(Quick note - I'm playing a solo show in Louisville, KY tonight, Tuesday Aug 30th at the Highlands Taproom 10pm FREE)
Just what is Microfundo?!?!? Well, you'll have to go check it out for yourself. I can say, "Power to the People!"
I will tell you that I'm working with them to promote my big NYC homecoming show this Friday, Sept. 2nd at Union Hall!! After a string of fantastic solo shows in Colorado, I'm ready for some electricity with Hobson's Choice!!! AND as part of that, I'm offering my latest studio EP, "When You're Dancing," a four song selection of rootsy rock 'n' roll tunes at the special price of 'name your own price' through Tuesday!!
Phew, what a summer!! It's not quite over yet. I've got one more show here in Colorado this evening, then a few shows on the way back to Irene drenched New York City!! AND a full band show to celebrate my return and the coming of Autumn. Here's what's coming up in the next week for me!
08/28 - Boulder, CO
* The Laughing Goat - 9pm
08/30 - Louisville, KY
* Highlands Taproom - 10pm
----> I'll be alternating sets (and playing with) The Breedings!!
08/31 - Thomas, WV
* The Purple Fiddle - 8pm
09/02 - Brooklyn, NY
* Union Hall - 9pm
----> Full band "Hobson's Choice" homecoming show!!
-------->I'll also be playing with Denton directly after!
AND my new live acoustic EP "Adventures in Motion: Part II" is now available, ONLY at shows!!
That's right, Thomas Bryan Eaton (that's me) will be heading to the Front Range for a solo tour this August; his first tour in the Rocky Mountain state since the legendary Cletus & the Barnburners tour or 2005!!Here are the dates:
08/25 - Colorado Springs, CO
* Jives Coffee 8pm
08/26 - Denver, CO
* Cork & Coffee 7pm
08/27 - Ft. Collins, CO
* Avogadro's Number 8pm
-->opening for Spring Creek
08/28 - Boulder, CO
* The Laughing Goat 9pm
In honor of such momentous occasions, Thomas has released a new edition in his live EP series, "Adventures in Motion: Part II" which features acoustic takes on three unreleased originals and one classic Delmore Brothers song available ONLY at shows!!
You heard it here first!! Or maybe somewhere else...but you're here now reading about it!!! Here are all the details:
Who -- Thomas Bryan Eaton with his band Hobson's Choice
What -- Good times, drinks and dancing
Where -- Brooklyn Bowl (61 Wythe at N.11th)
When -- 8pm, Sunday July 17th
Why -- because we can
How -- if you have to ask...
In honor of my new tires, this weekend I'll be heading to my old stomping grounds in upstate New York. First a couple solo sets; starting in Rochester at Boulder Coffee on June 16th, then in Cortland where I'll be opening up for good friends Digger Jones at The Stone Lounge on June 17th.
THEN this Saturday, June 18th, I'll be having the good fortune of playing with my band Hobson's Choice at my favorite venue (The Chapterhouse) in my favorite town (Ithaca)!!! What good fortune. Opening the show will be the new powerhouse duo, Sunday Vipers featuring Steve Gollnick and Billy Cote.
Here's a new video of a solo rendition of my tune "I Can't Hear" from the American Folk Art Museum a few months back.
That's right, we're pulling out all the stops tonight to celebrate the Mexican army's unlikely victory over French forces at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862. Get ready for "The Hobson's Choice Big Band!!" Tonight, May 5, 2011, 11pm at Spike Hill.
Whew, after a whirlwind first part of The Together Again Spring Tour 2011, I'm back home in lovely Brooklyn, enjoying some beautiful spring weather, and getting ready for Part II of this mighty tour!!
Part II will find me teaming up with my dear friend Michaela Anne, AND I'll be playing the shows with my full band, Hobson's Choice!!! Which is sweet.
We'll be hitting up Franklin's Tower in Albany, NY and Radio Bean in Burlington, VT as well as a private party that you're invited to in Hague, NY, just get in touch!! For all the details, see the dates below!
To wet your whistle, check out a video I took of Michaela at her record release show a few weeks back (I got to take a break on a few tunes to just sit and listen!). It's a slow and beautiful build of a song with a face-melting lap steel break from my dear friend Raphael McGregor.
It's finally getting warm here in nyc and that means it's time to hit the road! Yup, this summer promises to be adventurous to say the least... :)
First up are some dates in April with my good friends The Breedings from Nashville. Starting this Friday with what is shaping up to be a spectacular show at Bar Matchless in Brooklyn; featuring not only the Breedings, but my electric band Hobson's Choice, Serena Jean & Digger Jones (who just put out a fantastic new album!!). Then we'll be heading south for a week of shows that I'll be playing solo sets as well as jamming with the Breedings! Sweet.
Part II of The Together Again Spring Tour 2011 will see me making my way up north to do some co-bills with my dear friend Michaela Anne. I'll have a full band for this leg of the tour!! here's all the dates, click on the date for more info:
....for the spring!! and the Summer!!! Much fun will be had. Much music will be played. Check back here for all the details. Already got a sweet April tour mostly booked with the Breedings, my good friends from Nashville.
Here's a new track from an acoustic show I did in January -
Oh yeah, AND I put out an EP of rock 'n' roll music recently!! Check it out right here-
Join us this Friday, February 18th at Zebulon in Brooklyn, NY for a celebration of the release of my new EP, "When You're Dancing." In honor of such endeavors, I've assembled my live band, Hobson's Choice to give the tunes (and you) a proper workout. AND it's FREE!!! Here's the night's lineup:
------Special first day introductory prices only on bandcamp------ $1.99 until I wake up, then $2.49 until I go to teach the youth of Scarsdale, then $2.99 forevermore You can also find it by a simple search on iTunes, Amazon or what have you. Also of note: -release party Feb. 18th at Zebulon -Vinyl pressing forthcoming