I’ve got some Nicole Atkins news. Yes, I know she’s a little more mainstream than most of the artists I feature, but her voice gives me goosebumps so she’s in.
Firstly, she has a new blog. She was using MySpace but it got a bit cluttered (no surprise, they’re blogging software sucks IMHO) so you can find her [here].
She and her band have recorded an EP of covers called Nicole Atkins Digs Other People’s Songs and they’re working on a release date. Some of the songs she digs are by Mama Cass, the Doors, the Church (eeee!) and Nada Surf. I’ll let you know more about that as I find out.
And finally she’s got some live dates coming up.
Now, I’ve not seen her live yet, but I did see her set from SXSW on DirecTV and she blew my socks off. Her band is faboo (and we already know she is). So if she’s coming to your town try and see her…and then write about it and I’ll post your review!
08/22/2008 New York NY USA Rockin the River Cruises w/ Rhett Miller, Nicole solo, Two Shows: 7pm and 9:30 pm
08/24/2008 San Francisco CA USA Outside Lands Festival
08/25/2008 Los Angeles CA USA Largo at the Coronet
09/26/2008 Shreveport LA USA Jayne Marie On Cross Lake
09/28/2008 Austin TX USA Austin City Limits Music Festival
10/11/2008 Rosenhayn NJ USA Deerfield Harvest Festival, Trio Performance
11/05/2008 Philadelphia PA USA World Cafe
11/07/2008 Kendall Green DC USA The Rock And Roll Hotel
11/08/2008 Charlotte NC USA Neighborhood Theatre
11/13/2008 Cambridge MA USA T.T. The Bears
11/14/2008 New York NY USA The Bowery Ballroom
11/26/2008 Asbury Park NJ USA Stone Pony
Check out [Nicole Atkins Official] for more details.