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Lane kicks off tour

Wednesday, October 21, 2015 – Nikki Lane kicks off a 33-date North American headline tour that will this week in Georgia with dates in New York, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Chicago, Detroit, D.C., Seattle, San Francisco and Canada for the first time

Nashville garage rockers Clear Plastic Masks will open all dates.

Lane's year has included back-to-back tours with Jenny Lewis and Shakey Graves, festivals including Newport Folk, Big Barrel, Bumbershoot, Mountain Jam, Shaky Knees, Red Wing Roots, Wanderlust and Stagecoach.

The Nashville resident also has been busy readying the new incarnation of her vintage clothing boutique High Class Hillbilly. The shop, which is partially filled with pieces she collects while on tour, will celebrate the grand opening at its new location at 4604 Gallatin Pike Nashville this Thursday, Oct. 23, with a party featuring performances by Lane, Hurray for the Riff Raff and Clear Plastic Masks.

Following her upcoming tour, Lane will head back in to the studio with producer Jonathan Wilson (Father John Misty, Conor Oberst) to finish work on her new record slated for mid 2016.

Tour dates are:
Oct. 22 - Nashville, TN - High Class Hillbilly
Oct. 23 - Roswell, GA - Roswell Culture Arts Center
Oct. 24 - Tampa, FL - Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park - Tampa Pig Jig On The River
Oct. 26 - Macon, GA - Cox Capitol Theatre
Oct. 28 - Carrboro, NC - Cat's Cradle
Oct. 29 - Philadelphia, PA - Johnny Brenda's
Oct. 30 - Washington, DC - Gypsy Sallys
Nov. 1 - Cambridge, MA - The Sinclair
Nov. 2 - New York, NY - Bowery Ballroom
Nov. 4 - Portland, ME - Port City Music Hall
Nov. 5 - Jim Thorpe, PA - Mauch Chunk Opera House
Nov. 6 - Toronto, ON - The Silver Dollar Room
Nov. 7 - Detroit, MI - Marble Bar
Nov. 8 - Cleveland, OH - Beachland Tavern
Nov. 10 - Cincinnati, OH - The Woodward Theater
Nov. 11 - Indianapolis, IN - The Hi-Fi
Nov. 12 - Chicago, IL - Double Door
Nov. 13 - Milwaukee, WI - The Cactus Club
Nov. 14 - Green Bay, WI - Lyric Room
Nov. 15 - Minneapolis, MN - Fine Line Music Cafe
Nov. 17 - Bozeman, MT - The Filling Station
Nov. 19 - Seattle, WA - Neumos
Nov. 21 - Vancouver, BC - The Cobalt
Nov. 22 - Portland, OR - Dante's
Nov. 24 - Felton, CA - Don Quixote's Int'l Music Hall
Nov. 25 - Sacramento, CA - Harlow's
Nov. 27 - San Francisco, CA - Great American Music Hall
Nov. 28 - Los Angeles, CA - The Roxy
Nov. 29 - Santa Ana, CA - The Observatory
Dec. 1 - San Diego, CA - Irenic
Dec. 3 - Las Vegas, NV - Beauty Bar
Dec. 5 - Salt Lake City, UT - Kilby Court
Dec. 6 - Denver, CO - Bluebird Theater
Dec. 8 - Lawrence, KS - Granada Theater
Dec. 9 - Lincoln, NE - Vega
Feb. 7-11 - Miami, FL - Outlaw Country Cruise
March 5 - Mt. Pleasant, SC - Charleston Wine and Food Festival

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Highway Queen CD review - Highway Queen
It's lonely out there for listeners these days - a lot of country music wants to be pop, while Americana's gone alternative. Is there anybody out there who still wants to write accessible songs with real instruments, ideally without boring or depressing us? Fortunately, Nikki Lane has been applying for this job for some time. "Highway Queen" is her third release following "All or Nothin'," produced by Black Keys' Dan Auerbach and a high watermark that »»»
All Or Nothin' CD review - All Or Nothin'
"Any day or night time, it's always the right time/It's always the right time to do the wrong thing." Those are the first words that greet listeners who are brave enough and smart enough to cue up Nikki Lane's ruggedly perfect "All or Nothin'" and press "play." Part of Lane's appeal is that she's a throwback to the country women of old, a tough, no-nonsense, straight-shooting honky tonk girl who knows when to get dressed up and when to get messed up. »»»
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: Kristofferson gives insight, but no easy answers – When they say music gets better with age, they're not always just talking about songs alone; sometimes they're also referring to the listener. When Kris Kristofferson sings, "Well, I woke up Sunday morning/With no way to hold my head that didn't hurt," to smartly open "Sunday Mornin' Comin' Down," he... »»»
Concert Review: No sugarcoating, Welch dishes out an experience – Gillian Welch (accompanied, as always, by master guitarist David Rawlings), celebrated her "The Harrow & The Harvest" album with a powerful night of music. She apologized many times for the utter unhappiness expressed through this album's songs, admitting it's "not the most chipper album" at one point.... »»»
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