Tuesday, 10 July 2018

Charley Crockett - UK Tour Dates in July

Following the release of his ‘Lonesome As A Shadow’ album in April, Texan Charley Crockett (“A honky tonk hero for the modern era” Wide Open Country) will play 8 headline UK shows this month.   
Produced by Matt Ross-Spang (Jason Isbell, Margo Price, Zac Brown) and recorded at Sam Phillip’s Recording in Memphis, TN, he’s also shared a new video for the soulful ‘Ain’t Gotta Worry Child’ from the record which you can watch below:

(20 April 2018) Charley Crockett - Lonesome as a Shadow (Son of Davy)
12 Tracks/ Time: 30:08 Folk
Country Music People April 2018 2 STARS Review:

The release of LONESOME AS A SHADOW culminates a series of breakthrough years for Crockett following the release of 2015’s A Stolen Jewel and 2016’s In The Night which received widespread critical acclaim and earned him a Dallas Observer Music Award for “Best Blues Act.” Following the releases, Rolling Stone included Crockett as one of their “10 Artists You Should Know” while Wide Open Country described him as, “A honky tonk hero for the modern era.”
Most recently, in 2017, Crockett released a collection of his favorite honky tonk songs, entitled Charley Crockett presents Lil G.L.'s Honky Tonk Jubilee. The album features songs originally performed by Hank Williams, Ernest Tubb, Loretta Lynn, Tanya Tucker, Roy Acuff, Webb Pierce and other great heroes of honky tonk.
  • Dallas Observer Music Awards - “Best Blues Act.”
  • Wide Open Country “A honky tonk hero for the modern era.”
  • Rolling Stone “10 Artists You Should Know -  A more soulful side of the traditional roots-based sound that Crockett first honed as a street performer in New Orleans”
  • No Depression “the song’s propulsive rhythms sound like what might happen if Roy Orbison and Ry Cooder teamed up with Dick Dale”
  • Clash Magazine "Americana from the old school, with his yelpin' voice set against twangin' guitars and lyrics that reach towards the universal"
UK Dates - July

Tues 17 July 2018 - Night People, Manchester (105 Princess St Manchester M1 6DD) £14.30 Standing Event
Weds 18 July 2018 - The Loco Klub, Bristol (Temple Meads BS1 6QH)
Thurs 19 July 2018 - Brudenell Social Club, Leeds (33 Queen's Rd, Leeds LS6 1NY) £14.30 Standing Event

Friday 20 July 2018 - SummerTyne Americana Festival 2018, Gateshead
Sat 21 July 2018 - Woodend Gallery, Scarborough (The Crescent, North Yorkshire YO11 2PW) £10 Event
Mon 23 July 2018 - Broadcast, Glasgow (427 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow, G2 3LG) £11 Event
Tues 24 July 2018 - The Borderline, London (Orange Yard, Off Manette Street, Soho, W1D 4JB) £17.60 Event
Weds 25 July 2018 - The Prince Albert, Brighton (48 Trafalgar Street, East Sussex BN1 4ED)
Thurs 26 July 2018 - Norwich Arts Centre, Norwich (51 St. Benedicts Street NR2 4PG) £13.20 Event

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