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Local Music News
Their Delta Spirit and Friends tour, kicking off May 29 and 30 at the Irenic, features rotating guests like Alec Ounsworth (Clap Your Hands Say Yeah), T. Hardy Morris, Robert Ellis, Sam Outlaw, Richie Eaton, Jessica Dobson, and Amasa Hines.
The first single from his upcoming full-length The Original High
(due June 16), "Ghost Town", is being promoted online with a new video directed by Hype Williams (Jack White, Beyonce, Kanye West, Coldplay).
His band Red Dragon Cartel has announced its third singer in three months, Chas West (Lynch Mob, Jason Bonham), who replaces Michael Beck, who replaced DJ Smith in March.
They're on a national tour that runs through June and includes a local date on June 25 at the Irenic, for a bill that also includes Vetiver.
A new single is available, "Whistling Song" b/w "Seven Year Itch" (Workerbee Records), with a video streaming online for the A-side track.
They'll tour the west coast and Nevada through mid-June, before returning to San Diego on June 13 to play Oyster Fest 2015.
"I have accepted the position of Interim Organist at United Lutheran Church in south Tacoma," says Coven, who has temporarily relocated to Washington to pursue a degree at PLU.
Their new video "Roam With You," filmed and recorded live in a motorcycle machine shop, is streaming online as the band tours the west coast through June.
They're among the headliners at the Pilgrimage Music & Cultural Festival in Franklin, TN (September 26 and 27), along with Willie Nelson, the Decemberists, Sheryl Crow, Weezer, and Jimmy Cliff.
Rapper Yelawolf has recruited the Blink 182 drummer for his own band, at least "When he's not with Transplants, when he's not with Run the Jewels," Yelawolf told Radio.com. "He's in my band, whether you like it or not."
A newly remastered concert album will be released on June 19, JJ Cale Ebbetts Field,
recorded in 1975 in Denver, Colorado.
Their early album Ball
will be reissued in an expanded edition featuring two bonus singles and improved sound compared to previous reissues, plus new liner notes by Bill Kopp. They'll play the Fair in Del Mar on June 17.
"The Loons just released a new 45 with two new tracks not on any album, on Dirty Water Records out of London," Anja Diabolik tells the Reader.
In addition, "We're going on tour in Spain in December."
Bassist Robert DeLeo is launching a new blues project called Delta Deep with Def Leppard guitarist Phil Collen, alongside singer Debbi Blackwell-Cook and drummer Forrest Robinson.
His band the Wildabouts has a new guitarist, Nick Maybury from the Australian group Mink, who'll replace Jeremy Brown, who passed away on March 30 from undisclosed causes just as the Wildabouts' album Blaster
She released a music video for her song "American Oxygen," previewing her upcoming studio album which has already spawned two other singles, "FourFiveSeconds" with Kanye West and Paul McCartney and "Bitch Better Have My Money."