Ken & Holly Announce US Tour for The Record

Holly & Ken Stringfellow The Record US Road Show Tour

Ken Stringfellow & Holly have announced tour dates for The Record, the country concept album recorded earlier this year in France. All shows are on sale now!

October 4th – Boulder, Colorado — living room show [Tickets]
October 5th – Denver, Colorado — living room show [Tickets]
October 6th – Jackson, Wyoming — living room show [Tickets]
October 7th – Badlands, South Dakota — living room show [Tickets]
October 8th – Bismarck, North Dakota — Laughing Sun Brewing Co. [Tickets]
October 9th – Minneapolis, Minneapolis — living room show, early supper club show [Tickets]
October 9th – Minneapolis, Minneapolis — later pop-up concert at the Yoga Garden [Tickets]
October 10th – Chicago, Illinois — living room show hosted by Pig & Weasel House Concerts [Tickets]
October 11th – Nashville, Tennessee — living room show [Tickets]
October 13th – Charleston, West Virginia — Fireside Bar & Lounge [Tickets]
October 14th – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania — Liveburgh Studio [Tickets]
October 15th – New York City, New York — Fine & Raw Chocolate Factory [Tickets]
October 16th – Greenwich, Connecticut — living room show [Tickets]
October 17th – New Canaan, Connecticut — living room show [Tickets]
October 18th – Washington, District of Columbia — living room show [Tickets]
October 19th – Durham, North Carolina — living room show [Tickets]
October 21st – Lexington, Kentucky — living room show [Tickets]
October 22nd – Memphis, Tennessee — living room show [Tickets]
October 23rd – Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas — living room show [Tickets]
October 24th – Houston, Texas — living room show [Tickets]
October 26th – El Paso, Texas — Hope & Anchor [Tickets]
October 28th – Los Angeles, California — living room show [Tickets]
October 29th – San Francisco, California — living room show [Tickets]
October 30th – San Francisco, California — living room show [Tickets]
October 31st – San Francisco, California — living room show [Tickets]
November 4th – Portland, Oregon — living room show [Tickets]
November 5th – Portland, Oregon — living room show [Tickets]
November 6th – Seattle, Washington — living room show [Tickets]
November 7th – Seattle, Washington — living room show [Tickets]

JON SOLO SHOWS IN MINNESOTA SOLD OUT

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Fresh off the Bob Mould/Spiral Stairs tour, Jon flies to Minneapolis for two sold-out shows at The Olde Town Creamery in Maple Lake, MN on 10.23 and 10.24.

Also, find a link to Driven By Boredom’s blog and excellent photos from the recent Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival in Brooklyn, NY which Jon performed at here.

“Posies front man Jon Auer gave the crowd a short musical break which was not without humor as he asked a girl in the front row to take a picture of him on stage so he could prove to his mom that he did a show with Eugene Mirman.”

Jon Auer: Two Nights at the Olde Town Creamery

Tickets are NOW available for Jon Auer at the Olde Town Creamery in Maple Lake, MN.

Dates: Friday October 23rd and Saturday October 24th
Time: Doors @ 6:30PM – Show @ 8:00PM
Tickets: $20
This concert is a non-profit/private show. All beverages are complimentary. This event is a potluck, all guests are asked to bring a food item to share. 100% of the proceeds go directly to the artist.

Please email Jackie for tickets @ jasmanagement1@gmail.com with the number of tickets and the day(s) you’re interested in attending. Tickets will sell fast, so sales are based on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Commanding Softly

by Robert Dunstan

Ken Stringfellow (of The Posies) has just released a new solo album, Soft Commands, and we spoke to him over the telephone. He was in the twin cities of St Paul, Minneapolis, touring, as he frequently does, as the unofficial fourth member of US rock supergroup R.E.M. after having toured with that band in the past and having also played guitar on their new album, Around The Sun, as well as on some of the band’s more recent offerings.

What’s the deal with St Paul being known as the twin cities?

“Well, it’s two cities – St Paul and Minneapolis which are adjacent,” Ken kindly explained.

I had first heard of the twin cities via Garrison Keelor’s syndicated US radio show, A Prairie Home Companion.

“Yes, that program is still going strong,” Ken declared. “It’s done here in Lindburgh Theatre, I believe, which is said to be haunted.”

Ken managed to squeeze in a quick US tour to promote Soft Commands before hitting the road with R.E.M.

“It came out in July and I did a three-week solo tour which went great,” he said. “But I must say that I’ve been a little disappointed with the sales. But, hey, what can you do?”

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