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Showing posts with label Tonight Show. Show all posts
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Monday, July 27, 2015

Blues Guitar Virtuoso Eric Gales To Perform With Lauryn Hill On The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon!

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Blues Guitar Virtuoso Eric Gales To Perform With Lauryn Hill On The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon!
Los Angeles, CA - Superstar guitarist Eric Gales will be performing live with one of the most celebrated artists in modern R&B, ex-Fugee Lauryn Hill, on The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon this July 30. The duo will perform “Feeling Good,” their collaboration for the Nina Simone tribute album Nina Revisited, which accompanies the release of a brand new Netflix exclusive documentary about the late singer called What Happened, Miss Simone? This is not the first time that these two talents have worked together - Hill tapped Gales to help her record studio tracks for her as yet unreleased follow-up album to the blockbuster The Miseducation Of Lauryn Hill. Meanwhile, Gales’ own solo album Good For Sumthin’, released in October of last year, has been highly praised, and a new live CD/DVD recorded at The Viper Room is due to be released by the end of the year. Gales will also embark on a massive world tour taking him to India, Germany, and Sweden beginning at the end of this month. See below for dates.
Eric Gales came to national prominence in 1991 when he won Guitar World’s Best New Talent award. A brilliantly dynamic performer, Gales started releasing solo albums and wowing audiences in 2001 with a style and sound that frequently reminds listeners of the late great Jimi Hendrix, whose upside down Fender Strat playing Gales emulates. No wonder then that Gales was asked to headline the extremely popular Experience Hendrix Tour joining a line-up that includes a true who’s who of guitar masters including Eric Johnson and Zakk Wylde both of whom make guest appearances on Good For Sumthin’. Look for more releases from this extraordinary performer on Cleopatra Records!
07/31/15 - Blues On The Chippewa Festival (at Memorial Park) - Durand, WI
08/01/15 - Famous Dave’s - Calhoun Square - Minneapolis, MN
08/07/15 - Heritage Music BluesFest - Wheeling, WV
09/26/15 - Treme Blues & Jazz Club - Islip, NY
10/08/15 - New Delhi, India
10/09/15 - Mumbai (Bombay), India
10/10/15 - Bangalore, India
10/21/15 - Rubigen, Switzerland - Mühle Hunziken
10/22/15 - Munich, Germany - Rattlesnake Saloon
10/23/15 - Remchingen, Germany - Kulturhalle 
10/24/15 - Dortmund, Germany - Piano 
10/25/15 - Weert, Netherlands - De Bosuil 
10/27/15 - Bremen,Germany - Meisenfrei 
10/29/15 - Göttingen, Germany - MUSA 
10/30/15 - Isernhagen, Germany - Blues Garage 
10/31/15 - Schwerin, Germany - Speicher 
11/02/15 - Fürth, Germany - Kofferfabrik 
11/04/15 - Frauental, Austria - Blue Garage 
11/05/15 - Vienna, Austria - Reigen 
11/06/15 - Reichenbach/Vogtland, Germany - Bergkeller 
11/07/15 - Berlin, Germany - Quasimodo 
11/09/15 - Odense, Denmark - Vollsmose Kulturhus 
11/14/15 - Sala, Sweden - Rockland 

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Monday, June 15, 2015

Larry Campbell guests on the Tonight Show tonight with The Roots

The Grammy-winning producer will sit in Monday, June 15 with The Roots

Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams' self-titled debut album is out June 23 on Red House
Summer headlining tour and fall Jackson Browne dates announced

In anticipation of his upcoming album release, Grammy-winning producer, guitarist and songwriter Larry Campbell will be sitting in with house band The Roots this evening, Monday, June 15, on NBC's The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.  The show airs 11:35/10:35pm Central - click here for local airtimes. Campbell is known for his work with Levon Helm and as a longtime sideman for Bob Dylan (among others).  Campbell and his wife, singer Teresa Williams, will be releasing their eponymous debut album on June 23 on Red House. After decades of marriage and seven years working closely with Levon Helm, the duo are stepping into the spotlight with Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams, bringing their music on the road with a headlining tour in July that includes dates in Chicago (7/15) and Nashville (7/22-23), followed by a two-month run with Jackson Browne in the fall, both as the opening act and playing in his band. See complete dates below. The album is available for pre-order now HERE.

