Sam Amidon releasing a new LP, touring (dates, stream)
Sam Amidon at SXSW 2011 (more by Tim Griffin)
Sam Amidon is releasing a new album of re-imagined folk songs, Lily-O, on September 30 via Nonesuch. The album features jazz guitarist Bill Frisell, as well as past Sam Amidon collaborators Shahzad Ismaily (bass) and Chris Vatalaro (drums). You can check out "Walkin' Boss" from the new LP, below.
Sam also has some dates coming up, including a previously discussed appearance at "Nonesuch Records at BAM" on September 20, along with Kronos Quartet, Natalie Merchant, Rhiannon Giddens and Olivia Chaney. Tickets for that show are still available.
All dates are listed, with the new song, below...
1. Walkin' Boss
2. Down the Line
3. Blue Mountains
4. Pat Do This, Pat Do That
6. Groundhog Variations
7. Won't Turn Back
8. Maid Lamenting
9. Your Lone Journey
Sam Amidon -- 2014 Tour Dates
Sept 20 Brooklyn Academy of Music Brooklyn, NY
Sept 21 Mass MoCA North Adams, MA
Oct 16 The Barns at Wolf Trap Vienna, VA
Oct 20 The Parlor Room Northampton, MA
Nov 16 EFG London Jazz Festival London, UK