Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Punch Brothers FREE download of "New Chance Blues"

Some big news to announce. First and foremost, if you haven't already heard, Punch Brothers are nominated for TWO Grammys this year. The nominations are for Best Country Collaboration with Vocals for the song "Pride" with Dierks Bentley and Del McCoury and Best Country Instrumental Performance for the song "New Chance Blues," which was released as a bonus track with Antifogmatic. To celebrate, they decided to give away a FREE download of "New Chance Blues" here.

They also have a slew of new 2011 tour dates to announce, including stops in Nashville, Charlotte, Raleigh, Asheville, Seattle, Portland, and San Francisco. Below is a full list of dates. In addition to the Punch Brothers dates, Chris Thile will be performing with Gabriel Kahane and special guest Brad Mehldau at Le Poisson Rouge in New York City on Wednesday, March 2nd. Chris will also play three symphony dates, performing his Mandolin Concerto, in Cedar Falls, IA, Scottsdale, AZ, and Great Falls, MT.

December 8, Fine Line Music Cafe, Minneapolis, MN
December 9, Old Rock House, St. Louis, MO
December 11, Lincoln Hall, Chicago, IL
December 12, Lincoln Hall, Chicago, IL
January 12, Iron Horse, Northampton, MA
January 13, Somerville Theater, Somerville, MA
January 14, Higher Ground, Burlington, VT
January 15, Bowery Ballroom a p-Bingo Night, New York, NY
January 20, Monroe Area Council, Madisonville, TN
January 21, Rose Hulman Institute, Terre Haute, IN
January 22, Kentucky Center, Louisville, KY
January 23, Miami University, Middletown, OH
January 24, CAPA – Lincoln Theater, Columbus, OH
February 5, Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center Cedar Falls, IA
February 11, Boulder Theater, Boulder, CO
February 12, Wheeler Opera House, Aspen, CO
February 13, Vilar Center, Beaver Creek, CO
February 15, Mercy Lounge, Nashville, TN
February 17, The Neighborhood Theatre, Charlotte, NC
February 18, The Lincoln Theatre, Raleigh, NC
February 19, UGA Performing Arts Center, Athens, GA
February 20, The Orange Peel, Asheville, NC
February 24, Arizona Musicfest, Scottsdale, AZ
February 26, Civic Center Mansfield Theatre, Great Falls, MT
March 2, Le Poisson Rouge, New York, NY
March 5, Weber State University, Ogden, UT
March 7, Emerson Cultural Center, Bozeman, MT
March 9, Aladdin Theatre, Portland, OR TICKETS
March 10, 11 & 12, Alyeska Resort, Girdwood, AK
March 15, Showbox at the Market, Seattle, WA
March 16, The McDonald Theatre, Eugene, OR
March 18, Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, CA
March 19, The Mystic Theatre, Petaluma, CA
March 31, Plaza Theater, Orlando, FL
April 1, Florida Theater, Jacksonville, FL
April 2, Savannah Music Festival, Savannah, GA
April 3, Vinyl Music Hall, Pensacola, FL
May 1, Stagecoach Festival, Indio, CA