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New Seasick Steve Album “You Can’t Teach An Old Dog New Tricks” Out June 7

May 26, 2011 drainu182 0

Describing himself humbly as “a song and dance man,” train-hopping hobo blues sensation Seasick Steve is indisputably a living legend. A proper festival headliner whose played for hundreds of thousands and appeared on national TV (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pNoPNC3ebYQ) in the UK and Europe, the three-string-slinger is now primed for widespread appreciation in his native U.S. with You Can’t Teach An Old Dog New Tricks, his first full length album for Third Man Records.

The 12-track album will be available digitally …

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Seasick Steve Signs To Third Man Records

March 17, 2011 drainu182 2

Third Man Records proudly announce the signing of a one album North American record deal with Oakland-born, Memphis-reared UK sensation Seasick Steve.

Born Steven Gene Wold in 1941, and having previously made his way variously as farmhand, carnie, cowboy and hobo, Seasick Steve’s unique arsenal of instruments includes the Three-String Trance Wonder (a custom-tuned three-string guitar with a Harmony pickup attached by duct tape that he’s described occasionally as the “biggest piece of shit in the world”), the One-Stringed Diddley …

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Today’s NY Presales

June 3, 2009 drainu182 0

Tickets go AMEX presale for a bunch of NY shows today including Blue October, The Honorary Title, Los Campesinos! and more. Click inside.

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All Points West Presale Today

April 2, 2009 drainu182 1

Tickets go on presale for the All Points West Festival today. Individual and three day passes are available. Click inside for the lineup and the presale code.

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The Killers and Oasis confirmed for V Festival

March 3, 2009 drainu182 0
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The V Festival’s shaping up to be awesome as usual. Iain Lee of Absolute Radio announced that The Killers and Oasis will headline. Other notable bands/acts include: Snow Patrol, Razorlight, Keane, Lily Allen, The Specials, Lady Gaga, The Ting Tings, Fatboy Slim, Elbow, James, The Enemy, Pendulum, The Script, Biffy Clyro, Paolo Nutini, MGMT, Katy Perry, The Wombats, James Morison, Pete Doherty, The Streets, Dizzee Rascal, happy Mondays, Seasick Steve, Ocean Colour Scene, and The Saturdays.

This year’s V Festival …