Semi-weekly, quick links to interesting Bloodshot things around the web.
- Brian Setzer made a surprise appearance at Wayne Hancock's show in Minneapolis last week. Here are a couple of video clips: 1, 2
- The Detroit Cobras were featured in an NPR piece about the state of the Detroit music scene: Listen here.
- Check out these nice pics of Justin Townes Earle performing in Toronto (via suckingalemon)
- The Beachwood Reporter featured Ha Ha Tonka's Luke Long in the first installment of their series, "Get To Know Your Chicago Bloodshot Musician"
- In more Ha Ha Tonka news, the band was featured in Rolling Stone's Hype Monitor. Gotta believe it!
- Daytrotter has a video session with Justin Townes Earle, check it out here.
- "South Florida musical god" Charlie Pickett is featured in the Miami Herald.
That's it for now, Bloodshotters! We'll be back on Friday!
Wayne "The Train" Hancock's new album is all done and ready to smoke jukeboxes all over the land. "Viper of Melody" is set for an April 21th release and will available on CD and a limited edition LP--just the way Wayne's music begs to be heard.
Pre-order now and hear some advance tracks on the Bloodshot Radio station now!
A live performance of "Miller, Jack and Mad Dog," as well as a video to his classic "Thunderstorms and Neon Signs" can be found on the DVD Bloodied But Unbowed. This DVD features 31 videos and live performances from the likes of Ryan Adams, Bobby Bare Jr, Deadstring Brothers, Detroit Cobras, Alejandro Escovedo, Old 97s, and the Waco Brothers, 8 short films with appearances and performances by Split Lip Rayfield, Neko Case, Kelly Hogan, The Meat Purveyors and others, plus a photo and poster gallery .
Also, this live track, as well as the BONUS track "Shooting Star From Texas," is available exclusively as a download on the digital only "soundtrack" to the DVD.
Wayne Hancock has narrated a 18 minute documentary on the great western swing bandleader Adolph Hofner that is available up at batesline.com! Learn about his blending the sounds of Texas and Bohemia and an insight into Texas Dance Hall cullture. To watch the documentary take a look here!