Bands I've booked for Gram InterNational: Lydia Loveless | Sturgill Simpson | Jock Bartley (Firefall, Gram Parsons) | Bob Buchanan (Hickory Wind) | The Burrito Brothers | Walter Egan (Magnet & Steel, Burritos) | Jon Byrd | David Serby | Chris James & the Gram Band | Don Pedigo & Grand Persons | Girls Guns & Glory | Sleepless Nights | James Scott Bullard | Regina Lanier | Don Gallardo & How Far West | The Coal Men | American Aquarium | Porter Hall Tennessee | Glenna Bell | BJ O'Malley | Chuckanut Drive | Kelsey Waldon | Jimmy Pizzitola | Jennifer Brantley Band | The Youngers | Allen Thompson | Joe Whyte | Brian Molnar & the Broken Hearts | Cosmic American Derelicts | Highway Ghosts | 25 Pearl | Loose Salute | Jeff Byrd & Dirty Finch | Joe Maynard & the Musties | The Molenes | Ireland's Lynda Lucas | Rockin' Horse Rodeo | Twang 'em High | Derek Hoke | Jenee Halstead | Nora Jane Struthers | Anne McCue | Sarah Blacker | Maureen Kavanaugh | Emily Morwen | The Brooklyns | The Weisstronauts | Gilded Splinters | Rebecca Jed | The Marshtones | Big Tobacco | Whitney Rose | The Key Frames | Joshua P James & the Paper Planes | The Pilgrim Rose | Drunk Woman | The Unseen Strangers | Jacques & the Shakey Boys | Kate Boothman & Sunbear | Donna Frost | Sunday Valley | Devious Angels | Casey James Prestwood & the Burning Angels | Ernie Hendrickson | Rivals of the Peacemaker | The Lawless Brothers | The Hoyle Brothers | Majors Junction | Rich Mahan & the Cocktail Heroes | Cree Rider | High Fashioned Kings | Union Electric | Aaron Raitiere | Jerry Mincey | Jerry Leger & the Situation | Charlie Pate | Trevor McSpadden | The Molly Conley Band | Kayla Howran | GT Harris & the Gunslingers | Ray Harris | Jacques & the Valdanes | Lucky Mike & the Real Deal | Dani Nash | Natalie Noone & the Maybes | Ed Bridge | Jack Rugan | Michael McDonald | Leslie Basala | Mike Allen | Emma Caroline | Thor Platter | Last of the Red Hot Burritos | Brent Kirby | Zach Ryan & the Renegades | Rachel Brown & the Beatnik Playboys | Cole Washburn | Larry Sepulvado & the Sin City Band | Buffalo Stack | Tokyo Rosenthal | The Camonas | The Tangled Hears | The Chris Watts Band | Billard Blossom | The Northern Empties | The Lost Anglers | Local 164
Click link below (or copy out) for The Tennessean's blog/article on the upcoming Gram Parsons Tribute Night Nashville.
Let's not lose sight of what the Tribute Night is all about. It's going to be a lot of fun, but the mission remains the same: to induct one of the greatest country artists of all time into the Country Music Hall of Fame.
Sign at http://www.gramparsonspetition.com
Nomination Proposal for CMA based on their rules & format: http://www.atticweb.com/Nomination091908.pdf
Now Available to All: Collector's Item: 1st Gram Parsons Petition Party shirt, 35th year to day of his death last Sept 19. Order this collector's item from the first Gram Parsons Petition Party: "Together Again - In the Hall of Fame." $15 includes shipping for this 100% cotton T-shirt, desert sand color. Email me at songs at atticweb dot com or go to www.cypresscowboy.com.
COME ALL! Cross the Cumberland for Some Real (alt)Country, 10 Bands 9/19 Performers for the 2nd Annual Gram Parsons Petition Party tribute concert include Porter Hall TN of East Nashville; Chuckanut Drive from Seattle (Bellevue); James Scott Bullard and the All Night Sweethearts, and Sleepless Nights tribute band (with a guy and gal that sound just like Gram & Emmy) from the N and S Carolina; Chris James & the Gram Band (Nashville); Lynda Lucas from Ireland; The Cosmic American Derelicts, and Brian Molnar & the Naked Hearts (five weeks now on the AMA airplay chart) both from New Jersey; and Walter Egan (Magnets and Steel fame, and in whose kitchen Gram & Emmy first sang together) of Franklin, TN. Just added Anchor in the Valley (Kelsey from Kentucky) and Joe Whyte (just opened for Rosanne Cash). +21, 8p-2a.
Make plans now for mid-Sept (last day of the AMA Conference) to Cross the Cumberland for some real Country (just across the bridge from downtown and the AMA convention)! Come to honor Gram on the 36th anniversary of his demise and help get him inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame. All at the hottest place to hear music in Nashville, The 5 Spot.
Now Available to All: Collector's Item: 1st Gram Parsons Petition Party shirt, 35th year to day of his death. Order this collector's item from the first Gram Parsons Petition Party: "Together Again - In the Hall of Fame." $15 includes shipping for this 100% cotton T-shirt, sand color like the desert. Email me at songs @ atticweb.com or go to www.cypresscowboy.com.