Folk Rock

ALT to play Summer Festivals, Hard Working Americans dates

Summer is well under way and ALT will be making several festival stops in July and August as well as supporting Hard Working Americans in August. Aug 16 Dallas TX w/ Hard Working Americans

Aug 17 Austin TX w/ Hard Working Americans

Aug 18 Fayetteville AR w/ Hard Working Americans

July 22 Springfield IL Downtown Bacon Showdown Festival w/ Nikki Lane and more

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July 30 Macon GA Bragg Jam

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August 5 & 6 Appleton WI Mile of Music

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August 28 Athens GA Wildwood Revival

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ALT & The Stoned Faces head West

942545_10154091408781764_2725758653453266321_n ALT & The Stoned Faces (Brian Wright gtr., Keith Christopher b., Jordan Solly Levine dr.)  are set to head west on a tour that will find them in Tennessee and Arkansas. Then they head to Oklahoma and Texas opening for Ray Wylie Hubbard before moving on to several headlining shows in Oregon and Washington, Colorado and a stop at the Music On The Mesa Festival in Taos, NM alongside acts like Steve Earle and The Mastersons. Check the shows page for details.

Also for you Nashvillians, be sure to pick up the latest copy of The East Nashvillian featuring ALT on the cover and photos by Stacie Huckeba. Read it by clicking HERE.

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ALT is also featured in the current issue of Garden & Gun Magazine. He's been called everything from folk to punk to poet and now you can add outlaw to the list as Garden & Gun named him one of the America's new young Outlaws. Read it by clicking HERE.

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Rolling Stone Sings ALT's Praises And Premiers Florida Man

Screen Shot 2015-09-24 at 10.05.01 AM "Looking for moments of dark humor amongst the genius — that's Tasjan at his core,"-says Rolling Stone about ALT's song Florida Man off his debut album, In The Blazes. Read the whole thing by clicking HERE.

No Depression says In The Blazes is "…vying for album of the year."

Screen Shot 2015-08-24 at 8.40.18 AM No Depression's Jay Minkin has declared ALT an "Underdog phenom" and says that In The Blazes is "…vying for album of the year." Read all about it by clicking HERE.

NPR Music's Ann Powers calls ENSAAT an "East Nashville Anthem"

Screen Shot 2015-08-14 at 11.21.39 AM NPR's Songs We Love has premiered ALT's insightful take on the state of Americana music with his thoughtfully crafted tune E.N.S.A.A.T. (East Nashville Song About A Train). Ann goes on saying "Tasjan croons in his broken tenor, over a slowly steamrolling guitar line. That's some eternal truth to drop on a changing Nashville landscape." Read it all about it and take a close listen by clicking HERE.

The Trouble With Drinkin' First Listen at Twang Nation

Screen Shot 2015-08-07 at 10.49.24 AM Thanks to Twang Nation for giving you a first listen to The Trouble With Drinkin' off of ALT's debut full length album In The Blazes. "A Leon Russell-style folk-funk stroll through a place where heaven’s open bar keeps that amber current flowin’ through his mind." Click HERE to read it all.

Telling Stories To The Wall Released on May 20th

d3ShpsoNYlpFnbfhvQ3w7j66O2qXRvfonSWphev_PVA The new EP from ALT Telling Stories To The Wall will be officially released on May 20th. Physical copies are still available only at shows so don't miss ALT on tour!

1. Madonna's From Amerika

2. Living Proof

3. Not Punk

4. American Tan

ALT Talks to Pancakes and Whiskey

Photo by Carlton Freeman Before his NYC gig last week at Subculture, ALT sat down to have a chat with Pancakes and Whiskey.

"My thing isn’t a fashion or movie star thing, I’m writing songs for people that are thinking and wondering how their life is going to work out and shit like that,"-ALT.

To read it all and see pictures from the show click HERE

On Tour With The Mastersons & New Merch

live lamp I'll be on tour for all of February and the first half of March with a wonderful duo from Austin, TX called The Mastersons. Check out our tour dates. I'll have a new version of the Telling Stories To The Wall EP (every copy also includes my Crooked River Burning EP) available for sale along with a poster designed by Craig McRae at the merch table. Also, there will be some t-shirts coming in about halfway through this run. Can't wait to see all my west coast friends. See you guys soon. The track listing for the new version of Telling Stories To The Wall is:

1. Madonna's From Amerika

2. Living Proof

3. Not Punk

4. American Tan

Tour dates:

2/8 Charleston WV, Mountain Stage Radio Show 2/10 Colorado Springs CO, Ivywild School 2/11 Denver CO, Larimer Lounge 2/12 Salt Lake City UT, Kilby Court 2/13 Boise ID, The District Coffee House 2/14 Walla Walla WA, Main Street Studios 2/15 Seattle WA, The Rendezvous Seattle 2/17 Portland OR, Mississippi Studios 2/18 Cottage Grove OR, Axe and Fiddle 2/19 San Francisco CA, The Chapel w/ Jonny Two Bags 2/10 Santa Monica CA, McCabe's Guitar Shop 3/1 Mobile AL, Callaghan's Irish Social Club 3/4 Gatlinburg TN, Sugarlands Distilling Company 3/5 Lexington KY, Natasha's Bistro & Bar 3/8 Cleveland OH, The Beachland Ballroom and Tavern 3/9 New York NY, Rockwood Music Hall 3/10 Philadelphia PA, World Cafe Live 3/12 Washington DC, Gypsysally's 3/13 Ashland VA, Ashland Coffee & Tea 3/14 Carrboro NC, Cat's Cradle 3/15 Decatur GA, Eddie's Attic

Interview with Waxoholics

I just did an interview with Waxoholics...we covered all my favorite stuff like albums and songs and Kevn Kinney and JP Olsen. `Thanks to Dead Weather Denver for some great questions.  Click HERE to read all about it. Screen Shot 2014-12-03 at 7.17.23 AM