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Monday, August 7, 2017

Jonny Lang & Black Stone Cherry

JONNY LANG EXTENDS SIGNS WORLD TOUR

Twenty-Five New North American Shows Added

Tickets On Sale This Week

Signs To Be Released On September 8th In North America



Los Angeles, CA --- Jonny Lang’s brand new studio album, Signs, will be released in North America on September 8th via SayRai / Concord Records.  The album (his sixth major label release) is his first in four years. The European release for Signs will be on August 25 via Provogue Records / Mascot Label Group.

The new album is available to pre-order here: http://amazon.com/dp/B071FPWNS6.  All pre-orders will include both “Bitter End” and “Make It Move” as instant gratification tracks.

This morning, twenty-five new shows in North America have been added to Jonny’s World Tour in support of Signs.  Tickets for most of these shows will go on sale this week.  VIP tickets will be available starting this Tuesday via www.jonnylang.com

Anyone who originally discovered Jonny Lang through his searing instrumental work will revel in the huge guitar tones and go for broke solos on Signs, while those who have appreciated his growth as an honest and passionate songwriter will find that honesty and passion unabated. Though he long ago left blues purism behind, Lang has never abandoned its spirit of universal catharsis through the relating of personal trials. Signs reaffirms his commitment to the blues and the guitar without sacrificing the modern approach that has made him such a singular artist. 

It is hard to believe that at only 36 years old Jonny Lang has already had a successful career for two decades. Easier to believe when you learn he released his first platinum record at 15—an age when many young people are just beginning to play music. Lie to Me revealed a talent that transcended the crop of blues prodigies floating around in the late Nineties. No flashy re-hasher of classic blues licks, even at that early age Lang was a full-blown artist with a style of his own. Also, setting Lang apart from the wunderkind crowd was a 15-year-old voice that sounded like a weathered soul shouter. Actual life experience was yet to come, and has been subsequently chronicled in a series of five uniformly excellent recordings.

Since the release of his debut album, Grammy Award winning Jonny Lang has built a reputation as one of the best live performers and guitarists of his generation. The path Lang has been on has brought him the opportunity to support or perform with some of the most respected legends in music.  He has shared the stage with everyone from The Rolling Stones and B.B. King to Aerosmith and Buddy Guy, who he continues to tour with today.

Jack Broadbent and Guthrie Brown have been confirmed as direct support on a majority of the appearances scheduled for August through October in North America. Both artists will appear solo.  For appearances in Spokane on November 27 through January as announced below, support will be announced in the coming weeks.

Guthrie Brown is a Nashville transplant by way of Montana who began playing the guitar at age six. By the age of seventeen, he left high school for Nashville to pursue his dream of being a professional recording artist. Now at twenty-two Guthrie has toured the country relentlessly, signed a publishing deal with BMG and is currently recording his first full length album with GRAMMY® Award winning producer, Jacquire King (Kings of Leon, Dawes, Of Monsters and Men, James Bay).  For more information http://www.guthriebrownmusic.com/

Jack Broadbent was hailed “The new master of the slide guitar” by the Montreux Jazz Festival, and “The real thang” by the legendary Bootsy Collins.  He has spent the past year wowing international audiences with his unique blend of virtuosic acoustic and slide guitar, and poignant folk and blues inspired vocals. Born and raised in rural England, Jack grew up listening to artists such as John Lee Hooker, Peter Green, Robert Johnson, Neil Young and Joni Mitchell, to name a few. These legends of rock, blues, roots and folk influenced his distinctive song writing, singing and performance style, which have a depth and heart that defies strict musical genres. Broadbent‘s performances exude a warmth, humor and energy that has electrified audiences worldwide. For more detail: http://www.jackbroadbent.co.uk or https://www.facebook.com/JackBroadbentMusic.

