Friday, March 27, 2015

Gary Clark, Jr. announces summer tour, coming to Raleigh

Texas guitarist and singer-songwriter Gary Clark, Jr. stopped in Raleigh last fall to play Farm Aid but this summer he'll make his was back to town for a proper headlining show.

Clark will play North Carolina Museum of Art in Raleigh on Wednesday, June 17. Tickets are on sale now via Etix for $29 or $40.

Gary Clark, Jr. released a live album last year titled simply titled Gary Clark, Jr. Live. Check out Clark's performance of "Catfish Blues" from Farm Aid in Raleigh last year below. The song can also be found on the live album.

The Both (Aimee Mann & Ted Leo) add spring dates

The super duo The Both, Aimee Mann and Ted Leo, will head down to Atlanta to play the Shaky Knees Festival in May, which is great for fans in the Triangle because they'll make their way here the next day to play a headline show.

The Both will play the Cat's Cradle in Carrboro on Monday, May 11. Tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. today, March 27, via Ticketfly for $22.

Check out the band's full performance for KEXP last August below that features six songs from their self-titled debut.

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Culture Club announces new album 'Tribes,' summer tour

Boy George and the lads of Culture Club will release their first new album in 16 years later this year titled Tribes and the band has just announced a North American summer tour that will bring them to the Triangle.

Culture Club will play Koka Booth Amphitheatre in Cary on Tuesday, August 11. Tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. on Friday, March 27, via the venue box office and Etix for $35 to $65.

Check out Culture Club performing their hit "Karma Chameleon" at Edinburgh Castle last year below.

Ingrid Michaelson announces 'Summer Night Out' tour with Jukebox the Ghost

Pop singer-songwriter Ingrid Michaelson brought her stripped down tour to the Carolina Theatre in Durham last fall, but when she'll bring the full band when she heads on the Summer Night Out tour with Jukebox the Ghost this summer.

Michaelson and Jukebox the Ghost will play the The Ritz in Raleigh on Thursday, June 4. Oh Honey will open. Tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. on Friday, March 27, via Ticketmaster for $25. The artist and LiveNation pre-sales have already begun.

Check out Ingrid Michael's new music video for "Time Machine" from her latest album Lights Out below. The video features a slew of actors and comedians including Rainn Wilson, Jorge Garcia, Donald Faison, David Koechner, Matt Jones, Brian Baumgartner, Garret Dillahunt, Rob Delaney and Steve Agee.

Neko Case announces summer 2015 tour

After spending much of last year touring with The New Pornographers in support of their latest album Brill Bruisers, songstress Neko Case will head back out on the road this year on a solo tour that will bring her to the Triangle.

Case will return to the North Carolina Museum of Art in Raleigh on Friday, June 19. Tickets are on sale now via Etix for $26 or $35.

Anti- Records will reissue Case's 2006 album Fox Confessor Brings the Flood on red vinyl for Record Store Day on April 18. Stream the full album below.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Tedeschi Trucks Band & Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings announce 'Wheels of Soul' summer tour

Tedeschi Trucks Band and Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings will team up this summer on the Wheels of Soul tour that will take them to amphitheaters across the U.S.

One of the stops on the tour will be at Koka Booth Amphitheatre in Cary on Saturday, July 18. Doyle Bramhall II will open. Tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. on Friday, March 27, via the venue box office and Etix for $44.50 or $75.

Check out Tedeschi Trucks Band performing "Keep on Growing" at a show from Boston in December and also a video of a full Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings show in Paris below.