Friday, 4 January 2013

Music Contact tour news, Jan. 2013: update

Rainer Zellner and his Music Contact team send the latest news on tours by bands in bluegrass and related music in the January 2013 Music Contact newsletter.

Recordings from the 4th Bluegrass Jamboree! - Festival of Bluegrass & Americana Music (Nov.-Dec. 2012) will be broadcast on 9 Jan. at 20:03 on Deutschlandradio Kultur, and on 30 Jan. at 20:05-22:00 on WDR 3. Many reviews, videos, and photos from the tour are available on the internet.

Toy Hearts (Bluegrass & Western Swing, UK; photo above)
16 Feb. Bischofsmühle, 31137 Hildesheim
19 Feb. Bottich, 75175 Pforzheim, 20:15
22 Feb. Wodan Halle, 79098 Freiburg, 20:30
23 Feb. Sudhaus (D-Radio Aufz.), 72072 Tübingen, 20:30
27 Feb. Kesselhaus, Kolbermoor, 20:00

Further dates are being arranged.

The Deadly Gentlemen (Bluegrass Rocks!, USA)
2 May Leo's Goldener Stern, 90530 Wendelstein, 20:00
4 May Bürgerhaus, 77815 Bühl, 14:55
6 May Neue Welt, Ingolstadt, 20:00
7 May franz k, 72762 Reutlingen, 20:00
10 May Wodan Halle, Freiburg, 20:00
11-12 May Karl May Festival, Radebeul
13 May el Lokal, CH-8001 Zürich, Switzerland, 20:20
16 May Haus der Kultur, Waldkraiburg, 20:00
17 May Feuerschlösschen, 53604 Bad Honnef, 20:00
20 May Theater Laboratorium, 26121 Oldenburg, 20:00
21 May Schlachthof, 34127 Kassel, 20:00
22 May Der Club, 42579 Heiligenhaus, 20:00
23 May Ratssaal, 28816 Stuhr, 20:00
25 May Zeltfestival, 89032 Ulm, 20:00

The Henry Girls (IRL) (Sept.-Oct.)
'Three Irish Folk Ladies travel to America'
20 July 74821 Mosbach
29 Sept. Kulturzentrum St Barbara, 08115 Lichtentanne (bei Zwickau), 20:00

Valerie Smith & Liberty Pike Girls (new all-women lineup; Bluegrass-Americana) (Oct.)

New Country Rehab (CAN) (Nov.)
'New Energy in Old Country'

5th Bluegrass Jamboree! (25 Nov.-17 Dec.)

'Hillbilly Boogie' - Country and Roots; Free Radio Tübingen, accessible worldwide on the internet here; every Friday 21:00-23:00 

Rainer Zellner
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