JONNY LANG SIGNS WORLD TOUR
8/10     Los Angeles, CA                                                                    The Grammy Museum
8/11     Los Angeles, CA                                                                    Teragram Ballroom
8/13     Arlington, WA                                                                        Stillaguamish Festival
8/19     North Thornton, NH                                                               White Mountain Boogie
8/20     Alexandria, VA                                                                      The Birchmere
8/22     New York, NY                                                                       Highline Ballroom #
8/23     Philadelphia, PA                                                                     World Café Live #
8/25     Toronto, ON                                                                           Danforth Music Hall #
8/26     Trois-Rivieres, QUE                                                               Trois-Rivieres en Blues 
9/08     Aspen, CO                                                                              Belly Up+
9/09     Boulder, CO                                                                           Boulder Theater +
9/10     Arvada, CO                                                                             Arvada Center +
9/12     Tulsa, OK                                                                               Cain’s +
9/14     Dallas, TX                                                                              House of Blues +
9/15     Houston, TX                                                                           House of Blues +
9/16     Austin, TX                                                                              ACL Live +
9/18     Kansas City, MO                                                                    Knuckleheads #
9/19     St. Louis, MO                                                                         Pageant #
9/21     Milwaukee, WI                                                                       Potawatomi Casino #
9/22     Milwaukee, WI                                                                       Polawatomi Casino #
9/23     Chicago, IL                                                                             House of Blues #
9/24     Louisville, KY                                                                        Bourbon & Beyond Festival 
9/26     Indianapolis, IN                                                                      The Vogue #
9/30     Hartford, CT                                                                           Infinity Hall +
10/01   Fairfield, CT                                                                           Warehouse +
10/03   Boston, MA                                                                            The Wilbur Theater #
10/04   Portland, ME                                                                          Aura #
10/06    Cranston, RI                                                                          Park Theatre #
10/07   Hampton Beach, NH                                                              Hampton Beach Casino #
10/08   Reading, PA                                                                           Reading Blues Festival
10/19   Huntington, NY                                                                      Paramount
10/22   Zwolle, NL                                                                             Hedon
10/23   Cologne, Germany                                                                 Gloria
10/25   Berlin, Germany                                                                     Columbia Club
10/27   Hamburg, Germany                                                                Mojo
10/29   Copenhagen, Denmark                                                           Amager Bio
10.30   Oslo, Norway                                                                          Rockafeller
10/31   Stockholm, Sweden                                                                Nalen
11/04   London, UK                                                                            SBE (London Folk and Roots Fest)
11/05   Leuven, Belgium                                                                    Hep Depot (Leuven Blues Festival)
11/07   Cleon, France                                                                         La Travene (Blues de Travene)
11/09   Marseille, France                                                                    Espace Julien
11/10   Six-Fours-les-Plages, France                                                  Espace Malraux
11/11   Paris, France                                                                           La Cigale
11/13   Prague, Czech Republic                                                         Lucerna
11/14   Vienna, Austria                                                                       Porgy and Bess
11/16   Sumperk, Czech Republic                                                      House of Culture (Blues Alive Fest)
11/27   Spokane, WA                                                                         Bing Crosby
11/28   Seattle, WA                                                                            The Neptune
11/29   Vancouver, BC                                                                       Commodore Ballroom
12/01   Grants Pass, OR                                                                      Rogue Theatre
12/02   Tahoe, NV                                                                              Montbleu
12/03   Sacramento, CA                                                                     Crest Theatre
12/05   Santa Cruz, CA                                                                       The Catalyst
12/06   Solana Beach, CA                                                                  Belly Up
12/08   Pasadena, CA                                                                         The Rose
12/09   San Juan Capistrano, CA                                                        Coach House
12/10   San Juan Capistrano, CA                                                        Coach House
1/09     Buffalo, NY                                                                            Tralf
1/10     Cleveland, OH                                                                        House of Blues
1/12     New Buffalo, MI                                                                    Silver Creek Event Center
1/16     Jacksonville, FL                                                                     FL Theater
1/18     St. Petersburg, FL                                                                   Palladium
1/19     Lake Buena Vista, FL                                                            House of Blues
1/20     Myrtle Beach, SC                                                                   House of Blues
1/22     Atlanta, GA                                                                            Centerstage
1/23     New Orleans, LA                                                                    House of Blues
1/25     Lafayette, LA                                                                         Acadiana PAC
1/26     San Antonio, TX                                                                    Aztek Theater
1/27     Oklahoma City, OK                                                                Diamond Ballroom
2/01     Agoura Hills, CA                                                                    Canyon

