NEW ORLEANS-BASED SONGSTRESS MISS SOPHIE LEE TO RELEASE TRAVERSE THIS UNIVERSE ON JULY 22, 2016

ATHENS, GA—New Orleans-based singer/songwriter Miss Sophie Lee will release her fourth full-length recording, Traverse This Universe, on July 22nd on her own KingMoon Recordings.   This is the follow-up to her 2013 release, Love Street Lullaby.  After relocating to NOLA from Chicago in 2001, she released a self-titled debut in 2006. In 2009 she released Tallulah Moon, which All About Jazz called a “…throwback to simpler days, when a song took its own sweet time to develop and tell the story.”  In 2012, she was featured in a popular commercial for Audi performing her rendition of “Careless Love” earning her new fans from around the world.

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DANIEL HUTCHENS OF BLOODKIN TO RELEASE SOLO EFFORT

DANIEL HUTCHENS OF BLOODKIN TO RELEASE SOLO EFFORT THE BEAUTIFUL VICIOUS CYCLE OF LIFE ON APRIL 22, 2016

ATHENS, GA–Daniel Hutchens, one of the most respected songwriters in Athens, Georgia, will release his third solo effort, The Beautiful Vicious Cycle Of Life, on April 22, 2016, on Pretty Mean Records.

Hutchens has been writing, recording and touring since 1994; he is best known for his work with his rock band Bloodkin.  With a catalogue of over 500 songs, he has co-written with Widespread Panic, Jerry Joseph, David Barbe (Sugar, Drive-By Truckers) and more. He has recorded with Barbe, Johnny Sandlin, John Keane (REM, B-52s) and David Hood of Muscle Shoals fame. He has toured and recorded with Moe Tucker and Sterling Morrison of the Velvet Underground and appeared onstage with Lou Reed, Mike Mills, Gov’t Mule, Allen Ginsberg, Drive-By Truckers and Widespread Panic, who have recorded and regularly perform several of Hutchens’ compositions.

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ALLIGATOR MIKE PROMOTIONS PRESENTS THE 7TH ANNUAL T-BOIS BLUES FESTIVAL IN LAROSE, LA, MARCH 17-19, 2016

FESTIVAL TO PRESENT ACCLAIMED MUSICIANS ANDERS OSBORNE, NIGEL HALL, AND MORE ON RURAL ALLIGATOR AND CRAWFISH FARM

ATHENS, GA—The 7th annual T-Bois Blues Festival will be held on Thursday, March 17th through Saturday, March 19th on T-Bois Farm in Larose, Louisiana, just a little over an hour Southwest of New Orleans.  This intimate, family-run festival will present a variety of acclaimed artists and offer primitive-style tent camping on this beautifully groomed alligator and crawfish farm nestled in 2,000 acres of marshland in rural Louisiana.  This event, open to patrons of all ages, has attracted music fans from over 2 dozen states, U.K., Germany, Canada and more.

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WE BANJO 3 FROM GALWAY, IRELAND, ANNOUNCES SPRING, SUMMER AND FALL U.S. TOURS FOR 2016

SPRING TOUR SPONSORED BY CULTURE IRELAND AS GLOBAL SHOWCASE

ATHENS, GA—Following up on their highly successful summer of 2015 tour, the award-winning, Galway, Ireland-based quartet WE BANJO 3 will return to the U.S. this spring, summer and fall with performances at original music clubs and some of the best Irish festivals in the country.

We Banjo 3 blends traditional Irish Music with Americana and Bluegrass affectionately described as “Celtgrass.”  Featuring banjo, fiddle, mandolin, guitar, vocals and percussion, We Banjo 3 makes a bold and extraordinary musical statement.  Modern rhythms, traditional melodies, virtuosic technique and innovative arrangements of music and song add up to a blazing live show!

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