Saturday, 15 November 2008

Music Contact News: update


Valerie Smith & Liberty Pike: (left to right) Becky Buller, Valerie Smith, Bobby Davis (hidden), Chad Graves, Eric Lambert

Rainer Zellner, of Music Contact Roots Music Booking and Production, announces that more dates have been added to the December tour schedule for Valerie Smith & Liberty Pike,which now reads as follows:

2 Dec.: Haus International, 87435 Kempten, Germany, 20:00
3 Dec.: Cafe de Vriendschap, Wadway, the Netherlands, 20:00
4 Dec.: Landesstelle Unna-Massen, 59427 Unna, Germany, 19:00
5 Dec.: Bischofsmühle, 31137 Hildesheim, Germany, 21:00
6 Dec.: HRZ 't Zwaantje, Lievelde, Netherlands, 20:30
9 Dec.: A-6020 Innsbruck, Germany, TBA
10 Dec.: Halle QuerFeld, CH-4053 Basel, Switzerland, 19:30
11 Dec.: Salmen, 77652 Offenburg, Germany, 20:00
12 Dec.: Wodan Halle, 79098 Freiburg, Germany, 20:30
13 Dec.: 'Country Christmas', Schützenhaus, 89340 Leipheim, Germany, 20:00
14 Dec.: Sudhaus, Tübingen, Germany, 20:30
15 Dec.: Nachtleben, 60433 Frankfurt, Germany, 21:00
16 Dec.: Bottich, 75175 Pforzheim, Germany, 20:15
17 Dec.: Haus der Kultur, 84478 Waldkraiburg, Germany, 20:00
18 Dec.: Kulturforum, 90762 Fürth, Germany
20 Dec.: Restaurant Lerchenberg, CH-8046 Zürich, Switzerland, 20:00

The following dates have also been confirmed so far for the Wilders (old-time meets honky-tonk):

28 Jan. 2009: Blue Shell, 50441 Köln, Germany, 22:00
30 Jan.: Theater, 06295 Lutherstadt-Eisleben, Germany, 19:30
31 Jan.: Albert Einstein Forum, 41564 Kaarst, Germany, 20:00
1 Feb.: Lutherhaus, 49080 Osnabrück, Germany, 18:00
2 Feb.: Neue Welt, 85049 Ingolstadt, Germany, 20:30
4 Feb.: Kulturforum, 90762 Fürth, Germany, 20:00
6 Feb.: Ratssaal, 28816 Stuhr, Germany, 20:00
7 Feb.: Country Messe, Postbahnhof, Berlin, TBA
9 Feb.: Hillbilly Fever Festival, Berlin, TBA
12 Feb.: Lincoln Theater, 67547 Worms, Germany, 20:00
15 Feb.: Four Corners Music Hall, 86836 Untermeitingen, Germany
17 Feb.: Haus der Kultur, 84478 Waldkraiburg, Germany
20 Feb.: Club Bastion, 73230 Kirchheim/T., Germany

and Crooked Still (alternative bluegrass):

1 May: Bürgerhaus, Bühl Bluegrass Festival, 77815 Bühl, Baden, Germany
3 May: Kulturhaus, 74343 Sachsenheim, Germany, 20:00
6 May: Kulturkeller, 36037 Fulda, Germany, 20:00
8 May: Theater, 06295 Lutherstadt-Eisleben, Germany, 19:30
11 May: Neue Welt, Ingolstadt, Germany, 20:30
19 May: Haus der Kultur, 84478 Waldkraiburg, Germany, 20:00

Also playing at the Bühl Bluegrass Festival will be the Moonlighters ('Hawaiian Sounds from New York City'), whose tour dates so far are:

17 Apr.: Wodan Halle, 79098 Freiburg, Germany
21 Apr.: Bottich, 75175 Pforzheim, Germany, 20:15
24 Apr.: ParkTheater im Kurhaus Göggingen, 86199 Augsburg, Germany, 20:00
27 Apr.: Jegelscheune, 90530 Wendelstein, Germany
30 Apr.: Wespennest, 67433 Neustadt, Germnay, 20:00
2 May: Bürgerhaus, Bühl Bluegrass Festival, 77815 Bühl, Baden, Germany

The Horseflies (USA) old-time band are making a sensational comeback with their first studio album in fifteen years: '... a classic mix of Fiddlin’ John Carson, Norman Edmonds, and acid house – basically, what the band do better than anyone else in the world' - Roots (coming in Summer 2009)

And the Bluegrass Jamboree Festival of Bluegrass and Americana Music will be on tour from 3 December to 20 December 2009, with the Steep Canyon Rangers (USA), Hunger Mountain Boys (USA), the Toy Hearts (UK), and Roland Heinrich (D). Dates so far arranged are:

3 Dec. 2009 Waldkraiburg
12 Dec. 2009 Offenburg
19 Dec. 2009 Kaarst (bei Düsseldorf)

'Hillbilly Boogie', the country broadcast on free Radio Tübingen, can now be heard worldwide on the internet. Tell your friends! Next live broadcast: 27 June, 21-23:00.

For further info, contact Rainer Zellner at the Music Contact roots music booking and production agency, Saarstrasse 8, D-72070 Tübingen, Germany; +49 (0) 7073 2250; fax +49 (0) 7073 2134; UStID: DE146940684; e-mail; download media data.