Lynne joins the Turkey Day parade
Friday, November 4, 2011
– Shelby Lynne will appear in the live broadcast of the 85th Anniversary Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade from New York City.
Riding on the Marion-Carole Showboat float, Lynne will perform Ain't Nothin' Like Christmas, an original song from her first-ever holiday album, "Merry Christmas." This year's parade, which also features such artists as Rodney Atkins, Mary J. Blige, Cobra Starship and Cee Lo Green, will air nationwide on NBC-TV on Thursday, Nov. 24.
The song ships to radio later this month. Lynne's newest album, "Revelation Road," was released this fall.
Lynne's current North American solo acoustic headlining tour will wrap up on Nov. 17 in Clearwater, Fla. The remaining dates are as follows:
Nov. 5-6 Philadelphia, PA Tin Angel
Nov. 7 Annapolis, MD Rams Head On Stage
Nov. 8 Alexandria, VA Birchmere
Nov. 10 Charlottesville, VA Southern Music Hall
Nov. 12 Shelby, NC The Don Gibson Theatre
Nov. 14 Decatur, GA Eddie's Attic
Nov. 17 Clearwater, FL Capitol Theatre
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I Can't Imagine
Shelby Lynne really needs to figure out who she is if she ever wants to be something more than the answer to the trivia question "What artist won a Grammy for best new artist after releasing 6 albums over 12 years?" Is she a country singer? Blues? Is she Dusty Springfield reincarnated? Why can't she find a style and stick with it?"
That's what they say anyway, but maybe they're wrong. Maybe Shelby figured out a long time ago who she was and how she wanted to sing. »»»
I Am Shelby Lynne (Deluxe Version)
The ironies surrounding Shelby Lynne's sixth album, 1999's "I Am Shelby
Lynne," were as thick as mutant kudzu at the time. After a quintet of
albums that garnered Lynne a ton of peer respect and negligible sales, the
singer/songwriter extricated herself from a Nashville star machine that
seemed determined to sculpt her talent in its witless image.
Lynne moved to California, reinvented herself as herself, enlisted the talents of producer Bill Bottrell »»»
Revelatiom Road Deluxe Edition
It's been 14 years since Shelby Lynne released her soulful, country-tinged album "I Am Shelby Lynne." And over the course of that time, Lynne has had her share of ups and a few creative downs. However on this latest (reissued here with bonus tracks, a live club recording and a second live disc from London plus a DVD about the making the disc), Lynne tends to go into another soulful but equally roots-y realm on the opening title track. It's not a surprise she taps into this »»»
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: Gayle, Orlando provide good old-fashioned entertainment
Although this pairing of country star Crystal Gayle and Tony Orlando may have - on the surface - appeared to be an odd one, tonight's audience demonstratively loved each performer equally. It was an evening of memorable songs, fun and funny stories and just good old-fashioned entertainment.
Gayle opened the show with a strong set of country... »»»
Concert Review: With or without band, Isbell satisfies
Usually, when an artist performs without his regular backing band, it becomes about mathematics of subtraction. That artist is armed with far fewer artistic weapons at his/her disposal, after all. In Jason Isbell's case, though, when he performed with just his wife and fiddler Amanda Shires, it was more about substitution than subtraction.... »»»
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