2/02     Scottsdale, AZ                                                                        Talking Stick Casino

Friday, June 9, 2017

Jonny Lang Reveals Behind The Scenes Look At The Making Of Signs - Pre-Order Now Live In Front Of Fall Release





Signs To Be Released On September 8th In North America

Available For Pre-Order Beginning Today



2017 World Tour Dates On Sale Now



First Track “Make It Move” Now Available On All Streaming Services



Los Angeles, CA --- Jonny Lang’s brand new studio album, Signs, will be released in North America on September 8th via Concord Records.  The album (his sixth major label release) is his first in four years. The album is now available to pre-order beginning today: http://amazon.com/dp/B071FPWNS6



The European release for Signs will be on August 25 via Provogue Records / Mascot Label Group.



Fans can now get an inside look at the making of Signs here:








Anyone who originally discovered Jonny Lang through his searing instrumental work will revel in the huge guitar tones and go for broke solos on Signs, while those who have appreciated his growth as an honest and passionate songwriter will find that honesty and passion unabated. Though he long ago left blues purism behind, Lang has never abandoned its spirit of universal catharsis through the relating of personal trials. Signs reaffirms his commitment to the blues and the guitar without sacrificing the modern approach that has made him such a singular artist. 



It is hard to believe that at only 36 years old Jonny Lang has already had a successful career for two decades. Easier to believe when you learn he released his first platinum record at 15—an age when many young people are just beginning to play music. Lie to Me revealed a talent that transcended the crop of blues prodigies floating around in the late Nineties. No flashy re-hasher of classic blues licks, even at that early age Lang was a full-blown artist with a style of his own. Also, setting Lang apart from the wunderkind crowd was a 15-year-old voice that sounded like a weathered soul shouter. Actual life experience was yet to come, and has been subsequently chronicled in a series of five uniformly excellent recordings.



What began as a bluesy sound, influenced by electric pioneers like Albert Collins, B. B. King, and Buddy Guy, evolved over those recordings into a modern R&B style closer to Stevie Wonder and contemporary gospel music. Lang’s distinctive, blues-inflected licks appeared on every album, but became one element in a sea of passionately sung and tightly arranged songs.



Signs is not merely a return the artist’s guitar-based beginnings, but an embodiment of an even more elemental sound. Beyond focusing attention on his soloing prowess, it is about recapturing the spirit of the early blues, where the guitar was front and center, fairly leaping out of the speakers. “A lot of my earlier influences have been coming to the surface, like Robert Johnson, and Howlin’ Wolf,” he reports. “I have been appreciating how raw and unrefined that stuff is. I had an itch to emulate some of that and I think it shows in the songs. Still, I let the writing be what it was and that was sometimes not necessarily the blues.”



The record, which features funk, rock, and blues elements, is held together by Lang’s distinctive playing and singing, and the lyrics, which center on themes of embattlement and self-empowerment. “Some of the songs are autobiographical, but not usually in a literal way,” Lang explains. “The main goal is for folks to be able to relate to what I went through. If I can’t make it work using just my personal experience, I use my imagination to fill in blanks.”



Signs was produced by Lang, Drew Ramsey, and Shannon Sanders. Josh Kelly helmed “Bring Me Back Home.” Lang offers, “Josh and I cut six or seven songs together and had a blast doing it.  I am saving the other ones for who knows what, but I definitely wanted that one to be on this record.”



Since the release of his debut album, Grammy Award winning Jonny Lang has built a reputation as one of the best live performers and guitarists of his generation. The path Lang has been on has brought him the opportunity to support or perform with some of the most respected legends in music.  He has shared the stage with everyone from The Rolling Stones and B.B. King to Aerosmith and Buddy Guy, who he continues to tour with today.



