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Lane travels with "Highway Queen"

Monday, November 28, 2016 – Nikki Lane will release her third album, "Highway Queen," via New West Records on Feb. 17th, 2017, she announced today.

Lane, who delves in Outlaw Country, produced the 10-song set with fellow singer-songwriter Jonathan Tyler. Recorded in Denton, Texas at Matt Pence's Echo Lab Studio as well as Club Roar in Nashville, the disc features the Texas Gentlemen as her band

Lane will appear at this year's Stagecoach Festival on Saturday, April 29 and the Stagecoach Spotlight Nikki Lane Highway Queen Tour was announced today. as well with dates from February through April. The tour kicks off on Feb. 22 in Birmingham, Ala. with Tyler as a special guest, as well as Brent Cobb, and Robert Ellis on select dates. Tickets for the Stagecoach Spotlight: Highway Queen tour go on sale this Friday, Dec. 2 at 10 a.m. local time.

Lane, a Greenville, S.C. native, debuted with "Walk of Shame" and followed up with 2014's Dan Auerbach-produced "All of Nothin'."

Songs on the new CD are:
1. 700,000 Rednecks
2. Highway Queen
3. Lay You Down
4. Jackpot
5. Companion
6. Big Mouth
7. Foolish Heart
8. Send The Sun
9. Muddy Waters
10. Forever Lasts Forever

Tour dates are:
Dec. 31 - Dallas, TX @ Granada Theater
Jan. 6, 9 - Steamboat Springs, CO @ Steamboat Music Fest
Feb. 22 - Birmingham, AL @ Saturn*
Feb. 23 - Atlanta, GA @ Terminal West*
Feb. 24 - Columbia, SC @ New Brookland Tavern*
Feb. 25 - Asheville, NC @ The Grey Eagle*
Feb. 26 - Chapel Hill, NC @ Cat's Cradle*
Feb. 27 - Washington, DC @ U Street Music Hall*
Feb. 28 - Philadelphia, PA @ Underground Arts Blackbox*
March 2 - Brooklyn, NY @ Music Hall of Williamsburg*
March 3 - Boston, MA @ Sinclair*
March 4 - Montreal, QC @ Bar Le Ritz*
March 5 - Toronto, ON @ Horseshoe Tavern*
March 7 - Cleveland, OH @ Beachland Ballroom*
March 8 - Louisville, KY @ Headliners*
March 9 - Bloomington, IN @ Bluebird*
March 10 - St. Louis, MO @ Off Broadway*
March 11 - Chicago, IL @ Lincoln Hall*
March 13 - Milwaukee, WI @ Turner Hall Ballroom*
March 14 - Minneapolis, MN @ Turf Club*
March 17 - Bozeman, MT @ Filling Station*
March 18 - Boise, ID @ The Olympic*
March 20 - Seattle, WA @ Tractor Tavern*
March 21 - Portland, OR @ Doug Fir*
March 23 - San Francisco, CA @ Socail Hall San Fransisco*
March 24 - Los Angeles, CA @ El Rey*
March 25 - Las Vegas, NV @ Beauty Bar*
March 26 - Salt Lake City, UT @ Urban Lounge*
March 27 - Denver, CO @ Bluebird Theater*
April 6 - Savannah, GA @ Savannah Music Festival
April 29 - Indio, CA @ Stagecoach Festival
* Stagecoach Spotlight tour

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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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