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Cook visits Letterman, slates tour

Thursday, May 10, 2012 – Elizabeth Cook first appeared on "The Late Show with David Letterman" back in August for a sit down interview, this time Cook returns to perform on Wednesday, June 13.

Letterman is a fan of Cook's "Apron Strings" radio show that airs Monday - Friday 10 a.m.-2 p.m. eastern on SiriusXM's Outlaw Country, channel 60.

Cook and her band, husband Tim Carroll on guitar and Bones Hillman (Midnight Oil) on bass, will be hitting the road this summer. Tour dates are:

May 16 - Stickyz Chicken Shack - Little Rock, AR

May 17 - Dulling Hall - Jackson, MS

May 19 - The Kessler Theater (w/Amanda Shires) - Dallas TX

May 20 - Cheatham Street Warehouse - San Marcos TX

May 23 - Low Spirits - Albuquerque, NM

May 24 - KTAOS Solar Center - Taos, NM

May 25 - Meadowgrass Festival - Colorado Springs, CO

May 27 - Cabaret - Sparks, NV

May 29 - Bourbon Theater - Lincoln, NE

May 30 - Knuckleheads Saloon - Kansas City, MO

May 31 - Vaudeville Mews - Des Moines, IA

June 1 - Old Rock House - St Louis, MO

June 2 - Uncle Slayton's - Louisville, KY

June 3 - Mountain Stage - Morgantown, WV

June 7 - Station Inn - Nashville, TN

June 8 - Cosmic Charlie's - Lexington KY

June 9 - Kirk Ave Music Hall - Roanoke, VA

June 10 - Night Cat - Easton, MD

June 12 - City Winery (w/ Matthew Sweet) - NYC

June 14 - Mockingbirds - Staunton, VA

June 16 - Todd Snider's What the Folk Festival - Memphis, TN

July 6 - The Shed - Maryville, TN

July 7 - Rumba Cafe - Columbus OH

July 8 - Beachland Tavern - Cleveland, OH

July 9 - Sportsmen's Tavern - Buffalo, NY

July 11 - Higher Ground - Burlington VT

July 13 - One Longfellow Square - Portland, ME

July 15 - Green River Festival - Greenfield, MA

July 16 - Club Passim - Cambridge, MA

July 19 - Abbey Bar at ABC- Harrisburg, PA

July 20 - Rams Head On Stage - Annapolis MD

Aug. 24 - Shank Hall - Milwaukee, WI

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Exodus of Venus CD review - Exodus of Venus
Elizabeth Cook's "Exodus of Venus" is a difficult record to sit through. Not because of the music, which is filled with high quality sounds from start to finish, but because of its painful content. For instance, when an album features a song with a title like "Methadone Blues," about a drug used to treat heroin addiction, you realize right away you're not in the realm of squeaky clean mainstream country. Cook has had some rough patches along the way, and "Exodus »»»
Welder CD review - Welder
On her latest release (the title is a nod to her father), Elizabeth Cook is as full of sass and vinegar as ever, and her hick valley-girl recitation El Camino ("If I wake up married, I'll have to annul it/Right now my hands are in his mullet"), the marital advice she offers up in Yes to Booty and the wry portrait painted by Rock n Roll Man will likely end up being the record's popular favorites, and for good reason. But other songs may turn out to be more enduring: »»»
Balls CD review - Balls
Elizabeth Cook has come up with another album of unvarnished country music, delivered by her thick-as-molasses twang and solid, stripped-down honky-tonk backing. The album is stuffed to the gills with reasons to listen that ought to attract the attention of anyone partial to contemporary iterations of traditional country. There are shuffles galore, from "He's Got No Heart" and its classic wordplay ("he's got no heart that I know of... I'd shoot him down if I knew »»»
Editorial: Walking the talk – When names like Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Waylon and the Hag are invoked, you're talking hard core country. These are the touchstones of country , the guys who made country music what it was and still is (or maybe can be). When these folks would sing about being down-and-out and the rough-and-tumble, they knew of what they were singing about. Fast forward a few years to the country singers of today. »»»
Concert Review: Jinks wins over fans, especially new ones – Cody Jinks asked the crowd a bit into his show how many had never seen him before. It seemed like Jinks has made a lot of musical inroads into the public's consciousness because roughly three quarters of the audience raised their hands to show that this was their first time. That probably made Jinks feel pretty darn good about how life has been... »»»
Concert Review: Fogerty lives up to his past – Woodstock 50 may never have happened, but that original monumental event was certainly in the air at John Fogerty's My 50 Year Trip Tour before, during and after. The before and after was in the choice of songs that came over the speakers including everything from Jefferson Airplane's "Don't You Want Somebody to Love" to The... »»»
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