Fall Fests + African Sky Podcast

Fall has finally hit in Georgia, and it may be here to stay! Playing a couple of festival shows these next few weeks- North Georgia Folk Festival (Athens, GA) and Chomp & Stomp (Cabbagetown, Atlanta, GA). These are both fantastic events. Come enjoy & say hey. Details below.

Also, this past week saw the release of the latest episode of my African Sky Podcast! Dig in to this conversation with William Moseley of Macalester College- he’s got hard-earned insights into Malian agriculture, cotton production, food insecurity, artisinal gold mining, Mande culture and much more! Check it out:
African Sky/ iTunes/ Stitcher

SAT. OCT. 12thNorth Georgia Folk Festival– Athens, GA (1pm)
Solo show w/ Eliot Bronson, Jonathan Byrd & the Pickup Cowboys, Caroline Aiken and more!
SAT. NOV. 2ndChomp & Stomp– Atlanta, GA (3pm)
Duo show on Esther Peachy Lefevre Park stage at the annual bluegrass & chili festival in Cabbagetown!

WABE Closer Look

What a treat to be featured on Closer Look with Rose Scott on Atlanta NPR-affiliate WABE 90.1FM this past Friday. Enjoyed the interview and playing “Holding Pattern” and “Goin’ Down to Peachtree” with Robert Bret Hartley (electric guitar) and Phil Skipper (upright bass). Listen to the interview here.

NEXT UP: Join me & The Wild Fires at Front Porch Book Store in Winterville, GA, on Saturday, September 14th, 6 – 8pm!

Closer Look: Friday, August 23!

Had a blast on the road recently with Adam Poulin on fiddle and filmmaker Jeff Shipman behind the lens. Thanks to all the friends, new and old, and great folks who came out to the shows.

Can’t wait to be live on Atlanta NPR affiliate WABE 90.1FM on Friday, August 23, at 1:30pm EST on Closer Look with Rose Scott for WABE’s Summer Indie Music Series. Tune in or livestream it here from anywhere.

I’ll be joined by Bret Hartley (electric guitar) and Phil Skipper (upright bass).

Eastern Summer Seaboard + Direct-to-Vinyl session

Hittin’ the road with Adam Poulin for some duo shows this month. Come say hey if you’re on the eastern seaboard. And pre-order your own, personalized 7″ vinyl from our upcoming Leesta Vall session in Brooklyn! More info below…

Wed. July 17The Kraken– Chapel Hill, NC (8pm)
Supporting Jonathan Byrd‘s residency
Thurs. July 18Concerts at the Beach House– Lansdowne, PA (7:30pm)
House Concert. Email for address and to RSVP or call 610.626.0012
Fri. July 19Rockwood Music Hall– New York, NY (6pm)
Sat. July 20Leesta Vall Sound Recordings Direct-To-Vinyl Session- Brooklyn, NY (10am)
Sat. July 20Lucky Penny House Concert– Washington, DC (7pm drinks; music @ 8:30pm)
Email for address and to RSVP.
Sun. July 21Altered Frequencies– Franklin, NC (6pm)

We’ll be playing’ songs from Low Flyin’ Planes, other records, and some unreleased material. Can’t wait to catch up with friends & make some new ones! See ya out there…

Can’t wait to play the Direct-to-Vinyl recording session at Leesta Vall Sound Recordings in NYC next week. Pre-order a personalized 7″ vinyl record of a song of your choice performed at the session. You’ll be the sole owner of that one-time performance of the song, and we’ll be doing unreleased and released material. Check it out & ore-order HERE!

Classic City fest #11

We’ll be playing the 11th Annual Classic City American Music Festival at The Foundry in Athens, GA, this Saturday, July 6th, at 6:30pm. Outstanding line-up of local and regional acts. Wild Firin’ on this one will be Crash Cason (electric guitar), Brad Rice (bass), John Neff (pedal steel), and Kevin Leahy (drums). Come early and stay late!