“The Real Deal” Video Premiered on American Songwriter

As part of American Songwriter Magazine’s feature story, “Come Around Sundown: Country Music in The Crescent City,” we’ve premiered a new video for “The Real Deal.” The video was shot by Joshua Shoemaker on Feb. 12, 2014, in Sam’s backyard in New Orleans. American Songwriter’s story (which appears in the March/April print edition) also features our friends Kate Cavazos (Sundown Songs), Hurray For The Riff Raff, Luke Winslow-King, The Long Time Goners (Pat Reedy), The Good Gollies and The Wasted Lives. Click here to read the story online.

The Deslondes featured in Hurray for the Riff Raff’s New Video for “St. Roch Blues”

The Deslondes’ Sam Doores, Dan Cutler and Cameron Snyder are featured in Hurray for the Riff Raff’s new video for the song “St. Roch Blues,” which was co-written by Doores and Alynda Lee Segarra. SPIN recently premiered the video, which was shot by filmmaker Joshua Shoemaker and features scenes from the New Orleans neighborhood of St. Roch. A version of the song also appears on Hurray for the Riff Raff’s new album, Small Town Heroes, out now on ATO Records.

Introducing The Deslondes

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Riley Downing, Dan Cutler, Cameron Snyder, Sam Doores, John James. Photo by Sarrah Danziger

The Deslondes (formerly Tumbleweeds) are a New Orleans-based country-soul, swamp-boogie band. In their writing and performing, they combine elements of early Stax, Sun and Atlantic records with the influence of a more raw, stripped-down sound gleaned off field recordings from Alan Lomax and Mississippi Records catalogue. READ MORE

 

Fall 2013 Tour Dates

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Paste Magazine Presents: Spirit Family Reunion, Hurray for the Riff Raff and The Deslondes Fall Tour 2013

September
19 – Nashville, Tenn. @ Americana Music Festival *
20-21 – Bristol, Tenn. @ Rhythm and Roots Festival *
23 – Birmingham, Al. @ Bottletree
25 – New Orleans, La. @ One Eyed Jacks
26 – Houston, Tex. @ Fitzgerald’s
27 – Austin, Tex. @ Lamberts
28 – Ft. Worth, Tex. @ Live Oak

October
1 – Phoenix, Ariz. @ Sail Inn
2 – San Diego, Calif. @ Soda Bar
3 – Santa Barbara, Calif. @ Soho
4 – Oakland, Calif. @ New Parish
5 – San Francisco, Calif. @ Amnesia *
9 – Vancouver, British Columbia
10 – Seattle, Wash. @ Tractor Tavern
11 – Portland, Ore. @ Doug Fir
12 – Eugene, Ore. @ Sam Bonds
16 – Salt Lake City, Utah @ State Room
18 – Denver, Colo. @ Larimer Lounge
19 – Boulder, Colo. @ Etown
22 – Minneapolis, Minn. @ 7th Street Entry
23 – Madison, Wisc. @ Frequency
24 – Chicago, Ill. @ Lincoln Hall
25 – Ann Arbor, Mich. @ The Ark
26 – Cleveland, Ohio @ Beachland Tavern
27 – Toronto, Ontario @ Horseshoe
29 – Baltimore, Md. @ 8×10
29 – Philadelphia, Pa. @ Johnny Brenda’s
31 – Providence, R.I. @ Columbus Theater

November
1 – Boston, Mass. @ The Sinclair
2 – Brooklyn, NY @ Music Hall of Williamsburg
14 – New Orleans, La. @ Ogden Museum *
16 – Abita Springs, La. @ Abita Springs Opry *

all dates with Spirit Family Reunion and Hurray For The Riff Raff except marked with *