Posted in music | tour dates on October 18, 2010

Holly Golightly & The Brokeoffs

Singer-songwriter Holly Golightly has always had a love affair with American roots music, especially rockabilly and Northwest '60s garage. She became known to many fans first in her association with Billy Childish, the female group Thee Headcoatees, and started recording around 1992, while her first solo project debuted in 1995.

Over 20 albums later, Golightly continues more recent explorations of country blues. But about one-half of Medicine County is more clearly influenced by the progeny of Cash at his blackest--Nick Cave, the Handsome Family, and the Louvin Brothers of "Knoxville Girl". It makes for a strong contribution to the creative re-interpretations of genres and their expectations, without a radical departure from them. [PopMatters]

Holly Golightly & The Brokeoffs, aka now-Georgia residents Holly Golightly and Lawyer Dave, will head out on tour in December. That tour will include a pair of NYC shows : Mercury Lounge on 12/9 (for the late show) and Knitting Factory the next night 12/10. Tickets for both the Mercury Lounge and Knitting Factory shows are on sale.

Holly Golightly & The Brokeoffs released their latest LP Medicine County earlier this year, and recently played both Mercury Lounge and Knitting Factory in June.

All dates and some videos below...

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Holly Golightly 'On The Fire'

Holly Golightly @ Spaceland

Holly Golightly and the Brokeoffs - Dirt Don't Hurt

HOLY GOLIGHTLY & THE BROKEOFFS - 2010 TOUR DATES
Fri 10/29/10 Chattanooga, TN JJ's Bohemia
Sat 10/30/10 Chattanooga, TN Normal-Palooza Festival
Sat 11/27/10 Atlanta, GA Variety Playhouse
Mon 11/29/10 Nashville, TN The End
Tue 11/30/10 St Louis, MO The Firebird
Thu 12/02/10 Milwaukee, WI Mad Planet
Fri 12/03/10 Chicago, IL Beat Kitchen
Sat 12/04/10 Detroit, MI Magic Stick
Sun 12/05/10 Cleveland, OH Beachland Tavern
Mon 12/06/10 Pittsburgh, PA Thunderbird Cafe
Wed 12/08/10 Boston, MA Great Scott
Thu 12/09/10 New York, NY The Mercury Lounge (late)
Fri 12/10/10 Brooklyn, NY Knitting Factory (early)
Sat 12/11/10 Philadelphia, PA M Room
Sun 12/12/10 Baltimore, MA Metro Gallery
Mon 12/13/10 Arlington, VA IOTA Club & Cafe
Wed 12/15/10 Wilmington, NC The Soapbox
Thu 12/16/10 Chapel Hill, NC Local 506
Fri 12/17/10 Charlotte, NC Snug Harbor
Sat 12/18/10 Asheville, NC Stella Blue

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Comments (2)

awesome, thanks BV

Posted by Anonymous | October 18, 2010 4:39 PM

The St. Louis show has been canceled. Anyone know if the other shows are still happening?

Posted by JeffRey | November 5, 2010 12:35 AM

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