JONNY LANG  - SIGNS WORLD TOUR

6/10     Birmingham, AL                                                                    Alys Stephens Performing Arts

6/11     Nashville, TN                                                                         Schermerhorn Symphony Center

6/16     Riverside, IA                                                                          Riverside Casino & Golf Resort 

6/17     Aurora, IL                                                                              Blues on the Fox Fest

6/18     Moorehead, MN                                                                     Bluestem for the Arts Amphitheatre

6/22     Columbia, MO                                                                        The Blue Note

6/23     Wichita, KS                                                                            Orpheum Theatre

6/24     Okmulgee, OK                                                                       Musogee (Creek) Nation Festival

7/06     Lexington, MI                                                                         Lexington Village Theater

7/07     Kent, OH                                                                                Kent Stage

7/09     Rochester, MI                                                                         Meadowbrook 

7/13     Peoria, IL                                                                                Riverfront

7/14     Minneapolis, MN                                                                   Music In The Zoo 

7/15     Sioux Falls, SD                                                                       Sioux Falls Jazz Fest

7/20     Tucson, AZ                                                                             Rialto theatre

7/21     Chandler, AZ                                                                          Chandler Center

7/22     Las Vegas, NV                                                                       Boulder Station

7/28     Saratoga, CA                                                                          Mountain Winery

7/29     Lincoln, CA                                                                            Thunder Valley Casino

8/11     Los Angeles, CA                                                                    Teragram Ballroom

8/13     Arlington, WA                                                                        Stillaguamish Festival

8/19     North Thornton, NH                                                               White Mountain Boogie

8/20     Alexandria, VA                                                                      Birchmere

8/22     New York, NY                                                                       Highline Ballroom

8/23     Philadelphia, PA                                                                     World Café Live

8/25     Toronto, ON                                                                           Danforth Music Hall

8/26     Trois-Rivieres, QUE                                                               Trois-Rivieres en Blues

9/08     Aspen, CO                                                                              Belly Up

9/09     Boulder, CO                                                                           Boulder Theater

9/10     Arvada, CO                                                                             Arvada Center

9/14     Dallas, TX                                                                              House of Blues

9/15     Houston, TX                                                                           House of Blues

9/16     Austin, TX                                                                              ACL Live

9/18     Kansas City, MO                                                                    Knuckleheads

9/19     St. Louis, MO                                                                         Pageant

9/21     Milwaukee, WI                                                                       Potawatomi Casino

9/22     Milwaukee, WI                                                                       Polawatomi Casino

9/23     Chicago, IL                                                                             House of Blues

9/24     Louisville, KY                                                                        Bourbon & Beyond Festival

9/26     Indianapolis, IN                                                                      The Vogue

9/29     Huntington, NY                                                                      Paramount

9/30     Hartford, CT                                                                           Infinity Hall

10/01   Fairfield, CT                                                                           Warehouse

10/03   Boston, MA                                                                            The Wilbur Theater

10/04   Portland, ME                                                                          Aura

10/06   Cranston, RI                                                                           Park Theatre

10/07   Hampton Beach, NH                                                              Hampton Beach Casino

10/22   Zwolle, NL                                                                             Hedon

10/23   Cologne, DE                                                                           Gloria

10/25   Berlin, DE                                                                               Columbia Club

10/27   Hamburg, DE                                                                         Mojo

10/29   Copenhagen, DK                                                                    Amager Bio

10.30   Oslo, Norway                                                                          Rockafeller

10/31   Stockholm, SE                                                                        Nalen

11/04   London, UK                                                                            SBE (London Folk and Roots Fest)

11/05   Leuven, BE                                                                             Hep Depot (Leuven Blues Festival)

11/07   Cleon, FR                                                                               La Travene (Blues de Travene)

11/09   Marseille, FR                                                                          Espace Julien

11/10   Six-Fours-les-Plages, FR                                                        Espace Malraux

11/11   Paris, FR                                                                                 La Cigale

11/13   Prague, CZ                                                                              Lucerna

11/14   Vienna, AU                                                                             Porgy and Bess

11/16   Sumperk, CZ                                                                          House of Culture (Blues Alive Fest)



ADDITIONAL DATES WILL BE ANNOUNCED SHORTLY