Archive for March, 2010

Spring Tour!

Monday, March 22nd, 2010

Friday we hit the road for our Spring Tour! Our travels will bring us to many new places. We’re looking forward seeing old friends and making new ones. If you have any friends/family in any of these places, please, please spread the word. And don’t forget we return for a show at the World Cafe Live on April 10th!

Mason Porter Spring Tour

Poster by Snakes Will Eat You.

Spring Tour Press Release

Monday, March 8th, 2010

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Mason Porter: Spring Tour, New Album
Mason Porter on tour in support of new album

West Chester, Pennsylvania (March 8, 2010) – Roots group Mason Porter hits the road March 26 through April 10 for a spring tour in support of their new album, Thunder in the Valley. After a snowy Pennsylvania winter that forced the band to cancel their CD Release Party—twice—the band is anxious to finally bring their show on the road. The tour heads south (and hopefully to warmer weather), winding through the Appalachian states of Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, Kentucky, Tennessee, and West Virginia, before eventually wrapping up with a homecoming show at the World Café Live in Philadelphia on April 10.

Thunder In The Valley was released December 10 via Philadelphia upstart Uncle Nicky Records. Produced by Tom Hamilton (American Babies, Brothers Past) and mixed by producer Bill Moriarty (Dr. Dog, Hoots and Hellmouth), the album showcases the songwriting of band members Joe D’Amico, Tim Celfo and Paul Wilkinson. Preserving the core instrumentation of acoustic guitar, mandolin and upright bass—as well as Mason Porter’s signature three-part harmonies—Thunder in the Valley displays the band’s ability to expand beyond its original folk and bluegrass roots with more intricate songwriting and arrangements.

For more information, promo materials, or to schedule an interview please contact:
Joe D’Amico
masonporter@gmail.com
http://www.masonporter.com

Mar 19 Burlap and Bean, Newtown Square, Pennsylvania
Mar 26 Cafe Nola, Frederick, Maryland
Mar 27 The Boot, Norfolk, Virginia
Mar 28 Legend Brewery, Richmond, Virginia
Mar 28 Cary Street Café, Richmond, Virginia
Mar 29 The Evening Muse, Charlotte, North Carolina
Mar 31 Preservations Pub, Knoxville, Tennessee
Apr 1 The Green Lantern, Lexington, Kentucky
Apr 2 The Purple Fiddle, Thomas, West Virginia
Apr 3 Moondogs, Blawnox, Pennsylvania
Apr 10 World Cafe Live Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Steel City Friday

Monday, March 1st, 2010

This Friday we’re heading back to Steel City Coffee in Phoenixville. It’s one of our favorite places to play in the area. Joining us will be our friends from Philly The Great Unknown. Tickets are available at the Steel City website.