The Southern rocking Outlaws enjoyed a brief period of radio success in the mid-1970s to early 1980s when "There Goes Another Love Song" and "(Ghost) Riders in the Sky" blasted from album-oriented rock stations.
As a recording act, the band has been fairly quiet since the 1980s.
The band, which holds the distinction of being the first act
What's happened during those years? The group has "endured tragedies and survived legal nightmares" according to the release. "Now The Outlaws are back with new music, a new focus and an uncompromising new mission: it's about a band of brothers bound together by history, harmony and the road. It's about a group that respects its own legacy while refusing to be defined by its past. Most of all, it's about pride."
North Sea Gas, which will play the Williamsburg Regional Library theater on Sept. 28, is a Scottish traditional band with a funny name and healthy following in Celtic music circles.
"Thirty years and stronger than ever," boasts the band's online bio. "One of
Here are news releases about both shows.
Southern Rock Legends THE OUTLAWS w/ Special Guest Tommy Castro and The Painkillers
Live at the
Saturday November 10, 2012
Southern Rock Legends, THE OUTLAWS, who brought you Rock radio favorites "There Goes Another Love Song", "Green Grass & High Tides", "Knoxville Girl", and "Freeborn Man" are bringing their Classic Rock sound to the Ferguson Center in support of their first studio album in nearly 20 years, titled "It's About Pride". Known as "The Florida Guitar Army" by their fans, THE OUTLAWS have earned a formidable reputation as an incendiary live act touring with friends The Allman Brothers Band,
During the last 40 years, the Southern Rock Legends' founding singer/songwriter/guitarist Henry Paul and co-founding drummer/songwriter Monte Yoho along with lead guitarist Billy Crain, co-lead guitarist Chris Anderson, keyboardist/vocalist Dave Robbins and bassist/vocalist Randy Threet-- have celebrated triumphs, endured tragedies and survived legal nightmares to remain one of the most influential and best-loved bands of the genre. Now THE OUTLAWS are back with new music, a new focus and an uncompromising new mission: it's about a band of brothers bound together by history, harmony and the road. It's about a group that respects its own legacy while refusing to be defined by its past. Most of all, it's about pride.
Joining THE OUTLAWS will be Special Guest and Award-Winning Blues Favorite, Tommy Castro and The Painkillers, the 2009 and 2010 recipient of the
Plus, New Jersey based rising regional Americana music artist, the Kenny Young Band.
WILLIAMSBURG REGIONAL LIBRARY | www.wrl.org
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 12, 2012
SCOTTISH BAND NORTH SEA GAS COMING TO WILLIAMSBURG LIBRARY
North Sea Gas has been performing music of their native
One of Scotland’s most popular folk bands, North Sea Gas features great vocals and tremendous three-part harmonies. Guitars, mandolin, fiddle, bouzouki, whistles, bodhrans, banjo and good humor are all part of their show. Their many recordings have received Gold and Silver disc awards from the Scottish Music Industry Association and they frequently sell-out shows at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. If you like entertaining