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Blind Boys of Alabama released new LP, playing free CMJ show at Pianos (updated dates, LP stream)

Blind Boys of Alabama @ ACL Fest 10/11/2013 (more by Tim Griffin)
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The Blind Boys of Alabama, whose new Justin Vernon-produced album is out now, just played Austin’s ACL Music Festival on Friday (10/11) and their fall tour will hit NYC for a show at Terminal 5 on October 26 opening for Black Crowes. Tickets are still available.

But if you’d like to see them in NYC somewhere, sooner, smaller (much, much smaller), and for free, Blind Boys of Alabama will be here for CMJ and their only scheduled appearance is Friday (10/18) at Pianos (!!) as part of the Planetary Group day party that also features Courtney Barnett, TOPS, and more. The show is free but you do need to RSVP to attend. BBoA are on at 4PM and the full lineup/schedule is below.

The groups’ new album, I’ll Find a A Way, features guest appearances from Sam Amidon, Shara Worden of My Brightest Diamond, Merrill Garbus of tUnE-yArDs, Casey Dienel of White Hinterland, and Patty Griffin. You can stream it via Spotify. All tour dates are listed below.

Planetary Party

PLANETARY & THE GREAT ESCAPE PRESENT: CMJ 2013
Downstairs stage
1:20 Wildlife
2:00 Tigertown
2:40 Hermitude
3:20 TOPS
4:00 Blind Boys Of Alabama
4:45 The Preatures
5:25 Sheppard

Upstairs Stage
1:00 Kid Karate
1:40 Jay Arner
2:20 We Cut Corners
3:00 Poor Young Things
3:40 Elizabeth Rose
4:20 Ginger & The Ghost
5:00 Courtney Barnett

Blind Boys of Alabama – 2013 Tour Dates
Oct 18 Pianos – NYC (CMJ Day Party)
Oct 19 South Shore Room at Harrah’s Lake Tahoe Stateline, NV
Oct 24 The Hamilton Washington, DC
Oct 26 Terminal 5 New York, NY
Nov 02 The Fillmore San Francisco, CA
Nov 07 Cedar Cultural Center Minneapolis, MN
Nov 08 Pabst Theater Milwaukee, WI
Nov 14 Tarrytown Music Hall Tarrytown, NY
Dec 05 Boulder Theater Boulder, CO
Dec 06 Higley Center for the Performing Arts Gilbert, AZ
Dec 10 Walt Disney Concert Hall Los Angeles, CA
Dec 12 Montalvo Saratoga, CA
Dec 14 Uptown Theatre Napa Napa, CA
Dec 17 Benaroya Hall Seattle, WA
Dec 20 The WorkPlay Theatre Birmingham, AL

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