Dave Ray Street Naming!
On Monday, November 24th at 1 pm, the City of St. Paul will officially co-name the section of Franklin between Berry and Eustis Ave "Dave Ray Ave."
Ray, a member of influential Twin Cities folk blues trio Koerner, Ray & Glover who influenced everyone from Dylan to David Bowie, was born in St. Paul; Franklin & Berry was the location of the insurance business he took over from his father.
We hope you'll be able to join us for the ceremony and be sure to tell your friends. Everyone is invited!
Thanks to the City of St. Paul for their support!
Dale Watson on Wait Wait Don't Tell Me!
Dale Watson was on NPR's Wait, Wait Don't Tell Me this past Saturday explaining Chicken S**t Bingo to Peter Sagal, defining Ameriplitan Music and highlighting his Sherlock Holmes knowledge.
If you missed it you can listen to the segment here!
Dave Ray Legacy Release & CD Celebration!
We The response we've been getting from fans and critics to Dave Ray Legacy has been amazing. Thank you everyone for the support.
We're honoring Dave and celebrating his music with a special concert even at the Minnesota History Center on Sunday, November 9th. This concert will feature performances from 'Spider' John Koerner, Tony Glover, Charlie Parr, Camille Baudoin (of the Radiators), John Beach Band, Willie Murphy & Max Ray, Bingham & Thorne, David Babb & Randy Webb (of The Liquor Pigs), and Jeff Dagenhardt.
Order Legacy from Red House Records today!
Pieta Brown Interview & Video on CMT!
Pieta Brown's video for "Do You Know?" recently premiered on CMT.com along with an interview talking about the song. The duet with Amos Lee is a sweet,bouncing song from Paradise Outlaw that BLURT Magazine calls "one of the best folk discs in recent memory."
Dave Ray Legacy Available Worldwide!
Dave Ray Legacy, the 55-track collection of rare and unreleased material from one of the unsung heros of blues music is now available! Ray's friend and musical cohort, Tony Glover combed through recordings from live performances and unreleased studio material and selected material that traces Ray's career from 1962-2002.
Legacy captures the mastery of Dave Ray's influence that has reached John Lennon, Bob Dylan, David Bowie, Bonnie Raitt and countless more. Legacy is a must for blues afficionados and fans of American roots music.
Dave Ray Avenue!
The St. Paul City Council has approved the naming of a segment of Franklin Ave. in St. Paul, MN to be "co-named" Dave Ray Ave. in honor of the legendary blues musician. The segment of street between Berry and Eustis is the location of the offices where he sold insurance and many musicians would crash over the years.
This is all a part of the celebration of Dave Ray with the release of the 3-CD collection Legacy and the big tribute show on November 9th at the Minnesota History Center with 'Spider' John Koerner, Tony Glover, Charlie Parr, Bingham & Thorn, and more!
Paul Geremia Recovery Update!
In June, beloved bluesman Paul Geremia suffered a stroke. He is staying with a friend in Providence as he continues to regain his health.
There is currently a campaign on 'You Caring' to help with funds for his extended care. You may donate or simply offer your words of support. Click here!
Fire on the Nile is Out!
The fresh new progressive jazz album from Dean Magraw & Eric Kamau Gravtt is finally here!
Order your copy of Fire on the Nile today! Order online or call us at 800-695-4687.
Paradise Outlaw Out Now!
Pieta Brown's Paradise Outlaw is officially available world-wide! This is an exciting new release from one of the powerful voices in folk and Americana music. Check out the brand new video for "Ricochet!"
Order Paradise Outlaw direct from Red House on-line or over the phone at 1-800-695-4687.
Eliza Gilkyson's New Video for "Fast Freight!"
Check out the new video for "Fast Freight" featuring a guest appearance by Ray Bonneville. The song was written by her father, Terry Gilkyson and the video was directed by Eliza's son, Cisco Ryder Gilliland. This is a truly family affair. Pick up The Nocturne Diaries here!
Paradise Outlaw Tour Dates & Video Premier!
Pieta Brown is proud to announce her fall tour behind her forthcoming album Paradise Outlaw! In addition to her solo dates, she'll also join Iris Dement and Greg Brown on a handful of dates. In anticipation of this Paste is unveiling another brand new video for "Before Gas and TV" from the record!
11/19/14 - Jammin’ Java - Vienna, VA
11/20/14 - Sellersville Theater 1894 - Sellersville, PA
11/21/14 - World Cafe Live - Wilmington, DE
11/22/14 - Towne Crier Cafe - Beacon, NY
11/23/14 - City Winery NYC- New York, NY
12/13/14 - The Englert (co-bill w/The Pines) - Iowa City, IA
Dale Watson in Oxford American Texas Issue!
Oxford American Magazine has just announced that they will be publishing a special issue in December that shines a spotlight on Texas music. Dale Watson, who will be featured in the issue, was on hand at the press conference along with Mathew McConaughey, Ray Wylie Hubbard, and Jason Roberts to announce this exciting project!