations of traditional country. There are shuffles galore, from "He's Got No Heart" and its classic wordplay ("he's got no heart that I know of... I'd shoot him down if I knew »»»
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: With or without band, Isbell satisfies – Usually, when an artist performs without his regular backing band, it becomes about mathematics of subtraction. That artist is armed with far fewer artistic weapons at his/her disposal, after all. In Jason Isbell's case, though, when he performed with just his wife and fiddler Amanda Shires, it was more about substitution than subtraction.... »»»
Concert Review: Grammy nominations aside, Yola, Kiah are the real deal – Grammy nominations do not make the artist, but Yola and opener Amythyst Kiah underscored time and again on this night that the honors were well deserved. In fact, Yola and Kiah's other group, Our Native Daughters, are nominated in the same category - Best American Roots. Yola has three other nominations as well. The clear winners... »»»
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