The Wall Street Journal praised the "vintage Muscle Shoals groove" of the couple's debut album (out June 23) last month. Listen to opening track "Surrender to Love" here:

Peer Praise for 'Larry Campbell and Teresa Williams':
"The music Larry and Teresa make when they sing together is truly transcendent, with the blend of their voices on songs that are always deeply moving." – Emmylou Harris

"Larry Campbell is like a musical iceberg. Not that he's cold in any way at all. He's as hot a player as anyone walking. It's just that the magnitude of his musicianship is not on view all at the same time. Most of it is out of sight until he decides to do something else. The songs that he does with his wife Teresa are beautiful. If there is anything missing in what he brings, she supplies it. She's a rare talent. I'm sorry, but I just can't put into words how I feel about what they do." - David Bromberg

"There is a feeling of being amongst friends that share a love for the heritage of great music. Larry and Teresa embody all that is natural and heartfelt. They sing with a passion that is at once timeless and fresh. They own this music and have an obvious deep respect for the roots from which it came." - Bill Payne (Little Feat)

Larry Campbell and Teresa Williams Tour Dates:
* w/ Hot Tuna
! w/ Jackson Browne
6/26 - Saratoga Springs, NY @ Caffe Lena
6/27 - Katonah, NY @ Caramoor Roots Fest
7/10 - Plymouth, NH @ Flying Monkey *
7/11 - Beverly, MA @ Cabot Theater *
7/12 - Truro, MA @ Payomet PAC *
7/15 - Evanston, IL @ The Space
7/16 - Milwaukee, WI @ Shank Hall
7/17 - Madison, WI @ High Noon Saloon
7/18 - Minneapolis, MN @ Cedar Center
7/19 - Cedar Rapids, IA @ CSPS
7/21 - St Louis, MO @ Off Broadway
7/22 - Nashville, TN @ Music City Roots
7/23 - Nashville, TN @ City Winery
7/24 - Asheville, NC @ Grey Eagle
7/25 – Raleigh, NC @ Southland Ballroom
7/26 – Charleston, WV @ Mountain Stage
9/05 - Highland Park, IL @ Ravina Festival !
9/06 - Rochester Hills, MI@ Meadow Brook Music Festival !
9/10-15 – Arlington, VA @ Lockn' Festival
9/15 - Port Chester, NY @ The Capitol Theatre !
9/16 - Port Chester, NY @ The Capitol Theatre !
9/18 - Boston, MA @ Blue Hills Bank Pavilion !
9/19 - Bethel, NY @ Bethel Woods Center for the Arts !
9/21 - Red Bank, NJ @ Count Basie Theatre !
9/22 - Red Bank, NJ @ Count Basie Theatre !
9/24 - Morristown, NJ @ Mayo Performing Arts Center !
9/25 - Brooklyn, NY @ Kings Theatre !
9/27 - Reading, PA @ Santander Performing Arts Center !
10/07 - Durham, NC @ Durham PAC !
10/08 - Greenville, SC @ Peace Center !
10/10 - Atlanta, GA @ Chastain !
10/11 - Nashville, TN @ Riverfront Amphitheater !
10/14 - Birmingham, AL @ Alabama Theatre !
10/15 - New Orleans, LA @ Saenger Theatre !
10/17 - Rogers, AR @ Walmart Amphitheater !
10/18 - Tulsa, OK @ Brady Theatre !
10/20 - San Antonio, TX @ Majestic Theatre !
10/21 - Austin, TX @ Bass Concert Hall !
10/23 - Houston, TX @ Bayou Theatre !
10/24 - Thackerville, OK @ Winstar Casino !
10/27 - Tucson, AZ @ Music Hall!
10/28 - Phoenix, AZ @ Arizona State Fair !