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Thursday, May 28, 2015

New release from rising roots music star!
Blind Pig Records has released Boom Town, the latest CD from Victor Wainwright & the WildRoots.
Wainwright has been making a name for himself in a big way as one of the most exciting keyboard performers on the roots music scene. Known for his potent boogie piano, big soul sounds, powerhouse blues, roots rock 'n' roll, and a voice that recalls Dr. John and Leon Russell, he's also a two-time winner of the coveted Blues Music Award for "Pinetop Perkins Piano Player of the Year."

Wainwright is a raucous, high-octane dynamic performer and a crowd pleaser with soul to spare. As American Blues News put it, "he is always entertaining and madly talented.  You will never see Victor play a room and not go over with the crowd in a big way."  He's backed by the firepower of WildRoots, one of the tightest smokin' bands around.

Boom Town is highlighted by excellent songwriting, musicianship and production, and a unique and edgy sound that captures the energy of the band's live shows.  With the release of this tour de force of American blues and roots music, Victor's star will surely continue to rise.  
Upcoming Tour Dates for Victor Wainwright & the WildRoots:
May 30 Daytona Beach, FL The Davidson Theater
June 12 Marietta, GA Darwin's
June 14 St. Simons Island, GA Lighthouse Grounds
June 19 Clarksdale, MS Groubnd Zero Blues Club
June 20 Henderson, KY WC Handy Blues & BBQ Festival
June 23 Kankakee, IL Moose Lodge
June 24 Chicago, IL Buddy Guy's Legends
June 25 Mishawaka, IN Midway Tavern
June 26 Columbus, OH Woodlands Tavern
June 27 Cadiz, OH Blues For A Cure
July 16 Panama City Beach, FL Summer Music Series
July 17 Birmingham, AL Ranelli's
July 18 Merigold, MS Crawdad's
July 19 Memphis, TN Levitt Shell at Overton Park
July 24 Durham, NC Blue Note
July 25 Washington, DC Madam's Organ
July 26 Lake Harmony, PA Pennsylvania Blues Festival
July 27 Ellicottville, NY Ballons
July 29 Tuscarawas, OH Canal House
July 31 Woonsocket, RI Chan's
August 1 Damariscotta, ME Dam Blues Fest
August 3 Rockland, ME Time Out Pub
August 6 Magnolia, DE Jonathan's Landing
August 7 Ellicottville, NY Balloons
August 8 Ellicottville, NY Balloon
August 9 Wheeling, WV Heritage Music Bluesfest

For more information, and a taste of the album in a short video from Victor, please click HERE.  To order dowloads from iTunes  please click HERE.   To order from Amazon, please click HERE

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