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SURFDOG WELCOMES TEA LEAF GREEN

Friday, May 22nd, 2009

Surfdog Records would like to welcome Tea Leaf Green! These four amazing musicians revitalize Rock ‘n’ Roll with solid songwriting and explosive live performances. Being kings of improvisation, Tea Leaf Green have creatively emerged from the San Francisco music scene to build a dedicated and growing fan base.

Surfdog is also proud to announce "Seeds", a 3-disc collection of Tea Leaf Green’s first three albums (Tea Leaf Green, Midnight on the Reservoir, and Living In Between). "Seeds" arrives on Earth Day, April 22, 2008.

Visit the band at tealeafgreen.com, or their MySpace page.

DAN HICKS AND THE HOT LICKS – TANGLED TALES AVAILABLE NOW!

Thursday, May 21st, 2009

Available Now!

Tangled Tales mashes the outlaw swing music, insightful charm, and brilliant melodies that have endeared Dan to audiences and fellow artists for four decades with his signature understated melancholy that could only be born from a creative genius.

Featuring a world-class collection of musical talent including instrumental virtuosos David Grisman, Charlie Musselwhite, Bruce Forman, and slide-guitarist Roy Rogers, and produced by Grammy-winning roots music producer Chris Goldsmith, Tangled Tales delivers 8 great new original tunes that feel like instant Dan Hicks classics (and some choice cover tunes too).

This album is calculated to keep your toes tappin’ and your synapses zappin’.

Purchase the CD at Amazon.com >>

Purchase the Vinyl (Comes with the CD as well!) at Amazon.com >>

Purchase the MP3 Album at Amazon.com >>

Purchase the MP3 Album at iTunes >>

Shop Dan Hicks and the Hot Licks in the Surfdog Shop >>

 

:: The Tangled Tales Tour ::

Mar. 18 @ KPFA DAVID GAINS’ GRATEFUL DEAD HOUR – LIVE PERFORMANCE AND INTERVIEW (AIRED NATIONALLY) – @ 8PM PST
Mar. 21 @ KPIG ‘HAM JAM’ SHOW  – INTERVIEW AND LIVE PERFORMANCE (AFTERNOON PST)
        & KWMR (SAN FRANCISCO) – INTERVIEW WITH D. HUNTER –  AFTERNOON
Mar. 23 @ KCSM (SAN FRANCISCO) – INTERVIEW WITH CHUY 3/23 AT 3PM (LIVE)
Mar. 22 @ KSAN 107.7 (SAN FRANCISCO)  – INTERVIEW WITH JOEL SELVIN FROM SF CHRONICLE (TAPED)
        ALSO TO BE AIRED ON KOZT (MENDOCINO, CA)

:: Mar. 24 – TANGLED TALES RELEASE DATE!!  ::
Mar. 24 @ KFOG (SAN FRANCISCO) – INTERVIEW AND LIVE PERFORMANCE @ 8AM PST

Mar. 24 @ KRSH (SANTA ROSA) – INTERVIEW AND PERFORMANCE WITH BILL BOWKER @ 5PM
Mar. 24 @ BORDER’S IN-STORE (SANTA ROSA, CA) @ 7PM
Mar. 25 @ BELLY UP TAVERN, SOLANA BEACH, CA
Mar. 26 @  EL REY THEATRE, LOS ANGELES, CA
Mar. 28 @ YOSHI\’S SAN FRANCISCO, CA :: with special guest DAVID GRISMAN ::
Apr. 3 @ ONE LONGFELLOW SQUARE, PORTLAND, ME
Apr. 4 @ BULL RUN, SHIRLEY, MA
Apr. 5 @ IRON HORSE, NORTHAMPTON, MA
Apr. 6 @ BB KING BLUES CLUB, NEW YORK, NY
Apr. 7 @ TURNING POINT, PIERMONT, NY
Apr. 10 @ SELLERSVILLE THEATER, SELLERSVILLE, PA
Apr. 11 @ THE STATE THEATER, FALLS CHURCH, VA
May 13 @ LOGAN SQUARE AUDITORIUM, CHICAGO, IL
May 14 @ TURNER HALL BALLROOM, MILWAUKEE, WI
May 15 @ MAJESTIC THEATER, MADISON, WI
May 16 @ CEDAR CULTURAL CENTER, MINNEAPOLIS, MN

 

DAVE AND CHRISTIAN AUDIGIER CELEBRATE

Thursday, May 21st, 2009

Dave Stewart and Christian Audigier launch Rock Fabulous Clothing Line and announce Audigier Music!

