Leading into summer Ash Gray and the Burners are working on new recordings some of which will be released as a piece of vinyl, a two sided single on Martin Bedford’s, Honeybee Blues label around August. The Burners will be doing some scattered dates around UK while working on new material including opening up for hometown hero,Dale Watson on June 5th at the Greystones in Sheffield. Keep a close eye and some more new dates will before and after Sheffield’s Tram line festival in July!
Ash Gray and the Burners hit London then Derby this Feb. I will also be doing two showcases along side old friend,Shandon Sahm(son of Doug) in the Netherlands this January as he begins some work on new recordings and as a lead up to South By Southwest and more gigs this spring/summer.
SXSW promises some informal showcases for The Burners as well as some more Texas recordings. Look for more spring/summer listings here soon and some festival news.
Stay tuned here for announcements about Winter and spring tour dates emerging . We’ll be back in Texas for a month from Oct 16. GREAT times playing Dionysus as a round up from France! Pictured here as a duet with Jim Widdop!
As Ash Gray and The Burners roll into September we’ll not only be in France playing some events on the fringe of Austin transplant festival, Levitation but will be back in UK for the Dionysus Festival another psychedelic romp as the Burners gradually make some forays from our country/rock roots into mildly psych territory. More gigs and news appearing shortly in here and in “Tour Dates” section .
New gigs appearing here now(Check “Tour Dates” here) –Peakender festival and other gigs all the way up to a Flower Pot engagement in October in Derby before heading out to Texas this October playing some new Austin events around ACL time
The next couple month brings about some gigs in some A-list cities. Starting off with some gigs in Amsterdam and Alkmaar alongside Son of Doug,Shandon Sahm. These back-up gigs with Shandon will be a nice warmup to the upcoming Burners shows. The Burners and I will be off to Austin’s sister city,Angers for a series of gigs with Jim Widdop on pedal steel guitar and longtime Austin bandmate/drummer,Kenny Wayne where we’ll be furthering an interchange of musicians that has seen more and more Austin talent invading it’s sister city of Angers.
Howdy starting off this summer 2018, I’ll be hitting The Red Rooster Festival on June 1 then playing alongside Texas buds-Wild Bill And The Lost Knobs and Welsh friends,The Goat Roper Rodeo Band at several gigs including The Green Note in London June 7th. June 9 I’m at Peace In The Park Festival in Sheffield. After this I’ll be rolling out to the Netherlands in Alkmaar for a reunion with Son of Doug, Shandon Sahm on June 17 for an in-store at Popeyes Records. More gigs to be announced in Angers France before some summer time festivals in addition to Tramlines Festival in Sheffield. Keep on the tour calendar and seeya up front!