Justin Townes Earle Keeps Being Awesome

Features — By on July 4, 2011 11:47 pm

 

“Slippin’ and Slidin'” is the first official music video from Justin Townes Earle‘s really, really good album Harlem River Blues. The video is a personal look at Earle’s adopted home, New York. Paste Magazine is premiering the video HERE.

Also Earle has got a whole bunch of tour dates coming up, including a free show in Brooklyn, New York tomorrow night!

06.30.11 / Brooklyn, NY / Prospect Park Bandshell

07.03.11 / Roskilde, Denmark / Roskilde Festival

07.15.11 / Vancouver, BC / Vancouver Folk Music Festival

07.16.11 / Vancouver, BC / Vancouver Folk Music Festival

07.20.11 / UK, Milton, Keynes / The Stables

07.22.11 / UK, Perth / Southern Fried Festival

07.23.11 / UK, Gateshead / The Summertyme Americana Festival

07.24.11 / UK, Oxfordshire / Truck Festival

07.26.11 / UK, York / The Duchess

07.27.11 / UK, Sheffield / The Greystones

07.29.11 / UK, Cambridge / Cambridge Folk Festival

07.31.11 / Newport, RI / Newport Folk Festival

08.06.11 / Apple Valley, MN / Minnesota Zoo Amphitheater @

08.11.11 / Birmingham, AL / Sirote Theatre at Alys Stephens Center

08.12.11 / Mobile, AL / Saenger Theater *

08.18.11 / Pittsburgh, PA / Mr Smalls Theater %

08.19.11 / Schwenksville, PA / The Philadelphia Folk Festival

08.20.11 / Alexandria, VA / The Birchmere %

08.22.11 / Northampton, MA / Iron Horse Music Hall %

08.23.11 / Portland, ME / Port City Music Hall %

08.25.11 / Ottawa, ON / Ottawa Folk Festival

08.26.11 / Toronto, ON / Horseshoe Tavern %

08.27.11 / Detroit, MI / The Magic Stick %

08.29.11 / Columbus, OH / The Rumba Cafe %

08.30.11 / Louisville, KY / Headliners %

09.16.11 / Bristol, TN / Rhythm & Roots Festival

09.28.11 / Los Angeles, CA / The Music Box * $

10.05.11 / Portland, OR / Aladdin Theater * $

10.07.11 / Seattle, WA / Showbox * $

@ w/ Wanda Jackson

% w/ Shovels & Rope

*co-headline w/ Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit

$ w/ support from Caitlin Rose

Oh yeah! Earle is also part of an all-star cast of contributors who appear on the Buddy Holly tribute album, Rave On (released on June 28). Other artists on the compilation include The Black Keys, Cee Lo, Paul McCartney, JTE labelmates Detroit Cobras, and many others. You can find purchase links and more information HERE.

AOL Spinner recently premiered behind-the-scenes footage of Justin recording his Buddy cover – “Maybe Baby” – in the studio: http://www.spinner.com/2011/06/22/justin-townes-earle-buddy-holly-maybe-baby


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