Country Music Troubadours Matt Woods and Adam Lee Announce Tour: "Connoisseurs of the Lesser Things:" Fine Music and Good Times
KNOXVILLE, TN, January 24th, 2013 /The Digitel/ - Country music troubadours Matt Woods of Knoxville, TN and Adam Lee of Kansas City, MO come together on their "Connoisseurs of Lesser Things" tour, which will kick off February 16th at The Mill in North Charleston, SC and will make stops in the south and mid-west including Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Tennessee, and West Virginia. Woods and Lee will also perform during the SXSW MidCoast Takeover Party held in Austin, TX from March 13th-16th. The tour will conclude March 20th. For complete dates and tour poster, visit www.therealmattwoods.com.
For their upcoming tour, each will be playing solo sets (in most cases). Woods will be playing songs off his albums The Matt Woods Manifesto and Broken Strings & Beer Specials: An Acoustic Retrospective, as well as songs from his new record slated for release in Fall 2013. Lee will be performing songs from his full-length solo record due out in Fall 2013, songs from an EP specially released for this joint tour, and records with his band The Dead Horse Sound Company, When the Spirits Move Me and Ghostly Fires.
"Some folks call what I do Americana, but I have a hard time putting a label on things like that. A lot of my songs are very much based in classic country music while others are grounded in straight forward and greasy rock 'n' roll," Woods explains. "I write what is ready to come out and try to be as honest as I can about it."
"Up until the past two years, it's been straight-up honky-tonk country," Lee describes. "Lately, I've been focusing more on songwriting for my solo work, which is more along the lines of dark Americana with a healthy dose of swinging country."
About Matt Woods:
Woods has been a figure in the East Tennessee music scene for the past ten years and has performed in several bands as well as working as a solo artist. Woods has shared the stage with the likes of CAKE, Drivin' n' Cryin', Will Hoge, Shannon McNally, Kevn Kinney, Roger Clyne (of The Refreshments), The Corduroy Road, Tim Lee, Mic Harrison (of the V-Roys and Superdrag), Doug Gillard (of Guided By Voices) , Two Cow Garage, Col. Bruce Hampton & the Code Talkers, Zac Brown, Graham Colton, Brian Vander Ark (of The Verve Pipe), The Features, and a seemingly never-ending list of talented independent artists from points around the globe.
About Adam Lee:
Adam Lee & The Dead Horse Sound Company (Johnny Kay, electric guitar and mandolin; "Bommerang" Dave Buchman, upright bass) toured Europe in Winter 2010 in support of their album, When the Spirits Move Me. The first track from that album, "Drinking, Cheating, Loving, and Leaving" was also featured in the 2011 Kevin Smith movie, Red State. Lee has shared the stage with notable musicians Dale Watson (an American alternative country/Texas Country singer, guitarist, songwriter, and self-published author based in Austin, TX), country musician Wayne "The Train" Hancock, Whitey Morgan (of Whitey Morgan and the 78's, a honky-tonk country band based in Flint, MI), and James Intveld (a Los Angeles, CA rockabilly musician, singer, songwriter, performer, actor, and film director).
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