Archive for February, 2013

On The Road Again…

Thursday, February 28th, 2013

We head out tonight for a 2 1/2 week run through parts of the North and South East. We have lots of songs from The Nomad Series in our repetoire as well as dozens from our catalogue (including the entirety of Black Eyed Man and, of course, The Trinity Session). We hope that we see some of you out there and if you can't make it please follow along on the tour diary that we will be posting as we move along. Check out the tour page to see if we are coming close to your front door…..Northampton here we come.

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Lee Harvey Osmond in Toronto

Tuesday, February 19th, 2013

Lee Harvey Osmond will be bringing The Folk Sinner to Toronto on March 22 for a concert at The Great Hall. I will be playing along as a guest musician as will Andy Maize, (Skydiggers) Oh Susanna, Colin Linden (Blackie and the Rodeo Kings) and Paul Reddick. You can get your tickets here: http://www.ticketmaster.ca/event/10004A4CE9A58985.

If you haven't had a chance to listen yet, please do so: http://latentrecordings.com/leeharveyosmond/

Here is some earlier, incredible, praise for the album:

“It’s far too early to begin compiling a best of 2013 list, but The Folk Sinner is a good start. Canadiana cottage-country weirdness at its finest.”
The Record

 

“…this is the first must-have record of 2013. …the music Bob Dylan would have made if he could sing and play guitar like Mark Knopfler.” Berkeley Place

“prime uneasy listening” exclaim – 8/10

“ a beguiling record … jazz, country and American folk music, all filtered through Wilson’s impressive vision and impeccable taste.” Americana UK – 8/10

“Sinners seek salvation. …nocturnal incantations and lamentations.” Sun Media – Four Stars

“ …gathers infectiousness with each play and shines a light on the many facets of LeE HARVeY OsMOND. Consequence Of Sound

“The Folk Sinner is destined to be an underground classic.” Baby Sue

“it’s hard to imagine anyone not finding something on ‘The Folk Sinner’ to help you fly right down the highway to wherever you’re headed.”
No Depression

“Lee Harvey Osmond has just set the bar to an unthinkable apex for 2013 with the release of The Folk Sinner.” Spill Magazine

“The Folk Sinner is one of those rare albums that feels absolutely complete.” Grayowl Point

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BBC Radio Scotland performance and interview

Saturday, February 9th, 2013

You can now check out the interview and video performance that Margo, Jeff and I did  for the BBC program "Another Country" while we were in Glasgow last month. It will only be available for your viewing pleasure for another seven days.

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Alaska trip

Friday, February 1st, 2013

In September we are teaming up again with our pals at Roots On The Rails (the same group who put together our train trip across Canada a few years ago). This time we are heading to Alaska, where we'll be journeying through the mind-bending beauty of Denali Park…and you can join us if you have the time, the inclination and the cash. It's not a cheap trip, but it sounds like it will be amazing. So if you are looking to spend some of your retirement savings, please visit the Roots On The Rails website and check out the details.

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