Justin Townes Earle at the Gild Hall in Arden with special guest Gill Landry
Event on 2015-02-26 20:00:00
Following the success of his critically-acclaimed-fifth-studio-album, Single Mothers, Justin Townes Earle is pleased to announce the release of the companion album, Absent Fathers. Comprised of 10 tracks, Absent Fathers was recorded alongside Single Mothers as a double album, but as Justin began to sequence it, he felt each half needed to make its own statement and they took on their own identities. Absent Fathers will be released January 13, 2015. Single Mothers was released on September 9, 2014 via Vagrant Records and is available now on iTunes. Combined with Absent Fathers, the double album perfectly showcases exactly why Justin Townes Earle is considered a forefather of Contemporary Americana. Hailed as an album that's "showing the world that alt-country can be pretty dope," (Noisey/Vice), Single Mothers has had great radio success, peaking at #2 on Americana radio charts at #18 at Non-Comm. In support, Justin is currently finishing the second leg of a huge US tour and will heading to Europe in January to support Absent Fathers. This is an XPN Welcomes event. Produced in partnership with The Grand Opera House in Wilmington. Gill Landry For a meat and potatoes opening to his bio, Gill Landry is a singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist from Louisiana. But he's also a photographer, a traveler, a painter, a storyteller, a mechanic, etc It would take a novel to tell his tale. From hustling the streets of Paris to hitchhiking America on day labor and daydreams, he's slept beneath bridges with his brothers and in the beds of lordy estates. He began his music career busking on the streets of New Orleans, cutting his teeth through the ranks, interpreting life from the curb up. He released his first solo album "The Ballad of Lawless Soirez" in 2007 on the Nettwerk label and has been performing as a member of the band Old Crow Medicine Show since 2005.
at Arden Gild Hall
2126 The Highway
Wilmington, United States