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Moreland makes national TV debut tonight

Monday, February 1, 2016 – John Moreland makes his network television debut on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert tonight.

The show airs at 11:35 p.m. eastern on CBS.

Moreland's current album, "High On Tulsa Heat," was released last April to much praise.

Upcoming Moreland tour dates are:

Feb. 18 The Kessler @ Dallas, TX
Feb. 19 Cactus Cafe @ Austin, TX
Feb. 20 Jack's Bar @ San Antonio, TX
Feb. 22 Phoenix, AZ @ Valley Bar
Feb. 23 The Troubadour @ Los Angeles, CA
Feb. 25 Tap It Brewing @ San Luis Obispo, CA
Feb. 26 Noise Pop 2016 @ San Francisco, CA
Feb. 28 Doug Fir @ Portland, OR
March 1 Tractor Tavern @ Seattle, WA
March 2 Main Street Studios @ Walla Walla, WA
March 4 The State Room @ Salt Lake City, UT
March 6 Daniels Hall @ Denver, CO
March 8 Barleycorn's @ Wichita, KS
March 10 Peacemaker Music Series @ Fort Smith, AR
April 1 George's Majestic Lounge @ Fayetteville, AR **
April 2 The Castle Theatre @ Bloomington, IN **
April 3 Codfish Hollow Barnstormers @ Maquoketa, IA **
April 5 Orpheum Theater @ Sioux Falls, SD **
April 6 Majestic Theater @ Madison, WI **
April 7 Eccentric Cafe @ Kalamazoo, MI **
April 8 Beachland Ballroom @ Cleveland, OH **
April 9 The Adelphia (at the Gallery) @ Marietta, OH **
April 10 @ Fed Live @ Harrisburg, PA **
April 12 Skully's Music Diner @ Columbus, OH **
April 13-14 Off Broadway @ St. Louis, MO **
June 2-5 Nelsonville Music Festival @ Nelsonville, OH
June 9-12 Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival @ Manchester, TN

** With Lucero

CD reviews for John Moreland

Big Bad Luv CD review - Big Bad Luv
John Moreland sings songs about love, mostly desperate love - like the variety sung of during The Band-esque "Love is Not an Answer" - on "Big Bad Luv." Via the latter, he confesses, "I don't need an answer/I need you." Yes, he wants love, but he needs connection. Moreland's sound is more roots rock than traditional country, but it's nevertheless an appealing sonic stew. His backing band sounds a little The Grateful Dead-y during the rolling »»»
High on Tulsa Heat CD review - High on Tulsa Heat
Here is a strong songwriter scene which focuses more on poetic lyrics and beautiful music than charts. It is the difference between East Nashville coffeehouses and downtown's tourist row of cover bands. Artists like Sturgill Simpson and Cory Branan provide an escape from the mainstream chart toppers. From this stubbornly resilient anti-scene comes John Moreland, the latest deep songwriter with a punk pedigree. On his latest full length, Moreland, an Okie, pens a dark collection of heart »»»
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: Pistol Annies hit the targets – Pistol Annies, the all-star trio comprised of Miranda Lambert, Ashley Monroe and Angaleena Presley, made the last stop of its short tour a downtown Los Angeles date. This was the last show, that is, until after the pregnant Presley gives birth to her child. Traveling in support of the act's third album "Interstate Gospel," these talented... »»»
Concert Review: Williams brings the joy back – It's not as if Lucinda Williams has been idle. Far from it this year, but 20 years on, Williams decided to trot out her masterpiece "Car Wheels on a Gravel Road" as the centerpiece of her tour. Music and artist have held up exceedingly well. Williams had always been a well thought of performer, although she was not too big when it came... »»»
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