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Justin heads down under!

Hot off the heels of his appearance on the Letterman show, Justin Townes Earle announces a tour of Australia and New Zealand in March.

Go HERE for the dates

Justin #1 in Blurt's Reader Poll

That's right, by a WHOPPING margin Justin Townes Earle's Harlem River Blues album won the Blurt Readers Poll.

Check out the results HERE.

Thanks for yer votes.  We here in Chicago are PROUD of our long history of clean and honorable elections.

Bloodshot bands take over TV!

Keeping up with the Kardashians? Psssshhhffft. The hottest thing in TV these days are Bloodshot bands! Just check out some of what's turning up Bloodshot on the boob tube:

In the December 27 episode of the History Channel show, "American Pickers," Antique Archaeology's office manager Danielle is seen wearing a Whitey Morgan and The 78s t-shirt!

Danielle on American Pickers

And how cool is this? Anthony Bourdain went down to the Ozarks to film an episode of his show, "No Reservations," and Ha Ha Tonka was a featured guest! The boys cooked with and played for Tony on this episode, which is due to air in March 2011. We'll, of course, remind you to set yr DVRs. :)

HHT on Bourdain

And finally, we just got word that Justin Townes Earle will be the musical guest on Late Show with David Letterman on Wednesday, January 5! Check back here for the clip (if available)!

Justin's Latest is Starting to pop up on Year End "Best of " lists..

It's starting to be that time of year when pointy-headed scribes pull together their faves.

Justin Townes Earle's Harlem River Blues has already made a splash on some biggies.

#15 on Paste Magazine's  Best of 2010

#7 Top 10 Country Albums of 2010 on Amazon

#40 Top 100 Songs of 2010 on Amazon for "One More Night in Brooklyn"

AMAZON ALERT!  Pick up Harlem River Blues CD at Amazon for $9.85 or the mp3 version for $4.99! thru the end of the month

Justin announces UK/Ireland Tour for early 2011

Justin Townes Earle has announced tour dates in the UK and Ireland (first ever shows there, as far as we can remember) in early 2011.

Here they are.

Big Justin and Alejandro Chicago Tour Events

Here's a couple of announcements from one of our favorite commercial stations in the world, our own WXRT:

Elvis Costello with Alejandro Escovedo:

Performing a career-spanning, once in a lifetime one-man show, Elvis Costello is coming to the historic Chicago Theatre for The XRT/Bud Light BIG Holiday Concert December 20,  with special guest Alejandro Escovedo. Tickets go on sale to the public 10am Monday 11/22 thru Ticketmaster and The Chicago Theatre box office.

Justin Townes Earle at the Metro

Justin Townes Earle is playing an XRT Show at Metro on February 10th! Tickets are onsale Friday at 10am but VIPs can use their points to win a pair of freebies.

You have been warned.
Plan accordingly!

"Harlem River Blues" is the eMusic Review of the Day

If you're hooked with an eMusic subscription, check it out, Justin's Harlem River Blues is the REVIEW OF THE DAY.

Bloodshot Roundup!

• Justin Townes Earle has announced his UK & Ireland tour dates for 2011.

• The Silos are streaming EVERY ONE OF THE ALBUMS IN ITS ENTIRETY on their website! These masterpieces of American music are not to be missed, and they are now all available for your edification.

• Friend of Bloodshot, Martin Atkins, will be presenting a "Band Tune Up" in Madison on Saturday, November 13. When you register and use the code "BloodshotRocks," you'll get a free consultation with Martin.

Justin Townes Earle Confirms New Tour Dates!


“…music that defies generation and genre.”—NPR’s All Things Considered

After spending the last several weeks in a residential treatment program, Justin Townes Earle is planning his return to work in support of Harlem River Blues. Following the completion of his voluntary treatment for addiction issues, Earle will resume his nationwide tour at the end of November. Marking his highest chart position to date, Harlem River Blues debuted at #47 on the Top 200 in overall Soundscan and continues to receive widespread critical praise.

Go HERE for a list of confirmed dates

Additional rescheduled fall tour dates will be announced shortly.

Justin Townes Earle on Mountain Stage

Recorded in August with a three piece band, Justin's appearance on the legendary radio show Mountain Stage will begin airing on October 8th

For a list of affiliate stations and airing times, go HERE.

After that, it will be archived HERE.



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