Following the release of his acclaimed new album Joy Of Nothing, Foy Vance's song "Closed Hand, Full Of Friends" now has a music video, directed by Gregg Houston of Babysweet Productions. The accompanying video was recently shot on the River Tay in Perthshire, accidentally causing a mystery case for the local Police that was picked up by BBC Scotland.
Last year, this Top 15 list was dominated by new albums by the head honchos of the Allman Brothers gang — Gregg Allman, Warren Haynes and Derek Trucks.
I did it. I played electric guitar live with the band for the first time. And by golly, it wasn’t as terrifying as I thought it would be. In fact, it was really fun!
Honestly, even though I’ve played acoustic guitar for many years, most of the time when I perform live, my duties consist of singing only. No playing. Why? I dunno. It just happened that way. What I’m trying to say is, much of what follows can probably be applied to live acoustic performance, too.
Guitarist Bonnie Raitt has added 11 new dates to her 2012 Slipstream Tour, which now has swelled to more than 80 dates.
Second nights also have been added in Chicago, Nashville and New York. Los Angeles, Austin and San Diego and other cities have been added to the fall leg of her tour.
The first leg of Raitt's tour kicks off May 1. Get full tour dates and ticketing info right here.
Raitt's new album, Slipstream, will be released April 10 via Redwing Records.
Bonnie Raitt 2012 Tour: Fall Leg
Bonnie Raitt has joined the growing list of artists planning new releases in 2012.
Her new album, Slipstream, will be out April 10. It will be her first new studio album in seven years and the debut album for her own label, Redwing Records.