Ireland’s Little Green Cars arrive to Johnny Brenda’s to provide their indie/fifties influenced style tonight. The band has recently been touring to promote the release of their EP Harper Lee throughout the United States. Coupling the release of their EP, the band has been hard at work and will be celebrating their forthcoming debut album Absolute Zero. Set to hit stores and iTunes July 15th, the band will no doubt be playing songs off the record during their set tonight. The album is already available for pre-order on the band’s website here. Tickets and information for tonight’s 21+ show with Dan Croll and The Quelle Source can be found here. As fans await the release of Absolute Zero, enjoy the music video for “Harper Lee”.
All week on World Cafe with David Dye, the Sense of Place series is exploring the city of Memphis and its musical heritage. Today, we listen in on the World Cafe session recorded with Memphis indie band Lucero at famed Ardent Studios (Big Star, Al Green, etc.). Download performances of “Slow Dancing” and “Nobody’s Darling” below. You can listen to the Sense of Place series on WXPN at 2 p.m. Monday through Friday all this week, or at 7 p.m. on XPN2: Singer-Songwriter Radio. Continue reading
All week on World Cafe with David Dye, the Sense of Place series is exploring the city of Memphis and its musical heritage. Today, David takes a walking tour of Memphis with Brian Venable, guitarist of Lucero. They grab lunch, go record shopping, check out a skateboard shop and stroll through Venable’s neighborhood; watch it in the video below. You can listen to the Sense of Place series on WXPN at 2 p.m. Monday through Friday all this week, or at 7 p.m. on XPN2: Singer-Songwriter Radio.
The Memphis band Lucero has a new album called Women & Work coming out on March 13th. The album is the band’s debut for ATO Records and was recorded at the legendary Ardent Studios in Memphis. The band plays Union Transfer on Sunday, April 22nd with J Roddy Walston And The Business. In exchange for your e-mail address you can download the song “Sometimes” from the forthcoming album below.
Lucero performs with Lionize at 8:30 p.m. at Union Transfer; tickets to the all-ages show are $20.