What a summer. We really packed it in, touring the length of the UK, visiting the beautiful, dramatic Scottish Highlands where 50 degree temperatures are summer, playing a festival in Suffolk on a goat farm where I came dramatically close to a super sized black slug, and heading all the way down to sunny Dorset where we were surrounded by the sound of sheep baaing under a double rainbow. Then we did gigs around the northeast in mid-summer, playing for relaxed,
tanned Americans and a few happy dogs, and spent some time in Maine eating lobster rolls and hiking.
We’re gonna take the action level down a notch for this season and settle back into Brooklyn, but we still have some great gigs closer to home around the northesast. I’m especially looking forward to supporting the wonderful Shawn Colvin again!
10.10 TEANECK, NJ Ethical Brew supporting Ellis
10.15 SUGAR LOAF, NY Sugar Loaf PAC supporting Shawn Colvin!
10.16 PHOENIXVILLE, PA Colonial Theatre supporting Shawn Colvin!
11.7 BROOKLYN, NY Jalopy Theatre w/ Matt Munisteri
And, speaking of the northeast, I am a finalist in the northeast region of the Mountain Stage NewSong Contest! Exciting! A lot of folks have been asking me about my new song “Shadow” which was inspired by a visit to the Dark Universe exhibit at the Hayden Planetarium, so I recorded a live video of Rich and me and playing the song in our living room for the NewSong website. You can watch it here and vote for me in the competition.
Folks, We’re heading over the pond in just two weeks! Here’s where we’ll be with relevant ticket links:
19 June SHEFFIELD, UK The Greystones tickets
20 June BELPER, UK Belper Music & Arts tickets
21 June DURHAM, UK Jumpin Hot Jamboree Festival tickets
23 June ULLAPOOL, UK – The Ceilidh Place w/ Findlay Napier 01854 612103
24 June KILBARCHAN, UK – The Old Library w/ Findlay Napier 01505 706070
25 June EDINBURGH, UK – House Concert w/ Findlay Napier for tickets and info: email firstname.lastname@example.org
26 June DUNDEE, UK – Clarks on Lindsay w/ Findlay Napier 01382 224925
27 June GLASGOW, UK – CCA Glasgow w/ Findlay Napier tickets
28 June SHAW (MANCHESTER), UK – Playhouse 2 tickets
29 June MANCHESTER, UK – The Bay Horse *afternoon Rich Bennett solo guitar show!
1 July BIRMINGHAM, UK – Kitchen Garden Cafe tickets
2 July LONDON, UK – What’s Cookin’ tickets @ door
3 July BRISTOL, UK – Hen & Chicken tickets
4 July LEIGH ON SEA, UK – Pink Flamingo at The Ship free entry
5 July SUFFOLK, UK – Maverick Festival 2014 tickets
I’m getting ready to fight with the airlines about my guitar and starting on reminding myself to look both ways before crossing the street! Can’t wait to return to some places we really loved playing in previous tours and visiting some new ones! Hope to see you, Rebecca