Bloodshot Digest July 17th, 2009

July 17th, 2009 by Rami
  • On Monday, we had one of those evenings when we remember why we live here. The Shelebration, a tribute to Shel Silverstein was held at Millennium downtown. The weather was perfect. We brought a picnic and jug of vodka and juice. The band was Bobby Bare Jr, Nora O'Connor, Patrick from My Morning Jacket, Chris Scruggs and others.
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Bloodshot Digest: 7-14-09

July 14th, 2009 by Rami

Bloodshot Digest: The "Moving Pictures" Edition

  • Bobby Bare Jr and some friends (namely, Bobby Senior, Jon Langford, Sally Timms and Will Oldham) celebrated one of Chicago's sons, Shel Silverstein. The celebration, aptly called A SHEL-ebration, had the motley crew of musicians showcasing Shel's songs (few people know Shel was the songwriter of "A Boy Named Sue") in Millennium Park. Earlier in
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Bloodshot Digest 5-22-09

May 22nd, 2009 by Rami

Here's a few interesting tidbits as you set out on this holiday weekend (and by holiday, we mean Bloodshot Rob's Birthday):

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Bobby Bare Jr AND Sr on the Opry

October 31st, 2008 by Rami

On Halloween 2008, Bobby played at the famed Ryman Auditorium in Nashville with Drive By Truckers and The Hold Steady. Looky here for video of another Ryman appearance by Bobby. It's with his dad in, like, 1975. If this don't warm your heart, you ain't got one.Read more

Bobby Producing Tribute to Shel Silverstein

October 14th, 2008 by Rami

Bobby and his dad are executive producing a tribute to Shel Silverstein that will be released on Sugar Hill/Vanguard in mid 2009. The two of them have the following bands slated to contribute (and quite a few are already recorded):
Emmylou Harris
Black Keys
George Jones & Ray Price
Allison Krauss
Band of Horses
Dr. Dog
Andrew Bird
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