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!

Desert Heat

Big thanks to Stomp & Stammer for the kind review of Low Flyin’ Planes:
“With Low Flyin’ Planes, [Klein] offers a reminder of why he should be considered one of Georgia’s best folk-rock singer-songwriters” (via Twitter; check out the full review here)

Off to the southern border this coming week for some shows and exploration, and we’ll close out the month with some solo and band shows back home in Georgia:

Saturday, June 15Saint Charles Tavern– Tucson, AZ (8pm)
Solo show w/ Little Cloud
Sunday, June 16Hotel McCoy– Tucson, AZ (8am) [Yep, Father’s Day breakfast show at the pool by the world’s longest oatmeal bar from 8am – 10am.]
Sunday, June 16The Quarry– Bisbee, AZ (7pm)
Saturday, June 22Hendershot’s Coffee– Athens, GA (10pm)
Adam Klein & The Wild Fires w/ Russell Cook & The Sweet Teeth and Cortez Garza. AthFest show!
Sunday, June 23The Crimson Moon– Dahlonega, GA (8pm)
Solo show w/ Drew Gibson
Saturday, June 29Gypsy Rose Music– Roswell, GA (3pm)
Adam Klein & The Wild Fires @ Roswell Live Music’Fest

See ya out there!

Flagpole Music Awards & AthFest show!

Honored and excited to be nominated for a 2019 Flagpole Music Award for Best Folk/Americana act! Please visit THIS LINK to lend your support and vote.

Submissions/votes require your name and email and you must vote in at least 3 categories. And how about writing in Low Flyin’ Planes for Album of the Year? Let’s see what happens… The award ceremony is June 20 at the Historic Morton Theater in Athens, GA, kicking off AthFest.

The Wild Fires will be on hand for AthFest, too:
SAT. JUNE 22Hendershot’s Coffee– Athens, GA (time tba)
Adam Klein & The Wild Fires w/ Russell Cook and the Sweet Teeth and Cortez Garza