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Thank you to all who came to the 4-20 gig at the Grey Eagle with Southern Culture on the Skids! Big welcome to the new folks who signed up for my list there.
Want to let you know about a few things. First off I'm energized to be playing with my Nashville pals Smoking Flowers at Sly Grog Lounge on May 23. If what you're after is Americana music with a poetic punk-rock kick, then check out this duo. The Zealots are gonna rock out! The next night I'm playing solo in Pittsboro at City Taproom, so come on out Chapel Hill friends!
We've got several new videos up on my newly styled Youtube channel. Check these compilations out: the Zealots and George Trouble. Subscribe if you like them, more on the way, including from 4-20.
Hey friends - I just uploaded two new videos from my gig at Rockwood Music Hall in Brooklyn last month (top left column on this page). Have a listen. Also just sent out my latest newsletter, which includes an excerpt of the David Wojnarowicz piece I've been working on for months.
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My spring touring season is starting already. After 2 NC gigs in January, I've got 3 more in the northeast in February, to coincide with my attendance at the College Art Association annual conference in NYC. I'm also adding the finishing touches to my piece about David Wojnarowicz, for publication....
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George Trouble & The Zealots are delighted to be playing as a 4pc. at Catawba brewing in Asheville, NC on friday, Jan. 18th..7pm-10pm!
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Lots of behind the scenes going on!
- The Fleetwoods show video is being edited.
- Booking some Nashville shows and possibly Atlanta and Athens
- "Another Head" animation progressing slow but steady
- Have a show in Carrboro on June 16th at 2nd Wind
- Pulling my press packet together at last
- Writing about my East Village days in the 1980s for a lecture
- AND making a new series of paintings in my spare time - see the latest work in progress on my George Terry McDonald Art Facebook page.
This Friday we will be playing the songs from The Zealots-"Jawbone" and George Trouble-"Plow"..We plan to use this show to promote the release of these long-awaited records in the Fall. Join us for big fun and be a part of Zealots history. We are honored to have legendary Dex Romweber playing with us. Dirty Dutch Trio from Asheville opens up. Doors at 8pm. The first 75 who attend will receive advance copies of both records.
George Trouble-"Plow" and The Zealots- "Jawbone" are in hand now..Just in time for the Dex Romweber/George Trouble-"Wild Love" tour..
The dates have changed since the last message- We started in Carrboro 3/24 at The Station- coming up:...3/30- 10th Ave Burrito- Belmar, NJ; 4/5-American Spirits- Asbury, NJ: 4/6-The National Hotel-Frenchtown, NJ;
4/8-Queens Museum (Mel Chin's Art Opening)-2pm; 4/8- Hill Country BBQ- NYC 8pm; 4/9- Hill Country BBQ- DC 8pm..Come out and say Howdy and get a new record or two! It's The Zealots best yet and GT's first solo release!
New albums: The Zealots - Jawbone and George Trouble - Plow will be available April 1st!
Jawbone is the Zealot's fourth record. Plow is George Terry's first solo release. We hope to have record release parties in various towns later this year.
Meanwhile we're going on tour! Old pal Dex Romweber (Flat Duo Jets), is energized to be touring with George Terry in late March through early April, including Hill Country BBQ, in NYC (4/8) and at their DC location (4/9).
Also, on May 18th, Dex Romweber and Rod Hamdallah (Legendary Shape Shifters) will join The Zealots at Fleetwood's on Haywood in West Asheville for a video shoot gig!!!!!
It'll get greasy!
Get all the details in the calendar above. We will also be playing in NJ, PA, Philly, and Baltimore! Watch twitter for updates. This will be a legendary tour, and we hope to see you then!