top of the morning! the 49th edition of the philadelpia folk fest was announced last week and if i were in the area i would definitely be hitting it up, but im not so i wont be. all i can do is pass along the details. those details being: its happening 8.20-22 at old pool farm and a whole bunch of people are playing, as you can imagine, including jeff tweedy, bonnie “prince” billy and the cairo gang, taj mahal, richard thompson, a.a. bondy, the subdudes and more!!! check out the site, see link above, for the remainder of the details.
new orleans’ noise pop duo extraordinaires caddywhompus are set to release their new record, remainder, on 5.11 on community records. like a lot of stuff, i havent heard the entire record, but i dig this lead track. few tour dates below….
5/14 houston, tx — superhappyfunland
5/15 denton, tx — 1919 hemphill
5/17 albuquerque, nm — revlis (silver skate shop)
5/26 redding, ca — the downtown eatery
5/27 corvallis, or — cloud 9
6/19 lafayette, la — artmosphere
6/26 carbondale, il — the swamp
6/30 madison, wi — the project lodge
7/23 atlanta, ga — the wonder root