 .. cause for celebrations!… more soon…

 

WYLDE BUNCH LIVE ON BLAZIN’ 98.9 FM

Thursday, May 21st, 2009


 

Wylde Bunch will be appearing on the Baka Boyz Morning Show on Blazin’ 98.9 FM this Friday (2/15/08) at 8:00AM. They’ll discuss their upcoming release "Abuse Thys Substance", their new videos and a lot more.

Listen live at the Blazin’ 98.9 website here.

 

BRIAN SETZER GRAMMY NOMINATED

Thursday, May 21st, 2009

Don’t forget to tune in to CBS this Sunday (February 10th) at 8PM ET/PT for the 50th Annual Grammy Awards!

Brian Setzer’s album "Wolfgang’s Big Night Out" is nominated for Best Classical Crossover Album. Good luck Brian!
 

WYLDE BUNCH FEATURED ON CRACKLE.COM

Thursday, May 21st, 2009

 

Wylde Bunch’s video for "She’s Nuts" was featured Monday through Wednesday on the front page of Crackle.com.

Crackle, Inc. is a video entertainment network devoted to promoting the hottest stars of tomorrow. A part of Sony Pictures Entertainment, the company’s site provides different channels dedicated to specific genres (such as sports, blogs or music to name a few) that are full of unique video content.

Click here to visit Crackle.com

DAVE KAPLAN MANAGEMENT WELCOMES DAVE STEWART

Thursday, May 21st, 2009

 

Surfdog’s management arm, Dave Kaplan Management, is thrilled to announce its newest signing, Golden Globe and 4-time Grammy Award winner, DAVE STEWART. As an artist, producer, songwriter, author, entrepreneur, environmentalist, and visionary, Dave has enjoyed years of incredible groundbreaking success with the likes of Eurythmics, Tom Petty, Bono, Bob Dylan, No Doubt, Mick Jagger, and, most recently, as Nokia’s Innovation Advisor and Chief Disruption Office (actual official title!). There are many great things in the pipeline from Dave in coming months and year, and we look forward to sharing his brilliance with the World!

WYLDE BUNCH PART OF HIGH SCHOOL ENGLISH CLASSES

Thursday, May 21st, 2009

 

Wylde Bunch might be a part of your homework soon.  They’ve joined up with BlueNose Edutainment to be part of High School (Grades 9-12) English courses.  The program focuses on pairing up a songwriting skill with bands such as Plain White T’s, HelloGoodbye, Wylde Bunch and more.  The skill associated with Wylde Bunch is ""Finding Your Voice", and students will study the song "Yeah Yeah (Stomp The Bleachers)" as an example.  Objectives for the course include classifying, evaluating, and writing lyrics while developing personal and unique writing strategies.

BlueNose Ed hopes to motivate students to read and write through the use of positive entertainment, and Wylde Bunch’s story and music couldn’t be a better match for the course.  To learn more about BlueNose Edutainment please visit their website.

 

WYLDE BUNCH – NEW VIDEO FOR “SHE’S NUTS”

Thursday, May 21st, 2009

 

Wylde Bunch has teamed up with Liam Sullivan (Kelly from "Shoes") for 5 minutes of pure comic genius.

Over 35,000 views in one day!

YouTube Honor stats:
#1 – Top Rated (Today) – Music
#5 – Most Discussed (Today) – Music
#5 – Top Favorites (Today)
#7 – Most Viewed (Today) – Music

This video is spreading like wildfire online with an overwhelmingly positive response!

Wylde Bunch would like to thank everyone involved with the vid, and all you fans out there for making this thing explode!

View "She’s Nuts" at YouTube and leave your comments by clicking here.

Click here to buy "SHE’S NUTS" at iTunes.

DAN HICKS ON RADIO MARGARITAVILLE

Wednesday, May 20th, 2009

Radio Margaritaville will be running a half hour feature on Dan Hicks and his new album Tangled Tales, with four chances to catch the show! The feature will air on XM Radio channel 55 and Sirius Radio channel 31.  If you don’t subscribe to satellite radio, you can stream it for FREE at www.radiomargaritaville.com. Be sure to tune in to hear music from the new Dan Hicks & The Hot Licks release Tangled Tales.

Air Dates:
Tuesday, April 28th                  9:00pm PDT
Thursday, April 30th                 9:30am PDT
Friday, May 1st                        6:00pm PDT
Saturday, May 2nd                   2:00pm PDT