Friday, February 26, 2010

DBT Week in Review - 2/26/10


DBT touring this summer with Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers!

Drive-By Truckers - Tour Dates


Listen up, y'all!

"Drive-By Truckers and ATO Records are looking for enthusiastic fans to organize and host a listening party for the Drive-By Trucker's upcoming album 'The Big To-Do'."

Mountain Stage Radio Affiliates
Drive By Truckers played Mountain Stage in February 2009. Many NPR affiliates will be airing that episode during the weekend of February 26-28 2010. A complete list of stations that carry the show can be found at the attached link. The following week DBT's set will be posted at and archived for continued access. Rock!



Interview- Pull out the To-Do list: Drive-By Truckers play two nights at the Jeff | The Hook News Blog:
"Despite their improbable fairy-tale rise to prominence, Drive-By Truckers are now arguably the South’s preeminent alt-country rockers. Fueled by booze and buzz over their character-driven, lyrically-provoking albums, the Athens, Georgia-based band balances Southern charm with backwoods rowdiness, poignantly nostalgic imagery, and a rousing three-guitar approach to country rock.

“We respect our audiences– times are hard, and it amazed me last year, with the horrendous downturn in the economy, that we had packed houses for most shows,” frontman Patterson Hood says. “We don’t take that for granted. It’s a cliche that every show counts, but it does.”"

DBT tunes up on a govt website. Via NB.

Some Road Songs - Highway History - FHWA:
"While we were working on FHWA By Day, Deborah Vocke challenged me to come up with a list of highway songs. Her challenge was prompted by the video for the B-52's 'Love Shack,' which shows the quartet driving in their car singing, 'I'm heading down the Atlanta highway.' I looked through my LP and cassette collection and copied the highway songs onto cassettes. They turned out to be fun to listen to in the car or on my regular long walks around Washington.

Deborah and I talked about writing an article on highway songs when we were preparing material for the issue of Public Roads dedicated to the 40th anniversary of the Interstate System (Summer 1996). Somehow, time ran out on that idea, but I kept collecting and taping."

Drive-By Truckers tickets are going fast – Cape Fear Music - Wilmington Star News - Wilmington, NC - Archive


turning me on | jay gonzalez


It that a road tech Justin I see? Via Lurleen... I think.

Flaming Lips Santa Claus // Current



Sessions: Dexateens | American Songwriter



Not wrong, just illegal - Winnipeg Free Press:
"I support the act of file sharing and argue that the free sharing of these forms of intellectual property would likely produce, overall, more good than harm for society."


Peter Grumbine said...

basically, each week this year, there's been more and more dbt news that's better and better. honestly, it's getting a little crazy. by June, I'm pretty sure EZB will be healing the blind.

JPW said...

Shhhh! Don't be giving away Monday's drop. Cooley will make you blind and EZB will heal your ass.

It really is getting a little crazy and it has just started. Repeat. It. has. just. started.

I may have to go to the doctor for priapism.

Lurleen said...

Hey hon. Can't take credit for the Justin vid. I think that came from Swamp. Can't wait to see you in May!

illy_b2001 said...


MELLOW MUSHROOM EMORY will host a listening party on THURSDAY MARCH 11. Great food and great beer specials. All are welcome!

Mellow Mushroom Emory
1679 Lavista Rd
Atlanta, GA 30329